TechFest – Partner Events

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Event: AgriTech: Innovation Discovery Workshop

Partner Organisation: AgriTech Ireland

Virtual Event

Event Date: 26th May, 2pm – 3.30pm

Cost: Free

Location: Zoom, register here

Contact: info@agritechireland.ie

What to expect: A workshop to identify areas of opportunity for new AgriTech solutions to enable more productive and sustainable farming. Download the event brochure here: AgriTech Innovation Discovery

 

Event: Radically re-thinking how we attract, retain and compete for top talent

Partner Organisations: KerrySciTech & it@cork Talent Forum

Virtual Event

Event Date: 26th May, 4pm – 5.30pm

Cost: Free

Location: Zoom, register here

Contact: vivienne@itcork.ie to register

What to expect: In this session attendees will hear radically different thinking in how we attract and retain talent, increasing the overall talent pool in the region. Expect to hear new ideas that truly stretch our minds in how we think about talent.

 

Event: it@cork TechBrew 

Partner Organisation: NSC

In-Person Event

Event Date: 25th May, 6-7.30PM

Cost: Free, register here

Location: NSC Campus, Mahon, Cork T12 XY2N 

Contact: vivienne@itcork.ie 

What to expect: This event will look at how the Tech Industry has changed in the last 20 – 25 years and how advances in technology have made it easier to start a tech business, to access markets, to access funding, to overcome barriers etc. This TechBrew event will hear from veterans of tech businesses about how things have changed and the impact these changes have had on emerging tech businesses.    

 

Event: Demystifying “Digital Transformation” for SME leaders

Partner Organisation: Cork Chamber of Commerce & it@cork

Virtual Event

Event Date: 26th May, 11am -12pm

Cost: Free

Location: Zoom, register here.

Contact: vivienne@itcork.ie or vicky@corkchamber.ie to register

What to expect: This joint it@cork and Cork Chamber event will discuss the concept of the “Digital Transformation” and how it can bring tangible benefits to SME business leaders.

 

Event: Cognitive Performance: Insights

Partner Organisation: Ludgate Hub

Virtual Event

Event Date: 12.30pm on 26th May 2022

Cost: Free, register here.

Location: Zoom

Contact: fiona@ludgate.ie to register

What to expect: This event will feature a presentation by Des Golden who will talk about “Cognitive Performance, ´ Insights for a tech Entrepreneur´ identifying means to optimize their performance.

Event: Growing Digital – Digital Connectedness and Regional Growth

Partner Organisation: MTU

Event Date: Wednesday 25th May, 2-4pm 

Cost: Free, register here.

Location: Hybrid Event

Contact: gearoid.osuilleabhain@mtu.ie

What to expect: Rich digital connections support interaction and collaboration between people and organisations and offer us new ways to work, live and learn. In the context of new Irish and European education and regional development policy, as well as recent local and global experiences of remote working and remote teaching, this seminar event invites us to consider the many ways in which the worlds of work and education are changing and converging as we move toward an ever-more digitally-enhanced future. Download the event brochure here: MTU Growing Digital Flyer

 

Event: Anatomy of a Cyber Attack

Partner Organisation: Cyber Ireland

Virtual Event

Event Date: 26 May 2022, 12 pm

Cost: Free

Location: Zoom, register here

Contact: fiona.kearney@cyberireland.ie

What to expect: As the number and severity of cyber-crimes continues to grow, it’s important to understand the steps cyber-criminals take to attack your network, the types of malware they use, and how to stop them. 

 

Event: UPlift Me for Women in Tech

Partner Organisation: The Dialogue Code

Virtual Event

Event Dates: 6th, 13th, 20th & 27th June 

Cost: A Place for An Attendee is €375 including the 25% it@cork Skillnet  Subsidy. €495 without the subsidy entitlement. Registerhere. 

Location: Virtual

Contact: niamhgunn@thedialoguecode.com 

What to expect: This online workshop is a personal development programme aimed to UPlift women in Tech to thrive and reach their full potential by exploring the issues blocking well-being and building a deeper sense of fulfillment.

 

Event: How to support fun, inclusive, creative tech education for kids! STEAM approaches – how you can help us help them.

Partner Organisations: STEAM Education & Cork City Council Libraries

In-Person Event

Event Date: 25th May, 2pm – 3.30pm Event postponed

Cost: Free

Location: Cork City Libraries, 57 – 61 Grand Parade, Cork.

Contact:  info@steam-ed.ie

What to expect: Learn about innovative, fun, hands-on educational STEAM programmes for primary schools using a co-teaching model with industry volunteers. And brainstorm with STEAM Education about how to better support primary schools to teach creative technology, with limited resources and expertise. Use your powers for good.

 

Expired Partner Events: 

Event: Founders Circle – How to build a tech startup without a technical Co-Founder

Partner Organisation: RDI Hub

Virtual Event

Event Date: 22nd May 2022, 11am-12:30pm

Cost: Free

 

What to expect: Join founders to hear about the do’s and don’ts of building great products, get a step-by-step guide to finding and building with the right partner and platform for you. Get access to expert CTOs & product folks for advice & explore no code options for your startup. It’s the one stop shops for all your technical questions!

 

Event: Caught in the Middle Management: Strategies to Support Line Managers’ Well-Being

Partner Organisation: Better Workday

Virtual Event

Event Date: Tuesday, 24th May at 2pm – 3pm

Cost: Free

Contact: niamh@abetterworkday.com

What to expect: This event will be facilitated by Niamh Brady and look at strategies to support the well-being of line managers in tech organisations.

Event: Design For Good; Creating products and services that do no harm

Partner Organisation: UX Cork

Virtual Event

Event Date: Monday 23rd May, 5 pm

Location: Online

Contact: The products and services we create can do more harm than good to those who use them.  Find out why we must do better in the professional choices we make, and our power to impact positive change. Learn about everyday tech that discriminates through lack of awareness, unsustainable practices, inherent bias and questionable use of personal data. Join Clodagh Lynch and Niamh O’Hora in a conversation about increased transparency and fairness in design and technology.

 

Event: UPlift Work – A Dialogue To UPLift Work For Women In Tech To Thrive!

Partner Organisation: The Dialogue Code

In-Person Event

Event Date: 24th May, 09.00am – 1pm

Contact: niamhgunn@thedialoguecode.com 

What to expect:. In person, half day workshop at Maryborough House, Cork we engage in a highly interactive dialogue process, unearth and clarify priority ideas for creating a thriving future hybrid work model for women in tech.

 

Event: UPlift Leaders, UPlift Work-Culture

Partner Organisation: The Dialogue Code

In-Person & Virtual Event

Event Dates: 24th May, 2pm – 5.30pm 

Cost: Free event by it@cork Skillnet

Location: 24th May (Maryborough hotel),  23rd & 30th June (Virtual)

Contact: niamhgunn@thedialoguecode.com 

What to expect: This Personal Development Programme will explore the issues blocking well-being, build a deeper sense of fulfilment, enhance well-being and confidence.