Free registration is now open for the 9th National Manufacturing & Supply Chain Conference and Exhibition which will be held at the RDS Simmonscourt, Dublin on the 22nd and 23rd of May 2024. It has been a turbulent year with Economic activity in the manufacturing sector ascended to a new peak on the back of record rates of growth in output and new orders and another severe lengthening in suppliers’ delivery times. The volume of new orders received by Irish manufacturers rose at the fastest in many decades. Companies have reported strong inflows of new work as customers reopened and lockdown restrictions began to loosen.
The event will cover various topical themes including:
Industry 4.0, 3D Printing, Digital Manufacturing, Smart Factory, Lean & Continuous Improvement, Robotics & Automation, Industrial Blockchain, Research & Development, Precision Engineering, QEHS, Supply Chain & Logistics, Sustainability, Food & Beverage Engineering, Pharmaceutical and Life Sciences, Reliability, Maintenance & Asset Management. Procurement, Government Policy and Industrial Strategy, Exports, Skills & Training and much more. The manufacturing sector employs 260,000 people and plays pivotal role in global supply chain from engineering to computers and medical technologies.
In addition to Brexit and the global trading environment, other issues high on the agenda at the event include the challenges and opportunities provided by constantly changing customer demands, the rapid pace of technological advances in areas such as artificial intelligence, machine learning and robotics, along with heightening environmental concerns and intensifying competition both domestically and in international markets.
We have assembled an impressive line-up of manufacturing leaders, academics and government agencies who will engage in a stimulating blend of key note addresses and debates. The event will also feature an extensive exhibition showcasing the latest technological solutions and business services.
Visitors interested in improving the performance of their business can listen to case studies and technical presentations from leading global and local manufacturing experts, and meet with providers of cutting edge technology.
Economic activity in the manufacturing sector ascended to a new peak this year month on the back of record rates of growth in output and new orders and another severe lengthening in suppliers’ delivery times, according to fresh data.