|Registration & Check-in
|Welcome & Introduction
Lead UX Designer at AT&T
Come Together Right Now
Bob, also Master of Ceremonies for the day, will kick off the conference with an expertly led, interesting, collaborative dive into the deep end of UI/UX, where we will create definition around the ideas of UI/UX through community collaboration. Be ready!
Dr. Laura Faulkner
Head of User Experience at Rackspace
Beyond the Five-User Assumption
You have a prototype, a beautiful research plan. How can you know if you will have enough users or the right question? Enter this lively debate with a pioneer who explored it more deeply than nearly any other. Learn the science of how a few users can get you what you need. Discover how to know, and how to bargain, when you really do need more.
CIO for City of San Antonio
Building a “Smart” San Antonio, One Experience at a Time
We all may think smart cities are about technology and data, but it’s really about innovating the customer experience first. Learn the vision of SmartSA, what problems we have to solve here, and how the UX community can get involved in gathering ideas and telling stories that improve quality of life for our residents.
UX Researcher at UT Health San Antonio
CSI-UX: Tracking the User
Get your hands busy and questions ready for this workshop. Cherri will take you through some real-world problems that you can help solve a problem by following the analytics and evidence.
UX Designer at Mozilla
Orchestrating a Successful Onboarding Strategy
In this session, Michael helps you step back and look holistically at what you’re doing on your site, product or app that causes user abandonment and retention. Learn to use research, design and marketing to hold onto more of your users.
Founder and CEO at Appddiction Studio
Competing in the Growth of Agile
Learn how Agile fundamentals, roles and certification relate to designers, UI/UX design using set-based design techniques versus point-based waterfall techniques. Porter will also discuss Agile/Scaled Agile Frameworks, roles and certifications employers are seeking.
Jon Gary Herrera
SVP for Public Engagement at VIA Metro Transit
Get the inside story on how VIA uses tech and user experience to invest in their vision of a multimodal regional transport system that connects many communities to opportunity. Hear how VIA uses UX to enhance quality of life throughout the region.
I Did a Thing
An MBA student from St. Mary’s University will report on the exciting Design Thinking program at the university’s graduate school. Share your 2-3 minute design story. It can be an achievement, a failure, lesson learned, or funny event.
CEO for Firecat Studios
Design Your Clients’ Experience — And Your Career
Use your UX skills to craft experiences that ensure clients get your maximum value while building a deeply satisfying, rewarding career. These hard-won, practical client management principles help wherever you practice.
Q&A from audience
UX in the Real World
Panel session of today's speakers allows you to ask the practical questions inspired from today’s sessions. We will continue a UI/UX Meetup favorite: How to deal with a certain situation or problem. Ask for a friend. 😉
|Wrap-up & Final Words