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Tyndall Technology Days 2017

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Tyndall Technology Days

Innovation for Industry

Tyndall Technology Days brings you high-calibre speakers, cutting-edge demonstrations, lively discussion and excellent networking opportunities. Learn from speakers from some of the world’s largest companies and world-leading researchers who will share their insight on how industry is evolving, the implications for the labour market in an era of AI and robotics, and how businesses can rise to the challenges and opportunities of Industry 4.0.

We are delighted to announce that this year’s conference will be opened by An Tánaiste and Minister for Business, Enterprise and Innovation, Frances Fitzgerald, T.D. This will be followed by a keynote address by Ann Kelleher, Vice President and General Manager, Technology and Manufacturing Group, Intel Corporation.

Get updates on the latest event news and speakers at www.tyndalltechnologydays.com


Plenary Session

Eoin O’Driscoll, Chairman and Acting CEO, Tyndall National Institute

Opening address
Frances Fitzgerald TD, Tánaiste and Minister for Business, Enterprise and Innovation

Keynote - Semiconductor manufacturing: A look to the future
Ann Kelleher, Vice President and General Manager, Technology and Manufacturing Group, Intel

The migration of optical technology onto silicon photonics
Andrew Rickman OBE, Chairman & CEO, Rockley Photonics

Navigating without a Moore’s law compass
Peter Real, Senior Vice President and CTO, Analog Devices

Tyndall Alumni Achievement Award

Smart Manufacturing

Mark McConnell, Engineering Fellow - Director Automation Centre of Excellence, Johnson&Johnson

Conor McCarthy, CONFIRM (SFI centre for smart manufacturing IT and industrial automation systems)

Digital Dairy – Utilising sensor and ICT technology for SMART manufacture
Mark Fenelon, Head of Food Programme, Teagasc

Additional speakers to be announced

Future Communications

Kieran Drain (Chair), GM & CTO, Soraa

Towards terabit transmission – Optical innovation for long term internet growth
Kevin Smith, Head of Transport Futures and Innovation, BT

Julie Byrne, Executive Director, Bell Labs Ireland

How to build a quantum computer using photons
Emanuele Pelucchi, Head of Group - Epitaxy & Physics of Nanostructures, Tyndall National Institute (IPIC)

​Additional speaker to be announced

Energy Management

Jerry Murphy (Chair), Director MaREI

Storage 4 grid

Giovanni Paolucci, Alperia SpA

Key Developments in Low Carbon and Energy Efficient buildings Research
Beth Massey, Head of Research, International Energy Research Centre

Additional speaker to be announced

Smart Medtech

Helen Whelton (Chair), Head of College of Medicine and Health, UCC

Advancing bioelectronics development
Rory Murphy, Founder, Intelligent Implants

The role of biophotonics in medical technology
Stefan Andersson-Engels, Head of Biophotonics, Tyndall National Institute (IPIC) and Department of Physics, UCC

When neurostimulation and photonics meet: a short story of an excellent collaboration
Pascal Doguet, COO & CTO, Synergia Medical

Smart Drug Delivery Systems

Dominic Carolan (Chair), CEO, NIBRT

Chris Evans, Vice President and General Manager, Biologics at West Pharmaceutical Services

Microsystems meet medicine: smart devices for personalised drug delivery
Conor O’Mahony, Senior Research Scientist, Tyndall National Institute

Closing address from Rapporteur
Peter Smyth, Commercial Director, Tyndall National Institute

Tyndall tours

Join us for a tour of Tyndall National Institute on 26 October; simply indicate your interest during registration.

At Tyndall, we host the only full Silicon CMOS, Micro-Electro Mechanical Systems (MEMS) and III-V semiconductor wafer fabrication facilities and services in Ireland, as well as state-of-the-art photonics packaging facilities. We are recognised for our world-leading research in smart sensors and systems, optical communication systems, mixed signal and analog circuit design, nano materials and device processing.

Come and see what makes us experts in the agri-food,communications, energy, environment and health sectors.

Enjoy Cork's newest conference venue

This year’s Tyndall Technology Days will take place in the recently opened Páirc Uí Chaoimh Stadium Conference Centre, just ten minutes from Cork city centre.

As you’re travelling to Cork, why not take this opportunity to experience our beautiful city on the Lee. Cork is a vibrant, bustling city set in a county with some of the most spectacular natural beauty in Europe. Cork is regarded as the food capital of Ireland and renowned for its annual festivals, with over 100 taking place across the county every year. One of the biggest, Cork International Jazz Festival kicks off on 27th October.

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