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Monday, October 2
 

7:30pm

 
Tuesday, October 3
 

8:00am

8:50am

Welcome to Predict
Speakers
avatar for Cronan McNamara

Cronan McNamara

Founder / Chair, Creme Global / ISA (2016)
Cronan’s passion is in applying data and predictive models to solve problems to help people to make better decisions. His vision is a world where everyone makes better decisions, based on real data and expert models. | | Prior to founding Creme Global in 2005, Cronan worked... Read More →


Tuesday October 3, 2017 8:50am - 9:00am
Blue Stage

9:00am

Plenary Session Introduction
Speakers
avatar for Cronan McNamara

Cronan McNamara

Founder / Chair, Creme Global / ISA (2016)
Cronan’s passion is in applying data and predictive models to solve problems to help people to make better decisions. His vision is a world where everyone makes better decisions, based on real data and expert models. | | Prior to founding Creme Global in 2005, Cronan worked... Read More →


Tuesday October 3, 2017 9:00am - 9:05am
Blue Stage

9:05am

Thinking Hard and Soft: The Clash of Data Science, AI, and Human Expertise
Speakers
avatar for Dr. John F Elder

Dr. John F Elder

Founder, Elder Research
Talk Title: | | Thinking Hard and Soft: The Clash of Data Science, AI, and Human Expertise | | Talk Description: | | In the Thinking Wars, “Soft” is still on top. But for how long? Human Expertise –embattled everywhere by the machine rivals it spawned -- is still... Read More →


Tuesday October 3, 2017 9:05am - 9:35am
Blue Stage

9:35am

The Future of Mobility
Speakers
avatar for Paulo Alves

Paulo Alves

BMW Group Ireland, Managing Director
Paulo is a Portuguese national and Chartered Engineer and holds an MBA from Warwick Business School. He began working with BMW Group in 1997 being involved in projects such as the re-launch of the Range Rover, MINI Hatch and the MINI Convertible. He joined BMW Group UK in 2007 in... Read More →


Tuesday October 3, 2017 9:35am - 9:55am
Blue Stage

9:55am

Predicting Winners and Losers in the Data Science Platform Race
Speakers
avatar for Cronan McNamara

Cronan McNamara

Founder / Chair, Creme Global / ISA (2016)
Cronan’s passion is in applying data and predictive models to solve problems to help people to make better decisions. His vision is a world where everyone makes better decisions, based on real data and expert models. | | Prior to founding Creme Global in 2005, Cronan worked... Read More →


Tuesday October 3, 2017 9:55am - 10:15am
Blue Stage

10:15am

10:45am

Tea & Coffee Break
Tuesday October 3, 2017 10:45am - 11:10am
Experience Area

10:50am

Huddle with John Elder
Speakers
avatar for Dr. John F Elder

Dr. John F Elder

Founder, Elder Research
Talk Title: | | Thinking Hard and Soft: The Clash of Data Science, AI, and Human Expertise | | Talk Description: | | In the Thinking Wars, “Soft” is still on top. But for how long? Human Expertise –embattled everywhere by the machine rivals it spawned -- is still... Read More →


Tuesday October 3, 2017 10:50am - 11:10am
Green Huddle (In Experience Area)

10:50am

Huddle with Paulo Alves
Speakers
avatar for Paulo Alves

Paulo Alves

BMW Group Ireland, Managing Director
Paulo is a Portuguese national and Chartered Engineer and holds an MBA from Warwick Business School. He began working with BMW Group in 1997 being involved in projects such as the re-launch of the Range Rover, MINI Hatch and the MINI Convertible. He joined BMW Group UK in 2007 in... Read More →


Tuesday October 3, 2017 10:50am - 11:10am
Yellow Huddle (In Experience Area)

11:10am

Food Data Science - Opening Remarks
Speakers
avatar for Cian O'Mahony

Cian O'Mahony

Chief Science Officer, Creme Global
Cian is head of Expert Modelling and Statistics at Creme Global. Cian leads a team of data scientists developing exposure, intake and risk assessment models in a number areas including chemical risk assessment, food safety, predictive microbiology, and personal care products/cosm... Read More →


