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 27/02/2020 Enclosed spaces, how long have I got!

Joint Event with the Institute of Marine Engineering, Science & Technology (IMarEST)

Time: 7:30 PM (light refreshments available from 7:00 PM)

Event description:
If you have ever wondered about the speed of oxygen depletion in an enclosed and adjacent spaces, this presentation is worth your attendance. Donal Burke will discuss his research findings into this area.

Daniel C Burke (Donal) served in the Irish Merchant Marine with Irish Shipping Ltd, from Engineer Cadet to Chief Engineer Officer Level and is holder of a First Class Combined Certificate of Competency, prior to entering into the teaching of Marine Engineering in Cork. Subsequently becoming Head of the Nautical Studies Department at Cork Institute of Technology, and finally as Head of the National Maritime College of Ireland. After retiring in 2006 he became a consultant in Marine Engineering in the new build of the Angolan Maritime College in Sumbe working with the Architects, GCNS and the sponsors to bring the concept to fruition. Thereafter: as Secretary of the Stena Association of Maritime Institutes (STAMI) for several years.

He is currently involved in research into oxygen depletion in enclosed spaces and has recently published on this topic.

Location: Rochestown Park Hotel
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 29/02/2020 Visit to ESBís Inniscarra Hydroelectric Generating Station


Time: 14:00

ESB Inniscarra Generating Station was constructed as part of the Lee Hydroelectric Scheme between 1952 and 1957 which is capable of producing enough sustainable electricity to supply over 15,000 homes. During this visit participants will be brought on a guided tour of the dam and the generator hall during which you will learn about the many interesting aspects of the stationís construction and operation.

Booking Required - see details below

Location: Inniscarra Generating Station, Curraleigh, Inniscarra, Co. Cork
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 01/03/2020 Meet the Engineers - Free Family Fun Day


Time: 11:00 - 16:00

Activities include:
* Robotics
* Hook a Duck
* Hands on Activities
* Roman Re-enactments
and much more...


Location: Lifetime Lab, Lee Road, cork
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 03/03/2020 Engineering Mock Interviews
In association with Morgan McKinley

Time: 18:00-20:00

"Mock Interview Training"

By appointment only (using the link below)


 04/03/2020 Visit to Tyndall National Institute


Time: 18:45

The International Energy Research Centre (IERC) is an industry-led collaborative research centre in the field of integrated sustainable energy systems and is jointly funded by the Irish government and industry members. It is one of the largest funded technology centres in Ireland, with a portfolio of approximately Ä5m worth of investment already underway.

The IERC delivers world leading collaborative research to meet global societal needs for secure, affordable and sustainable energy services. It enables partners to develop new products and services that will ensure real energy demand reductions across society. The centre provides an energy research environment that combines business innovation with research excellence for energy demand side efficiency and systems integration challenges.

The visit & conference will give an insight into their research and applications in Engineering. This would be of interest to those studying and working in engineering and the built environment.

Booking required (before Wed 26th Feb) - see below.

Location: Tyndall National Institute, Lee Maltings Complex Dyke Parade, Cork,
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 05/03/2020 Stryker Neurovascular Line Tour


Time: 18:30

Members of Engineers Ireland are invited on a medical device production line tour in Stryker Neurovascular. A full suite of devices are manufactured at this site used for non-invasive treatment of stroke. Tour will take place in a cleanroom environment and showcase the manufacturing of such a device. Duration of visit will be approximately 1:15 hours

Booking Required.

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Location: Stryker Neurovascular Model Farm Road Cork
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 05/03/2020 LEAN for Micro Enterprises
**Event organised by Cork Local Enterprise Office (LEO)**

Time 18:30 5th March 2020

Hosted by the Cork LEOs, this information evening on LEAN for micro enterprises and small businesses will feature a Panel Discussion with entrepreneurs who will demonstrate the success of applying LEAN principles to their businesses. Speakers at the event include Robert Hernan of Enterprise Ireland and Stuart Nelson & Allyson English of Jigsaw Consulting.


18:30 - Refreshments and networking

19:00 - Welcome Address by Mairead O'Donnell (Polar IceTech Ltd.), Chair,
South West LEAN Forum

19:15 - Local Enterprise Panel Discussion, with moderator Robert Hernan (Enterprise Ireland)

20:00 - Introduction to LEAN for Micro Programme 2020

20:30 - Ends



While events are FREE to attend, online booking is essential

Location: Vertigo, County Hall, Cork

 31/03/2020 Validation in Pharmaceutical Industry

Speakers: TBC

Time: 7:00pm (Tea/Coffee from 6:30pm)

Event is Free to all.

More Details to Follow
Location: Rochestown Park Hotel, Cork

 21/04/2020 Conferring of Titles & Presidential Address

President Marguerite Sayers, Engineers Ireland

Time: 7:00pm

Event is Free to all.

More Details to Follow
Location: Rochestown Park Hotel, Cork