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  • Thu
    03
    Sep
    2015

    TechXplore


    The Life Church, Bruce Street, Belfast


    TechXplore is Belfast’s largest home-grown technology event and this year offers an unmatched number of speakers and events including multiple opportunities to meet industry experts and investors. 2015’s event also includes Belfast’s first ever TechCabaret showcasing a tech take on comedy and music.

    The event is now Belfast’s largest and best-value home-grown technology event and has the sole aim of helping and inspiring people across Belfast, the UK and Ireland to bring their tech ideas to the world.

    For more information visit http://www.techxplore.co.

  • Fri
    11
    Sep
    2015

    Dublin Erlang Factory Lite 2015


    Brunel Building, Heuston South Quarter, Dublin


    The Dublin Erlang Factory is a single day conference on Erlang/OTP/Elixir programming and a great opportunity for all tech lovers passionate about Erlang/OTP/Elixir to meet up, learn about new emerging technologies, exchange ideas, inspire and get inspired by others. 

    The programme and speakers line-up includes Joe Armstrong, Erlang’s Co-Inventor, sharing his brilliant ideas through a keynote talk and also a tutorial (a limited number of seats still available), Philip Clarke (AOL) diving into the topic of Real Time Bidding Exchange, Christopher Brown (University of St Andrews) presenting LAPEDO framework for programming heterogeneous multicore systems in Erlang, and many more.

    The Erlang Factory Lite is co-organised by AOL and Erlang Solutions and is organised in conjunction with the Kats Conf 15.

    For more information visit http://www.erlang-factory.com/dublin2015

  • Sat
    12
    Sep
    2015

    Career Zoo

    10am – 5pm

    The Convention Centre, Dublin


    Career Zoo – Ireland’s leading event for networking and professional opportunities – is returning to the Convention Centre, Dublin for its 10th event this September 12th.

    Since launching in 2011, Career Zoo has seen over 83,000 visitors at its events, and has welcomed over 300 high-profile speakers.

    New additions for Career Zoo 10 include an emphasis on opportunities in Big Data and Fintech, key growth sectors for the Irish economy; a focus on women in tech; and a Start-Up area to support new indigenous organisations.

    For further information and to register visit www.careerzoo.ie

  • Tue
    15
    Sep
    2015
    Fri
    18
    Sep
    2015

    Predict


    RDS, Dublin


    Predict is a three-day data and predictive analytics conference finishing with a full one day workshop with John Elder.

    Predict is unique in its approach. It is a holistic, continuous experience – combining inspiration, a learning Series, face-to-face serendipity and hands-on data innovation.

    The conference is made up of four series:

    Inspire – Speaker Series
    Meet – Connector Series
    Learn – Knowledge Series
    Empower – Data Series

    For more information visit http://predictconference.com.

     

  • Wed
    16
    Sep
    2015

    Synology new DiskStation Manager and product launch (London)

    12:00

    8 Northumberland Avenue, London, WC2N 5BY


    Synology will unveil reveal the next stage of development of its DiskStation Manager (DSM) operating system and showcase new and upcoming products at an event in London in September.

    The company is inviting not only channel and media partners to the event but business and home end users as well. This year, the annual event is being moved 8 Northumberland Avenue on Wednesday 16 September 2015.

    Attendees will have an opportunity to meet the Synology UK team including new managing director Yi-Lin Huang and sales manager Billy Knowles, have hands on experience with the new DSM, and be in with a chance to win a populated Synology NAS. New products coming out in Q4 will be unveiled and there will be special guests over from Synology HQ answering questions and running live demonstrations.

    This event is open to all Synology fans, so whether you are a channel or media partner; or a business or home end user, there will be something for everyone and a lot to see and learn, says Synology.

    For the full agenda and to register for a free place, please visit www.synology.com

     

  • Wed
    16
    Sep
    2015

    TechFire: How free is free cooling?

    8-10.30am

    The Gibson Hotel, Dublin


    A lot has been said about Ireland’s climate being perfect for free cooling of data centres, with all the savings in cooling costs that brings, as well as being kinder to the environment.

    But is this true? How hard is it to achieve real free cooling?  What are the inhibitors, and is it really suitable for all?

    With major developments in recent years regarding safe operating temperatures in data centres, the need for cooling the air coming into data centres has arguably been significantly reduced. In light of this, can chillers simply be turned off, effectively achieving the same thing?

    TechFire, in association with Schneider Electric, will examine data centre cooling and power management in Ireland, to see where real savings and efficiencies can be achieved, asking where and how free cooling can be employed, and if it isn’t right for you, exploring the practical alternatives. The morning session will cover the various cooling architectures and contributory factors to improve cooling efficiency.

    For more information visit www.techfire.ie.

