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IBEC First Steps to Sustainability virtual event series

Start: December 8, 2020 End: January 12, 2021
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It has never been so important for companies to come together to discuss and find innovative solutions to some of the most disruptive challenges to face the manufacturing sector.The Irish Medtech Skillnet and First Polymer Skillnet are co-hosting a three-part virtual event series exploring the ‘first steps to sustainability’. This series will bring together sustainability experts and industry case studies to explore and outline how manufacturers can begin their journey to becoming more sustainable and resilient in their supply chains, starting tomorrow.
Actionable insights, resources, and expert insights will be delivered over 3 sessions:
Tuesday 8 December, 11.00 – 12.15 – The Fundamentals to Sustainable Manufacturing, circular economy principles, and the ‘why’
Mary Frances Rochford, EPA
Ladeja Godina Kosir
Marion Briggs, HealthBeacon
Ronan Coffey, Energy Manager, Global Real Estate, Boston Scientific
Tuesday 15 December, 11.00 – 12.15 – Water, Energy and Materials – improving resource efficiency in sustainable manufacturing
Geraldine Brennan, Circuléire
Aoife Beirne, Mergon
More speakers to be announced shortly
Tuesday 12 January, 11.00 – 12.15- Supporting and resourcing your sustainable journey, starting now
David McCormack, Irish Manafucturing Research
Kathleen O’ Regan and Ruairí Ó ‘hAilín, Enterprise Ireland
More speakers to be announced shortly