2016 UX Speaker Series

Fridays, 11:30 a.m.–12:20 p.m.
Loew Hall, Room 216
University of Washington, Seattle campus

Please join the department of Human Centered Design & Engineering for our annual 10-week seminar series on User Experience (UX), where we welcome industry experts to speak about current issues and research in the field.

Each 40-minute talk will be filmed and will be followed by a Q&A session. Videos of the talks are posted to this website within one business day of the presentation. Students may register for credit with course HCDE 521. Members of the University of Washington community and the public are welcome. 

January 8

The Agility of Design
Tracey Lovejoy

Team and Leadership Consultant, Lovejoy Consulting

January 15

UX for Drones (and other smart machines) in the Workplace
David Pitman

Cofounder, Converge; UAV Expert

January 22

Design for Desire
Hugh McLoone

Principal UX Researcher, T-Mobile

January 29

"What's the Problem?" Is Only the Beginning: A Question-based Design Approach
Phillip Hunter

UX Manager, Strategic Products, Amazon Web Services

February 5

Discovering Delight in UX
Susan Motte

Lead UX Researcher, Expedia

February 12

When has a UX Project Succeeded?
Jonathan Grudin

Principal Researcher, Microsoft Research

February 19

Bridging Digital and Physical Experiences
Ha Phan

Lead UX Designer, Storytelling Projects, GoPro

February 26

Enterprise UX at the Unusual Speed of Fast
Alix Han

User Experience Lead, Qumulo

March 4


March 11

Leading through Design
Nick Myers

Director, User Experience Design, Fitbit