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Upcoming events

    • Tuesday, July 09, 2019
    • 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
    • LeanDog - 1151 N Marginal Rd, Cleveland, OH 44114
    Register

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    You may have heard of something called UX or user experience. You may even have UX on your team.  But you’re not sure what UX really does. We’ve put together a panel to shed some light on what UX is, how it differs across organizations, and the impact it has on shaping products and services.

    Everyone on the panel brings unique perspectives to share. They are all active practitioners honing their craft. From small to large companies, from cross-functional teams to teams of one, from distributed to co-located, you’ll learn a lot about UX.

    Topics we will cover:

    • What UX means
    • What it’s like to practice UX
    • How UX works at each organization
    • What companies in town have UX
    • Who is hiring
    • How you can get into UX as a career

    Facilitator:

    Nicole Capuana, Product Design Consultant

    Panel:

    • Jay Mazzone - UX Design at Thunder::tech
    • Abigail Plumb-Larrick - UX Research at Key Bank
    • Josh Kruszynski - Product Design at Complion, founder of Design Breakfast
    • Taylor Henschel  - Civic Innovation Fellow at Microsoft
    • Lindsey Redinger - Product Manager & User Research at InvisionApp

    Agenda:

    6:30 - Food & Networking

    7:00 - Panel Discussion


    • Monday, September 23, 2019
    • 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
    • 18301 Brookpark Road, Cleveland, OH 44142
    Register

    Boss PRO-Kart driving around the track

    Your organization needs to stay competitive and continue to drive results.
    When was the last time you took a step back to understand the overall
    experience? Learn from Brad Copley, co-founder of BOSS PRO-Karting, how
    his team understands the needs of his customers to build the ultimate
    experience, keeping them engaged during each stage. Explore how you can
    map each stage and perform the same technique for your company.

    Speaker:

    Brad Copely - Owner Boss Pro-Karting
    Brad grew up attending races with the family, began wrenching
    for a sprint car team at age 13, and then went on to a successful career in
    sales and marketing – crossing paths with the motorsports world whenever
    possible.

      Agenda:

      6:30 - Food & Networking

      7:00 - Presentation & Tour


      • Wednesday, October 16, 2019
      • 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
      • 6450 Rockside Woods Blvd South, Corporate Plaza 1- Lower Level, Independence, OH 44131
      Register

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      Google Analytics offer rich insight into the behavior of your users but they can be intimidating for those who don’t know how to leverage them. 

      As part presentation and part hands-on activity, this event is designed to get you up and running with the best reports for user experience design professionals.  Initially, we’ll walk through each report to fully understand it and then practice interpreting it using sample data.  Be sure to bring a laptop/tablet to get the most out of this session.


        Speaker:

        Monica Ralston 

        Monica has worked both domestically and internationally for organizations that range from boutique consulting firms to Fortune 100 companies.  Much of her time has been spent in the financial sector doing user research and UI testing with banks, brokerages and accounting software.  
        She is an original co-founder of UXPA Cleveland and a 20-year veteran of this industry.  (Yes, this industry has been around for at least 20 years)

        Most recently, Monica has been teaching at Kent State University and developing their undergraduate User Experience Design minor.  She is passionate about this work and shares her enthusiasm with anyone patient enough to listen. 


          Agenda:

          6:30 - Food & Networking

          7:00 - Panel Discussion


          • Thursday, November 14, 2019
          • 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM
          • Tri-C Corporate Campus East 4400 Richmond Rd, Warrensville Heights, OH 44128
          Register



          WORLD USABILITY DAY 2019
          DesignING FOR THE FUTURE WE WANT

          The 14th annual World Usability Day (WUD) event will be celebrated globally on November 14, 2019. Programs will be organized in over 40 countries around the world. The Northeast Ohio chapter of the User Experience Professionals Association (UXPA CLE) has been hosting this event since 2005 for members and associated students, professionals and user advocates in the region. 




