Program from 2015

Here are the session descriptions from the 2015 conference in the order the sessions were presented.

Thursday, January 22

9:15 am – 10:00 am

Innovation vs. Best Practice – Conflict or Opportunity?, Eric Reiss

10:15 am – 11:00 am

Accessibility for the Win: Orchestrating Organizational Buy-In, Shawn Henry

11:15 am – 12:00 pm

The Considerations, Influences & Effects of Human-Machine Interface Design @ 70 MPH, Parrish Hannah

1:45 pm – 2:30 pm

Accompaniment: A Tool for Building Soulful Technology, Sam Ladner GenZ and the Future of Mobile & Wearables, Pamela Pavliscak Easy Checks for Web Accessibility, Shawn Henry Strategy & Structure: Doing It Right, and How You’d Know, Dan Klyn

2:45 pm – 3:30 pm

Red Herrings: Debunking the Pop Psychology of Color, Elizabeth Allen Conflict is the Key to Great User Experience, Steve Fisher Go Home, Data. You’re Drunk., Danielle Malik UX Best Practices & Challenges in the Medical Industry, Stephanie Seraphina

3:45 pm – 4:30 pm

Microinteractions: Designing Details, Dan Saffer How to Successfully Sell Your UX Vision, Jane Reinberg Guthrie Lights! Camera! Interaction! Design Inspiration from Filmmaking, Adam Connor UX Research for Live Products, Dave Hora

Friday, January 23

9:00 am – 9:15 am

Launching Day Two, Joe Welinske (a quick recap and preview)

9:15 am – 10:00 am

Practical Creativity, Dan Saffer

10:15 am – 11:00 am

Unbiased Methods to Understand the UX, Jennifer Romano Bergstrom Oh Snap! Implementing a Responsive Indoor Map Framework, Conny Liegl Simplifying Complex Interactions, Dana Bright Because McLuhan, Dan Klyn

11:15 am – 12:00 pm

Information Modeling in the Real World, Bram Wessel Objective Measures for Evaluating UX Frameworks, Sarah Rice Finding Role Clarity in UX Chaos, Marli Mesibov Human Design, Steve Kaneko

1:45 pm – 2:30 pm

Learning, Practice Effects, and Usability Testing Results, Jo Elliott Incorporating Social Identity Theory into Design, Victor Yocco Hardware Case Studies and Physical Interaction Design, Jake Fleisher Delighting Users Through CSS Animation Techniques, Stéphanie Walter

2:45 pm – 3:30 pm

Content in a Zombie Apocalypse, Karen McGrane

3:45 pm – 4:30 pm

How to Use Empathy to Create Products People Love, Jon Kolko

4:45 pm – 5:00 pm

Main Event Wrap-up, Joe Welinske

Saturday, January 24

9:00 am – 12:30 pm

Making More Senses of UX, Alastair Somerville Going Responsive, Karen McGrane Eye Tracking the Mobile User Experience, Andrew Schall The Elements of Service Design, Eric Reiss

1:30 pm – 5:00 pm

Responsive Content Modeling, Steve Fisher Methods of Design Synthesis, Jon Kolko Mapping Design Decisions to Evidence, Geoff Harrison Getting and Giving Better Feedback Through Critique, Adam Connor