Launching Local Enterprise Week 24 - Fearless AI: Transforming SME Challenges into Opportunities in 2024

Salesforce Tower Dublin, Spencer Place, North Wall Quay, Dublin 1, D01 W2Y3
09:45 - 12:45

Join LEO Dublin City @ Salesforce Tower for the Launch of Local Enterprise Week 2024. Minister Neale Richmond will be there to officially Launch Local Enterprise Week for us. We will have Mark Kelly Author and Founder of AI Ireland deliver an interactive presentation on how you the business owner/Manager can use AI today in your businesses. He will provide practical insights and tools for integrating AI into your operations, allowing you respond to challenges and turn them into opportunities. Our LEAN for Business Experts will also be there to answer any questions you might have.


LEW Launch 2024

Master of Ceremonies will be  Allyson English Co-Founder and Managing Director of Jigsaw Better for Business. Allyson is a seasoned professional with over 30 years of expertise in finance and management roles across diverse industries and she is renowned for her structured yet engaging approach, supporting clients to achieve their best.


09.45      Arrival/Registration/Refreshments 

10:10    MC Allyson English

 Alyson English Headshot

10.15    Welcome Minister Neale Richmond who will speak and officially Launch Local Enterprise Week 2024 for Dublin City

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10.25    Greg Swift, LEO Dublin City Head of Enterprise 

Greg Swift

10:35    Salesforce Executive

10.45    EEN (Enterprise Europe Network) Information    

10:50    Kasia Oelofse - Jigsaw Better for Business will discuss LEAN for Business and LEAN Consultants will be available throughout for individual fireside chats

Kasia Jigsaw headshot 

Kasia is a Lean and Six Sigma professional with over 15 years of experience in driving continuous improvement within global organizations. Currently serving as a Lean Management Coach at Jigsaw Better Business since April 2020, Kasia has led strategic initiatives, transformation programs, and process automation projects. Previously, she held key roles at Hertz Europe Service Center and The Coca-Cola Company, overseeing business transformation and operational excellence.

11.05    Networking and Refreshments 

11.30    Author and Founder of AI Ireland Mark Kelly will deliver a powerful and practical session "Fearless AI: Transforming SME Challenges into Opportunities in                2024. Leveraging AI for enhanced productivity. Taking back time to focus on other areas of your business or taking time for your family. 

mark Kelly Headshot 

Mark will talk about, Understanding AI and its relevance to Small Business, there will be an Interactive Segment looking at AI in Action.  He will discuss Strategies for Implementing AI, Overcoming Challenges, Mitigating Risks and what the Future of AI looks like for SME’s.

12:45  Finish