GASP! The Business of Digital Storytelling. Creative Industry Conference, Limerick

GASP! The Business of Digital Storytelling. Creative Industry Conference, Limerick 30th & 31st March 2023

28 March

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GASP! The Business of Digital Storytelling, takes place in Limerick city on the 30th and 31st March 2023. This creative industry conference gets under the hood of the business of telling stories creatively in a digital world. Located in-person in Limerick, on Ireland’s Western corridor, the conference celebrates an international growth industry that embraces creativity and digital technology.

The curated in-person event includes speakers, panel talks, and presentations on Thursday 30th March. With a Student Salon du Chat conversation installation and BYOL music event on Friday 31st March. The conference is suitable for creative professionals across the industries of design, media production, communications, web development, marketing and digitisation. The Student Salon du Chat is designed for students studying creative programmes and courses.

Storytelling is fundamental to the human condition. What tools do we need to safeguard the storytelling of the future?

During the conference guests and speakers will investigate the convergence of creativity and technology, they will explore digital platforms and look at the evolution and future of content creation, they will examine open source opportunities, and will assess accessibility and inclusivity in an online world.

There is so much in store for you at GASP! Check out some of the highlights below:

  • Nora Twomey from Cartoon Saloon – Academy Award and Golden Globe-nominated director, Nora Twomey, will be giving a presentation about her career and her experience in the animation industry. She’ll also be available for a Q&A session, so come prepared with questions. Learn more
  • GASP! Drinks Reception Hosted by IDI and Design Skillnet – Your GASP! ticket also gives you access to a Drinks Reception hosted by IDI and Design Skillnet after our event. This is your chance to connect and socialise with the most creative and brilliant minds in the industry, share ideas, and maybe even hatch out a new project together. Learn more
  • BYOL at GASP! – Piquant’s Lunchtime Gig Series comes to GASP! One of Cork’s most exciting bands, I Dreamed I Dream, will be joining us for BYOL. Pack your favourite sandwich, salad or whatever tickles your taste buds, and join us at Friday March 31st at 1 pm for an unforgettable performance. Learn more

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Instigated by Piquant, a full-service creative agency based in Limerick city, the conference partners include Limerick City & County Council, the Institute of Designers IrelandDesign Skillnet, Creative Futures Academy, Technological University of the Shannon, FactoryXChange and TUS Limerick School of Art and Design.