THE 2 DAY TIMETABLE

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WORKSHOPS

SOLO TALKS

PANELS

ROUND TABLE DISCUSSIONS

Registration Opens

Main Registration opens at 11.00 at the entrance to The Richmond, North Brunswick Street Dublin 7, Ireland. Please have your ticket and a form of ID ready for the desk.

Main Entrance Area
11:00

Grand Opening Event

On the first day we launch the seventh International UPRISE Festival Europe with our partners in our new location. More details to follow.

Paul O’Connell

UPRISE Festival Europe

Dublin City Council Stage
12:00

Workshop: Harnessing live chat to grow your business

Live chat is not just for support anymore – marketing and sales teams are using chat to engage with leads and increase sales.

Maya Sykes

Intercom | San Francisco, United States

Workshop Space 1
13:00

Blockchain & Crypto Challenger Pitch Battle

The pitch is for 3 minutes which may include audio/visual option. Every round our Investor Judges will offer feedback for each Startup Pitching and pick the Startup with the ‘most potential’ to go through to the finale on Thursday October 18th.

Katya Dorozhkina

Starta Ventures | New York, United States

Mainstage 2
13:00

Startup – Investor Clinic

For our hour long Investor clinic 8 Investors will talk to 5 Startups each to offer advice, mentoring and suggestions on the next steps for investment for their company. Each Startup will get 10 minutes to spend with each Investor for whom we assign Investor to Startup company beforehand.

Workshop Space 1
14:00

Workshop: Regulation; Friend or Foe?

FinTech and crypto-based companies have often encountered regulatory challenges hindering effective decision-making. More jurisdictions are moving towards regulating these new areas of technology and finance. This workshop will look at the main challenges industry operators and will shed light on some of the sterling work that some other jurisdictions, such as Malta, are making by addressing these lacunae.

JP Fabri

ARQ Group | Malta

Workshop Space 1
14:15

Workshop 3

Workshop Space 1
15:30

Roundtable Session x 8

Roundtable Sessions accommodate 6 attendees per table and are hosted by a Company or Speaker. These are topic lead discussion tables directed by the host and are 30 minute sessions.

Dublin City Council Stage
15:30

Fintech Challenger Pitch Round

The pitch is for 3 minutes which may include audio/visual option. Every round our Investor Judges will offer feedback for each Startup Pitching and pick the Startup with the ‘most potential’ to go through to the finale on Thursday October 18th.

Brian Caulfield

Draper Esprit

Main Stage Two
16:00

Workshop 4

Workshop Space 1
16:40

Healthtech Challenger Pitch Battle

The pitch is for 3 minutes which may include audio/visual option. Every round our Investor Judges will offer feedback for each Startup Pitching and pick the Startup with the ‘most potential’ to go through to the finale on Thursday October 18th.

Mainstage 2
17:00

Registration Opens

Main Registration opens at 8.30 at the entrance to The Richmond, North Brunswick Street Dublin 7, Ireland. Please have your ticket and a form of ID ready for the desk.

Main Entrance Area
08:30

Fuelling Fast Growing Companies

This panel with look at services offered to start-ups to grow and build. Why is it in the best interest to power young companies and make sure they have the resources to grow and develop?

Lisa Nelson

M12, Microsoft's Venture Fund | Seattle, United States

DC Cahalane

REPUBLIC OF WORK | Ireland

Amy Neale

Mastercard | Ireland

Stage 2
10:00

Sports vs Esports- Battle for the Audience

It is forecasted that eSports is on the cusp of significant growth, with tournaments and prize pools expanding in size and value and will surpass viewers of 'regular sports' by 2020. What has caused this shift? Is it cultural or technical? This panel will look at how Sports and Esports are competing for viewers.

Chris Hana

The Esports Observer | Berlin, Germany

Benedikt Kraus

ESL | Köln, Germany

Federico Winer

SAP | Germany

Dublin City Council Stage
10:00

Design meets Craft- disrupting the industry with technology

By using Blockchain technology as a force of good to create a secure and fair environment for artisans we will be able to connect them with the world and create designers without borders.

Andrea Bury

Design meets Craft / ABURY Collection | Germany

Stage 2
10:35

Digital Darwinism: the Effect of Disruptive Influencers

In every industry, customers are changing and as a result, disrupting markets and businesses in the process. This panel will discuss if there is the opportunity for smaller start up companies to disrupt the flow that larger companies are accustomed to and what that would look like?

Mathias Ockenfels

Speedinvest x | Berlin, Germany

Jussi Lystimaki

Schibsted Media Group | Spain

Stage 2
10:35

20 min Solo Talk- rLoop The Power of Crowdsourced Engineering

Our presentation is to show what's possible with blockchain and decentralisation in allowing collaborative development of High Technology. We'll also explain how the Blockchain can help us overcome the Innovation Bottleneck, starting with the Hyperloop.

Ilyas Vali

rLoop | United Kingdom

Dublin City Council Stage
10:35

Paving the way to a Smarter City

Learning from behaviors and patterns, cities are evolving with technology. This panel will look at actions aiming at supporting urban initiatives on energy transition and how developing smart cities connects businesses. We will also discuss what stands in the way of moving forward.

Yangbo Du

Sustainable Development Investment Finance Partnership for New York | US

Michael Guerin

Smart Docklands | Ireland

Silje Bareksten

Oslo Business Region | Norway

Dublin City Council Stage
11:00

20 min Solo Talk

Stage 1
11:35

Regulate or Rogue

Governments and Banks are striving to put systems in place for Crypto and new funding methods. But if we regulate Crypto and ICOs will this fly in the face of the ideals they were meant to represent? In whose hands do we place the power of Crypto?

