Taking place on April 4th in Johnstown House Estate in Enfield, the theme of ICBE Annual Conference 2019 is ‘Pathway to Global Excellence’. Featuring international and Irish speakers and practitioners the day will help chart the route for global success by sharing insights, case studies and real-world experiences. MCed by broadcaster Anton Savage will explore best practice and uncover methodologies and approaches that have worked for leading companies through a mix of round tables and industry-focused presentations.
The eBook, presentations, video, photos from last years conference are available below in our resources section.
Breffni Suite & Foyer.
Tea/Coffee available on arrival. Network and meet our exhibitors.
Eamonn Murphy | ICBE
Eamonn Murphy, ICBE will outline the focus of ICBE and its view on the challenges and opportunities ahead.
Anton Savage | MC
Anton Savage will outline the day’s proceedings, the focus of this year’s conference and set the scene for the group sessions.
Managing Big Data for High Volume Manufacturing
Kieran McSherry is Director of Manufacturing Engineering for J&J Visioncares’ 2 manufacturing sites – Limerick & Jacksonville, Florida
Adrian Furey | Zimmer Biomet
Creating Global Leadership through a Culture of Continuous Improvement
Adrian Furey, Vice President of Global Supply Chain & Logistics, Zimmer Biomet.
Network and meet our exhibitors
Seani Devlin | Abbvie
Sustaining a Culture of Excellence
- Our journey to Enterprise Excellence at AbbVie Ballytivnan
- Going from good to great and how we created a constancy of purpose.
- How we delivered performance and results with the evolution of performance boards, tier meetings methodology to manage our business.
- Key tools utilised to increase employee engagement
Sean O’Reilly | Dell
Managing Service Disruption in Global Supply Chain
- Going beyond the hype, tangible example of leveraging digital transformation to drive better business outcomes
- Granular visibility so performance is not lost in the averages
- Data Democratization to empower and inspire employees
- Future skills developing digital capability to improve SC performance
Philip Rossiter | Coca Cola
Digitising the Workplace
- How can digital transformation unlock significant opportunities in manufacturing
- Prioritising opportunities based on bottom line value vs piloting new technology
- Industry 4.0 simplified and explained in 4 digital lever categories
- Examples of digital transformation applications
- How to ensure sustained impact from digitising the workplace
Excellence – Group Session
Think, Pair and Share session on a excellence challenge raised by our speakers. Work as pairs before sharing insights with the group
Lunch in Fire & Salt restaurant, networking and meet our exhibitors.
Paul Healy| Skillnet Ireland
“The Future of Work” – A Road to 21st Century Skills
Sarah Kieran | Kemmy Business School, University of Limerick
Dr Sarah Kieran
The Workplace of the Future
Dr Sarah Kieran, Lecturer in the Department of Work and Employment Studies at the Kemmy Business School will share the finding of an ICBE Advanced Productivity Skillnet -UL research project into the Future of Work. She will cover:
- As digitisation strengthens our Customer Offering is it weakening our People Organisation?
- Understand how to protect your successful HR Practices while engaging in the new HR Practices that a digitized workplace demand.
- Understand how digitisation is shaping new organisational skills, jobs and careers.
Network and meet our exhibitors
Keynote Address: The Leader’s Mindset – How to Win in the Age of Disruption
The speed of change presents tremendous risk but also tremendous opportunity
- What defines the leader’s mindset? Do you want a master key to win in the age of disruption?
Views from the Experts
Anton Savage will explore the talks of the day and key questions from the audience.
Q&A and Wrap Up
Kieran Noonan, ICBE Chairman will formally wrap up the conference and announce details of next year’s conference.
To reserve your place/s, please contact Kate by email firstname.lastname@example.org, phone 061-423622 or click the link below. Places are limited.
Hear Gina London describe last year’s conference.
