13-15 June 2018

Dynamic Earth, Edinburgh

Programme

The sixth UX Scotland programme featured more than 50 exciting sessions!

The UX Scotland programme is also available as an A4 PDF here.

Day One - Wednesday 13th June 2018

8:30  Conference Registration

Room: Biosphere Green/Blue

9:15  Welcome to UX Scotland

9:30

Room:  Biosphere Green/Blue

Keynote

Designing services using DesOps in the Industrial Revolution 4.0

60 minutes

Peter Fossick

Factotum Design

10:30  Refreshment Break

Biosphere Green

Biosphere Blue

Ozone

Salisbury Suite

11:00

Room:  Biosphere Green

 Case Study

Thoughtful growth: designing experiences for Instagram's new and next users

45 minutes

Whitney Trump

Instagram

Switchover

Room:  Biosphere Blue

 Case Study

How to create a user-centered 'digital ecosystem' across devices

45 minutes

Soren Engelbrecht

MAERSK

Switchover

Room:  Ozone

 Workshop

Designing future experiences for children to have better relationships with food

90 minutes

Christina Li

Melon Experience Design

Rachel Liu

Pearson Education

Room:  Salisbury Suite

 Hands-On

User-centred content

90 minutes

Mike Dunn

Edo

Helen Triggs

Edo

11:50

Room:  Biosphere Green

 Case Study

The search continues: creating a great search experience in a post-Google world

45 minutes

Sarah Folkes

Researcher

Selene Hinkley

Shopify

Room:  Biosphere Blue

 Case Study

We need to talk about data

45 minutes

Chris Taylor

D8

12:35  Lunch Break

13:30

Room:  Biosphere Green

 Case Study

UX methods for helping your customers help themselves

45 minutes

Jay Brewer

Rapid7

Switchover

Room:  Biosphere Blue

 Case Study

The UX of management

45 minutes

Adrian Howard

Quietstars

Switchover

Room:  Ozone

 Workshop

Intro to sketchnoting

90 minutes

Chris Spalton

Foolproof

 Workshop

Human-Centered Design Leadership

150 minutes

David Hoang

One Medical

14:20

Room:  Biosphere Green

 Case Study

Bridging the 3000-mile gap between the users and you

45 minutes

Sarah Morgan

FanDuel

Room:  Biosphere Blue

 Case Study

UX heresy: when simple won't do

45 minutes

Rick Monro

Puppet

15:05  Refreshment Break

15:30

Room:  Biosphere Green

 Case Study

Be more certain: a practical approach to research practice

60 minutes

Gregg Bernstein

Vox Media

Room:  Biosphere Blue

 Case Study

Designing for VR: what we've learned

60 minutes

David Taylor

E-VR

Room:  Ozone

 Case Study

The Sensorium: designing future interactions

60 minutes

Dr Emilia Sobolewska

Edinburgh Napier University

Continued

 Workshop

Human-Centered Design Leadership

150 minutes

David Hoang

One Medical

16:30  Social Evening

Day Two - Thursday 14th June 2018

9:00–9:30  Conference Registration

Room: Biosphere Green/Blue

9:30

Room:  Biosphere Green/Blue

Keynote

Systems, discontinuities and thinking beyond UI: key questions for designing connected products

60 minutes

Claire Rowland

Claire Rowland Associates

10:30  Refreshment Break

Biosphere Green

Biosphere Blue

Ozone

Salisbury Suite

11:00

Room:  Biosphere Green

 Case Study

Using a Google Design Sprint as a product superpower

45 minutes

Aaron Kovalcsik

Indeed

Switchover

Room:  Biosphere Blue

 Case Study

Bring it to life

45 minutes

Markus Knigge

Volkswagen Financial Services AG - Digital Unit

Switchover

Room:  Ozone

 Tutorial

Asking better questions

45 minutes

Chris How

Clearleft

Switchover

Room:  Salisbury Suite

 Tutorial

How we became accidental accessibility champions, and how you could too!

