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Sustainability Career Opportunities in Agri-Food Sector

From: 05 Mar 2019 - 12:00 To: 05 Mar 2019 - 13:00

Sustainability Career Opportunities in Agri-Food Sector

As part of of Earth Week at UCC, the Centre for Co-operative Studies host a public event on sustainability career options in the agri-food sector

Date Tuesday 5 March
Time 12pm-1pm
Venue Council Room, Main Quad, UCC


Chair Dr Olive McCarthy

12.00-12.15 Yvonne Cooney, Head of Sustainability, Ornua (marketing Kerrygold throughout the world) - “Sustainability Career Opportunities in the Agri-Food and Co-operative Sector” 

12.15-12.30 Michael Cronin, Agri-Food Business Partners, Dublin & former CEO Newmarket Co-operative – “The Need for Sustainability Answers in the Agri-Food Sector”

12.30-12.45  Dr. Oliver Moore, ARC Communication Director, Member of the Communications Team, Cultivate (Sustainability NGO) & Journalist, Irish Examiner – “Sustainability: No Longer a Policy Aspiration but a Practicality with Career Opportunities” 

12.45-12.55  Dr. Noreen Byrne & Dr. Olive McCarthy, UCC “Educational, Work Placement & Scholarship Opportunities through the MSc Co-operatives, Agri-Food and Sustainable Development

12.55-13.00 Presentation from UCC Career Services

Light lunch provided by the Department of Food Business & Development 

All welcome to attend.  For more details please contact Dr Olive McCarthy