AESI YOUNG RESEARCHERS' SEMINAR 2011

 

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09.30

Introduction and Tea/Coffee

 

First Years (10 min presentation + 5 min questions)                                 Chair: David Stead

9.45

Young farmer innovation practices for agricultural and rural development.

Jessica McKillop

10.00

Promoting innovation in Irish food processing firms – exploring the role of intermediaries in the innovation networks.

Beste Yildiz

 

Second Years plus (15 min presentation + 5 min questions)               Chair: Sinéad McCarthy

10.15

Healthy food choices: the role of front of pack nutritional labelling format.

Hannah Brown

10.35

 

Market segmentation using theory-driven predictive methods
A strategy for targeting the health segment.

 

Paul Naughton

10.55

Intra-household calorific food choices: incorporating latent attitudes in the decision-making structure.

Vikki O'Neill

11.15

Tea/Coffee Break

 

 

Chair: Trevor Donnellan

11.40

Innovation performance of Ireland’s dairy product exports.

Christina Ryan

12.00

An analysis of the factors associated with technical and scale efficiency of Irish dairy farms.

Eoin Kelly

12.20

Modelling the impact of changes in regional and national milk supply on the Irish dairy processing sector.

Carrie Quinlan

12.40

Simulation model of Irish dairy calf to beef systems.

Austen Ashfield

13.00

Lunch

 

 

Chair: Bill Brown

14.00

Electricity prices and generator behaviour in gross pool electricity markets.

Amy O'Mahoney

14.20

Measuring the marginal abatement cost of reducing nitrogen pollution in agriculture.

Aksana Chyzheuskaya

14.40

Spatial modelling of GHG emissions: assisting local government/agencies in the effective implementation of Irish climate change policy.

Eoin Grealis

15.00

Soil testing on Irish farms.

Edel Kelly

15.20

Judges’ Deliberations (Wilfrid Legg & Larry Harte)

Tea/Coffee & Presentation of Prizes

15.45

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