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Science Week: Lightning Talks

  • Date(s)
    Thursday, 14 November 2019
  • Time(s)
    From 7:00 PM
  • Venue
    Tog Hackerspace, 22 Blackpitts, Dublin 8, D08 P3K4,

About the event

Science Week takes place this year from 10th till the 17th of November. Events are happening all over the country that ranges from workshops, site visits, lectures and everything in between.

The Young Engineers society are teaming up with Tog Hackerspace to host a night of lightning talks on Thursday the 14th of November from 7 pm. Each talk will last just 15 minutes where the speakers will talk about what they are passionate about. We will have a diverse range of topics with six speakers on the night.

Talk Titles and Speakers

1.  Are groundwater supplies reservoirs for Superbugs?  Speaker: Luisa Andrade

Description: A look at current levels of antibiotic-resistant bacteria in global groundwater supplies, potential factors driving it and why that represents an issue.

2.  Looking down on Marconi – Radio but not as he knew it! Speaker: Garry Keogh.

Description: Guilelmo Marconi was undoubtedly a pioneer in long-distance communications so only fitting that precisely 101 years after a historic first successful communication from Wales to Australia we celebrate his memory doing something amazing with radio. How we built an ultra-long-range IPV6 meshed network using rapidly evolving microcontroller-based IoT technology. The title is not as it seems! Follow Garry on Twitter @garrypkeogh

3.  Defense in depth an open source perspective on building cybersecurity infrastructure.
Speaker: Seb Dooris.

Description: A talk about how open source security tools and platforms can be brought together and used to build superior secure infrastructure. Follow Seb on Twitter @SebDooris

Speaker Name: Garreth Eccleston

Description: How aims to create an online community to support existing Hackerspaces and help them to grow.  Find out more on

More speakers to follow.


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