Conference examines Brexit impact

agendaNi organised a major conference to examine the implications of Brexit for a wide range of sectors and industries in Northern Ireland.

Colum Eastwood, MLA, SDLP; Mike Nesbitt, MLA, Ulster Unionist Party; Conference chair Mark Carruthers; Stephen Farry, MLA, Alliance Party and Conor Murphy, MLA, Sinn Féin.

agendaNi organised a major conference to examine the implications of Brexit for a wide range of sectors and industries in Northern Ireland. Entitled ‘Brexit: Making sense of the crisis’ the conference heard from speakers addressing issues such as what happens next in the Brexit process and looking at the impact on agriculture, the voluntary and community sectors, retail, transport, tourism and business. A key feature was a panel discussion where delegates had the opportunity to question MLAs about their views on Brexit and what happens next.

Malachy McAleer, South West College and John Gilliland, Devenish Nutrition Ltd.

Malachy McAleer, South West College and John Gilliland, Devenish Nutrition Ltd.

Michelle Hawkins, PKF-FPM Accountants Limited and Patricia O’Brien, Causeway Coast and Glens Borough Council.

Michelle Hawkins, PKF-FPM Accountants Limited and Patricia O’Brien, Causeway Coast and Glens Borough Council.

Conference chair Mark Carruthers with speakers Dagmar Shiek, Queen’s University; Ruth Taillon, Centre for Cross Border Studies and Jane Morrice, European Economic and Social Committee.

Conference chair Mark Carruthers with speakers Dagmar Shiek, Queen’s University; Ruth Taillon, Centre for Cross Border Studies and Jane Morrice, European Economic and Social Committee.

Martin Kelly, Strategic Planning and John McMullan, Bryson Charitable Group.

Martin Kelly, Strategic Planning and John McMullan, Bryson Charitable Group.

Paula Stephens, The Merchant Hotel and Sarah Mason, Women’s Aid Federation.

Paula Stephens, The Merchant Hotel and Sarah Mason, Women’s Aid Federation.

Seamus McAleavey, NICVA asks a question of the political panel.

Seamus McAleavey, NICVA asks a question of the political panel.

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