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.
- 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
flights from Oslo to Svalbard are not included either
In short, assuming $1,000 for airfare to Oslo (from the USA