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Introduction to NetApp HCI
8.30am – 12.30pm
Radisson Blu Royal Hotel, Dublin
This event aims to educate cloud leads, IT platform architects, and DevOps and virtualisation technologists on innovative HCI solutions and will involve an interactive demonstration of NetApp’s newest enterprise-scale solution.
The event will bring together HCI thought leaders and designers to share their perspectives and offer insights on the future of HCI solutions. Following breakfast, from 8.30am, attendees will hear presentations on how hyper convergence differs from converged infrastructure, and the intricacies between varying hyper converged solutions. Guests will also be treated to a comprehensive overview of NetApp HCI.
Progressive businesses and IT decision-makers looking to transform into a data-centric organisation should always be on the lookout for breakthrough innovations to current solutions. Next-generation solutions, like NetApp HCI, can offer benefits including: guaranteed performance; flexible scaling to match business needs; automated infrastructure to free up time for IT professionals to focus on what’s important; and can help break down traditional silos and barriers.
The event will provide a unique opportunity for those interested in the HCI space to network with fellow IT professionals and industry experts. This is the ideal event for IT executives to get insights into the steps needed to transform and empower their IT organisation to prepare for the future.
For more information about the event and to register, visit https://goo.gl/qnMS4V
SoftTest Ireland presents Agile Transformation Guide for Test Engineers
18:00 – 19:00
The Garage Deloitte, Whitaker Court, Whitaker Square , Sir John Rogerson’s Quay, Grand Canal Dock, Dublin 2
SoftTest Ireland in association with Deloitte & Software Skillnet, have announced an evening event entitled “The Agile Transformation Guide for Test Engineers” from renowned speaker Aleksandar Ristic.
Ristic will provide a guide for Test Engineers in Agile Transformation, explaining different challenges to be overcome to have successful test teams in Agile environment (such as lack of communication, lack of test team in the Agile environment, setting the right amount of test automation and using it to achieve ContinuousIntegration/ContinuousDevelopment, gathering information about what to test, how to choose the right tool for test automation, and so on.). He will also present case studies that will demonstrate bringing developers and testers more closely together by choosing the right tool for test automation and overcoming the challenge of testing dependencies from the third party providers.
GDPR: What you should be doing now
8am – 1pm
The Round Room, The Mansion House, Dawson Street, Dublin 2
In recent months Ward Solutions has launched a number of services aimed at steering its clients towards GDPR compliance. This event will bring together a number of those customers and provide attendees with the opportunity to hear, first-hand, about the steps they have taken to safeguard their businesses.
This seminar provides a unique opportunity for Irish business owners and professionals to gain an insight into the steps that they need to take in the coming months.
For more information about the event and to register, visit: http://bit.ly/2npd1VJ
Rose Hotel, Tralee, Co Kerry
This year’s conference will focus on the theme BrexTech – Navigating New Borders. A host of prominent speakers will examine the effect of digital borders that will be created as a result of Brexit, and examine how Irish business leaders can leverage new and emerging technologies to overcome these barriers.
The conference will explore existing and future challenges that will change the way we trade, pay, transact, communicate and prepare for the future global economic landscape.
To purchase tickets for this event and for more information visit www.cantillon.ie.
Women in Technology
Waterford Institute of Technology
Women in Technology event taking place in Waterford aims to provide inspiration and encouragement to all those who would aspire to take a similar route – and those who have yet to discover their future path may lie in technology
In tandem with keynote speakers, such as Regina Moran, CEO Fujitsu UK and Ireland, a graduate of WIT, the event will showcase a range of women in technology to provide inspiration and encouragement to all those who would aspire to take a similar route.
Each company/organisation that sends a representative can set up a stand or table at no charge. On the day students from secondary schools will have the opportunity to meet with and talk to women in attendance who have interesting and varied careers in technology, engineering, ICT and software development, women who are changing the face of industry.
For full information and to book an industry stand or a school group, visit www.wit.ie/womenintechnology.
