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Winning by Design

I was recently consulted by the Expert Group of Future Skill Needs on the development of the Winning by Design is a report. This new Government report focusses on the design skill requirements for firms to be innovative and competitive in global markets. More>>

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Oct 0
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Why the future for the Irish economy must involve design

Opinion: ahead of The Future festival in Dublin next week, an assessment of the importance of design and creativity to the Irish economy   The Future is a new event celebrating the role that creative innovators play in design, media and culture. Taking place at Dublin’s RDS on November 3 and 4, The Future will look […]

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Oct 1
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Design Thinking Seminar

Con Kennedy will host a seminar on Design Thinking as part of Designfest on Thursday, November 3rd in LIT Clonmel. More>>

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Irish Academy of Management Conference Paper

Con Kennedy will be the first design practitioner to present a paper at the Irish Academy of Management annual conference in the Michael Smurfit Graduate Business School at University College Dublin. The research paper discusses entrepreneurship in design, various business models and their relevance to the sector. More>>

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Aug 0
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UXDX Conference Interview

Con Kennedy was interviewed by Catherine Madden from the UXDX conference. We discussed product teamwork and collaboration, along with my thoughts on what the future of design will be, where the industry is headed, and my research contribution to the Irish Government’s Policy Framework for Design in Enterprise in Ireland.

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UX Ireland

UX Ireland has invited Con Kennedy to join the reviewing panel for their upcoming conference in Dublin. More>>

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Expert Group on Future Skills Needs

Con Kennedy has been asked to consult with the Expert Group on Future Skills Needs on their up-coming report into skill the skill requiremnts of the design sector in Ireland.

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Iterations: Issue 3

Issue three of Iterations: Journal and Practice Review has just been published. Con Kennedy is the Design Editor, Reviewer and Co-Founder. More>>

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IDI AGM

Con Kennedy will be speaking at the Institute of Designers in Ireland Annual General Meeting and will present the research findings that contributed to the Irish Government’s Policy Framework for Enterprise in Ireland. More>>

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Policy Framework for Design In Enterprise Launch

The Department of Enterprise Innovation and Jobs has launched the Policy Framework for Design In Enterprise in Ireland. This is the first Irish Government policy on Irish design since the Design in Ireland Report (also known as the Scandinavian Report) in 1962. Con Kennedy was a member of the Steering Committee overseeing and guiding the […]

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