South East 2019 Business Expo

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South East Business Region Expo



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Technology Design & Innovation


Catering Upstairs Speaker Registration

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Jobs, Skills & Training


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Business Design & Innovation

B16 AIS Limited B11 Asgard Management Solutions E09 AA Euro Group B12 AIC Plastics – Pallets and Boxes D04 APT / Advanced Pneumatic Technology Ltd A09 Ash Technologies D03 Baker Tilly C05 Blacknight Internet Solutions Ltd H08 Clevermoney F04 Cantec – We Manage Print B04 Donite Plastics A04 Douglas Control and Automation B14 Dataworks B15 BM Trada E04 eLight B06 EMC B05 ERGOPACK by Combind B13 Fieldmaster D06/D07 Glanbia Ireland A10 Henley E02 Horizon Safety Systems ltd D02 Host-it Ltd C08 HRLocker A03 Ille Service [Irl] Ltd D08 Isle Systems A15 Inspire 3D A05 ISA Ireland Section E13 InterTradeIreland C02 John Kelly Opel Waterford B01 Jones Business Systems H05 Lyrath Estate F08 LCE Workplace Safety

B03 Manguard Plus C06 Matrix Recruitment Group F01 M W Keller & Son H07 Newlinks Training F09 O’Leary Insurances (Waterford) Ltd G09 Office of the Director of Corporate Enforcement E10 Patents Office H01 Phonewatch A02 Red Lemonade Creative D01 Servecentric H09 Southern Region Waste Management Office D05 SMC Pneumatics (Ireland) Limited F14 SOLAS A14 Spearline E01 Smart Card A13 STAR Translation Services F10 Telecommunications Software & Systems Group (TSSG) E03 The Logo Shop C04 Total Materials Handling ltd B17 TQS Integration Ltd A18 Weber Packaging Solutions G02 Workplace Relations Commission C07 WISE Ltd C09/G05 WWETB A06 WIT F11 Xetec




SPEAKERS Aaron Jay Technical Director Emagine Adam Coleman CEO HRLocker Adrian Kelehan CEO Inship APS Aidan Flynn General Manager - Freight Transport Association Ireland Aidan Dunne Manager, IT Business Consutling Grant Thornton Ailish Delaney Manager - Design+ Technology Gateway, IT Carlow Andy Crowley General Manager Teva Pharmaceuticals Ireland Austin Coffey Lecturer & Programme Director - WIT Barry O’Donovan Resource efficiency manager ABP Foods Bernadette Rushe Principal Consultant and Managing Director - Lean Ireland Catherine Sheridan Head of Talent and Culture Eishtec Christopher Deans Managing Director Crane Worldwide Logistics Ar.C.J Walsh Managing Director Sustainable Design International Ltd. - Ireland & Italy Cian Mc Donagh Digital Marketing Manager Three Ireland Chloe Murray Marketing & Executive Assistant Blacknight Internet Solutions Ltd Conn Ó Muíneacháin Blacknight Cormac O’Connell Project Officer - SOLAS Duncan Murtagh Managing Director & Co-founder Vetter

Dara Keogh CEO - GeoDirectory Darragh Hickey Managing Director Prolift Handling Ltd Darren Smith Business Development Manager Insurtech Network Centre (INC), IT Carlow Derek Madigan Terminal Operations and Business Development Manager Port of Waterford Edward Hendrick Founder & CEO - Sonru Emma Boylan Owner - Outside the Box Emily Smith Marketing Consultant Melo Marketing Emily-Ann Gilligan Architect & Partner CANICE Architects Eoghan Scully Senior Sales Manager BidRecruit

Jarlath O’Dwyer Retail Sales Strategist, Coach & Trainer The Tourism Space Jay Weldon Business Development Manager BM TRADA

Louise Murphy Sales Director/Co-Founder - Cyclok Ltd.

