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Midlands to host Medtech and Manufacturing ‘Future of Work’ Seminar

A national seminar exploring the Future of Work in Medtech & Manufacturing takes place in Athlone on Thursday October 5th. The event is a Free Information & Networking Seminar on Funded Training and Industry Insights for Medtech and Manufacturing businesses of all sizes. The Midlands is well-recognised as a centre of excellence in Advanced Manufacturing, with tens of thousands of people employed throughout the region in the sector.

Leading training organisations in the Medtech and Manufacturing sectors are joining forces to offer a unique opportunity for Irish companies to gain valuable insights into accessing funding and support for learning and upskilling.

The “Future of Work” Information & Networking Seminar, presented by the Irish Medtech, Connected Health, and First Polymer Training Skillnets, in partnership with Manufacturing, Engineering & Polymer Apprenticeships, will take place on Thursday, October 5th, 2023, at the Sheraton Hotel in Athlone, Co. Westmeath.

Featuring a line-up of distinguished speakers, this free event will address critical challenges faced by Medtech and Manufacturing companies, including recruitment, retention, and skills gaps. Attendees will have the opportunity to explore industry-led solutions and funding supports designed to sustain and grow their businesses.

Highlights Include:

  • Keynote Presentation from Liam Sheedy (Leadership Expert), Vice Chairman, Teneo Ireland, former Tipperary Senior Hurling Manager & RTÉ Pundit.
  • Launch of our Gender Representation in HealthTech Study presented by Dr. Liz Tully and Clare Lewis from Xenon Health Solutions with some key recommendations for Irish companies
  • A senior Medtech & Polymer Industry Experts panel discussion on building and retaining talent.
  • Networking Lunch & Exhibitors.
  • The full agenda is available to download here.

The seminar will commence at 09:30 with registration, followed by a series of engaging presentations and discussions throughout the morning. A light networking lunch will conclude the day at 13:30 where attendees will have the opportunity to engage with representatives from each Skillnet and the Apprenticeships.

Who Should Attend:

The event is open to all Medtech and Manufacturing companies operating in Ireland, regardless of size. It is particularly suitable for Learning and Development, Human Resources personnel, Heads of Operations, Senior Leaders, or those managing training and recruitment resources.

Booking Information:

This is a free event, but places are limited. Advance registration is required to secure a place. Book here.


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