Meet the tech leaders at the cutting edge of change in the Munster region

Thursday, 4th May, 2023, 11:00am to 3:00pm. Online registration required.

Thanks to our regional partners

Event Schedule

10:30 to 10:50 – Coffee/Tea
10:50 to 11:00 – Opening note
11:00 to 11:30 – Keynote and Q&A
11:40 to 12:10 – Tech giant layoffs but Indigenous tech opportunities?
12:20 to 13:00 – Collaborating to attract talent
13:00 to 13:40 – Networking lunch
13:50 to 14:30 – Driving Munster’s future in Innovation
14:30 to 15:00 – Closing and networking


Time: 11:00 – 11:30

Keynote and Q&A


Bobby Healy,

Bobby kicked off his career building video games for Nintendo. He then founded Eland Technologies (an airline tech company) which he sold 12 years later to Sita Aero. He then built CarTrawler over 15 years and led two successful LBOs for the business. For the last 4 years, he’s been building ‘’ – a “Drone Delivery as a Service” business whose mission is to improve the world by making lightning-fast suburban deliveries affordable, green, and safe.

Time: 11:40 – 12:10

Tech giant layoffs but Indigenous tech opportunities?


Jane Gormley, Code Institute

Una Fitzpatrick, Technology Ireland

Laura Hughes, Cloudera/Tech Industry Alliance

Maurice Roche, Delta Partners

Moderator: Aidan Lawless, Code Institute

Time: 12:20 – 13:00

Collaborating to attract talent


Karen O’Regan, Accenture

Kayleigh Breen, Fexco

Dave Feenan, Technology Ireland ICT Skillnet

Gearóid Ó Súilleabháin, MTU

Moderator: Liam Cronin, RDI Hub

Time: 13:50 – 14:30

Driving Munster’s future in Innovation


Eimear Brophy, Limerick and Clare ETB

Vanessa Tierney, Abodoo Skills Development

Ioseph Nestor, Kerry College

Damien McCarthy, HR Buddy in Killarney

Moderator: Fiona Ryan, The Ludgate Hub

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