The Conference 2019

A Review

The Main Event, Hosted at the Newly refurbished Kollider building (Formerly Castle House), was attended by 200 delegates. The event was free to attend and supported by several local companies including: Abbeydale Brewery, Northed, Kollider, Tamper Coffee to mention a few.

The event itself saw presentations by: 

  • Dr. Stephen Gibson a prominent multimedia educator from Canada, now based in Edinburgh;
  • Laura Smith, Co-founder of Slanted Theory an immersive technology and big data visualisation company based in Sheffield;
  • And Nick Crossland From Joi Polloi who are currently pioneering innovative uses of social media with live drama. Most recently Nick has worked on The Circle with Channel 4. 

The speakers we’re also supported by a panel debate which opened up topics around education and creative uses of technology.The speakers were supported by a tech expo, with demonstrations from the AMRC, theNational videogame Museum and Situate.io.

The main event was followed by a networking event at the National Videogame Museum and then onto a social at Kommune (The Newly opened food hall at Castle House)

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