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The Asia Matters Business Summit: Cork Day 1

  • Clayton Hotel Cork Lapp's Quay Cork, County Cork Ireland (map)

The Asia Matters ICT Summit Cork 24 May: Clayton Hotel Cork  

13.15
Registration & Networking 

14.00
Welcome & Asia Context: Martin Murray, Executive Director Asia Matters Welcome & Ireland Context: Bill O’Connell, President Cork Chamber 

14.10
Speaker introduction: Alan Dukes, Chairman Asia Matters  
Opening Address: Dr Orlaigh Quinn, Secretary General, Department of Business, Enterprise & Innovation 

14.30
Expert Panel 1: The Smart Cities Market – Chair Martin Murray Asia Matters The Companies & Disruptive Technologies Creating the Cities of the Future
Mark Kellett, Chief Executive Magnet Networks
Kieran McCorry, National Technology Officer Microsoft Ireland
Venkatesh Priyadarshi, CEO Tata Consultancy Services Ireland
Prof. Dirk Pesch, Head of Nimbus Research Centre Cork Institute of Technology 

15.30
Expert Panel 2: The Evolution of Data -­‐ Chair Martin Murray Asia Matters
The Societal Transformations from Big Data, IoT & AI 
Eileen Sharpe, Divisional Manager Growth Markets, IDA Ireland
Garry Connolly, President Host in Ireland & Chairman GconnTec
Tim Horgan, Head Computer Science Cork Institute of Technology
Professor Cian O’Mathúna, Tyndall National Institute UCC 

16.30
Coffee Break & Networking

17.00
Innovation Panel: Chair Niall Dowling Atomic/Asia Matters How Start-­‐ups with Best Technology can Scale Globally  
Paul Murray, Investment Director Atlantic Bridge Capital Eugene Murphy, Founder & CEO, Indeemo.  
Mairead English Maher, Senior Development Advisor HPSU Enterprise Ireland
Nicola Quinn, Partner Tax, PwC 

18.00
Speaker introduction by Alan Dukes, Chairman Asia Matters
Closing Address Mr. Simon Coveney TD, Tánaiste and Minister for Foreign Affairs 

18.30
Networking Reception  

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