Whiskey And Data: Chasing time seminar
Teeling Distillery, Dublin 8
Spend three hours with Capventis and Alteryx in Teelings Whiskey Distillery and you’ll see:
- How using Alteryx can accelerate the preparing and blending of data from multiple sources, in repeatable and scheduled workflows
- How to develop predictive capabilities and model your future business
- How AON has streamlined ETL activities and delivered Self Service Analytics
For more information visit https://www.capventis.com/2018/02/15/join-capventis-for-whiskey-and-data-chasing-time/.
SolutionsPT, Schneider Electric OT cyber security event
8.30am – 5.15pm
Fota Island Resort, Cork
This event will address why industrial environments are becoming more vulnerable to cyber attack, while also providing guidance on securing OT architectures and defence in depth solutions.
Keynote speaker Jay Abdallah, global security director at Schneider Electric, will discuss The Threat Within, covering how the move to open standards such as Ethernet, TCP/IP and web technologies has allowed hackers to take advantage of industrial control systems and critical infrastructure, before moving on to Defence in Depth.
Other sessions to note include guidance on building secure OT architectures, disaster resilience, managed services and a panel discussion.
The afternoon session will then give attendees the opportunity to take part in a series of workshops. The first will focus on Wonderware System Platform 2017, SolutionsPT’s responsive control platform for SCADA, MES and IIoT solutions, before concluding with optional Citect SCADA and ThinManager hands-on workshops.
For more information and to register visit http://www.wonderware.ie/
Blockchain Association of Ireland conference
09:00 – 13:00
Irish Computer Society, Dublin 4
The Blockchain Association of Ireland will host a half-day conference on March 21st at the Irish Computer Society, Dublin 4.
This event will look at the impact and potential for blockchain technologies to change the way we do business and develop IT systems. From banking, healthcare, supply chain and food traceability to energy, logistics, manufacturing, retail and real estate, blockchain has the potential to transform much more than just the way we trade.
This is a must attend for those examining blockchain enterprise strategies.
The theme of the conference is ‘Blockchain – building trust, breaking down barriers’ and will focus is on the evolution of blockchain, its applications and the vast opportunities it brings. The conference will ask:
- Social Impact: What are the impacts of Bitcoin, cryptocurrencies and blockchain technology and how is consensus built in the communities surrounding these technologies?
- Technical Impact: How does Blockchain use cryptography and digital signatures to prove identity, authenticity and enforce read/write access rights?
- Commercial Impact: What are the challenges companies are facing when looking at the business case for distributed ledger technologies?
- Regulatory, Compliancy and Legal Impacts: How do we address legal uncertainty surrounding blockchain, standards and big data and how the landscape is likely to take shape?
Tickets are limited and priority will be given to members of Blockchain Ireland, ICS and it’s supported member bodies (ADPO, BAAI, HISI, Iasa Ireland & itSMF Ireland).
Dublin Data Sec 2018
RDS Concert Hall
The second annual data protection conference Dublin Data Sec 2018, with keynote speaker the Data Protection Commissioner (DPC) for Ireland Helen Dixon, takes place on Monday April 9th in the RDS Concert Hall.
Dixon will be joined by speakers including information security industry expert Brian Honan; Deirdre Garvey, Chief Executive Officer, The Wheel, Ireland’s national association of charities, community and voluntary organisations; Mark Little, CEO, Neva Labs; Helen Quinn of the Small Firms Association (SFA), executive with responsibility for HR, Employment Law and Data Protection member queries; and Ardi Kolah, Executive Fellow and Director of the GDPR Transition Programme at Henley Business School and Founder of GO DPO. The speakers will form expert panels to guide delegates through the GDPR.
Key topics to be covered at are: the prevention of data breaches and data loss; data retention; accountability, implementation and response; with the spotlight on unified platforms, reporting, data analysis, and data management.
For more information visit http://www.independent.ie/datasec2018
Your Business Live
RDS, Simmonscourt, Dublin
Your Business Live will combine a showcase of innovative new products and services for Ireland’s SMEs with a full programme of seminars and workshops for start-ups, SME owners and managers, business decision makers and executives.
Vodafone Ireland, together with Facebook, are joint title sponsors for Your Business Live while the event is supported by Ibec for Irish Business, Small Firms Association (SFA) and Enterprise Ireland.
