Toys4Engineers Conference and Expo returns next week

The Toys4Engineers Conference and Expo returns next week with a series of events all leading up to the live expo on Thursday 6th October at the SETU Arena.  Now in its fifth year, this is a must-attend national event for anyone in Engineering, Tech, Pharma, Biomed, Agri-Food, Manufacturing, Construction & Renewable Energy industries or anyone with an interest in new and emerging technologies.

The Expo will feature over 100 stands, from cutting edge start-ups to multi-nationals, giving you the opportunity to exchange information, generate sales leads and expand contact bases.

There will also be an outdoor expo, which will present the very latest in plant machinery, heavy equipment and electric vehicles.

More details can be found here:


Monday – training and Meet the Buyer online

Tuesday – career guidance for parents at lunchtime online

Wednesday – training and meet the buyer online

Thursday – expo and conference

Friday – career guidance for students online



Date: Thursday, October 6th

Time: 9am to 3pm

Venue: SETU Arena, Waterford.

Hybrid ‘Green Engineering’ Conference

10.00 National & Regional Innovation and the Green Deal – (Grace O’Sullivan MEP)

10.15 Green Cities and Regions – Claus Habfast, Grenoble EU Green City 2022

10.30 Green Technology – Smart Places and Sustainability: Accelerating Innovation to meet the climate emergency – Bill Wilson – Head of Data & Sustainability Solutions at NTT DATA UK

10.45 Green Transport – Stephen Kent, Chief Executive Officer, Bus Eireann

11.00 Green Hydrogen – A Pathway to Decarbonisation for Ireland’s Gas Network – Roibeard Long, Gas Networks Ireland

11.15 Green Buildings – John Lacy SIEMENS Smart Building Solutions

11.30 Green Manufacturing – Closing the Circular Innovation Gap, David McCormack, Director of Sustainable Manufacturing, IMR

11.45 Green Energy Transition – Q&A Session led by Energia with Grainne Kennedy, Climate Action Co-ordinator, Waterford Council; Dr Jonathan Downey, Monobiologics; Andrew Lynch, Chief Innovation Officer, IMR;

12.10 Closing Remarks