Thursday April 27 2017 celebrates the role and contribution IT professionals play in helping business and society.
As part of IT Professionals Day, applaud the heroes who work in technology and strive to make life easier.
As a professional, use the day to recognise your value and support your professional development.
... to the IT Professional Code of Conduct, published by the Irish Computer Society.
... strengthen your skills and continue your professional development.
... your time to help worthy causes across Ireland.
... and earn Continuous Professional Development (CPD) points.
Here are three ways you can make a contribution which the Irish Computer Society is proud to recommend:
Coordinated by Science Foundation Ireland, the Smart Futures programme trains people with science and technology backgrounds to give career talks with a view to encourage second-level students to pursue STEM subjects.
Interested in supporting Ireland’s nationwide festival of technology?
Five eminent, high-achieving individuals from diverse sectors offer their insights on making a difference and maximising career success in the IT profession.
An award-winning film producer and respected educator, Lord Puttnam was appointed Ireland’s Digital Champion in 2012 to help provide leadership and inspiration on our journey towards a digital society.
Liam is Chief Information Officer (CIO) of ESB, a leading Irish utility with a regulated asset base of approximately €9 billion, some 7,000 employees and 1.5 million customers throughout the island of Ireland.
Lavinia is Senior Vice President Information Technology, SMBC Aviation Capital, one of the world's largest aircraft leasing companies with clients in over 45 countries around the world.
Ashling is Chief Information Officer (CIO) of Ervia, a commercial semi-state company with responsibility for the delivery of gas and water infrastructure and services in Ireland.
Formerly Head of IT at Microsoft EMEA, Tim is Chief Information Officer (CIO) of Allied Irish Banks, which employs over 11,000 staff at locations across Ireland, Britain and continental Europe.
Fergal is Partner Group Engineering Manager with the Office Marketplace Experience at Microsoft in Dublin. Previously he was Director of Development/Engineering for Microsoft Windows 8.1 and 10.
IT Professionals Day is proudly supported by: