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Monday, June 04, 2012 - Pre-Conference Workshops & Tutorials
Time
Description
Presenters
Location

9:00am - 5:15pm

Practical Statistics for User Research
Tutorial (Evaluation/Testing) for Advanced Practitioners (AP)

Jeff Sauro, James R. Lewis
TBD


9:00am - 5:15pm

Using Quantitative Techniques with Traditionally Qualitative Methods
Tutorial (User Research) for General

Jen McGinn
TBD


9:00am - 5:15pm

Agile UX Toolkit
Tutorial (Other) for General

Desiree Sy, John Schrag
TBD


9:00am - 5:15pm

Research in Practice - 2012
Tutorial (Other) for Advanced Practitioners (AP)

Kath Straub, Elisa del Galdo, Diana R. Nelson
TBD


9:00am - 5:15pm

Field Research for User Experience
Tutorial (User Research) for Usability Fundamentals (UF)

Danielle Cooley
TBD


9:00am - 5:15pm

Leading Projects & Teams with Storyboards
Tutorial (Other) for Usability Fundamentals (UF)

Ron Sova, Deb Sova
TBD


9:00am - 5:15pm

Developing a UX Lead Program
Tutorial (Other) for Advanced Practitioners (AP)

Craig Peters, Richard Charette
TBD


9:00am - 5:15pm

How to Test for Web Accessibility and Universal Usability
Tutorial (Other) for Usability Fundamentals (UF)

Ann Chadwick-Dias, Marguerite Bergel
TBD


9:00am - 5:15pm

Prototyping as a Multi-Tool
Tutorial (User Research) for General

Chauncey Wilson
TBD


6:00pm - 9:30pm

Writing Successful Usability Proposals
Half Day Tutorial (Leadership) for Advanced Practitioners (AP)

Chris Hass
TBD


6:00pm - 9:30pm

Selecting UCD Methods that Maximize Benefits and Minimize Project Risks
Half Day Tutorial (Other) for Usability Fundamentals (UF)

Nigel Bevan
TBD


6:00pm - 9:30pm

Content Strategy: Up to the Test!
Half Day Tutorial (Evaluation/Testing) for General

Margot Bloomstein
TBD


6:00pm - 9:30pm

Design Studio: A Method for Idea Generation, Critique and Iteration
Half Day Tutorial (Design) for General

Adam Connor
TBD


6:00pm - 9:30pm

What designers need to know about HTML5 and CSS3
Half Day Tutorial (Design) for General

Fred LeBlanc
TBD


6:00pm - 9:30pm

IA for Orwell
Half Day Tutorial (Design) for General

Rob Fitzgibbon
TBD


6:00pm - 9:30pm

Usability Testing Fundamentals
Half Day Tutorial (Evaluation/Testing) for Usability Fundamentals (UF)

Debbie Cook, Michelle Erickson
TBD

Tuesday, June 05, 2012 - Pre-Conference Workshops & Tutorials
Time
Description
Presenters
Location

9:00am - 10:30am

Opening Speaker
Invited Speaker (Other) for General

Ronald E. Riggio
TBD


11:00am - 12:00pm

Everyone Is A Consultant
Presentation (Leadership) for Advanced Practitioners (AP)

Susan Weinschenk
TBD


11:00am - 12:00pm

Measuring First Impressions of Website Usability
Presentation (Evaluation/Testing) for General

Jeff Sauro
TBD


11:00am - 12:00pm

Why games like Farmville grab attention, shape interactions and drive sustained behavior
Presentation (Design) for Advanced Practitioners (AP)

Kath Straub, Suzanne Long, Lori Hawkins, Diana R. Nelson
TBD


11:00am - 12:00pm

The Culinary User Experience
Ignite Session (Design) for General

Chauncey E. Wilson, Stephanie Rosenbaum, Rolf Molich, Jakob Biesterfeldt, Cindy Lu, John Chin
TBD


11:00am - 12:00pm

Usability Fundamentals Passport Orientation
Presentation (Other) for General

Dan Berlin
TBD


1:30pm - 2:30pm

Remote Fieldwork: How observational studies elevated usability at AutoTrader.com
Presentation (User Research) for General

Emily Schroeder
TBD


1:30pm - 2:30pm

The desire paths of design
Presentation (Design) for General

James Rosenberg
TBD


1:30pm - 2:30pm

Establishing Rapport and Matching Communication Styles with Test Participants
Presentation (User Research) for Usability Fundamentals (UF)

Mary M. Michaels, Catherine Gaddy
TBD


1:30pm - 2:30pm

Pairing Up Usability Testing with A/B Testing for Conversion Rate Optimization
Presentation (Evaluation/Testing) for General

Shanshan Ma
TBD


1:30pm - 2:30pm

The (Generation) Y Factor: How a 20-something can be a UX leader
Ignite Session (Leadership) for General

Meghan Godin, Julia Sloan
TBD


3:00pm - 4:00pm

Reading Body Language during User Testing :: A Quick Guide
Presentation (Evaluation/Testing) for Usability Fundamentals (UF)