Tuesday October 3, 2017 11:10am - 11:15am
Green Stage

11:10am

An Artificial Intelligence Moonshot: Achieving the Sustainable Development Goals
Speakers
avatar for Professor Barry O'Sullivan

Professor Barry O'Sullivan

Director, Insight Centre for Data Analytics
Professor O'Sullivan holds the Chair of Constraint Programming in the Department of Computer Science at University College Cork. He served as Head of Department, Computer Science, from 2012-2015. He is the founding director of the Insight Centre for Data Analytics at UCC. His pri... Read More →


Tuesday October 3, 2017 11:10am - 11:30am
Blue Stage

11:15am

Predictive Analytics in the Manufacture of Safer Foods
Speakers
avatar for Dr. John O'Brien

Dr. John O'Brien

Deputy Head, Nestlé Research Centre
Talk: | Predictive analytics in the manufacture of safer foods | | Biography: | Dr John O’Brien is Deputy Head of the Nestlé Research Centre in Lausanne and Leader of the Nestlé Food Safety & Integrity Research Programme. He was formerly Chief Executive Officer of the Fo... Read More →


Tuesday October 3, 2017 11:15am - 11:30am
Green Stage

11:30am

Using NLP and Machine Learning to Understand Large Volumes of Human-Generated Content
Speakers
avatar for Parsa Ghaffari

Parsa Ghaffari

Founder, Aylien
Parsa Ghaffari is an engineer and entrepreneur working in the field of Artificial Intelligence. He currently runs AYLIEN, a leading AI startup focused on creating technologies for analyzing and understanding unstructured content (text and images). Parsa will explain how Aylien is... Read More →


Tuesday October 3, 2017 11:30am - 11:45am
Blue Stage

11:30am

Alternative Data Sources in Human Health and Nutrition
Speakers
avatar for Cian O'Mahony

Cian O'Mahony

Chief Science Officer, Creme Global
Cian is head of Expert Modelling and Statistics at Creme Global. Cian leads a team of data scientists developing exposure, intake and risk assessment models in a number areas including chemical risk assessment, food safety, predictive microbiology, and personal care products/cosm... Read More →


Tuesday October 3, 2017 11:30am - 11:45am
Green Stage

11:45am

Getting the Machines to Learn: Harnessing the Power of Machine Learning for Predictive Analytics
Speakers
avatar for Brian MacNamee

Brian MacNamee

Lecturer, UCD
Dr Brian Mac Namee is a lecturer in the School of Computer Science at University College Dublin; a principal researcher at the Centre for Applied Data Analytics Research (CeADAR); and a funded researcher at the Insight Centre for Data Analytics. Previously, he has lectured at Dub... Read More →


Tuesday October 3, 2017 11:45am - 12:00pm
Blue Stage

11:45am

12:00pm

Children's Speech Technology
Speakers
avatar for Dr. Patricia Scanlon

Dr. Patricia Scanlon

CEO, Soapbox Labs
Talk: | Children's Speech Technology | | Bio: | Patricia Scanlon is Founder and CEO of SoapBox Labs, a Dublin-based startup. As adult speech recognition systems currently on the market are not accurate for young children's speech, SoapBox Labs has developed a proprietary, cl... Read More →


Tuesday October 3, 2017 12:00pm - 12:15pm
Blue Stage

12:00pm

Food Composition Data and Tools as part of a wider Food Nutrition and Health Research Infrastructure in Europe (provisional)
Speakers
avatar for Paul M Finglas

Paul M Finglas

Head, Food Databanks National Capability, Quadram Institute Bioscience
Talk: | "Food Composition Data and Tools as part of a wider Food Nutrition and Health Research Infrastructure in Europe" | | The talk will outline the development of the EuroFIR food composition data platform and tools and discuss how this can be integrated to a much wider F... Read More →


Tuesday October 3, 2017 12:00pm - 12:15pm
Green Stage

12:15pm

Topic Modeling with Latent Dirichlet Allocation
Speakers
avatar for David Gerster

David Gerster

Vice President of Data Science, BigML
Talk: | "Modeling with Latent Dirichlet Allocation" | | Many data science practitioners find themselves confronted with free text data. Often, the goal is simply to extract features from the text that are useful for predictive modeling, rather than performing a full semantic... Read More →


Tuesday October 3, 2017 12:15pm - 12:30pm
Blue Stage

12:15pm

Data Analytics for European Food Safety
Speakers
avatar for Luca Pasinato

Luca Pasinato

Data Manager, European Food Safety Authority
Luca works on the EFSA Molecular Typing, WGS and DWH projects. Before this Luca worked in risk analysis for the Italian public health sector.


