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Do you have a business idea? Are you a Start-Up, SME or MNC? This conference is for you! Amplitude has everyone under one roof to help you secure funding and explore the opportunities available within WIT and IT Carlow.
Discover how to approach a research centre and foster a successful collaborative relationship with a goal of developing or improving your company at Amplitude 2018. The team of academic experts and industry partners will give real life examples of how they grew from what was an initial conversation to a long term solution for the company.
Speakers and industry leaders will outline funding opportunities available to companies of all sizes and will offer advice to those interested in following a similar journey. Amplitude isn’t all about speakers; research centres will have prototypes and Toys on hand for you to try out including virtual reality headsets.
Launching the event, Prof Willie Donnelly, President of WIT and one of the founders of WIT’s TSSG research centre, explained that between both institutes almost every industry can gain from collaboration to grow, develop and improve their product, processes or services – no matter the size.
Dr Patricia Mulcahy, President, IT Carlow said that often times it is hard for companies and innovators to navigate the vast array of supports, funding and information when they needed.
Keynote speakers include Ann Kehoe, Global Head of Brand for Alltech and Marc O’Regan, CTO with Dell EMC who will break down their experiences in the realm of Disruptive Innovation and how their companies face the daily challenges of staying ahead of their competitors.
Also taking to the stage at Amplitude is an internationally recognised speaker and Waterford native, Keith Barry, whose talk entitled ‘Brain Magic’ remains in the Top 25 TED Talks of all time since 2008. Barry will describe his experience of working with some of the top companies in the world and discuss how he grew his career to become, not only a world-renowned Mind Magician, but a consultant on the Hollywood blockbuster ‘Now You See Me’ and a mind coach to celebrities and top sports people around the world.