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28th & 29th September 2021

Since 2013, Digital DNA has established itself as the biggest tech event in Northern Ireland and is BACK in person and online for 2021 on Tuesday 28 & Wednesday 29 September.

The unique 2-day conference will bring together the regions leading tech talent, investors, multinational and indigenous companies as well as those genuinely interested in the world of technology and the impact it has on us all.

As a partner of Digital DNA 2021, we're delighted to announce 4 thought provoking talks by Allstaters.

Tobin Craig,Cyberfraud.

Tuesday 28th September 2021
11:15 (Main Stage)

'Open Source Intelligence Gathering As An Investigative And A Preventative Tool'

by Tobin Craig, Cyberfraud Lead,
Sr. Manager, Fraud Investigations

Open Source Intelligence Gathering (OSINT) is a common investigative technique used to identify people. Learn how OSINT was used to identify an individual from a single toll free phone number and explore how OSINT can be used as a preventative tool to address potential data leaks, and reduce fraud risk.

Tuesday 28th September 2021
14:00 (Stage 2)

'All smoke and mirrors? Exploring attitudes toward the Covid19 Vaccine on Social Media'

by Deborah Hunter, Data Modeler & SarahLawrence, Research Analyst

Personalized content on social media is increasingly producing a distorted picture of public opinion. This is because the effort to provide users with desirable content has diminished our exposure to different views and information. Using sentiment analysis this study attempted to disentangle twitter users attitudes toward to Covid-19 Vaccine.

Deborah Hunter and Sarah Lawerence
Suzi Murtagh and Ross Eley.

Wednesday 29th September 2021
11:00 (Main Stage)

'Simplifying complexity is hard work!'

by Suzi Murtagh, Director Claims Tech Solutions & Ross Eley, Director Of Engineering For Claims Technology Solutions

Ross Eley and Suzi Murtagh Directors in Claims at Allstate Northern Ireland share their journey on how they are bringing "Digital Transformation" to a 90-year-old company steeped in processes and history. They will share their experiences (good and bad!) of opening up their digital front door for their customers to file a Claim.

Wednesday 29th September 2021
14:30 (Stage 2)

'The Impact Of AI And ML On The Future Of Insurance'

by Peter McCrystal, Machine Learning Engineer, & panel

AI and ML are having a profound impact on every industry in today's world and insurance is no different. In this panel, a vision for the future of insurance, shaped by AI, will be discussed along with the benefits and possible challenges this will present. The panel will include engineers, on the front line of development, who will explore the role of recent innovations in insurance.

Peter McCrystal