Hands-on workshops for UX Australia will be held on 8 and 9 August 2017 (that's the two days before the main conference). There will be around 4 workshops running at once, and attendees register and pay for each individual workshop (i.e. it's not like some conferences where you buy a generic workshop ticket and choose on the day).
You may submit more than one proposal.
Hands-on workshops are for learning practical skills or exploring a topic in detail. Active audience participation is a core part of the workshop.
We are looking for a range of workshops - for people new to UX (or people involved in UX but not doing it); for very experienced UX professionals; and new/emerging techniques.
All proposals must be submitted via our proposal system: UX Australia 2017 proposals. The deadline is midnight AEST 17 March 2017, and there won't be extensions.
In the submission form you will need to include:
You must also include (as an attachment) information on:
We have booked rooms that will take up to 40 participants, and won't accept proposals with lower maximum attendance (that doesn't guarantee that we will sell 40 tickets, but you can't say 'this workshop is only for 10 people').
We'll review all the workshops and will choose a set that has a range of topics, for a range of audiences, that we know we'll be able to sell tickets to. We'll get back to you in mid-April.
Successful workshop presenters are paid for teaching. Our normal approach is to split the profit (50/50) after your expenses (travel & accommodation) and ours (room hire, AV hire, catering, printing). This approach is negotiable – you may suggest an alternative arrangement such as a flat fee. If a workshop does not achieve minimum registrations required to cover costs, it will be cancelled and attendees offered a refund or a place in another workshop.