Summit hops Irish Sea over Brexit fears

Uncertainty surrounding Britain’s future in the EU influenced the move

Emmet Ryan

Technology Correspondent @emmetjryan
8th May, 2016
Powerscourt Hotel in Wicklow will host a major annual software conference this month

A major annual software conference has moved to Ireland from Britain partially due to concerns over Brexit.

The Business of Software: Europe event, which takes place on May 16 and 17 in Wicklow’s Powerscourt Hotel, had previously been held in Cambridge.

The event’s organisers said the uncertainty surrounding Britain’s future in the EU, coupled with the culture of the software sector in Dublin, influenced the move.

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