Jim Moran Director - Planuscript

Maeve Carey DoneDeal

Jim Tumulty Director New Links Training Solutions

Maggie Ahearne Senior Product Manager Hubspot

Dr John Breen CEO - Sorbent Engineering

Mags Boland Murphy Director/Owner & Profit Planner Bofin Consultancy

John Cantwell Senior Private Equity Manager Ireland Strategic Investment Fund John Cleere Product Strategist John Murphy Strategic Advisor, Board Level Consultant & Coach John O’Connor CEO and Co Founder Kollect

Fergus Foran QEHS & Project Manager Controlled Environments Company

John O’Sullivan Engineering Director Douglas Control & Automation

Gerard Tannam Founder & CEO Islandbridge Brand Development

Joy Redmond Head of Research Sonru

Graham Nolan Graphite Consultancy Manager Graphite HRM

Justin Kearns CEO -

Howard Knott Logistics Consultant Irish Exporters Association Ita Kelleher Business Operations Consultant Anseo Consulting James O’Neill Head of Marketing - Sales Promotions (Part of Taxback Group) Janet Tumulty EQ-i Coach and Trainer New Links Training Solutions

Kajsa Nordstrom Director - Digital Scorecard Karen Coughlan EU Projects/Development Officer Southern Regional Assembly Kevin Doolin Director of Innovation TSSG (Telecommunication Software & Systems Group) Ken Thomas Head School of Engineering Waterford Institute of Technology Laura Tato Launch Manager Scope & Go



Liz Nolan Senior Product Manager Hubspot

Jim Gordon Director - Boxworks

Felipe Lodi CEO - WorkFlow ICT

Hamilton Viorel Niculescu Lecturer Dublin City University

Liam Lewis Technology Gateway Centre Manager - CAPPA group, CIT

Margaret Attridge Southern Region Operations Manager - Irish Water Mark Cullen Senior Inspector Health & Safety Authority Mary Darlington Safety Leadership Expert Darlington Consulting Maurice Ryan Timberland investment manager Green Belt ltd Michael Walsh Chief Executive Waterford City & County Council Michael Gannon Head of Sales Michael O’Neill Business Development Rexel Energy Solutions/Kellihers Electrical Mike Higgins Managing Consultant Circularwise Naoise Nunn Director Schweppe Curtis Nunn Nick Butler Founder & Digital Strategist Ireland Website Design Nick Delfino Commercial Director NearForm Nick Rowe Management Consultant Lean Six Sigma Solutions

Oonagh Charleton Consultant in Mental Health Advocacy, Stress Management & Behaviour Change - Construction Industry Training Ltd Dr Patrick Lynch Director RIKON Paul Prior Managing Director Digital & Innovation - FTI Consulting Paula O’Reilly Associate Director Procurement LifeScience Recruitment Peter Lougheed Small Medium and Corporate Sales Lead Microsoft Ireland Peter Turley Founder SALEStalk Raymond Crowley International Sales Manager Arviem AG Richard doyle Senior Consultant Lean Ireland Rob Cass Director - Falcon Real Estate Robert Goss VP Sales + Marketing Solar Electric Sandrine Pac-Kenny Education Officer Post-Primary Languages Sharon Ginnetty Marketing Consultant Optimise Marketing Stephanie Davies Managing Director Pimbrook Software Steve Coleman Regional Director CCS Facilities Security Teresa Rea Information Officer Worklplace Relations Commission Vicki O’Donnell CEO Wilder Wander Will Foley Director ,IT Business Consulting Grant Thornton



Stage - AM: Manufacturing & Supply Chain PM: Sustainability & Lean Continuous Improvement Manufacturing & Supply Chain Times Name


Reducing manufacturing & procurement costs through Product Cost Analysis Bernadette Rushe, Principal Consultant and Lean transformation: Implementing pull systems in 10.20-10.40 Managing Director, Lean Ireland the supply chain Christopher Deans, Managing Director, Crane Innovative and Consultative solutions in supply 10.40-11.00 Worldwide Logistics chain 11.00 - 11.20 Coffee Break & Networking 10.00-10.20 Ita Kelleher, Business Consultant, Anseo Consulting

