Calgary UX Event - User Experience Show-and-Tell - January 27, 2009

22 Jan 2009 - 3:06am
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A cross-post to let everyone know about our first Calgary UX event of 2009.
Hope any Calgary-based folks on the list can make it out. Details below:

Date: Tuesday, January 27, 2009
Networking: 5:30-:6:00pm
Event: 6:00-7:00pm

LOCATION
Calgary Public Library, Central Branch
616 MacLeod Trail SE
Meeting Room #1

RSVP
To RSVP, visit our Facebook group at
http://www.facebook.com/group.php?gid=39625974316

SESSION ABSTRACT
There’s a lot of great user experience work going on in Alberta. Calgary UX
is kicking off 2009 with a user experience show-and-tell. We have 4 speakers
lined up who will be sharing their thoughts, ideas, approaches,
methodologies and deliverables that have helped them create great user
experiences with their clients. Come out and see what others are doing and
meet some of the local UX community.

Interactive Prototypes
Scott Anderson will discuss prototyping and testing strategies for an
interface currently in development. This is very much a work in progress, so
feedback is welcome.
Scott Anderson is a Senior User Experience Architect with UX Guys.
Previously he was an Information Architect with Critical Mass.

Sketching User Experience with Clients
Scott Baldwin will talk about leveraging pen & paper sketching to involve
your clients in your user experience planning.
Scott Baldwin is a User Experience Consultant at Habañero Consulting Group.
An experienced Internet strategist and web analyst, Scott helps clients
maximize the user experience of solutions in order to increase sales, brand
loyalty, and productivity.

Rapid Design Labs
Dave Robertson will share his experience working with rapid design labs.
Dave Robertson is a Senior User Experience professional with ThoughtWorks.
As a student of Agile, he sees the commitment to iteration as an opportunity
to accelerate the optimization process that any excellent user experience
must go through.

Creating a User Experience Culture
Gene Smith will share some thoughts on how nForm cultivates a user
experience mindset in their company and with their clients.
Gene Smith is the President of nForm, an Edmonton-based user experience
consulting firm and advises clients on interface design, information
architecture, website planning and management, and interactive strategy. He
is also the author of Tagging: People-Powered Metadata for the Social Web
(2008, New Riders), which covers the structure, design and management of
tagging systems (and delves into other social software topics as well).

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Scott Baldwin
User Experience Consultant
Habanero Consulting Group

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