CreateWorld Keynote Speakers Announced

We’re delighted to announce that Natalie Rusk and Adam Jefford will be taking part in this year’s CreateWorld event.

Natalie is a Research Scientist in the Lifelong Kindergarten group at the MIT Media Lab, where she develops creative learning initiatives. She is one of the creators of Scratch, a graphical coding language that enables young people to create their own interactive stories, animations, and games, and share them with others around the world in a creative online community.

Adam is the Head of Creative Industries at Pimpama State Secondary College and a past Queensland-Smithsonian (Cooper-Hewitt) Design Museum Fellow, In 2016, Adam was awarded a Good Design Award (one of Australia’s most prestigious and diverse design assessment programs) for Jump Start – a design thinking and social entrepreneurship program empowering school students to make a positive change in the world through design-led creativity and entrepreneurial endeavours.

Learn more »


CreateWorld Call for Participation

CreateWorld is our 2 day performance, presentation, and professional development event, specifically for academics, teachers and technical and staff who work in the digital arts disciplines.

CreateWorld 2016 will take place at Griffith University, South Bank, Brisbane on December 8-9th.

The conference features a wide range of academic and technical presenters from the tertiary education and industry sectors, and includes several keynotes, panel sessions, hypotheticals, hands-on technical workshops, and regular presentation sessions.

The organising committee has issued a call for participation and are seeking posters, papers, performances, exhibitions, workshops and presentation sessions.

Learn more »


/dev/world/ Registrations Open

/dev/world is back for its ninth year, from August 29 to August 31, once again in the heart of Melbourne at RMIT.

If you want to learn about iOS and OS X development, this is the one event in Australia you don’t want to miss. This year’s event will be our biggest yet with more than 35 sessions and workshops packed with great technical content on developing for Apple devices.

Early-bird sales close 5pm AEST, July 25, and all tickets sales close 5pm AEST August 22, 2016.

Learn more and register »


X World Registrations Open

Registrations have now closed.

Sessions details for some X World sessions have now been posted, with more to come soon, and registrations have opened for the event. Early-bird registrations close June 8 – be sure to register prior to then to obtain the best rate! If you’re interested in presenting, late submissions may still be considered if submitted via our CFP form.

We have a great X World program this year, and have once again partnered with JAMF Software to bring you the latest information on OS X and iOS deployment.  We hope to see you there!


WWDC Student Scholarship Travel Assistance

Applications are now closed for this program.

If you’re a currently enrolled student at an Australian or New Zealand University, and you’ve won an Apple Student Scholarship to attend WWDC 2016 (results announced May 9), we might be able to help out with your expenses. We’ve allocated 3 student support scholarships of $1500 each to assist with airfares and/or accommodation. Conditions apply, and applications close May 27 at 5pm (Sydney time).

Apply here »


X World 2016 Call for Presenters

X World is our annual training event for OS X and iOS system administrators and support staff, and will be held at UTS, Sydney. This year the event will run July 7-8.

We are now calling for presenters who wish to offer sessions and workshops at this year’s event. If you have a background in the installation, configuration, deployment, or on-going administration of OS X based systems, or experience in iOS deployment, management and app development, or if you work in related areas, we’d really like to hear from you. Presenters receive free registration to X World, and qualify for subsidised flights and/or accommodation.

This call for presenters closed Monday May 2, 2016, at 5pm Sydney time, but late submissions will still be considered. Offers can be made by completing the submission form.

More information, including ticket pricing, final dates, and the event program details will be posted shortly after the CFP closes.


CreateWorld Reboot

Earlier this year we conducted a survey on the future of CreateWorld. We’ve learned that February isn’t the preferred time for most respondents, and a focus on professional development opportunities and workshops is likely to result in a more successful event. The next step is to form a new organising committee with fresh ideas and a preparedness to deliver a new CreateWorld, using the survey input as guidance. If you value CreateWorld, and want to help see it continue, please email createworld AT auc.edu.au and let us know a little about yourself, and how you’d like to help.



X World Registrations Open

Sessions details for some X World sessions have now been posted, with more to come soon, and registrations have opened for the event. Early-bird registrations close June 19 – be sure to register prior to then to obtain the best rate!  If you’re interested in presenting, late submissions may still be considered if submitted via our CFP form.

We have a great X World program this year, and have once again partnered with JAMF Software to bring you the latest information on OS X and iOS deployment.  We hope to see you there!