uxchallenge

11 May 2009 - 7:04am
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Lillian Medby
2009

No UX Challenge 2009 at Svalbard

Dear Friends,

We are sad to announce that there will be no UX Challenge at Svalbard
in October 2009.

It seems like the financial crisis has hit our target group harder
than we hoped for. Indeed we have received a lot of feedback on the
project, where people tell us that they love the idea, but they have
a hard time finding the necessary resources to attend.

At Svalbard we need 200 participants in order to break even, and we
don't seem to be able to recruit that many this year.
Unfortunately!

However, we will not let this idea die.

10 Feb 2009 - 2:12pm
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Robert Hoekman, Jr.
2005

The UX Challenge organizers might be insane

Looks like the UX Challenge organizers changed a few details along the way.
>From the site <http://www.uxchallenge.com/pricing.html>:

- There's a conference fee of $2,000 per person
- The hotel is not included — it's $450 per person for four nights
- Contrary to what is implied on another
page<http://www.uxchallenge.com/concept.html>,
flights from Oslo to Svalbard are not included either

In short, assuming $1,000 for airfare to Oslo (from the USA

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