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Sixth National Conference on Cloud Computing & Commerce to take place on April 15th

The Sixth National Conference on Cloud Computing & Commerce (NC4) will be held on Tuesday, April 11th, 2017. This Free-to-Attend National Conference is hosted by DCU Business School and IC4 (Irish Centre for Cloud Computing and Commerce) and brings together industry and academic experts to discuss how cloud technologies can address business problems and drive value.

InishTech are one of the founder members of IC4. You can find full conference information at

NC4 is a multi-track conference giving attendees a range of different presentations to choose from. Session topics on the day will include:

  • Cybersecurity
  • Innovating Cloud SMEs
  • The Internet of Things
  • High-Performance Computing in the Cloud
  • Next Generation Resource Management


The track sessions will be followed by an afternoon plenary from 16:00 – 17:30 which will be held in the Helix. The plenary will feature stand-out presentations from business leaders and industry experts sharing their insights into the future of everything; Money, Mobile, Health and the cloud that enables it.


Headline speakers include:

  • Alistair Croll – Author of “Lean Analytics” and Public Speaker with 20 years experience
  • Dr. Johnny Walker – CEO and Founder of Health Founders
  • David Erixon – Head of Digital and Customer Innovation at Ulster Bank

The Irish Centre for Cloud Computing and Commerce (IC4) is multi-institutional research centre located at Dublin City University. It was established in February 2012 by Dublin City University, University College Cork and Athlone Institute of Technology when it was awarded funding for the initial research programme for the Enterprise Ireland/IDA Cloud Computing Technology Centre.

The vision for the Cloud Computing Technology Centre is to be an internationally recognised industry-led centre of excellence for innovation and applied research, that accelerates the development and adoption of Cloud technology and show cases Ireland’s capabilities in this field.