Conference Venues

Dublin Workshops 31st October: University College Dublin, Newstead Campus, Dublin 4

Dublin Conference: 1-2 November: University College Dublin, Newstead Campus, Dublin 4

The conference will be held at University College Dublin, located just four kilometres from the city centre. This modern campus, surrounded by attractive landscaped gardens, is an ideal location for this conference. The campus is a one-stop conference location with the meeting facilities being complemented by well-appointed residential accommodation and first-class banqueting and hospitality services. The attractions of the city and main transport hubs are easily accessible with buses running constantly between the university and the city centre. Wireless internet is available throughout the conference space in UCD.


Belfast Conference & Workshops: 3-4 November: University of Ulster School of Art

Creative and inspiring, Belfast School of Art is a world leading art school that makes a significant contribution to contemporary art and design both at home and abroad. their students produce innovative work in a dynamic studio-led environment, supported by the very latest technology and staff who are research-active and passionate about their subjects.

Their lecturers and professors are practising artists and designers who are actively involved in research as well as teaching. Much of their work is independently recognised as world leading. The school draws on its international networks, bringing important figures in the world of art and design to Belfast to work with our students.

Art and design practice has a long and rich history in Belfast and the school was established in 1849, making it the oldest in Ulster University. Since then provision has grown and thrived and today the school is one of the leading providers of art and design education in the UK and the largest on the island of Ireland. They provide a centre of excellence and an environment for innovation, creativity and energy.

They have recently moved to a new state of the art building in Belfast city centre, which is located in the Cathedral Quarter, an area that is known for its vibrancy, where the University plays a central role in the creative and cultural life of the city.