Brooke Baldwin
TBD


3:00pm - 4:00pm

Robert L. Thomas, Michael Ryan, Rich Buttiglieri, Alla Zollers, Stephen Denning, Jen McGinn
TBD


3:00pm - 4:00pm

Usability testing medical devices
Presentation (User Research) for General

Dan Berlin, Chris Hass
TBD


3:00pm - 4:00pm

Conducting Quick Check Testing to Get User Feedback
Presentation (Evaluation/Testing) for General

Kate Walser, Jonathan Rubin
TBD


3:00pm - 4:00pm

Designing configurable and customizable applications
Presentation (Design) for General

Lisa Battle, Laura Chessman
TBD


4:30pm - 5:30pm

Using Social Media to Deliver Better User Experience
Ignite Session (User Research) for General

Erling Amundson, Danielle Cooley, Christopher Myers, Kathryn Jurick, Stephanie Gauman, Dan Berlin
TBD


4:30pm - 5:30pm

Selling Design To Human Beings - The 13 Communication Anti Patterns That Kill Good Proposals
Presentation (Leadership) for Usability Fundamentals (UF)

Martina Schell, James O'Brien
TBD


4:30pm - 5:30pm

Building Out a User Experience Team: Making UX Relevant Companywide
Panel (Leadership) for General

Robert L. Thomas, Chauncey Wilson, Amy Kidd, Jennifer Fabrizi, Amy Cueva, Chris S. LaRoche
TBD


4:30pm - 5:30pm

Designing the Gov 2.0 UX
Presentation (Design) for General

Kate Walser
TBD


4:30pm - 5:30pm

Student Design Jam Meet & Greet
Special Event (Other) for General

TBD

Wednesday, June 06, 2012 - Main Conference
Time
Description
Presenters
Location

9:00am - 10:00am

Persona Development
Presentation (User Research) for Usability Fundamentals (UF)

Jen McGinn
TBD


9:00am - 10:00am

Segmentation: The Shadowy Side of Persona Development
Presentation (User Research) for Advanced Practitioners (AP)

David A. Siegel
TBD


9:00am - 10:00am

Thyra Rauch, Aviva Rosenstein , Jeff Patton, Desiree Sy, Carol J. Smith
TBD


9:00am - 10:00am

Design the Mobile User Experience
Presentation (Design) for Usability Fundamentals (UF)

Shanshan Ma
TBD


9:00am - 10:00am

Seizing UX opportunities: influencing your organization one wake-up call at a time
Ignite Session (Leadership) for General

Sandy Sterling, Charlotte Schwendeman
TBD


11:00am - 12:00pm

User Research on the Cheap
Ignite Session (User Research) for General

Chris S. LaRoche, Andrea Evans, Andrew Wirtanen, Chauncey Wilson, Kristyn Greenwood, Katherine Wahl, Jen McGinn
TBD


11:00am - 12:00pm

10 tips for a better survey
Presentation (User Research) for Usability Fundamentals (UF)

Caroline Jarrett
TBD


11:00am - 12:00pm

Designing mobile experiences in Southern Africa
Presentation (User Research) for General

Helga Letowt-Vorbek, Liezel K. Stegmann
TBD


11:00am - 12:00pm

Designing a Mobile User Experience for Breast Cancer Survivors
Presentation (User Research) for General

Derek Olson
TBD


11:00am - 12:00pm

Tammy Sachs, Ronnie Battista
TBD


1:30pm - 2:30pm

Let's Get Together, People: Why UX Practitioners and Marketing Researchers Need to Join Forces Now
Ignite Session (User Research) for General

David Kozatch, Patrick Ibizugbe , Kathi Kaiser, Emerson Niide, Michelle Dash, Sara Mastro , Elisa del Galdo
TBD


1:30pm - 2:30pm

Finding the Right Things to Measure with Web Analytics
Presentation (Evaluation/Testing) for Usability Fundamentals (UF)

Michael Beasley
TBD


1:30pm - 2:30pm

Observational Data Logging
Peer Reviewed Paper (User Research) for General

Kristyn Greenwood, Andrea Evans
TBD


1:30pm - 2:30pm

Developing government web accessibility guidelines and a web accessibility culture
Presentation (Design) for Advanced Practitioners (AP)

Chris Rourke, Stephen Denning
TBD


1:30pm - 2:30pm

Model-based visualization of usability data to support analysis in complex domains
Peer Reviewed Paper (Evaluation/Testing) for General

Ali Bigdelou
TBD


1:30pm - 2:30pm

User Experience and Likelihood to Recommend: Linking UX and Net Promoter Score
Peer Reviewed Paper (Evaluation/Testing) for General

Erin Bradner, Jeff Sauro
TBD


1:30pm - 2:30pm

Becoming a Market Leader in Mobile UX: Identifying an Emerging Paradigm
Presentation (Design) for Advanced Practitioners (AP)

Arnab Guha, Vanessa Campbell
TBD


3:00pm - 7:00pm

Managing Global UX Teams
Workshop (Leadership) for Advanced Practitioners (AP)

