People are our greatest assets. How can we maximise their potential?

Lean Construction Ireland invite you to attend its upcoming LCI Ireland Community Event, sponsored by Jones Engineering Group, at The Marker Hotel, Grand Canal Square, Docklands, Dublin 2 on Thursday 23rd February.

Thursday, 23rd Feb 2017
18:15 – 21:00
The Marker Hotel, Grand Canal Square, Docklands, Dublin 2
Attendance is FREE, and places must be reserved by registering online.

Speakers:

Phillip Matthews – Former President, National College of Ireland & International Rugby Captain.

Jim Collins – Lean Trainer, Consultant Trainer & Guide.

Colm Sheils – Manufacturing Engineering Director

Rob Hughes – Geo-Survey Manager, Jones Engineering Group

Kevin White – Division Manager, Jones Engineering Group

The theme of this Event is “People are our greatest assets. How can we maximise their potential?” and the Keynote Speaker is Phillip Matthews, former President, National College of Ireland & International Rugby Captain

SPEAKER  BIOGRAPHIES

Phillip Matthews – Former President, National College of Ireland & International Rugby Captain.

Phillip Matthews was President of the National College of Ireland in March 2010 until 2016. Prior to joining NCI, Phillip was responsible for establishing and directing the executive education centre at UCD Michael

Smurfit Graduate Business School. Before entering academia Phillip spent 20 years in industry between pharmaceuticals and consulting.

Phillip’s particular interest is in helping leaders to identify the leader  they want to be, achieve clarity on the personal change required, to lead with authenticity and in a way that engages hearts and minds. Phillip has spoken extensively on Leadership, Empathic Leadership, Personal Change, and Immunity to Change and Coaching Skills for Leaders.

Jim Collins – Lean Trainer, Consultant Trainer & Guide

HAS    •  designed & delivered numerous Problem Solving(PS) & Lean training courses in manufacturing, non- manufacturing & healthcare environments.

  • facilitated, led & participated in over 40 Kaizen events in Irl, Eng, USA &
  • BSc in Manufacturing Technology (UL) & MBA (University of Edinburgh).
  • over 25 years engineering & leadership experience across aerospace, medical, technology and consumer goods sect

WAS    • Irish GM of Honeywell Aero-Engine part manufacturing – 1996 to 2005.

  • Co-founder 1st chair of South-East Lean Forum 200

IS        •  Lean & PS tutor/lecturer on UL Postgrad & NUIG BSc & Quality Diploma programmes.

  • Lean Leadership training team member – IMDA NFQ L9 Management Programme.
  • certified Lean Expert, Six Sigma Green Belt; Senior Member of A

Colm Sheils – Manufacturing Engineering Director

In Boston Scientific Galway, where he has responsibility for engineering in the six production unit where they manufacture a large range of

medical devices from Drug Eluting Stents to Heart Valves. Prior to Boston Scientific Colm worked in Tyco Electronics (Raychem) in Shannon where he held management roles in both Business Development and Research & Development.

Colm has an undergraduate degree in Mechanical Engineering, an MSc and an MBA and has a particular interest in the area of Operational Excellence. He is currently one of the key sponsors of Operational Excellence Program within Boston Scientific Galway. He has completed Shingo Institute Executive training in Utah University in 2014 and was an international business excellence assessor with EFQM in 2004 and 2005.

Rob Hughes – Geo-Survey Manager, Jones Engineering Group

Rob joined Jones Engineering in February 2013 to improve the M&E construction model through the implementation of various Geo-Survey techniques.

His responsibilities include the day to day management of JEG Geo- Survey Division – which supports all M&E construction within the group, and supplies customers with various high quality survey solutions. He continually researches new instrumentation and techniques to ensure that Jones Engineering and their clients benefit from potential improvements. Rob has overseen the integration of 3D Laser Scanning into the Jones Engineering portfolio – producing point cloud data for both design and validation purposes.

Kevin White – Division Manager, Jones Engineering Group

An LCI Ireland co-founder and Core group member with over 25 years’ experience in the construction industry. A lean practitioner since 2003 specialising in Construction lean improvement, waste removal, BIM adoption & IPD.

“Throughout my career I have never lost sight of the importance of enabling construction through lean. Delivering Projects as efficiently as possible to the highest Safety and Quality standards. Enabling excellence through integrated innovative teamwork has ensured success and is the cornerstone of my personal managerial philosophy”

TIME

SESSION & SPEAKER

18:15 – 18:30

Registration, Networking, Refreshments

18:30 – 18:45

Jones Engineering Group & LCI Tactical Update

18:45 – 19:20

Keynote Speaker 1: Philip Matthews, Former President, National College of Ireland & International Rugby Captain

19:20 – 19:55

Breakout Room 1: Colm Sheils – Boston Scientific

Breakout Room 2: Rob Hughes – Geo Surveying

Breakout Room 3: Kevin White – Cable Spooling

19:55 – 20:30

Keynote Speaker 2: Jim Collins – Lean Trainer, Consultant, Coach & Guide

20:30 – 20:45

Q&A and Closing Summary

20:45 – 21:00

Networking & Refreshments