Fluxible 2012 Program

Conference registration is independent from Fluxible Workshops and Fluxible Meetups.

Saturday 22 Sep 2012
9:00am
Michal Levin
40-minute presentation
Michal Levin
Michal Levin of Google tells us about how to address the unique challenges behind designing a product for an ecosystem of devices.
Conrad Centre for the Performing Arts
9:45am
James Wu
40-minute presentation
James Wu
James Wu of Kobo looks at a new take on the tablet interface that places consumers and their content consumption far more centrally in the design process and final product.
Conrad Centre for the Performing Arts
10:30am
Break
Conrad Centre for the Performing Arts
11:00am
Patrick Hofmann
40-minute presentation
Patrick Hofmann
Patrick Hofmann of Google shows us how to create effective and useful images for software, the web, and even print.
Conrad Centre for the Performing Arts
11:45am
Karl Fast
40-minute presentation
Karl Fast
Karl Fast of Kent State explores how deep interaction can help us to cope with information overload.
Conrad Centre for the Performing Arts
12:30pm
Lunch
Conrad Centre for the Performing Arts
1:30pm
Jessica Ivins
40-minute presentation
Jessica Ivins
Jessica Ivins reviews the historical landscape and presents helpful guidance — for everyone — on designing for women.
Conrad Centre for the Performing Arts
2:15pm
Matthew Milan
40-minute presentation
Matthew Milan
Matthew Milan of Normative describes how to create a vibrant physical and cultural environment for interaction design.
Conrad Centre for the Performing Arts
3:00pm
Break
Conrad Centre for the Performing Arts
3:30pm
Glen Drummond
40-minute presentation
Glen Drummond
Glen Drummond of Quarry Integrated Communications shares case studies of the impact of personas on product design and marketing.
Conrad Centre for the Performing Arts
4:15pm
Trapper Markelz
40-minute presentation
Trapper Markelz
Trapper Markelz of MeYou Health serves up a simmering sauce of the latest in behavioral science, attention mechanics, and gamification.
Conrad Centre for the Performing Arts
7:00pm
Join us for live music, a beernote talk, games, food, and yes… drinks.
7:30pm
40-minute presentation
Steve Beauchesne
Steve Beauchesne of Beau’s All Natural Brewing Company tells us about the role of design in creating his brewery.
Sunday 23 Sep 2012
9:00am
Satish Kanwar
2-hour Workshop
Satish Kanwar
Satish Kanwar and Verne Ho of Jet Cooper explore the practice of designing for devices of all shapes & sizes, arming you with the skills to take on any screen.
9:00am
Daniel Szuc
2-hour Workshop
Daniel Szuc
Daniel Szuc of Apogee teaches how to think critically about our skills, our teams, our organizations, and our careers.
Communitech Hub
9:00am
Sean Yo
2-hour Workshop
Sean Yo
Sean Yo mixes presentation and hands-on activity to show how to make any web project accessible, bringing it to a wider audience.
Communitech Hub
9:00am
James Wu
2-hour Workshop
James Wu
James Wu of Kobo reveals principles and techniques for building better tablet UIs. Includes ideation, design standards, and user testing.
Communitech Hub
12:30pm
Patrick Hofmann
2-hour Workshop
Patrick Hofmann
Patrick Hofmann of Google shows how to maximize the usability of graphics in your interfaces and information, in this fast-paced workshop.
Communitech Hub
12:30pm
Whitney Quesenbery
2-hour Workshop
Whitney Quesenbery
Whitney Quesenbery of WQusability demonstrates how to get the most impact from your personas throughout the entire lifecycle of a UX project.
Communitech Hub
12:30pm
Todd Zaki Warfel
2-hour Workshop
Todd Zaki Warfel
Todd Zaki Warfel of Inflection leads this hands-on, action-packed workshop where you’ll discover how prototyping for the web is easier than you think.
Communitech Hub
12:30pm
Matthew MilanMatt Nish-Lapidus
2-hour Workshop
Matthew Milan, Matt Nish-Lapidus
Matt Nish-Lapidus and Matthew Milan of Normative unpack the core concepts and techniques that underpin a strong design practice.
Communitech Hub
2:45pm
Dan Gärdenfors
40-minute presentation
Dan Gärdenfors
Dan spends his time inventing, designing, and communicating futuristic user interfaces. He’ll blow our minds with a talk on inventing the future of public computing surfaces.
Communitech Hub