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The Asia Matters Business Summit: Cork Day 2

  • Cork Institute of Technology Bishopstown T12 P928 Ireland (map)

The Asia Matters Agri & Pharma Summit CIT Cork 25 May

To register your interest in attending please email

Registration & Networking

Welcome & Asia Context: Alan Dukes, Chairman Asia Matters
Welcome & Ireland Context: Dr. Barry O’ Connor, President CIT

Opening Address: Mr. Michael Creed TD, Minister for Agriculture

Expert Panel 1: Chair Aidan Cotter Asia Matters
The Convergence of Technology, Agriculture and Nutrition 
Jason Hawkins Chief Executive Carbery
Padraig Brennan, Director of Markets Bord Bia
Jianglai Weng, Head of Business Development Beingmate Ireland
Dr Sally Cudmore, General Manager, APC Microbiome Ireland

Expert Panel 2
: Chair Martin Murray Asia Matters
How Ireland is Innovating for Future Healthcare and Economic Growth
Dave Shanahan, CEO Adagio Life Sciences Commercialisation Partners
Dr. Colman Casey, Director Health Innovation Hub Ireland
Paul Downing, General Manager Hovione Ireland
Anne O'Leary, Executive Chairman KineMatik
Brendan O'Regan, CEO Zenith Technologies

Coffee Break

Innovation Panel
: Chair Niall Dowling Asia Matters/ Atomic
How start–ups with the best technology can scale globally
Frank Walsh, Partner & Director Enterprise Equity Venture Capital
Ronan Murphy, CEO Smarttech
Dan Byrne, Co-Founder Lincor Solutions Ltd.
Damien Flanagan, Senior Director Tax and R&D KPMG
Andrew Wood, Co-Founder ApisProtect

Closing Address : Mayor of Cork County, Councillor Declan Hurley

Networking Lunch, summit closes 14.30

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