User Experience Professionals Association of DC

The Washington DC Chapter of the
User Experience Professionals Association  

 

Events

Upcoming events

    • 27 Aug 2014
    • 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM
    • Promontory Interfinancial - 1515 N. Courthouse Road, Suite 1200 Arlington, VA 22201
    • 10

    Creating and Using Personas

    Date: Wednesday, August 27, 6:00pm - 8:30pm

    Where: Promontory Interfinancial - 1515 N. Courthouse Road, Suite 1200, Arlington, VA 22201

    Cost: Free


    Presentation Description:

    Are you tired of having the same design debates based on opinions? Do you cringe when someone says “let’s just make up some personas now”? Bring your users into your discussions and deliverables through personas! Hear about how HelloWallet created research-based personas and how they are implemented in the design process.

    Presenter

    Katherine Kendall
    Katherine Kendall
    Senior UX Designer, HelloWallet

    For the past fifteen years, Katherine Kendall has researched user needs and created experiences for companies like Marriott and Discovery Communications. She is currently the Senior UX Designer at HelloWallet, where she helps take the "overwhelming" and "scary" out of personal finance.





    Agenda
    • 6pm - 7pm: Pizza (provided by Promontory Interfinancial) and networking
    • 7pm - 8pm: Presentation
    • 8pm - 8:30pm: Q&A
    • 8:30pm - ?: Happy Hour at Ireland Four Courts

    Additional Details
    Promontory Interfinancial is near Courthouse Metro on the Orange line. The closest bus routes are the 4B, 38B, 41, 43, 45, 61B, 62, and the 77.

    Most street parking near Promontory is free after 6pm, check street signs for details.

    • 17 Oct 2014
    • 8:30 AM - 6:30 PM
    • Washington Marriott Wardman Park, 2660 Woodley Road NW Washington, District Of Columbia 20008 USA

    User Focus is UXPA DC Metro Chapter’s annual conference on user experience.

    Register for UserFocus

    Registration at the early bird rate of $199 available until August 15.

    Sponsor User Focus!

    Become a Title Sponsor, Platinum Sponsor, Gold Sponsor, Silver Sponsor or sponsor breakfast, coffee, and other fun elements of our conference. Your company will be featured on mailings, programs, and on signage at the conference.

    About the conference

    • LEARN about important trends, cutting edge methods, and case studies in the many areas of user experience.
    • NETWORK with folks who do what you do, and meet potential employers and employees.
    • LEAVE motivated to create user experiences that drive results with a toolkit of techniques and best practices. 

     

Past events

09 Jul 2014 Make Your Ideas Stick
14 Jun 2014 Design Thinking Workshop
30 Apr 2014 How to Create Award-Winning UX Portfolios and Case Studies
12 Apr 2014 User Experience Testing Workshop
06 Mar 2014 UX Strategy: What’s all the fuss about this rapidly growing practice? (Janice James)
28 Jan 2014 User Experience Speed Networking Event - January 28
12 Dec 2013 Tech The Halls 2013 presented by Adobe
12 Dec 2013 ModevEast (Mobile Development Conference)
20 Nov 2013 Designing Your Future Career in UX
25 Oct 2013 UXPA DC Conference Redux
05 Aug 2013 Content Strategy Q&A with Karen McGrane
30 May 2013 UX Research @ PayPal: Lean UX, Mobile & Eye tracking, by Michael Summers
22 Apr 2013 The 2013 User Experience Workshop on Qualitative UX Research Tools
10 Apr 2013 User Experience/Web Professional Speed Networking Event - April 10: UXPA DC, STC WDCB, IxDA-DC, Web Content Mavens, DCWW, Content Strategy Meetup
27 Feb 2013 The 2013 User Experience Intensive.
28 Jan 2013 Designing "Fresh" Websites That Motivate Users
05 Dec 2012 Tech The Halls!
19 Oct 2012 User Focus Conference 2012
18 Oct 2012 Pre-Conference Gala Event: Meet & Greet with UXPA Leadership and Conference Attendees
05 Sep 2012 User Experience/Web Professional Speed Networking Event
01 Aug 2012 Creative Thinking Hacks (Scott Berkun)
26 Jun 2012 Burning Questions about Content Strategy: A Q&A with Kristina Halvorson
14 Jun 2012 Our Littlest Users + Persuasive Video Games (Deb Levin Gelman & John Ferrara)
02 May 2012 Winning that Elusive Buy-in for UX Research + Usability and UX in Government Systems
17 Apr 2012 Leadership Skills: Managing Difficult Situations on Design Projects (Dan Brown)
21 Mar 2012 User Experience/Web Professional Speed Networking Event
27 Jan 2012 Well-Written Web Content Workshop: Even When It’s Not Your Job, It’s Your Responsibility (Leslie O'Flahavan)
30 Nov 2011 The UX of Gov 2.0
24 Oct 2011 The Impact of Social Models (Luke Wroblewski)
16 Sep 2011 User Focus Conference
20 Jul 2011 User Experience/Web Professional Speed Networking Event: UPA DC + IxDA DC + Web Mavens
15 Jul 2011 All Day Eye Tracking Workshop -- Free for Current UPA DC Members
08 Jun 2011 Are You Designing for ALL of Your Users? An Event About Web Accessibility
23 May 2011 Plain language, web sites, documents, and UX: You can do all that!
14 Apr 2011 It’s a story-rich world – Storytelling for UX
31 Mar 2011 Two Exciting Talks and Lab Tour at University of Maryland
16 Feb 2011 Clients are like Mermaids: How to use content strategy to help leverage your clients’ most important asset
26 Jan 2011 Workshop on Simple and Usable Web, Mobile and Interaction Design
11 Dec 2010 FREE Usability Knowledge-Sharing Event
30 Nov 2010 User Experience/Web Professional Networking Event of the Year - Speed Networking: UPA-DC, IxDA-DC, Web Mavens
11 Nov 2010 Human-Robot Interaction: User-Centered Design of Robots to Support Aging-in-Place (Wendy Rogers)
15 Oct 2010 User Focus Conference
16 Sep 2010 Persuasive Design: Putting it to use (John Whalen)
18 Aug 2010 Eye Tracking in User Experience Design: 4 Speakers + Dinner
30 Jul 2010 Workshops to Enhance your Usability Knowledge
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