Programme //

09:00

Chairman’s welcome and introduction

Bill McCluggage, Managing Director
Laganview Associates

09:05

Transforming the future of digital public services

Barry Lowry, Government CIO
Department of Public Expenditure and Reform


Accelerating the delivery of healthcare through technology during the pandemic

Gar MacCriosta, Product Manager
Health Service Executive


Transforming public services through technology

Mark Finlay, Head of Public Sector, Ireland
AWS


Working smarter: Big Data for local government

Dr Beatrice Heneghan, Head of Information Systems and Innovation
Mayo County Council


Designing public services for the digital age

Eddie Copeland, Director
London Office of Technology and Innovation


Question and answer session / Panel discussion

11:00

Morning break

11:15

An Post: Delivering successfully in a digital world

Maureen O’Rourke, Head of Digital Transformation Programme
An Post


Digital to drive innovation in the tourism sector

Dave Vincent, Chief Digital Officer
Tourism NI


Responding to the pandemic: Digital innovation to transform the delivery of services

Daragh O’Connor, Principal Officer
Department of Social Protection


Improving access to public services: Delivering better services for citizens

Dónal Rice, Centre for Excellence in Universal Design
National Disability Authority


Question and answer session / Panel discussion

13:15

Lunch break

14:00

Resilient organisations: Delivering online education services

Kerrie Power, CEO
HEAnet


Going digital: Collaboration as part of the Covid-19 response

Colin Bray, Chief Executive
Ordnance Survey Ireland


The Digital University: A new way of working

Phillip Fischer, Chief Information Officer
UCD


The digital transformation programme to modernise State Savings

Murray McCarter, Head of Retail
NTMA


Question and answer session / Panel discussion

15:30

Comfort break

15:45

The potential of AI and machine learning for the public sector

Edward McDonnell, Centre Director
CeADAR


Cyber security in the health sector: balancing security with increasing digital access

David Wall, Director of ICT
Tallaght University Hospital


Strengthening Ireland’s cyber security ecosystem

Dr Eoin Byrne, Cluster Manager
Cyber Ireland


Question and answer session / Panel discussion

17:00

Chairman’s summary followed by conference close