Speaking engagements

Recent international conference and invited presentations:

  • Designers don’t PR: Integrating Design into large, open source projects  (GitHub Constellation Brisbane, view slides)
  • The Silent D in IT: Creating inclusive technologies for a global audience, CITRENZ2017 
  • Decoding Design : Because you are not “just like your users”, YOW!Connected
  • A Headline Bot Generated This Talk Title, and You Won’t Believe What Happened Next, WebDirections AI
  • 7 Common UX testing mistakes and how to avoid them, WordCamp Brisbane, July 2017 (view slides)
  • Decisions Considered Harmful for product love, Localhost Deployment, June 2017
  • UX Magic, Microsoft Expressway, April 2017
  • An army of one: using cognitive bots to make writing more simple, Content Strategy Meetup, March 2017
  • Enterprise UX Magic, Enterprise UX Meetup, February 2017
  •  Decisions Considered Harmful, ForwardJS, February 2017 (video)
  • 7 Easy UX secrets that every developer will want to know, YOW!Connected, November 2016 (video)
  • Think Fast, Look good and Influence (for leaders), QUT 2017
  • Think Fast, Look good and Influence (on-camera), QUT 2016
  • From Scholar to Dollar, QUT, 2015, 2016, 2017
  • Conference MC, IASDR2015, November 2015. The theme of the conference was INTERPLAY – that sweet spot right at the intersection of science, technology, design research, commerce and arts. 
  • After the PhDThe ABC Science Show, December 2014
  • Business Fitness Masterclass, NICTA, 2014
  • Deconstructing Expected Passenger Experience in AirportsDRS2014, Umeå, Sweden, June 2014
  • The Future Passenger Experience: A Shift from Physical to Virtual DesignKEER2014, Linköping, Sweden, June 2014
  • Workshop: From Scholar to Dollar (in 15 simple steps)QUT, Brisbane, April and November 2014
  • Workshop: Auxiliary skills for workplace success (in 10 steps)ORACLE Labs, Brisbane, February 2014
  • Airport IT forecast: Cloudy with a chance of dataAviation IT, London, November 2013
  • Experience design principles for passenger terminalsSDT, Florida, November 2013
  • Towards designing the passenger experienceIGNITE!, Brisbane, October 2013
  • A Kansei approach to passenger terminal designIASDR, Tokyo, August 2013
  • Bigger is not better: A new approach to terminal designPTE, Geneva, April 2013
  • Airports – where you go to waitThe ABC Science Show, December 2012
  • Challenges in passenger terminal design: A conceptual model of passenger experienceDRS, Bangkok, July 2012