This industry-led network focuses on best practices and cutting-edge developments in lean enterprise, operational, and process excellence; lean thinking and practices; and continuous improvement. It will be of interest to organisations of all sizes and from all sectors that are adopting, or seeking to adopt, lean thinking and practices to enable and sustain competitiveness in national and global marketplaces.
This event will showcase some local industry champions and case studies for lean practice and continuous improvement. Speakers from Academy and thought leaders on the subject will also highlight the importance of peer to peer learning and how other Networks have proven successful.
Businesses of all sizes are encouraged to come along and learn about Lean Supports and how to join the North-East Lean Network.
8.30am – 9.00am Registration
9.00am – 9.05am Opening Remarks – Aidan Brown, Regional Development Centre, DKIT
9.05am – 9.30am Richard Keegan, Manager-Competitiveness Department, Lean Business and Benchmarking, Enterprise Ireland
9.30am – 10.30am Industry Case Studies
10.30am – 11.00am Refreshment break and Networking
11.00am – 11.30am Panel Discussion moderated by Robert Hernan, Enterprise Ireland
11.30am – 11.50am Benefits to a Regional Network – Darrin Tayler, South East Lean Network and WIT
11.50am – 12.15pm Stakeholders: Enterprise Ireland
Local Enterprise Office
Dundalk Institute of Technology
12.15pm – 12.30pm Official Launch of North East Lean Network (Vice Chair, Claire Doogan, McAree Engineering)
12.30pm Q&A and Wrap-Up
Followed by Light Lunch