Tuesday October 3, 2017 12:15pm - 12:30pm
Green Stage

12:30pm

12:30pm

Food Data Science - Panel Discussion
Tuesday October 3, 2017 12:30pm - 12:45pm
Green Stage

12:45pm

Lunch Break
Tuesday October 3, 2017 12:45pm - 2:00pm
Experience Area

1:00pm

Data the New Oil? No, it is Much More Important Than That
Speakers
avatar for Garry Connolly

Garry Connolly

Founder, Host in Ireland
Garry Connolly, President and Founder, Host in Ireland Garry Connolly is the President and Founder of Host in Ireland, where he oversees the industry-led initiative to promote Ireland as an optimum location to host digital assets. Garry is also responsible for the recruitment and... Read More →


Tuesday October 3, 2017 1:00pm - 1:05pm
Green Stage

1:00pm

Session Introduction
Speakers
avatar for Darren O'Neill

Darren O'Neill

Partner, PwC
Darren is an Advisory partner at PwC with responsibility for leading the firm's Data & Analytics consulting offering. He has 20 years experience across industry and consulting, designing and leading transformational change programmes.


Tuesday October 3, 2017 1:00pm - 1:10pm
Experience Area Stage

1:05pm

Big Data v Little Data and the Implications of GDPR
Speakers
avatar for Brendan Dowling

Brendan Dowling

Founder, Consumer Data Protection
Talk: | Big Data v Little Data and the implications of GDPR | | Biography: | Brendan Dowling is the Founder and CEO of Consumer Data Protection, the world’s first Consumer Data Protection (CDP) cloud technology, that allows Consumers take control of their personal data and... Read More →


Tuesday October 3, 2017 1:05pm - 1:17pm
Green Stage

1:10pm

Relationships are Complicated: How Data Analysts and Designers work to together at Zendesk.
Speakers
avatar for Ben Hu

Ben Hu

Product Analyst, Zendesk
Talk Title: | Relationships are complicated: How data and design work together at Zendesk to build simply beautiful software. | | Description: | There is so much data available and an abundance of tools and frameworks to sift through it. Data is being used to inform all sor... Read More →
avatar for Brent Palmer

Brent Palmer

Design Lead, Zendesk
Talk: | Relationships are complicated: How Data Analysts and Designers work to together at Zendesk. | | Biography: | If making decisions with data is simpler than ever and analytics tools are readily available, why is it hard to make smart product decisions? If big data is... Read More →


Tuesday October 3, 2017 1:10pm - 1:25pm
Experience Area Stage

1:17pm

1:25pm

Choose Your Own Adventure - UX in Interactive Dashboard Design
Speakers
avatar for Ciaran Treanor

Ciaran Treanor

CTO, Sonalake
Bio: Ciaran's is CTO at Sonalake, an established software partnering company developing solutions for clients across multiple verticals. His passion is building and scaling multi-disciplinary software teams to help clients solve real world problems. | Ciaran holds a BEng in Elec... Read More →


Tuesday October 3, 2017 1:25pm - 1:35pm
Experience Area Stage

1:29pm

Creating Positive Data Externalities in Financial Services
Speakers
avatar for Ben Robinson

Ben Robinson

Chief Strategy & Marketing Officer | Fintech Mentor | Board Advisor, Temenos
Ben Robinson is Chief Strategy and Marketing Officer at Temenos, with global responsibility for Strategy, Communications, Marketing and Innovation. | | A regular blogger and speaker on the subjects of innovation and fintech, Ben also runs the “Swiss Technology Group”, a ne... Read More →


