Irish Tech Events You Need To Get To This Year
By Alannah Kenny September 12, 2017 (No)
Calling all tech lovers, there will be several Irish festivals, conferences and conventions happening this year paying homage to all things technological and scientific. Dublin is no stranger to hosting some of the biggest tech gatherings in Europe, with places like Galway and Cork beginning to get their spoke in too. Be it for educational or entertainment purposes, there’s something to interest everyone. Let’s see what’s on offer in the coming months. UPRISE Festival Originally spawning from Amsterdam, UPRISE is the biggest technology festival in Europe and it will be heading to the RDS in Dublin for a second year in a row. UPRISE is unique in that it’s not […]
Has the Dublin Tech Summit Filled the Gap?
By Dean Fitzgerald March 1, 2017 (No)
Two weeks ago an estimated 10,000 people attended the Dublin Tech Summit in the Convention Centre in Dublin city, a new conference that was put in place after it was found that the mega successful Web Summit was moving to Lisbon last year. Although attendance numbers were slightly below expectations, there was a sense of satisfaction that the Summit had attempted to tackle a question that constantly sits on the minds of those invested in technology: What is the future of the tech industry in Ireland? Businesses and Speakers Some heavyweight companies were involved in the Summit as partners as well, which only served to further enhance the event’s reputation […]