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 View slides or other resources
Emma Jane Westby
Writing content that works everywhere (including smartphones) View slides or other resources
David Poteet
It’s too fancy! Back to basics user experience View slides or other resources
Kristi McKinney
10:30-11:20 Front-end development for back-end developers View slides or other resources
Bertine Buchan & Amy Berg
The ADA & websites: What does it mean?
Amy Sanders
Your user is a hero: Applying Joseph Campbell’s “Monomyth” to user experience design View slides or other resources
Matt Edwards
11:30-12:30 Lunch
12:30-1:20 25 years of the web team
Lisa Welchman
1:30-2:20 AngularJS View slides or other resources
Daniel Holth
Mentoring the next generation of UX designers View slides or other resources
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 View slides or other resources
Tony Thomas & Jim Hart
Beautifully functional: Activities that inform features & aesthetic
Brant Day & Emily Schmittler
Talk to more users
Beth McKeever
3:30-4:20 HTML5: All your games are belong to us View slides or other resources
Erik Onarheim
From hack to app
Jason Kadrmas
Programmers can UX too View slides or other resources
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
11:30-1:00 Lunch
On your own – suggestions in PDF format or a Google Map
1:00-4:00 Collaborative design for everyone! View slides or other resources
Beth McKeever & Heather Bryan
Component-based web design View slides or other resources
Emma Jane Westby & Joe Shindelar
HTML5 mobile app development with PhoneGap
Mark Lassoff

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