Following the success of UX Australia 2009, the 2010 conference is set to be Australia’s premier user experience design conference.
A day of hands-on workshops focuses on practical skills to help you get started, learn new techniques and explore ideas in detail. Two days of conference presentations provide practical skills to take away, inspire you for your next project, stretch your knowledge in a new direction or show how someone in a different field has tackled a problem just like yours.
The conference will encompass many aspects of user experience design. It will include core topics such as information architecture, interaction design, information design, content, graphic design & strategy. It also includes presentations about design of physical things from industrial design, exhibition design and the integration of digital and physical.
An important part of UX Australia is that it is a community conference. Conference speakers are drawn from the community and are chosen by the community. The conference isn’t just about the presentations, but about meeting up, spending time talking to each other and hanging out. The conference will include planned social aspects and leave plenty of flexibility too.
We made a decision to have this as a proposal-based conference instead of one based on invited speakers only. We want to provide a place for both experienced speakers and new presenters to share their ideas and work.
We’ll get you to help with the selection of the conference content and ask you to help arrange social events & things that matter most to you. We’ll stay on the look-out for interesting ways to make this the most awesome conference you’ll attend all year, and ways to extend it beyond the conference itself.
User experience design is the deliberate creation of an experience that a person has with something – with a website, a computer application, a gadget or a space – to deliver value to that person, and through them, to the business.
User experience design is highly multi-disciplinary and holistic. It is rarely the responsibility of one person – so much contributes to the overall experience that it is the responsibility of whole teams, and often the users of the product as well.
If you are in a role where your recommendations or decisions ultimately affect the way a person experiences your product, this conference is for you. You might be called one of the following, or manage them:
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UX Australia 2010 is proudly run by the team at UX Events.