Ibec Manufacturing
Conference 2016
Manufacturing for Tomorrow

Agenda

8.30
Registration, coffee & networking
International and Economic Overview
9.00
Welcome address and opening remarks
9.05
Special Address: Mary Mitchell O’Connor, Minister for Jobs, Enterprise & Innovation
9.25
Danny McCoy, Ibec, CEO
9.45
Jay Timmons, National Association of Manufacturers, CEO
9.55
Manufacturing Reinvention: Creating the Future Now
Tim Lawrence, PA Consulting Group, Head of Manufacturing
10.15
Catherine Moroney, AIB, Head of Business Banking
10.30
Panel Discussion
• Danny McCoy, Ibec CEO
• Tim Lawrence, PA Consulting Group, Head of Manufacturing
• Catherine Moroney, AIB, Head of Business Banking
10.50
Coffee Break and Networking
Future of Manufacturing
11.20
Key Note
Patrick Dixon, Futurist and Author. Ranked as one of the 20 most influential business thinkers alive today
12.05
Panel Discussion
• Ciaran Corcoran, Abbott Diagnostics, Site Director
• Eamonn Sinnott, Intel Ireland General Manager and Vice President Technology Manufacturing Group
• Patrick Dixon, Futurist & Author
12.45
Lunch
Manufacturing’s New Era
13.45
Key Note
Peter Marsh, Founder of MadeHereNow and commentator on 21st century manufacturing
14.15
Panel discussion - Advanced Manufacturing an Irish perspective
• Donagh Buckley, EMC, Chief Technology Officer EMEA
• Michael Daly, Mergon, Group Engineering Manager
• David Keenan, Mallinckrodt Pharmaceuticals Ireland Ltd, VP, Global External Manufacturing & MD
• Peter Marsh, Founder of MadeHereNow
Skills and Enterprise Excellence for the Future
14.45
Skills for the Future Manufacturing Workforce
Till Leopold, World Economic Forum, Project Lead, Employment, Skills and Human Capital
15.05
Engagement: The Cornerstone of Operational Excellence!
James Lyons, Boston Scientific, VP Operations
15.25
Q&A
Next Steps for Manufacturing
15.35
Panel Discussion - Next Steps for Manufacturing
• Maria Ginnity, Department of Jobs, Enterprise & Innovation, Principal Officer, Enterprise Policy, Tax and Infrastructures
• Pat Ivory, Ibec, Director of EU and International Affairs
• Tom Kelly, Enterprise Ireland, Head of Division Industrial, Lifesciences & Consumer
• Jim Rice, Irish Manufacturers Association, Chair
16.05
Closing Address
Jim Rice, Chair, Irish Manufacturers Association

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