Design Research 2019 will run from Wednesday 13 March to Friday 15 March. Wednesday will consist of workshops and Thursday to Friday will be full days of presentations. Tickets to workshops and presentations are sold separately. The schedule for each day is as follows:

Wednesday 13 March - Workshops

Time Workshop/Activity
8.30am Registration opens
9.00am Morning workshops commence
  Designing surveys that work! - Hendrik Müller
  Research Interview Bootcamp - Shane Morris & Homaxi Irani
10.30am Morning Tea break (30min)
12.30pm Lunch
1.30pm  Afternoon workshops commence
  War stories and lessons learned - Steve Portigal
  User research methods: beyond the interview - Donna Spencer 
3.00pm Afternoon Tea break (30min)
5pm Workshops conclude

Thursday 14 March - Presentations

Time Presentation/Activity
8.30am Registrations open
9.00am Introductions and Acknowledgement of Country
9.15am Opening Keynote - Steve Portigal
10.15am Morning Tea - Sponsored by Askable
10.45am Just add water: tips and tricks to help non-designers conduct impactful research - Nova Franklin
11.30am The truth doesn't cost anything. But a lie could cost you everything - Tania Lang 
12.15pm Lunch
1.30pm 10 minute talks
2.00pm What is ResearchOps? A global odyssey with a strong Australian flavour - Brigette Metzler, Kate Towsey & Ruth Ellison
2.45pm Afternoon Tea
3.15pm Taking the driver's seat: our journey to change hearts and minds - Kate Tilbrook & Leah Mackenzie
3.40pm Move over stigma! How design research helped us navigate past barriers to help seeking - Rawan Tayeb
4.05pm Play time! Exploring digital experiences with board games, train sets & 3D printed toilets - Shae Quabba
4.30pm Closing remarks

Friday 15 March - Presentations and post-conference drinks

Time Presentation/Activity
8.30am Registrations open
9.00am On empathy: defining empathy and its role in design research - Sarah Stokes
9.45am Bringing the team along for the ride: lessons from including whole teams in user research - Nicola Rushton
10.30am Morning Tea 
11.00am Creativity in research: designing your own methods when the usual ones won't cut it - Dalia El-Shimy
11.25am Crowdsourcing insights - Gerard Hogan
11.50am Old tools can do new tricks: using Trello to conduct qualitative research more efficiently - Amir Ansari & Aimee Gonzalez-Cameron
12.30pm Lunch
1.30pm 10 minute talks
2.00pm Shifting the needle on UN Sustainable Development Goals through targeted design research - Cybelle Ledez
2.45pm Overcoming the user researcher's fallacy - Kathleen Asjes
3.05pm Afternoon Tea
3.35pm Dealing with compassion fatigue - Gary Barber
4.00pm Introducing Symbolic Interaction - a social lens to explore user experience - Weidan Li
4.25pm 7 skills I wish I learned before becoming a UX Researcher - Nicole Fernandez
4.50pm Closing remarks
5.00pm Post-conference drinks at Della Hyde, Darlinghurst (a short walk from the Pullman Hotel)