Sustainability & Lean Continuous Improvement Times Name


Margaret Attridge, Southern Region Operations Manager, Irish Water Barry O'Donovan, Resource Efficiency Manager, ABP 11.40-12.00 Foods 11.20-11.40

Irish Water Operations Daily Challenges & crisis Energy and Water Nexus in the Beef Sector

Measurement System Analysis- The Key to successful process management A simple approach to Supply Chain Greening for 12.20-12.40 Bobby Lambert, Marketing Director, EcoMerit Busy Purchasing Managers 2019 – this is the year for Commercial Solar PV 12.40-13.00 Robert Goss, VP Sales & Marketing, Solar Electric We have reached fiancial viability and payback is 7 years or less 13.00-13.40 Lunch Break & Networking 12.00-12.20 Richard Doyle, Senior Lean Consultant, Lean Ireland


Nick Rowe, Management Consultant, Lean Sigma Solution

14.00-14.20 C.J Walshe, Managing Director, Sustainable Design

Application of LEAN and CI in business Sustainable Fire Engineering - Necessary Professional Transformation For The 21st Century !

14.20-14.40 Ray Crowley, International Sales Manager, Arviem AG Real-time visibility, an enabler to leaner supply chains Maurice Ryan,Timberland Investment Manager, Consolidating the private forestry estate and Greenbelt improving mobility 15.00-15.20 Coffee Break & Networking 14.40-15.00

Hamilton Viorel Niculescu, Lecturer, Dublin City Green technologies at your green fingertips University Michael O’Neill, Business Development, Rexel Energy Challenges of the oncoming Electric Vehicle revolution 15.40-16.00 Solutions to Business and how best to prepare for it 15.20-15.40



All presentations/timetables are subject to change. Please check with onsite event timetable on the day.



Stage - Business Design & Innovation Business Design & Innovation Times Name


10.00-10.20 Kevin Doolin, Director of Innovation, TSSG

Bridging the Research - Industry Gap: TSSG and Industry Supports Developing innovation through the Design+ Technology Gateway and the Insurtech Network Centre

Ailish Delaney, Manager, Design+ Technology 10.20-10.40 Gateway & Darren Smith, Design+ Technology Gateway InsureTech IT Carlow John O’ Sullivan, Engineering Director, Douglas 10.40-11.00 Cobot Installation and safety Control and Automation 11.00-11.20 Coffee Break & Networking 11.20-11.40 Jim Moran, Director, Planuscript

The Product Management System

Will Foley and Aidan Dunne, Manager IT Buisness Consulting, Grant Thornton Paul Prior, Managing Director Digital & Innovation, 12.00-12.20 FTI Consulting 12.20-12.40 Alan Casey, IP Patents 11.40-12.00

12.40-13.00 Dr. Patrick Lynch, Director, RIKON 13.00-13.40

Digital Transformation in a practical way Digital Transformation: Extracting the bull for the bullshi*t.

Data Optimisation to Enable a New Era in Operations Excellence – Lean 5.0 Lunch Break & Networking

13.40-14.00 TBC - Patents Office 14.00-14.20 Austin Coffey Lecturer & Programme Director, WIT

Technology Convergence – Enhancing Wealth, Higher Value and Improved Societal Outcomes

14.20-14.40 Liam Lewis, Centre Manager, CAPPA Centre

How Collaborative R&D can enhance your business

Andrian Kelehan, CEO InShip Accounts Payable Solution Mags Boland Murphy, Director/Owner & Profit 15.00-15.20 Planner, Bofin Consultancy 14.40-15.00


Accounts Automation Profit is not something you think about at the end, it is something you should plan for at the beginning


All presentations/timetables are subject to change. Please check with onsite event timetable on the day.



