Raising Awareness

"The IWMW event provides an opportunity for those involved in the provision of institutional Web services to hear about institutional case studies, national initiatives and emerging technologies and to actively participate in a number of parallel sessions."

IWMW 2010 is the fourteenth workshop. This year's theme is 'The Web in Turbulent Times'.
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Institutional Web Management Workshop 2010

Parallel Session B4: Developing Your Personal Contingency Plan: Beat The Panic

B4: Developing Your Personal Contingency Plan: Beat The Panic
Session Tag:
Tuesday 13th July 2010 16:00-17:30
Keith Doyle, Extreme Usability.
Turbulent times means uncertainty, so let's get positive about your future! Maybe you've dreamt of developing your career, or maybe you've been forced to think about your future. Whether or not you see yourself staying in your field of work or staying in education, what can you do today to prepare for your future? Keith has experience in further education, higher education, local authorities, industry, as a contractor and running a VAT-registered limited company. He has experienced being made redundant, of finding work and of providing work. In this session, he will share some of his experiences and then work with the participants to build their ideas. This will include: making the most of where we work now; portfolios and interviews; setting up a business.
Learning Objectives
  • Exploring career options
  • Thinking about you Personal Contingency Plan

Contact Details

Keith Doyle
Extreme Usability
Phone: +44 (0) TBC


Photo of Keith DoyleKeith Doyle worked in further and higher education for a total of 13 years. He has been Web Content Architect at the University of Salford and Web Master at Manchester College of Arts and Technology (now The Manchester College). Since leaving Salford in 2008, Keith has worked in the private sector, and is currently in the process of becoming self-employed. He has experience of working in a local authority, the banking sector, industry, of working as a contractor, and of setting up a VAT-registered limited company. Keith's technical interests are in user experience - in particular in website navigation, information architecture and live user testing. Outside work, Keith spends time with his family, walking in the North York Moors, and enjoying music.


Video Interview

A video interview with Keith Doyle, the workshop facilitator, is available on the IWMW 2010 blog.

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