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DBS students assist in UXDX Conference


DBS Event Management students Zara Hynes, Brendan Reid, Jessica Slevin and European Semester Abroad student Jana Elaine Müller (with Hochschule Bonn-Rhein-Sieg); recently assisted in the delivery of the UXDX Conference. The conference brings together UX (user experience), UI (user interface), design, development and product to “shift from projects to cross functional product teams.


Students representing DBS actively partook in the event and recant having a thoroughly enjoyable and educational experience.  One such student; Brendan Reid from AIB, was invited to join as a panellist. (image attached)


DBS Event Management Lecturer Emma Olohan was beaming with pride when speaking of her students’ efforts during recent months “DBS Event Management students are moving as fast with the times as industry are immersing themselves, playing a key role in high profile events that have gone virtual this year including Web Summit, Working World 2021& beyond, and Pendulum”.


“Good news to share of students jumping into live work experience during the challenging virtual transformations facing the global live events industry. The full-time and part-time students have these opportunities organised for them by faculty members; something DBS stands out for and can be proud of” she added. 


UXDX Conference is an Irish owned company that has experienced steady growth since its founding in 2018, enjoying a large global following with thousands of followers on LinkedIn alone. Events are held across Europe and Scandinavia each year, attracting innovative thinkers working in technology. 

UXDX Europe 2020 helps teams shift from working in projects, delivering outputs, to working in product teams, building products that deliver on business outcomes and the team can be proud of. The company strives to increase effective, efficient output whilst reducing wasted resources and goal-orientated inefficient segregated team practice and. This is succinctly captured in their tagline ‘Build the right product, faster, together.’