Professor Lizbeth Goodman will be moderating the HCI track at Hopper Local / Dublin at Microsoft Ireland.
Speakers will be:
Grace Hughes, Senior Content Designer for Fjord at The Dock, Accenture’s R&D hub.
Genevieve Smith-Nunes, Lecturer in computing education & digital media at University of Roehampton.
Kathryn Parkes, Design Researcher and UX Designer currently working with Cisco.
Hopper Local / Dublin February 27, 2019 · 7:30 am – 7:00 pm
Hopper Local / Dublin is a one-day locally organized conference modeled after our Grace Hopper Celebration (GHC). This immersive event brings together women technologists at all levels – along with leading companies from industry, academia, and research – to build relationships, learn, and advance their careers. Hopper Local / Dublin is the inaugural event and will launch an AnitaB.org Local Community in Ireland.
General Registration – 199.00 EUR / all-day event
SAMRTlab’s Vinny Hyland will be on RTE 1 television at 4 o’clock Wednesday 13th of February
He will be meeting Maura and Dáithí on the RTÉ Today show Wednesday 13th Feb. Tune in around 4 pm. He will be talking wildlife and Derrynane amongst other things.
Vinny Hyland is founder eTrek Natural History in Derrynane, Caherdaniel, Co. Kerry.
which performs field research in marine coastal environments culminating in production and delivery of learning tools for outdoor environmental interpretation. In his role he physical delivers outdoor education to members of the public, children, students and teachers.
He has previously provided professional underwater Imaging creating the largest digital film archive of marine topside and underwater life in Ireland. Filming marine life above and below water.
He founded Ireland’s first online digital wildlife zine and full colour printed magazine published bi-monthly. He was the 2000 winner Best SME Website of the Year (Sunday Business Post – Irish Internet Awards), Winner Prix d’Europa Marketplace (Wild Ireland/RTE) and Winner PPA Best Consumer Specialist Magazine of the Year Award.
He previously held various positions at Microsoft.com worldwide for over a decade.
He works on augmented reality for interpreting the natural world. His Kenmare Bay Underwater project was the 1st High Definition film of Ireland’s underwater biodiversity. Concentrating on the Kenmare Bay special area of conservation it charts all marine life from Mega Fauna (whales, sharks, dolphins) to Plankton.
He is a graduate of the National University of Ireland, Galway – BSc (Geology) programme.
This month’s IDRC seminar is shared with Engineers Without Borders: see poster below.
The event takes place in Dublin this Thursday (31/01/19) evening from 18:30-19:30, at Engineers Ireland HQ, 22 Clyde Road, Dublin 4.
Tickets are free and available from the link below.
In order to share the excitement of the MIT Reality Virtually Hackathon, we created a VR meetup which happened on
Winners of Hackathon Categories,
Alessandro Dini , Chief Marketing Officer,
Wayray Jesse McCulloch, Program Manager, Microsoft Mixed Reality,
Dario Laverde, Senior Developer Evangelist, HTC
Lizbeth Goodman, Chair of Creative Technology Innovation, UCD
RAJ TIWARI, Worldwide Co-Chair, Future Direction’s Digital Reality Committee, IEEE
Scott W. Greenwald, Research Scientist at MIT Materials Research Laboratory
Mark Metry, Host of World’s Top 100 Podcast 🎧 Humans 2.0
Michael Barngrover, VR First Regional Enabler
Enablers of Tomorrow 2. Virtual Meetup – XR Innovation Landscape
Lizbeth Goodman met with Ross Smith (Global Program Manager, Skype for Good, Microsoft USA), Mark Applin of
22 November – UNICEF hosts keynote on Inclusive Design for Education by Professor Lizbeth Goodman in Serbia at the
two-day conference “Inclusive Education – a Way Forward in Serbia”: