The Dublin Tech Summit kicked off today at the Convention Centre and over 10,000 people are expected to attend the event over two days.
Members of the tech community will flock together to collaborate, innovate and find out the latest developments in the industry.
To celebrate the occasion, we put together a list of tech journalists you should follow on Twitter. Over 50 media outlets from around the world will be covering the event, among them are The Wall Street Journal, Bloomberg, Forbes and the Huffington Post, and of course our own Sunday Business Post, RTE, Newstalk, Irish Times and the Irish Independent.
These five are just a few of the tech journalists that will be at the summit, but they caught our eye, because they are already tweeting about it. So if you didn’t get a ticket for to the Dublin Tech Summit yourself, you can stay up to date with what’s happening by following them.
The schedule is jam packed with interesting speakers, one of which is an interactive robot, so we expect there will be some noteworthy tweets.
Will Goodbody – RTE News
Will Goodbody is the science and technology correspondent for RTE News and Current Affairs. RTE is streaming the Dublin Tech Summit live, but for Twitter updates, you can follow his account.
You can watch a live stream of the main stage from the @DubTechSummit on the RTE website https://t.co/y2bTPiwo1G
— Will Goodbody (@willgoodbody) February 15, 2017
Ciaran O’Byrne – RTE Drivetime
Ciaran O’Byrne is a producer on RTE Radio 1’s Drivetime; he is also a technology reviewer and enthusiast. Give him a follow to see what he’s up to at the tech summit or to see what he thinks of the latest technological inventions.
Who needs the return of the #Nokia3310 when you've got this?! @drivetimerte #dublintechsummit pic.twitter.com/RdPEXnIN0R
— Ciaran O'Byrne (@DrivetimeTech) February 15, 2017
Jessica Kelly – Newstalk
Jessica Kelly is Newstalk’s technology correspondent. She provides content for both their radio programmes and website. She also contributes to the Sunday Business Post.
She is one of many attendees representing women in tech. This year the organisers of the Dublin Tech Summit provided significantly discounted tickets to women in an effort to promote diversity. They seem to have succeeded as, according to the organisers, almost half of ticket holders are female.
You know it's a tech conference when… pic.twitter.com/jYHZrUx7qS
— Jess Kelly 👩🏻💻 (@jesskellynt) February 15, 2017
Oisin has over 21 years experience working in technology and the media.
He is currently part of the market development team at OpenMarket, but he also contributes to The Guardian and Digital Doughnut. He will be speaking at the tech summit, but will most likely be tweeting along the way too.
Wise words from the laptop sticker of fashion tech speaker @aimoir at #DTS – #ZalandoDublin #ZalandoIreland pic.twitter.com/Wzqo6ExqR4
— Oisín Lunny | Event MC | Journo | Tech Evangelist (@oisinlunny) February 15, 2017
Amanda Connolly – Newstalk
Amanda Connolly is the digital editor at Newstalk and she has a passion for all things tech.
She previously wrote about technology at The Next Web and has plenty of experience with tech conferences having previously worked on press for the Web Summit. In 2013, while writing for DIT’s student news website, she also managed to secure the only Irish interview with the late, great New York Times reporter David Carr while he was in town for the Web Summit.
For Dublin Tech Summit, she will be giving two talks too, but you can catch up with her in between on Twitter.
The real question of the day: Is it 'data' or 'day-ta'? I know I will be crucified for this later 🙈🙈🙈 #DTS
— Amanda Connolly (@tweets_amanda) February 15, 2017
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