Expo Schedule

April 4th, 2017

eCommerce Expo Ireland

Tuesday, April 04


Schedule Subject to Change.

This timetable is subject to change as we near our event and finalize speakers and times. So to avoid missing any talks we heavily advise checking back regularly up until the day of the event.

08:00 | Networking

Morning Coffee & Tea

Rob Curran

08:40 | Kick-Off

Rob Curran will provide an introduction and overview of the day’s lineup and talking eCommerce – Making it work by seeing the big picture

Ciaran Crean

09:00 | Scaling eCommerce Through the P&L

Ciaran Crean is the Chief Executive Officer and Co-founder of award winning automotive parts and accessories website MicksGarage.com.

Eric Horgan

09:30 | The Internet of Things

Eric is Elavon Ireland’s Country Manager. Prior to this he developed Elavon’s European Ecommerce Strategy.

Niall Coakley

10:00 | Getting online with Google Shopping in Ireland

Niall is a Senior Account Manager in the Ireland GMS(Google Marketing Solutions) team at Google having joined the company over three years ago.

10:40 | Networking

Coffee & Tea Break

Ian Kennedy & Shane Kinahan

11:00 | How To Turn Customers Into Advocates Using Trustpilot

Find out how Ian and Shane from Blue Insurance have improved their brand reputation and increased conversion using online reviews.

Paul Dunne

11:30 | Understanding Online Payments

Paul Dunne is head of Business Markets for Realex Payments, a division of Global Payments Inc., and one of Europe’s leading providers of ecommerce payment solutions.

Dave McEvoy

12:00 | Cracking the eCommerce puzzle for Small Business

Dave McEvoy is Director and founder of Dmac Media Ltd. Dave has been involved in the Design industry since 2004.

Paul Toomey

12:30 | eCommerce: Your Path to Global Growth

DHL Express Ireland was established in 1979 and exports to over 220 countries and territories around the world with pre-12 o’clock delivery to over 85% of Europe as standard.

13:00 | Buffet Lunch

45min lunch break & networking

Mark Lilley

13:45 | The Power of Site Search to Increase Conversions

Mark Lilley is the former Head of Ecommerce at Chain Reaction Cycles, the world’s largest online bike store.

John Tuohy

14:30 | The Emerald Aisle

John Tuohy is the co-founder and CEO of Nightline, Ireland’s leading independent delivery company.

Hannu Vangsgaard

15:15 | 10 Important Lessons going from traditional Retail to Omnichannel

In his presentation Hannu will talk about some of the most important and painful learnings from Denmarks’s biggest retailer’s omnichannel journey. He will share his unfiltered views on some of the biggest issues when brick and mortar retailers go omnichannel.

16:00 | Networking

Coffee & Tea Break

Gordon Newman

16:20 | The 5 most important things we learned in the last 5 years.

Life Style Sports is Ireland’s largest sports retailers and one of our most loved brands, with 64 stores nationwide and an online store which launched in 2012.

Q & A

17:00 | CEO & Expert Round Table

CEO and Expert Round Table with Questions & Answers

17:30 | Bingo Prize Draw