EVENT AGENDA – TWO LIVE STAGES

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2020-09-10
REFLECT STAGE
REBOOT STAGE
REFLECT STAGE
REBOOT STAGE
<h4>The Business Show – Event Opening</h4> image
10:00 - 10:05

The Business Show – Event Opening

<h4>Fireside: Economic outlook of trade and investment – UK & Ireland</h4> <h5>Danny McCoy, Ibec</h5><h5>Dame Carolyn Fairbairn, Confederation of British Industry</h5><h5>Moderator – Eoin McGee, RTE</h5> image
10:05 - 10:30

Fireside: Economic outlook of trade and investment – UK & Ireland

Danny McCoy, Ibec
Dame Carolyn Fairbairn, Confederation of British Industry
Moderator – Eoin McGee, RTE

Business Resilience & Continuity

 

Danny McCoy
CEO

Ibec

Dame Carolyn Fairbairn
Director-General

Confederation of British Industry

 

Eoin McGee
RTE Presenter
Financial planner

Moderator

 

 

<h4>Rebecca Keenan – Global Head of Process Automation – Expleo</h4><h5>Digital & Human: How an optimised integrated workforce will separate the leaders from the followers</h5> image
10:25 - 10:40

Rebecca Keenan – Global Head of Process Automation – Expleo

Digital & Human: How an optimised integrated workforce will separate the leaders from the followers
<h4>Panel Discussion: Fostering, encouraging and nurturing startups: the next era for Irish business</h4> <h5>Brian Caulfield. Scale Ireland</h5><h5>David Curtin, IE Domain Registry</h5><h5>Deirdre Mortell, Rethink Ireland</h5><h5>Prof. Orla Feely, University College Dublin</h5><h5>Moderator – Dara Connolly, Common Purpose</h5> image
10:35 - 11:00

Panel Discussion: Fostering, encouraging and nurturing startups: the next era for Irish business

Brian Caulfield. Scale Ireland
David Curtin, IE Domain Registry
Deirdre Mortell, Rethink Ireland
Prof. Orla Feely, University College Dublin
Moderator – Dara Connolly, Common Purpose

Business Resilience & Continuity

 

Brian Caulfield
Chairperson
Scale Ireland

David Curtin
CEO
IE Domain Registry

 

Deirdre Mortell
CEO
Rethink Ireland

Prof. Orla Feely
Vice President for Research Innovation & Impact
University College Dublin

 

Dara Connolly
CEO
Common Purpose

Moderator

<h4>Kathrin Koedderitz, Sales Director EMEA, Globalization Partners</h4> <h5>Top 3 reasons why 2021 could be the best year for international expansion plans </h5> image
10:45 - 11:00

Kathrin Koedderitz, Sales Director EMEA, Globalization Partners

Top 3 reasons why 2021 could be the best year for international expansion plans
<h4>Panel Discussion with Dell: Building business resilience – Elavon, CeADAR, and the FAI share their insights</h4> <h5>Jason Ward, Dell Technologies Ireland</h5> <h5>Edward McDonnell, CeADAR</h5><h5>Piotr Gora, FAI</h5> <h5>David O’Connor, Elavon</h5><h5>Moderator – Ciara Dempsey, Dell Technologies Ireland</h5> image
11:05 - 11:30

Panel Discussion with Dell: Building business resilience – Elavon, CeADAR, and the FAI share their insights

Jason Ward, Dell Technologies Ireland
Edward McDonnell, CeADAR
Piotr Gora, FAI
David O’Connor, Elavon
Moderator – Ciara Dempsey, Dell Technologies Ireland

Digital Transformation

 

Jason Ward
VP & General Manager
Dell Technologies Ireland 

Edward McDonnell
Director Of CeADAR
CeADAR: National Centre for Applied Data Analytics & AI

 

Piotr Gora
IT Manager
Football Association of Ireland 

David O’Connor
Senior Director
Global Strategy & Design
Elavon

 