Tuesday October 3, 2017 1:29pm - 1:41pm
Green Stage

1:35pm

Using Natural Language Processing for Customer Service Improvement
Speakers
avatar for Shane Lynn

Shane Lynn

CEO and Founder, EdgeTier
Title: | Using Natural Language Processing for Customer Service Improvement | | Biography: | Shane Lynn Ph.D. has over 10 years of experience in data analysis, machine learning, and data visualization. Holding a Ph.D. in machine learning and control engineering and machine l... Read More →


Tuesday October 3, 2017 1:35pm - 1:45pm
Experience Area Stage

1:41pm

Building an Analytic Capability - Tips Learned Along the Way
Speakers
avatar for Olivier Van Parys

Olivier Van Parys

Head of Advanced Analytics, Bank Of Ireland
Olivier has 15 years of Experience in Data Mining, Project management and integrated business forecasting system delivery. | | He is in charge of the analytic capability within BoI, coaching and developing teams of Econometricians and Management Scientists to impact the bottom... Read More →


Tuesday October 3, 2017 1:41pm - 1:53pm
Green Stage

1:45pm

Tensorflow for Janitors
Speakers
avatar for Daniel Molnar

Daniel Molnar

Senior Data Analytics Engineer, Zalon by Zalando
Title: | Tensorflow for Janitors | | Biography: | Senior Data Analytics Engineer at Zalon by Zalando. Generalist data nerd and startup specialist. Specialties are cloud agnostic data infrastructure and data driven product development (Microsoft, 6Wunderkinder). Experienced c... Read More →


Tuesday October 3, 2017 1:45pm - 1:55pm
Experience Area Stage

2:00pm

Artificial Intelligence (CeADAR) - Session Introduction
Speakers
avatar for Edward McDonnell

Edward McDonnell

Director, CeADAR Centre
Find out about the tools you need to unleash the power of big data & analytics in your organisation. | | Prior to being appointed Director of the CeADAR Centre for Big Data Analytics, Edward was European Director of Innovation & Technology Research at Fidelity Investments. The... Read More →


Tuesday October 3, 2017 2:00pm - 2:05pm
Green Stage

2:00pm

Using Analysis and Evidence to Tackle Crime: The Case of Burglary
Speakers
avatar for Gurchand Singh

Gurchand Singh

Head of Analysis Service, An Garda Síochána
Talk: | Using analysis and evidence to tackle crime: the case of burglary | | Biography: | Gurchand has over 20 years experience in research and analysis. He is currently the head of the Garda Síochána Analysis Service (GSAS) which provides both operational and strategic a... Read More →


Tuesday October 3, 2017 2:00pm - 2:15pm
Blue Stage

2:15pm

Dive into Deep Learning
Speakers
avatar for Oisin Boydell

Oisin Boydell

Principal Data Scientist, UCD / CeADAR
Talk: | Deep Learning | | Biography: | Oisín is Principal Data Scientist at the Centre for Applied Data Analytics Research (CeADAR) at UCD. His primary research interests include deep learning, real-time analytics, machine learning and recommender systems. After a stint wor... Read More →
avatar for Aditya Grover

Aditya Grover

Research Software Engineer, CeADAR
Talk: | Aditya’s talk will be about deep learning in general, and some of the algorithms and applications that it entails. | | Biography: | Aditya is a software engineer at CeADAR and is working on the AURORA European Union Horizon 2020 Project. He is working with Big D... Read More →


Tuesday October 3, 2017 2:15pm - 2:30pm
Green Stage

2:15pm

From Data to Decisions in Counterterrorism Operations
Speakers
avatar for Roy Lindelauf

Roy Lindelauf

Professor, Netherlands Defence Academy
Talk: | From data to decisions in counterterrorism operations | | Biography: | Roy develops mathematical methods for the analysis of terrorism, political violence and related topics such as network resilience (cyber) and network design. He is interested in the game theoretic... Read More →