  • Wed
    16
    Sep
    2015

    Espion: Striking a Balance between Security and Innovation during cloud adoption


    The Conrad Hotel, Dublin 2


    Join Espion and cloud partners Okta, Zscaler and Skyhigh Networks to examine the current issues in cloud computing and help address the conflict between IT departments’ and business’ to create innovative workplaces without compromising security.

    If your IT dept has ever said no to a request on the grounds of security, this seminar will aim to assist you in saying yes every time, whilst maintaining secure systems.

    Achieving this balance between security and facilitating innovative activity is the key to a successful, effective Cloud strategy.

    This seminar will help you to achieve just that.

    Seminar Overview:

    – How Office 365 and Salesforce are driving Cloud Adoption and what you can do to ensure security is maintained during migration to the Cloud without blocking innovative thinking.
    – Hybrid Cloud Adoption: The dos and don’ts and what to consider
    – Shadow IT and what you can do to monitor and secure it
    – Cloud trends for 2016: What to expect and be ready for

    The presentation will incorporate our Cloud partners: Skyhigh, Okta and Zscaler.

    For more information click here.

  • Thu
    17
    Sep
    2015

    IVI Autumn 2015 Summit


    Carton House, Kildare


    Do you have 21st century technology but a 20th century corporate structure? Are you equipped to attract, develop and retain digital talent? Do you know what it takes to lead in an era of digital transformation?

    According to the Harvey Nash 2015 CIO Survey, digital innovation is dominating the agenda of technology leaders, but many companies are struggling to manage it. The pace of digital and the race to innovate has left many organisations lacking an enterprise-wide digital strategy and desperately seeking to acquire the right skills and talent.

    This Autumn’s IVI (Innovation Value Institute) Summit focuses on the key priority of developing IT management skills and organisational capabilities for today’s digital organisations. The most important component to optimising a company’s capability in leveraging its technology investments is its people. Skills and talent are in short supply as mobile, social and analytical tools permeate the length and breadth of every function across the organisation. Missing digital skills are a key hurdle to digital business transformation.

    The 2015 Summit will hear best practice from top companies including the many natioanl and international organisations the IVI has worked with in researching and delivering increased capability to expand and develop this priority area. The IVI will also launch a major research finding at the conference on the relationship between increased capability in managing technology and the level and type of skills that are needed by the organisation.

    Key Agenda Topics Include:

    •Connected, Inclusive & Creative: Towards Ireland’s Digital Future delivered by Ireland’s Digital Champion, Lord David Puttnam
    •Finding & building the talent to get there – hiring, integrating, nurturing & developing talent in leading the drive to digital
    •New thinking & approaches to talent management
    •The European perspective: E-skills Manifesto: Joining forces & working together
    •Case Study: IVI IT Capability Management Framework for success in talent management
    •The digital talent challenge: How disruptive digital technologies are creating new working environments & demanding new skills forcing companies to adjust and innovate. What talent challenges do organisations face as they adopt technology-driven business models?
    •Diversity and why it matters
    •Digital transformation through e-Leadership: Perspectives of the CIO
    •The 3 killer capabilities that define successful digital leadership
    •Where will the digital leaders come from? How can a business be confident it has the right talent & leadership models in place to deliver its future strategy?

    Who Should Attend?
    This international conference is aimed at all business and IT professionals involved in technology, innovation, HR and skills management.

    The IVI annual Autumn Summit attracts senior corporate and IT decision-makers in Ireland and internationally. Speakers provide thought-leadership insights into the frameworks, tools and best practices for managing IT value and IT-enabled innovation.

    Organisations who have attended past Summits include:
    An Garda Siochana, Accenture, Analytics Engines, API Transport, Archtexx, BNY Mellon, Bord na Mona, BearingPoint, Boston Consulting, Canada Life, Irish Life, Careerbud, Casseo Limited, Central Bank of Ireland, CSO, Citi, CEPIS Chevron, CIE, Cisco, Coillte, Cornerstone Research International, CPL, CRH, DCU, Dell Inc, Deloitte, Dept. Of Agriculture, Food & Marine, Digital Skills Academy ,DLGI, eBay, EMC, Enterprise Ireland, Electric Ireland/ESB, EY, Fexco, Fujitsu, Generali, Genworth, Genzyme Globoforce, Greencore, Harmonic, Huawei, IDSC, ILIM, Intel, Interaction, Intune Networks, iQuate, Irish Life IS Consulting, Kingspan, Maat Consulting Ltd, Mandiant Ireland, Microsoft, Musgrave, Novartas, Oracle, Origin Enterprises, Revenue Commissioners, SAS, SEAI, SIAC, Sigmar Spencer, Symphony Teleca, TCD, UPC, UDC Healthcare, Version 1, Xilinx

    See more at: http://www.ivisummit.ie

  • Wed
    23
    Sep
    2015

    Softtest 2015


    Clyde Court Hotel, Dublin


    SoftTest Ireland in association with ISA Software Skillnet are hosting a one-day national conference for software test professionals.

