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10am – 4pm
Cusack Suite, Croke Park
The 12th bi-annual Jobs Expo will be held at Dublin’s Croke Park Conference Centre, Cusack Suite, St Josephs Avenue on Saturday 21 October 2017 from 10am to 4pm. Established as Ireland’s largest recruitment fair, Jobs Expo Dublin features hundreds of active job opportunities at home and abroad and is the only careers exhibition of its type to feature free admission.
With economic recovery underway and increasing levels of competition for jobs and employment, Jobs Expo Dublin 2017 will provide job seekers with real opportunities to find new employment.
App Development: How to plan, design & build an app with HTML, CSS & React JS
Guinness Enterprise Centre
Educated Machine is running a seminar designed to give everybody who wants to know more about app development everything they need to know so they can get started on the dream app they’ve always wanted to make.
The seminar will cover app planning, design, development and coding languages.
For more information visit https://www.eventbrite.ie/e/app-development-where-to-start-how-to-finish-your-dream-app-tickets-38229151421
Engineers Ireland, 22 Clyde Rd, Ballsbridge, Dublin 4
This free event is geared towards young women (15-21), aiming to give them the confidence they need to break into STEM careers.
At this event attendees will take part in workshops on interview skills and presenting; hear from inspirational speakers from STEM sectors and network with those in the industry.
For more information visit http://monsterconfidence.co.uk/dublin/.
European Cyber Threat Summit 2017
The Helix, DCU, Dublin
Now in its seventh year, the 2017 Cyber Threat Summit will have a very European focus. The largest event of it’s kind, it will attract cyber security experts from all over Europe to discuss all aspects of cyber security including issues such as GDPR, the NIS Directive and, of course, Brexit.
We have three distinct streams running concurrently; Strategic, Operational and Technical. 2017 will also see the introduction of a Cyber Startup Zone giving innovators a chance to shine and network with potential investors.
Women in Cyber, the Safety of Children, the Cyber Skills Gap and Ireland’s opportunity with Cyber are among the topics being debated.
Come check out the event website www.CyberThreatSummit.com to find out more.
IRDG Leading Innovation
Croke Park, Dublin
IRDG’s premier event of 2017 takes place on 24 October with the theme of Leading Innovation for Business Growth and will focus on topics such as strategic innovation and leadership for the future, global opportunities & challenges, network innovation to ignite possibilities and new directions, fostering a culture of innovation, and inspiring employees to deliver business value in product and service innovation.
Confirmed speakers include:
- Frances Fitzgerald, Tánaiste & Minister for Employment and Innovation
- Stefan Lindegaard, chief thought leader – corporate transformation, digitalisation and innovation management, Copenhagen
- Martin Curley, SVP and group head for global digital practice at Mastercard
- Marie Moynihan, SVP of global talent acquisition at Dell EMC
- Aisling Hassell, head of global customer experience, Airbnb and Site Lead, Airbnb in Dublin
- Cilian Fennell, director at Stillwater Communications
- Enda McNulty, Chief performance officer at McNulty Performance
Please visit the link which follows for all conference and booking details. An early bird rate is available until 29 September at www.irdgleadinginnovation.ie.
Getting Your Business Online
Belfast North City Business Centre
In this 90 minute seminar, Educated Machine will show you how to choose a web platform, manage professional emails and open online payment pathways. We’ll show you the simplest path to getting online, starting from the beginning and giving you an idea of the best steps to take on the road ahead.
Attendees will leave with:
An understanding of how to get your website online.
How to choose and set up a solid email client.
An understanding of how important design and branding are for your business.
An understanding of how social media and digital marketing go hand in hand.
A basic overview of how to take payment online.
A list of amazing tools you can use to manage your business.
Who should attend:
Business owners who want to save money and increase visibility online.
Digital marketers who want to learn more about launching digital campaigns and save their clients money.
Students who are thinking about a career in digital marketing.
People interested in starting a business.
For more information visit https://www.eventbrite.ie/e/getting-your-business-online-tickets-38380189179
Blockchain for Business: A game changer?
