Upcoming Events

    • Thursday, July 20, 2017
    • 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
    • 2121 Snow Rd, Parma, Oh 44134
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    Five Misconceptions of User Research

    Five misconceptions of user research will be revealed, debunked and put to the test. Participate in an eye opening perspective on common misnomers, what user research really means in today’s industries and how you can properly leverage it within your organization.  


    Samantha Beattie, Global eBusiness User Research Manager at Parker Hannifin Corporation

    Samantha Beattie is an experienced user researcher focused on user-centered design. She has furthered the business goals of many companies through qualitative and quantitative research activities. She is an advocate of the customer and helps improve digital experiences based on user needs and expectations. She believes in using research outcomes to inform successful marketing strategies and the comprehensive work of her teams has been used to produce actionable recommendations for many brands including those in the gaming, consumer commerce, B2B, financial services and healthcare fields.

    6:00-6:30 pm – Networking & Dinner (Corleone's Ristorante)

    6:30-6:45 pm – Introductions
    6:45-8:00 pm – Presentation & QA 

    Registration deadline is July 13, 2017. 

    Cuyahoga County Public Library Parma-Snow Branch
    2121 Snow Rd, Parma, OH 44134
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    Free parking in rear of building. Library is directly off Snow Rd., across from Sonic on the south side of the street, west of Broadview Rd. 

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    • Thursday, November 09, 2017
    • 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
    • Cleveland Metroparks Zoo
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    World Usability Day 2017
    A Day of UX Education & Training

    The 12th annual World Usability Day (WUD) event will be celebrated globally on November 9, 2017. 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 a special event since 2005 for members and associated students, professionals and user advocates in the region. This year’s all-day event will be held again at the Cleveland Metroparks Zoo - Stillwater Place. We listened to the suggestions of our UXPA members and past attendees and have created an awesome lineup this year! Andy Vitale, Sharon Bautista, Darren Hood, and Kirsten Butzow.


    Details to follow.

    Cleveland Zoo - Stillwater Place
    3900 Wildlife Way, Cleveland OH 44109

    Early Bird Member: $100
    Early Bird Non-member: $135
    Early Bird Student: $75

    Early Bird pricing will be available until July 14th 2017 EOD . Early Bird pricing can enjoy the full conference, food and fun. Concluding the early bird special, full price passes will be available. Space is limited and early registration is suggested.

    UXPA Members: $135
    Non-Members: $165
    WUD & One Year UXPA Cleveland Membership: $180
    Students: $100

    Registration deadline for the event is October 20th, 2017.

    Free with shuttles to and from Stillwater Place 


    A special thank you to all of our sponsors for their support of World Usability Day 2017 event and of UXPA Cleveland. This event would not be possible without their generous support. 

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    Become a Sponsor

    Want to be a sponsor of WUD 2017? To learn how you can become a sponsor of WUD 2017, download the sponsorship form.

Cancellation Policy

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

For World Usability Day – UXPA Cleveland can only issue a refund up to two weeks before the event.

Thank you for your understanding.

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