Edge of the Web brought a world-class web conference experience to Western Australia, featuring exciting national and international speakers, in November 2008.
Stay tuned for EOTW 2009!

Audio recordings now available

February 2nd, 2009
Those EOTW attendees who checked the web addresses referenced in their program guide would have known about this some time ago, but we figured it’s time to announce it to the world: audio recordings from Edge of the Web 2008 are now available.

You can get a list of all the sessions here: 2008 Resources

Were you there? Relive the magic of the sessions you loved. Were you there, but not able to be in two places at once? Catch up on the other sessions! And if you didn’t make it at all… discover what you missed out on!

The EOTW and AWIA committees are plotting, planning and scheming as always, so make sure you’re subscribed to our newsletter (sign up form at the top of each page) to find out about EOTW 2009!

SitePoint EOTW ticket winner announced

October 31st, 2008
Supporting sponsor SitePoint have announced the winner of their free EOTW ticket competition. Congratulations to Raelene Carr, a lecturer at ECU, for her winning entry. Sitepoint editor Matthew Magain has noted that he didn’t know that ECU were a sponsor of EOTW when he selected the winning entry, but has decided that Raelene shouldn’t be disadvantaged.

You can some of the noteworth entries on the Sitepoint announcement.

A woman on the Edge: Sonja Bernhardt

October 30th, 2008
Entrepreneur Sonja Bernhardt is unique among the Edge of the Web speakers in that her background is in software systems rather than the web. But her special interest has always been issues relating to gender across the entire information technology sphere, which is reflected in her presentation topic: Women in ICT – The Global Failure of Intervention Programs.

WA Web Awards judging chairperson Helen Burgess asked Sonja a few questions about her presentation, numerous side projects and role as a judge in the WA Web Awards (Sonja was also a judge in the inaugural awards in 2005).

Edge of the Web: A little bit about Sonja Bernhardt

Chris Messina: Open source beyond software

October 29th, 2008
AWIA committee member and Scouta head honcho Richard Giles was instrumental in getting Chris Messina, noted open source advocate and BarCamp co-founder, over to speak at Edge of the Web. Chris will be presenting the conference’s closing keynote, Breeding Success through Openness.

Richard has posted an interview with Chris on his blog, where he talks about realising the potential of BarCamp, the possibilities for open source beyond just software, and getting excited about the future of the web.

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