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  1. Designing for Context to

    Workshop on Friday 9th March

    As designers take on new problems of convergence and ubiquity, we find ourselves facing new challenges. The products we create are accessed through multiple devices, different channels and a wide ...

    At Radisson Hotel & Suites Austin-Town Lake, Town Lake Ballroom (map)

  2. Teaching Touch: Tapworthy Touchscreen Design to

    Solo on Friday 9th March

    Discover the rules of thumb for finger-friendly design. Touch gestures are sweeping away buttons, menus and windows from mobile devices—and even from the next version of Windows. Find out why ...

    At Austin Convention Center, Ballroom A, 1st floor (map)

  3. AT&T Mobile App Hackathon to

    on Friday 9th March

    Come join us at a special AT&T Mobile App Hackathon that will be focused on UI/UX designers and the like. We’ve lined up a special celebrity guest, Chicago Bears 7-time ...

    At Austin Convention Center, Room 2 (map)

  4. Mind Reading: Seeing Needs Users Don’t Articulate to

    Workshop on Saturday 10th March

    When your product is facing serious competition, knowing what unmet need still exists is crucial to planning your next move. But in surveys you find that everyone is reasonably satisfied ...

    At Radisson Hotel & Suites Austin-Town Lake, Town Lake Ballroom (map)

  5. How Meaningful Design Can Save the World to

    Core Conversation on Saturday 10th March

    The mission: To create a visually impactful, cutting edge online user experience that encourages people to take action for your cause. No sweat, right?For designers working in the non-profit sector, ...

    At Austin Convention Center, Room 8A, 3rd floor (map)

  6. The UX and UI Meet Up to

    Meet Up on Saturday 10th March

    This is a forum for anyone interested in User Experience and User Interface Design to mingle, tell stories, and generally get to know one another. There’s no goal or agenda ...

    At InterContinental Stephen F. Austin, Boardroom (map)

  7. The Visual Interface Is Now Your Brand to

    Solo on Saturday 10th March

    Like it or not, the digital world has changed at a wicked pace and more and more interactions between companies and customers now happen via an interface. Careful consideration of ...

    At InterContinental Stephen F. Austin, Capital Ballroom A (map)

  8. Engineering Serendipity to Instigate and Delight to

    Panel on Saturday 10th March

    The non-mobile web has always offered on-demand experiences for users to search for and discover new online content. But with the proliferation of mobile phones that report real-time signals like ...

    At Hilton Austin Downtown, Salon J, 6th floor (map)

  9. Fit Together: How Fitness Goes High-Tech + Social to

    Panel on Saturday 10th March

    Tools like Nike Plus and FitBit, apps like Lose It, Run Keeper, and Skimble, and communities like Daily Burn and Spark People are helping to change everyday workouts from a ...

    At Omni Downtown, Capital Ballroom (map)

  10. Excessive Enhancement: JavaScript's Dark Side to

    Solo on Sunday 11th March

    Are we being seduced by the animation and rich UI capabilities of modern browsers at the expense of the underlying platform of the Web? The Web has entered a new ...

    At Austin Convention Center, Ballroom A, 1st floor (map)

  11. The UX-Driven Startup: Lessons from the Trenches to

    Panel on Sunday 11th March

    We've all heard the story of The Technical Guy and The Business Guy getting together and starting a company. But what happens when a company puts User Experience at the ...

    At Hilton Austin Downtown, Salon A, 4th floor (map)

  12. Unpacking the Myth of the Intuitive to

    Solo on Sunday 11th March

    Marketing from Apple, Nintendo, and other companies focuses on the promise of an intuitive interface, but what does that really mean and how is it achieved? Over the last few ...

    At Palmer Event Center, Room 1-2 (map)

  13. UX Smackdown! User Testing Techniques in the Ring to

    Panel on Sunday 11th March

    Is your usability budget a little leaner than you’d like? Are you confused about the latest testing tools? Have you wondered which approach is best for your project? If you’ve ...

    At Austin Convention Center, Ballroom BC (map)

  14. Customers Are Irrational: Stop Fighting It to

    Solo on Sunday 11th March

    Why do people knock wood for luck? Why do people press elevator buttons 20 times, even though they know it won’t make the elevator come any faster? People are irrational. ...

    At InterContinental Stephen F. Austin, Capital Ballroom B (map)

  15. Bootcamp for a UX Team of None to

    Panel on Monday 12th March

    This workshop will introduce you to affordable user experience design methods for getting user input and feedback throughout your design and development process. These methods, like guerrilla research, gamestorming, and ...

    At Austin Convention Center, Ballroom BC (map)

  16. Avoiding Bullshit Personas: A Case Study to

    Dual on Monday 12th March

    Bad personas can make your skin crawl. The ones that offer no real insight into an audience and play make-believe with random facts are not useful in any context. Good ...

    At Austin Convention Center, Ballroom BC (map)

  17. The Psychology and Interfaces of Social Design to

    Solo on Monday 12th March

    "Social" isn't something new on the web, but its design and implementation are. Great products and services depend on their users having great experiences. As the Internet continues to mimic ...

    At Omni Downtown, Longhorn (map)

  18. Prototype vs. Sim: Validating Software & UX Design to

    Panel on Monday 12th March

    How much smoke and mirrors does it take to validate interaction models during the software design process? When do you have to stop faking it and start making it? How ...

    At Austin Convention Center, Ballroom BC (map)

  19. Raise the (Sweep)stakes: Story of Social Actions to

    Future15 on Monday 12th March

    Social actions is the future of engagement marketing. Looking through the lens of the classic college drop-out turned entrepreneur, we will explore how user experience and game dynamics can generate ...

    At Austin Convention Center, Room 10AB, 3rd floor (map)

  20. Developing for a Consumerized Enterprise World to

    Dual on Tuesday 13th March

    The consumerization of the enterprise is an emerging concept transforming the look and feel and intent of the software we use to run our businesses. It’s lowering the barriers of ...

    At Hilton Garden Inn Austin Downtown, Sabine, 2nd floor (map)

  21. UX in the Cloud: Creating Amazing Enterprise Apps to

    Dual on Tuesday 13th March

    Enterprise and consumer experiences are blurring more everyday as applications move to the cloud and companies build a vertical stack of offerings. Today's Facebook and Twitter generation expect their applications ...

    At Hilton Garden Inn Austin Downtown, Sabine, 2nd floor (map)

  22. AXD: Experience Design in Agile Teams to

    Workshop on Tuesday 13th March

    With the Agile Manifesto reaching its 10th birthday last year this one-time fringe software development methodology has become very much mainstream. Requiring feedback early and often, Agile’s main goal is ...

    At Radisson Hotel & Suites Austin-Town Lake, Town Lake Ballroom (map)

  23. DIY Mobile Usability Testing to

    Dual on Tuesday 13th March

    Usability testing is an interaction designer’s bread and butter, but applying it to the study of mobile applications and websites brings considerable challenges. Which device should we use for testing? ...

    At Austin Convention Center, Ballroom A, 1st floor (map)

  24. Taking Your Brand Back from Your Customers to

    Core Conversation on Tuesday 13th March

    Consumers today expect more and more from your brand. While some would argue, consumer's now "own" your brand, we counter with the notion that companies who’ve lost their brands to ...

    At InterContinental Stephen F. Austin, Assembly Room (map)