Watch Back – iKon Design Conference

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Europe Direct Waterford was delighted to host the ikon Design Conference and SETU Design Degree Showcase in The Hub at Central Library on Wednesday 25th May. 

Watch the Conference Back: 

iKon was a student-led Design Conference with the theme of Design Identity and Creativity. We were delighted to welcome four design education and industry speakers:

• Prof Brenda Murphy, Malta University -Design Thinking
• Kim Makensie Doyle, Big Ideas- Creativity and innovation
• Sarah Bowie, Illustrator/Designer/Educator
• Gerard Whelan, Creative Director and MD Brandcentral, Dublin-Copenhagen

The conference was live streamed from The Hub, Central Library on Wednesday 25th May from 11am – 1:20pm.

The conference is a partnership between SETU, Waterford Libraries and Europe Direct Waterford and is made possible with support from the SETU Growth Hub and Creative Waterford.

This is a free event and open to all.

The New European Bauhaus is a creative and interdisciplinary initiative that connects the European Green Deal to our living spaces and experiences.

The online conference was followed by the opening of the BA (H) Design (Visual Communication) Final Year Degree Showcase from SETU at 6:30pm in The Index Gallery, Central Library. The exhibition was officially opened by The Mayor of Waterford Cllr. Joe Kelly. 

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