Seattle’s Annual User Experience Conference - Produced by Blink
Grand Crescent [clear filter]
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

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.

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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

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
Thursday, March 5

9:00am PST

NASA.Gov, The Next Generation: A Work in Progress Case Study
Learn how Blink and NASA tackled the massive effort to analyze, evaluate and consolidate over 3000 NASA websites into a single, modern, accessible, digital presence, for a better general public user experience.

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Peter Stern

Head of Design, Blink

Thursday March 5, 2020 9:00am - 9:45am PST
Grand Crescent Westin Hotel
  The Enterprise

10:00am PST

How Enterprise Software Can be Saved by UX Research and Service Design
See how user research methods and service design principles are applied to improve a report-making process through an example of enterprise software saved.

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Jennifer Blatz

Lead User Experience Designer and Researcher, Fidelity Investments
Jen Blatz is a Lead User Experience Designer and Researcher at Fidelity Investments focusing on improving enterprise tools used by employees.

Thursday March 5, 2020 10:00am - 10:45am PST
Grand Crescent Westin Hotel

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