Seattle’s Annual User Experience Conference - Produced by Blink
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Tuesday, March 3

1:00pm PST

Unexpected Path: How Different Backgrounds Led Us to UX
Many design and research leaders started in a different field, and different backgrounds make up a good UX team. On this panel, we’ll discuss what each panelist did before they worked in UX and how it impacts their work today.

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Tom Satwicz

User Experience Research, Blink
Tom is a UX Director and Partner at Blink and has been researching interaction and technology in homes, schools, workplaces, and beyond since the year 2000.

Tuesday March 3, 2020 1:00pm - 1:45pm PST
Grand Crescent Westin Hotel

2:00pm PST

The Next Face of UX: Thoughts from a New Generation
New technologies bring new opportunities, which bring new techniques and philosophies for research and design to a new generation. We’ll discuss their impressions of UX today, skills they feel are important, and how they see the field evolving.

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Emma Rose

Associate Professor, University of Washington, Tacoma
Emma J. Rose is an Assistant Professor at the University of Washington Tacoma.

Tuesday March 3, 2020 2:00pm - 2:45pm PST
Grand Crescent Westin Hotel

3:00pm PST

Innovation in Research Ops
Panelists will share some of the best practices and new ideas about research operations, focusing on innovations that improve their work, such as possibilities with AR/VR, privacy concerns and organizational best practices.

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Lauren Martin

Director, Client Relations & Partner, Blink
Lauren Martin is a director of client relations and partner at Blink, with over a decade of business management, marketing, and sales experience.

Tuesday March 3, 2020 3:00pm - 3:45pm PST
Grand Crescent Westin Hotel

4:00pm PST

Privacy and Products: What GDPR, PII, CCPA Mean for Uxers
Join this panel of experts as they discuss the latest in privacy policy and how it impacts user experience and digital product design.


Tuesday March 3, 2020 4:00pm - 4:45pm PST
Grand Crescent Westin Hotel
Wednesday, March 4

1:30pm PST

Designing for Voice
Voice continues to grow as an important way for us to interact with our devices. This panel will feature a variety of perspectives on the use cases for voice, and how we can better design for them.

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Kelly Franznick

Chief Innovation Officer, Co-founder & Partner, Blink
Kelly Franznick has grown Blink from two to over sixty employees, working with hundreds of clients, from tech-sector heavy hitters like Apple, Google, Amazon, Microsoft, to startups, and non-profits.

Wednesday March 4, 2020 1:30pm - 2:15pm PST
Grand Crescent Westin Hotel

2:30pm PST

Challenges in Enterprise UX
The speaker is presenting in the Grand 1 room. This is a room change. 

Join design leaders and enterprise organization practitioners as they discuss their approach to deliver complex and dynamic design solutions.

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Anne Vande Creek

Director of Client Relations & Partner, Blink
Anne Vande Creek is a leader in client services, business development, and creative and strategic design services for the tech industry and consumer brands.

Wednesday March 4, 2020 2:30pm - 3:15pm PST
Grand 1 Westin Hotel
Thursday, March 5

10:00am PST

Balancing Quantitative and Qualitative Perspectives in UX Strategy
Larry Swanson hosts the Content Strategy Insights podcast. Attendees will be part of this live and recorded panel conversation to be released as a podcast episode about a balanced approach to quantitative and qualitative research.

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Larry Swanson

Content Strategist, Elless Media
Larry Swanson is a content strategist on a mission. He hosts the Content Strategy Insights podcast and helps startups with their content strategy.

Thursday March 5, 2020 10:00am - 10:45am PST
Grand 1/2 Westin Hotel

11:00am PST

Failure is the Greatest Teacher
Innovations encounter failure. Although agonizing, setbacks are the most powerful learning tools. This panel includes veteran product leaders from REI, TaskRabbit, and Panasonic who will share stories of their most memorable mis-steps which made them better product leaders.

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David Westen

Chief Strategy Officer, Blink
David Westen is Blink’s Chief Strategy Officer. An expert in user experience and digital strategy, David has designed, built and, marketed products for many of the world’s best-known brands.

Thursday March 5, 2020 11:00am - 12:00pm PST
Grand 1/2 Westin Hotel

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