Some of Ireland’s tech leaders are joining international keynotes at the Digital Ireland Forum this morning to examine next-generation technologies that will transform business. Follow the live updates from the Convention Centre Dublin on Twitter at #DIF13.
The next generation of technologies being deployed in communications, media, finance and software will have a profound impact on the competitiveness and growth of our businesses in Ireland. The Digital Ireland Forum April 2013 is examining these technologies and the impact they will have on markets, business, consumers and society in Ireland.
The event, hosted by Silicon Republic, features high-profile international keynotes who will offer a global view of the trends in technology that will shape how businesses compete in the years to come. Local experts and leaders will take part in mediated panel discussions, and invited delegates will participate in question-and-answer sessions, in order to encourage a lively and thoughtful discussion on this crucial topic for business.
Ireland’s Minister for Communications, Energy and Natural Resources Pat Rabbitte, TD, will deliver the opening address.
The keynote speakers include Emer Coleman, founder, Disruption Ltd (formerly deputy director of Digital Engagement at Government Digital Services, UK); and Paolo Malinverno, research VP, Gartner.
Our panelists are Dana Strong, CEO, UPC Ireland; Tony Hanway, chief executive, Telefónica Ireland; Maurice Mortell, managing director, Ireland, TelecityGroup; Niall Harbison, co-founder, Simply Zesty; Joan Mulvihill, CEO, Irish Internet Association; and Martin Curley, vice-president and director, Intel Labs Europe, Intel Corp.
Follow the Digital Ireland Forum as it happens at the hashtag #DIF13.