Testimonials from Lean Construction Ireland National Conference 2018


Pierre Nowacki – EMEA Corporate Sales Specialist – DAQRI

“The event was very well organized. The food and the venue were high standards. The quality of the speakers and the various topics very interesting, I thoroughly enjoyed this event”

Aidan Clancy – Commercial Director – Clancy Homes  

“I was delighted to see that the inaugural event went off so well. It was energising to attend a conference centred around sharing ideas that help us all work together more efficiently”

Eibhlin O’Connor – Head of Delivery – Clúid Housing

“The conference was very enjoyable and very informative, it was great to see such a good attendance”

Paul Ebbs – Director – Umstot Solutions Ireland

“The Inaugural Lean Construction Ireland National Conference was another great event from LCi and BoxMedia. I enjoyed the presentations, discussions and networking/meeting with like minded people. Looking forward to next year’s conference, the (IGLC) International Group for Lean Construction’s 27th Annual Conference next July and Lean in the Public Sector (LIPS) in December. 2019 is a very big year for Ireland’s design and construction sector!”

Katie Jones – Graham – Lean Development Manager

“I really enjoyed the LCI event, it was well organised and the speakers offered engaging examples of their Lean Journeys. I am overwhelmed by the passion and buzz at the event and it seems Ireland have provided a step change in Lean Thinking. Well done Ireland”

Jeanette Mair – Economic  Research Executive – Construction Industry Federation

“I think the conference was a big success. Well done”.

George Farguhar – Engineering Service Manager – Irish Water

“I found the Conference very informative, very interesting across the different sectors with the same challenges with regard to Lean and collaboration. An opportunity for learning therefore from a Clients perspective something we would like to engage more with going forward”

Tom Chapman – Head of US Construction – IPS Integrated Projects

“The Inaugural Lean Construction Ireland Conference was a smashing success and on behalf of myself and our local and global IPS Offices we Thank You at BoxMedia. We all will receive a great benefit from the exchange of information that occurred there yesterday”

Stephen Greenhalgh – Lean Specialist – Highways England

“A real pleasure to share Highways England’s experiences and to hear from construction industry professionals being comfortable talking about lean in design & construction. Highlights were the recurring adoption of the Last Planner method to deliver projects and to hear Pat Breen articulate that #leanconstruction is about being smarter and doing more with less.”

Eoin Barry – ARV Excellence Teo

“Very good conference. Good quality of speakers”

Joe Glennon – Topcon

“Topcon we very happy with the delivery of the event. The communication in the lead up, the quality of the event, speakers, etc,, was all first class and we will certainly be back in 2019”

Michael O’Malley – Limerick Twenty Thirty DAC

“The event was well worth attending and had some very informative and experienced speakers.
Having contributors from a number of different jurisdictions helped highlight the importance of the core topics of Lean Construction and BIM which I have to admit, I was not cognisant of before the event”

Dan McAlister – EIDA Solutions 

‘Attending the event was very insightful and a great opportunity to see how other corporations in our industry are leading the way in applying LEAN processes.’

Jason Collins – Cork Institute of Technology

“Excellent event, very well organised. Great variety of speakers on many interesting topics”

Felipe Engineer-Manriquez – McCarthy Building Companies, Inc.

“One of a kind industry events full of genuine sharing of best practices to improve the construction industry. This was pure value-added time for me. Thank you!”

Conor Sreenan – Grangegorman Development Agency – Director of Strategy & Design

“The inaugural LCi National Conference was a great opportunity for the Grangegorman Development Agency team to promote our efforts, and particularly those of our Project Teams toward lean city-making. The large attendance was a credit to LCi and their event partners, and a testament to the importance and growing awareness of the value of Lean thinking. We were delighted to be asked to speak, and look forward to further collaboration with LCi.”

Joe O’Sullivan – Regional Director – John Sisk & Son

“I thought that the event was very well organised, with great opportunities to see a wide variety of speakers, and a wide range of relevant topics. Also, the networking opportunity was excellent, and the atmosphere was excellent. I’m sure that anyone who was there this year won’t miss it next year”

Stephen Byrne – Head of Design & Delivery – DAA

“Probably Ireland’s foremost comprehensive gathering ground for construction industry leaders, designers and delivery agents seeking to make the industry leaner and smarter”

Jason Casey – Operations Manager – Ardmac

“An excellent event which I would encourage anyone in the sector to attend. The quality of speakers and relevance to sector needs was fantastic”

Brian Clare – DIT

“I found the quality of the speakers and the topics excellent”

Rafael Sacks – Professor, Civil and Environmental Engineering – Technion – Israel Institute of Technology

“It was a pleasure to spend two days in Dublin and to attend the LC Ireland conference. I was most impressed by the number of participants, but much more so with the breadth of knowledge that people shared. Clearly Lean Construction has come a long way in Ireland, and is continuing to develop. I have no doubt that this will also express itself in the IGLC conference in Dublin in July 2019”

Hugh Brennan – Chief Executive – Ó Cualann Cohousing Alliance CLG

“I was delighted to have been ask to speak at the inaugural Lean Construction Ireland Conference. May I compliment you and the team on the organisation, the variety of speakers and the trade show. I felt that it was really informative and a great networking event. I think you should be very pleased as it was a great success in a marvellous location. I look forward to next years event”

Martin Searson – Kirby Group – Group M&E Quality & Lean Manager

“Excellent speakers on Lean Construction with great stories to tell on their Lean Journeys to date. It was well worth attending this event and it was very well organised and presented. The LCI Annual Book of Cases was an excellent addition to receive on the day and demonstrates the knowledge sharing theme of the event. Well done to all involved for both the Lean event and this publication. ”