Torontonians who attended the IxDA Interaction '09 conference will
summarize their favourite talks and themes from the conference to bring
a little bit of Interaction '09 to you.
- Sarah Toy will explore the overarching themes of designing for
behaviour and social change
- Steven LeMay will summarize some of the discussion of NUIs, Microsoft
Surface and gestures
- Iain Lowe will talk about design patterns
- Kaleem Khan will talk about Dan Saffer's and Bill DeRouchey's workshop
on designing for touch screens and interactive gestures & emergent
sustainable design themes
- Meredith Noble will review Leisa Reichelt's session on Designing with
Community (specifically Drupal.org)
- Matt Nish-Lapidus will give an overview of Mark Rettig's keynote on
"How to Change Important Stuff"
- Kim Peter will speak about Luke Wroblewski's web forms workshop
We will also screen one of the most inspiring keynotes from the
conference, by Kim Goodwin. She talked about the sustainability of our
profession and how we should be passing our craft on to others, through
mentorship, internships and more.
After the event, we'll head over to the Rivoli for refreshments and more
Everyone is welcome - bring a colleague!
- Matt, Meredith and Kaleem
About UX Irregulars
UX Irregulars are a rag-tag, fugitive fleet of user experience
designers, researchers and strategists who design mostly Web
interactions, but also software, and sometimes crazy things like ski
We're a group of Torontonians interested in interaction design. The
group is an extension of the vibrant online Interaction Design
Association community (http://www.ixda.org <http://www.ixda.org/> ) but
absolutely anyone interested in interaction design is welcome -- novices
and experts, IxDA members and non-members.
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