Griffith College, South Circular Road, Dublin 8
In this presentation by Blockchain technology expert Barry O’Connor, be prepared to learn about what Blockchain is, and more importantly, how it will become as mainstream as the Internet in a few years. All are welcome, from those with a computing science background looking for an introduction to Blockchain technology, to those who are trying to understand how this technology will impact businesses and online transactions going forward.
For more information visit https://www.eventbrite.ie/e/blockchain-for-business-a-game-changer-tickets-38721953405.
Jake Knapp Sprint Workshop
9am – 6pm
Lean Disruptor will run a one-day facilitator workshop on Jake Knapp’s Sprint process.
Jake Knapp’s book, Sprint (How to Solve Big Problems and Test New Ideas in Just 5 Days) has taken the world by storm. Facebook, Slack, Savioke, Bluebottle Coffee, Lego have all run very successful Sprints using the Jake Knapp’s Sprint process.
You may have noticed Facebook’s updated Newsfeed. This was a direct result of a Sprint. Design Sprints are used for updating existing products as well as creating and testing new ones. Here’s a medium post from one of their lead designers: https://medium.com/facebook-
design/evolving-the-facebook- news-feed-to-serve-you-better- f844a5cb903d
In this workshop, you will be taking part in a five day sprint crammed into one.
Data Analytics & Data Science: What is it, where to start and how to learn it
Innovation Factory Belfast
Data Analytics and Data Science is new spin on all ready existing topics. It’s a combination of business analytics, operations research, business intelligence, competitive intelligence, data analysis and modelling and knowledge extraction.
This seminar will cover:
- Example Data Analytic Projects
- Gathering and Finding Data
- Visualising Data
- The data science mindset
- Pathway for learning the material
- What to focus on
- How to learn it
- Projects to on work
- Getting Paid Data Analytic job opportunities, business ideas and competitions
The day will finish with discussion of machine learning and artificial intelligence.
Social Media & Digital Marketing for Business
City East Business Centre, Belfast
In this 90 minute seminar, Educated Machine will guide you through several live and successful campaigns and show you the tools they use to manage social media and digital marketing projects for both local and global audiences.
Attendees will leave with:
- An insight into real-world digital marketing and social media campaigns
- An understanding of how to plan, create and share your content
- The ability to create months of amazing content with minimal effort
- An understanding of how to properly use Facebook and Google ads
Who should attend:
- Business owners who want to increase sales and improve their online standing
- Social Media managers and digital marketers who want to create better content with more efficiency
- Students who are thinking about a career in digital marketing and want insight into the professional world
For more information visit https://www.eventbrite.ie/e/social-media-digital-marketing-for-business-tickets-38380084867
Ireland’s Internet Day 2017: An Evening with Jimmy Wales
MacNeill Theatre, Hamilton Building, Trinity College Dublin, D2
To celebrate Ireland’s third annual Internet Day, the IE Domain Registry (IEDR) will host an evening with Wikipedia founder Jimmy Wales.
At the event, Mr Wales will discuss the threats to online knowledge-sharing and his mission to combat the rise of ‘fake news’ with evidence-based journalism via his new site WikiTRIBUNE.
Mr Wales will take questions from the audience in a Q&A session at the end of his address.
Tickets are €15 from https://www.internetday.ie/book-your-ticket/ with proceeds going to CoderDojo.
App Development: Where to start & how to finish your dream app
Ormeau Baths, Belfast
Educated Machine is running a seminar on 25 October designed to give everybody who wants to know more about App Development everything they need to know so they can get started on the dream app they’ve always wanted to make.
For more information visit https://www.eventbrite.ie/e/app-development-where-to-start-how-to-finish-your-dream-app-tickets-38538418447
Dublin Information Sec
Ireland’s second annual cyber security conference, Dublin Information Sec 2017 sponsored by eir Business, a Cisco Gold Partner, was announced today. The conference will highlight cyber security trends and threats facing business in Ireland and the technologies to protect against them.
