UX Speaker Series, Winter 2015

Every Friday in Winter Quarter the department of Human Centered Design & Engineering (HCDE) invites industry experts to speak about current issues in user experience (UX) research and design. Catch up on the latest in UX and watch the 2015 series below.

January 9  
Please Stop Working on UX No One Really Needs
Paul Elrif, Principal, Caelus LLC

January 16  
Why I'm a Designer-Founder (and you should be too)
Kelly Franznick, Chief Experience Officer, Blink

January 23  
Designing for Complex Socio-technological Systems
Barbara Holder, Lead Scientist, Flight Deck Concept Center, Boeing

January 30  

Becoming an Indispensable UX Pro
Gayna Williams, Founder, Swash Consulting / If She Can I Can

February 6  
The Four Pillars of Effective Visualization Design
Noah Iliinsky, Sr. Technical Product Manager for UX, Amazon Web Services

February 13  
Hunting Unicorns—What Makes an Effective UX Professional
Patrick Neeman, Director of Product Design, Apptio, Inc.

February 20  
Crying in the Field and Doing Meaningful Work
Kevin Wick, Creative Director, Frog

February 27  
Play iconYAY! I am an HCDE Graduate. Now What? How Do I Create Compelling Products in Real Life?
Joyce Paul Siamak, Artistic Director, Arpan

March 6  
Play iconUX Career Progression: Finding a Niche & Building a Personal Brand
Nick Finck, Head of User Experience, Amazon Web Services

March 13  
Extend the Mileage of Your UX Toolkit
Sarah Zuberec, Lecturer, University of Washington