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Cork City Hall
Hundreds of CEOs and representatives from top national and international companies will attend the all-day event, spearheaded by European tech cluster it@Cork, that will discuss future trends and tech topics around the themes of cloud security, tech talent, the Internet of Everything and digital media.
Speakers include Meghan Biro, a globally recognised talent management and HR Tech strategist and one of Huffington Post’s Top 100 Business, Leadership & Tech Twitter influencers, tech entrepreneur and author Niall Harbison; as well as representatives from Salesforce, Dell Software, VMware, Tyco and Climote.
For the first time in Ireland, TalentCulture #TChat’s hugely popular, worldwide Internet radio show will be streamed live from the event.
For further details on the European Tech Summit and to secure your place, visit www.itcork.ie or call it@Cork on 021 486 8180
Gresham Hotel, Dublin
HP will be showcasing its technology services at the Power of the Portfolio Event in the Gresham Hotel on 7 May 2015 at 09.00.
If you would like to attend this event, contact Alan O’ Grady, HP Ireland enterprise group marketing manager, for registration
The Kingsley Hotel, Victoria Cross, Cork
Over a hot breakfast, meet and engage with like-minded business owners who too strive for more efficient processes through technology and find out how Microsoft Dynamics NAV can help drive and support your growing business.
For more information visit http://bit.ly/1E9zevX
Ballsbridge Hotel, Dublin
Now in its 15th year, this Awards programme recognises excellence not only in implementing tech solutions, but also in the business of marketing and implementing technology for business.
For information on categories and how to enter visit www.techexcellenceawards.ie.
Croke Park, Dublin
This conference will help marketers and business owners learn and take advantage of the next evolution in content and social media marketing through the conference content, workshops and the networking opportunities on offer.
The conference brings together an impressive panel of excellent high profile speakers, who come from a diverse range of businesses including:
• Graham Barry, Brand Lead, Product & Solutions Team, EMEA, Google & Youtube
• James Carr, Head of E-Commerce, Facebook, UK
• Jon Lombardo, Content Marketing Lead, EMEA, LinkedIn
• Margaret E. Ward, CEO, Clear Ink
• Anthony Quigley, Co Founder & Director, Digital Marketing Institute
• Shenda Loughlane, Global Strategy Director, iProspect
• Max Brockbank, Head of Digital, Visibility IQ, UK
For more information visit www.3xedigital.com
The second Excited Digital Learning Festival will be based around the theme of Expanding the Network, focusing on how to give participants an active part in the future of digitally enhanced learning.
This year the international and Irish line up of experts includes:
• Mona Akmal, Code.org
• Keith R. Krueger CEO of the Consortium for School Networking
• Dr Kathy Kipp, lecturer in Trinity College, member of Research in School Education and advisory board member for the Irish National Council for Curriculum Assessment development
• Lara Dabbagh, assistant principal at Coláiste Bhaile Chláir, a post-primary school in Galway
• Olajide Ademola Ajayi, software engineer, SAP Ireland
• Colm O’Regan, comedian, columnist and broadcaster
• Aoibhinn Ní Shúilleabháin, science communicator and lecturer in the School of Mathematical Sciences, University College Dublin
• Múirne Laffan, MD of RTÉ’s digital division
2015 will see the EXCITED festival expand to three days, with day one being specifically focused on supporting the Digital Youth Council, a development emanating from the success of last year’s event.
Limited early bird tickets are now on sale for €35 at www.excited.ie.
DCU Innovation Campus
The PCH Hackathon aims to attract Ireland’s makers, designers, engineers, technology-enthusiasts, marketers, designers and anyone interested in the idea of bringing products to life to get their hands dirty to make a prototype of a connected device in just three days.
This is the third Hackathon to be hosted by PCH in Dublin in partnership with DCU Innovation Campus, and follows successful events in 2014.
New elements have been added to this PCH Hackathon’s agenda, including:
- Five-minute pitch-off sessions for established startups (non-Hackathon participants) to pitch for a prize of €1000 funding – takes place Friday
- Two panel discussions including some of the biggest names in technology worldwide – Friday and Sunday
- Public access now allowing members of the public to attend demos and talks on the Friday and Sunday night
On Friday 22 May, PCH Hackathon participants will be invited to pitch ideas to the crowd and attract attendees to form design and production teams with a prize of €1,000 at stake.
In 54 hours, the teams will go from idea to prototype with help from mentors. The event will included one-on-one mentorship, optional workshops, speakers and pitch practice. During the hackathon, participants will have access to an incredible list of resources including developer kits, prototyping tools, as well as 3D printers, CNC machines, soldering irons, and a laser cutter. There will be cash prizes for the first place team of €3,000, and a variety of other prizes for finalists.
Early Bird prices are €40 for the full weekend pass. Early Bird prices are €10 for spectators of the Friday and Sunday demo nights. Regular prices are €50 for the full weekend pass. Regular prices are €15 for spectators of the Friday & Sunday demo nights.
Tickets can be purchased by clicking here
Hosted by Fingal County Council, Fingal Dublin Chamber of Commerce, Dublin City University (DCU) and the Institute of Technology Blanchardstown (ITB) the seventh ITLG annual summit will be hosted in venues throughout North Dublin from the Helix at DCU to Malahide Castle and ITB.
The two-day event will will kick off with the ITLG Accelerator program, Lab 353, Company Face Off!, as well as the pitch camps session.
A VIP Reception will be held in the unique setting of Malahide Castle on the eve of the forum.
The Global Technology Forum will then take place at The Helix at DCU, and will include keynote presentations and lively panel debates on Big Data, technology innovation in the agri-tech sector and the Internet of Things as well as innovation and investment.
The Forum will be followed by a Gala Networking Dinner at the Crowne Plaza Northwood Hotel, with a keynote address by Craig Barrett, Chairman of ITLG.
For more information visit www.itlg.org.
7.30 – 9am
Dublin Chamber of Commerce, 7 Clare Street, Dublin 2
This breakfast briefing will outline the proposed EU Data Protection Regulation and how to comply, how to prevent breaches in the first place and the security technologies that are needed to protect your data and organisation.
Speakers include Edel Creely, group managing director of Trilogy Technologies and John Lester, data protection specialist at Sophos.
Vertigo, County Hall, Cork
The hugely successful DealStart programme gives 10 startups the opportunity to pitch their business ideas to 10 multinational corporations.
DealStart helps fledging businesses to grow faster, smarter and more profitably by matching them with mentors in the area of procurement and business development.
The programme also enables the organisations involved to share information, insights and expertise on procurement with small enterprises.
For further information visit firstname.lastname@example.org.
ProStrategy executive briefing: Cutting edge performance management and analytics are key to business success
Crowne Plaza Hotel, Blanchardstown, Dublin
Join ProStrategy, IBM, industry and customer speakers for this briefing, where they will share their experiences of turning data insights into action using IBM Cognos Business Analytics.
The keynote speaker will be economist Jim Power, who will discuss the importance of competitiveness indicators for the economy and business.
For more information and to register visit http://link.prostrategy.ie/v/306/f0ba0da45147fecf0b8da6c1e473baccf591b1440977bcb3