Ciara Dempsey
Senior Manager Pre Sales
Dell Technologies Ireland
Moderator

<h4>Panel Discussion: Planning for growth in a post covid world</h4> <h5>Fidelma McGuirk, Payslip</h5><h5>Wendy Oke, TeachKloud</h5><h5>Suzanne Rigby, Click and Collection</h5><h5>Moderator – Eileen O’Mara, Stripe</h5> image
11:05 - 11:30

Panel Discussion: Planning for growth in a post covid world

Fidelma McGuirk, Payslip
Wendy Oke, TeachKloud
Suzanne Rigby, Click and Collection
Moderator – Eileen O’Mara, Stripe

Business Resilience & Continuity

 

Fidelma McGuirk
Founder

Payslip

Wendy Oke
Founder
TeachKloud

 

 

Suzanne Rigby
Co-founder
Click and Collection

Eileen O’Mara
Head, EMEA & Revenue & Growth
Stripe
Moderator

<h4>Panel Discussion: Business transformation through innovation</h4> <h5>Dr. Nora Khaldi, Nuritas</h5><h5>Bobby Healy, MANNA</h5><h5>Declan McKibben, ADAPT Centre</h5><h5>Moderator – Joan Mulvihill,  Siemens</h5> image
11:35 - 12:00

Panel Discussion: Business transformation through innovation

Dr. Nora Khaldi, Nuritas
Bobby Healy, MANNA
Declan McKibben, ADAPT Centre
Moderator – Joan Mulvihill, Siemens

Innovation & Diversification

 

Dr. Nora Khaldi
Founder & CEO
Nuritas

Bobby Healy
CEO
MANNA

 

 

Declan McKibben
Executive Director
ADAPT Centre

Joan Mulvihill,
Digitalisation Lead
Siemens
Moderator

<h4>Leo McAdams – Divisional Manager, Investment Services Division – Enterprise Ireland </h4> <h5>Enterprise Ireland – COVID-19 funding supports</h5> image
11:35 - 11:55

Leo McAdams – Divisional Manager, Investment Services Division – Enterprise Ireland

Enterprise Ireland – COVID-19 funding supports
<h4>Panel Discussion: Accelerating efforts for greener energy and greener businesses</h4> <h5>Louise Phelan, Phelan Energy</h5><h5>Tara McCarthy, Bord Bia</h5><h5>Dermot McArdle, Electric Ireland</h5><h5>Moderator – Tomás Sercovich, BITCI</h5> image
12:00 - 12:25

Panel Discussion: Accelerating efforts for greener energy and greener businesses

Louise Phelan, Phelan Energy
Tara McCarthy, Bord Bia
Dermot McArdle, Electric Ireland
Moderator – Tomás Sercovich, BITCI

Sustainability

 

Louise Phelan
CEO
Phelan Energy

Tara McCarthy
CEO
Bord Bia

 

 

Dermot McArdle
Head of Business Markets
Electric Ireland

 

Tomás Sercovich
CEO

Business in the Community Ireland
Moderator

<h4>Panel Discussion: Acceleration of growth through digital transformation</h4> <h5>Maurice Mortell, Equinix</h5><h5>Christian Kinnear, Hubspot EMEA</h5><h5>Maeve Culloty, Hewlett Packard Enterprise</h5><h5>Moderator – Hilary O’Meara, Accenture Ireland</h5> image
12:05 - 12:30

Panel Discussion: Acceleration of growth through digital transformation

Maurice Mortell, Equinix
Christian Kinnear, Hubspot EMEA
Maeve Culloty, Hewlett Packard Enterprise
Moderator – Hilary O’Meara, Accenture Ireland

Digital Transformation

 

Maurice Mortell,
Managing Director Ireland

Equinix

Christian Kinnear
VP & Managing Director

Hubspot EMEA

 

 