Stage - AM: Jobs, Skills & Training PM: QEHS Jobs, Skills & Training Times Name 10.00-10.15 Teresa Rea, Information Officer, Workplace Relations Commission 10.15-10.30 Duncan Murtagh, MD & Co-Founder,Vetter 10.30-10.45 Adam Coleman, CEO, HRLocker 10.45-11.00 Cormac O'Connell, Project Officer, SOLAS 11.00-11.30

Topic Walk Through Working Life Employee suggestion boxes: Back from the dead

Work is no longer a place! Skills to Advance ‘Supporting Working Lives and Enterprise Growth in Ireland’ Coffee Break & Networking

11.30-11.45 Stephanie Davies, Managing Director, Pimbrook Software 11.45-12.30 Graham Nolan, Graphite Consultancy Manager Graphite HRM Jay Weldon, Business Development Manager, 12.30-12.45 BM TRADA

Financial Management Tips for Small Business Growth Protecting your business – An Employment Law Update Supply Chain Risk

Getting the most from your Millennial Workforce with Emotional Intelligence Lunch Break & Networking Paula O'Reilly, Associate Director, Procurement How To Attract Top Procurement Talent LifeScience Recruitment John Murphy, Strategic Advisor, Board-Level Consultant & Engaging & Mobilising Employees Coach Eoghan Scully,Senior Sales Manager , BidRecruit The Evolution of Recruitment...Adapt or Die

12.45-13.00 Janet Tumulty, Director, New Links Training Solutions 13.00-13.30 13.30-13.45 13.45-14.00 14.00-14.15

14.15-14.30 Sandrine Pac-Kenny, Post-Primary Languages Initiative 14.30-14.45 Felipe Lodi, CEO, WorkFlow ICT 14.45-15.00

More Languages, More options Advanced LinkedIn. Attract the right opportunities by expanding your network, authoring content and regularly engaging with your connections. Coffee Break & Networking

Quality, Environment, Health & Safety Times Name 15.00-15.15 Darragh Hickey, Managing Director, Prolift Handling Ltd

Topic Proximity Warning Systems - Creating safe work environments by reducing the risk of accidental collisions between pedestrian workers and industrial vehicles. Moving from Control to Commitment – Effectively managing Health and Safety for growth HSA enforcement Policy/Strategy

15.15-15.30 Mary Darlington, Safety Leadership Expert, Darlington Consulting 15.30-15.45 Tom Murphy, Senior Inspector, HSA Oonagh Charleton, Consultant in Mental Health Advocacy, 15.45-16.00 Stress Management & Behaviour Change, Construction Mental Health Stigma and Stress in the workplace Industry Training Ltd



All presentations/timetables are subject to change. Please check with onsite event timetable on the day.



Stage - Sales & Marketing Sales & Marketing Times Name


9.55-10.00 Peter Turley Founder SALEStalk

Opening Remarks

Cian Mc Donagh, Digital Marketing Manager, Three Winning with Content in the Attention Economy Ireland Sharon Ginnetty, Marketing Consultant, Optimise 10.20-10.40 How to develop a Digital Marketing Strategy Marketing James O'Neill,Head of Marketing, Sales Promotions The Future of Product Promotion : Future Proof your 10.40-11.00 (Part of Taxback Group) Marketing & Sales Strategy 11.00-11.20 Coffee Break & Networking 10.00-10.20


Gerard Tannam, Founder & CEO, Islandbridge Brand Development

Building Bridges To Your Market

The Ultimate Guide to B2B Marketing - 10 Things you NEED to Know 3 lessons to shift from ‘Good Manager’ to ‘Great Laura Tato Launch Manager, Scope & Go Leader’ Maximising Profit through Exceptional Sales Peter Turley, Founder, SALEStalk Management Fill your business with ideal clients & find a faster Emma Boylan, Owner, Outside the box path to way more money Lunch Break & Networking

11.40-12.00 Emily Smith, Marketing Consultant, Melo Marketing 12.00-12.20 12.20-12.40 12.40-13.00 13.00-14.00 13.30-14.00

Conn Ó Muíneacháin, Blacknight Internet Solutions Ltd

How to Make a Website in 20 Minutes

14.00-14.20 Fergal O'Connor , CEO ,Buymedia

Tradigital - how can businesses grow through more effective integrated advertising

14.20-14.40 Kajsa Nordstrom,Director,Digital Scorecard

How to make digital work for your business

14.40-15.00 Dara Keogh CEO, GeoDirectory

Top 3 Marketing Strategies that Grew our Business – a case study by GeoDirectory


Nick Butler, Founder & Digital Strategist Ireland Website Design

15.20-15.25 Peter Turley, Founder, SALEStalk

How To Skyrocket Your eCommerce Conversions Closing Remarks



All presentations/timetables are subject to change. Please check with onsite event timetable on the day.



