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Digitalisation and its impact on Operations and Supply Chains

June 16, 2023
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ATU, Sligo Ash Lane F91 YW50 Sligo ATU, Sligo
Sligo, F91 YW50 Ireland

The symposium is organised by the Postgraduate Research Training Programme in Operations and Supply ChAin Research (OSCAR) and West & North West Lean Network; and will take place on the ATU Sligo Campus on Friday, 16th June, from 9.30 am to 2pm. The event will have presentations from the current projects that are undertaken by the OSCAR researchers, as well as two outstanding industry speakers: Philip Rossiter (Operational Excellence Manager, Coca Cola) and John Roulstone (Operations Manager, Kirchhoff Ireland Ltd.). Other topics on the day will include sustainability, circular economy, industry 4.0, global supply chains and service innovations.


9.30 – 10.00 Registration (Tea/Coffee) – Main Entrance; then A0006 Lecturer Hall

10.00 – 10.10 Opening address: Dr. Chris O’Malley, Vice President for Regional Development & Engagement, ATU Sligo

10.10 – 10.40 “Our digital transformation and I4.0 journey”, Philip Rossiter (Operational Excellence Manager, Coca Cola)

10.40 – 11.10 Session 1 – Research Presentations

11.10 – 11.40 “The Integration of Data Visualisations into a Lean Production System”, John Roulstone (Operations Manager, Kirchhoff Ireland Ltd.)

11.40 – 12.10 Session 2 – Research Presentations

12.10 – 12.30 Panel discussion: Digitalisations Challenges

12.30 – 13.00 Poster Session

13.00 – 14.00 Lunch – Main canteen