Maeve Culloty
Managing Director Ireland

Hewlett Packard Enterprise

Hilary O’Meara
Managing Director
Accenture Ireland
Moderator

<h4>Martin Shanahan – CEO – IDA</h4><h5>International Expansion</h5> image
12:30 - 12:55

Martin Shanahan – CEO – IDA

International Expansion
<h4>Panel Discussion: Reflect, reboot, renew: Discussing the importance of culture and employee wellbeing in modern day organisations</h4> <h5>Sarah Cunningham, Mastercard</h5><h5>Shauna Moran, Operate Remote</h5><h5>Cheryl Roubain, Greenhouse Software</h5><h5>Moderator – Tomás Sercovich, CEO, BITCI</h5> image
12:35 - 13:00

Panel Discussion: Reflect, reboot, renew: Discussing the importance of culture and employee wellbeing in modern day organisations

Sarah Cunningham, Mastercard
Shauna Moran, Operate Remote
Cheryl Roubain, Greenhouse Software
Moderator – Tomás Sercovich, CEO, BITCI

Future of Work

 

Sarah Cunningham
VP &  Dublin Technology Hub Lead
Mastercard

 

Shauna Moran
Founder & Managing Director

Operate Remote

 

 

Cheryl Roubain
VP of People

Greenhouse Software

Tomás Sercovich
CEO

Business in the Community Ireland
Moderator

 

<h4>Lunch / Stage Break</h4> image
13:00 - 14:00

Lunch / Stage Break

<h4>Lunch / Stage Break</h4> image
13:00 - 14:00

Lunch / Stage Break

<h4>Panel Discussion: Grass roots – What is required to maintain, sustain and accelerate growth in your business</h4> <h5>Joe Blake, Unity Technologies</h5><h5>Devan Hughes, Buymie</h5><h5>Vanessa Tierney, Abodoo</h5><h5>Moderator – Gary Leyden, Commercial Director, NDRC</h5> image
14:00 - 14:25

Panel Discussion: Grass roots – What is required to maintain, sustain and accelerate growth in your business

Joe Blake, Unity Technologies
Devan Hughes, Buymie
Vanessa Tierney, Abodoo
Moderator – Gary Leyden, Commercial Director, NDRC

International Expansion

 

Joe Blake
General Manager

Unity Technologies

Devan Hughes
Founder & CEO

Buymie

 

 

Vanessa Tierney
Founder

Abodoo

 

Gary Leyden
Commercial Director

NDRC

Moderator

 

<h4>Panel Discussion: The future of finance</h4> <h5>Niall Dorrian, Linked Finance</h5><h5>Annette Hickey, Paypal</h5><h5>Moderator – Peter Oakes, Fintech Ireland</h5> image
14:00 - 14:25

Panel Discussion: The future of finance

Niall Dorrian, Linked Finance
Annette Hickey, Paypal
Moderator – Peter Oakes, Fintech Ireland

Financial Planning & Funding

 

Niall Dorrian
CEO

Linked Finance

Annette Hickey
VP EMEA Customer Solutions
Paypal

 

Peter Oakes
Founder

Fintech Ireland
Moderator

<h4>Panel Discussion: What does the reimagined future of work look like?</h4> <h5>Margot Slattery, Sodexo</h5><h5>John Goulding, Workvivo</h5><h5>Mary Connaughton, CIPD Ireland</h5><h5>Moderator – Shauna Moran, Operate Remote</h5> image
14:30 - 14:55

Panel Discussion: What does the reimagined future of work look like?

