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MEETA 2017: Maintaining the Balance

  • Date(s)
    Friday, 17 November 2017
  • Time(s)
    9:00 AM - 4:30 PM
  • Venue
    Engineers Ireland, 22 Clyde Road, Ballsbridge, Dublin 4, Ireland
  • Fee

    MEETA and Engineers Ireland Members: €295
    Non-Members: €345

    MEETA members must book through the CPD training office - PHONE (01) 665 1305 or email . 

    Paid-up MEETA members can bring another delegate free. 
    Delegates can nominate a guest for €100 - max one guest from each organisation.
    ***Please book early, as the number of places at the conference is limited.*** 

    Contact the CPD team to avail of these offers on (01) 665 1305 or email

  • CPD Credit
    6 hours   C1

MEETA Conference 2017: Maintaining the Balance

About the MEETA Conference

Since 1984, the annual conference has provided a forum for maintenance practitioners, decision makers, experts and solution seekers to meet, discuss problems, seek advice, network, and hear the latest industry news. The conference has developed over the years into an event of truly international standing.

The theme of the conference is “Maintaining the Balance”, and will focus on management of plant and equipment throughout its useful life.

The conference topics and speakers are therefore chosen to offer differing perspectives in order to give delegates a broader and deeper understanding of Maintaining the Balance.

We look forward to meeting you at the conference - our perennial objective is that you leave the conference inspired, empowered and envigorated!

Who should attend

The annual conference is an essential event for maintenance practitioners, decision makers, experts and solution seekers working in maintenance and asset management.


The programme is designed so delegates will be able to use and apply the tools, knowledge and learnings presented to make a contribution that will greatly benefit their organisations.

  • Opening Address

Kieran Feighan, President, Engineers Ireland

  • "Factory 4” – the next Industrial Revolution"

John Cosgrove, Technical Director, ACORN Research Centre, LIT & Industrial Partner

  • "Maintaining the Dynamic Balance” –Flexible Learning and Development Programs with Industrial Case Study

Dr. Frances Hardiman, Limerick Institute of Technology

  • Toolbox Talk - “A day in the life of a Reliability Engineer”

Jim Hayes, Eli Lilly

  • Toolbox Talk - “PSCS – Shutdown Safety” short case study in application to shutdown planning

John Coleman, Rusal

  • “Making ISO 55000 work for you” 

Peter Chambers, Group Head Asset Care, DAA

  • KEYNOTE ADDRESS: “Keeping our Assets on the right track – Balancing Risk & Performance”

Jude Carey , Head of Finance at Irish Rail

  • "The Constant Balancing Act"​

Claude Costello, Operations Manager, Zimmer Biomet

  • "The Resilient Mind - focus on conflicts, decisions, contrasts and comparisons”

Richard Burke MBA, Resilience Matters

  • Closing Address

Pat Breen, Chairman, MEETA

The MEETA Conference 2017 is proudly Sponsored by:


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17 November 2017

Terms & Conditions

Confirmation is subject to event fee being finalised. Cancellation fees calculated at 50% of the estimated total bill will be charge for confirmed bookings cancelled less than 5 working days prior to the date of the planned event. A replacement person can attend instead. Cancellations made the day prior to an event will be charged 75% of the total estimated bill. No-shows will be charged the full fee. All cancellations must be confirmed in writing by email. Engineers Ireland will not be liable for any costs in the event of a course being re-scheduled.  This applies, but is not limited, to any travelling, subsistence or consequential expenses incurred by delegates.