Formed in 2002 to unite web industry professionals across Australia, AWIA's purpose is to keep members up to date with news, events, resources and best practice, and to build trust and understanding of the Australian web industry.
AWIA has become one of the largest dedicated web industry associations of its kind in Australia. Our monthly networking meetings regularly attract 40-60 individuals from varying cross-sections of the web industry, our occasional speaking events have attracted 150-200 attendees each, and our online communities (Facebook, Twitter, Slack, LinkedIn and Meetups) have over 7,000 active participants and a total of over 40,000 posts.
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In today’s busy world content might be King, but context is Queen.
Creating a consistent, relevant and successful digital strategy can be a confusing and often overwhelming process – let us teach you the inside track for creating and curating content and how to maximize your efforts.
Find out the essentials to make sure you can utilise social media for your business efficiently and strategically. The Masterclass will examine:
One of the most important emerging skillsets of our time, design thinking is a creative approach to solving problems used a human-focussed lens. Leveraged by leading innovators throughout the globe, design thinking is a foundational skill of the modern age for any professional or innovator.
Who is this for?
Design thinking is an important component in any marketers, product managers or customer experience leaders toolkit. This workshop is for anyone interested in learning design thinking using a hands approach and how they can utilise the skillset in their day to day roles and lives.
“A truly immersive hands-on course with invaluable insights and take home learnings. The coffee’s pretty good too!”
Derek, Design Manager
“SOMA’s Design Thinking workshop was super practical and hands-on. I had learned a bit of design thinking on my own time, but Nate’s tutoring guided us to a really deep understanding of the concept and process.”
Aaron, Marketing Executive
“Loved the practical, hands-on workshop and the passion with which Nate shared such an interesting and important topic.”
Amelia, Environmental Psychologist
“I got so much out of the hands-on Design Thinking workshop, while meeting and working with a diverse group of innovators. Now I can’t wait to try my first design sprint!’
Kali, Growth Manager
The Young Women Leaders in AI program was created to educate our brightest young women about the opportunities AI is creating, its role in our society, and to help them develop the skills and connections they need to emerge as innovators in the technology industry. Applications are open to women aged 16-26.
At the camp, you won’t just be learning how to build AI systems. You’ll gain all the skills needed to solve real problems, usher innovation into your own organisation, and excel as a female leader.
The three core topics for the camp will be
1) Understanding AI
2) Entrepreneurship & innovation
3) Succeeding as a woman in the tech industry.
Silicon Beach Perth meets every two weeks with amazing people.
5pm – general chat
530pm – facilitated discussion kick-off
630pm – end of facilitated discussion, general chat resumes
730pm – close
Location wise, once you head inside 45 St Georges Terrace, on your right, beside the lifts, is a hallway: http://goo.gl/cBvNrc You’ll find us through this door!
Bigger and better in 2018, this digital technologies learning festival is a two-day event. Formerly ‘iPadpaloozaGC’,TECHpalooza has access to trailblazing presenters who are keen to share. TECHpalooza supports educators by providing the opportunity for powerful collaborative partnerships between educators, academics, young people and industry.
TECHpalooza will focus on creativity, social collaboration, engagement and the revolutionary ideas educators use to integrate digital technologies into classrooms. Attending this digital technologies event means that you will be part of a ‘learning festival‘ where sharing and growing happens and where you will be inspired by the transformative innovative ideas for you to use in the classroom. At its heart this event and its workshops contribute to feeding the mind and learner to an experience which will inspire and make learning fun for attendees.
This Gold Coast event is unique to our region and will have a distinct Australian flavour in a festival-like educational atmosphere. TECHpalooza is a ‘hands-on’ opportunity of discovery for educators as they experience practical insights in what they can do in their class ‘today and tomorrow’. Educators will be invigorated into thinking how digital learning can change in their classroom. TECHpalooza is an event for educators from all levels: teachers and administrators.
This event (formerly known as iPadpaloozaGC) is being organised and conducted by Australian educators. Domestic and international speakers will lead participants through practical pathways of hands-on activities that can be used in the classroom.
Meet geeks. Talk to people whose eyes do not glaze over. Listen to experts, be an expert, mix with your peers. Join us to help educate the market and for your own professional development.Learn more +
Commitment to our web industry guidelines is required for membership of AWIA, and shows that our members are ethical and accountable. Show everyone you're one of the good guys.Learn more +
Our biannual conference is an opportunity to expose AWIA members and other interested parties to innovative practices, creative thinking and some of what the web will turn in to over time.Learn more +
The Australian Web Awards showcase outstanding work by Australian web designers and developers, aiming to promote the industry, champion web standards and acknowledge excellence.Learn more +