Thursday 6th April
Letterkenny I.T. Donegal

WHEN
THE
ELEMENTS
COMBINE

DESIGN
INNOVATION
CREATIVITY
ENTERPRISE

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DICE is a conference which aims to spark a discussion on the value of creativity and design to both business and society.

SPEAKERS

PIRANHA BAR – Mark Shaw

Media Production / SFX / Animation

Mark is a past pupil of the LYIT and now works as an animator and motionographer in the Dublin based media production company Piranha Bar. Piranha Bar’s extensive facilities offers their clients post production services that include; high-end editing, finishing, motion graphics & cutting edge VFX. Their long list of clients inculde the likes of An Post, VHI, AIB, and many more.

piranhabar.ie

IBM DESIGN – Fred Raguillat

Design Thinking / Innovation / UX

Fred is the Head of Dublin Design Studio one of a global network of IBM Design’s cultural spaces built for collaboration, where designers learn, practice and share new ways of thinking about design. Fred will demonstrate the user-centered design approach through the IBM Design thinking framework. Showcasing how UX influences design, how it creates innovation and makes it into inventions.

ibm.com/design/

IRISH FILM BOARD

Film / TV

The IFB supports writers, directors and production companies across Irish filmmaking and the Irish film, television and the animation industry, by providing investment loans for the development, production and distribution of film, television and animation projects.

irishfilmboard.ie

THOMAS MC LAUGHLIN

Fashion Design with John Rocha

Thomas Mc Laughlin is a Fashion Design lecturer in the Lyit. He worked as an assistent to the world renowned fashion designer John Rocha, designing RTW womenswear, research and development on concept/silhouette, designing clothes, details, textiles, shoes and bags. He has also began his own company of cycling apparel called Tadáias.

tadaias.cc

ICAD

Advertising / Design

ICAD is made up of the best creatives in Ireland. They support creative excellence in Irish advertising and design and those working within the industry - to ‘foster, promote and reward creative excellence in Irish advertising and design’. They are best known for their annual awards but also run exhibitions, events, talks, offer learning opportunities and publish an awards book.

icad.ie

PAST SPEAKERS

  • SHINE NORTH
  • Film & TV
  • ANNIE ATKINS
  • Film Graphics
  • CHRISTOPHER MURPHY
  • Interaction Design
  • CORRINA ASKIN
  • Animation
  • BIG MOTIVE
  • Interaction Design
  • GERONIMO PRODUCTIONS
  • Animation
  • KEITH FINGLAS
  • Innovation
  • KIERAN NOLAN
  • Interaction Design
  • LISA KELLY
  • Graphic/Motion Design
  • MARGO HARKIN
  • Film & TV
  • POST
  • Graphic Design
  • STONE TWINS
  • Graphic Design
  • TOBY SCOTT
  • Innovation
  • KEVIN SEXTON
  • Enterprise
  • DOG EARS
  • Animation
  • OLIVER DUNCAN DOHERTY
  • Fashion & Costume Design
  • JAMES MORAN
  • Content Design for VR
  • MIKE GUCKIAN
  • Motion Graphics
  • MICHAEL TUNNY
  • Enterprise

Letterkenny I.T.
Letterkenny, Donegal

Contact: Nollaig Crombie
(Head of Department of Design & Creative Media)

Email: nollaig.crombie@lyit.ie