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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).
GDPR Infromation Night
Martello Hotel, Bray
How will GDPR affect you and your business? Fear not, we are hosting an event to keep you informed and prepared for the biggest threat to businesses of the last decade.
For more information on this free event visit https://gdprcourse.com/.
TechBrew: AI & Machine Learning – Business today or future?
4 Dame Lane, Dublin 2
Where does artificial intelligence and machine learning have a role in your solution space today or in the future? What is the real customer benefit experienced today that customers are actively paying for? Are we still in an innovator or early adopter market for AI & machine learning?
Hear from three speakers and open discussion covering views on these questions from experienced tech CEOs, Startup and early stage tech CEOs, former start-up founders, private investors and more.
This event is organised by Technology Ireland and is sponsored by the Technology Ireland Software Skillnet.
Attendance is free, but booking is essential via http://www.technology-ireland.ie/0/techbrew.
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.
Technical Training for Legal Professionals
The second webinar in the series of technical training for legal professionals will discuss Big Data.
Topics to be discussed:
– Identifying and preserving data
– Dealing with physical documents
– Document culling techniques
For more information and to register visit https://www.bsigroup.com/en-IE/our-services/Cybersecurity-Information-Resilience/Resources/Webinars/legal-technical-training-webinar-series/
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:
Summit EMEA Executive Programme
The Marker Hotel, Dublin
The Summit EMEA Executive Programme is part of the Summit EMEA conference where executives of a range of industries and countries can come together for inspiring breakouts, roundtables and strategy presentations.
During this day executives will have the opportunity to think strategically about digital transformation and how it’s changing the way they do business.
For more information you can look on the Summit EMEA Executive Programme page: https://www.summitemea.com/
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.
Quest for Quality
The Marker Hotel, Dublin
Combining presentations, panel discussions and workshops, this year’s conference will give attendees the opportunity to learn about how interconnected, multiple platforms and application programming interfaces are changing the world of software testing. It will also focus on the technologies and methods that IT teams can adopt in order to thrive in an ever-evolving industry.
As well as the role of quality assurance and the impact of machine learning in this area, the developments and challenges associated with testing new technologies such as blockchain and decentralised applications will be explored.
For more information and to pre-register for the Quest for Quality Conference 2018, please visit http://questforquality.eu/.