Fall 2018 in Ottawa, Canada.
   
For the latest, follow @canuxconf

CANUX 2017 PROGRAM

This is the revised CanUX 2017 program grid at the start of our first plenary day on Sat, Nov 4th.

THU NOV 2, 2017

Venue: Canadian Museum of History (formerly Museum of Civilization) Theatre ( Map )

  } 8:00 AM   Welcome:
MORNING WORKSHOP REGISTRATION
} 8:30 AM – 12:00 PM   Half Day Workshop:
KEVIN GRIGNON   |   @greenyo
IBM ( Ottawa, ON )
W4: Effective Design: Blueprint for Collaboration
SxD Blueprinting
  } 12:00 PM   Scheduled break:
LUNCH BREAK – On Your Own
  } 1:00 PM   Welcome:
AFTERNOON WORKSHOP REGISTRATION
} 1:30 PM – 5:00 PM   Half Day Workshop:
DANIEL SZUC   |   @dszuc
Apogee ( Hong Kong, CN )
W5: MAKE MEANINGFUL WORK (DESIGNING PRODUCT TEAMS TO DELIVER ON GREAT EXPERIENCES)
UX Projects
} 1:30 PM – 5:00 PM   Half Day Workshop:
DOMINIRA SAUL   |   @dominira_akendi
Akendi ( Ottawa, ON )
W6: SCALING UX METHODOLOGY TO AFFECT ORGANIZATIONAL CHANGE
UX Strategy

FRI NOV 3, 2017

Venue: Canadian Museum of History (formerly Museum of Civilization) Theatre ( Map )

  } 8:00 AM   Welcome:
MORNING AND FULL DAY WORKSHOPS REGISTRATION
} 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM   Full Day Workshop:
MEENA KOTHANDARAMAN & ZARLA LUDIN   |   @meena_ko & @zarlashtah
Twig+Fish ( Boston, MA )
W1: DESIGNING (N)CREDIBLE RESEARCH STUDIES (SOLD OUT)
UX Research
} 8:30 AM – 12:00 PM   Half Day Workshop:
IAN FENN   |   @ifenn
Independent ( London, UK )
W2: PAIN-FREE UX PORTFOLIOS: THE WORKSHOP
UX Career
  } 12:00 PM   Scheduled break:
LUNCH BREAK – Lunch is included for W1 (full day workshop) attendees only.
  } 1:00 PM   Welcome:
AFTERNOON WORKSHOP REGISTRATION
} 1:30 PM – 5:00 PM   Half Day Workshop:
JAIME LEVY   |   @jaimerlevy
USC / JLR Interactive ( Los Angeles, CA )
W3: Conducting Competitive Research and Analysis for Devising Innovative Products (SOLD OUT)
UX Research

SAT NOV 4, 2017

Venue: Canadian Museum of History (formerly Museum of Civilization) Theatre ( Map )