          Location:
          Tri-C Corporate College East
          4400 Richmond Rd.
          Warrensville Heights, OH 44128

          Parking:
          Free at Tri-C Corporate Campus

          Cancellation Policy:

          You may cancel and receive a full refund up to 30 days before the event (October 8, 2018). Within 30 days before the event you can receive a 50% refund up until one week prior to the event. There will be no refunds within a week of the event.

          Become A Sponsor:

          Want to be a sponsor of WUD 2019? To learn how you can become a sponsor of WUD 2019, download the sponsorship form.

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          Student Scholarship:

          UXPA Cleveland's World Usability Day conference is an ideal opportunity to expand your education. But as a college student, we realize your budget may be strapped. Want to spend the day surrounding yourself with knowledge—and a talented network? You could earn a scholarship to attend our all-day event. To apply, submit an essay (500 words or fewer) explaining why you would like to attend World Usability Day and what you hope to gain from the experience.

          Deadline to submit your essay: October 1, 2019

          Please email your essay to president@uxpacleveland.org. Decisions will be made by UXPA Board and will be announced on October 15, 2019.



        Past events

        Saturday, June 22, 2019 Hands-on UX Workshop
        Thursday, May 23, 2019 Stories from the Lab: The good, the bad, the ugly of usability testing
        Wednesday, April 24, 2019 UX Maturity Models: Your Pathway to Greatness
        Wednesday, March 20, 2019 How to Successfully Navigate a UXD Interview - Preparing Your Resume & Responses
        Wednesday, March 06, 2019 How to Build a UX Internship from the Ground Up
        Thursday, February 07, 2019 Power of Design Systems
        Thursday, November 08, 2018 World Usability Day: Design for Good or Evil
        Wednesday, October 10, 2018 Building a Better Online Experience—for Everyone
        Wednesday, September 26, 2018 How to Get Your Customers to Successfully Complete Surveys
        Tuesday, July 17, 2018 Explore Your Inner Maker
        Saturday, June 23, 2018 Hands-on UX
        Tuesday, May 08, 2018 UXPA Evening of Networking
        Wednesday, April 25, 2018 Using the Wisdom of Ants to Build Successful Products
        Thursday, March 08, 2018 Differentiating Yourself in Today's Competitive Job Market
        Thursday, February 08, 2018 February 2018 Event
        Thursday, November 09, 2017 November - World Usability Day 2017
        Wednesday, October 18, 2017 October Social & Networking Event
        Tuesday, September 12, 2017 Artificial Intelligence Beyond the Hype
        Tuesday, August 01, 2017 August - No Event this Month
        Thursday, July 20, 2017 Five Misconceptions of User Research
        Wednesday, June 21, 2017 Women in Technology: Common Challenges, Successes & Opportunities
        Thursday, May 25, 2017 UX Beyond Digital Interfaces
        Tuesday, April 18, 2017 Designing for VR: A First Take
        Wednesday, March 29, 2017 How Can UX Fit into Agile?
        Tuesday, February 07, 2017 Product Managers on UX Success
        Thursday, November 10, 2016 November - World Usability Day 2016
        Wednesday, October 26, 2016 October - Mix & Mingle Networking Night
        Wednesday, September 14, 2016 September - The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly: What UX Managers Look for in Finding Talent
        Wednesday, July 27, 2016 July - Defining UX in Your Organization
        Thursday, June 23, 2016 June - How to Not Suck at User Onboarding: Patterns and Anti-Patterns Explored
        Thursday, May 19, 2016 AB Testing Tips & Panel Discussion
        Wednesday, April 20, 2016 Car UX: Talking to Cars
        Wednesday, March 23, 2016 Digital Strategy in Healthcare & Enterprise Retail
        Wednesday, February 24, 2016 Prototyping Tool Comparison: Axure and InVision
        Thursday, January 28, 2016 Design Workshop and Social

        Cancellation Policy
        For monthly UXPA Cleveland events – UXPA Cleveland is not able to refund nonmembers if they cannot make the event.  

        Thank you for your understanding.

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