At Dublin Information Sec 2017, specialists in the industry will update businesses on the issues of data security, ransomware, attacks within the Internet of Things (IoT) and the human factor in data breaches, looking at these areas in the context of the upcoming General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). A panel of experts is in place to map out the threat landscape confronting businesses and guide through best practices to reduce risk and protect systems against infections and breaches.
Topics such as machine learning, artificial intelligence (AI), cloud technology and cloud security will be covered.
For more information visit http://www.independent.ie/business/dublin-information-sec/
Lyrath Estate, Kilkenny
NodeConf EU is the key Node.js event in Europe, providing a forum for the Node.js community. It’s a gathering of minds in an informal setting.
It offers attendees an opportunity to meet with their friends, peers and speakers in a relaxed, welcoming, friendly and most importantly respectful environment.
The conference provides a learning environment like no other, attendees join together as strangers and leave as friends. Some of the earliest people in Node join together in Ireland each year at the conference to celebrate Node.
It’s a place where you will find some of the best speakers and experts on the subject of Node, Discussions about collaboration and about becoming contributors to the Node product.
For more information visit http://www.nodeconf.eu/.
The European SharePoint, Office 365 & Azure Conference
National Convention Centre, Dublin
The European SharePoint Conference is THE leading SharePoint, Office 365 & Azure event in Europe where developers, end users, business decision makers, IT professionals and more come together to learn, explore and problem solve. ESPC17 will be attended by more than 2000 It Professionals, 100 world class speakers and 80 global exhibitors.
The programme provides eight pre-conference tutorials, and more than 100 sessions divided into three days presented by 100+ of the world’s leading speakers. The conference aims to provide knowledge to all attendees so they can deepen their SharePoint, Office 365 and Azure expertise, understand the trend of the market and learn how to leverage Microsoft Office 365 for their business.
ESPC is now in its sixth year. This will be it’s first year in Dublin.
To book a place at ESPC17 or for further information see www.sharepointeurope.com
European SharePoint Conference
Convention Centre, Dublin
More than 2,000 professionals from around Europe will gather at The European SharePoint, Office 365 & Azure Conference (ESPC) at the Convention Centre, Dublin from 13-16 November.
The four-day event includes more than 100 expert sessions from Microsoft-certified MVPs, MCMs; eight full day tutorials; four keynotes and an exhibition of more than 70 vendors in the SharePoint, Office 365 and Azure space.
The conference programme features three tracks: Developer, IT Pro, and Business. Extended sessions will also be held on the broader Office 365 landscape, Azure development and SharePoint.
The theme for this year is ESPC17 – Your guide to organisational change. The programme will act as a guide that will help attendees to navigate the technology that is going to enable organisational change.
For more information visit https://www.sharepointeurope.com/.
Eureka is the result of a strategic collaboration between the Institute of Technology Carlow, Carlow Museum and the County Library in Carlow.
Through innovative outreach to young and old in STEM subjects and topics, it is hoped that Eureka will become a flagship STEM calendar event for the region. The festival, which has been kindly supported by Science Foundation Ireland, runs during National Science Week.
Kicking off on Monday 13 November, Eureka offers a varied programme of events for primary, secondary and third-level students as well as teachers, academics and members of the public. They include: K’Nex physics prototyping for primary school students; a blueprint challenge for TY students; engineering and robotics workshops; a ‘back of the napkin’ concept challenge; a public debate; a STEM table quiz; coding workshops for teachers; technology and engineering seminars for the public; student poster exhibitions; a movie screening with an applied maths theme; a STEM bake-off and a fireworks display.
The last day of the festival will feature Dargan 150, a conference on the work and theories of the Carlow engineer William Dargan.
Is your business ready for GDPR?
New Horizons Ireland
This breakfast seminar will provide the background and overview of the new General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) which comes into effect in May 2018.
Attendees will gain an understanding of your obligations as data controller and data processor as well as establish how you can put a plan in place for compliance on all personal data processing activities in your business.
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/
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.
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.
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.