IrelandCon: Connecting Modern Ireland
November 1, 2018 | 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Playa Vista Campus
On Nov. 1, 2018, IrelandWeek 2018 and LMU's Irish Studies Program hosted a full day of programming celebrating creativity and innovation in technology, trade, culture, and entertainment. Global movers and shakers, as well as LMU faculty and students, convened at the Playa Vista campus to explore the cultural connections between Ireland and Silicon Beach.
Learn more about IrelandCon and IrelandWeek, including past and future events, at IrelandWeek.com.
IrelandCon, the conference component of IrelandWeek, featured a series of panel discussions and keynote speeches celebrating creativity and innovation across tech, trade, culture and entertainment.
Panel topics and presentations included:
The New World Order
Doing International Business in a rapidly changing environment; Discussion on GDPR/Privacy, Brexit, and International Trade
The Innovation Journey from Ireland to Los Angeles
Success stories and challenges facing Irish companies and executives navigating the US market
LA as a leader in International Trade - Think Big
Funding Expert's take on funding on the world stage
Disrupt, Scale, Globalize
How start-ups cultivate rapid success
Connecting Modern Ireland
An IrelandWeek success story - CWB's Joe Clarke on how IrelandWeek networking led to a 2018 success story
On Ireland's production tax incentives in the Film Industry
The growth of tv film production and the knock on effect on tourism and the economy; Keynote Interview: Where music meets Film and TV
Celebrating Creativity and Innovation; Women in Entertainment
Clearing the Hurdle: Successful women in Entertainment and their journeys
The official IrelandCon 2018 Program is available for download here.
Event Photo Gallery
Additional photos are available in the IrelandWeek 2018 photo gallery at IrelandWeek.com