Main Stage – Agenda

    • January 26, 2016
      • 8:00 am - 8:55 amRegistration, Coffee and Networking
      • 8:55 am - 9:05 amSean Gallagher, Entrepreneur- Chairman (Opening Remarks)
      • 9:05 am - 9:25 amDr. Richard Keegan- Manager Competitiveness Department, Enterprise IrelandPresentation Title:“Enterprise Ireland- Leadership and safety excellence” Presentation synopsis: Richards' presentation will address the question of working together, applying Lean thinking along the value chain, in the context of the National approach to Lean to improve the competitiveness of Ireland. He will share on Lean ideas and supports to business, highlighting real benefits being achieved in Ireland.
      • 9:25 am - 9:45 amMartin Conroy – Director Continuous Improvement, MedtronicPresentation Title: Increase the flow of Value across the Supply Chain Presentation Synopsis: Lean is sometimes considered as a cost cutting exercise within manufacturing Plants. However the whole purpose of lean is to increase the flow of value across the entire Value Stream. In this presentation I will share some experiences form work in Lean Deployment in Medtronic.
      • 9:45 am - 9:50 amElevator Pitches x 5
      • 9:50 am - 10:10 amPaul Condon – Senior Director, Global Supply Chain, Horizon Pharma PLCPresentation title: Establishing Global Pharmaceutical Supply Chain operations in Ireland. The Horizon Pharma experience. Presentation Synopsis: Paul will discuss Horizon’s Pharma’s Global Supply Chain activity, which he leads from the Biopharma company’s Irish HQ. He will outline some of the critical success factors associated with effectively leading a global team across different time zones and, outline some of the industry challenges. He will also speak to  the positive role the industry network in Ireland has on operating from Ireland.
      • 10:10 am - 10:20 amBrian Quinn – Director of European Innovation, Intel Labs EuropePresentation title: The Internet of Things Presentation synopsis: The Internet of Things (IoT) represents a new wave of computing, and a strategic and growing market - 50 Billion connected devices by 2020! Critically IoT is not just about end devices, it is equally about connectivity and data services, and the value that these combined capabilities can realize for business and people. Intel feels that with the help of society and industry, we can deliver the very best IoT, Devices to cloud (end to end), and we believe that systems built on Intel architecture will have the ability to create a knowledgeable, valuable network to domains such as Manufacturing and Supply Chain.
      • 10:20 am - 10:50 amCoffee Break and Networking
      • 10:50 am - 11:10 amAidan Desmond – Director, Automation & IT, Bristol-Myers SquibbPresentation Title: Automation Strategy - Development & Integration Presentation Synopsis: Bristol-Myers Squibb’s Swords site is in the process of developing an Automation Strategy on the foot of driving greater automation standardisation across its manufacturing plants. This presentation will provide an overview reviewing a recent DeltaV implementation, the key drivers for Automation Strategy development and how this strategy will integrate into the existing Automation/IT landscape.
      • 11:10 am - 11:30 am Maria Ginnity- Principal Officer Enterprise Policy, Strategic Policy Division, DJEIPresentation Title: Enterprise 2025 – Innovative, Agile, Connected – Ireland’s national enterprise policy 2015-2025. Presentation Synopsis: Setting out our ambition for job creation over the coming decade that is sustainable – led by strong export growth and a step change in the performance of our enterprises that is underpinned by innovation, productivity and competitiveness.
      • 11:30 am - 11:50 am Liam Cassidy- Managing Director, LCL Consult Ltd.Presentation Title: Lean – The Great Deception! Presentation Synopsis: Implementation of the Lean philosophy and practices transforms organisations, energises their workforces and provides results far in excess of what they were previously obtaining. Results in all areas improve dramatically as do the quality of their products and services. However, up to 80% of all programs fail and 2-3 years after the Lean Experts are gone little remains of what they were purporting to teach. This paper examines their role in the failure rate.
      • 11:50 am - 11:55 amElevator Pitches x 5
      • 11:55 am - 12:15 pmColm J. Murphy- Senior Human Resources Manager, Hollister ULCPresentation Title: How multinational subsidiaries can continue to compete globally through strategic positioning, talent management and employee engagement. Presentation Synopsis: Hollister Ballina is a true success story. Established 40 years ago it has more than doubled in size in the last 10 years to become Hollister’s largest single site. Colm will outline how ‘HR’ has used employer branding, recruitment, talent management, and employee engagement to actively contribute to this strategic success.
