ATLANTEC’17 Speakers

Here are some of the world class speakers who have been confirmed to speak at ATLANTEC’17.

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Andrei Alexandrescu

We are delighted to welcome renowned speaker and author Andrei Alexandrescu as keynote speaker to this years AtlanTec Conference.

One of the original authors of the D Programming language Andrei will present insights accumulated over his 30+ years in the technology industry, including his time as a researcher at Facebook, his work on MOJO library, as well as much more.

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Ann O'Dea


Phil Estes


Sam Newman

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Brenda Romero


Jose de Castro


Dr Niamh Shaw

Gary Short

Gary Short

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After a resounding success of the ATLANTEC Festival’16, we are proud to present a series of events celebrating Galway and the West of Ireland’s technical cultural diversity.

After the hugely successful In-Company Event series last of last years festival, ATLANTEC Festival’17 will see companies open up their doors to members of the technology community. These events are free to attend and give the member of the technology community an opportunity to observe first hand......

The cornerstone of the AtlanTec Festival will once again be the AtlanTec Conference, being held this year in the Bailey Allen Hall in NUI Galway on the 25th May. Once again we will see the though leaders of the Tech world discuss the Art of......

The 25th of May 2016 saw over 100 members of the tech community assemble in the Meryick Hotel in Galway to hear from some seriously inspirational figures for Women in Technology; Brenda Romero, Alison Vincent,  the amazing Ramona Pierson and James Stanbridge as well as some......

Last year saw NUIG host the Gaming for Gamers Doom Deathmatch against the creator John Romero. Gaming for Gamers will also feature in this years Festival, so stay tuned for full details to be announced real soon....

Like Rugby, love Tech? This year will see the inaugural Tech Tag World Championships held in Galway as part of the AtlanTec Festival. This competition is open to all companies operating in the tech sector be that software, hardware or medtech. Get training and get your......

We are delighted to kick off our In Company Events this year with “A coffee level monitoring/notification solution using Azure Cloud IoT” hosted by Storm Technology. Date: Friday 31st March Time: 9:00 am to 10:00 am Location: Storm Technology, Galway Business Park, Upper Newcastle Road,......

Overview of the End to End Delivery Pipeline for a real time Collaboration Platform – An overview of our DevOps Approach including Team Structure, Continuous Delivery Pipeline, Tooling and Operations approach Date: Friday 7th April Time: 9:00 am to 10:00 am Location: Cisco Systems, Oranmore Business Park,......

Every day, new software systems are being developed to add more and more value to our daily lives.  Whether it’s an image service to store your family’s memories or a medical system for a doctor to help treat a cancer patient, growing capabilities and complexities......

2017 Sponsors

The AtlanTec Festival is only possible with your support, if you are interested in getting involved please email us at for a sponsorship pack.

2016 Sponsors

We were delighted to have some of the support of the most innovative companies in the west of Ireland back the 2016 ATLANTEC Festival and we look forward to their continued support in 2017.