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Seattle’s Annual User Experience Conference - Produced by Blink

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Tuesday, March 3
 

1:00pm PST

Turning Your Design-Led Product Vision Into A Reality
Lessons learned from the launch of Facebook's F5 - turning the bold product vision of making communities as central as friends on Facebook into a reality.

Speakers
avatar for Moneta Ho Kushner

Moneta Ho Kushner

Product Design Manager, Facebook
Moneta Ho Kushner is a product design manager at Facebook where she leads design for Facebook Groups.



Tuesday March 3, 2020 1:00pm - 1:45pm PST
Grand 2 Westin Hotel
  Design

2:00pm PST

Mapping the Patient Experience
Learn about collaborative methods for mapping the patient experience at Foundation Medicine to improve genomic testing experiences for cancer patients and ensure everybody is bought in.

Speakers
avatar for Michael Kontopoulos

Michael Kontopoulos

Senior Design Researcher and Strategist, Foundation Medicine
Michael specializes in running early-stage, exploratory research with various healthcare professionals, patients, caregivers, and advocacy groups.



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

3:00pm PST

The Goldilocks Zone: Riding the Inflection Point to Optimize Design
A look at why creative processes are so difficult to optimize; a conceptual framework for optimizing the design process using economic principles; and practical strategies for getting higher quality design work faster

Speakers
avatar for Lauren Javor

Lauren Javor

UX Designer, Blink
Lauren Javor, a UX designer at Blink, is passionate about creating frictionless, lovable experiences.



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

4:00pm PST

Designing For The Patient
Case studies that illustrate designing for healthcare patients with transparency and simplicity in complex systems of the future that need to support self-navigation for finding answers & hope.

Speakers
avatar for Allison Matthews

Allison Matthews

Service Designer, Mayo Clinic
Allison Matthews is a lead service designer / researcher at the Mayo Clinic Kern Center for the Science of Health Care Delivery: Innovation and Design.



Tuesday March 3, 2020 4:00pm - 4:45pm PST
Grand 2 Westin Hotel
 
Wednesday, March 4
 

9:00am PST

Enhancing Service Experience With Intelligent Spaces
Meet the new service design tool Service Sandbox and work with the design process based on multidisciplinary, modular sequences and systematic thinking to leverage customer service experience.

Speakers
avatar for Jane Vita

Jane Vita

Design Director, Digitalist
Jane leads a team of 12 designers At Digitalist in Vancouver and facilitates internal and external dialogue around the Business and Service Design practice.



Wednesday March 4, 2020 9:00am - 12:30pm PST
Orcas Westin Hotel
  Design

9:00am PST

Object Modeling for Designers
Create a Narrative Object Model—an accessible approach to object modeling that uses plain-English descriptions for objects & their relationships. Then use the model to identify higher-level constructs for a design system.

Speakers
avatar for Heidi  Adkisson

Heidi Adkisson

Principal UX Designer & Partner, Blink
Heidi Adkisson is a Blink partner and principal UX designer, leading complex projects since Blink’s inception.



Wednesday March 4, 2020 9:00am - 12:30pm PST
Grand Crescent Westin Hotel
  Design

1:30pm PST

What Inclusion Really Means - A Pluriversal Approach to User Experience
Using real examples from Microsoft, learn how designers and researchers alike can work with guiding principles to pluriversal approaches to UX, and how these principles present us with a different understanding of inclusion.

Speakers
avatar for Dimeji Onafuwa

Dimeji Onafuwa

Design Research Leader, Microsoft
Dimeji is currently a senior researcher at Microsoft, working to build better end-to-end experiences for its employees.



Wednesday March 4, 2020 1:30pm - 2:15pm PST
Orcas Westin Hotel
  Design

2:30pm PST

Achieving Accessibility in Practice through a Design System
This session will be remote only. The speaker is presenting via a video link in the Blakely room. This is a room change.

A preview of accessibility and its key tenets. Adding the layer of accessibility guidelines on top of components makes sure that your product is set up for success from the ground up.

Speakers
avatar for Apurva Gupta

Apurva Gupta

Senior UX Designer, Amazon Web Services
Apurva Gupta is a seasoned UX Designer who has worked in retail, fintech, and enterprise space and has led teams helping startups setup design-first product development processes and tools.



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

9:00am PST

A/B Testing at the Scale of Millions
Get an insider’s look into Wikipedia's A/B testing for data-informed design instead of data-driven design. Sometimes the hard numbers lose, but the people win.

Speakers
avatar for Sadok Cervantes

Sadok Cervantes

Design Lead, Wikimedia Foundation
Sadok Cervantes Rabadán is a Design Lead for the Wikimedia Foundation. He was named one of the most innovative designers of the year by FastCompany magazine.



Thursday March 5, 2020 9:00am - 9:45am PST
Vashon Westin Hotel

2:10pm PST

Designing Experiences for Underserved and Gentrified Communities
Designing for, identifying and accommodating the forgotten, the minorities, the overlooked and the underserved with awareness & empathy.

Speakers
avatar for Cora Cowles

Cora Cowles

Experience Director, Huge
Cora Cowles leads the experience design discipline for Huge Detroit in her role Experience Director.



Thursday March 5, 2020 2:10pm - 2:40pm PST
Grand 1/2 Westin Hotel