    Look to the future of software testing…

    Software testing is experiencing an industry disrupting revolution, driven by rapidly evolving technologies and software delivery paradigms.

    Successful test professionals must make an evolutionary leap forward to persist their organisational value.

    Understand the critical technologies to be learned, key skills to be developed and the professional persona required by testers to further enhance their value into the future.

     

    Explore the future of testing with expert speakers on topics such as;

    • The Internet of Things
    • Cloud Test Ops
    • Test Automation
    • Mobile
    • Personal professional development

    For more information and to register go here:  http://www.isa-skillnet.com/events/30/softtest-2015—future-proof-your-software-testing/

  • Wed
    30
    Sep
    2015
    Fri
    02
    Oct
    2015

    Rebase


    Royal Hospital Kilmainham, National College of Art and Design


    Great design happens at the points of intersection – between art, science and technology. Rebase is a conference for designers who like to connect the dots.

    For more information visit http://rebase.ie.

  • Wed
    30
    Sep
    2015

    National eHealth Summit


    Carton House, Co Kildare


    Our healthcare system is one of the most technology dependent parts of  our economy and yet, one of the most primitive.

    It is over 18 months since the publication of the National eHealth Strategy. But, while the framework may now be in place, changing organisational culture and the habits of a lifetime can be a long and laborious task. So, what has been the reaction and progress on the ground? Do our health professionals still very much rely on the old pen and clipboard or are they successfully and efficiently moving into the digital age?

    The inaugural National eHealth Summit in 2014 focused on the framework, but this year, we focus on adoption i.e. are the key stakeholders buying in to the National eHealth Strategy and moving away from paper based to technology based solutions? And, if not, why not? And, if not, how can we convince them of the merits of making the transition?

    The 2014 Inaugural National eHealth Summit provided a unique forum that brought together the main stakeholders of the ehealth ecosystem to discuss and debate the critical issues in making Ireland’s National eHealth Strategy a reality. Enthusiastically received by the industry, feedback was overwhelmingly positive. And as organisers, iQuest and The Sunday Business Post, wish to grow and develop the summit this year to provide attendees with a fully comprehensive, educational and enriching conference experience.

    2014 Attendees included delegates from:
    Department of Health, The Beacon Hospital, Health Service Executive, Servisource Healthcare, Performation Ireland & UK, Rotunda Hospital, Trinity College Dublin, Kefron, VHI Healthcare, Cerner Ireland, Temple St. Children’s University Hospital, Oracle, AIB Corporate Banking, Barrington’s Hospital, Uniphar Group, Abbey Healthcare, i360 Medical, Age Friendly Ireland, National Epilepsy Programme, Wincanton Records Management, Accenture, Deloitte & Touche, GlaxoSmithKline, Bon Secours Health System, Grant Thornton, Medray Imaging Systems, Northgate Public Services, McKesson, National Disability Authority, Business Information Systems, Enterprise Ireland, National Ambulance Service, NUIG, Ace Health, Health & Social Care Board Northern Ireland, Gartner, Irish Blood Transfusion Service, McLernon Computers, Mater Private Hospital, Janssen, Microsoft Ireland, Bearing Point, AssessPatients.com, Irish College of General Practitioners, Kainos, TEKenable, Helix Heal th and Boehringer Ingelheim Ireland……..

    If you work in health IT or have a close interest in the use of information in healthcare, eHealth 2015 is a must-go event for you. In addition, we also expect to see healthcare leaders, managers and clinicians involved in the design and delivery of services and those involved in the specification, procurement, management and front line use of information systems such as:
    • Directors and heads of IT and ICT
    • Information security directors
    • Heads of information governance
    • Chief Information Officers (CIOs)
    • GPs
    • Healthcare managers
    • Data centre managers
    • Hospital managers & CEOs
    • Finance directors
    • Clinical & medical directors
    • eHealth & telehealth care project managers
    • Private healthcare sector
    • Health policy makers
    • Those with an interest in healthcare interoperability

    As healthcare is about to enter the digital era, join your peers for a day of stimulating insights, ideas and analysis on how technology is changing healthcare and applying its uses for the enhancement of service delivery and patient care.

    For more information visit http://www.ehealthsummit.ie/

  • Mon
    05
    Oct
    2015
    Sat
    10
    Oct
    2015

    Startup Gathering 2015


    Dublin, Cork, Galway, Limerick, Waterford


    Startup Gathering 2015 is a series of 50 events held across five counties led by Startup Ireland, a public private not-for-profit partnership dedicated to the goal of making Ireland the best place in the world to create and scale a startup.

