This public lecture and workshop will be conducted by Dr. Nick Gant, Community 21 and the University of Brighton with colleagues, Joshua Barnes and Joe Palmer, and facilitated by Dr. Tim Collins, Dr. Nessa Cronin (Ómós Áite, Centre for Irish Studies) and Ann Lyons (Community Knowledge Initiative), NUI Galway.
Both events are free, but as numbers are limited it is necessary to book in advance. To book your place, please email Ann Lyons at: firstname.lastname@example.org on or before Friday 31st October 2014.
11.00am-12.30pm Public Lecture: Community Engagement: Mapping and Envisioning Projects
In this lecture Nick Gant will discuss his work in utilising a range of innovative, co-designed ‘digi-tools' for enabling sustainable neighbourhood planning.
12.30pm-1.00pm Walking Tour of exhibition Interpreting Landscape: Tim Robinson and the West of Ireland / Rianú Talún: Tim Robinson agus Iarthar na hÉireann, Hardiman Research Building, NUI Galway.
2.00pm-4.00pm Workshop: Technology Tools and Community Mapping
Participants will collaborate and use some of the fun and accessible technology tools to create an interactive, augmented map of animated community stories, ideas and issues for a vibrant community.