Gaia Dempsey

Gaia Dempsey

Co-Founder DAQRI

Biography

Gaia Dempsey is a creative strategist and pioneer in the field of augmented reality, driving the adoption of DAQRI’s augmented reality and holographic technologies worldwide. Gaia led DAQRI’s international expansion and opened DAQRI’s first European office in Dublin, Ireland. As Vice President of DAQRI Labs, Gaia is charged with spearheading the commercialization of global research and development initiatives, supporting M&A activity, and developing partnership opportunities.

Gaia previously served as DAQRI’s vice president of marketing, overseeing brand development and strategy. With extensive experience bringing products to market, she oversaw the launch of DAQRI’s major projects, including the DAQRI Smart Helmet, the world’s first professional-grade human machine interface for the enterprise.

For her work in Ireland, she was acknowledged by Irish America magazine in the Top 50 Power Women awards, which recognize the achievements of the most influential and innovative Irish and Irish American women across all fields. Prior to DAQRI, Gaia co-founded Demeter Interactive, a digital marketing and communications firm, where she provided marketing and strategy services to tech startups and companies focused on sustainability. Gaia received a Bachelor of Arts from New York University.

All session by Gaia Dempsey

Breakfast

08:00 AM

Gathering & Welcome Speech

by Jamie Hefford

09:00 AM

Getting back into the deliverables business

by George Burton

10:00 AM

Successful Marketing Strategy

by Carol Wood

12:30 PM

Lunch

01:30 PM

Predict the future with an old trick

by Cody Nesbit

03:00 PM

Closing Thoughts

06:00 PM

Topical/Industry Breakfasts

09:00 AM

Postcss: the future after Sass and Less

by Andrey Sitnik

10:00 AM

Stylish Slippy Maps: Creativity With Cartocss

by Aurelia Moser

12:00 PM

The Missing Slice

by Lea Verou

11:00 AM

Buffet Lunch

01:00 PM

Dragging WordPress Core Css Into The 2000s

by Michael Mifsud

02:00 PM

Workshops & Vote of Thanks

03:00 PM

Registration

09:00

Keynote

by Robert Scoble

10:00

Microsoft

by Ryan Mesches

11:00

Tea & Coffee Break

11:30

Immersive VR Education

by David Whelan

12:00

Panel – Supporting Irish VR Startups

by Nikki Lannen, David Whelan, Owen Harris, Chaired by Barry Downes

12:30

Lunch

13:00

Logitech

by Denis O'Keeffe

14:00

Irish Defence Forces

by Pat O'Connor & Niall Campion

14:30

Tea & Coffee Break

14:45

Panel – Making Ireland the VR/AR Capital of Europe

by Robert Scoble, Gaia Dempsey, Chaired by Derek Gallagher

15:00

DAQRI

by Gaia Dempsey

15:30

Closing Note

by Derek Gallagher

16:00

After Party – The Clayton Hotel

by Microsoft

20:00
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