Tech Summit 2018 to Take Place in Cork City Hall

Cork City Hall is to be play host to the seventh instalment of Tech Summit on May 3rd. The event is hosted by it@cork, which represents over 200 companies in the ICT sector in the Cork region, and will see delegates from around the country and the world attending to listen to speakers and view new technologies firsthand.

Speakers for the event include Dr. Patrick Kramer, Chief Cyborg Officer and Bio-Hacker at VivoKey, Berni Good, Cyberpsychologist, and John Hurley, Chief Technology Officer, Ryanair. The event is being lead by Gillian Bergin, Director of Operations & Program Management, Dell EMC Ireland Centre of Excellence, and Denis Canty, Sr Director of Automation/AI Software Labs at McKesson.

The themes of this year’s event are Artificial Intelligence and Emerging Tech, Futures Psychology, and Digital Health and Augmented Humans. Speaking at the launch, Gillian Bergin, Co-Chair of Tech Summit said: “The rate at which future tech is transforming our lives is extraordinary. We are fortunate to live in a world where amazing innovation and opportunity lie ahead. But with great change comes great responsibility. We must ensure these deep technologies are exploited to their full potential, while being mindful of their psychological impact on how we work and live. This year’s event promises to be truly revelatory in terms of emerging AI technologies, augmented human ability and digital health innovation. Be prepared to open your mind to endless possibility.”

Pictured above: Gillian Bergin Dell EMC and Denis Canty McKesson with a Micro Chip Implant at the launch of the it@cork European Tech Summit

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