Digital West 2018 Digital Trends

Digital West

#digitalwest Event – 30th Jan 2018

Relive the moments from our Digital West Event.

Video created and edited by James Buckley, 3rd year Digital Media Student

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 Guest Speakers Videos 

Dr. Fergal Barry, GMIT President Opens the Event

Noreen Henry, Lecturer “Careers with a future” 

Shaun Barrett, Student “Working Remotely”     

Sarah Mulroe, Graduate “WeeveMedia”

Louise McDonnell, Facebook Marketing

“Maximising Organic Reach on Facebook in 2018”


Gerard Conway, Vodafone GDC Digital & Big Data Program Manager

“Digital Transformation”

    Fergal O’Connor, CEO & Founder “Buymedia”


Barry Hand “The Power of Segments”

Tony O Kelly, New Frontiers Programme

Digital West Panel Discussion


Remote Speakers

 Ross Bollinger, Animator

Living in Philadelphia, USA – Ross is a Freelance animator who creates videos for companies and spend the rest of the time working on web cartoons.  Ross’s YouTube channel called PENCILMATION has over 1.7 million subscribers so make sure you check his work below.

Video (2:18mins)


Ina O’Murchu Onlim, Digital Transformer through Social Media Technologies

Ina currently works as Digital Evangelist for Onlim an Austrian company that specializes in Automated Customer Communication via Social Media, Chatbots and Artificial Assistants. She will talk on the automation of digital media.

Video (6 mins)

Introduction to your Digital West Event in Irish 

Fergal O’Dowd, Lecturer

Digital West Event 

Díreofar an teagmhas fuinniúil saor in aisce seo ar threochtaí atá ag teacht chun cinn in earnáil na meán digiteach agus conas go gcuirfidh siad isteach ar chomhlachtaí agus ar an bpobal i gcoitinne i 2018 agus amach anseo.

Video (2:13 mins)