Programme

We're delighted to present this year's UX Scotland programme, featuring more than 45 sessions covering a wide range of UX topics.

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Day One - Wednesday 7th June

8:15

conference registration

9:15

Welcome to UX Scotland

9:30

 Keynote

Beyond the UX Tipping Point

60 minutes

Jared Spool

10:30

tea/coffee break

12:35

lunch break

13:30

 Case Study

Typography and the user experience

45 minutes

Matthew Standage

Oxford Computer Consultants

switchover

 Workshop

UX testing for absolute beginners

150 minutes

Ria Sheppard

BestVPN.com

Paul Stevens

AutoTrader

14:20

 Case Study

Good design is...a myth

45 minutes

Zoltan Kollin

IBM

 Case Study

Help designers make accessible websites

45 minutes

Stergios Kritikos

Individual

15:05

tea/coffee break

15:35

 Case Study

Pitching ideas: How to sell your ideas to others

60 minutes

Jeroen van Geel

Oak and Morrow / Beam Labs

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 Workshop

UX testing for absolute beginners

150 minutes

Ria Sheppard

BestVPN.com

Paul Stevens

AutoTrader

16:35

Lightning Talk

10 minutes

You?

Please submit your talk now or sign up on the day.

17:30

Social Evening

Day Two - Thursday 8th June

8:45

conference registration

9:30

 Keynote

The journey of 500 journeys

60 minutes

Dana Chisnell

Center for Civic Design

10:30

tea/coffee break

11:00

switchover

 Case Study

Show me something nice! On making buying suggestions

45 minutes

Memi Beltrame

Less A Mess, Zurich

switchover

 Hands-On

Sketchnoters are the better thinkers

90 minutes

Dr Makayla Lewis

Lancaster University

 Tutorial

Safety in numbers: a framework for benchmarking the user experience

90 minutes

Jessica Cameron

User Vision

Abi Reynolds

User Vision

11:50

 Case Study

Supercharge a customer lens review of an SME business

45 minutes

Sally Rogan

Outside-in Experience Design

Sandy Callander

Denholm Associates

 Case Study

Inviting experimentation by design

45 minutes

Cliff Seal

Salesforce

12:35

lunch break

13:30

switchover

 Experience Report

Remote UX, open source UX

45 minutes

Tammie Lister

Automattic

switchover

14:20

 Tutorial

Style guide driven development (SDD)

45 minutes

Arvid Torset

SeniorDev

Tatiana Kolesnikova

SeniorDev

15:05

tea/coffee break

15:35

 Case Study

The multiple personality conundrum

60 minutes

Joe Dollar-Smirnov

Red Badger

 Case Study

Assessing your UX maturity

60 minutes

Jay Brewer

Vice President Experience Design, Rapid7

16:35

Social Evening

Day Three - Friday 9th June

8:30

conference registration

9:15

 Keynote

The architecture of talent

60 minutes

Alberta Soranzo

Lloyds Banking Group

10:15

tea/coffee break

10:45

 Case Study

Bring it to life

45 minutes

Markus Knigge

Volkswagen Financial Services AG

switchover

 Case Study

Beyond the screen - designing for connected devices

45 minutes

Jennifer Fraser

Macadamian

Lina Bonapace

Macadamian

switchover

 Case Study

Screen to screen

90 minutes

Lucinda Broadbent

Media Co-Op

Louise Scott

Media Co-Op

12:20

lunch break

14:20

tea/coffee break

14:45

 Tutorial

Talking forms

60 minutes

Hilary Brownlie

Registers of Scotland

 Case Study

How many hats can you really wear?

60 minutes

Spencer Turner

Cultivate

15:45

Conference Close

Case Study/Experience Report

A presentation and discussion of real-life (not theoretical) experiences of the application (or mis-application) of service design techniques. Case studies and experience reports include some discussion of lessons learned and an indication of how novel the work is.

Hands-On

Participants learn a new approach, tool or technology through using it to solve one or more practical exercises. Any software/hardware requirements are disclosed in the session description.

Tutorial

A session focused around some specific tool, technique or issue. Primarily led by the speaker, tutorials usually include some elements of interactivity or individual / group exercise.

Workshop

An in-depth working session on a specific topic. May include paper presentations.

Lightning Talks

Short talks (max 10 minutes) on almost any topic.

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