Exploiting the Potential of IT – A Monaghan Perspective

Exploiting the Potential of IT – A Monaghan Perspective

Monaghan County Council in conjunction with Monaghan IT Forum, will hold a half day conference “Exploiting the Potential of IT – A Monaghan Perspective” on the 9th of May, at the Glencarn Hotel, Castleblayney, Co Monaghan 9.30am to 1.30pm

The focus of this Conference is to demonstrate the importance of IT to businesses in County Monaghan through successful company case studies. The conference will also highlight the availability of broadband in the County and request feedback on future broadband developments in the County. Minister of State for the NewEra Project, Fergus O’Dowd,TD will launch the conference.

The conference is free to attend & open to all businesses in Monaghan. This conference may also be of interest to IT suppliers and other interested parties. All registrants who attend on the day will be entered into a draw for an iPad.
Registration is available by completing registration at or by contacting Kim McKenna at or 047 73719.

If you are an IT company from or working in Monaghan and are interested in having a stand contact Kim McKenna at, stands are free of charge.

Conference Schedule
9.00-9.30 Tea/ Coffee & Registration
9.30 Welcome by County Development Board Chairman, Cllr. Pat Treanor
9.45 Opening speech & launch – Minister Fergus O’Dowd, Dept. of Communications, Energy & Natural Resources will launch  Monaghan Tourism/ Heritage APP &
10.30 Speaker – Martin O’Brien, CEO, Monaghan VEC
11.00 Break
11.15 Speaker – Andrew Shortt, Castlecool
11.35 Speaker –  Seamus Treanor, Astec P.O.S Ltd.
11.50 Q & A / Result of iPad draw
12.15 Concluding remarks by Adge King, Director of Services, Monaghan County Council
12.30 Lunch

Conference will be chaired by Claire Cunningham, Chairperson of the IT Forum & Director of Aura Internet

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