June 21 meetup: UX Lightning Talks!

What: UX Lightning Talks!
When: Tuesday, June 21, 6:30pm
Where: Irish Pub, 2nd floor (124 N Water St)
Cost: FREE!
RSVP: Here (note: you are not required to RSVP to attend. Feel free to just show up!)


This event will showcase the diversity and talent of the Milwaukee UX community. In these 5 short presentations we’ll see great examples of professional quality, passion projects, and exploring the new ideas about the kind of experiences we can create for people.


Presentation #1: Conveying UX Strategy Through Meaningful Journey Maps

Suhasini Pashikanti, from 7Summits, will be sharing how to structure and deliver meaningful journey maps to clients that help to lay the foundation for long-term UX strategy with a focus on understanding the “why” and discovering opportunities.

Presentation #2: Redesigning the Project Properties UI

John McCauley with Rockwell Automation shows users using Rockwell’s Industrial Automation products & the visualization design problems tackled.

Presentation #3: Spaceship Interfaces, The Next Generation

Garrett Wiens-Kind, a usability officer in the United Federation of Planets (and at Johnson Controls) boldly goes where no UX practitioner has gone before. Garrett will present his ongoing work and research on improving the operational efficiency and safety of spaceship bridge crews through better touchscreen interfaces.

Presentation #4: How UX and Content Strategy Built a Better AEM.org

Nora Lahl, Senior Producer at Lightburn, shares the approach her agency took on the redesign and restructure of AEM.org, the website for the Association of Equipment Manufacturers. This included the not-so-simple task of selling UX as a whole to internal stakeholders.

Presentation #5:  Mindbloom, Bridging the Gap Between the Physical World and Digital World

In trying to solve for a very real world problem that is stress, participants are encouraged to relax the mind and lower heart rate trying to bloom a physical and digital flower. Elise Georgeson, Kat Lau, Millie Bley from GMR will present.

08. June 2016 by Michael Seidel
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