6-8 September 2017, McGrath Centre, St. Catharine's College

Programme

The UX Cambridge 2017 programme contained 40 sessions covering a wide range of UX topics.

The UX Cambridge 2017 programme is also available as a PDF here.

Day One - Wednesday 6th September

8:15

conference registration

9:15

Welcome to UX Cambridge

9:30

10:30

tea/coffee break

Room

McGrath Theatre

Ramsden Room

SCR

11:00

McGarth Theatre room

 Case Study

From unicorn valley to constellation summit: a UX fable

45 minutes

Sandra Gonzalez

Just Eat

switchover

Ramsden Room room

 Case Study

Integrating UX

45 minutes

Westley Knight

Independent

switchover

11:50

McGarth Theatre room

 Case Study

Designing for good, and the subtle art of not killing anyone

45 minutes

Jonny Rae-Evans

Reason Digital

Ramsden Room room

 Case Study

UX within design agencies

45 minutes

Aaron Humphreys

The App Developers

12:35

lunch break

13:30

Ramsden Room room

 Case Study

Let me take you on a journey…

45 minutes

Amy Shore

Foolproof

switchover

McGarth Theatre room

 Workshop

Sprinting on a design sprint

90 minutes

Matt Godfrey

Redgate

Adam Walker

Redgate

Sai Mohan

Redgate

SCR room

 Workshop

Using and understanding assistive digital technologies

90 minutes

Molly Watt

Molly Watt Limited

Chris Bush

Sigma

14:20

Ramsden Room room

 Case Study

How to transition from UX to full blown service design

45 minutes

Chi Tsang

Webcredible

Stephen Tomlinson

Webcredible

15:05

tea/coffee break

15:30

 Case Study

The mirror and the window - applying design thinking to the employee experience

60 minutes

Adam Parker

Cambridge Consultants

Nicci Videtta

Cambridge Consultants

McGarth Theatre room

 Tutorial

Researching with people with access needs

60 minutes

Sophie Boyd

Department for Work and Pensions

SCR room

 Tutorial

Creating data visualisations that don’t suck

60 minutes

Martin Colebourne

Tobias & Tobias

16:35

 Lightning Talks

The power of prototyping

10 minutes

Kasia Brzoska

Cambridge University Press

Mistakes I'm fed-up seeing when I'm recruiting for UX designers

10 minutes

Marine Barbaroux

Cambridge Consultants

To be confirmed

10 minutes

You?

17:15

Social Evening

Day Two - Thursday 7th September

8:45

conference registration

9:30

 Keynote

Craft. Invention. Influence

60 minutes

Steve 'Buzz' Pearce

Skyscanner

10:30

tea/coffee break

Room

McGrath Theatre

Ramsden Room

SCR

11:00

McGarth Theatre room

 Tutorial

Typography and the user experience

45 minutes

Matthew Standage

Oxford Computer Consultants

switchover

Ramsden Room room

 Case Study

Designing for truth: search in the age of fake news

45 minutes

Dustin Coates

Algolia

switchover

11:50

McGarth Theatre room

 Case Study

Lost in translation

45 minutes

Lucy McCulloch

EF Education First

Ramsden Room room

 Case Study

My country: the user experience

45 minutes

Colman Walsh

UXTraining

12:35

lunch break

13:30

McGarth Theatre room

 Case Study

Researching a complex healthcare proposition across the UK

45 minutes

Martha Bramley

Independent

switchover

Ramsden Room room

 Case Study

Design for change: agile, user-centered development

45 minutes

Sergio Estella

Vizzuality

switchover

SCR room

 Tutorial

Crafting the discovery phase: starting UX projects right

150 minutes

Dan Brown

EightShapes, LLC

14:20

McGarth Theatre room

 Case Study

Let the guerrilla loose

45 minutes

Marty Dunlop

XP Consultants

15:05

tea/coffee break

15:30

Ramsden Room room

 Tutorial

Design that breaks down barriers

60 minutes

Agnieszka Czyżak

Polidea

Rafał Tulwin

Polidea

Ramsden Room room

 Workshop

Opening the door: an exploration of design for transcendent user experience

60 minutes

Elizabeth Buie

Sigma Consulting Solutions Ltd

Alastair Somerville

Sensory UX

continued

SCR room

 Tutorial

Crafting the discovery phase: starting UX projects right

150 minutes

Dan Brown

EightShapes, LLC

16:30

Social Evening

Day Three - Friday 8th September

8:45

conference registration

9:30

 Keynote

Designing conversations

60 minutes

Giles Colborne

cxpartners

10:30

tea/coffee break

Room

McGrath Theatre

Ramsden Room

SCR

11:00

 Case Study

Building a collaborative UX community for the life sciences

45 minutes

Paula de Matos

Pistoia Alliance / de Matos UX Consulting

switchover

Ramsden Room room

 Tutorial

Data journeys: identifying IoT UX design challenges

90 minutes

Tim Daines

Cambridge Consultants

SCR room

 Tutorial

Chatbots: not just for millennials!

90 minutes

Alex Baxevanis

Webcredible

Jane Minto

Webcredible

Tom Stewart

Webcredible

11:50

12:35

lunch break

13:30

McGarth Theatre room

 Case Study

Good design is... a myth

45 minutes

Zoltan Kollin

IBM

switchover

Ramsden Room room

 Hands-On

Modular design for a consistent user experience

90 minutes

Xavier Watkins

European Bioinformatics Institute (EMBL-EBI)

Dr Nikiforos Karamanis

European Bioinformatics Institute (EMBL-EBI)

SCR room

 Tutorial

Leadership essentials for user experience

90 minutes

Rebecca Kemp

Rebecca Industries Ltd

Ade Adewunmi

Government Digital Service

15:05

tea/coffee break

15:30

Ramsden Room room

 Hands-On

Sketch you can! Demystifying a powerful collaboration technique

60 minutes

Jeremy Kriegel

The Broad Institute

16:30

Conference Close

Session Types

Case Study/Experience Report

A presentation and discussion of real-life (not theoretical) experiences of the application (or mis-application) of service design techniques. Case studies and experience reports include some discussion of lessons learned and an indication of how novel the work is.

Hands-On

Participants learn a new approach, tool or technology through using it to solve one or more practical exercises. Any software/hardware requirements are disclosed in the session description.

Tutorial

A session focused around some specific tool, technique or issue. Primarily led by the speaker, tutorials usually include some elements of interactivity or individual / group exercise.

Workshop

An in-depth working session on a specific topic. May include paper presentations.

Lightning Talks

Short talks (max 10 minutes) on almost any topic.

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