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Galway Science & Technology Festival 2017
Galway Science & Technology Festival 2017 marks its 20th year with a fantastic line up of educational events for school-goers and families from 13 – 26.
The festival takes place on NUI Galway and GMIT campuses as well as numerous locations including the Galway Atlantaquaria and Brigit’s Garden as well as schools throughout the city and county. It is now the largest science event in the country which draws visitors to the city from all around the region, with 150 free events facilitating 35,000 primary and secondary school students with the support of the main sponsor Medtronic, along with other major organisations, Science Foundation Ireland and third level colleges in Galway.
The festival aims to be inclusive through its extensive outreach programme where 150 events will take place free of charge in primary and secondary schools.
Free bookings for individual workshops and talks will open online on Saturday 18 November at 11am www.galwayscience.eventbrite.
Certified Cloud Security Professional course
BSI, Corrig Court, Corrig Road, Sandyford Industrial Estate, Dublin 18
If you’re building a career in cloud security then the Certified Cloud Security Professional (CCSP) is the must-have qualification to help you progress.
This five-day course will cover topics including cloud computing, mobile security, application development security, risk management, cyber, and more. You’ll come away with an understanding of how to apply the 6 domains covered in the Common Body of Knowledge in practice.
This training will cover:
– Architectural concepts and design requirements
– Cloud data security
– Cloud platform and infrastructure security
– Cloud application security
– Legal and compliance
Leading Digital Transformation
IMI, Sandyford Road, Dublin 18
Digital innovators are winning in the rapidly evolving digital economy. They have access to the same technology and resources as everyone else, so what’s their winning formula?
They have digitally transformed.
We can help you do the same.
This intensive 2 day course is for Senior Leaders who need a practical, proven and easily adopted solution to create new competitive advantage, overcome disruption and become more relevant to customers, while providing them with the understanding, language and framework to lead their own digital transformation.
What is Digital Transformation and Where Does it Usually Go Wrong?
An Introduction to Digital Transformation Leadership Techniques
Advanced and Emerging Technology for Non-Technical Leaders
Your Roadmap – Half Day Practical
For more information visit http://www.ionology.com.
Data centre trends
New Horizons Ireland, 24 Strand Street Great, Dublin 1
Global changes in the data centre industry such as cloud, IoT, and AI, are having a profound impact on today’s and tomorrow’s data centres. The speaker will review these trends and discuss existing and upcoming data centre standards and guidelines, covering infrastructure, operations and green data centre and compare them to provide a transparent overview to the audience. You will learn which standards/guidelines will contribute to enabling the primary goal of every data centre which is service reliability allowing you to make the right choice based on your business objective.
Understand the difference between a code, a guideline and a standard. Understand how the data centre world is changing in relation to worldwide standards/guidelines. Able to identify which standards/guidelines will be useful for their needs (end-user, colocation, hosting provider, designer, government, etc).
For more information visit http://www.nhireland.ie/
The Mansion House, Dublin
Are you working efficiently as a MSP? Do you have the right products and services to ensure you deliver consistant services to your clients without wasting time and money?
Join us to find out how we can help you minimise waste within your MSP business.
Vendors present include AppRiver, Datto, IT Glue, RapidFire Tools, Webroot.
The event will be hosted by Richard Tubb.
For more information and to register visit http://www.theconferenceandeventsvenue.ie/.
Redefining storage scalability for Big Data with Ceph
The Odeon Bar, Old Railway Station, Harcourt Street, Dublin 2
You know from your personal experience that stored data will continue to grow at exponential rates. Storing your data undifferentiated in traditional proprietary disk arrays or network attached storage systems will cause costs to skyrocket.
You need to find a new way to change your data centre infrastructure so it can support your ongoing storage requirements. Ceph – open-source software-defined storage – is the solution.
To register visit http://bit.ly/2yo9iNa
IISF, OWASP: Cyber Security Innovation
The Alexander Hotel, 41-47 Fenian Street, Dublin 2
IISF and OWASP are delighted to host a joint security event based on the theme of innovation.
Guest speakers will be Dr Jesscia Barker and Ian Lucey.
Jessica is is a leader in the human nature of cyber security. Having run her own cyber security consultancy for over 4 years, Jessica recently co-founded Redacted Firm. Jessica is known for her clear communication style and for making cyber security accessible to all.
Jessica will be sharing some of her latest work with us during this session.
Ian is the founder of the Lucey Fund, a Venture Technology firm that makes startups happen by funding the development, design, branding and marketing of their products. In 2017 alone the Lucey Fund invested in 30 new projects and plan to invest in 40 more in 2018.
For more information and to register visit https://www.eventbrite.ie/e/iisf-owasp-security-event-tickets-39442432377
GDPR: The final countdown
Fitzwilliam Hotel, Dublin 2
AMI will host a seminar to help Irish organisations understand the legal requirements of the impending General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). The event is open to business and IT professionals eager to identify their obligations in the face of the new legislation, which is now just seven months away.
Pearse Ryan, partner at Arthur Cox solicitors, will instruct attendees on their legal obligations under GDPR, and highlight the steps that they need to take to work towards compliance.
Steve Mellings, CEO of the Asset Disposal and Information Security Alliance, will also speak, focusing on helping companies to understand their relationship with their data processor, i.e. the company responsible for processing their data.
