Please click on the links below to download the presentations from today’s speakers.

Please note that the presentations will be available for 2 weeks after the conference and will be deleted after that.




Opening Remarks

Speaker: Michael O’Callaghan, MBA M.Sc. B.Sc., Supply Chain Instructor and Trainer, Supply Chain Management Institute


Brexit Implications for Supply Chains

Speaker: Celine O’Neill, Brexit Trader Engagement Unit, Revenue Commissioners


Capitalizing on Ireland’s Brexit Potential

Speaker: Frank Murray, Chairman, Piercom Ltd & Managing Partner, The Linkage-Partnership


Using Artificial Intelligence and the Technologies available

The Economist: Putting customers at the centre of the OEM supply chain – Link

 McKinsey Digital Study: The case for digital reinvention – Link

 Microsoft Blog: The three primary pains of modern inventory optimization – Link

 Microsoft White Paper: How Blockchain will transform the modern Supply Chain – Link

 PowerApps Customer Cases – Link

Speaker: Philipp Verhoeven – Microsoft, strategic adviser in the areas of Modern Workplace, Data & AI, Business Apps and Infrastructure


The Role of Analytics in Shaping the Future of Warehouse Operations

Speaker: Dr. Tony McVeigh, PerformanSC Supply Chain


Robots vs Humans – To Embrace or Fear?

Speaker: Declan Kavanagh, Managing Director: Organisation Development Tools Institute


Blockchain for the Supply Chain – the Future of Payment and Contracts

Speaker: Barry O’ Connor, Co-founder, QPQ


Freight Forwarding and Supply Chain

Speaker: Derek Dunne, FICS, Managing Director, Manifest Ireland. Former Education Officer with the Institute of Chartered Shipbrokers


What is Industry 4.0 and What it means for the Future of Supply Chains?

Speaker: Bill O’Leary, General Manager, Confirm