Conference Schedule

Keynote: 10 ways to have better conversations (Great Hall)

Celeste Headlee, Author, "We Need to Talk - How to Have Conversations That Matter"

  • 2018
  • Aug 24th
  • 9:00 am
Keynote: 10 ways to have better conversations (Great Hall)
Portrait of Celeste Headlee

Practicing better conversations (Great Hall)

Celeste Headlee, Author, "We Need to Talk - How to Have Conversations That Matter"

  • 2018
  • Aug 24th
  • 10:00 am
Practicing better conversations (Great Hall)
Portrait of Celeste Headlee

Ethics in design: Breaking down barriers to conversation through play (Festival Room)

Ciara Taylor, Experience Designer & Strategist

  • 2018
  • Aug 24th
  • 10:00 am
Ethics in design: Breaking down barriers to conversation through play (Festival Room)
Ciara Taylor, Experience Designer & Strategist

Treat your culture like a product: Navigate complexity and achieve sustainable transformation (Festival Room)

Eric Steege, Director, American Family Insurance

  • 2018
  • Aug 24th
  • 11:00 am
Treat your culture like a product: Navigate complexity and achieve sustainable transformation (Festival Room)
Eric Steege, Practice Director, American Family Insurance

Essential skills for measuring user experience (Great Hall)

Tom Tullis, Adjunct Professor, Bentley University

  • 2018
  • Aug 24th
  • 11:00 am
Essential skills for measuring user experience (Great Hall)
Portrait of Tom Tullis

Lunch

Great Hall (4th floor), Memorial Union

  • 2018
  • Aug 24th
  • 12:00 pm
Lunch

How to discover what your users really need (Festival Room)

Paige Bennett, Sr. Design Researcher, Dropbox

  • 2018
  • Aug 24th
  • 1:00 pm
How to discover what your users really need (Festival Room)
Portrait of Paige Bennett

Inclusive design panel: What is it? Why does it matter? (Great Hall)

Facilitated by Phyllis Treige, Center for Accessibility and User Experience, UW-Madison

  • 2018
  • Aug 24th
  • 1:00 pm
Inclusive design panel: What is it? Why does it matter? (Great Hall)
Photo of Aws Albarghouthi, Assistant Professor, Computer Sciences, UW-Madison
Image of Jim Remsik, Director of Software, 8th Light
Portrait of Natalie Patrice Tucker

The art of feedback (Great Hall)

Jorel Dray, Faculty, Design & Illustration, Madison College

  • 2018
  • Aug 24th
  • 2:00 pm
The art of feedback (Great Hall)
Jorel Dray, Faculty, Madison College

Sketching for everyone (Festival Room)

Kelly Rauwerdink, Design & Software Crafter, 8th Light

  • 2018
  • Aug 24th
  • 2:00 pm
Sketching for everyone (Festival Room)
Portrait of Kelly Rauwerdink

Designing for failure: How solving the right problem isn’t always the solution (Festival Room)

Sarah Drummond, CEO, Design Strategist, We Are Snook

  • 2018
  • Aug 24th
  • 3:00 pm
Designing for failure: How solving the right problem isn’t always the solution (Festival Room)
Portrait of Sarah Drummond

Where AI, design, and ethics meet (Great Hall)

Molly Wright Steenson, Author, "Architectural Intelligence: How Designers and Architects Designed the Digital Landscape"

  • 2018
  • Aug 24th
  • 3:00 pm
Where AI, design, and ethics meet (Great Hall)
Portrait of Molly Wright Steenson

Keynote: The future of (public) service design (Great Hall)

Lou Downe, Director of Design, UK Government

  • 2018
  • Aug 24th
  • 4:00 pm
Keynote: The future of (public) service design (Great Hall)

Better by Design after party (Tripp Commons)

Join your fellow attendees, Better by Design speakers, and design-minded folks from Madison and beyond after the conference on August 24 for a social hour (appetizers and cash bar).

  • 2018
  • Aug 24th
  • 5:00 pm
Better by Design after party (Tripp Commons)