Tuesday August 28 - Workshops

9am - 5pm
Leading human centered organisations - Iain Barker (AUS)
Design thinking for fun and profit - Andy Budd (UK)
Interviewing users; uncovering compelling insights - Steve Portigal (USA)
Sketching with clarity and confidence - Eva-Lotta Lamm (GERMANY)

Wednesday August 29 - Workshops Pre-conference drinks

9am - 12.30 1.30 - 5pm
Thinking like a good ancestor; learning the language of responsible innovation - Alan Cooper (USA)
User experience research: a practical introduction - Hendrick Mueller (AUS)
Critical communication skills for designers - Nova Franklin and Karina Smith (AUS) Help me, help you; closing the feedback loop together - Samantha Soma (USA)
Foster collaboration through effective stakeholder workshops - Elena Sanchez (AUS) Mapping multi-channel eco-systems - Cornelius Rachieru (CAN)
Pre conference drinks, venue TBC (open to all main conference ticket holders)

Thursday August 30 - Day 1, Conference sessions

Time Room 1 Room 2 Room 3
8.00am Registration opens
8.45am Conference sessions begin - Introductions and Welcome
9.15am Lauren Currie
10.15am Morning Tea
10.45am Zeitgeist experience; shared attributes of the worlds mega events - Andrew O'Louglin Healthcare is sick - Ash Donaldson Finding ethical design in unethical products - Chris Harrison
  Localising happiness, considerations for worldwide delight - Q Walker    
  Personal UX is the only UX that matters - Andrew Harrison Design culture (buckle up!) - Iain Barker Capitalist realism and service design - Jim McCool
  Making 'sticky' design principles - Amirul Nasir   Good help is easy to find - Gordon McNenney
12.20pm Lunch
1.30pm 10 Minute Talks
2.00pm Design systems and agility - Catherine Hills TV is dead! Long live TV - Molly Lafferty Designing experiences for people who want to be somewhere else - Dave Hayes
  Embedding machine learning into our design practice - Larissa Azevedo   How to help (when people prefer not to talk to you) - Lyle Crombie
2.45pm Afternoon Tea
3.30pm Stop solving problems - Steve Portigal
4.15pm Creativty clarity; findng focus in the midst of ambiguity - Jon Kolko
5.15 Conference sessions complete for Day 1

Friday August 31 - Day 2, Conference sessions, Post-conference party

Time Room 1 Room 2 Room 3
8.45am Conference sessions begin - Welcome Back
9.00am Can being African make you bad at design? - Farai Madzima
10.00am Visual literacy and visual fluency - Eva-Lota Lamm
10.45am Morning Tea
11.15am Voice UX, insights from the blindside - Tim Noonan Usability testing Victoria's new trains - Alexandra Almond Designing a corporate mission control - Erick Mohr
      Continuous improvement through continuous user insight - Dan Craddock
  Disability as a driver of innovation in UX - Hamish McKenzie and Zoe Rose You don't need to ask that; anticipatory design - Yogesh Moorjani Keeping it real in quantitative research - Jolie Martin
      Dealing with bariers to qualitative research in hospitals - Michelle Pickrell
12.45pm Lunch
1.45pm 10 Minute Talks
2.20pm The role of micro copy in UX - Richard Sisson The accidental leader - Andy Budd Let's talk about the weather - Jaclyn Brown and Vicki Lane
  To write better UX copy, think like a journalist - Patrick Stafford   Cultivating the conversation of digitalisation in agriculture - Cara Stitzlein and Renzo Alvarado Avanto
3.05pm Afternoon Tea
3.35pm Design careers in the science fiction future - Bill DeRouchey
4.20pm The Oppenheimer moment - Alan Cooper
5.20pm Closing comments and thanks
5.30 - 8pm Post-conference party, The Residence @ The Grand Hyatt (open to all main conference ticket holders)