Digital Spark 2012 conference opens at Abertay University

MEDIA NOTE: For immediate release: Wednesday 5 September 2012

Digital Spark, a conference about making money and building computer games and digital media businesses, opens today at the University of Abertay Dundee.

The conference runs from 1.00pm today until tomorrow evening and brings together industry and legal expert to share their insights – and to help companies profit from their ideas.

Media opportunities, 5 September 2012

1.00pm -     Formal opening by Fiona Hyslop MSP, Cabinet Secretary for Culture and External Affairs, Scottish Government

6.00pm -     Conference Reception, sponsored by Thorntons solicitors

                   Hosted jointly by Abertay University, Dundee & Angus Chamber of Commerce, and DDOne

                   Royal Collection Jubilee exhibition of Leonardo da Vinci drawings,

                   McManus Galleries, Dundee

6.45pm -     Photo-opportunity of speakers at Conference Reception:

                   Professor Steve Olivier, Vice-Principal of Abertay University

                   Liam McMonagle, Partner, Thorntons

                   Jim Pickett, President, Dundee & Angus Chamber of Commerce


For media enquiries, please contact Kevin Coe (Director of Communications) –  T: 01382 308 452  M: 07850 904110  E:


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Twitter - @abertayUni #digispark


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