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2016 Schedule

We are excited to announce our 2016 schedule and speakers!

Day One — Keynotes and Sessions

As with any schedule, the time and placement of sessions may be subject to changes.

7:30-8:20

Check-in / Coffee / Network

8:20-8:30

Welcome / Announcements

8:30-9:20

Morning Keynote
Denise Jacobs

9:30-10:20

Ski-U-Mah
Enjoy working with people by controlling the only thing you can
Kelsey Lundberg, Erik Gruber
Swain Room
Thinking About Sustainability During a Website Redesign
Natalie Semczuk
Johnson Great Room
ARIA: What, Why, and When
Phil Kragnes

10:30-11:20

Ski-U-Mah
Lessons learned teaching at a development bootcamp
Scott Bromander
Swain Room
Beyond Lorem Ipsum: The User Experience of Content
Sharon Bautista
Johnson Great Room
Shall I Compare Thee to a Line of Code?
Lauren Scott

11:30-12:30

Lunch

12:30-1:20

Afternoon Keynote
Sara Wachter-Boettcher

1:30-2:20

Ski-U-Mah
Let’s Be Honest: Creating Content People Actually Want
Sarah Rhea Werner
Swain Room
Practical Color Theory for People Who Code
Natalya Shelburne
Johnson Great Room
Serverless Architecture Concepts
Kelly Andrews

2:30-3:20

Ski-U-Mah
IA in Agile: You’ll See the Forest Eventually
Hannah Grossman
Swain Room
Signs of the Times: What Road Signs Taught Me About Web Design
Duncan Jimbo
Johnson Great Room
Oh, Behave: BDD Implementation with Cucumber
Dana Scheider

3:30-4:20

Ski-U-Mah
Dear User, Let’s Be Friends
Scott Kubie
Swain Room
Beyond Whitespace: Designing for Complex Content
Michelle Schulp
Johnson Great Room
Sizing up responsive images: Make a plan with the help of these kittens
Marc Drummond

5:00-7:00

Join us for a reception at Republic – bring your conference badge.
Take the light rail to the party! Republic is a short walk (1 block north, 1 block west) from the West Bank station on the Green Line. You can buy a 6-hour pass for $4 - press the G button on the ticket machine at the train platform.
Day One — Keynotes and Sessions
Time Ski-U-Mah Swain Room Johnson Great Room
7:30-8:20 Check-in / Coffee / Network
8:20-8:30 Welcome / Announcements
8:30-9:20 Morning Keynote
Denise Jacobs
9:30-10:20 Enjoy working with people by controlling the only thing you can
Kelsey Lundberg, Erik Gruber
Thinking About Sustainability During a Website Redesign
Natalie Semczuk
ARIA: What, Why, and When
Phil Kragnes
10:30-11:20 Lessons learned teaching at a development bootcamp
Scott Bromander
Beyond Lorem Ipsum: The User Experience of Content
Sharon Bautista
Shall I Compare Thee to a Line of Code?
Lauren Scott
11:30-12:30 Lunch
12:30-1:20 Afternoon Keynote
Sara Wachter-Boettcher
1:30-2:20 Let’s Be Honest: Creating Content People Actually Want
Sarah Rhea Werner
Practical Color Theory for People Who Code
Natalya Shelburne
Serverless Architecture Concepts
Kelly Andrews
2:30-3:20 IA in Agile: You’ll See the Forest Eventually
Hannah Grossman
Signs of the Times: What Road Signs Taught Me About Web Design
Duncan Jimbo
Oh, Behave: BDD Implementation with Cucumber
Dana Scheider
3:30-4:20 Dear User, Let’s Be Friends
Scott Kubie
Beyond Whitespace: Designing for Complex Content
Michelle Schulp
Sizing up responsive images: Make a plan with the help of these kittens
Marc Drummond
5:00-7:00 Join us for a reception at Republic – bring your conference badge.
Take the light rail to the party! Republic is a short walk (1 block north, 1 block west) from the West Bank station on the Green Line. You can buy a 6-hour pass for $4 - press the G button on the ticket machine at the train platform.

Day Two — Half-Day Workshops

As with any schedule, the time and placement of sessions may be subject to changes.

8:00-8:30

Check-in / Coffee / Network

8:30-11:30

Room 1 TBD
Responsive Design with Bootstrap
Jen Kramer
Room 2 TBD
Escaping the “Confused Freakout” Phase of Design Research
Matt Edwards
Room 3 TBD
DIY Usability — Planning, Prototyping, and Facilitating Your Own Usability Study
Nick Rosencrans, David Rosen

11:30-1:00

Lunch
On your own – Google Map of Suggestions

1:00-4:00

Room 1 TBD
What’s New in JavaScript: Hands on ES6
Dan Callahan
Room 2 TBD
Content Strategy and User Experience: Combination in Practice
Amy Grace Wells
Room 3 TBD
From Analysis to Synthesis: Tools and Techniques for Discovery Work
Kerry-Anne Gilowey
Day Two — Half-Day Workshops
Time Room 1 TBD Room 2 TBD Room 3 TBD
8:00-8:30 Check-in / Coffee / Network
8:30-11:30 Responsive Design with Bootstrap
Jen Kramer
Escaping the “Confused Freakout” Phase of Design Research
Matt Edwards
DIY Usability — Planning, Prototyping, and Facilitating Your Own Usability Study
Nick Rosencrans, David Rosen
11:30-1:00 Lunch
On your own – Google Map of Suggestions
1:00-4:00 What’s New in JavaScript: Hands on ES6
Dan Callahan
Content Strategy and User Experience: Combination in Practice
Amy Grace Wells
From Analysis to Synthesis: Tools and Techniques for Discovery Work
Kerry-Anne Gilowey

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