Programme

UX in the City: Manchester programme featured more than 25 sessions covering a wide range of UX topics.

Day One - 4th May 2017

8:45

conference registration

9:15

Welcome to UX in the City: Manchester

9:30

10:30

tea/coffee break

11:00

 Case Study

Session cancelled

45 minutes

Charlotte Gauthier

The Guardian

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11:50

 Case Study

Pattern libraries that work!

45 minutes

Thomas Foster

Schroders

12:35

lunch break

13:30

 Case Study

The UX of management

45 minutes

Adrian Howard

Quietstars

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14:20

 Tutorial

Defining MVP with scenarios

45 minutes

Tatiana Kolesnikova

SeniorDev

Arvid Torset

SeniorDev

15:05

tea/coffee break

15:35

 Case Study

Assumptions prohibited

60 minutes

Andre Jay Meissner

 Workshop

User research with social media

60 minutes

Dave Ellender

Evidence Tools

 Workshop

The joy of mental models

60 minutes

Bonny Colville-Hyde

Immediate Media

16:35

Lightning Talk

10 minutes

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17:10

Social Evening

Day Two - 5th May 2017

9:00

conference registration

9:30

 Keynote

Pitching ideas: How to sell your ideas to others

60 minutes

Jeroen van Geel

Oak and Morrow / Beam Labs

10:30

tea/coffee break

11:00

 Tutorial

Accessibility as a focus for people first design

45 minutes

David Sloan

The Paciello Group

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 Workshop

Design for Humanity

45 minutes

Colin Preston

Code Computerlove

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 Workshop

Mike Laurie's World of Systems'

90 minutes

Mike Laurie

Independent

11:50

 Tutorial

Icons in interfaces

45 minutes

Matthew Standage

Oxford Computer Consultants

 Case Study

What we learnt from building a User Council

45 minutes

Jana Grajciarova

Repositive

12:35

lunch break

13:30

 Case Study

My country: the user experience

45 minutes

Colman Walsh

uxtraining.com

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 Case Study

Testing 1, 2, 3...

45 minutes

Llara Geddes

amaze

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15:05

tea/coffee break

15:35

 Case Study

Assessing your UX maturity

60 minutes

Jay Brewer

Vice President Experience Design, Rapid7

 Tutorial

UX side effects

60 minutes

Vicky Teinaki

Orange Bus

16:35

Conference Close

Session Types

Case Study/Experience Report

A presentation and discussion of real-life (not theoretical) experiences of the application (or mis-application) of service design techniques. Case studies and experience reports include some discussion of lessons learned and an indication of how novel the work is.

Hands-On

Participants learn a new approach, tool or technology through using it to solve one or more practical exercises. Any software/hardware requirements are disclosed in the session description.

Tutorial

A session focused around some specific tool, technique or issue. Primarily led by the speaker, tutorials usually include some elements of interactivity or individual / group exercise.

Workshop

An in-depth working session on a specific topic. May include paper presentations.

Lightning Talks

Short talks (max 10 minutes) on almost any topic.

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