Venue Details: Room Requirements

The following rooms are available for the workshop sessions (to be held from 16.00-17.30 on Tuesday 21 June) and master classes (to be held from 15.45-17.30 on Wednesday 22 June).

Table 1 lists rooms used for special purposes. Note that ‘RB’ refers to the Redmonds Building.

Table 1: Rooms used for special purposes
No.RoomCapacityFloorNotes
1RB/LARGE LECTURE THEATRE1st / 2nd floorsUsed for all plenary sessions for 3 days
2RB/037Ground floorSuitcase Store. Available until 13.00 on 23 June
3RB/523605th floorCatering/Sponsors/Exhibition room

Plenary Talks

All speakers can make use of the supplied standard PC. The special requests are summarised below. Note that photographs of the main lecture theatre are available.

Table 2: Speaker requirements in main lecture theatre
No.TalkDate and TimeRequirements
1P0: Introduction  to IWMW 2016 (Brian Kelly)13.45-14.00 on Tuesday 21 JuneAV to display video clip.
2P4: Building a New University Website – an Agile Content Case Study (Rich Prowse)09.45-10.15 on Wednesday 22 JuneSpeaker will bring my own Mac and connector.
3P5: Establishing Digital at the Heart of the University (Gareth Saunders)10.15-10.45 on Wednesday 22 JuneQ. Are the venue data projectors widescreen or 4:3 ratio? A. Widescreen.
4P6: Prototyping the Digital University
(Chris Scott)
11.45-12.15 on Wednesday 22 JuneAV to display video clip.
5P9: Google Analytics of Things
(Martin Hawksey)
14.00-14.30 on Wednesday 22 JuneQ. I was planning on having some equipment to hand (Raspberry Pi, 2nd laptop) and wondered how big the podium/lectern was or if there was a table on the stage?
A. Large lecture theatre has lots of facilities (see the photographs of the main lecture theatre).Q. I was also considering running/presenting using the Raspberry Pi. It has a HDMI port but it wasn’t sure if I could plug this in directly or whether I needed a HDMI cable and/or HDMI to VGA connector?.
A. HDMI and VGA supplied.

Q, Are the venue data projectors widescreen or 4:3 ratio? A. Widescreen

Workshop sessions and master classes: rooms

Table 3 lists rooms available for workshop sessions and master classes. Note that ‘RB’ refers to the Redmonds Building.

Table 3: Rooms available for workshop sessions and master classes
No.RoomCapacityFloorNotes
1RB/135201st floor
2RB/137501st floor
3RB/138201st floor
4RB/214202nd floor
5RB/233502nd floor
6RB/518185th floor
7RB/519305th floor
8RB/520205th floor
9RB/521245th floor
10RB/037Ground floorLuggage room, but available if needed.

Workshop Sessions: Room Requirements

Table 4 lists the rooms to be used for workshop sessions taking place on Tuesday 21 June from 16.00-17.30. Note session A8 has been cancelled. NOTE SUBJECT TO CHANGE!

Table 4: Rooms for workshop sessions on Tuesday 21 June
No.RoomCapacityFloorFacilitatorSessionSpeaker requirements
(standard PC with PowerPoint if left blank!)
1RB/135201st floorJon BirdDebunking the Myths of WordPress & External Hosting (A10)
2RB/137501st floorStephen EvansDigital Fire Fighting (A2)
3RB/138201st floorVicky HayhurstRich Media Content: How to Maximise User Impact (A6)Will use an Apple Mac but has all the necessary cables
4RB/214202nd floorIan St John10 Years of a Web Team of One: the Lessons Learnt (A4)
5RB/233502nd floorBruce Darby / Rachel BhandariMigrating People to a New CMS (A1) Flipchart and pens needed
6RB/518185th floorGordon GraceReal-world Natural Language Processing for Higher Education (A7)Will require flipboard/whiteboard, projector & WiFi for all participants
7RB/519305th floorDr. Miao HeDesign a Content Strategy to Optimise Engagement With International Users (A9)
8RB/520205th floorCarley HollisUniversity News Made Digital (A5) Cancelled due to speaker unavailability
9RB/521245th floorClaire GibbonsLeadership 101 – Top Tips (A3)
10RB/037Ground floorLuggage room, but available if needed.

Master Class Sessions: Room Requirements

Table 5 lists the rooms to be used for master class sessions taking place on Wednesday 22 June from 14.45-17.30. NOTE SUBJECT TO CHANGE!

Table 5: Rooms for master class sessions on Wednesday 22 June
No.RoomCapacityFloorFacilitatorSessionSpeaker requirements
(standard PC with PowerPoint if left blank!)
1RB/135201st floorZach Beauvais / Ryan BromleyWriting Well for the Web (B8)
2RB/137501st floorRich Prowse / Tom NattFuture-proof Your Content Using an Adaptive Approach (B2)
3RB/138201st floorNeil AllisonAgile Usability Testing (B1)Seminar style layout. PC to have software & hardware to play audio and video
4RB/214202nd floorDuncan IrelandIWMW In Miniature (B3)
5RB/233502nd floorRob van TolPlanning Digital Transformation
for Old Skool Universities (B6)
6RB/518185th floor
7RB/519305th floorMarianne KayDigital Governance: Tools and Practices
for Managing the Content Chaos (B7)
8RB/520205th floorRob Ryder-RichardsonCorporate Use of Social Media (B4)
9RB/521245th floorMartin HawkseyGoogle Analytics Workout (B5)
10RB/037Ground floorLuggage room, but available if needed.

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