#cong16 Draft Running Order
Since its inception in 2013 Congregation has expanded into a three day festival of talks, exhibitions and fostering of deep connections.
Expect changes but the draft agenda is below.
Friday 25th November
‘Past Meets the Future’ in the Ashford Castle’s private cinema (max 35).
Kickstarting this year’s Congregation will be an evening of talks, movies and exhibitions of the convergence of rich past with the future through the use of technology. Featuring a selection of historians, archaeologists and technologists this evening will dig deep into story telling through technology with technologies from DNA testing, virtual and augmented reality, virtual worlds and 3D mapping.
7.00pm Arrival in Ashford Castle. Oculus Rift demos
8.00pm Presentations begin.
Saturday 26th November.
Congregation Unconference. 7 Venues in Cong Village
9.00am Registration in Ryan’s Hotel
10.00am Opening Address and Orientation by Eoin Kennedy.
10.30am-11.30am Session 1 - Various Venues
12.00pm-1.00pm Session 2
2.00pm-3.00pm Session 3
3.30pm-4.30pm Session 4
4.40pm Final address and group photo at Cong Cross
5.00pm Drinks in Ryan’s Hotel
7.00pm Dinner in Pat Cohan’s
9.00pm-late Lydons, Ryans and Danaghers
Sunday 27th November
Guided Archaeology Tour
10.00am Meeting in Cong Church Car Park
Guided archaeology bus tour of cairns, standing stones, follies and more.
2.00pm Congregation ends