Ibec Medtech & Engineering Global Manufacturing Conference Competitions

Closing Date

Closing date for receipt of electronic versions of poster – February 26th 2020. Shortlisted posters will be displayed at the Conference on March 05. All shortlisted entries will receive a complimentary ticket to the conference where you will present your poster to the judging panel.

Poster Competition Guidelines – Conference Exhibition Area

Ibec Medtech & Engineering Global Manufacturing Conference Competitions

  1. Operational Excellence
  2. Advanced Manufacturing
  3. Best Company Implementation Programme for Apprenticeships – Polymer Technology or Manufacturing

Categories Categories

1. Operational Excellence

The award for the company with the best Operational Excellence project will be presented to the overall winner.

2. Advanced Manufacturing Award

The award for the company with the best Advanced Manufacturing project will be presented to the overall winner

3. Best Company Implementation Programme for Apprenticeships

The award for the company that has demonstrated the best implementation of an in-company Apprenticeship Programme in either Polymer Technology or Manufacturing will be presented to the overall winner

Note: Only one entry will be accepted per company for each category.

Poster Content and language

For consistency we have provided three template options for you using the format DMAIC /PDCA/A3 Format for the OpEx and Advanced Manufacturing posters.

A sample template and guideline is also provided for the Best Company Implementation Programme for Apprenticeships poster. Company name, logo, project name, team name and team members must be at the top of the poster.

The poster can use pictures/illustrations as appropriate.

The minimum point size used must be 20pt.

Poster Templates

See templates below

Poster Size Posters must be single-panel

A1 Landscape (841mm x 594mm)size in portrait format
Printed on 200gm matt laminated quality paper

Cost

Costs of producing the poster are the responsibility of the company. Competition entry includes one presenter place at the conference. Any subsequent delegates need to pay and book online.

Poster Set up at the event

Set up is available from 4pm on Wednesday 04 March. Set up must be completed by 08.00am on Thursday 05 March. A poster board with a position number for identification purposes will be provided to you on arrival. Poster must be removed on the evening of March 05 following the announcement of winners

Display time

08.00am Thursday 05 March– 7.00pm Thursday 05 March

Poster Competition Presenters

Advanced Manufacturing Award presented by Barry Kennedy, IMR

Operational Excellence Award presented by Gene Leonard, LBS Partners

Apprenticeship Programme Implementation Award presented by, Trish Breen, Ibec

Presence to discuss poster

We request that at least one of the authors are available to discuss your innovation during the two coffee breaks and lunch at the conference

Competition Entry

Please inform Ibec Business Sectors of your intention to enter a poster in the competition.

Please detail the category you will enter by email to ann.hare@ibec.ie

You are required also to send an electronic copy of your poster to ann.hare@ibec.ie by February 26th 2020.

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