Tuesday October 3, 2017 2:15pm - 2:30pm
Blue Stage

2:30pm

Automated Visual Analytics
Speakers
avatar for John McAuley

John McAuley

Research Lecturer, DIT / CeADAR
Talk: | Automated visual analytics | | Biography: | Dr. John McAuley received his PhD in Visual Analytics from Trinity College in 2014. Prior to his PhD, he worked as contract software developer and researcher, received a MPhil from DIT and founded a video social media start... Read More →


Tuesday October 3, 2017 2:30pm - 2:45pm
Green Stage

2:30pm

Industry 4.0 –A Path to Business Transformation
Speakers
avatar for Dr. Carlos Garcia

Dr. Carlos Garcia

Principal Investigator, IMR
Carlos is an Industrial Engineer with professional experience of 15 years as a Project Director and Researcher, working for private research centres and companies across different industries, such as ICT, renewable energy, stock market and railways. He holds a PhD in multi-object... Read More →


Tuesday October 3, 2017 2:30pm - 2:45pm
Blue Stage

2:45pm

Smart Transportation: Big Data in the Driving Seat
Speakers
avatar for Dr. Shen WANG

Dr. Shen WANG

Researcher, CeADAR
Talk: | Smart transportation: Big Data in the Driving Seat | | Biography: | Dr. Shen Wang received his PhD for research on the mitigation of non-recurrent urban traffic congestion using vehicle rerouting from Dublin City University in 2016. He is currently a researcher work... Read More →


Tuesday October 3, 2017 2:45pm - 3:00pm
Green Stage

2:45pm

Towards Industry 4.0 - The Cookbook for a Successful Predictive Maintenance project
Speakers
avatar for Simone Pampuri

Simone Pampuri

CEO, Statwolf
Simone Pampuri is in charge of Statwolf’s strategy and business development. Having spent years researching and developing Machine Learning-based software for big companies, his main goal is to give business decision-makers access to the huge advantages of Machine Learning and... Read More →


Tuesday October 3, 2017 2:45pm - 3:00pm
Blue Stage

3:00pm

Industry 4.0: Predictive Maintenance using Machine Learning
Speakers
avatar for Dr Ricardo Simon Carbajo

Dr Ricardo Simon Carbajo

Senior Research Fellow, CeADAR & UCD
Talk: | "Industry 4.0: Predictive Maintenance using Machine Learning" | The talk will introduce Industry 4.0 and the evolution of industrial machinery maintenance strategies. The focus will be on Condition-based Maintenance, its architecture and the type of data analytics commo... Read More →


Tuesday October 3, 2017 3:00pm - 3:15pm
Green Stage

3:00pm

A Glimpse Into the Future of the Internet of Everything
Speakers
avatar for Peter Alfred-Adekeye

Peter Alfred-Adekeye

Founder & CEO, Multiven
Talk: | A glimpse into the future of the Internet of everything. | | About Peter: | Peter Alfred-Adekeye is a technology entrepreneur, consumer advocate & investor. He is the founder and CEO of Multiven - the world’s leading provider of independent software maintenance, m... Read More →


Tuesday October 3, 2017 3:00pm - 3:15pm
Blue Stage

3:15pm

Artificial Intelligence (CeADAR) - Q&A
Speakers
avatar for Edward McDonnell

Edward McDonnell

Director, CeADAR Centre
Find out about the tools you need to unleash the power of big data & analytics in your organisation. | | Prior to being appointed Director of the CeADAR Centre for Big Data Analytics, Edward was European Director of Innovation & Technology Research at Fidelity Investments. The... Read More →


Tuesday October 3, 2017 3:15pm - 3:30pm
Green Stage

3:15pm

Application of Data Analytics in ESB
Speakers
avatar for Jennifer Jennings

Jennifer Jennings

Data Scientist, ESB
Talk: | Application of Data Analytics in ESB. | | Biography: | Jennifer is part of the ESB innovation, Data Science Team where she work with all parts of the ESB on utilising data.