Margot Slattery, Sodexo
John Goulding, Workvivo
Mary Connaughton, CIPD Ireland
Moderator – Shauna Moran, Operate Remote

Future of Work

 

Margot Slattery
Global Diversity & Inclusion Officer

Sodexo

John Goulding
CEO

Workvivo

 

 

Mary Connaughton
Director

CIPD Ireland

Shauna Moran
Founder & Managing Director

Operate Remote
Moderator

<h4>Fireside: Exploring 20 years of leadership & change in how the world does business</h4><h5>Dr. David Dempsey, Salesforce Ireland </h5><h5>Moderator – Fiona Alston, RTE, The Irish Times</h5> image
14:30 - 14:55

Fireside: Exploring 20 years of leadership & change in how the world does business

Dr. David Dempsey, Salesforce Ireland
Moderator – Fiona Alston, RTE, The Irish Times

Business Resilience & Continuity

 

Dr. David Dempsey
Country Leader and General Manager
Salesforce Ireland

Fiona Alston
Freelance Journalist
RTE, The Irish Times
Moderator

<h4>Panel Discussion: Globalisation – What will be required to sustain a global expansion in the “new normal”</h4> <h5>Tommy Kelly, eShopWorld</h5><h5>Lucinda Creighton, Vulcan Consulting</h5><h5>Daniel Chait, Greenhouse Software</h5><h5>Andy Smith, UPS</h5><h5>Moderator – Sarah Freeman, Business & Finance</h5> image
15:00 - 15:25

Panel Discussion: Globalisation – What will be required to sustain a global expansion in the “new normal”

Tommy Kelly, eShopWorld
Lucinda Creighton, Vulcan Consulting
Daniel Chait, Greenhouse Software
Andy Smith, UPS
Moderator – Sarah Freeman, Business & Finance

International Expansion

 

Tommy Kelly
CEO

eShopWorld

Lucinda Creighton
CEO

Vulcan Consulting

 

 

Daniel Chait
CEO & Co-founder

Greenhouse Software

Andy Smith
Country Manager Ireland

UPS

 

 

Sarah Freeman
Managing Editor

Business & Finance
Moderator

<h4>Fireside: The new cloud experience that can transform your business</h4> <h5>Maeve Culloty, Hewlett Packard Enterprise</h5><h5>Séamus Dunne, Interxion</h5><h5>Moderator – Jonathan Keane ex-Fora and Tech.eu</h5> image
15:00 - 15:25

Fireside: The new cloud experience that can transform your business

Maeve Culloty, Hewlett Packard Enterprise
Séamus Dunne, Interxion
Moderator – Jonathan Keane ex-Fora and Tech.eu

Digital Transformation

 

Maeve Culloty
Managing Director Ireland
Hewlett Packard Enterprise

Séamus Dunne
Managing Director
Interxion

 

 

Jonathan Keane
Freelance Journalist

ex-Fora and Tech.eu
Moderator

<h4>Panel Discussion: Agility through a crisis – adapting your business to meet market challenges and maintain growth</h4> <h5>Oisin Hanrahan, Handy</h5> <h5>Chris Hanlon, First Citizen Finance</h5><h5>Brody Sweeney, Camile Kitchen Group</h5><h5>Iseult Ward, FoodCloud</h5><h5>Moderator – Dara Connolly, Common Purpose</h5> image
15:30 - 15:55

Panel Discussion: Agility through a crisis – adapting your business to meet market challenges and maintain growth

Oisin Hanrahan, Handy
Chris Hanlon, First Citizen Finance
Brody Sweeney, Camile Kitchen Group
Iseult Ward, FoodCloud
Moderator – Dara Connolly, Common Purpose

Business Resilience & Continuity

 

Oisin Hanrahan
CEO & Co-Founder

Handy

Chris Hanlon
Managing Director

First Citizen Finance

 

 

Brody Sweeney
Founder

Camile Kitchen Group

Iseult Ward
CEO & Co-Founder

FoodCloud

 

Dara Connolly
CEO
Common Purpose

Moderator

 

 

 

 

 

<h4>Panel Discussion: Digital Transformation In Ireland: What’s required to make this happen?</h4> <h5>Peter Hendrick, National Broadband Ireland</h5><h5>Séamus Dunne, Interxion</h5><h5>Rebecca Keenan, Expleo</h5><h5>Moderator – Maryrose Lyons, Brightspark Consulting</h5> image
15:30 - 15:55

Panel Discussion: Digital Transformation In Ireland: What’s required to make this happen?

