Delegates at an IWMW conference

About IWMW

The IWMW event supports the professional development for those working in institutional web and digital teams in the UK’s higher education community.

The event typically covers a wide range of topics or relevance to this sector including digital transformation, website/digital governance, university strategy, digital strategy, UX, accessibility, design, development, user-journeys and tasks, team management, leadership, content, measurement and analytics, change management, student recruitment and retention, tools, technologies and communications.

The event was launched in 1997 and has been held annually ever since.

If you are unfamiliar with the event you can view the web sites for recent events:

Acknowledgements

Some of the images used were provided by the University of Greenwich. We are grateful for permission to use the images.

About IWMW 2019

IWMW 2019 was held at the University of Greenwich on 25-27 June 2019.

This year’s event was the 23rd in the series.

The theme for the event was “Times They Are A-Changin’

The event provided an opportunity for those with responsibilities for managing institutional web services and related digital channels to share their experiences on how they respond to the changing times.

What Was New?

Innovations suggested by members of IWMW 2019 advisory group which we introduced  to the event included:

Event Summary

Location: University of Greenwich

Date: 25-27 June 2019

Length: 3 days

Cost: £420

No. of plenary talks: 14

No. of plenary speakers: 33 (includes 4 short talk speakers, 9 panellists and 5 lightning talk speakers)

Gender ratios: 25 M (61%) and 78 F (39%)

No. of parallel sessions: 12 workshops and 6 lean coffee sessions

No. of workshop facilitators: 17

Gender ratios: 13 M (76%) and 4 F (24%)

No. of participants: 173

Total length of sessions: 3.75+(3.5+4.0)+3.25=14.5 hours

Delegate contact time: 14.5*173= 2,508.5 delegate hours