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EVENT REVIEW: IP Expo grows attendance by 30%

The event, which ran in April, saw over 6,000 visitors across the two days at Manchester Central

IP EXPO Manchester has further cemented its place as a must attend IT event with a 30% growth in attendance.

The event, which ran in April, saw over 6,000 visitors across the two days at Manchester Central who were treated to 104 unique seminar sessions and more than 100 exhibitors.

Designed to guide those looking to find out how the latest IT innovations can drive their business forward, IP EXPO Manchester 2017 provided delegates with seminar content across six high-growth technology sectors all under one roof.

What we learnt from the FBI's former most wanted hacker, Kevin Mitnick

Day One of the free-to-attend event opened with a keynote speech from Kevin Mitnick, the world’s most famous hacker who formerly took the top spot on the FBI’s Most Wanted list.

Mitnick spoke in front a packed audience, educating them on the realities of the cyber security landscape.

Speaking about why visitors should attend the event more broadly, Mitnick said: “You’re going to get a lot of valuable information from people who deal with these issues head-on on a daily basis.”

Other high-profile seminars included from Mike Hobday of IBM Watson on the future and AI; James Akrigg of Microsoft, on today’s challenging business environments; Matt McNeill of Google, on how Google are building for the future; and a panel discussion on the future of IoT.

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Source: Manchester Evening News

Topics: Google, England, business environments, cyber security, FBI, IBM Watson, IoT, James Akrigg, keynote speaker, Manchester, Manchester Central, Microsoft, IP Expo, IT innovations, Mike Hobday, AI, Kevin Mitnick, Matt McNeill

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