2014 Schedule


Sessions & Keynotes: Day One
Time Ski-U-Mah Maroon & Gold Johnson Great room
7:30 – 8:20 Check-in / Coffee / Network
8:20 – 8:30 Welcome / Announcements
8:30 – 9:20 Spock-like Things in a Kirk-like World
Maggie Koerth-Baker
9:30 – 10:20 Breaking Down Component-Based Web Design
Emma Jane Westby
Writing Content that Works Everywhere (Including Smartphones)
David Poteet
It’s Too Fancy! Back to Basics User Experience
Kristi McKinney
10:30 – 11:20 Front-End Development for Back-End Developers
Bertine Buchan & Amy Berg
The ADA and Websites: What Does It Mean?
Amy Sanders
Your User is a Hero: Applying Joseph Campbell’s “Monomyth” to User Experience Design
Matt Edwards
11:30 – 12:30 Lunch
12:30 – 1:20 25 Years of the Web and 25 Years of the Web Team
Lisa Welchman
1:30 – 2:20 AngularJS
Daniel Holth
Mentoring the Next Generation of UX Designers
Claire Bailey, Fred Beecher, Heather Wydeven
Flexible Field Studies: Observing Users in Context
Kate Gomoll & Kevin Farner
2:30 – 3:20 The Hitchhiker’s Guide to SASS
Tony Thomas & Jim Hart
Beautifully Functional: Activities that Inform Features and Aesthetic
Brant Day & Emily Schmittler
Take the Pledge to Talk To More Users
Beth McKeever
3:30 – 4:20 HTML5: All Your Games Are Belong To Us
Erik Onarheim
From Hack to App
Jason Kadrmas
Programmers Can UX Too
Eryn O’Neil
5:00 – 7:00 Join us for a reception sponsored by MnSearch Summit at Republic – bring your conference badge

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

Day Two: Half-Day Workshops
Time  Johnson Great Room  Ski-U-Mah  Maroon & Gold
8:00-8:30 Check-in / Coffee / Network
8:30-11:30 Designing with Concept Diagrams
Scott Kubie
Flexible Field Studies: Observing Users in Context
Kate Gomoll & Kevin Farner
PHP for Web Designers
Mike Stowe
Sold Out!
11:30-1:00 Lunch
On your own – suggestions in PDF format or a Google Map
1:00-4:00 Collaborative Design for Everyone!
Beth McKeever & Heather Bryan
Component-Based Web Design
Emma Jane Westby & Joe Shindelar
Sold Out!
HTML5 Mobile App Development with PhoneGap
Mark Lassoff