‘Making Stuff up for a LIving’ – Oisín McGann , Refresh Boyne Talk

‘Making Stuff Up for a Living’ – Oisin Mc Gann Born in Dublin, Oisín McGann spent his childhood there and in Drogheda, County Louth where he studied at St.Olivers Community College. Refresh Boyne and The Mill are delighted to have him back in Drogheda for this talk. He studied at Ballyfermot Senior College and Dun … Continue reading “‘Making Stuff up for a LIving’ – Oisín McGann , Refresh Boyne Talk”

Opportunities in Blockchain – SCM/Logistics and Start-ups

We are hosting another joint Refresh Boyne/ M1 Payments Corridor event in The Mill in June and are delighted to have Conor Nolan as a guest speaker on the night. Conor is  24 year-old psychology graduate from Termonfeckin, Co.Louth, with a background in start-ups. Blockchain stands to revolutionise communication and transaction recordation, in his Refresh Boyne … Continue reading “Opportunities in Blockchain – SCM/Logistics and Start-ups”

Future of Artificial Intelligence for Financial Services

What exactly is Artificial Intelligence(AI) and how can it be used in a financial services context? The financial world stands on the edge of a technological revolution that will fundamentally alter the way people use financial services. The explosion of data in the financial sector has made it difficult (almost impossible) to analyse, without automated … Continue reading “Future of Artificial Intelligence for Financial Services”

“Turning impossible into inevitable” with Bill Liao

Bill Liao is General Partner at SOSV, supporting, mentoring and investing in companies and startups at all stages of growth. Runs RebelBio in Europe, focusing on entrepreneurs building technologies in or around the field of synthetic biology. Co-founder of CoderDojo, a free global network formed to assist young people with learning computer programming, Bill also … Continue reading ““Turning impossible into inevitable” with Bill Liao”

International Design Expert, Brendan Kearns of ‘Billion Dollar Startup’ Invision visiting Drogheda

The latest Refresh Boyne event on June 29th saw a packed house at The Cross Pub in Drogheda listening to Brendan Kearns, an Australian Digital Product Designer, based in London, speaking on ‘Creating a Design Culture’. This continues Refresh Boyne’s strong track record of bringing leading creative and technical thinkers to the NorthEast region. For … Continue reading “International Design Expert, Brendan Kearns of ‘Billion Dollar Startup’ Invision visiting Drogheda”

Finding Ways to be Innovative and Creative

On Thursday, 17th November, Ron Immink will be referencing the best business books of 2016 to talk about how you can be more creative and innovative in 2017. He is a regular contributor on Newstalk radio, he does public speaking and his articles are regularly featured in the media. He blogs and tweets a lot (@orangemanta). Ron’s current activities … Continue reading “Finding Ways to be Innovative and Creative”

Why User Experience Design Fails

On Wednesday, 30th November, Patrick Mooney, UX Design Manager from Optum, will talk about user experience design. With over 17 years professional experience, rooted in a technical background, Patrick brings a different mind-set to what is considered a creative discipline. He recently joined Optum, a UnitedHealth Group company, to establish, grow and lead a new UX … Continue reading “Why User Experience Design Fails”

Mobile Apps – From Native to Hybrid App using Ionic framework

Mobile App Development – which do you choose Native or Hybrid? There are definitely advantages and disadvantages to both. People are generally sitting in one camp or the other and defend their camp strongly. This talk is about Mohammed’s Journey from Native to Hybrid App Development and is sure to be a hot topic and … Continue reading “Mobile Apps – From Native to Hybrid App using Ionic framework”

Refresh Boyne: “Digital Strategies” with Shane Breslin

On Wednesday, 25th May 2016, Shane Breslin paid a visit to The Mill to give a talk on digital strategies. Shane Breslin is a digital consultant with over 15 years experience in online content, digital strategy, and marketing communications. As past-Deputy Editor and Editor of Joe.ie, he helped to build it into one of the … Continue reading “Refresh Boyne: “Digital Strategies” with Shane Breslin”

‘Starting a podcast’ with Brian Connolly

On Monday, 21st March 2016, Brian Connolly, the producer of one of the leading podcast series in Ireland – An Irishman Abroad, gave an enjoyable talk as part of the Refresh Boyne series of events on how to start your own podcast. He shared some tips on: – Recording and editing a podcast – Deciding on … Continue reading “‘Starting a podcast’ with Brian Connolly”