Terence Mauri, has been listed by Thinkers50 as one of the Top 30 Thinkers to watch this year when it comes to management ideas. He is a global thought leader helping leaders innovate, adapt and succeed in the age of disruption in which massive yet hard-to-predict upheavals are expected.
Organisations such as Google, MIT and Capital One choose Terence to speak about 21st century disruption, the speed of change, and the way traditional industries are being disrupted. His thinking, radio interviews and energising talks showcase disruption in action, lessons learned and clever insights to future proof your business.
Terence’s role as an Inc. Magazine columnist and entrepreneur mentor in residence at London Business School and Oxford Entrepreneurs (part of Oxford University) ensure you get new thinking, inspirational stories from the front line, and powerful shortcuts to shake up the status quo and become the CEO of tomorrow.
Adrian has over 25 years working in the medical device industry in Ireland, North America and Puerto Rico.
Seani is currently the Business Excellence Program Manager for the Abbvie Ballytivnan site.
The Abbvie Ballytivnan plant produces combination medical devices, the site is also undergoing development to incorporate Biopharmaceutical capabilities under the one roof.
Dr Sarah Kieran is a Lecturer in the Department of Work and Employment Studies at the Kemmy Business School. Prior to joining UL she worked as a Management Consultant in Strategic and Organisational Development for a number of private and public sector organisations.
This experience has led to a wide range of research, consultancy and teaching interests in the field of Strategic and International Human Resource Management. She is also interested in research in the changing nature of work, strategy-as-practice, HR analytics, the HR profession and other critical areas which underpin HRM’s contribution to organisational performance.
Vice president of EMEA Logistics Dell Technologies.
Sean has over 22 years experience in the technology industry both in Ireland and North America. He has worked in Dell since 1997 where has held engineering, program management and Logistics Roles, having held 11 different roles in the last 22 years. Sean also plays a significant role in running the campus, as well as his day job. Sean completed an expat assignment in the US in 2017 where he ran NA logistics for 2 years. Previous to Dell, Sean held an engineering roles in a battery start-up company and component manufacturer, Alps Electric, where he started his career with them in Japan. He graduated from the University of Limerick with an Electronic Engineering degree. Sean is married with teenage twin boys and daughter that just turned double digits.
Operational Excellence Manager, Ballina Beverages (Coca-Cola)
A university of Limerick graduate with a MSc in Strategic Quality Management, Lean Sigma Systems, Philip has over 25 years’ experience in the Beverage, Medical device and Automotive industries in a variety of Engineering, Operations and management roles. He has spent the past 12 years’ implementing and developing a sustainable continuous improvement culture and is a master black belt in Lean and Six Sigma.
Paul is the Chief Executive of Skillnet Ireland, the national agency responsible for the promotion and facilitation of in-employment training and innovation in Ireland. Skillnet Ireland works with over 50 industry representative groups, assisting 15,000 firms and 50,000 trainees each year.
Paul qualified in economics and holds an MBA from Dublin City University. He is an Adjunct Lecturer at post-grad level in field of Human Resources and is a respected national commentator in the arena of workforce development and skills.
Kieran McSherry is Director of Manufacturing Engineering for J&J Visioncares 2 manufacturing sites – Limerick & Jacksonville, Florida.
Prior to joining Johnson & Johnson, Kieran worked with Dell & Intel. Kieran is from Nenagh, Tipperary. He is a graduate of UL.
Tickets for members are €375 plus VAT and €475 plus VAT for non members.
This includes a full day of expert speakers, lunch, tea/coffee, exhibition area, post drinks reception and post event eBook.
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About the ICBE
The Irish Centre for Business Excellence (ICBE) is a not-for-profit organisation established by leading companies in Ireland with a deep commitment to continuous improvement.
Johnstown House Hotel.
Johnstown Hotel Hotel, Enfield, is located off exit 9 on the M4.
If staying over night please book a delegate priced room on +353 45 879277
GPS Coordinates 6°49’48″W, 53°24’35″N