Peter Hendrick, National Broadband Ireland
Séamus Dunne, Interxion
Rebecca Keenan, Expleo
Moderator – Maryrose Lyons, Brightspark Consulting

Digital Transformation

 

Peter Hendrick
CEO
National Broadband Ireland

Séamus Dunne
Managing Director
Interxion

 

 

Rebecca Keenan
Global Head of Process Automation
Expleo

Maryrose Lyons
Founder
Brightspark Consulting
Moderator

<h4>Panel Discussion: Steering the Ship: What is effective leadership in the new normal and how can it be achieved?</h4> <h5>Maureen Mitchell,  Sterling National Bank</h5><h5>John Jordan, Ornua</h5><h5>Maura Quinn, Institute of Directors</h5><h5>Moderator – Siobhan Masterson, Ibec</h5> image
16:00 - 16:25

Panel Discussion: Steering the Ship: What is effective leadership in the new normal and how can it be achieved?

Maureen Mitchell, Sterling National Bank
John Jordan, Ornua
Maura Quinn, Institute of Directors
Moderator – Siobhan Masterson, Ibec

Business Resilience & Continuity

 

Maureen Mitchell
Director

Sterling National Bank

John Jordan
CEO
Ornua

 

 

Maura Quinn
CEO
Institute of Directors

Siobhan Masterson
Head of Corporate Affairs
Ibec
Moderator

<h4>Fireside: Ireland’s opportunity for an entrepreneurial future </h4><h5>David McCourt, National Broadband Ireland</h5><h5>Moderator – Sarah Freeman, Business & Finance</h5> image
16:00 - 16:25

Fireside: Ireland’s opportunity for an entrepreneurial future

David McCourt, National Broadband Ireland
Moderator – Sarah Freeman, Business & Finance

Business resilience & continuity

 

David McCourt
Executive Chairman

National Broadband Ireland

Sarah Freeman
Managing Editor

Business & Finance
Moderator

<h4>Panel Discussion: Looking Forward – What is next for Irish enterprise?</h4> <h5>Prof. Frances Ruane, NCC</h5><h5>Eamonn Quinn, Buymie</h5><h5>Darren Ryan, SEI</h5><h5>Moderator – Ian Talbot, Chambers Ireland</h5> image
16:30 - 16:55

Panel Discussion: Looking Forward – What is next for Irish enterprise?

Prof. Frances Ruane, NCC
Eamonn Quinn, Buymie
Darren Ryan, SEI
Moderator – Ian Talbot, Chambers Ireland

Business Resilience & Continuity

 

Prof. Frances Ruane
Chair

National Competitiveness Council

Eamonn Quinn
Chairman & Retail Technology Investor

Buymie

 

 

Darren Ryan
CEO

Social Entrepreneurs Ireland

Ian Talbot,
CEO

Chambers Ireland
Moderator

<h4>Panel Discussion: Funding your business & managing cash flow in the ”new normal”</h4><h5>Jamie Heaslip, Sabra Management</h5><h5>Liz McCarthy, Scale Ireland</h5><h5>Ciaran Burke, Swoop Funding</h5><h5>Moderator – Michele Connolly, KPMG</h5> image
16:30 - 16:55

Panel Discussion: Funding your business & managing cash flow in the ”new normal”

Jamie Heaslip, Sabra Management
Liz McCarthy, Scale Ireland
Ciaran Burke, Swoop Funding
Moderator – Michele Connolly, KPMG

Financial Planning & Funding

 

Jamie Heaslip
Director & High Performance Coach,
Sabra Management

 

Liz McCarthy
CEO,
Scale Ireland

 

Ciaran Burke
COO & Co-founder

Swoop Funding

 

Michele Connolly
Head of Infrastructure & Government & Corporate Finance

KPMG

Moderator

 

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