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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

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