Thriving through Digital Transformation

MAY 17-21 2021


Monday 17th May


17may10:30 am11:30 am10:30 - Nicklas Bergman, founder, funder, futurist

Navigating the Tech Storm - Future of Work

17may11:30 am12:30 pm11:30 - Sarah Armstrong Smith, Chief Security Advisor Microsoft

Securing the Future of Remote Working with Zero Trust - Cyber Security

17may12:30 pm1:30 pm12:30 - Kristina Podnar, Digital Policy Advisor

Driving innovation through digital policy - Digital Transformation

17may2:00 pm3:00 pm14:00 - Bruce Daisley, Ex-Twitter VP & Author

Building a Culture of Innovation - Future of Work

17may3:00 pm4:00 pm15:00 - Steve Forcum, Avaya Chief Evangelist

A Digital Business Needs a Digital Workplace - Digital Transformation

17may4:00 pm5:00 pm16:00 - Dr Jessica Barker, co-CEO and Co-Founder, Socio-Technical Lead at Cygenta

The Human Side of Cyber Security - Cyber Security

Tuesday 18th May


18may9:00 am10:00 am09:00 - Jacqui McGovern & Breda Kyne, Mind Ed Training

Attention Management - Wellbeing & Resilience

18may10:30 am11:30 am10:30 - Venkatesh Kannan - Centre Technical Manager, Platforms and Technologies Programme Manager, ICHEC

Positioning Quantum Computing in Ireland across Europe and Globally - Emerging Tech

18may11:30 am12:30 am11:30 - Benjamin Cowan & Justin Edwards, ADAPT Centre

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

18may12:30 pm1:30 pm12:30 - Gerry Keleghan, Helena Hunter, Barry Redmond (Cisco)

Cisco and the post COVID office environment - Future of Work

18may1:30 pm3:00 pm13:30 - Future of Work - Panel

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

18may3:00 pm4:00 pm15:00 - Gary Short, AMEY Consultancy Ltd

Covid Resilience – Moving a Data Science Team to The Cloud - AI & Big Data

18may4:00 pm5:00 pm16:00 -Kingsley Aikins, The Networking Institute

The Importance of Networking in a changed World - Insider Voices

Wednesday 19th May


19may9:00 am10:00 am09:00 - Pat Divilly, Emotional Resilience and Wellbeing Coach

Resilience and Dealing with Uncertainty - Wellbeing & Resilience

19may10:30 am11:30 am10:30 - David Renton, Security and Compliance Project Manager, Genesys

What it takes to secure data in a Cloud Native World - Emerging Tech

19may11:30 am12:30 pm11:30 - Dr. Edward Curry, VP of the Big Data Value Association | Insight | Lero | NUI Galway

How Dataspaces will power AI in Europe - AI & Big Data

19may12:30 pm2:30 pm12:30 - 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

19may2:00 pm3:00 pm14:00 - Sukhi Gill, EMEA CTO, VP and Fellow at DXC Technology

IT Modernisation to Business Transformation: Learning by Doing and Resetting Quickly - Digital Transformation

19may3:00 pm4:00 pm15:00 - Laura Delizonna, Stanford University

Psychological Safety for High Performing Teams - Future of Work

19may4:00 pm5:00 pm16:00 - Marek Zmuda, Software Architect, Intel Technology

Security by Design - Cyber Security

19may7:30 pm9:30 pm19:30 - Paint and Prosecco

hosted by Paintclub

Thursday 20th May


20may9:00 am10:00 am09:00 -Leo O'hara, Resileo Training

Promoting Positive Mental Health and Wellbeing in the Workplace - Wellbeing & Resilience

20may10:30 am11:30 am10:30 - Dr. Ian McLoughlin, Lecturer Computer Science, GMIT

Academics, Analytics, and SMEs - AI & Big Data

20may11:30 am12:30 pm11:30 - 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

20may12:30 pm1:30 pm12:30 - Driving a new level of Leadership, Panel

Deirdre Giblin (Ericsson), Lorna Martyn (Fidelity Investments), Denise Tormey (PlanNet21)

20may2:00 pm3:00 pm14:00 - Alan Hicks, CTO at Manna Drone Delivery

Scaling Drone Delivery - Emerging Tech

20may3:00 pm4:30 pm15:00 - Digital Transformation, Panel

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

20may4:00 pm5:00 pm16:00 - Digital Transformation - Rethinking Cybersecurity, Panel

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

Friday 21st May


21may9:00 am10:00 pm09:00 - Dermot Ryan, Yoga Meditation Author

Chair Yoga - Wellbeing & Resilience

21may10:30 am11:30 pm10:30 - Prof. Jim Duggan, Lecturer Computer Science, NUI Galway

Infectious Disease Modelling: A System Dynamics Approach - AI & Big Data

21may11:30 am12:30 pm11:30 - Dr. Trevor Clohessy, Lecturer and Researcher, GMIT & Fiona Delaney CEO and Founder at Origin Chain Networks

How Blockchain Powers Digital Transformation - Digital Transformation

21may12:30 pm2:00 pm12:30 - Driving your Business in a Pandemic, Panel

Brian O’Rourke (CitySwift), Paul Madden (Clubforce), Ruairí Conroy (Diligent), Dorothy Creaven (Rent The Runway)

21may2:00 pm3:00 pm14:00 - Dr Sarah Kieran, Dept. of Work and Employment Studies UL

What next for the Future of Work? - Future of Work

21may3:00 pm4:00 pm15:00 - Dr. Noel Carroll, NUI Galway & Peter McVeigh, Fidelity Investments

Citizen Development: Driving the Future of Digital Transformation - Digital Transformation