We pulled together a very strong lineup of speakers this year, and a big thank you to all those who travelled from across Australia and internationally.

Browse the presentations from the conference, and take away key insights:

Day 1 (Wednesday 16 May)

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9:00-9:30 Welcome to Country Conference opening: James Robertson
9:30-10:30 International keynote: The promise and peril of internal social media (PDF) William Amurgis, American Electric Power (USA)
10:30-11:00 Morning tea
11:00-11:45 Yammer case study: engaging staff from the ground up (Prezi) Rebecca Jackson, Melbourne Water From Frontpage to SP2010 – an Energex case study (PDF) Kristy Long, Energex
11:45-12:30 Overcoming the fear: why the C-suite is secretly afraid of social intranets (Slideshare) Deane Barker, Blend Interactive (USA) Managing authoring communities: techniques, tools & tips Krystal Gee, CRS Australia
12:30-1:30 Lunch
1:30-1:50 Aligning your intranet with your organisation’s vision (Slideshare) Andrew Wright, CIBA Solutions Getting forms online and automating the workflow (PDF) Adele Ezzy, Sutherland Shire Council
1:55-2:15 Transforming intranets with social software to drive performance and value (Slideshare) Dion Hinchcliffe, Dachis Group Delivering a Sharepoint intranet in a professional services firm (PDF) Judy Kearney, Allens Arthur Robinson
2:20-2:40 Personas: a tool for empathy (Slideshare) Steve Baty, Meld Studios
2:45-3:30 Create your own homepage policy in 45min (PDF) Rebecca Rodgers & Catherine Grenfell, Step Two Designs Ausgrid powers up The Wire using SharePoint 2010 Tyson Nutt, Ausgrid
3:30-4:00 Afternoon tea
4:00-5:15 Plenary session: Four ideas that will transform intranets
6:30-late Evening social event

Day 2 (Thursday 17 May)

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9:30-10:30 International keynote: Achieving “Eureka” (PDF) Martin White (UK)
10:30-11:00 Morning tea
11:00-11:45 Personal and huge: rolling out a new intranet to 120,000 people (Slideshare) Karina Smith, & Ellen Geraghty, NSW Dept Education & Communities Building shared understanding to complex problems (PDF) Paul Culmsee, Seven Sigma
11:45-12:30 Collaboration: something old, something bold, something cold (Slideshare) Michael Sampson (New Zealand) From word to WCAG 2.0: solving accessibilty challenges (PDF) Rachel McAlpine, Contented Enterprises Ltd (New Zealand)
12:30-1:30 Lunch
1:30-1:50 Bringing it all together: developing the QUT intranet strategy (PDF) Natalie Ryan, QUT 10 design thinking principles for intranets Vernon Meyer, AMP
1:55-2:15 Creating a governance framework – stop talking about it and write one (PDF) Damien Battisson, DEEWR The “I don’t want to learn anything new” intranet — a SharePoint intranet for 21 to 75 year olds (Slideshare) Dorje McKinnon, Lincoln University (New Zealand)
2:20-3:05 Service design for intranets (Slideshare) Maish Nichani, PebbleRoad (Singapore) Learning through collaborating and “lurking” online (PDF) Mandy Geddes, Institute of Executive Coaching
3:05-3:30 Afternoon tea
3:30-4:45 Closing keynote: Intranets that surprise and delight (Slideshare) James Robertson, Step Two Designs