Furthr Festival 2022 Connecting Innovation, Sustainability and Technology

Furthr Festival 2022

When and where is it on?

Convention Centre, Dublin Fri 21 October 2022

How many years has it been going?

Silicon Stroll in 2015 was the precursor event to FutureScope which we ran from 2016 – 2020 now Furthr Festival 2022 onwards

What was the inspiration to start it?

The event in 2015 Silicon Stroll was to engage multinationals, corporates with start-ups giving them a platform and networking opportunity to engage. The event was an opportunity to explore the emerging tech trends and how the start-up eco system could engage, collaborate and develop solutions to tech problems for multinationals/ corporates.

What exciting things can people look forward to?

EMERGING TECHNOLOGIES

Artificial Intelligence | 5G | Virtual Worlds | Data Analytics | Smart Cities | IoT | Robotics | Quantum Computing | Drone Tech

OPPORTUNITY DRIVERS

Climate | Data | Energy | Sustainability | R&D | Digital Transformation | Cybersecurity | Changing Business Models

INNOVATION

Harnessing emerging tech to transform industries & address societal challenges

SCALING BUSINESSES

Fundraising | Global expansion | Innovation | Talent | Collaboration

What opportunities are on offer for those attending?

FOR START-UPS… Access to knowledge, investors & real market opportunities

FOR SCALING COMPANIES… Access to funding & collaboration opportunities

FOR ESTABLISHED BUSINESSES… Access to innovation, ideas & inspiration

Who will be speaking?

A few I can mention as of now are: Sophie Howe – Future Generations Commissioner for the Welsh Government – Paddy Hayes ESB – Arsenio Ortero – COO

What tips would you give to people attending to get the most out of it?

Attend early, make the most of the networking lunch and exhibition space – download the app which will be available in the coming weeks

How can people book tickets / when does it usually sell out?

We have a limited capacity of about 1600 so get your tickets early – many are already gone Early bird is still on. Event page >> https://furthr.ie/event/furthr-festival/

Anything else you’d like to add / we should have asked?

One2Watch and to keep a look out for it in the future
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