The IWMW Blog
The IWMW blog has been set up to support providers of institutional web and other digital services across the UK’s higher and further education sectors. The initial focus of the blog is the history of the IWMW event.
IWMW 2018, the 22nd annual Institutional Web Management Workshop, took place at the University of York on 11-13th July 2018.
The IWMW blog was established for IWMW 2016, the 20th anniversary event to provide a record of memories of the event and the development and growth of the UK Web management / digital community. The blog will continue to be published.
The call for submissions for the IWMW 2019 event was announced on 18 December. As described in the blog post: The IWMW 2018 event will be held at the University of Greenwich on 25-27 July 2019. This year’s event is the 23rd in the series, which was founded in 1997....read more
In the first guest post of the year Paul Bradley gives his thoughts on “How to Run Higher Education Website Accessibility Projects”.read more
We continue to welcome guests posts for the IWMW blog. Further information is provided in this post.read more
Having an official university web or digital team Twitter account can be a simple way of getting messages out to users. We are now looking to aggregate such Twitter accounts. ^BKread more
As Claire Gibbons, IWMW 2019 co-chair describes, we’re looking to introduce a new Buddy Scheme for seasoned speakers to help out first-timers in the run-up to delivering their session at IWMW 2019. 2018 Buddy Scheme Last year, for the first time, we introduced a Buddy...read more
We are keen to encourage new speakers at this year’s IWMW event, We’d also welcome speakers from institutions which may not have provided speakers in recent years.read more
We will be hosting our second Slackchat meeting on Monday 21 January from 3-4pm. The topic will be "Contributing to IWMW 2019". Meeting topic We will expand on the thoughts given in a recent blog post on "Calling all first-time speakers for IWMW 2019" and...read more
In the first guest post of 2019 Lauren Tormey, a member of the IWMW 2019 advisory group, reflects on her experiences as a workshop facilitator at recent events and encourages submissions from those who have not spoken at previous events.read more
We are pleased to announce that the call for submissions for the IWMW 2019 event is now open. The IWMW 2018 event will be held at the University of Greenwich on 25-27 July 2019. This year’s event is the 23rd in the series, which was founded in 1997. The theme of this year’s event is Times They Are A-Changin’.read more
IWMW 2019, the 23rd annual Institutional Web Management Workshop, will take place at the University of Greenwich on 25-27 June 2019. We have set up the advisory group for the event and held our first online meeting (we use Slack, btw). We have agreed on the theme for...read more
As part of the planning activities for future IWMW events, the IWMW 2019 Advisory Group has been looking back on the diverse range of sessions which have taken place since the event was launched in 1997.read more
The IWMW event takes place annually. But challenges are faced throughout the year. This post describes how we are looking to establish regional groups for the community which can facilitate face-to-face discussions throughout the year.read more
Jane Van de Ban spoke at IWMW 2018. In this guest post, the second of a two-part series, she provides her top tips on making a public presentation, based on experiences from her journey on learning to make public presentations.read more
Jane Van de Ban, Birkbeck College, spoke at the IWMW 2018 event. In this guest post, the first of a two-part series, she describes her learning journey on making public presentations.read more
The main social events were the event dinner on the first evening and a barbecue on the second evening, with various additional activities taking place during the event. But there was also a football match taking place!read more
Following the recent posts on “IWMW 2018: Participants’ Feedback” and “IWMW 2018: Feedback on the Plenary Talks” this post provides a summary of the feedback received on the workshop sessions and masterclasses held at IWMW 2018.read more
We are publishing a series of posts about the IWMW 2018 event which took place on 11-13 July 2018 at the University of York. This post summarises the feedback received for the plenary sessions.read more
This is the first in a series of posts which will reflect on the IWMW 2018 event which was held at the University of York on 11-13 July 2018. Today’s (long) post provides a review of the comments made on the event in its entirety.read more
IWMW 2018 takes place at the University of York on 11-13 July. The event is fully subscribed with 149 delegates expected. But if you can’t attend, don’t worry: we will be providing an event amplification service and live-streaming the plenary talks!read more
The latest IWMW guest post is written by Kevin Mears, a member of the IWMW 2018 Advisory Group. In this post Kevin shares his suggestions for maximising the benefits from attendance at IWMW events.read more