Fluxible 2013 Program

Conference registration is independent from Fluxible Workshops and Fluxible Meetups.

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Saturday 14 Sep 2013
7:45am
Doors open for registration and networking
Baristas on duty! Breakfast not included, but we’ll feed you for the rest of the day.
8:45am
Welcome and kickoff
9:00am
Steve Baty
40-minute presentation
Steve Baty
Steve Baty of Meld Studios takes us on a deep dive into innovation and strategy. Learn how to push the boundaries of your concept generation work and the subsequent designs.
9:40am
Interstitial Performance
Kathryn is one of Canada’s premiere bass clarinetists.
9:45am
TeresaBrazen
40-minute presentation
Teresa Brazen
Teresa Brazen of Cooper inspires us with curious, compelling ways that people from every role within organizations are creating inspired cultures — and how culture impacts design teams in particular.
10:25am
Interstitial Performance
Ted has a solid reputation as a musical, versatile drummer.
10:30am
Break
11:00am
Larry Cornett
40-minute presentation
Larry Cornett
Larry Cornett of Brilliant Forge explores the battle between love and money as it applies to products, organizations, and even our own careers.
11:40am
Interstitial Performance
Mark Connolly sometimes plays the mandolin. Other times he plays a ukulele.
11:45am
Konrad Sauer
40-minute presentation
Konrad Sauer
Konrad Sauer of Sauer & Steiner Toolworks illustrates the parallels between his work in furniture and toolmaking and our work in other mediums as UX professionals.
12:25pm
Interstitial Performance
Brent is a performer, director, composer and educator of music.
12:30pm
Lunch
1:30pm
Rapidfire round
5-minute talks from each workshop leader
2:15pm
Kimberley PeterSpeaker-Adam-Archer
3-hour Workshop
Kimberley Peter, Adam Archer
Kimberley Peter and Adam Archer of IBM dig into some concrete approaches for advancing UX and increasing the chance that your good work will see the light of day.
2:15pm
Jodi Leo
3-hour Workshop
Jodi Leo
Jodi Leo of the School of Visual Arts teaches how the power of metaphor can help make sense of raw data and define the users we study in our work contexts.
2:15pm
Leah Buley
3-hour Workshop
Leah Buley
Leah Buley of Intuit builds your skills with the secret weapon every UX practitioner needs in their toolbox: sketching.
2:15pm
Speaker-Kate-Wilhelm
3-hour Workshop
Kate Wilhelm
Kate Wilhelm of BlackBerry shares strategies and leads discussions on how to start out in UX, stay on top of current practices, and build your UX muscle.
2:15pm
Steve Portigal
3-hour Workshop
Steve Portigal 2013
Steve Portigal of Portigal Consulting takes us on a journey to self-insight, a lack of which can manifest itself as passion, commitment, or being driven by a mission.
5:30pm
Join us at THEMUSEUM for food, drinks, fun, plasma car races, and various other shenanigans.
7:00pm
Interstitial Performance
David Jensenius is a composer based in Kitchener.
Sunday 15 Sep 2013
8:00am
Doors open for networking
Baristas on duty to help you recover from last night.
9:00am
Trip O'Dell
40-minute presentation
Trip O'Dell
Trip O’Dell of Audible considers how current UX patterns, metaphors, and concepts may actually inhibit understanding for new users who don’t share our cultural contexts.
9:40am
Interstitial Performance
Richard Burrows is a founding member of TorQ Percussion Quartet.
9:45am
Diana Wiffen
40-minute presentation
Diana Wiffen
Diana Wiffen of Quarry Integrated Communications shares design principles, tools, and techniques that underpin a successful experience strategy.
10:25am
Interstitial Performance
Terry performs with the Stratford Festival.
10:30am
Break
11:00am
Speaker-Bryan-Zurb-300
40-minute presentation
Bryan Zmijewski
Bryan Zmijewski of ZURB takes a close look at how to drive our audiences to action with effective choices in visual design, content, and form elements.
11:40am
Interstitial Performance
Paul Pulford is a conductor, chamber musician and soloist.
11:45am
Josh Seiden
40-minute presentation
Josh Seiden
Josh Seiden of Neo explains how to go beyond simply coping with the changes brought about by the Lean Startup movement — but rather how to take advantage of the opportunities they present.
12:25pm
Interstitial Performance
Mike Elliot is a blues artist.
12:30pm
Lunch
1:30pm
Interstitial Performance
Adrial is affiliated with Burlington’s Tottering Biped Theatre company.
1:30pm
Fluxible Finale
A Cabaret in Several Parts
1:35pm
Interstitial Performance
Michael Segui is a painter and print artist.
1:40pm
Interstitial Performance
Ann-Marie Donovan is a classical singer
2:30pm
It’s a wrap!