Crystal Stranger, EA

PeaCounts | Las Cruces, NM, United States

William Skannerup

VeridenKey | United Kingdom

JP Fabri

ARQ Group | Malta

Marco Robinson

NAKED TECHNOLOGIES | United Kingdom

Stage 1
11:35

20 min Solo Talk- Sports Tech Ireland

Dublin City Council Stage
11:35

20 min Solo Talk

Stage 1
12:00

20 min Solo Talk

Stage 2
12:00

Lunch Break

Dublin City Council Stage
12:00

Lunch Break

Stage 1
12:20

Power in the Hands of the Patient

There is an increasing practice of using mobile technologies to support medicine and public health. The panel will look at how mobile health tech is being implemented into everyday life for the consumer and the impact is will have on the wide society and health care system.

Martha Carruthers

Medopad | London, United Kingdom

Vickram Sharma

Philips | Amsterdam, Netherlands

Dr. Frederic Llordachs

Doctoralia | Spain

Dublin City Council Stage
13:00

Beacons of Industry

This panel will be looking at the cultural shift taking place in the workplace and how companies sell their culture, themselves and their product to start that conversation with talent #recruitment #work

Sean Anderson

Hoxo Media | London, United Kingdom

Stephen Milbank

Button | New York, United States

Swish Goswami

Trufan Inc. | New York City, United States

Main Stage Two
13:20

20 min Solo Talk- Using Data Flow and Machine Learning to measure real transformation in culture, capacity, and delivery.

Bombarded with competing priorities and non-negotiable forces of change, an innovation upgrade is critical for meaningful, competitive advantages in the Next Economy. Discover how early adopters are using machine learning, data flow, and network design theory to move beyond the constraints of outdated models, metrics, and KPIs.

Dublin City Council Stage
13:35

20 min Solo Talk

Stage 1
13:55

20 min Solo Talk

Stage 2
13:55

20 min Solo Talk- The tokenization of everything

We believe the next phase of projects about to launch in H2 this year will demonstrate more practically through the use of concepts such as stablecoins, non-fungible tokens and smart contracts how it is possible to imagine a world where digital goods and assets are more easily represented and traded

Joao Reginatto

Circle | Dublin, Ireland

Stage 2
13:55

Metrics Make Meters – Enabling Moneyball Analytics

The 21st century has witnessed a marked shift in how sports teams are created, trained and perceived. Metrics and data analysis are now well established in the mainstream. If we accept that this change is now the norm, what should we look for when quantifying performance?

Kevin McLaughlin

Kitman Labs | Dublin, Ireland

Ross O’Dwyer

Pundit Arena | Dublin, Ireland

Richard Byrne

Statsport | UK

Dublin City Council Stage
14:00

One Click to Rule Them All- Interaction of Payment Networks

This panel will look at opening up payment services to make it easier for users. Banks and payment platforms are moving toward the holy grail of user interaction getting to the one click transaction. Is this a realistic goal and can it be achieved?

Cassie Craddock

Ripple | United Kingdom

Marek Fodor

Kantox | UK

Stage 2
14:20

20 min Solo Talk- Tech Stack for On-demand Industry

I will talk about the technology for an On-Demand Platform- Mapping the User Journey wherein we tried to identify the basic modules common to most on-demand services. These new technology-driven platforms have the capacity to increase the pool of potential services providers and sellers by leveraging networked technology to change how participants engage in a specific transaction.

Samar Singla

Jugnoo | India

Dublin City Council Stage
14:35

Game Changers in Mobility

Alternate models of sharing and reconfigured access to mobility are fundamentally disrupting the transportation paradigm in cities. While we look at changing the way we get around, it is important we also look at who has access to said transportation and where the gaps lie in governance and accessibility.

Matthew McCann

Access Earth | Ireland

Dublin City Council Stage
15:00

Conquering Data- The Journey to Customer Acquisition

From banking to biotech, retail to government, entertainment to marketing—every sector is changing in the face of abundant data. This panel will focusing on AI and how to use big data to create smart data driven content for better customer engagement, service, and retention/ acquisition.

Joe Borza

EnergyElephant | Dublin, Ireland

Dave O’Flanagan

Boxever | Ireland

Didem Un Ates

Microsoft | United Kingdom

Stage 2
15:20

20 min Solo Talk-Open health platform – Disruption is coming from the connected “consumer”

Lifestyle and your medical conditions are connected and are individual. Understanding and applying the health and lifestyle information to you, is empowering you to actively shape your health

Christian Rebernik

Vivy GmbH | Berlin, Germany

Dublin City Council Stage
15:35

New Funding Frontier

Funding used to be the sole proprietor of Investment firms and Venture Capitalists. Not any more. Today we have ICOs running riot with Crowdfunding and non traditional investment firms seeing a different way to invest in teams. What is the new Status Quo and who will survive this shakeup?

Filipe Castro

UTRUST | Zurich, Switzerland

Bernard Moon

SparkLabs Group | United States

Stage 2
15:45

30 min Panel Discussion

Dublin City Council Stage
16:00

Challenger Pitch Battle Finale

One winner from each round will go through to our Finale on our Main Stage which will be broadcast Live before our closing event. The Judges' decision is final!

John Staunton

Countr POS

16:35
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