Dublin Tech Summit, full conference schedule released

2017-01-16

Keynotes with Gary Vaynerchuk, Jimmy Chamberlin, Cindy Gallop and Matthew Luhn plus Panel Discussions with RoboThespian, Till Faida, Jules Coleman, Louise Phelan, Matt Celuszak, Nigel Clarkson, Roxanne Varza, Stephen Brewer and More

The Dublin Tech Summit has announced its conference, keynotes, panel discussions and a full lineup that will take place at The CCD, Dublin on February 15 & 16, 2017. The two-day event is an opportunity for members of the tech community to experience a breadth of topics and acquire first-hand knowledge from experts and entertaining speakers at the forefront of creative industries, innovation, and business. The schedule, complete with conference dates and times is now available at dublintechsummit.com.

The conference will welcome 10,000 members of the tech community to the CCD. Entrepreneur, Angel Investor and DTS Keynote speaker, Gary Vaynerchuk built anticipation ahead of his appearance saying “[DTS] will likely be the only time I’ll be in Ireland this year. I have a ton to talk about in 2017 Tech, the rest of the conference is going to be phenomenal.”

Joining Gary amongst the world-class lineup, is Robothespian. The life-sized humanoid robot designed for human interaction is fully interactive, multilingual, and user-friendly. He will join a panel on Rising of the Robots and will also attend DTS offering individual insights and expertise to attendees.

“I am so proud to have such an incredible team to work with. It’s a small team, but we have all worked tirelessly to ensure that we created a conference that Dublin will be proud of. To see it all come together now is truly breathtaking” said Noelle O’Reilly, CEO.

“We’ve brought together thought-leaders to speak on the biggest trends in technology across the board: consumer data, cybersecurity, artificial intelligence, technological advances in medicine, digital currency, the crossroads of fashion and technology. Every person and business are affected by technology and innovation—we wanted to acknowledge that with our lineup.”

With a focus on fostering lasting relationships and cultivating an intimate experience for each participant, the two-day conference will feature seven stages: Prism (Creativity), Business & Marketing, Internet of Things, FinTech, MedTech, Fashion, and Innovation.

Picture By Jim Wileman – Will Jackson and his robots, pictured in Penryn, Cornwall, at Engineered Arts Ltd.

 

Featured Sessions

Empowered Users Equals More Money For Publishers – Till Faida, CEO, Adblock Plus
The cost for “free” online content is advertising but as users fight publishers with ad blocking technology the industry needs a new approach to connecting with consumers. The Acceptable Ads initiative encourages the ad industry to pursue less intrusive ad forms, thus having a positive impact on the Internet as a whole. Till Faida’s company is at the forefront of the debate, he will share Adblock Plus’s perspective.

Open Source Eating The Software World And The Digital Transformation Necessary To Market IT – Meagen Eisenberg, CMO, MongoDB
Meagen will discuss how open source has become a common phrase throughout the tech world in the past few years but that does not imply that it is fully understood. Open source projects require a specific business model to be sustainable to become part of the digital transformation which is impacting the way software is marketed and sold.

he Future Of Money – Louise Phelan, Vice President of Global Operations, PayPal
As VP at of one of the largest fintech companies in the world, Louise will discuss how the move to mobile is one of the latest major global trends in the ever-changing technology industry. This development has required an enormous amount of innovation and further advancements will be required as it shapes the future of money.

The conference schedule is now live and available at dublintechsummit.com. Attendees can also download the DTS app which enables them to network with their peers, view the conference program schedule, companies and startups who will be present at the event. The app also provides those attending with key information as well as an interactive map of the conference.