Jhilmil Jain, Catherine Courage
TBD


3:00pm - 7:00pm

Lorie Whitaker, Cory M. Lebson, Robert Skrobe, Chris Hass, Brian Sullivan
TBD


3:00pm - 7:00pm

When the Audience is Citizens
Workshop (Other) for General

Whitney Quesenbery, Christina Melton, Josephine Scott
TBD


3:00pm - 7:00pm

Human-Centered Design for Development:
Workshop (Leadership) for General

Susan Dray
TBD


3:00pm - 7:00pm

Tools of the trade: Evaluating wireframing and prototyping tools
Workshop (Design) for Advanced Practitioners (AP)

Lisa Battle
TBD


3:00pm - 7:00pm

Amanda Nance, Wendy Castleman
TBD


3:00pm - 7:00pm

Mentoring as a Leadership Strategy to Improve UX Practice
Workshop (Leadership) for Advanced Practitioners (AP)

Deb Sova, Ron Sova, Lori Anschuetz, Laurie E. Kantner
TBD


3:00pm - 7:00pm

CSI: The Experience, only at MGM Grand in the Studio Walk
Optional Opportunity (Other) for General

TBD


3:00pm - 7:00pm

Restore and Refresh! Yoga and Laughter Workshop!
Optional Opportunity (Other) for General

TBD


3:00pm - 7:00pm

UPA International 2012 Student Design Jam
Special Event (Design) for General

TBD


8:00pm - 10:00pm

UX For It! - The UX Game Show
Special Event (Other) for General

TBD

Thursday, June 07, 2012 - Main Conference
Time
Description
Presenters
Location

9:00am - 10:00am

Driven to distraction
Presentation (Design) for General

Giles Colborne
TBD


9:00am - 10:00am

Shout it from the Rooftops: Raising awareness of UX throughout your organization
Presentation (Other) for General

Cory M. Lebson
TBD


9:00am - 10:00am

Steve Krug, Caroline Jarrett
TBD


9:00am - 4:00pm

Unconference
Unconference (Other) for General

TBD


9:00am - 10:00am

What is 'state aware' UX design and why is it going to change everything?
Presentation (Other) for General

Stephen Gates
TBD


11:00am - 12:00pm

Usability Certification: How Good are YOU (and We)?
Presentation (Other) for General

Rolf Molich, Ronnie Battista, Henning Brau
TBD


11:00am - 12:00pm

Taking it to the streets
Presentation (User Research) for Usability Fundamentals (UF)

Emma Rose, De Meyers, Robert Racadio
TBD


11:00am - 12:00pm

New quantitative methods to analyze open card sort: Cleveland Clinic's First UX Study
Presentation (User Research) for Advanced Practitioners (AP)

Kaitlan Chu
TBD


11:00am - 12:00pm

Living social, dying digital
Presentation (Design) for General

Suzanne Long, Kath Straub
TBD


1:30pm - 2:30pm

User-Centered Design and Change Management
Presentation (Leadership) for General

Tobias Limbach
TBD


1:30pm - 2:30pm

Usability Engineers Do Focus Groups Too
Panel (User Research) for Usability Fundamentals (UF)

Clifford Anderson, Tanya Paine, Elisa Miller, Jen McGinn, Chauncey E. Wilson
TBD


1:30pm - 2:30pm

Putting personas to work: getting personas adopted throughout your organization
Presentation (User Research) for General

Carol J. Smith, Richard Douglass
TBD


1:30pm - 2:30pm

Using UX to Lead Leaders: Applying UX skills to influencing decisions
Presentation (Other) for Advanced Practitioners (AP)

Laura Faulkner, Sheilagh O'Hare
TBD


3:00pm - 4:00pm

Collaging: Getting Answers to the Questions You Don't Know to Ask
Presentation (User Research) for General

Kyle Soucy
TBD


3:00pm - 4:00pm

How to lead multinational UX research studies
Presentation (Leadership) for Advanced Practitioners (AP)

Jakob Biesterfeldt
TBD


3:00pm - 4:00pm

The Zen of Consulting
Presentation (Leadership) for General

Eva Kaniasty
TBD


4:30pm - 6:00pm

Closing Speaker
Invited Speaker (Other) for General

Dennis R. Wixon
TBD

Friday, June 08, 2012 - Main Conference
Time
Description
Presenters
Location

9:00am - 12:30pm

Designing with the Mind in Mind
Half Day Tutorial (Design) for Usability Fundamentals (UF)

Jeff Johnson
TBD


9:00am - 12:30pm

Using Google Analytics for User Experience
Half Day Tutorial (Evaluation/Testing) for Usability Fundamentals (UF)

Michael Beasley
TBD


9:00am - 12:30pm

Unmoderated Usability Testing: How to create, run, and analyze your own study
Half Day Tutorial (User Research) for General

Kyle Soucy, Tom Tullis
TBD


9:00am - 12:30pm

Putting UX Design at the Core of Brand Building
Half Day Tutorial (Other) for General

Stephen Gates
TBD