Ibec Manufacturing
Conference 2016
Manufacturing for Tomorrow


Colette Fitzpatrick

Radio - TV Broadcaster and Columnist,
Conference Chair
Colette is TV3’s main News Anchor. She presents the daily news bulletins The 12.30 , The 5.30 and News at 8. In addition to anchoring the daily news, Colette has presented a number ..

Danny McCoy

CEO, Ibec
Danny McCoy is CEO of Ibec, Ireland’s largest business representative. Ibec is the most powerful lobbying force in Ireland representing businesses and employers ..

Jay Timmons

CEO, National Association of Manufacturers
Jay Timmons is president and CEO of the National Association of Manufacturers (NAM), the largest manufacturing association in the United States representing small and large manufacturers ..

Tim Lawernce

Head of Manufacturing, PA Consulting Group
Tim Lawrence has 26 years of experience in transforming manufacturing organisations working within the Automotive, Industrial Engineering and Consumers Good ..

Catherine Moroney

Head of Business Banking, AIB
Catherine has extensive experience working with PLC's, State and SME Businesses in AIB including; 18 years ..

Patrick Dixon

Founder & Chairman, Global Change and Author , The Future of Almost Everything
Patrick Dixon is often described in the media as Europe’s leading futurist. ..

Ciaran Corcoran

Site Director, Abbott Diagnostic
Ciaran Corcoran is the Site Director with Abbott Diagnostic Longford (Shingo Prize Recipients in 2016). ..

Eamonn Sinnott

General Manager, Intel Ireland
Eamonn Sinnott is Vice President, Technology and Manufacturing Group at Intel Corporation and the General Manager of Intel in Ireland. ..

Peter Marsh

Founder, MadeHereNow and Author, "The New Industrial Revolution"
Peter Marsh is a journalist, and lecturer and commentator on 21st century manufacturing ..

Donagh Buckley

Chief Technology Officer, EMC’s Centre of Excellence Ireland
Donagh is Chief Technology Officer for EMC’s Centre of Excellence in Ireland and Senior Director at EMC Research Europe. ..

Michael Daly

Group Engineering Manager, Mergon
Michael has a degree in Manufacturing Engineering from the University of Limerick ..

Dr David Keenan

Vice President of Global External Supply and Managing Director, Mallinckrodt Pharmaceuticals Ireland Ltd
Dr. David Keenan is Vice President of Global External Supply and Managing Director of Mallinckrodt Pharmaceuticals Ireland Ltd since 2014 ..

Till Leopold

Project Lead of the Global Initiative on Employment, Skills and Human Capital, World Economic Forum
Till responsibilities include leadership of the Initiative’s insights and analysis workstream, co-authorship of the Forum’s annual Human Capital Report ..

James Lyons

Vice President Operations, Boston Scientific
James Lyons has over 26 years’ experience in electronics and medical device manufacturing. He is currently ..

Maria Ginnity

Principal Officer, Enterprise Policy, Tax and Infrastructures, Department of Jobs, Enterprise & Innovation
Maria Ginnity heads up the Enterprise Policy Unit within the Strategic Policy Division in the Department of Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation ..

Dr Pat Ivory

Director of EU and International Affairs, Ibec
Dr Pat Ivory is Ibec Director of EU and International Affairs and has represented business at national, European and international level for more than 20 years ..

Tom Kelly

Head of Industrial, Lifesciences and Consumer Division, Enterprise Ireland
Tom Kelly is Head of Enterprise Ireland’s Industrial, Lifesciences and Consumer Division. Enterprise Ireland is the government body with the responsibility for ..

Jim Rice

Chairman, Irish Manufacturer’s Association
Jim Rice is Chairman of the Irish Manufacturer’s Association and acts as a Non-Executive Director of a number of Industry Bodies and organisations ..