Location: WIT Arena, Carriganore
Cost: Afternoon: FREE Morning conference: €50 per person (ex. VAT at 23%)
Toys4.0 Engineers is broken into two sessions.
The morning is a fee paying conference for engineering personnel at all levels with seven technical presentations, supported by Waterford Local Enterprise Office and Waterford Chamber Skillnet.
From 2pm the event is free to the public and all are welcome to attend. This afternoon Expo will include over 50 display stands by companies and organisations (regional, national and International) across a broad range of sectors including med-tech, pharma, food, infrastructure, energy and automotive.
‘Industry 4.0’ is driving the Technology, Innovation and Recruitment agendas of companies in all sectors of the economy.
Engineers need to develop and use new ‘toys’ to address the many competitive challenges – these ‘toys’ include Robotics, Electric Vehicles, Additive Manufacturing / 3D Printing, Big Data, Augmented Reality / Virtual Reality, Building Information Modelling (BIM), Drones, Vision Systems, Green Energy, Sensors etc.
The 2017 Toys4.0Engineers conference will combine a series of technical presentations and cutting-edge demonstrations of advanced technologies from leading experts.
It will also contain a showcase of approximately 50 displays by companies and organisations (regional, national and International) across a broad range of sectors including med-tech, pharma, food, infrastructure, energy and automotive.
Who should attend?
Schools: Secondary school students, boys and especially girls, who are curious about a career in engineering to come along in the afternoon.
Jobseekers: There is also a strong focus on jobs with a number of leading recruitment agencies and HR Managers from participating companies at the display stands. Engineers looking for a new position, particularly those who want to move or return to the South-East, are encouraged to attend and check out the opportunities
Engineering: CEOs, CTOs and Engineering personnel at all levels who are interested in advancing their knowledge of the latest technologies for adoption in their own companies, as well as those looking for a career in the engineering sector.
09:10 Smartply Renewal at Belview Port - Jim McCann, Medite Smartply
09:30 Technology of the new N25 Barrow Bridge, New Ross, Tadhg Lucey, BAM
09:50 IIoT keeps production rolling at Continental Tyres, James Murtagh, Codico
10.10 Applying Lean to a Product Design Process, Stephen Farrell, Inmasoll
11:20 Robotics and the Future of Automation, Brian Cooney, KUKA
11.40 Cloud Interface for Legacy, Equipment in a Manufacturing Site Shane Robinson, Dataworks
12:00 Keynote address: Andy Crowley, General Manager, TEVA Pharmaceuticals Ireland
12:40 CONFERENCE CONCLUSION
14:00 Free entry to the exhibition area for the public with pop-up demonstrations and tech talks from SIMI, Horan Automation, C-Cad, Keltech and Abbott, among others.
17:00 EVENT CONCLUSION