#ConneXions2017 takes places in RICHMOND BARRACKS on the weekend of the 29th September – 1st October 2017. Registration is free – get your ticket on EVENTBRITE

Friday 29th September

  • 4.30 pm: Hackathon: start presentation for all the participants to the hackathon
  • 6.30 pm: Networking cocktail (on an invitation-only basis)

Saturday 30th September

  • 10.00 am: Coffee & registration
  • 10.15 am: Opening speeches by Angela Duffy NDRC and Mary Mac Sweeney Dublin City Council
  • 10.30 am:
    • Opening of the #START-UP MARKET
    • Round table seminar “What Does Big Data Bring to Urban Services?” // Facilitator: Niamh Bushnell, TechIreland (IE) | Speakers: Magali Joubert, Linkedin (FR/IE) / Tahar Kechadi, University College Dublin (FR/IE) / Damien MacConaghy, Veolia Ireland (IE)
  • 11.30 am:Round table seminar “Smart Cities – Smart Citizens” // Facilitator: Amanda Connolly, Dublin Globe | Speakers: Chris Garde, Smart Dublin(IE) / Jessica Hilliard, Science Gallery (IE) /  Vanessa Liston, CiviQ (IE)
  • 12.30 pm: Round table seminar “Smart City: Let’s Get Down to Your Business!” // Facilitator: David Jullo, Microsoft | Speakers : Régis Le Drezen, Smart Grid Vendée (FR) / Mary MacSweeney, Dublin City Council (IE) / Matt Marson, Accenture (IE)
  • 1.15 pm – 2.30 pm: Lunch break
  • 2.30 pm: Round table seminar “(Sm)art City: Culture in the Digital Era” // Facilitator: Fiach Mc Conghail, The Digital Hub | Speakers : Emma Buttin, La Fabrique de la Gaîté Lyrique (FR) / Anita Griffin, Rua Red (IE) / Aisling Murray, Science Gallery (IE) Robin Price, artist (UK)
  • 3.30 pm: Round table seminar “E-education: Smart Up!” // Facilitator: Elaine Burke, Silicon Republic | Speakers : Deirdre Butler, Dublin City University (IE)/ Michael Hallissy, H2 learning (IE) / Ross Maguire, Learn it (IE) / Anne Vannet, Université Paris Diderot (FR)

  • 4.30 pm: Closing apéritif / end of the day
  • // 8.30 am – 8.00 pm: HACKATHON #HACK YOUR CITY!

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Sunday 1st October

  • 11.00 am: End of the hackathon, project pitching
  • 12.00 pm – 1.00 pm: Brunch (on a first-come first-served basis)
  • 1.00 pm: Awards ceremony chaired by Sen. Lynn Ruane