Reliability Ireland 2019 offers a packed 2-day agenda, combining the conference programme, featuring an excellent line up of Irish and international speakers, an exhibition area and entertaining networking and social programme, as detailed below.

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PRE-CONFERENCE

MONDAY 25 MARCH 

Afternoon

 

 

Evening

 

Pre-conference workshop on Best Practices for Oil Sampling, with Martin Williamson, MD, KEW Engineering

Complimentary workshop for early arrivers to the conference. Pre-booking essential. Read more …

Pre-Conference Welcome Drinks in the Radisson Blu Bar

 

AGENDA

TUESDAY 26 MARCH 

Time

Session

08:00 to 08:45

08:45 to 09:00

 

09:00 to 10:00

 

 

10:00 to 10:30

 

 

10:30 to 10:40

10:40 to 11:00

 

11:00 to 11:45

 

 

11:45 to 12.15

 

 

12.15 to 13.00

 

 

13:00 to 14:00

Registration, Tea/Coffee & Welcome

Opening Address: Deirdre Clune, B.E. MEP for Ireland South

 

Keynote: Dr Sinead Kane, Double Guinness World Record Holder

Goal-setting, leadership, team work and remaining focused 

 

Lee McFarlane, Technical Director – Asset Management, AVT Reliability

Embedding a reliability roadmap & driving value-added maintenance

 

Product Demonstration with Polar IceTech

Tea/Coffee n the Exhibition Area

 

Rendela K. Wenzel, Global Reliability & Maintenance Leader, Eli Lilly, USA

Eli Lilly’s 2020 Condition Based Monitoring Approach to Industry 4.0

 

David Miny, Reliability Consulting, Emerson Automation Solutions

Operational excellence is the enabler of digital transformation

 

Ciarán Dunne, Technical Operations Manager, Ryanair

An aviation industry perspective on proactive reliability maintenance

 

Lunch in the Exhibition Area

AFTERNOON – TUESDAY 26 MARCH

Parallel Sessions

14.00 to 14.30

 

 

 

14.30 to 15.00

 

 

 

15.00 to 15.20

 

15.20 to 15.50

 

 

 

15.50 to 16.20

 

 

 

Great Island Ballroom

John Bolger, Value Stream Lean Facilitator, Integer, New Ross

Using ‘Lean’ to achieve world-class maintenance

Nilesh Shrivastava, Managing Director, Asset Analytix

Achieving analytics-driven asset performance management

 

Tea/Coffee

 

Carles CG, Data Scientist, Reliable Dynamics, Denmark

Collecting clean and usable data for better reliability modelling 

 

Bill O’Leary General Manager, CONFIRM – SFI Research Centre

Using digitalisation to increase overall equipment effectiveness

Fitzgerald Suite

Patrick Liddy, Founder, UtilityAR

Using AR to reduce costs and train the modern workforce

 

Tom Murphy, Managing Director, Reliability Team, UK

Vibration measurement and ultrasound as condition monitoring tools

 

 

 

Wojciech Majka CEO & Tomáš Klíma, Ecol Sp. z o.o.

Key factors for successful turbo-machinery commissioning

 

David Doyle Thermographer, Butler Technologies

Using infrared cameras to see the heat in processes

Complimentary networking and social programme:

16:30 Bus leaves for Tour and Comparative Whiskey Tasting at Irish Distillers, Midleton.

20:00 Buffet Conference Dinner and Casino Night in the Radisson Ballroom.

AGENDA

WEDNESDAY 27 MARCH 

Time

Session

08.00 to 09:00

09:00 to 10:00

 

 

10.00 to 10.30

 

 

10.30 to 11:00

 

11:00 to 11:45

 

 

11:45 to 12:15

Registration, Tea/Coffee & Welcome

Keynote Speaker: Michael Kingston, International Maritime Lawyer

Reliability as a safety issue, 40 years after the Whiddy Island disaster

 

Austin O’Kelley, Director of Global Operations, Noria Corporation, USA

How to cost justify your reliability programme

 

Tea/Coffee in the Exhibition Area

 

Keith Edwards, Kaizen Support & Maintenance Training, Toyota  (UK)

From reactive to pro-active maintenance at Toyota, Deeside

 

Christopher Hallum, Regional Manager, UK & Ireland, UE SYSTEMS

Ultrasound Technology for Condition Monitoring & Energy Management

Parallel Sessions

12:20 to 13:00

 

 

 

13:00 to 14:00

 

 

14.00 to 14.30

 

 

 

14.30 to 15.00

 

 

 

15.00 to 15.20

 

 

Great Island Ballroom

Jude Carey, Head of Asset Management at Irish Rail

Embedding value into reliability at Irish Rail Infrastructure

 

Lunch                                                                                                                                                                                                      

Stephen Hayward, Isograph & Gary Tyne, Pro-Reliability Solutions

Modelling Condition-Based Maintenance Using Predictive Analytics

 

Rich Wurzbach, President, MRG Labs, Pennsylvania, USA

Improving Reliability in Biomedical Research and Manufacturing

 

Tea/Coffee

Fitzgerald Suite

Martin Williamson, Director, KEW Engineering

Understanding solid particle monitoring and the ISO 4406 code

 

 

 

Toon Van Grunderbeeck, CEO Lubretec & Coowner Enluse

Lubrication storage and dispensing lube room design

 

Leslie Fish & Rendela Wenzel, ICML 

Introducing ICML55 in relation to lubricated asset management and ISO 55000

 

15.20 to 15.50

 

15.50 to 16.20

 Janez Tomažin, Vice-Chair, EFNMS 

Enforcing/improving the status of the “maintenance function” 

 

Bob Berry, Managing Director, Thermal Vision

Overcoming problems and getting the most from thermography

Conference close: Competition prize draw in exhibition hall. Delegates must be present to win the prize.

The Exhibition Area

Running concurrently with the Reliability Ireland conference, we will have a dedicated exhibition area for providers of reliability and maintenance centred products and services.

  • View their latest reliability; proactive maintenance; asset management; Industry 4.0; lubrication & lube oil analysis and condition monitoring  products and services.
  • Get users tips and have your equipment questions answered.
  • How reliable is your Formula One driving? Take our simulated F1 style challenge, supported by the conference’s Platinum Sponsor, AVT Reliability. Prizes for the fastest lap!

Social Programme

The complimentary social programme will include welcome drinks in the Radisson Bar on the evening before the conference, allowing you to relax after your journey and network with fellow conference delegates.

After the first day, we will be running a Guided Tour and Comparative Whiskey Tasting at the nearby Jameson Distillery, Midleton, where you will get to compare three leading whiskeys of the world and enjoy a Jameson Signature drink at the end of the tour.

This will be followed by a Buffet Dinner in the Radisson Ballroom and fun Casino Night, where you can try your luck on the roulette, blackjack and Texas holdem tables.