Fluxible News

Speaker announcement: Whitney Quesenbery

We think Whitney has the best librarian name ever. We’re only off by a generation, though, as she’s the daughter of one. Before turning her focus to user experience and usability matters online, she honed her sense for storytelling and user experience on a very different stage — literally —...
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Speaker announcement: Jessica Ivins of Happy Cog

Don’t ask Jessica to design something pink for you without a darned good reason. One of her most popular speaking topics is on designing for women and our tendency to shrink and pink everything. (The Fluxible logo is… umm… deep cerise. Honest…) Given her fondness for red wine, craft beers,...
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Speaker announcement: Gene Smith of nForm

You can tag this speaker profile under: user experience, social, and the letter N. Given that Gene literally wrote the book on metadata and the social web, we’re sure he can tweak them as need. As President of nForm, Gene straddles business and design, as well as the left and...
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Speaker announcement: Daniel Szuc of Apogee

If you’re plugged into the global UX community, you’ll undoubtedly recognize Daniel Szuc. Dan’s a regular contributor at Johnny Holland and UX Matters, co-founder of UPA China, and a main instigator of the annual User Experience Hong Kong conference. But best of all, Dan’s a thoughtful, passionate, and incredibly approachable...
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Speaker announcement: Patrick Hofmann of Google

You’ll get a chance to meet and learn from some of the world’s top UX pros at Fluxible this September. So to kick off our speaker announcements with a local flair, we’re beginning with someone who got his start right here in Kitchener-Waterloo, but has spent the past 5 years...
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Join our planning team kickoff on April 4th

Next week on April 4, our planning team kickoff meeting takes place. If you’d like to volunteer for one of the available roles, please send us an email to express your interest and give us a sense of why you’re the right person for the job. And of course, if...
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It’s on! Fluxible dates and venues confirmed

After several (admittedly fun) months of touring the region’s most interesting event spaces, we’re able to officially announce that Fluxible will take place on Saturday and Sunday from September 22-23, 2012 in downtown Kitchener. Our base on Saturday the 22nd is The Conrad Centre for the Performing Arts, home of...
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Why volunteer at Fluxible?

Fluxible is a non-profit event. To keep the cost of registration as low as possible for our 200 attendees, we’re looking for volunteers to help with planning, organizing, and running the 2-day event. Why should you get involved? Well, there are probably as many motivations for volunteering as there are...
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Greetings from the Fluxible Brothers

We’re Robert Barlow-Busch and Mark Connolly. Clearly we aren’t really brothers, but we do share this Fluxible thing and wanted to tell you more about it. We both have spent many years in user experience and related fields. We’re also the co-champions of uxWaterloo, a long-standing group devoted to monthly...
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