Tuesday October 3, 2017 3:15pm - 3:30pm
Blue Stage

3:30pm

Tea, Coffee and Drinks Reception
Tuesday October 3, 2017 3:30pm - 4:00pm
Experience Area

3:40pm

Huddle with Barry O'Sullivan
Speakers
avatar for Professor Barry O'Sullivan

Professor Barry O'Sullivan

Director, Insight Centre for Data Analytics
Professor O'Sullivan holds the Chair of Constraint Programming in the Department of Computer Science at University College Cork. He served as Head of Department, Computer Science, from 2012-2015. He is the founding director of the Insight Centre for Data Analytics at UCC. His pri... Read More →


Tuesday October 3, 2017 3:40pm - 4:00pm
Green Huddle (In Experience Area)

3:40pm

Huddle with Roy Lindelauf
Speakers
avatar for Roy Lindelauf

Roy Lindelauf

Professor, Netherlands Defence Academy
Talk: | From data to decisions in counterterrorism operations | | Biography: | Roy develops mathematical methods for the analysis of terrorism, political violence and related topics such as network resilience (cyber) and network design. He is interested in the game theoretic... Read More →


Tuesday October 3, 2017 3:40pm - 4:00pm
Yellow Huddle (In Experience Area)

4:00pm

Data in Sports - Opening Remarks
Speakers
avatar for Rob Hartnett

Rob Hartnett

CEO, Sport for Business
Rob Hartnett is the founder and CEO of Sport for Business, helping to connect leaders in the sports industry with those in the business community so that both sides can work smarter together.


Tuesday October 3, 2017 4:00pm - 4:05pm
Blue Stage

4:00pm

Data Science (CeADAR) - Session Introduction
Speakers
avatar for Edward McDonnell

Edward McDonnell

Director, CeADAR Centre
Find out about the tools you need to unleash the power of big data & analytics in your organisation. | | Prior to being appointed Director of the CeADAR Centre for Big Data Analytics, Edward was European Director of Innovation & Technology Research at Fidelity Investments. The... Read More →


Tuesday October 3, 2017 4:00pm - 4:05pm
Green Stage

4:05pm

Data Analytics for Digital Forensics and Cybersecurity
Speakers
avatar for Dr Mark Scanlon

Dr Mark Scanlon

Assistant Professor, UCD Forensics and Security Research Group
Talk: | “Data Analytics for Digital Forensics and Cybersecurity" | | Information overload is one of the biggest problems facing professionals working in the fields of Digital Forensics and Cybersecurity. The sheer volume of cases requiring digital forensic analysis in law e... Read More →


Tuesday October 3, 2017 4:05pm - 4:22pm
Green Stage

4:05pm

How Data is Transforming the Operation of Teams Leagues and Venues in Sport
Speakers
avatar for Alan Swanton

Alan Swanton

Irish Institute of Sport, Sports Analyst
Alan is the Senior Sports Analyst at the Irish Institute of Sport. He works with many of Ireland’s leading Olympic and Paraolympic Stars in Boxing, Swimming and Para Sport to find the edge in their performance that can make all the difference.


Tuesday October 3, 2017 4:05pm - 4:30pm
Blue Stage

4:22pm

See the Invisible and Predict the Unpredictable with IoT
Speakers
avatar for Dr. Lina Xu

Dr. Lina Xu

Assistant Professor, CeADAR & UCD
Title: | See the invisible and predict the unpredictable with IoT | | Biography: | Dr. Lina Xu is an Assistant Professor in the School of Computer Science at University College Dublin (UCD). Lina Xu received her science degree from Computer Science in University College Dubl... Read More →


Tuesday October 3, 2017 4:22pm - 4:39pm
Green Stage

4:30pm

Athlete Preparation and Performance - Panel Discussion
Speakers
avatar for Ray Boyne

Ray Boyne

Senior Manager, Ulster Bank
Ray is a senior Manager with Ulster Bank by day but by night he becomes the Super Stats man of the Dublin GAA Senior Footballers. He joins us fresh from playing his part in the first three in a row All Ireland’s for the county since 1923.
avatar for Lisa Fallon

Lisa Fallon

Senior Sports Analyst, NI Senior Men’s Foodball Team
Lisa has turned a lifelong love of football to a place among the elite of Sports analysts in Ireland as Senior Sports Analyst with the Northern Ireland Senior Men’s team that qualified for Euro 2016 and are on track for the next World Cup in Russia and as Senior Analyst for Lea... Read More →


