Furthr Festival 2022
Connecting Innovation, Sustainability and Technology
Convention Centre, Dublin
Fri 21 October 2022
Furthr Festival (formerly Futurescope) is back and in person on the 21st October 2022. Join 1,600 + of those most engaged in the tech and entrepreneurial ecosystems as they explore the business opportunities arising from transformative technologies and the big global challenges.
At Furthr Festival we will:
• Explore global challenges and the role of emerging tech in finding the solutions
• Put the spotlight on game changing innovation for sustainability and digital transformation
• Identify opportunities for business growth and success
• Support innovators and ambitious founders and facilitate ecosystem collaboration
Discover our last festival
FutureScope 2019 – A Look Back
What Is Furthr Festival?
1,600+ of those most active in the tech and entrepreneurial ecosystems will gather at FutureScope in the Convention Centre Dublin to explore the implications of emerging technologies.
Furthr Festival attracts innovators and innovation seekers. It aims to identify collaboration opportunities between start-ups, scale-ups, tech multinationals, innovative Irish enterprise, the research community and investors. A special emphasis is placed on purposeful networking and the creation of business and collaboration opportunities
Business leaders will share insights on the challenges coming down the track & how emerging technologies will impact on business and society. They will explore the market opportunities that will arise and the implications of disruption and innovation.
Who attends Furthr Festival?
Access to knowledge, investors & real market opportunities
FOR SCALING COMPANIES…
Access to funding & collaboration opportunities
FOR ESTABLISHED BUSINESSES…
Access to innovation, ideas & inspiration
The first speakers at this year’s Furthr Festival have been announced. Stay tuned as we release more in the run up to the event!
Future Generations Commissioner for Wales
CEO at Language of Leadership
CEO at Furthr
Senior Vice President of Global Human Experience, Work Human
CEO at SilverCloud Health
Managing Director at CrowdComms
Public Policy Manager, Ireland at Meta
Director of Communications and Policy at Skillnet Ireland
Director , Global Leadership Institute at Boston College
VP Producer at Epic Games
Founder of Immerse UK
Head of Research at Foundry
Independent XR Producer, Eirmersive
CEO at Factory 42
Head of production at Pink Kong Studios
CEO at Xavatar
CEO at TechIreland
Assistant Professor at University College Dublin
COO at Mersus Technologies
CEO at Skillnet Ireland
Managing Director at Sustineo
Experienced startup founder/CEO, startup community builder, coach and mentor
Managing Partner at Lira
CEO of Capventis
Prof. Kevin R. Powers
Founder and Director, MS in Cybersecurity Policy & Governance Programs, Boston College
The Big Topics
Artificial Intelligence | 5G | Virtual Worlds | Data Analytics | Smart Cities | IoT | Robotics | Quantum Computing | Drone Tech
Climate | Data | Energy | Sustainability | R&D | Digital Transformation | Cybersecurity | Changing Business Models
Harnessing emerging tech to transform industries & address societal challenges
Fundraising | Global expansion | Innovation | Talent | Collaboration
What you’ll do at Furthr Festival
Gain valuable insights through:
- 5 stages of great content
- Contribute to the conversation in deep-dive off-stage panels’
- Seek out collaboration opportunities
- Validate your business at The Investor’s Corner
- Immerse yourself in The Future of Tech Arcade
- Enjoy the hot lunch & post-event drinks
The One2Watch competition is open to entrepreneurs and start-ups from any sector whose business is beyond the concept stage, is revenue generating, is under four years since incorporation and has clear potential to scale.
The brightest and most innovative start-ups and entrepreneurs in the country will compete for the opportunity to present their business idea on the Furthr Festival stage were 1,600 of those most involved in Ireland’s tech and start-up ecosystem converge to explore business and collaboration opportunities arising from emerging technologies.
The winner will present with the biggest market opportunity and the most capable team to realise it. Entry to the competition is open to entrepreneurs and start-ups from any sector whose idea is beyond the concept stage and is under four years since incorporation.
Full criteria can be found on the application form and entry will open shortly. If you’re a start-up with a scalable business idea, you could be the Furthr One2Watch 2022 and win:
Discover some of our partners for the 2022 Furthr Festival.