Stage - South East Region Business Expo South East Region Business Expo Times Name


9.55-10.00 Chairman 10.00-10.20 Michael Walsh, Chief Executive Waterford City Council 10.20-10.40 Rob Cass, Director, Falcon Real Estate

Opening Remarks An update on strategic development in Waterford in the coming years North Quays: The catalyst to growth for the South East’s growth potential

10.40-11.00 John Cantwell, Senior Private Equity Manager, Ireland Strategic The Ireland Strategic Investment Fund Investment Fund 11.00-11.20 Coffee Break & Networking Why the South-East Ports hold the key to Irish exporters’ 11.20-11.40 Derek Madigan, Terminal Operations and Business Development Manager, Port of Waterford European Supply Chains Skills Shortage –Issues facing the Freight Distribution & 11.40-12.00 Aidan Flynn, General Manager, Frieght Transport Association Logistics Sector 12.00-12.20 Howard Knott, Logistics Consultant, Irish Exporters Association Why the South-East Ports hold the key to Irish exporters’ European Supply Chains Panel Discussion: Derek Madigan, Terminal Operations and Why the South-East Ports hold the key to Irish exporters’ 12.20-13.00 Business Development Manager, Port of Waterford, Howard Knott, Logistics Consultant, Irish Exporters Association Aidan European Supply Chains Flynn, General Manager, Frieght Transport Association 13.00-13.40 Lunch Break & Networking 13.40-14.00 Andy Crowley, General Manager, TEVA 14.00-14.20 Karen Coughlan , Southern Region Assembly EU Project MARIE Project: Mainstreaming Responsible Innovation Development Officer Panel Discussion: Moderator - Jim Gordon , Director Boxworks 14.20-15.00 Panellists : Dr. Ken Thomas , Head (Dean) of School of Engineering,WIT,Catherine Sheridan Head of Talent and Culture, Why South East Region positions as ideal location in Ireland ? Eishtec, Rob Cass, Director, Falcon Real Estate 15.00-15.20 Coffee Break & Networking 15.20-15.40 Catherine Sheridan, Head of Talent and Culture,Eishtec

The Eishtec Journey : Where We Are and What Next

15.40-16.00 Jim Gordon, Director, Boxworks 16.00-16.05 Chairman

Closing Remarks

Stage - Technology, Design & Innovation Technology, Design & Innovation Times Name


10.00-10.20 John Cleere, Digital Product Strategy, Red Lemonade

Digital Product Strategy

10.30-10.50 Aaron Jay,Technical Director, Emagine

Virtual Realities in the South East

11.00-11.40 Peter Lougheed, Microsoft,Declan McGill, Unum,John O'Connor, Kollect. Michael Gannon,Host: Joy Redmond, Sonru.

Laws of Attraction, what tech companies want

12.00-12.20 Naoise Nunn, TBC, Host: Margaret Ahearne, HubSpot

The Long Tail of Animation

12:30-12:50 Margaret Ahearne, HubSpot, Justin Kearns, Tucr, Maeve Carey, Done Deal, Emily-Ann Gilligan, Canice Architects.

Productivity: Tools of the trade


Lunch Break & Networking

14.00-14.20 Edward Hendrick, Sonru

Lean Startup Learnings

14.30-14.50 Nick Delfino, NearForm

How to set a jewel in the South East

Vicki O’Donnell, Wilder Wander, Dr. John Breen, Sorbent 15.00-15.40 Engineering, Louise Finn Murphy, Cyc-Lok Ltd, Host: Liz Nolan, Consultant

New Kids on the Block



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