Tuesday October 3, 2017 4:30pm - 5:00pm
Blue Stage

4:39pm

Smart Infrastructure with Video Analytics
Speakers
avatar for Robert Ross

Robert Ross

Senior Lecturer / Principal Investigator, DIT / CeADAR
Talk: | Smart Infrastructure with Video Analytics | | Biography: | Robert Ross is a senior lecturer in the School of Computing in the Dublin Institute of Technology. Robert holds a BSc and MSc from University College Dublin, and a PhD in Situated Dialogue Systems from the... Read More →


Tuesday October 3, 2017 4:39pm - 4:56pm
Green Stage

4:56pm

Time is On Your Side: Semantic Enrichment of Time Series
Speakers
avatar for Dr. Bojan Božić

Dr. Bojan Božić

Researcher, CeADAR & DIT
Title: | Time is on your side: semantic enrichment of time series | | Biography: | Dr. Bojan Božić is a researcher in computer science at Dublin Institute of Technology and has worked on Semantic Web, Machine Learning, and Data Science technologies for 7 years. He was a so... Read More →


Tuesday October 3, 2017 4:56pm - 5:13pm
Green Stage

5:00pm

Introduction to the Final Panel
Speakers
avatar for Lorcan Colclough

Lorcan Colclough

Audit & Assurance Partner, Mazars
Lorcan Colclough is a Chartered Accountant and holds a graduate diploma in Information Technology from Dublin City University. | | Lorcan has been an audit partner in Mazars since 2004. He is the Mazars Ireland technology leader with an extensive portfolio of clients in the se... Read More →


Tuesday October 3, 2017 5:00pm - 5:05pm
Blue Stage

5:05pm

We Need to Talk About... The Singularity
John Elder, Patricia Scanlon, Ken Finnegan, Cronan McNamara

Tuesday October 3, 2017 5:05pm - 5:28pm
Blue Stage

5:13pm

Data Science (CeADAR) - Q&A
Speakers
avatar for Edward McDonnell

Edward McDonnell

Director, CeADAR Centre
Find out about the tools you need to unleash the power of big data & analytics in your organisation. | | Prior to being appointed Director of the CeADAR Centre for Big Data Analytics, Edward was European Director of Innovation & Technology Research at Fidelity Investments. The... Read More →


Tuesday October 3, 2017 5:13pm - 5:25pm
Green Stage

5:28pm

Take Aways & Closing Remarks
Speakers
avatar for Cronan McNamara

Cronan McNamara

Founder / Chair, Creme Global / ISA (2016)
Cronan’s passion is in applying data and predictive models to solve problems to help people to make better decisions. His vision is a world where everyone makes better decisions, based on real data and expert models. | | Prior to founding Creme Global in 2005, Cronan worked... Read More →


Tuesday October 3, 2017 5:28pm - 5:35pm
Blue Stage

5:30pm

Drinks Reception
Tuesday October 3, 2017 5:30pm - 9:30pm
Experience Area
 
Wednesday, October 4
 

9:00am

Python Data Modelling in Expert Models Workshop
Find out more about the workshop here: https://www.predictconference.com/workshop-python.php

Speakers
avatar for Brian O'Mullane

Brian O'Mullane

Chief Technology Officer, Creme Global
Brian leads the software team at Creme Global. He has 20 years professional experience in software development and management. He has founded a high growth startup and worked on and lead teams through some exciting and high profile projects such as, Great Northern Haven at CASALA... Read More →


9:00am

John Elder Masterclass in Data Science
Find out more about the workshop here: https://www.predictconference.com/workshop-johnelder.php

Speakers
avatar for Dr. John F Elder

Dr. John F Elder

Founder, Elder Research
Talk Title: | | Thinking Hard and Soft: The Clash of Data Science, AI, and Human Expertise | | Talk Description: | | In the Thinking Wars, “Soft” is still on top. But for how long? Human Expertise –embattled everywhere by the machine rivals it spawned -- is still... Read More →