Conference schedule

21 Oct 2010

Digital Content and the Creative Economy schedule


8-8.30am: Registration

8.30-9.45am: Session 1

9.45-10.15am: Break

10.15-11.30am: Session 2

11.30-11.40am: Break

11.40am-1pm: Session 3

Session 1: Film, TV and Animation in a Digital World

Session chair:

Mark Deering, Director, Sky Ireland


Steve Carson, Director of programmes, RTÉ Television

Cathal Gaffney, Managing director, Brown Bag Films


Michael O’Keeffe, Chief executive, Broadcasting Authority of Ireland

David Collins, Managing director/producer, Samson Films/Accomplice Television

Larry Bass, Chief executive, Screentime ShinAwiL, Ireland and UK Ltd

Session 2: Online and Mobile Content

Session chair: 

Andrew Lowe, Director, Element Pictures and AF Chair


Karl Aherne, New business and innovation manger, Telefónica O2 Ireland

Mark Coan, Sales and marketing director, UPC Ireland

Sebastien Missoffe, Director for YouTube, EMEA Online Sales and Operations, Google


Damien Farrell, Creative director, Caboom

Múirne Laffan, Executive director, RTÉ Publishing

Session 3: Internationalising the Creative Economy

Session chair: 

James Morris, Chairman, Irish Film Board


Jane Kelly, Creative director, Big Mountain


John McColgan, Director, Riverdream

Liam Kavanagh, Managing director, The Irish Times