Main conference schedule

Tuesday 8 August

Hands-on workshops

Wednesday 9 August

Hands-on workshops

6pm: Opening drinks (we'll email attendeed with details of location)

Thursday 10 August

  Ballroom B Ballroom A
8:00

Conference registration

8:50

Conference opening

9:00

Opening keynote. Sharon Mackay

9:45

Morning tea

10:15

No one wants to SUX: A focus on inclusive UX techniques. Sarah Pulis

Helping participants actually participate. Lessons learned from diary studies. Cara de Ferranti

Designing self service experiences. Maish Nichani

11:00

A persona by any other name. Kat Hardisty

The way we think we think: Thoughts on representation and meaning. Andrew Gibson

11:20

Culturally-inclusive design. Adam Faulkner

Digital value in cultural places. Adrian Wiggins

Applying Kurt Vonnegut's 8 rules for writing to UX. Hazel Jennings
12:05

Lunch

1:00

10-minute talks:

10-minute talks:

1:45

Creating journeys with a pulse. Tal Bloom

Learning UX from angry customers: Tales from lean startups. Yuan Wang
2:10 The UX of mixed reality. Alex Young

Fit and finish: The importance of presentation value to UX deliverables. Adam Polansky

2:55

Afternoon tea

3:30

The team playbook: A recipe for healty teams. Dom Price

Turning wireframes into polished visuals. Matt Morphett and Jack Hsu
4:15 The architecture of talent: How organisations transform. Alberta Soranzo

Release the cartoonists. David Blumenstein

Designing inspired style guides. Andy Clarke

Friday 11 August

  Ballroom B Ballroom A
9:00

Designing with words: creating conversational experiences. Grant Klein

Living design. Andy Polaine
9:45 Chatter bots: Content strategy for the conversational interface. Elena Ontiveros

Design for the learning experience. Dorian Peters

Designing for vulnerable children. Gerry Scullion

10:30 Morning tea  
11:00

Flinders Street Station: A journey to implementing UX in wayfinding and customer information. Carolina Gaitan

With great power comes great responsibility: A quest to consciously do good. Ash Donaldson
11:45

Prototyping in a live environment. Sophie Lloyd

When digital meets physical: UX of signage. Inna Fourer

The search for consistency in seemingly irrational behaviour. Elise Margetts

No more stork babies: Integrating UX research and content creation. Matt Fenwick

12:30 Lunch  
1:30

10-minute talks:

10-minute talks:

2:15 Bad design is bad for your health. Jody Butts

How design thinking created an entirely new way to buy and sell cars. Andy Howard

Uncovering the complexities of designing for major events. Warwick Bracken and Florian Nachreiner

3:00

Putting customers on the radar: Fopcusing on customers to drive value and impact. Jenny Hunter and Rebecca Harvey

The autistic UXer: Designing with and for a different kind of mind. Ashlea McKay

Designing for altitude: innovation, collaboration and going digital. Phil Balagtas
3:45 Afternoon tea  
4:15

Are we using design to make the world a less valuable place?. Michael Palmyre

4:35

Closing keynote. Mike Monteiro