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UX Thursday Detroit 2014

Thursday, June 26, 9:00am–4:15pm

The Gem Theater, 333 Madison Avenue, Detroit, MI

Jared Spool will kick off the day discussing the Kano Model, which helps you gauge your users’ expectations, followed by six compelling case studies from real UXers from around the Detroit area. We’ll wrap up the day with a special keynote presentation. You don’t want to miss this local show focused entirely on user experience!

Speakers

  • Jared Spool, CEO & Founding Principal, User Interface Engineering
  • Stephanie Rosenbaum, CEO, TecEd
  • Ivo Gasparotto, Designer and UX Lead, GE Capital
  • Amy Montgomery, UX/QA Shared Services Team, Department of Technology, Management and Budget agency
  • Dan Klyn, Co-founder, The Understanding Group
  • Lauren Colton, Information Architect & Business Development Strategist, Gravity Works Design & Development
  • Keith Instone, Strategic User Experience Consultant
  • Dana Chisnell, Principal Researcher, UsabilityWorks

Cost is $129. Register and get more informantion.

Detroit’s Global Accessibility Awareness Day Event

Thursday, May 15, 6:00pm

Team Detroit, 550 Town Center Dr., Dearborn, MI

Detroit User Experience is proud to host the first Global Accessibility Awareness Day, Detroit at Team Detroit. We’re thrilled to have three speakers for the event including:

  • Mike Elledge from Ford Motor Company, talking about the needs and benefits of accessible web design
  • Josie Scott from GE Capital, talking on plain language
  • Dylan Barrell from Deque, speaking on importance of accessibility thinking early in the development process for websites, applications, and services

Cost is $5, and preregistration is required. More information about the event is available on the Detroit User Experience Meetup site.