} 8:45 AM   Emcee:
ROB WOODBRIDGE   |   @robwoodbridge
Untether.tv ( Ottawa, ON )
WELCOME
} 9:00 AM   Opening Keynote:
DORI TUNSTALL   |   @dori_danthro
OCAD U ( Toronto, ON )
Respectful Design: The Canadian Perspective
Design Anthropology
} 9:50 AM   Presentation:
LINDSAY AITCHISON  
NASA ( Houston, TX )
If This Was Real Life, You’d Be Dead (or at least really uncomfortable)
Design Research
  } 10:20 AM   Scheduled break:
COFFEE BREAK (SPONSORED BY SHOPIFY)
} 11:00 AM   Presentation:
DAN RAMSDEN   |   @danramsden
BBC ( Sheffield, UK )
What’s the Point of IA?
IA Strategy
} 11:35 AM   Presentation:
RYAN RUMSEY   |   @ryanrumsey
Electronic Arts ( Austin, TX )
Selling Design Systems Before Asking for Buy-In
Slide deck  
Design Systems
  } 12:00 PM   Scheduled break:
LUNCH BREAK – Provided by CanUX
} 1:40 PM   Presentation:
CHRIS GOVIAS   |   @cgovias
Canadian Digital Service ( Ottawa, ON )
Designing for Justice: Bringing a 1,000 year old Justice System into the 21st Century
Slide deck  
SERVICE DESIGN CASE STUDY
} 2:00 PM   Presentation:
AUDREY GIROUARD   |   @audreygirouard
Carleton University ( Ottawa, ON )
Building flexible smartphones and designing for deformable UIs
Slide deck (PDF)  
Design IxD
} 2:20 PM   Presentation:
MEENA KOTHANDARAMAN & ZARLA LUDIN   |   @meena_ko & @zarlashtah
Twig+Fish ( Boston, MA )
Dethroning Research Methods: Reflective Alternatives to Study Design
Research Design
  } 3:00 PM   Scheduled break:
COFFEE BREAK (SPONSORED BY GOOGLE)
} 3:40 PM   Presentation:
BILLY GREGORY   |   @theBillyGregory
The Paciello Group ( Toronto, ON )
#SUX: SOME USERS’ EXPERIENCE
Accessibility Design
} 4:05 PM   Presentation:
JAIME LEVY   |   @jaimerlevy
USC / JLR Interactive ( Los Angeles, CA )
Hyperloop Case Study: Where UX Strategy and an Innovative Transportation System Collide
Slide deck (PDF)  
UX Strategy
} 4:40pm   Closing Keynote:
DAN SAFFER   |   @odannyboy
O’Reilly Media ( San Francisco, CA )
THE ROBOTS ARE COMING (TO SERVICES)
Service Design Robots
} 5:25 PM   Emcee:
ROB WOODBRIDGE   |   @robwoodbridge
Untether.tv ( Ottawa, ON )
CLOSING REMARKS
  } 5:30 PM   Networking time:
CANUX HAPPY HOUR
  } 6:30 PM   Free time:
ON YOUR OWN
  } 8:30 PM   Party time:
AVANTGARDE BAR ( 135 1/2 Besserer St. )
CANUX AFTERPARTY

SUN NOV 5, 2017

Venue: Canadian Museum of History (formerly Museum of Civilization) Theatre ( Map )

} 9:00 AM   Emcee:
ROB WOODBRIDGE   |   @robwoodbridge
Untether.tv ( Ottawa, ON )
WELCOME BACK
} 9:10 AM   Opening Keynote:
IAN FENN   |   @ifenn
Chopstix Media ( London, UK )
UX Portfolios: the Design Challenge Designers Forget
UX STRATEGY
} 9:40 AM   Presentation:
DAN KLYN   |   @danklyn
The Understanding Group ( Grand Rapids, MI )
An Opposite Truth
Slide deck  
IA Research
} 10:20 AM   Presentation:
BETH FOX   |   @fireBethFox
Service Nova Scotia ( Halifax, NS )
How Not To Be a UX Checkbox
Service Design UX
  } 10:40 AM   Scheduled break:
MUNCH BREAK (SPONSORED BY JUMPING ELEPHANTS)
} 11:30 AM   Presentation:
KAT HARDISTY   |   @macskakat
Optimal Workshop ( Wellington, NZ )
Who Are We?
Research UX
} 11:50 AM   Presentation:
DAN SZUC   |   @dszuc
Apogee ( Hong Kong, CN )
Make Meaningful Work
SxD Design
} 12:20 PM   Presentation:
LINN VIZARD   |   @wittster
Bridgeable ( Toronto, ON )
There’s a Map For That! The Designer’s Cartography of Complexity
Slide deck  
SxD Design
} 12:50 PM   Opening Keynote:
JARED SPOOL   |   @jmspool
UIE / Center Centre ( Boston, MA )
Beyond the UX Tipping Point
Slide deck (PDF)  
UX STRATEGY
} 1:50 PM   Emcee:
ROB WOODBRIDGE   |   @robwoodbridge
Untether.tv ( Ottawa, ON )
CLOSING REMARKS
  } 2:30 PM   CMH Resource Centre
CANUX JOB FAIR

As you can’t always plan for the unexpected in life months ahead, our program and the speaker availability is subject to change.

Stay in touch with us

If you'd like to stay in touch with CanUX, please enter your email address below to subscribe to our newsletter.

PLATINUM SPONSORS:

GOLD SPONSORS:

SILVER SPONSORS:

SUPPORTERS:

CANUX 2017 SPONSORS

If you are interested in joining us in creating Canada's premier UX event in 2017, download our CanUX 2017 Sponsorship Brochure.