/dev/world 10th Anniversary!

/dev/world is back for its tenth year, from August 28 to August 30, 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.

Our keynotes this year include Sal Soghoian (http://macosxautomation.com), Marc Edwards (Bjango), Russell Ivanovic (Shifty Jelly), Matt Gallagher (Cocoa With Love), and Jake MacMullin (Stripy Sock), and we have many other sessions on a huge range of topics, as well as great pre-conference workshops (included with all tickets) on Behaviour Driven Development, App Design, giving great technical presentations, and game development.

Early-bird sales close 9pm AEST, July 28, and all tickets sales close 9pm AEST August 21, 2017. Learn more at http://devworld.com.au, and register at http://devworld.eventbrite.com.au.

/dev/world/2017 is proudly presented by the AUC, with support from Commonwealth Bank, Education Advantage, Outware, Redbubble, Secret Lab, O’Reilly Media, Bugsee, and RMIT.


X World Registrations Now Open!

Sessions details for most X World 2017 sessions have now been posted, with more to come soon, and registrations are now open. Early-bird registrations close 9pm AEST, 2 June, 2017 – be sure to register prior to then to obtain the best rate!

Thanks to the awesome regional MacAdmins community, we’ve got a great line-up of content and have a full day of optional workshops for the first time since 2012. Once again we’ve partnered with Jamf Software to bring you the latest information on OS X and iOS deployment.  We hope to see you there!


/dev/world announced for August, CFP now open

/dev/world is back again, running August 28-30, 2017. This year will be our tenth anniversary, and we’re incredibly pleased to be able to partner again with RMIT University in Melbourne for this year’s event. The call for presenters is now open – why not offer a talk and help us make this the biggest, best /dev/world yet!

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WWDC Student Scholarship Travel Assistance

If you’re a currently enrolled student at an Australian or New Zealand University, and you win an Apple Student Scholarship to attend WWDC 2017 (results announced on or before Friday, April 21, 2017), we might be able to help out with your expenses. We’ve allocated 3 student support scholarships of $1500 each to assist with airfares. Conditions apply, and applications close May 5 at 5pm (Sydney time).

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X World 2017 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 June 29-30. If sufficient presentation and workshop offers are received, we plan to expand the event to Wednesday June 28.

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.

The call for presentations is now open, and closes Monday April 24, 2017, at 5pm Sydney time. 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.

[Update 27 March] Want to request a session at X World? Now you can on our requests board. We can’t guarantee anyone will pick it up and run with it, but you might just inspire someone else to share their experience!


CreateWorld Success

CreateWorld was held once again at Griffith University’s South Bank campus on December 8-9. This year’s event was a great success, and we thank everyone involved for their participation. Here’s what others are saying:


CreateWorld Registrations Open

CreateWorld is back for its 10th anniversary, on December 8 and 9, at Griffith University, South Bank, Brisbane.

CreateWorld is our 2 day performance, presentation, and professional development event, specifically for academics, teachers and technical staff who work and teach at the intersection of creativity and technology. The conference features a range of presenters from education and industry, and includes several keynotes, panels, hands-on technical workshops, and regular presentation sessions.

Ticket sales close 10pm AEDT, Wednesday November 30, 2016.

Learn more and register »




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.

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