Time Event

8:00 AM – 8:40 AM

Registration, Coffee & Networking

8:40 AM – 8:45 AM

Welcome Address

John O’Brien, CEO, S3 Connected Health

8:45 AM – 9:00 AM

Opening Remarks

Pádhraic McGinn, Senior Operations Director Europe , Jabil Healthcare

9:00 AM – 9:45 AM

Plenary Session

European and global manufacturing: trends, challenges and the way forward

Moderator: Anne Fitzpatrick, Manager Engineering Dept, Enterprise Ireland

Fergal O’Brien, Director Economic, Ibec

David O’Rahilly, Head of Supply Chain & Operational Excellence, Novartis

Adam O’Sullivan, Head of Pharmaceuticals & Healthcare, Kuhne + Nagle

Sean Ryan, Managing Director, Thormac

9:45 AM – 11:00 AM

Session 1

Session 1

Applying Advanced Technologies in the Manufacturing world

Moderator: Joan Mulvihill, Digitalisation Lead, Siemens

9:45 AM – 10:05 AM

Blockchain application for Pharma and Medical Device Supply Chains – The Case in the US and what it means for Ireland and Europe

Sebastian Carru, AI and Blockchain specialist, IBM Watson Health EMEA

10:05 AM – 10:25 AM

3D Printing of Orthopedic Implants: Perspectives on the Future

Joe Portley, Vice President of Global Engineering Services at Wright Medical

10:25 AM – 10:45 AM

Vehicle of the Future – Autonomous Forklift

Martin McVicar, CEO, Combi-lift

10:45 AM – 11:00 AM

Panel discussion and Q&A

11:00 AM – 11:30 AM

Coffee Break

11:30 AM – 12:45 PM

Session 2

Session 2

Sustainable Manufacturing – who is doing it, and why?

Moderator: Joan Mulvihill, Digitalisation Lead, Siemens

11:30 AM – 11:50 PM

Beckman Coulter Ireland, Sustainability as an advantage

Orlaith Lawler, Site Director, Beckman Coulter, Clare

11:50 AM – 12:10 PM

Incorporating sustainability into new product development and strategic planning processes

Graham Reeves, CEO, Schivo

12:10 PM – 12:30 PM

Moving to more sustainable production methods and greener solutions

Colm Jordan, Recycling Communications and Government Relations Global Manager, Indorama Ventures

12:30 PM – 12:45 PM

Panel discussion and Q&A

12:45 PM – 1:45 PM

Lunch Break

1:45 PM – 3:15 PM

Session 3

Session 3

Operational Excellence – the foundation to move your digital journey

Moderator:  Prof. Richard Keegan, Adjunct Professor, Trinity Business School, TCD

1:45 PM – 2:15 PM

Operational Excellence – bedrock for all other things manufacturing

Dr Eithne Lynch, ePD Manager, Boston Scientific, Clonmel

2:15 PM – 2:35 PM

Accelerating Continuous Improvement through mass employee engagement

Barry Harper, CEO, Nvolve Group

2:35 PM – 2:55 PM

Ramping up in the digital world

Vivian Farrell, CEO, Modular Automation

2:55 PM – 3:15 PM

Panel discussion and Q&A

3:15 PM – 3:45 PM

Coffee Break

3:45 PM – 5:30 PM

Session 4

Session 4

Confidence, leadership and growth in challenging times

Moderator: Anna Rafferty, Director of Strategy, J&J Campus Ireland

3:45 PM – 4:30 PM

Leadership During Challenging Times

Peter Docker, Speaker-Teacher-Igniter

4:30 PM – 4:50 PM

Drive, Ambition and Motivation to succeed

James Cluskey, Ireland’s renowned Tennis Pro

4:50 PM – 5:10 PM

The six dimensions of high performance

Cathal O’Reilly, Senior Director – Enterprise Excellence, Teleflex Incorporated

5:10 PM – 5:30 PM

Panel Discussion and Q&A

5:30 PM – 5:45 PM

Closing Remarks & Poster Competition

Adrienne McDonnell, Senior Executive, Medtech & Engineering, Ibec

Poster Competition

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

Presentation of Silver Mór Model Award

5:45 PM – 7:00 PM

Drinks Reception

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