The challenge of sustained growth for SMEs is central to Your Business Live and the event focuses on four key areas: finance, technology, growth, and talent.
High-level talks will be delivered by expert speakers, from entrepreneurs and business leaders to government agencies and academics. Brexit and data security are among the topics to be addressed in the context of the SME.
Industry: The Product Conference
The Printworks, Dublin Castle, Dublin 2
Take two days in April to step out of execution mode, get inspired and really think about your product.
Software is eating the world and spurring a revolution in every industry. Outdated methods of building and shipping products are being scrapped as entirely new approaches to product management emerge. It’s customer obsession, rapid iteration and data-informed decisions that now empower product people in modern technology companies.
At Industry: The Product Conference, attendees can network with product management professionals, start-up founders and product leaders, and discuss new methods, frameworks and tools being used to build, launch and scale groundbreaking software products.
Confirmed speakers include:
– Des Traynor, co-founder, Intercom
– Giacomo “Peldi” Guilizzoni, founder and CEO, Balsamiq
– Bob Moesta, president, Re-Wired Group and co-architect of the Jobs to be Done framework
For more information visit http://INDUSTRYconference.com/Europe.
Lean Workshop: Build & Lead Successful Lean Practices In High Growth Companies
Dublin – details TBC
Sense & Respond: How To Build & Lead Successful Lean Practices In High Growth Companies
We’re very excited to offer this class as part of Agile Lean Ireland 2018.
In this hands-on class, Jeff Gothelf, author of Lean UX and Sense & Respond, focuses the material on managing teams and their activities in an effort to build and scale successful lean practices. We will work together as a group to identify what an ideal process looks like, what gets in the way of implementing it and design explicit tactics to overcome these obstacles.
We’ll combine the ideas behind Lean Startup, Agile, Lean UX and modern management to create specific frameworks you can bring back to the office. It’s also a great opportunity to connect with, share experiences with, and learn from peers–leaders who are in a similar position as you.
For more information and to book your place see:
Agile Lean Ireland 2018
08:00 – 17:30
Croke Park, Dublin
On April 26th, 2018, we’ll be taking over the legendary Croke Park, Dublin for a full day event – and we’re bringing the legends of Agile with us!
We’re delighted to be joined by keynote speakers, the brilliant Henrik Kniberg and Jeff Gothelf, live and in person! The legends don’t stop there, as AgileBear’s amazing Nigel Baker will also be giving a talk!
This is an event for the community by the community, and we can’t wait to bring it to you!
The full-day agenda will include:
- Keynote talks
- 4 tracks of talks & workshops
- Open Space
- Lightning Talk Smackdown!
- Evening social event in Dubli
ARVR Innovate Conference and EXPO
Augmented and Virtual Reality are hot topics in the IT sector, and this conference allows decision makers to network with, and listen to, some top global companies in the AR and VR space.
Case studies from top companies such as IKEA and Audi will also be showcased, along with 25 exhibitors showcasing the latest in AR and VR technologies.
For more information visit http://www.arvrinnovate.com.
Convention Centre, Dublin
FutureScope, Ireland’s only conference that promotes collaboration between the entrepreneurial community and multinationals, will take place in the Convention Centre Dublin on Thursday, 31 May 2018. The event is limited to 1,200 attendees, to enable quality networking, and will feature more than 120 speakers and panellists, with 40 exhibitors.
The one-day event will be action-packed with highlights including the crowning of the One2Watch 2018 award, where one Irish start-up will be recognised for the most scalable early-stage business idea; panels and workshops on emerging business opportunities such as digital transformation, smart cities and fintech; and structured networking sessions on the Future World.
For more information and to register, visit http://www.futurescope.ie/
DigiMarCon Ireland 2018
Sofitel London Heathrow Hotel
DigiMarCon Ireland 2018 Digital Marketing Conference will be held from at the luxurious Sofitel London Heathrow Hotel which is connected directly to Terminal 5 of London Heathrow Airport, making it conveniently accessible.
Whether your goal is to reinforce customer loyalty, improve lead generation, increase sales, or drive stronger consumer engagement, the DigiMarCon Ireland 2018 programme has been specifically designed to help attendees develop their audience.
For more details visit https://digimarconireland.ie.