Fluxible News

Announcing Stephen Fitzgerald for Fluxible 2018

Way back in 2013, we had Konrad Sauer on the Fluxible Conference program, sharing with us the story of his journey from an art director in the world of advertising to becoming a designer and builder of woodworking hand planes and furniture. For 2018 we’re delighted to continue the theme...
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Announcing Steve Schoger for Fluxible 2018

You can’t judge a book by its cover? A picture is worth a thousand words? Looks can be deceiving? Hmm. None of those familiar old sayings quite capture what this intro needs. Let’s try this new one: Never let bad visuals ruin great design. Yeah, that’ll work, as it captures...
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Announcing Samantha Estoesta for Fluxible 2018

A poet? Hell, yeah! We’re excited to welcome Sam Estoesta to the Fluxible 2018 family! — Samantha is a #WomenInSTEM advocate, multi-published poet and professional communicator across multiple communication modes She has a couple pieces of paper worth $150K from the University of Waterloo, University of Alberta and Royal Roads...
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Announcing Rachel Been for Fluxible 2018

If Kanye West watched Google I/O this month, he may have puzzled over Rachel Been’s presence on stage. Because Rachel told him she’s a cobbler. True story. Rachel was at I/O not to discuss shoe mending, but rather to reveal her latest big project at Google: a major update to...
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Announcing Andy Vitale for Fluxible 2018

[Edit: Since posting this announcement, Andy has changed roles and is now UX Director at SunTrust Bank. See his updated bio for details.] “When not untangling complexities or building design teams, Andy can be found cheering on the rival sports team and exploring all of the great eats in the...
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Announcing Abby Goodrum for Fluxible 2018

Here’s a question that not many people have to consider: What to do after successfully launching a brand new design degree program at a university in Canada? For our next speaker, the answer is: get yourself to Fluxible, to share your knowledge and experience with a different group of people...
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Announcing Behzad Aghaei for Fluxible 2018

Our next speaker is no stranger to Fluxible. Behzad Aghaei attended the very first edition of Fluxible Conference as a student, way back in 2012. Since then, he’s managed to find a few other UX contexts in which to pass his time and, more importantly, apply his skills and knowledge. And...
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Announcing Farai Madzima for Fluxible 2018

Born in Zimbabwe, Farai Madzima was going to be a doctor but didn’t get the grades. Now he’s a designer. Make of that what you will. And medicine’s loss is Fluxible’s gain, as Farai will be presenting at Fluxible Conference in September. Using words, scribbles, and pixels, he’s spent the...
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Announcing Yvonne Gando for Fluxible 2018

In September of 2017, in the midst of final preparations for Fluxible 2017, I attended the Google Developer Experts Summit in Kraków, Poland. The conference was held at an unexpected venue, the Polish Aviation Museum, which has an amazing collection of aircraft on display. It was a delight to take...
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Conference tickets now on sale for Fluxible 2018

Big news! Earlybird tickets are now available for Fluxible Conference, the main event in Canada’s UX Festival. Earlier in the year we opened Leap of Faith ticket sales without having announced anything about the program — including speakers. As in 2017 when we first introduced Leap of Faith tickets, we...
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Announcing Ben Grossman for Fluxible 2018

Some of you may recall that at Fluxible 2016 we had a couple of terrific musical interludes featuring an unusual instrument, the hurdy-gurdy. Those performances were by musician, composer, and musical innovator Ben Grossman. In subsequent conversations, Ben’s thoughtful insights and observations got us thinking that we’d love to have...
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Announcing Di Dang for Fluxible 2018

[Edit: Since posting this announcement, Di has changed roles and is now New Technologies Design Advocate at Google. See her updated bio for details.] We all know that AR/VR is bigger than Snapchats and Pikachu. But what are its most promising applications? How can we as UX professionals apply these...
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