Belfast’s major tech firms get behind EmTech Europe conference

  • Seven Northern Ireland tech firms have signed up to be the 'Bright Future Partners' of the EmTech Europe conference.

    Kicking off its three-year series in Belfast on 1 and 2 July, EmTech Europe will explore the technologies at play in a world undergoing rapid digital transformation.

    The two-day conference is set to unite CEOs, researchers and policymakers at the forefront of technology.

    Local firms with expertise in Cybersecurity, Connected Health, Digital Transformation and Financial Services have now thrown their weight behind the event.

    EmTech Europe will be supported by Aflac Northern Ireland, Bazaarvoice, Liberty IT, Unosquare, Rapid 7, Neueda and KPMG.

    Together, the sponsors represent the calibre of Belfast’s tech sector and reputation as one of Europe’s most promising innovative hubs.

    Bringing specialist knowledge in cloud engineering, software development, cognitive technology and digital transformation, the sponsors employ hundreds of tech professionals in Northern Ireland and have a global footprint that spans Dublin, New York and Japan.

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    Brendan Monaghan, Executive Chairman of Neueda said: “As a Belfast born company, it is fantastic to see EmTech Europe come to our city.

    "Over the past decade, we have seen a real boost in talent and expertise in our tech sector, and it is right that this is being acknowledged by a global commodity such as the MIT Technology Review," he continued. 

    "We are proud to be joining with the rest of the tech ecosystem here to support EmTech Europe and play our role in advancing the technology frontier.”

    Roisin Hughes, Vice President of Human Resource at Unosquare added: “EmTech Europe is a fantastic opportunity for the best and brightest in Belfast to showcase what the city has to offer the international technology market.

    “From establishing an office in Belfast in 2017, Unosquare has been confident in the city’s ability in the tech space. EmTech Europe only further cements Belfast as a top region for tech entrepreneurship and talent, which will further bring investment and excitement into the city. We are thrilled to be a part of the EmTech Europe journey this year.

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    EmTech Europe 2021- Forging a Brighter Future will explore the themes of A Sustainable Future; An Intelligent Future; and A Healthy Future.

    It is supported by Belfast City Council and Invest NI and will take place virtually in July 2021 before returning to Belfast in 2022 and 2023.

    To find out more and register for the virtual two-day conference which takes place on 1 and 2 July, visit:

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