Belfast Technology Conference 2014 2nd - 4th April
Bringing technology and business leaders together from around the globe to showcase emerging technologies and approaches for our tech enthusiasts along with helping inspire kids, parents and teachers of a career in IT.
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About BelTech 2014
The Belfast Technology Conference will have international speakers who will provide inspiration and catalyse innovation within the local economy. This marquee event will deliver high-value education through Masterclasses, in strategic technology areas such as Big Data, Analytics, User Experience, Agile Methodologies and will be an opportunities to explore ways to grow the local start-up economy by learning from success stories from US. It will highlight the NI Tech capability and support inward investment by seeing local talent in action. Exhibition opportunities for key tech and ICT related sectors such as Financial Markets, Healthcare IT and Telecoms.
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Industry Leading Speakers
We have coming to the conference industry leading speakers such as Joe Drumgoole - Director, Partner Technical Services MongoDB, Tom Hartley – Co-creator of airpi, James Whelton – CoderDojo & HWF Founder , Alana Percival – CEO WWC San Francisco, Emma Mulqueeny – CEO Rewired State/ Young Rewired StateSee More
Interested in being an exhibitor?
There’s no better place to show off your latest and greatest products and services. Exhibit and provide hands-on demos at this 3 day event. We have opportunities available for any size organization. Your message will reach an audience of committed, tech-savvy professionals!
Exhibition packages can be tailored to suit various clients. To learn more about the different exhibition options contact Orlaith Adams at [email protected] or call 02890 611916.
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"You do not need to be a man, you do not need to be a “geek”, and you do not need to be a coder. All you need to be is interested in tech."− Sheree Atcheson - Founder Women Who Code UK
"Belfast Tech Conference will offer us the opportunity to showcase what local companies have to offer and to showcase the City as a hub for entrepreneurship and technical excellence."− Brendan McGoran - Creative Industries Officer Belfast City Council
"This is an opportunity to shine, to inspire and to ultimately inform everyone in Northern Ireland about the great talent we have."− Matt Johnston - Digital Circle
A Few of Our Speakers
Joe DrumgooleDirector, Partner Technical Services MongoDB
Joe Drumgoole is an Entrepreneur whose has run startup engineering teams at a number notable Irish startups (CR2, Cape Clear) and was a co-founder of LeCayla Technologies (with Conor Halpin) and the sole founder of PutPlace.com His latest venture is CloudSplit.com, a startup that provides real-time cloud analytics for Amazon and Microsoft Azure customers.
James WheltonCoderDojo & HWF Founder
He is a hacker and developer hailing from Cork, Ireland, first noted for hacking the iPod Nano in high school. He co-founded the CoderDojo movement in 2011, spreading free coding clubs across 29 countries, with tens of thousands of young people learning to code regularly. He founded the Hello World Foundation to continue developing and scaling CoderDojo around the world. At 20, James was selected to the Forbes 30 under 30 list for 2013, in addition to being the Irish Software Association Person of the Year 2013 and becoming the youngest Ashoka Fellow.
Alaina PercivalCEO Women Who Code
Alaina Percival is CEO and Board Chair for Women Who Code a global organization dedicated to inspiring women to pursue and excel in technology careers. Alaina spent the early years of her career working at PUMAs headquarters in Germany as the International Niche Product Manager. After completing her MBA, she accepted the role of Brand Marketing Manager for a performance footwear company where she worked to introduce the world’s first woman specific volleyball and basketball shoe. Three years ago she moved into tech and last year Yahoo! acquired the startup where she was Director of Marketing. Alaina moved on to work with Riviera Partners where she is able to continue adding value to the tech community through work with Women Who Code and building partnerships with organizations like Level Playing Field, Code2040 and CodePath.
Alex TorpeyMayor of South Orange, NJ USA
Alex Torpey is the Mayor of South Orange, New Jersey, sworn-in in 2011 as the youngest Village President in New Jersey at 23 years old. Since his election, Alex has been recognized for many technology and transparency initiatives including launching one of the country's most transparent municipal budgets. Alex founded and is a partner at Veracity Media, a social-impact digital strategies and organizing firm, where he launched Rethink Leadership, a nonpartisan initiative aimed at educating more young people about the value of running for office and building cross-party coalitions. Alex also serves as South Orange's Office of Emergency Management Director, and still rides as a volunteer EMT on South Orange's Rescue Squad. Alex attended Hampshire College and recently completed his MPA at John Jay College of Criminal Justice. Alex is a registered independent.
Tom HartleyCo-Creator Airpi
Tom is an 18 year old entrepreneur who has developed his own apps since the age of 14 winning several prizes for them recently, he has moved towards hardware, running a hugely successful crowdfunding campaign for the AirPi - a kit enabling people around the world to measure the environmental and air quality conditions around them, and upload the data to the internet in real time.