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Saturday, October 3
 

1:30pm EDT

Mid-Career Development Discussion Group
Limited Capacity seats available

Whether you're looking to boost your skills or tackle your next challenge at work, this discussion group will give you the opportunity to exchange ideas, ask tough questions, and provide suggestions to familiar dilemmas as you engage with other designers at the mid-point in their careers.

This session will be facilitated by Geoff Barnes, Lead Designer at MAYA Design.

NOTE: Advanced sign up is required to attend this session. Spaces will be limited. 


Moderators
avatar for Geoff Barnes

Geoff Barnes

Lead Designer, MAYA Design
Geoff is a User Experience designer with over 20 years of experience across a broad array of media and disciplines. His greatest professional pleasure is discovering blind spots in conventional understanding — especially his own — and rebuilding that understanding to incorporate... Read More →

Saturday October 3, 2015 1:30pm - 2:15pm EDT
 Children's Museum - Theater Lobby 3 10 Children's Way, Pittsburgh, PA 15212

1:30pm EDT

New to UX/Career Change Discussion Group
Limited Capacity seats available

Whether you're new to UX or looking to change directions in your career, this discussion group will give you the opportunity to exchange ideas, ask tough questions, and provide suggestions to familiar dilemmas as you engage with others who are just entering the field.

This session will be facilitated by Ian DeJesus, Interaction Designer & Researcher at Bessemer Alliance.

NOTE: Advanced sign up is required to attend this session. Spaces will be limited.


Moderators
avatar for Ian DeJesus

Ian DeJesus

Interaction Designer & Researcher, Bessemer Alliance
Ian’s modus operandi is to challenge assumptions and get to the root of a problem. He relishes solving wickedly complex problems that result in meaningful solutions that meet the needs of users, and the business. He has extensive experience designing solutions for a range of domains... Read More →

Saturday October 3, 2015 1:30pm - 2:15pm EDT
 Children's Museum - Theater Lobby 4 10 Children's Way, Pittsburgh, PA 15212

1:30pm EDT

UX Team Management Discussion Group
Limited Capacity seats available

Whether you're new to managing a UX team or a seasoned UX leader, this discussion group will give you the opportunity to exchange ideas, ask tough questions, and provide suggestions to familiar dilemmas as you engage with other UX team managers.
 
This session will be facilitated by Carol Smith, Watson Design Team Manager at IBM.

NOTE: Advanced sign up is required to attend this session. Spaces will be limited. 


Moderators
avatar for Carol Smith

Carol Smith

Sr. Design Manager, IBM
Carol Smith is a business-minded designer who challenges teams to make informed decisions. In her 16-year user experience design career she has successfully led projects for large corporations, government agencies and non-profits. Carol earned her M.S. in Human-Computer Interaction... Read More →

Saturday October 3, 2015 1:30pm - 2:15pm EDT
 Children's Museum - Theater Lobby 1 10 Children's Way, Pittsburgh, PA 15212

1:30pm EDT

UX Team of One/Solo Practitioners Discussion Group
Limited Capacity seats available

Whether you’re a freelance designer or a team of one at your company, this discussion group will give you the opportunity to exchange ideas, ask tough questions, and provide suggestions to familiar dilemmas as you engage with other independent designers.

This session will be facilitated by Chris Roberts, Lead Designer at Rivers Agile Solutions.

NOTE: Advanced sign up is required to attend this session. Spaces will be limited. 


Moderators
avatar for Chris Roberts

Chris Roberts

Lead Designer, Rivers Agile Solutions
I enjoy observing and understanding how people think and interact in a blended digital and physical world, and then creating exceptional, holistic experiences for them. By leveraging the power of human-centered-design, I solve complex issues and craft actionable strategies. I get... Read More →

Saturday October 3, 2015 1:30pm - 2:15pm EDT
 Children's Museum - Theater Lobby 2 10 Children's Way, Pittsburgh, PA 15212

2:30pm EDT

Mid-Career Development Discussion Group
Limited Capacity seats available

Whether you're looking to boost your skills or tackle your next challenge at work, this discussion group will give you the opportunity to exchange ideas, ask tough questions, and provide suggestions to familiar dilemmas as you engage with other designers at the mid-point in their careers.

