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Site visit to MSD Biotech Facility, Swords, Co Dublin

  • Date(s)
    Thursday, 20 February 2020
  • Time(s)
    From 1:20 till 6:00 PM
  • Venue
    MSD Biotech Facility, Drynam Road, Barrysparks, Swords, Co Dublin

About the event

Places are limited and advance booking is required for attendance at this event.

13: 20 – Visitors to arrive at offsite carpark (opposite St Colmcille’s GAA club)

13:30 – Bus departs offsite carpark to site.

14:00 – Visitors arrive to site with tea/coffee provided and opportunity for networking

14:15 – Introduction by Brad Holstine- Director of Manufacturing, Science and Technology (MS&T)

14:30-  Talk #1 – Speed of Project Delivery and Process Startup. Ryan Dunne and Ger O’Donovan (C&Q)

15:00 – Tour of Dublin Biotech Facility

16:30 – Talk #2 – Project Asset Management Strategy. Emma Mansbridge (Downstream Engineering Manager)

17:00 - Talk #3- Digital Approach to Asset Management. Derek Murtagh (Digital Reliability Lead)

17:30-17:45: Q & A

To be answered by the speakers.

17:45 – Wrap up by Shane Breslin – Chairperson of the Chemical and Process Engineering division (Jacobs Process Safety) and Jim Kelly – Chairperson of the MEETA Society (Global Director, Asset Management and Engineering J&J)

18:00 – Bus departs site

Attendees should note that there will be NO on-site parking on the day so you will need to arrive at the off-site car park by 1.20pm


Attendees will be expected to bring their own safety boots for the site walk. Hi-viz vests, hardhats, gloves and safety glasses will be provided by MSD.


Admission is free and all are welcome.  With places limited however, it is necessary to register in advance, using the link provided.

Book your place now!

Click here to request a place on this site visit.

Once all 35 places have been filled, we will be in touch confirming bookings.

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