    Under the theme Start, Scale & Succeed from Ireland, Startup Gathering 2015 aims to:

    •          Promote entrepreneurship and help identify entrepreneurial talent at an early stage across the country
    •          Help develop world class regional startup hubs around the existing strengths in each region to accelerate the growth of startups and scaleups in Ireland
    •          Raise the international profile of the startup sector in each region of Ireland to global entrepreneurs, investors and R&D teams

    For more information visit www.startupireland.ie.

  • Thu
    08
    Oct
    2015

    itSMF Annual Conference


    Clyde Court, Ballsbridge, Dublin 4


    The Annual Conference of itSMF Ireland will take place on 8 October at the Clyde Court Hotel, Dublin 4.

    A host of exciting presentations will be delivered by industry’s leading professionals under the theme of Continual Service Improvement.

    For more information visit https://www.itsmf.ie/itsmf/conference.

  • Thu
    08
    Oct
    2015

    .Next Computing Forum 2015

    08:00

    Light House Cinema, Dublin


    This full day conference will cut through the hype and explain how the current wave of disruptive data centre technologies will affect future IT plans and will provide a unique opportunity to get to grips with:

    • Creating a Next Generation Data Centre for the Real World: Data centres have become too complex caused in part by the clash between emerging technologies and legacy architectures. New technologies promise to simplify IT but are they right for you and where do you start? What will your Data Centre Look Like In 5 Year’s Time? Will it be Software Defined, Web Scale, Hyper-Converged, Flash Optimised and how can ordinary businesses benefit from these new technologies?
    • Serving the Next Generation Workforce: The era of digital business is radically changing how and where users work. IT must develop a ‘workplace of the future’ strategy that enables individual user work styles while still meeting business goals. What technologies are relevant to your organisation and what is a practical roll-out strategy for your workforce?

    The conference will bring together a number of international independent speakers, industry experts, as well as visionaries from our leading vendor sponsors to include Citrix Systems, Nutanix and Arista Networks.

    This free to attend conference will provide you with a unique opportunity to learn from the experts on the front-line, connect with your peers and hear practical experiences from real life customers.

    For further details and to register please go to www.nextcomputingforum.ie

  • Wed
    21
    Oct
    2015

    Learn Inbound

    4pm

    The Academy, 57 Abbey Street Middle, Dublin 1


    The latest in the Learn Inbound series will start with an SEMrush workshop, provided by Elizaveta Lavrienko, showing how the tool can be used to help gather data and inform your strategic decisions. This will be followed with fantastic talks by Rand Fishkin of Moz, Wil Reynolds of Seer Interactive, Gianluca Fiorelli of ILoveSEO.net and Bas van den Beld of State of Digital.

    For more information visit http://learninbound.com/dublin/.

     

  • Thu
    22
    Oct
    2015

    ICS Leaders Conference


    Radisson Blu Royal Hotel, Dublin


    Innovation, leadership and the challenges facing IT Leaders will be the focus the third annual ICS Leaders Conference to be held on 22 October at Dublin’s Radisson Blu Royal Hotel. Over 100 of Ireland’s most influential IT leaders will gather to look at how innovation and technology are changing right now and the impact we can expect on IT over the next five years.

    The ICS Leaders Conference is devised for CEOs and CIOs but will be of interest to all those in leadership positions in organisations with 250+ employees.

    This year’s conference will ask the questions Irish CEOs need to know the answers to:

    • How will IT look in 2020?
    • How can research and innovation combine to create real impact?
    • How will industry and academia bridge the skills and trade gaps for Ireland Inc?
    • Are you the Wolf in CIO Clothes (Gartner)?
    • How do we meet today’s cybersecurity challenges?

    Who should attend?

    • Business and IT professionals in strategic IT roles
    • CIOs, CSOs, CISOs, CTOs, CROs, CPOs and their teams
    • IT vice presidents and directors
    • Network manager, security executives and directors
    • IT/IS directors and managers
    • Enterprise architects and planners
    • Business continuity and IT disaster recovery managers
    • Finance, audit, legal risk and compliance managers
    • Governance, risk and compliance consultants

    For more information visit https://ics.ie/ics/leaders/conference.

  • Wed
    04
    Nov
    2015

    SmarteIT


    Hilton, Park Lane, London


    Decision makers today are being challenged to bring fresh thinking to IT operations space.

    SMARTE is targeted at forward thinking C-level and Senior sourcing professionals with an interest in finding new cutting edge solutions and staying ahead of the competition through best practice strategy and new ways of thinking.

    Get actionable insights on mobility, cloud, innovation and agility.

    For more information visit www.thinksmarte.com.


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