Brendan Jennings to speak at Creative Identities

CONNECT Principal Investigator Dr Brendan Jennings will speak at a free public event in the Garter Lane Arts Centre in Waterford city on Tuesday, 14 November at 7.30pm.

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The event will explore how digital innovation can contribute to the  cultural identity of a city and contribute to the “creative energy between people, workplaces and social spaces”.

In particular, Brendan will discuss how the Internet of Things, a major focus of CONNECT’s research agenda, is rapidly changing how we interact in the digital realm. He will also explain how some of the technologies and test-beds developed by CONNECT researchers could help the development of innovative digital solutions in Waterford.

It is the second of three public forum events organised by the Creativity and Culture Research Group in Waterford Institute of Technology and the Garter Lane Arts Centre.

CONNECT is the world leading Science Foundation Ireland Research Centre for Future Networks and Communications. CONNECT is funded under the Science Foundation Ireland Research Centres Programme and is co-funded under the European Regional Development Fund. We engage with over 35 companies including large multinationals, SMEs and start-ups. CONNECT brings together world-class expertise from ten Irish academic institutes to create a one-stop-shop for telecommunications research, development and innovation.


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