Speakers at the SEN Conference 2017

Prof Frank Lyons


Prof Frank LyonsProfessor Frank Lyons is Director of the Arts and Humanities Research Institute and Head of School of Creative Arts and Technologies at Ulster University.

Inclusive Creativity is a concept devised by Professor Frank Lyons at Ulster University in collaboration with key partners such as Share Music Sweden, Drake Music Project and Stravaganza, which aims to level the playing field in performance and composition for disabled musicians by developing new technologies and methodologies for their use.

Wayne Denner


Wayne DennerAuthor of 'The Student's Guide to an Epic Online Reputation... and parents too', Educator, Entrepreneur, Speaker and Trainer, Wayne Denner set up Ireland's first social networking platform at the age of 17 in the early noughties -before Facebook, Twitter, Myspace and Bebo! Wayne has now 20 years experience in the online space and is internationally regarded as a thought leader and influencer of online safeguarding, youth engagement online and emerging trends in today's rapidly changing online environment.

Wayne inspires and motivates young people and adults to protect their well-being online, take control and maximise their individual talent in today's digital world. Wayne tells his story and provides sound advice on protecting personal, professional and organisational reputation online and using social networks, the internet and smartphones to your advantage.