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Industry Day – Information Juggernaut

Monday 7th November,
The Aula Maxima, The Quadrangle,
National University of Ireland, Galway

Press release available here

The inventor of the Web meets the biggest thing on the web
…to talk about the next big thing on the web

"Leverage new revolutionary information systems to provide dynamic services to customers and suppliers right across the value chain."

Sir Tim Berners Lee, - the inventor of the World Wide Web and John Herlihy, Google's European Online Director are among the line up heading this unique "invitation only" event aimed to inform blue chip CEO's about the future of the web and how it's going to impact their business.

The Information Juggernaut will show you how advances in information
technology will have commercial applications across the complete business spectrum. This next generation Internet technology - called the Semantic Web - will have a major technological and commercial impact on the following areas

  • High volume transaction environments
  • Extended supply chains
  • Regulatory compliance & control

These applications will lead to improvements in

  • Customer acquisition and retention strategies
  • Operational flexibility and efficiency
  • Improved ROI across the extended enterprise

The full panel includes

Sir Tim Berners Lee [bio. here] (Inventor of the World Wide Web) and Director of the World Wide Web Consortium (Cambridge, Ma)

John Herlihy, [bio. here] Director of Online Sales & Operations, Google Europe (Dublin).

William Stangel, [bio. here] Senior Vice President, Fidelity Investments (Boston) The largest mutual fund managers in the world

Patrick Gannon, [bio. here] CEO, OASIS (Boston) OASIS is the international ebusiness standards body

Liam Ó Móráin, [bio. here] DERI (Galway) - the largest research organisation in the world developing semantic technology



12. 30   Hot Lunch
1. 45   Welcome address and Speakers (including coffee break)
4. 15   Panel Session - Chair Prof Roy Green, Vice-President Research, NUI Galway (includes IDA Ireland, & EI)
5. 00   Reception from NUI Galway & President's Address

The Information Juggernaut is sponsored by
Enterprise Ireland and IDA Ireland

For further information, please contact
Brian Cummins at, ph 091-495180



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