90 minutes

Chris Gibbons

Auto Trader

Anya Braun

Auto Trader

11:50

 
 
 

Room:  Biosphere Green

 Case Study

UX designers vs. climate change

45 minutes

James Christie

Mad*Pow

Room:  Biosphere Blue

 Case Study

Practising creativity

45 minutes

John Lloyd

Hilton

Room:  Ozone

 Tutorial

Getting started with Jobs-To-Be-Done

45 minutes

Andy Irvine

FreeAgent

12:35  Lunch Break

13:30

Room:  Biosphere Green

 Case Study

Accessible everyone

60 minutes

Michael Crabb

University of Dundee

Room:  Biosphere Blue

 Discussion

UX in the wild: mentorship

60 minutes

Sarah Klassen-Rempel

Descartes Systems Group

Room:  Ozone

 Tutorial

The Lost Art of Task Modelling

60 minutes

Jesmond Allen

Jesmond Allen Ltd

Room:  Salisbury Suite

 Case Study

Leveraging customer service expertise to improve UX

60 minutes

Llara Geddes

Beauty Bay

14:30  Refreshment Break

15:00

Room:  Biosphere Green

 Case Study

Full stories

60 minutes

Gregg Bernstein

Vox Media

Room:  Ozone

 Tutorial

Using micro-interactions to create memories and brand loyalty

60 minutes

Kimberly McLean

Herringbone Studio

Room:  Salisbury Suite

 Tutorial

Statistics for UX professionals

60 minutes

Jessica Cameron

User Vision

16:00  Switchover

Room: Biosphere Green/Blue

16:10

 Lightning Talks

UXFail

2-8 minutes

Colin McQuistan

Sopra Steria

The worst lightning talk in history

2-8 minutes

Mark Dalgarno

Software Acumen

How Sound helps us make sense of the world

2-8 minutes

Abi Reynolds

Uservision

Experience from the inside

2-8 minutes

Joanne Rigby

Orange Bus

How we got from Arthur's Seat to The Pentlands - A case study

2-8 minutes

Arianna Marsilio

Make it Social

17:00  Social Evening

Day Three - Friday 15th June 2018

9:00–9:30  Conference Registration

Room: Biosphere Green/Blue

9:30

Room:  Biosphere Green/Blue

Keynote

Changing the remit

60 minutes

Kate Tarling

Fly UX Ltd

10:30  Refreshment Break

Biosphere Green

Biosphere Blue

Ozone

Salisbury Suite

11:00

Room:  Biosphere Green

 Case Study

Backpack, our journey in creating a design system

45 minutes

James Ferguson

Skyscanner

Switchover

Room:  Biosphere Blue

 Case Study

Expecting the Unexpected: Designing for edge cases

45 minutes

Courtney Yule

Scott Logic

Switchover

Room:  Ozone

 Tutorial

Darker patterns: the problems with seemingly seamless user experiences

45 minutes

Jessica Cameron

User Vision

Switchover

Room:  Salisbury Suite

 Workshop

Play the part: an introduction to technology experience prototyping

90 minutes

David Hoang

One Medical

Melissa Hickey

Fannie Mae

11:50

 
 

Room:  Biosphere Green

 Case Study

Overcoming bias in design

45 minutes

Heather O'Neill

Pixels for Humans

Room:  Ozone

 Tutorial

UX and the spaces in between

45 minutes

Kevin Richardson

Infragistics

12:35  Lunch Break

13:30

Room:  Biosphere Green

 Case Study

A New IA for NHS.UK

60 minutes

Sophie Dennis

NHS Digital

Room:  Biosphere Blue

 Tutorial

Bringing order to the chaos – good UX governance

60 minutes

Stephen Denning

User Vision

Room:  Salisbury Suite

 Case Study

What I learned about motivation while losing 5 stone in 6 months

60 minutes

Spencer Turner

Cultivate

14:30  Refreshment Break

Room: Biosphere Green/Blue

15:00

Room:  Biosphere Green/Blue

Endnote

Post-UX

60 minutes

Cennydd Bowles

Cennydd Ltd

16:00  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.