Past Events

  • 2016 Sep 13

    Boston CHI: Social Robots, Intelligent Devices and Their UX Challenges

    6:30pm to 9:00pm

    Location: 

    Constant Contact, 1601 Trapelo Rd, Waltham, MA

    Presenters:  BLADE KOTELLY, VP of Design at Jibo, Inc. & TODD REILY, Robot Experience Architect at Jibo, Inc.

    Evening Schedule

    • 6:30 – 7:00 Networking over pizza and beverages
    • 7:00 – 8:30 Meeting
    • 8:30 – 9:00 CHI Dessert and more networking!

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  • 2016 Aug 29

    AMA with Aaron Irizarry- Leading design teams and building a design culture at Nasdaq

    7:30pm to 8:30pm

    Location: 

    Online

    You’re invited to a live Ask Me Anything session with Aaron Irizarry, Director of User Experience at Nasdaq and Co-author of Discussing Design. This is an excellent opportunity to get answers to your questions about leading design teams, user experience in fintech, building for high-stakes applications, and designing  ...

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  • 2016 Aug 25

    UXPA Boston Movie Night 2016: "Indie Game: The Movie"

    8:00pm to 10:00pm

    Location: 

    The Regent Theater, 7 Medford St., Arlington, MA

    “Four developers, three games, and one ultimate goal— to express oneself through a video game. Indie Game: The Movie is about the creative process and putting yourself out there through your work. It’s a journey many filmmakers, creators, artists, entrepreneurs - many people, can relate to in the digital era.”

    This movie is free and open to the public. The theatre seats 550+ so we’re not kidding: invite friends, family, acquaintances, coworkers, guilds, Pokémon hunters, tabletop gamers, anyone who enjoys a fun and thoughtful look at the creative process.

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  • 2016 Aug 25

    Brainstorming Session: OpenIDEO Food Waste Challenge

    6:00pm to 7:30pm

    Location: 

    715 Boylston Street, 2nd floor, Boston, MA

    The food waste challenge idea phase is now live! We are going to do a focused brainstorming session this Thursday! We will have four different 'how might we's' you can solve for and at the end of the hour we will be posting the ideas to  OpenIDEO.com. Bring your ideas and weirdness. Prototyping supplies will be provided. It's okay to come to this meetup even if you couldn't make it to the last one. We will have a small presentation at the beginning with some real world food waste statistics and stories to inspire you....

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  • 2016 Aug 24

    UXPA Webinar- The Utility of Biometrics and Eye Tracking in Applied Media Usability Research

    2:00pm to 3:00pm

    Location: 

    Online

    In this presentation, Dr. Duane Varan, CEO of MediaScience, will provide an overview of the various ways in which psychophysiological tools, including eye tracking, can be useful in better understanding media audience behavior.

    He will provide an overview of the various tools MediaScience incorporates in their studies, including skin conductivity, heart rate, facial coding, response latency testing and eye tracking. MediaScience’s labs house more than 100 eye tracking stations from across 7 different manufacturers. As part of his presentation, Dr. Varan will also explore different contexts where eye tracking is useful and discuss the relative advantages and disadvantages of different approaches.

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  • 2016 Aug 17

    Boston UX Strategy Workshop UX STRAT

    9:00am to 5:00pm

    Location: 

    District Hall - 75 Northern Avenue, Boston, MA

    The UX Strategy Workshop is a one-day practical workshop on the topic of User Experience (UX) Strategy. UX Strategy Workshops are for mid-level UX / CX professionals, product team members, researchers, and business executives who want to learn how to formulate or guide a user experience design strategy, and how to communicate it effectively to their organizations.

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  • 2016 Aug 11

    Innovation Strategies

    6:00pm to 8:30pm

    Location: 

    Fresh Tilled Soil, Riverworks building, 480 Pleasant Street Suite A410, Watertown, MA

    Design Sprint - What Would You Do? This is going to be a very special event. C. Todd Lombardo will treat us to a special type of discussion. How do we ideate for innovation? We will be providing a case study before this event to allow you to come with ideas and concepts ready for discussion and this event will try to answer that question. The techniques reviewed can be utilized many ways and if you're a designer at a large company, or the CEO of a new Start-up, you will find this information relevant and useful. 

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  • 2016 Aug 03

    An Interactive Design Event with Boston IXDA

    6:00pm to 8:30pm

    Location: 

    GA Boston, 51 Melcher Street, Boston, MA 02210

    The Boston IxDA is organizing a new “toastmaster-like” event that mixes talks, with workshop activities. The goal for this meeting is to provide an entertaining way to increase and broaden design expertise while helping to facilitate networking through fun activities. This provides an easy and accessible way to help attendees learn from other designers in the Interaction Design community.

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  • 2016 Jul 27

    Mind The Gap: UX Strategy and Technology Maturity / Ladies That UX: Boston

    6:00pm to 8:00pm

    Location: 

    Pivotal Labs - 145 Broadway 3rd Floor, Cambridge, MA 02142

    When a human interacts with a product or a system, the user experience comes in many different forms. Sometimes a little improvement on the usability could greatly alter your perception of the product. Other times a product could win your heart by a simple and easy navigation. There could also be moments the designer tried everything to make the product usable and beautiful, yet it's just not getting enough traction. How to choose the most effective design strategy, so we can hit the sweet spot?

    As user experience specialists, we spend a lot of time understanding humans. However,...

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  • 2016 Jul 21

    Design Disruptors Film Screening

    6:30pm to 10:00pm

    Location: 

    HubSpot, 2 Canal Park, Cambridge, MA

    Join us for an exclusive screening of the InVision-produced documentary DESIGN DISRUPTORS, brought to you by HubSpot. DESIGN DISRUPTORS reveals a never-before-seen perspective on the design approaches of 15+ industry-shaking companies, and how they’re using the power of design to disrupt billion dollar industries. Grab a drink, some movie treats, and be first to see the film.

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