Corporate Affiliates Day

2019 Corporate Affiliates Day

Empowering Communities

Wednesday, April 17
11:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
UW Club, University of Washington campus
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The HCDE Corporate Affiliates Day is the department's way of thanking you for your membership in the Corporate Affiliates Program. Connect with faculty and with each other, engage in discussion of recent research and industry trends, and introduce new collaboration opportunities.

In 2019 the theme of our Corporate Affiliates Day is Empowering Communities. Presentation topics and interactive sessions will focus on how your partnership is empowering HCDE students today, and ideas for your company to broaden your impact with the department.


11:30 a.m. 

Lunch begins


Welcome and introductions
David McDonald, HCDE Professor and Chair

12:15 p.m. 

HCDE Affiliates Program, 2018-2019 highlights
Liz Young, Corporate Affiliates Program Manager

12:30 p.m. 

Building Technology, Building Worlds: Informing Design Methods through Community Engagement
Daniela Rosner, HCDE Associate Professor

1 p.m.

HCDE Master's student capstone experience presentation
MS 2019 students

1:30 p.m.

Building a mentor program: Microsoft Mentor Program
Gail Thynes (HCDE alumna), UX Designer, Microsoft

2 p.m.

Interactive session 
Beth Kolko, HCDE Professor

3:30 p.m.

Event concludes

This event is open HCDE corporate affiliates members at the strategic and associate levels only. If your company is a Career Fair partner and you are interested in joining at a different level, please contact HCDE's Corporate Affiliates Program manager Liz Young at youngl9@uw.edu.