This session will be facilitated by Geoff Barnes, Lead Designer at MAYA Design.

NOTE: Advanced sign up is required to attend this session. Spaces will be limited. 


Moderators
avatar for Geoff Barnes

Geoff Barnes

Lead Designer, MAYA Design
Geoff is a User Experience designer with over 20 years of experience across a broad array of media and disciplines. His greatest professional pleasure is discovering blind spots in conventional understanding — especially his own — and rebuilding that understanding to incorporate... Read More →

Saturday October 3, 2015 2:30pm - 3:15pm EDT
 Children's Museum - Theater Lobby 3 10 Children's Way, Pittsburgh, PA 15212

2:30pm EDT

New to UX/Career Change Discussion Group
Limited Capacity seats available

Whether you're new to UX or looking to change directions in your career, this discussion group will give you the opportunity to exchange ideas, ask tough questions, and provide suggestions to familiar dilemmas as you engage with others who are just entering the field.

This session will be facilitated by Ian DeJesus, Interaction Designer & Researcher at Bessemer Alliance.

NOTE: Advanced sign up is required to attend this session. Spaces will be limited.


Moderators
avatar for Ian DeJesus

Ian DeJesus

Interaction Designer & Researcher, Bessemer Alliance
Ian’s modus operandi is to challenge assumptions and get to the root of a problem. He relishes solving wickedly complex problems that result in meaningful solutions that meet the needs of users, and the business. He has extensive experience designing solutions for a range of domains... Read More →

Saturday October 3, 2015 2:30pm - 3:15pm EDT
 Children's Museum - Theater Lobby 4 10 Children's Way, Pittsburgh, PA 15212

2:30pm EDT

UX Team Management Discussion Group
Limited Capacity seats available

Whether you're new to managing a UX team or a seasoned UX leader, this discussion group will give you the opportunity to exchange ideas, ask tough questions, and provide suggestions to familiar dilemmas as you engage with other UX team managers.
 
This session will be facilitated by Carol Smith, Watson Design Team Manager at IBM.

NOTE: Advanced sign up is required to attend this session. Spaces will be limited. 


Moderators
avatar for Carol Smith

Carol Smith

Sr. Design Manager, IBM
Carol Smith is a business-minded designer who challenges teams to make informed decisions. In her 16-year user experience design career she has successfully led projects for large corporations, government agencies and non-profits. Carol earned her M.S. in Human-Computer Interaction... Read More →

Saturday October 3, 2015 2:30pm - 3:15pm EDT
 Children's Museum - Theater Lobby 1 10 Children's Way, Pittsburgh, PA 15212

2:30pm EDT

UX Team of One/Solo Practitioners Discussion Group
Limited Capacity seats available

Whether you’re a freelance designer or a team of one at your company, this discussion group will give you the opportunity to exchange ideas, ask tough questions, and provide suggestions to familiar dilemmas as you engage with other independent designers.

This session will be facilitated by Chris Roberts, Lead Designer at Rivers Agile Solutions.

NOTE: Advanced sign up is required to attend this session. Spaces will be limited. 


Moderators
avatar for Chris Roberts

Chris Roberts

Lead Designer, Rivers Agile Solutions
I enjoy observing and understanding how people think and interact in a blended digital and physical world, and then creating exceptional, holistic experiences for them. By leveraging the power of human-centered-design, I solve complex issues and craft actionable strategies. I get... Read More →

Saturday October 3, 2015 2:30pm - 3:15pm EDT
 Children's Museum - Theater Lobby 2 10 Children's Way, Pittsburgh, PA 15212

3:30pm EDT

Mid-Career Development Discussion Group
Limited Capacity seats available

Whether you're looking to boost your skills or tackle your next challenge at work, this discussion group will give you the opportunity to exchange ideas, ask tough questions, and provide suggestions to familiar dilemmas as you engage with other designers at the mid-point in their careers.

