The full line-up for 404, a major new Dublin tech event, was revealed today (03.10.17). Billed as the ultimate tech meetup, 404 will take place at the Royal Hospital Kilmainham this Saturday, 7th October 2017, from 10am to 5pm.
The event will bring together hundreds of technology professionals; leading tech companies; award-winning game designers; technology experts; and Ireland’s tech meet-up community.

 Programme highlights for 404 include:

  • Javascript DJs: a collective of artists performing through Javascript;
  • Cello Fortress: a live gaming + music performance by a cellist defending his fortress;
  • A Pythonista creating AI-generated poetry;
  • Tech for Good’s Digital Missing Maps;
  • IBM’s Hackable City;
  • DEEP by Owen Harris: a meditative VR game controlled by breathing;
  • Speakers from over 40 tech meetup groups;
  • 30 top technology companies;
  • Lots of interactive demos, including VR storytelling and the latest AR technology from Google, Tango.



Speaking in the leadup to 404, Jackie Slattery, event co-founder, said: “This is an event by techies for techies – it’s not about big brands making a commercial pitch; it’s about celebrating Ireland’s tech community and showcasing all that’s new in tech – in Ireland and further afield. 

It’s the Ultimate Tech Meetup, where attendees can network with their peers and talk to over 40 tech meet-up organisers.

 “Using the event app, attendees will be able to search the event database and plan advance meetings at the event, whether they want to meet like-minded techies, potential collaborators or their next employer.

 “In developing the programme, we’ve done extensive research and crowd-sourced content directly from the tech community, so we’ve created something authentic, different and community-driven. The line-up is incredibly exciting, with speakers and performers that are new to the Irish tech event scene.

 “At 404, you’ll get an opportunity to hear from leading Irish and international technology experts and to try out the latest AR/VR and gaming technologies. We’ll also have interactive tech performances and installations, a series of lightning talks and a great after-party, including a Javascript DJ, in the chapel of the Royal Hospital Kilmainham.”

Participating tech companies include Accenture, Aer Lingus, BearingPoint, CarTrawler, Demonware, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, IBM, Liferay, Nitro, Oath, Ocuco, Pivotal, Pramerica, Qualtrics, SIG, Version 1 and Ward, amongst others. 

 Further information and the full line-up for the event is available at www.404.ie.   

Written by Jim O Brien/CEO

CEO in the transport industry, mobile tech fan 20 years, mobile consultant, Nokia/Microsoft VIP, HTC Specialist, Multiple forum supporter with worldwide top rankings, I also work in the background in the mobile technology sector, weekly radio show, Featured on the RTE consumer show and Cavan TV.Award winning Technology reviewer and blogger.Part time actor and security professional and brutally honest when it comes to opinions.

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