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Dublin Tech Summit – The Countdown Is On!

6 February 2017
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With only 9 days to go, the countdown to Dublin Tech Summit is on. DTS that will take place at the Convention Centre, Dublin (CCD) 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. You can check out the full schedule, complete with conference dates and times on their website 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.”

Gary Vee-vistage stage

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 Rise of the Robots and will also attend DTS offering individual insights and expertise to attendees.

Robothespian headshot

Noelle O’Reilly, CEO of DTS explains “We’ve brought together thought-leaders to speak on the biggest trends in technology across the board: consumer data, cyber security, artificial intelligence, technological advances in medicine, digital currency, the crossroads of fashion and technology. Every person and business is 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 in total:

  • Prism (Creativity)
  • Business & Marketing
  • Internet of Things
  • FinTech
  • MedTech
  • Fashion
  • Innovation

There’s so much on, but some of the sessions we’re really looking forward to include:

The Power Of Now – Bruce Daisley, EMEA Vice President, Twitter

In the age of acceleration, delivering an effective message has never been more difficult. To garner the most visibility possible you first need to ensure that the content you create is both efficacious and astute. Given Twitter was built on the power of immediacy, Bruce will share insights into how people can be reached.  

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 connect 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.

A Customer-Centric Approach To Success – Maria Martinez, President, Global Customer Success, Salesforce

In a world where everything and everyone is connected, companies strive to build more meaningful customer relationships at every interaction. New disruptive technologies and rising customer expectations are redefining the vendor/customer paradigm. In this keynote, Maria Martinez, President of Global Customer Success at Salesforce, will address her company’s path to becoming a customer company and Forbes magazine’s “Innovator of the Decade.” She will discuss Salesforce’s 17-year evolution in the cloud and how it works to earn customer satisfaction by transforming their businesses in entirely new ways.

If you haven’t gotten a ticket yet, go grab one! There’s also a nifty little app so you can see what’s going on each day, make your own schedule and connect with other attendees. If you’re heading along get in touch – our team will be there on both days and we’d love to chat over a coffee!

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Eoin Dixon Murphy

Founder and Creative Director of CASTLE33.

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