UPDATE: Call for Proposals for UX Australia 2010

2 Feb 2010 - 11:04am
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Steve Baty
2009

Update: Conference dates are August 25-27 at the Langham Hotel in Melbourne,
Australia.

On 2 February 2010 08:38, Steve Baty <stevebaty at gmail.com> wrote:

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> UX Australia 2010: Call for proposals
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>
> We are very pleased to announce the call for proposals for UX Australia
> 2010.
> The conference program for UX Australia 2010 will be based on your
> submissions, to ensure that the conference reflects current user experience
> practice and also reflects the types of presentations you would like to see.
>
> We are calling for proposals for main conference presentations and for
> pre-conference workshops.
>
> Key dates
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> The key dates are:
> * 21 Mar 2009: Proposals close (this is not a flexible date - we will close
> on midnight AEST this date)
> * 22 Mar 2009: Reviewing starts
> * mid Apr 2009: Speakers notified
> * 1 May 2009: Conference registration opens (with full program available)
>
> Guiding principles
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> The key principles for UX Australia presentations are that they are
> grounded in experience, focus on practice and engage the audience. For
> example, your presentation may be a case study for a particular project, a
> discussion of design principles or a description of techniques you’ve used
> in different situations.
>
> Your presentation shouldn’t be an idea about how something should happen,
> or about something for which you have little experience. Presentations
> should not be overly academic (research findings are acceptable as long as
> they are, again, grounded in practice).
>
> Most importantly, presentations should describe interesting problems and
> how you solved them.
>
> There will be no sales pitches for products; or presentations that
> primarily describe a service offering of a company. Sponsors do not get an
> automatic right to present.
>
> Review proposals
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> UX Australia 2010 is a community-reviewed conference, and we need people to
> help with reviewing.
>
> Reviewers should have experience in some aspect of user experience design
> and an interest in helping us create a great program for the conference.
>
> We'll ask you to read up to 6 presentation proposals, rate according to
> criteria and provide constructive comment. We expect the time required will
> be up to 3 hours, and will be done between 22 March & 2 April.
>
> If you have time in that period, and are interested, please register via
> the UX Australia conference management system
> [http://www.conference-service.com/uxaust10/registration.cgi?] (select the
> box that asks about reviewing). We'll contact you in mid March to get ready.
>
> Where do I start?
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> Keen? Start here:
> * Guiding principles:
> http://www.uxaustralia.com.au/conference-2010/program/guiding-principles
> * Call for proposals:
> http://www.uxaustralia.com.au/conference-2010/program/call-for-proposals
> * Register as a reviewer:http://www.conference-service.com/uxaust10/registration.cgi
> ?
>
>
> Thanks
> Steve Baty
> UX Australia
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