The 2018 Conference will be held in NUI Galway on the 24th of May in the Bailey Allen Hall. The one day conference brings together the brightest and most experienced professionals in the field of AI & Machine Learning for an immersive day of learningdiscussion and connection – more details to follow shortly.

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May 23, 2018

Digital Women’s

Venue: Meyrick Hotel, Galway

The Digital Women’s Forum will once again host an exciting afternoon of inspiration, promoting gender diversity in the workplace. Leading speakers from around the world and within the Digital communities of Ireland will ensure the third year of this event has a major impact on all attendees.

May 24, 2018


Venue: Bailey Allen Hall, NUI Galway

The cornerstone of the Festival once again the AtlanTec Conference returns to the Bailey Allen Hall, bringing world class speakers to the West of Ireland to impart their knowledge on AI and Machine Learning.

May 25, 2018

Tech Tag World

Venue: Corinthians RFC, Galway

After a hugely successful inaugural Tech Tag World Championships held in 2017, the event returns for 2018 to Corinthians RFC. Who will take the title away from Aerogen this year? Open to all companies involved in the Digital, MedTech, FinTech and Learning Technology sectors an evening of fun and entertainment awaits all.

April – May 2018

In-Company Events

Venue: Various

The hugely successful In Company Event Series is back for 2018, where a variety of ITAG member companies annually open their doors to showcase their works and innovation. These sessions have been hugely thought provoking over the past 2 years and no doubt this year will be no different.

Date: TBD

FinTech Event

Venue: TBD

We are delighted to announce that a FinTech event will play a major part of this years event. Galway is home to major players in this sector and an insightful event is in the planning. More details soon.

Date: TBD

MedTech Event

Venue: TBD

Galway is renowned world wide as a MedTech innovation hub, likewise our Digital sector is. As the world changes and the focus of innovation becomes increasingly technical and automated significant overlap between the two sectors present themselves. Thus we are working closely with  our colleagues in the MedTech sector to bring an event which will inform and provoke thought and collaboration. More details to follow soon.

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The AtlanTec Festival is now in its 3rd year, kindly supported by ITAG Skillnet, ITAG member companies as well as the NUI Galway, The Galway Advertiser and Galway City Council.


It has provided an opportunity over the past 3 years to showcase Galway's vibrant Digital and Technology sectors and the amazing work that happens here in the West of Ireland. 

This years Festival will be no different with the ever popular In-Company Events Series kicking off in March as well as the core Festival events of the Digital Women's Forum, the AtlanTec Conference as well as the 2nd year of the Tech Tag World Championships.


With more events to be announced over the coming weeks it is set to be an entertaining and exciting couple of months for all the members of the tech communities.

The AtlanTec Conference is now in its 4th year, previous years have seen illustrious speakers from all over the world visit Galway to impart their knowledge on topics such as IOT, Docker, as well as amazing human stories from the likes of Niamh Shaw and Ramona Pierson.


This years conference will be no different. With a focus on The Art of AI and Machine Learning, we are currently putting pen to paper with a selection of amazing speakers to fuel your brain. 


Speaker announcements will take place over the month of February so check back and be sure to book your tickets for the 24th of May early.