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Launch of Tangent, Trinity's Ideas Workspace Programme of Events 18/19

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Regent House

Main Archway

Trinity College Dublin

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Trinity College Dublin, cordially has invited you to the official launch of Tangent, Trinity’s Ideas Workspace Programme of Events. This event will take place on Thursday 27th of September 2018 at 6pm sharp. The launch event will take place in Regent House (Main Archway, Trinity College Dublin) with guests comprising of students, faculty, staff and many of the startup community in Ireland.

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17.45-18.00 Arrival

18.15-18.20 OPENING ADDRESS by Dr. Patrick Prendergast | Provost & President of Trinity College Dublin

18.20-18.30 Tangent, Trinity's Ideas Workspace Dr. Diarmuid O'Brien | Chief Innovation & Entreprise Officer

18.30-1845 KEYNOTE SPEECH by Shay Garvey | Founding Partner of Frontline Ventures

Shay is a founding partner of Frontline Ventures and one of the most active and experienced early-stage technology investors in Europe.
Shay has had a wide and varied career - covering corporates (Exxon, Corning, McKinsey), startups (Glentara Foods, Irish Seafood Producers Group), and venture capital (Delta Partners, Frontline). In his career in venture, he has been part of teams that have raised eight funds, totalling a combined $500 million through 3 different economic cycles. Shay has invested in over 30 early-stage European tech companies and currently sits on the board of Qstream, Roomex, Linked Finance, AQMetrics, TravelNest and is an observer on the Finbourne Board.

Shay has engineering degrees from University College Dublin (BSc) and University of New Brunswick Canada (M Eng). He also has an MBA from the Harvard Business School.

Shay has long been interested in the convergence of startup culture and society, as well the internationalisation of companies and ideas. He is Chair of the Science Gallery Trinity College, as well as Genio (which manages the Social Reform Fund in Ireland). Both of these institutions are leaders in their sectors and are expanding globally.

18.44-19.15 PANEL DISCUSSION - “How does Innovation & Entrepreneurship prepare Trinity graduates for the future of work?”

The emergence of new technologies and new work practices are enabling a shift in how we engage and interact with our working life, along with how we collaborate with others. A panel will discuss why enabling student innovation and entrepreneurship is critical in supporting Trinity’s students to think differently, while preparing them for the future of working life.

Panel - Pierce Dargan - Chief Executive Officer - Equine MediRecord (Winner of Launchbox 2017) | Lizzy Hayashida - Co-Founder - Change Donation (Winner of Launchbox 2018) | Rob Daly – Senior Director of CPL | Tara Levins -Managing Director in Accenture’s Consulting Practice. She currently leads Future Workforce at Accenture in Ireland |

19.15-19.20 OVERVIEW of takeaways from the panel dicussion
19.20-19.25 CLOSING REMARKS by Dr. Diarmuid O'Brien | Chief Innovation & Enterprise Officer at Trinity College Dublin
19.25-20.30 NETWORKING & RECEPTION

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Regency House, Main Archway, Trinity College Dublin

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