      • 12:15 pm - 12:20 pmElevator Pitches x 5
      • 12:20 pm - 1:20 pmLunch and Networking
      • 1:20 pm - 1:40 pmDeclan Fagan- Senior Automation Manager, Vision Care (Johnson and Johnson)Presentation title: Vision Care Automation for Factory 4.0 Presentation synopsis: J&J Campus Ireland locations. J&J Vision Care background and history in Ireland. Vision Care operational model. Vision Care Automation Systems. Vision Care Strategy and growth model. Links with Industry and Universities. Vision Care connection with Industry 4.0 and IOT
      • 1:40 pm - 1:45 pmElevator Pitches x 5
      • 1:45 pm - 2:05 pmKevin Gleeson - Director of Global Procurement, ICON Clinical Research LimitedPresenation title: Procurement Innovation Presenation synopsis: Procurement is traditionally seen as a transactional based service function with typical targets of cost reduction and operational efficiency. However, the procurement function touches all aspects of a company’s operations and has a role to play in increasing top line revenue and reducing bottom line costs. This talk discusses how procurement innovation can lead to transformational changes in the business and play a more strategic role in the organisation
      • 2:05 pm - 2:25 pmDominic Carolan – CEO, National Institute for Bioprocessing Research and Training (NIBRT)Presentation title: The biopharma boom in Ireland: opportunities and challenges Presentation synopsis: The biopharma industry in Ireland has seen strong growth with an estimated €9 billion in capital investment in biopharma facilities in the last decade. The talk will identify the opportunities presented by this success and will discuss challenges which need to be addressed to ensure the continuation of this impressive growth.
      • 2:25 pm - 2:55 pmCoffee Break and Networking
      • 2:55 pm - 3:15 pmDenis O’Brien – Director of Standards and Solutions, GS1 IrelandPresentation Ttile: Traceability in the Food Supply Chain: Current Thinking and Future Trends. Presentation Synopsys: Denis will present on current best practice in the area of Traceability, and in particular will highlight  how emerging technologies and standards are enabling  a more transparent food supply chain with end-to-end visibility. He will also introduce the most recent advances in the approach to traceability, using the concepts of Key Data Elements and Critical Tracking Events, and discuss why the ‘one-step-forward /one-step-back’ view of traceability is no longer sufficient in modern food supply chains and is being replaced by Event Based Traceability.
      • 3:15 pm - 3:35 pmMatthew Chalkley - Global Program Manager for IBM’s Supply Chain Social & Environmental Management System and the Global Tactical Lead, IBM’s Center of Excellence for Product Environmental CompliancePresentation title: Sustainable Procurement and IBM's Supply Chain Social and Environmental Management System Presentation Synopsis: IBM is committed to environmental leadership in all of its business activities, from its operations to the design of its products and use of its technology. IBM's corporate policy on environmental affairs, first issued in 1971, is supported by the company's global environmental management system, which is the key element of the company's efforts to achieve results consistent with environmental leadership and ensures the company is vigilant in protecting the environment across all of its operations worldwide.  In 2009 IBM has established a Supply Chain Social and Environmental Management System (S&EMS) that oversees a set of internal processes supporting its supply chain’s social and environmental programs.  In addition to establishing and communicating this management system internally, IBM’s suppliers were contacted, and a set of requirements were distributed for review, implementation and compliance.  IBM’s first tier suppliers, those firms with which IBM holds a direct commercial relationship, are now required to: deploy and sustain a corporate responsibility and environmental management system set targets to achieve positive results with respect to significant environmental aspects measure performance and establish voluntary environmental goals (publicly disclose results) cascade these set of requirements to their own suppliers that perform work that is material to products, parts, or services provided to IBM IBM believes that compliance with these objectives will help suppliers enhance their operation excellence, improve working conditions and advance their environmental performance.  IBM has been a leader and innovator in its environmental and social responsibility programs for decades.  Its leadership has been defined by its longstanding global commitment to the environment and is demonstrated through the creation of a single supply chain S&EMS program. 
      • 3:55 pm - 4:35 pmPanel Discussion
      • 4:35 pm - 4:40 pmSean Gallagher, Entrepreneur- Chairman (Closing Remarks)