Seattle’s Annual User Experience Conference - Produced by Blink
Fifth Avenue [clear filter]
Tuesday, March 3

1:00pm PST

Improving the Design to Development Handoff
Let’s look at sources of collaboration debt between design thinking and agile software development. Then let’s discuss and how to increase project velocity, reduce code churn, and improve UX.

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Brian McElaney

SVP Technology, Think Company
Brian McElaney runs the technology team at Think Company - a user experience design firm in Philadelphia focused on enterprise software, process, and service design.

Tuesday March 3, 2020 1:00pm - 1:45pm PST
Fifth Avenue Westin Hotel

2:00pm PST

From IA to AI - The Evolution of User Experience Design
Let’s discuss personal experiences in the evolution of Self Designing experiences, and what UX Design means in a "Screenless" world of Chatbots and Voice Assistants.

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Jeremy Belcher

Senior UX Designer, FIA Tech
Jeremy is the sole designer across 5 enterprise FinTech SAAS products for FIA Tech in NYC.

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

3:00pm PST

Smart Strategies for Building Healthy Partnerships
Part presentation, part discussion and part group therapy! Christina Storm will walk you through smart strategies to manage the friction between product management and UX. Come prepared with your experiences, tips and tricks.

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Christina Storm

User Experience Manager, Google
Christina, as a User Experience Manager based in Google's Seattle office, is focused on developer experience for the Google Cloud Platform.

Tuesday March 3, 2020 3:00pm - 3:45pm PST
Fifth Avenue Westin Hotel

4:00pm PST

A UX Career is a Business Career: A Discussion
An open discussion with Kiley Meehan on how to connect your work to business metrics methodologies, bringing iterative design thinking to business strategy.

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Kiley Meehan

Design Lead, FreshBooks
Kiley Meehan is a Design Lead at FreshBooks in Toronto, where he leads his team in shaping a better world for small business owners.

Tuesday March 3, 2020 4:00pm - 4:45pm PST
Fifth Avenue Westin Hotel
Wednesday, March 4

9:00am PST

Integrating Content Thinking Into Your Design Workflow
Hands-on activities for best practices to include content strategy in your design process, produce user-centered content, techniques to get stakeholder buy-in, and tips for working with other content creators or designers.

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Brittney Urich

Senior Experience Designer, Ogilvy
Brittney Urich is a senior experience designer at Ogilvy, where she specializes in helping others understand content strategy and implement it on design projects.

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

1:30pm PST

The Privilege of Ethical Design
The speaker is presenting in the Fifth Avenue room. This is a room change.

Ethical considerations UX Lead Paola Mendoza-Yu had to make in designing a suicide & self-harm alerting system for K-12 schools in the U.S.

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Paola Mendoza-Yu

Principal, UX Design, GoGuardian
Paola is a Design Principal on the User Experience team at GoGuardian, the fastest-growing education technology company in U.S. history.

Wednesday March 4, 2020 1:30pm - 2:15pm PST
Fifth Avenue Westin Hotel

2:30pm PST

The Importance of Qualitative Interviews in an Age of Automated Data Collection
The speaker is presenting in the Fifth Avenue room. This is a room change.

With the increase of instrumented data collection, how teams can plan to include face to face qualitative interviews for user feedback to anticipate research needs in development cycles.

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Laura Joss

Global Director, Design Research, Motorola Mobility
Laura Joss, Ph.D. is the global director of the Design Research team at Motorola.

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

9:00am PST

Human-centered Statistics: When Quantitative Data meets UX Research
This session highlights the importance of human-centered thinking and empathy in statistics, with strategies for integrating them into quantitative data and reducing bias.

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Britney LeBaron

UX Researcher, LogMeIn
Britney LeBaron is a Quantitative UX Researcher at LogMeIn (working remote from the Portland, OR area).

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

10:00am PST

Ingraining UX Product and Engineering to Optimize Products
Two senior product designers share how they led a digital transformation of product teams from waterfall to agile by ingraining UX research.

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Haley Henderson

Senior User Experience Designer, Honeywell Building Solutions
Haley Henderson is a talented product designer having worked for Fortune 100 companies like The Home Depot, Honeywell and Northrup Grunman. 

Thursday March 5, 2020 10:00am - 10:45am PST
Fifth Avenue Westin Hotel

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