Screenshot 2021-08-30 at 07.19.14

Welcome to Lean Business Ireland Conference 2021

Plenary Session

10.15am - 10.35am

Ruairí Ó hAilín.
Chairperson - Lean Business Ireland

To discuss: Lean Business Ireland Overview & Call to Action

<p style="text-align: center;"><span style="color: #ffffff;">Session Chair: Ruairí Ó hAilin</span></p>

Minister Robert Troy
Department of Enterprise, Trade and Employment

To discuss: Competitiveness & Productivity

Minister Troy headshot

Parallel Stream 1: People, Leadership, Culture

STREAM SPEAKER

PRESENTATION TOPIC

10.35am - 12.05pm

Professor Peter Hines - Waterford Institute of Technology

Human Centred Lean - The People Value
Stream

Helen Blake - Chief Executive - Futurecurve

The Human in the System

Stream Chair - Darrin Taylor

Stream Chair: Darrin Taylor

Fiona Keogh - Learning & Organizational Development Manager - Analog Devices

People, Learning Development & Cultural Change

Parallel Stream 2: Methods & Systems

STREAM SPEAKER

PRESENTATION TOPIC

10.35am - 12.05pm

Miriam Keogh - Head of Supply Chain & CI - Dawn Farm Foods

How to work in a
Hybrid World

Dónal Galligan - CEO - Takumi Precision Engineering

...intuitive dashboarding systems... information to run the business

<p style="text-align: center;"><span style="color: #ffffff;">Stream Chair: Gene Leonard</span></p>

Stream Chair: Gene Leonard

Dr Leigh Griffin - Senior Engineering Manager - Red Hat

Agile - The Strategic Return to its
Lean Root

Parallel Stream 3: Fundamentals: Lean & Digital

STREAM SPEAKER

PRESENTATION TOPIC

10.35am - 12.05pm

John Savage - Chief Operating & Technology Officer - Action Point

IF Lean THEN Operational Excellence ELSE Stagnate – Lean Process Improvement

Cillian Farrell - Lean Coordinator - Farrell Furniture

Family owned manufacturing company - Their Lean Journey

<p style="text-align: center;"><span style="color: #ffffff;">Stream Chair: <br>Mairead O'Donnell</span></p>

Stream Chair: Mairead O'Donnell

Charlie O'Neill - Director - Heating Engineer Supplies

Lean-Digital starting points - Simple digital systems to get started

LUNCH & NETWORKING OPPORTUNITY

12.05pm - 12.44pm


Take this opportunity to visit the case study area of the virtual platform and enjoy short Lean implementation case study videos.

12.05pm - 12.44pm

Case Study 1: Dell Technologies

Case Study 2: Leading Edge Group

Case Study 3: Institute of Technology Sligo

Case Study 7: Trinity College Dublin

Case Study 4: S A Partners

Case Study 5: SeaChange Limited

Case Study 6: University of Limerick

Parallel Stream 4: People, Leadership, Culture

STREAM SPEAKER

PRESENTATION TOPIC

12.45pm - 14.15pm

Ryan Tierney - Director - Seating Matters Ltd

Leadership mindset change

Wendy Hamilton - MD Ireland & UK - Netwatch Group

Strategic Human Resource Development & Operational Excellence

<p style="text-align: center;"><span style="color: #ffffff;">Stream Chair: Pauline O'Flanagan</span></p>

Stream Chair: Pauline O'Flanagan

Gavin Carpenter - CEO - Phonovation Limited

Leading a Lean Transformation

Parallel Stream 5: Methods & Systems

STREAM SPEAKER

PRESENTATION TOPIC

12.45pm - 14.15pm

Úna McDermott - Director HR Services - Dell Technologies Services Global Command Centre

Transform : Elevating Skills for a New World of Work

Simon Tritschler - Digital Technical Deployment Specialist - BAM Ireland

The construction environment -
Lean/Green/Digital

<p style="text-align: center;"><span style="color: #ffffff;">Stream Chair: Robert Hernan</span></p>

Stream Chair: Robert Hernan

Dr Pat Lynch - Director -
RIKON

LI4 (Lean Industry 4.0) - what can this do for 'me'? - a scenario of what will be possible

Parallel Stream 6: Fundamentals: Lean & Green

STREAM SPEAKER

PRESENTATION TOPIC

12.45pm - 14.15pm

Richard Morrisson - Business Improvement Expert - Optien

Where Lean meets
Green

Vincent Blake - EHS Manager - Beckman Coulter

The Beckman Coulter Story - Waste and Operational Excellence

<p style="text-align: center;"><span style="color: #ffffff;">Stream Chair: Aidan McKenna</span></p>

Stream Chair: Aidan McKenna

Aoife Beirne - Chief Transformation Officer - Mergon Group

Waste streams from one co feed into another - Mergon using recycled materials

Lean Business Ireland Keynote Speaker

14.25pm - 15.25pm

jeff-medium cropped2

Dr. Jeffrey Liker - University of Michigan

Theme/Topic: Leading the Toyota Way through Scientific Thinking

Jeffrey K. Liker is Professor Emeritus, Industrial and Operations Engineering at The University of Michigan and President of Liker Lean Advisors, LLC. He is author of the best-selling book, The Toyota Way, Second Edition, and has coauthored nine other books about Toyota including The Toyota Way to Service Excellence, Designing the Future, and The Toyota Way to Lean Leadership.  A recent graphic novel with Eduardo Lander and Tom Root tells the story of lean transformation at a mail-order company:  Lean in a High-Variety Environment.  His articles and books have won thirteen Shingo Prizes for Research Excellence. He was inducted into the Association of Manufacturing Excellence Hall of Fame and the Shingo Academy.

Summary & Close of the Day

15.25pm - 15.35pm

Mary Buckley
Executive Director - IDA Ireland

maryb
<p style="text-align: center;"><span style="color: #ffffff;">Session Chair: Ruairí Ó hAilin</span></p>

Session Chair: Ruairí Ó hAilin

Tom Kelly
Divisional Manager: Innovation & Competitiveness - Enterprise Ireland

Tom Kelly
Screenshot 2021-08-30 at 07.19.14