2021 Speakers

2021 Moderators

2021 Programme

Monday 17th May

10:30 - Nicklas Bergman, Founder, Funder, Futurist

Navigating the Tech Storm – Future of Work

11:30 - Sarah Armstrong Smith, Chief Security Advisor, Microsoft

Securing the future of remote working with zero trust – cyber security

12:30 - Kristina Podnar, Digital Policy Advisor

Driving Innovation through Digital Policy – Digital Transformation

14:00 - Bruce Dailey, Ex-Twitter VP & Author

Building a culture of innovation – Future of Work

15:00 - Steve Forcum, Avaya Chief Evangelist

A digital business needs a digital workplace – digital transformation.

16:00 - Dr Jessica Barker, Co-CEO and Co-Founder, Socio-Technical Lead at Cygenta

The human side of cyber security.

Tuesday 18th May

09:00 - Jacqui McGovern & Breda Kyne, Mind Ed Training

Attention Management – Wellbeing & Resilience

10:30 - Venkatesh Kannan - Centre Technical Manager, Platforms and Technologies Programme Manager, ICHEC

Positioning quantum computing in Ireland across Europe and Globally – emerging tech.

11:30 - Benjamin Cowan & Justin Edwards, Adapt Centre

Being Proactive: The Future of Digital Voice Assistants? – Emerging Tech

12:30 - Gerry Keleghan, Helena Hunter, Barry Redmond (CISCO)

Cisco and the post-covid office environment – Future of Work

13:30 - Future of Work - Panel

Keith Griffin (Cisco), Ann Roddy (Fidelity Investment), Kathrin Koedderitz (Globalization Partners), Paddy Medley (HPE)

15:00 - Gary Short, Amey Consultancy Ltd

Covid resilience – Moving a data science team to the cloud – AI & Big Data

16:00 - Kingsley Aikins, The Networking Institute

The importance of networking in a changed world – Insider Voices

Wednesday 19th May

09:00 - Pat Divilly, Emotional Resilience and Wellbeing Coach

Resilience and dealing with uncertainty – wellbeing & resilience

10:30 - David Renton, Security and Compliance Project Manager, Genesys

What it takes to secure data in a cloud native world – emerging tech

11:30 - Dr. Edward Curry, VP of the Big Data Value Association | Insight | LERO | NUI Galway

How dataspaces will power AI in Europe – AI & Big Data

12:30 - Belinda Waldock, Co-Founder & Director of Software Cornwall & Author

Agile Leadership & Teams – are you doing agile or being agile, what’s the difference? Insider voices

14:00 - Sukhi Gill, EMEA CTO, VP and Fellow at DXC Technology

IT Modernisation to Business Transformation: Learning by Doing and resetting quickly – Digital Transformation.

15:00 - Laura Delizonna, Stanford University

Psychological safety for high performing teams – Future of Work

16:00 - Marek Zmuda, Software Architect, Intel Technology

Security by Design – Cyber Security

19:30 - Paint and Prosecco

Hosted by Paintclub

Thursday 20th May

09:00 - Leo O'Hara, Resileo Training

Promoting positive mental health and wellbeing in the workplace – wellbeing & resilience.

10:30 - Dr. Ian McLoughlin, Lecturer Computer Science, GMIT

Academics, Analytics and SMEs – AI & Big Data

11:30 - Daniel Forde, Director of External Relations & Business Development, Innovo by Atlantic Therapeutics

The role of femtech and e-commerce in advancing women’s health – Medtech

12:30 - Driving a new level of Leadership - Panel

Deirdre Giblin (Ericsson), Lorna Martyn (Fidelity Investments), Denise Tormey (Plannet21)

14:00 - Alan Hicks, CTO at Manna Drone Delivery

Scaling drone delivery – Emerging Tech

15:00 - Digital Transformation- Panel

Kay Jordan (Avaya), Mark Davis (HPE), Mark Jordan (Skillnet Ireland)

16:00 - Digital Transformation - Rethinking Cybersecurity - Panel

Garret Taylor (IBM), Paul Brady (Optum), John Brosnan (Rapid7), Sean Morris (Titan HQ)

Friday 21st May

09:00 - Dermot Ryan, Yoga Meditation Author

Chair Yoga – Wellbeing & Resilience

10:30 - Prof. Jim Duggan, Lecturer Computer Science, NUI Galway

Infectious disease modelling: A system dynamics approach – AI & Big Data

11:30 - Dr. Trevor Clohessy, Lecturer and Researcher, GMIT & Fiona Delaney CEO and Founder at Origin Chain Networks

How Blockchain powers digital transformation – Digital Transformation

12:30 - Driving your business in a pandemic - Panel

Brian O’Rourke (Cityswift), Paul Madden (Clubforce), Ruari Conroy (Diligent), Dorothy Creaven (Rent the Runway).

14:00 - Dr Sarah Kieran, Dept. of Work and Employment Studies UL

What next for the future off work? – Future of Work

15:00 - Dr. Noel Carroll, NUI Galway & Peter McVeigh, Fidelity Investments

Citizens Development: Driving the Future of Digital Transformation – Digital Transformation.

16:00 - Digital Transformation - Rethinking Cybersecurity - Panel

Garret Taylor (IBM), Paul Brady (Optum), John Brosnan (Rapid7), Sean Morris (Titan HQ)

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