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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

Banish Your Inner Critic
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

Everybody Hurts: Content for Kindness
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 Banish Your Inner Critic
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 Everybody Hurts: Content for Kindness
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

Ski-U-Mah
(Sold Out) DIY Usability — Planning, Prototyping, and Facilitating Your Own Usability Study
Nick Rosencrans, David Rosen
Swain Room
Escaping the “Confused Freakout” Phase of Design Research
Matt Edwards
Johnson Great Room
Responsive Design with Bootstrap
Jen Kramer

11:30-1:00

Lunch
On your own – Google Map of Suggestions

1:00-4:00

Ski-U-Mah
What’s New in JavaScript: Hands on ES6
Dan Callahan
Swain Room
Content Strategy and User Experience: Combination in Practice
Amy Grace Wells
Johnson Great Room
From Analysis to Synthesis: Tools and Techniques for Discovery Work
Kerry-Anne Gilowey
Day Two — Half-Day Workshops
Time Ski-U-Mah Swain Room Johnson Great Room
8:00-8:30 Check-in / Coffee / Network
8:30-11:30 (Sold Out) DIY Usability — Planning, Prototyping, and Facilitating Your Own Usability Study
Nick Rosencrans, David Rosen
Escaping the “Confused Freakout” Phase of Design Research
Matt Edwards
Responsive Design with Bootstrap
Jen Kramer
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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