The Australian Web Industry Association (AWIA)

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.

Already a member?

Check out the latest news, put the next event in your diary - and don't forget to submit your own. If you haven't received an AWIA Slack invitation email (and you are a member) let us know.

Interested in Sponsorship?

Do you have a product or service you'd like to expose to Australia's largest online community of web professionals? Be an AWIA sponsor. Simply email us to discuss your sponsorship ideas, and the opportunities we can provide.

Not a member yet?

Join now, or come along to one of our Port80 meetups where members can tell you about the benefits of joining AWIA. Port80 meetings are held in Perth, Sydney, Melbourne and Adelaide, with associated events in Brisbane and Hobart.

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Upcoming Web Industry Events
EnergyHack 2019 @ FLUX - BASEMENT
Nov 16 @ 8:00 am – 5:30 pm
Energy Hack EnergyHack is a one-day creative problem-solving event hosted by the federal agency, Department of Environment & Energy, Xero, Alphabeta and Ministry of Data. Happening on the Saturday 16 November, the Department of Environment & Energy is looking new and exciting ways to help small businesses save money on their energy spend. During the event you will be able to access data never before seen Xero data on small business energy usage. Here’s a preview. See the challenges on our website. The winning team will take away $2,000 with a runner up prize of $1000 and two addition prizes of $500 each to be announced at the event. Register now!
YOW! Developer Conference 2019 – Sydney @ Hilton Sydney
Dec 5 @ 8:00 am – Dec 6 @ 6:00 pm

At YOW! Sydney, leading software industry experts from all over the world, handpicked by our program committee, come together for two days to provide amazing networking and learning opportunities. Their talks are designed to bring you the latest practices as well as future directions in software development and delivery. Meet your favourite authors and bloggers. Sign up for a workshop for an intense learning experience. Network with people who truly care about delivering great software.

YOW! Speakers are chosen based on their expertise; they provide excellent, technically rich content, appropriate to all roles in software and IT, completely independent of commercial concerns such as sponsorship or product. This means no commercials, ever, just lots of case studies and stories from the trenches.

Serious software professionals and IT leaders from all across the organisation will benefit from attending. Whether you’re a developer, architect, product owner, team lead, coach, or manager, don’t miss this learning opportunity. Our speakers have a wealth of experience they’re eager to share with you.

DRS2020 @ Griffith University
Aug 11 @ 9:00 am – Aug 14 @ 5:00 pm

Welcome to DRS2020. The Design Research Society 2020 International Conference will be hosted by Griffith University at Brisbane, Australia.

As with the previous DRS biennial conferences, DRS2020 will be one of the major forums to discuss and present cutting-edge design research.

DRS2020 invites high-quality research papers, together with conversation and workshop proposals. The main conference theme of SYNERGY will explore design research as a driver for creating transformative change for good, through collaboration and co-creation. Synergy is a powerful force where voices in design research become stronger together.

Enquiries about submissions shall be directed to:

The DRS2020 Program Team, [email protected]

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