Navigating Data-Driven Futures

Submitted on Thursday, 28/09/2023

The Insight SFI Research Centre for Data Analytics at DCU is delighted to be hosting an exclusive industry focused event: Navigating Data-Driven Futures.

  • Date: Wednesday 15th November, 2023
  • Venue: The Helix, Dublin City University
  • Time: 10:30 – 14:30

Innovative Insights: Gain a fresh perspective on data-driven decision-making from experts and thought leaders in the field. Engage in a series of panel discussions focusing on: Profiting from Your Data, Responsible AI and Data Privacy & Security.

Join us to connect with professionals, leaders and industry decision-makers who share your passion for leveraging data science and AI. Meet the Insight team, a group of leading data scientists and AI experts, ready to answer your questions and discuss tailored solutions for your business challenges.

The data science landscape is constantly evolving. Stay updated on the latest trends, techniques and tools that can keep your organization at the forefront of innovation.


10:30 – 11:00 Registration

11:00 – 11:05 Opening & Welcome, Prof Noel O’Connor, Insight CEO

11:05 – 11:10 Insight’s Role in the Irish Economy, Dr Breda Kiernan, Insight COO

11:10 – 11:15 Industry Driven Collaborative Research in Insight DCU, Prof Tomás Ward, Director, Insight DCU

11:15 – 11:30 Scoring Big with Data: The Winning Partnership Between the GAA and Insight, Dr Peter Horgan, GAA

11:30 – 12:00 Responsible AI Panel Discussion
Dr Fiachra O’Brolchain, School of Theology, Philosophy and Music, DCU
Dr Martin Clancy, Founder Chair of IEEE, AI Ethics Arts Committee, TCD
Prof Jane Suiter, School of Communications, DCU
Moderator: Dr Naadiya Carrim

12:00 – 12:10 Tea & Coffee Break

12:10 – 12:40 Profiting from Your Data Panel Discussion
Mr Derek Collins, Director of Research Collaboration & Innovation – European Research Institute
Dr Alessandra Mileo, School of Computing, DCUM
Ms Kristina Millar, Impact & Insights Manager, NCBI / Vision Sports Ireland
Moderator: Mr Brian Doyle

12:40 – 13:10 Data Privacy & Security Panel Discussion
Prof Suzanne Little, Insight PI
Dr Darren McDonnell, Director of Engineering, SCRI-IS Technologies
Mr Marc Mullen, Vice-President for Data and Analytics, DAA
Moderator: Ms Celine Heffernan

13:10 – 14:30 Lunch & Technology Showcase & Networking