The Discover AI Event

Wednesday 18th October 2023
Location: Newpark Hotel Kilkenny
Castlecomer Road R95 KP63 Kilkenny Ireland
Organisers: South East Regional Skills Forum and Walton Institute, South East Technological University
Date and Time: Wednesday, 18th October 9.00 am – 1.30 pm
Ticket Price: €50 per ticket; €25 for additional tickets from the same organisation with Promo Code NEXTGUEST
Location: Newpark Hotel, Kilkenny
About this event
Curious about the huge potential of Artificial Intelligence for business? Wondering how it could be practically applied to YOUR organisation or enterprise? The Discover AI Event will answer these questions and more.
The Discover AI Event was created to make knowledge about the benefits of AI accessible to a wide audience and will feature AI experts, industry-specific representatives, and a dynamic panel that will explore where AI is now, where it’s going, and how it’s set to change the future of many industries, including healthcare, transport, hospitality and tourism, and retail.
€50 per ticket; €25 for additional tickets from the same organisation with Promo Code NEXTGUEST. Lunch and tea, coffee and pastries are included in the ticket price.
9am – Registration opens – Informal networking and light breakfast (Tea/ coffee and pastries)
9.30am – MC Jonathan Healy introduction
9.35am – Welcome – Edmond Connolly, Regional Skills Forum South East Manager
9.40am – The current and future business applications of AI – Dr Indrakshi Dey, Head of Division, Walton Institute
10.00am – Klearcom – An AI driven business – Satish Barot, CTO Klearcom
10.20am – Transforming manufacturing through digital technology – Dr Jamie Meehan, Digital Manufacturing Ireland
10.25am – 10.45am – Tea/ coffee
10.45am – Keynote address -Margaret Corrigan, CISO, Clune Tech Group
11.05am – Panel discussion and delegate questions
11.45am– Final thoughts – Liam Fitzgerald, ICS Technology Gateway @ Walton Institute Manager
11.50am – 1.30pm – Sector specific exhibits/ Networking
12.45pm – 1.30pm – Lunch served with continued networking at exhibits
Event MC
Jonathan Healy, of Healy Communications. Jonathan has worked at the highest levels of Irish broadcasting, including Newstalk, Sky News, RTÉ and RedFM.
Keynote speaker
Margaret Corrigan, Chief Information Security Officer at Clune Technologies. CluneTech is a suite of companies providing solutions that simplify global business. The technology streamlines processes such as digital sales, global payroll, tax compliance, global VAT and cross-border payments. Prior to her role at CluneTech Margaret held various positions in IT and operations at Capgemini, and following that was IT director and program director at Capita. Margaret holds an MBA in executive leadership from the University of Wales, Cardiff.
Panel Discussion
Dr Indrakshi Dey, Head of Division in Walton Institute
Margaret Corrigan, Chief Information Systems Officer at Clune Technologies
Liam Dunne, Chief Executive Officer, Klearcom
Satish Barot, Chief Technology Officer, Klearcom
Philip O’Brien, Technical Lead in AI, Walton Institute
Organisers Website

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