Paul Hearns, editor of TechPro Magazine, will present the results of a recent survey carried out by TechPro in association with AMI, which sought to identify the potential blind-spots in Irish organisations’ information security strategies in advance of GDPR, and the results reveal some fascinating findings.
Event attendees will have the opportunity to network with senior IT decision-makers and GDPR experts, and gain valuable insights into how to prepare for the coming regulation.
For more information and to register for the event visit: http://bit.ly/2yx4NlD.
Countdown to GDPR
The Clarion Hotel, Liffey Valley
Join Typetec for an afternoon of industry insight into how GDPR will affect your organisation and where to start?
The event will feature a range of guest speakers including Grant Thornton, one of the world’s largest professional services network of independent accounting and consulting firms, Microsoft and other IT solution provider to help you prepare for the new data protection act.
The event will also feature exclusive access to our GDPR self-assessment tool. With a few simple questions, find out how ready your organisation is for GDPR. Including, what your next steps should be to start your compliance journey.
Technology Ireland Software Industry Awards 2017
The Mansion House, Dawson St, Dublin 2
The 25th Annual Software Industry Awards 2017 will take place on Friday 24th November 2017, in the Round Room of the Mansion House.
Applications will open on Friday 1 September 2017 at http://www.technology-ireland.ie/awards, and will remain open until 23:59 on Saturday 30 September.
The 25th Technology Ireland Software Industry Awards celebrate those companies who have achieved exceptional success, developed innovative technologies and partnerships and achieved significant sales results over the past year.
This annual flagship event has gained an exceptional reputation as one of the most coveted Award ceremonies within the technology sector both in Ireland and overseas, with over 500 leading influencers and decision makers in the digital & software technology sector in attendance.
Cong, Co Mayo
The quiet tourist village of Cong will be turned into a buzzing centre of Innovation as 100 experts converge on the town for a three-day unconference exploring the theme of ‘innovation’.
In order to secure a ticket each attendee produces a 600 word article on their topic which is published on the Congregation website www.congregation.ie.
Jobs Expo Cork
11am – 4pm
The Conference Centre, UCC, Cork
The seventh bi-annual Jobs Expo Cork will be held at The Conference Centre UCC, Cork on Saturday 25th November 2017 (11am – 4pm). Now Cork’s premier recruitment fair, Jobs Expo features hundreds of active job opportunities at home and abroad and is the only careers exhibition of its type to feature free admission.
With unemployment still at an unprecedented high level in this generation, Jobs Expo Cork will provide job seekers with real opportunities to find new employment.
What can you expect at Jobs Expo Cork?
Employers actively recruiting for hundreds of jobs at home and abroad.
Start your own business experts offering advice and support networks.
One-to-one CV, job seeking and career advice from professional career guidance counsellors.
A packed seminar timetable on important and topical issues such as career development and Visa advice by a wide range of industry experts.
We look forward to seeing you at Jobs Expo Cork, 2017!
Cyber Security Seminar – Hacking Tools and prevention
New Horizons Ireland
Security & Continuity Institute (SECO) is the world’s leading institute for highly qualified Security & Continuity certifications and the body of knowledge of the Cyber Security & Governance Certification Program.
Seco Instructor, Tim Hemel will deliver an informative seminar on Hacking Tools and Prevention on site at New Horizons Ireland.
Vicar St, Dublin 8
An evening of engineering stories about building, scaling and taking risks with our product.
The engineering community is alive and well and growing (there are countless meetup groups that happen every week in Dublin where engineers take time to share information and work on problems together) – it’s something that we really believe in too and we’re keen to be and proud to be a part of and to be a part of that eco system of knowledge share as well as giving back. That’s why all ticket proceeds are going to Coderdojo – a non profit company that teaches children to code for free.
Speakers include: Gavin Joyce, Jordan Neill, Darragh Curran, Dave Lynch, Waheed El Miladi, Ingrid Eprune, Serena Fritsch, Eoin Nolan
SocialTalent Meet-Up: The future of work – Sourcing the right talent
No. 10 St Stephens Green, Dublin 2
This month’s SocialTalent meetup looks at the topic of how to sourcing talent.
For more information visit https://www.meetup.com/SocialTalent-Community-meetups/events/244372131/.
GDPR: Practical advice to get you started
09.00 – 11.30
You know it’s coming. You know it affects every business. But where do you start? This event will help you understand the ways in which GDPR will affect your business and the steps you need to take to become GDPR ready.
Targeted towards business leaders and those responsible for GDPR compliance, this event will help frame your thinking in relation to both the legal process and IT requirements for your organisation.
Practical steps to ensure legal compliance with GDPR
Addressing consents, privacy notices, Subject Access Requests (SARs), data breach policy, outsourced services and international transfers of data, Emma Richmond, Partner and David Pierse Solicitor, Whitney Moore will take you through the legal aspects you need to review on a step by step basis.
Mapping the processes, organising your business
Managing information security risk is at the heart of GDPR compliance and this requires effective processes and procedures to be at the heart of your business. Michael Jordan, ISO Consultant, Qualis Control Systems and Daragh Doohan, Operations Director, Trilogy Technologies describe how Trilogy implemented this process internally and thinks “security by design and by default.”
How IT satisfies the GDPR requirements
There are many tools and technologies to assist meeting the requirements of GDPR. Luigi Cacco, Security Consultant and John Casey, Sales Director, Trilogy Technologies, explain how some of these map to the regulations and which are essential or optional.
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.