By @SimonCocking here is the event agenda. The panels are finalised, though speakers themselves can always change a little. To attend the event itself October 26th, at Moores Auditorium, UCD book tickets here. 

Event Schedule, UCD, October 26th

9 am arrival, registration
9.30 opening welcome by Irish Tech News
9.35 #1 keynote Giles O’Neill, Enterprise Ireland
9.45 Tips for startups panel, moderator Daniel Ramamoorthy, Eoin Fitzgerald EI Fintech, Charles Dowd, CEO of Plynk
10.15 VC / Angel investor insights, panel hosted by Brian Siedman, Mary McKenna, Angel Investor, Thomas Olszewski – Frontline Ventures
10.45 #2 keynote AIB supporting startups & fintech businesses, John O’Dwyer
10.55 Innovation panel, moderated by Barbara Diehl, director of UCD Innovation Academy, John Whelan TCD Blackstone Ventures, Aidan – Leveris, Damien Conroy, Blockchain, Sally Eaves
11.25 coffee break, networking
11.50 Mary McKenna Angel investor insights, How to Catch an Angel
12.05 Scaling and communicating your business panel, Rick Nassar moderator, Gary Leyden, NDRC Fintech incubator, Fidelma McGuirk (former CEO of, Emma Walker, Director, Wachsman Europe, John Murray Headshots, Greg Canty Fuzion PR
12.35 1st three category awards for best in category (RegTech, Insurtech, newcomer)
12.40 Growing your team : finding and retaining the right people for your fintech team, moderated by Top Tier Recruitment’s Paul Smyth, panel Geraldine Gibson AQMetrics, Gerard Joyce Calqrisk, Stephen Sheehan Digital State
1.15 lunch / networking – provided in atrium
2.10 Final 3 category winners presentation
2.15 How to make your company grow in value Panel moderator Brian Seidman, Fidelma McGuirk (former CEO of, Pete Towensend Norio Ventures, Peter O’Halloran, Vice President, First Data
2.45 #4 keynote Mike Ross, Wizuda, ex Ireland & Leinster
2.55 Future trends to watch, panel moderated by Brian Seidman, panelists inc Reuben Godfrey, Jeff Caselden, Brian Norton, Marieke Flament MD Europe Circle
3.25 Thomas Power final keynote future roundup / insights
3.35 concluding remarks by Irish Tech News & digital announcement of ‘The Fintech20 Ireland’

3.40 wrap up, networking

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