About the Speakers
After a long career in the civil service, Jane set up her own research company, Reid Between the Lines Ltd. She specialises in helping organisations embed user research as a profession. In addition, Jane offers experience-based user research training to organisations wishing to develop their internal staff.
Brigette Metzler is a jump-in-with-both-boots kind of a person. She is passionate about the democratisation of knowledge. Currently working on the information architect end of the spectrum of user research, Brigette is the lead User Research Librarian for the Australian Government Department of Human Services. She has spent the past 2 years researching researchers to make tools and libraries that work for them.
Brigette is also completing a PhD on gender and policy at the University of Queensland. She is the chair of the Australian Government Linked Data Working Group, the chair of the International Government Vocabularies/Linked Data Interest Group and leads the Australian Government User Research Libraries Community. She is also the Australian coordinator of the global #WhatIsResearchOps research initiative.
Brigette will be appearing at the conference via video link.