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Schedule

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

You’re Not Doing Usability Testing? Are You… Nuts?
Steve Krug

9:30-10:20

Ski-U-Mah
One Second or Bust: The Quest for Quick Page Loads
Marc Drummond
Swain Room
The Death of Lorem Ipsum and Pixel-Perfect Content
David Olsen
Johnson Great Room
Behavioral Insights for A Better Web
Steven Bayer, Trystan Hansen, Emily McAuliffe

10:30-11:20

Ski-U-Mah
Code Reviews: That’s a Great Idea!
Amy Hammond
Swain Room
Getting past “Too Many Cooks in the Kitchen” – Learning to design collaboratively
Mahtab Rezai
Johnson Great Room
Proactively Managing Your Career
Paul DeBettignies

11:30-12:30

Lunch

12:30-1:20

The Mobile Content Mandate
Karen McGrane

1:30-2:20

Ski-U-Mah
Are You Over-Testing?
Todd Gardner
Swain Room
Teach Them Well: Applying Key Principles of Learning To Design
Victor Yocco
Johnson Great Room
Google Analytics 101
Ruth Rosengren

2:30-3:20

Ski-U-Mah
How to Evaluate Web Pages for Accessibility
Tonu Mikk
Swain Room
You Can’t Ship from Your Ivory Tower: Including Developers in the Design Process
Matt Edwards
Johnson Great Room
Visual Storytelling: The State of “Show Me” Social Sharing
Mykl Roventine

3:30-4:20

Ski-U-Mah
Drowning in Data: Living Through a Content Inventory with an Information Hoarder
Gianna Pfister-LaPin
Swain Room
Making the Web Fireproof: A Building Code for Websites
Dylan Wilbanks
Johnson Great Room
All I Ever Needed to Know About Social Media I Learned from the Muppets
Tonya Oaks Smith

5:00-7:00

Join us for a reception sponsored by MnSearch Summit at Republic – bring your conference badge
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 You’re Not Doing Usability Testing? Are You… Nuts?
Steve Krug
9:30-10:20 One Second or Bust: The Quest for Quick Page Loads
Marc Drummond
The Death of Lorem Ipsum and Pixel-Perfect Content
David Olsen
Behavioral Insights for A Better Web
Steven Bayer, Trystan Hansen, Emily McAuliffe
10:30-11:20 Code Reviews: That’s a Great Idea!
Amy Hammond
Getting past “Too Many Cooks in the Kitchen” – Learning to design collaboratively
Mahtab Rezai
Proactively Managing Your Career
Paul DeBettignies
11:30-12:30 Lunch
12:30-1:20 The Mobile Content Mandate
Karen McGrane
1:30-2:20 Are You Over-Testing?
Todd Gardner
Teach Them Well: Applying Key Principles of Learning To Design
Victor Yocco
Google Analytics 101
Ruth Rosengren
2:30-3:20 How to Evaluate Web Pages for Accessibility
Tonu Mikk
You Can’t Ship from Your Ivory Tower: Including Developers in the Design Process
Matt Edwards
Visual Storytelling: The State of “Show Me” Social Sharing
Mykl Roventine
3:30-4:20 Drowning in Data: Living Through a Content Inventory with an Information Hoarder
Gianna Pfister-LaPin
Making the Web Fireproof: A Building Code for Websites
Dylan Wilbanks
All I Ever Needed to Know About Social Media I Learned from the Muppets
Tonya Oaks Smith
5:00-7:00 Join us for a reception sponsored by MnSearch Summit at Republic – bring your conference badge

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 - Inventor 1
Communicating Content Strategy: Visual Tools for Content Planning and Production
Scott Kubie, Michael Metts
Room - Inventor 2
Future-Proof Your Interfaces with Automated CSS Testing
Kevin Lamping
Room - Inventor 3
Not Wearing Pants: Is Freelancing Right for Me?
Kate O'Reilly

11:30-1:00

Lunch
On your own – Google Map of Suggestions

1:00-4:00

Room - Inventor 1
Training the CMS: Building a Better Authoring Experience
Eileen Webb
Room - Inventor 2
Putting the D&D In TDD
George Walters
Room - Inventor 3
Web Accessibility: Issues, Detection, Evaluation, Demonstration, and Resolution
Phil Kragnes
Day Two — Half-Day Workshops
Time Room - Inventor 1 Room - Inventor 2 Room - Inventor 3
8:00-8:30 Check-in / Coffee / Network
8:30-11:30 Communicating Content Strategy: Visual Tools for Content Planning and Production
Scott Kubie, Michael Metts
Future-Proof Your Interfaces with Automated CSS Testing
Kevin Lamping
Not Wearing Pants: Is Freelancing Right for Me?
Kate O'Reilly
11:30-1:00 Lunch
On your own – Google Map of Suggestions
1:00-4:00 Training the CMS: Building a Better Authoring Experience
Eileen Webb
Putting the D&D In TDD
George Walters
Web Accessibility: Issues, Detection, Evaluation, Demonstration, and Resolution
Phil Kragnes

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