Minister Halligan Launches Tech Week 2017!

Teech Week 2017 Launch

This year’s Tech Week is happening on 22nd -28th April 2017 with a variety of nationwide events!

The Minister of State for Training, Skills and Innovation, John Halligan TD, today launched Tech Week 2017, Ireland’s national festival of technology aimed at students, parents and the public, which takes place all over Ireland this year from 22-28 April.

Organised by the ICS Foundation, the social enterprise arm of the Irish Computer Society, and sponsored by Science Foundation Ireland, this exciting week of events will see more than 100,000 students take part in a range of fun activities, including the finals of several Tech Week events. Continue reading Minister Halligan Launches Tech Week 2017!

Tech Week Event: Feile na Bealtaine festival

The Tech Week team are happy to announce another event taking place in Dingle during our annual technology festival. This will be run as part of Feile na Bealtaine, a multidisciplinary arts festival, in the Dingle Innovation and Creativity Hub (run by Mol Teic).

The Tech Week sessions will take place on Friday, April 28th from 2-4pm in Mol Teic, Cuilin, Dingle.

Two speakers will share their experiences and their passion for what they do:

– Lisa O’Leary – “The Ever-Changing Story – using technology on the move”

In a technology-driven age, how do we maintain the human elements of our stories? What makes a story and how do we bring it to life? Continue reading Tech Week Event: Feile na Bealtaine festival

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Tech Week 2017 is coming – We need your support

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On April 22nd – 28th, the Irish Computer Society will be running Tech Week, a week-long, nationwide festival on everything to do with technology, whether it’s coding, gaming, the Internet of Things, or drones. Anything goes!

The festival has two main objectives:

  • To inspire students to engage actively with STEM subjects, allowing them to make informed choices about their future careers; and
  • To educate all citizens – of every age group and background – about the challenges and rewards of our fast-changing technological society.

Continue reading Tech Week 2017 is coming – We need your support

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