This session will be facilitated by Geoff Barnes, Lead Designer at MAYA Design.

NOTE: Advanced sign up is required to attend this session. Spaces will be limited. 


Moderators
avatar for Geoff Barnes

Geoff Barnes

Lead Designer, MAYA Design
Geoff is a User Experience designer with over 20 years of experience across a broad array of media and disciplines. His greatest professional pleasure is discovering blind spots in conventional understanding — especially his own — and rebuilding that understanding to incorporate... Read More →

Saturday October 3, 2015 3:30pm - 4:15pm EDT
 Children's Museum - Theater Lobby 3 10 Children's Way, Pittsburgh, PA 15212

3:30pm EDT

New to UX/Career Change Discussion Group
Limited Capacity seats available

Whether you're new to UX or looking to change directions in your career, this discussion group will give you the opportunity to exchange ideas, ask tough questions, and provide suggestions to familiar dilemmas as you engage with others who are just entering the field.

This session will be facilitated by Ian DeJesus, Interaction Designer & Researcher at Bessemer Alliance.

NOTE: Advanced sign up is required to attend this session. Spaces will be limited.


Moderators
avatar for Ian DeJesus

Ian DeJesus

Interaction Designer & Researcher, Bessemer Alliance
Ian’s modus operandi is to challenge assumptions and get to the root of a problem. He relishes solving wickedly complex problems that result in meaningful solutions that meet the needs of users, and the business. He has extensive experience designing solutions for a range of domains... Read More →

Saturday October 3, 2015 3:30pm - 4:15pm EDT
 Children's Museum - Theater Lobby 4 10 Children's Way, Pittsburgh, PA 15212

3:30pm EDT

UX Team Management Discussion Group
Limited Capacity seats available

Whether you're new to managing a UX team or a seasoned UX leader, this discussion group will give you the opportunity to exchange ideas, ask tough questions, and provide suggestions to familiar dilemmas as you engage with other UX team managers.
 
This session will be facilitated by Carol Smith, Watson Design Team Manager at IBM.

NOTE: Advanced sign up is required to attend this session. Spaces will be limited. 


Moderators
avatar for Carol Smith

Carol Smith

Sr. Design Manager, IBM
Carol Smith is a business-minded designer who challenges teams to make informed decisions. In her 16-year user experience design career she has successfully led projects for large corporations, government agencies and non-profits. Carol earned her M.S. in Human-Computer Interaction... Read More →

Saturday October 3, 2015 3:30pm - 4:15pm EDT
 Children's Museum - Theater Lobby 1 10 Children's Way, Pittsburgh, PA 15212

3:30pm EDT

UX Team of One/Solo Practitioners Discussion Group
Limited Capacity seats available

Whether you’re a freelance designer or a team of one at your company, this discussion group will give you the opportunity to exchange ideas, ask tough questions, and provide suggestions to familiar dilemmas as you engage with other independent designers.

This session will be facilitated by Chris Roberts, Lead Designer at Rivers Agile Solutions.

NOTE: Advanced sign up is required to attend this session. Spaces will be limited. 


Moderators
avatar for Chris Roberts

Chris Roberts

Lead Designer, Rivers Agile Solutions
I enjoy observing and understanding how people think and interact in a blended digital and physical world, and then creating exceptional, holistic experiences for them. By leveraging the power of human-centered-design, I solve complex issues and craft actionable strategies. I get... Read More →

Saturday October 3, 2015 3:30pm - 4:15pm EDT
 Children's Museum - Theater Lobby 2 10 Children's Way, Pittsburgh, PA 15212