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

9:00am PST

Welcome to ConveyUX
Joe Welinske will welcome you to Seattle and the annual running of this event. Then we will jump right into our opening feature presentation.

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Joe Welinske

ConveyUX Program Manager, Blink
Joe Welinske is Blink's Accessibility Director and also the Program Manager for Blink's annual conference ConveyUX.

Tuesday March 3, 2020 9:00am - 9:10am PST
Grand 1/2 Westin Hotel

9:10am PST

The Nature of Collaboration
In our rapidly-changing world, designers, UX teams and organizations need to be resilient to survive. In this talk, Kathryn will discuss how to find inspiration in nature and learn from the proven workplace communication & collaboration solutions all around us.

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Kathryn Parkes

Senior UX Researcher, Cisco
Kathryn is a Senior UX Researcher at Cisco, where she leads both qualitative and quantitative research studies as part of the Collaboration group.

Tuesday March 3, 2020 9:10am - 9:50am PST
Grand 1/2 Westin Hotel

10:10am PST

Beyond the UX Tipping Point
Jared Spool will show your organization how to cross the UX Tipping Point. A design-infused organization will maximize user experience.


Tuesday March 3, 2020 10:10am - 11:10am PST
Grand 1/2 Westin Hotel
Wednesday, March 4

5:30pm PST

Design is a Team Sport
Panel Discussion with Jared Spool. Admission included in Super Meetup ticket.


Wednesday March 4, 2020 5:30pm - 7:30pm PST
Grand 1/2 Westin Hotel
Thursday, March 5

9:00am PST

Design Systems: Building Bridges not Walls
Learn how design systems support full internal and external design processes (pre-ideation, ideation, planning, building & post build), address tech debt and design debt, and create measurable success criteria.

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Cătălina Manea

Senior UXer, PNC
Cătălina Manea is a Senior UXer at PNC Bank. She is passionate about Agile in UX and about leveraging design systems.

Thursday March 5, 2020 9:00am - 9:45am PST
Grand 1/2 Westin Hotel

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

1:00pm PST

Voices for Inclusion
Hear about UX community challenges on being supportive of under-represented communities. Colleagues step forward to talk about their inclusion experiences.

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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.

Thursday March 5, 2020 1:00pm - 2:40pm PST
Grand 1/2 Westin Hotel

1:10pm PST

The Power of Community
Find your ideal professional community, engage with an established community, and tips to help you build your very own.

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Lenora Porter

Senior Product Designer, Heroku (Salesforce)
Lenora translates business requirements into beautiful interfaces at Heroku (Salesforce) and inspires others through her Instagram tutorials.

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

1:40pm PST

Why Does Siri Sound White
Explore why Siri sounds white in cultural and design contexts that impact personifying voice technologies and language processing in the future.

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AmberNechole Hart

UX Designer, AKQA
AmberNechole Hart is a UX designer at AKQA who is passionate about how black communities can use design to reexamine issues and imagine new realities.

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

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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

3:00pm PST

Living a Life Without Secrets: Design in an Era of IoT
Challenges associated with designing connected products and services for the home and office in a time of the Internet of Things (IoT). What interfaces work best, what a multi-modal user experience looks like, and how to build one.

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Stacey Higginbotham

Freelancer, Stacey on IoT
Stacey Higginbotham covers the Internet of Things and how it impacts business and our lives. She is the publisher of The Internet of Things Podcast and StaceyOnIoT.com.

Thursday March 5, 2020 3:00pm - 4:00pm PST
Grand 1/2 Westin Hotel

4:00pm PST

Discussions with Drinks
Our speakers will host this informal discussion. We will have ten tables – each with one of our conference speakers for you to visit with your colleagues. Drinks and snacks will be served throughout along with an open bar.

Thursday March 5, 2020 4:00pm - 4:40pm PST
Grand 1/2 Westin Hotel

4:40pm PST

Conference Wrap-Up
We'll close out this year's event with some final observations, thank you's and raffle prizes.

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Joe Welinske

ConveyUX Program Manager, Blink
Joe Welinske is Blink's Accessibility Director and also the Program Manager for Blink's annual conference ConveyUX.

Thursday March 5, 2020 4:40pm - 5:00pm PST
Grand 1/2 Westin Hotel

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