UXHK 2013

22-23 February 2013

User Experience Hong Kong (UXHK) is a learning event dedicated to bringing all product and service design disciplines together, from research, marketing, design, technology and the business to name a few, who are interested and passionate about designing great experiences for people and business for a better world for all.

Speakers

Get inspired by experienced international speakers and local professionals.

SPEAKERCOMPANY
Michael Davis-BurchatNokia
Jeff GothelfNeo
Tim LooFoolproof
Will EvansSemantic Foundry
Marcel TakagiJobsDB
Josh SeidenNeo

Workshops

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Program

  • Day 1 – Presentations & Conversations
  • Day 2 – Half day workshops

Day 1 – Presentations & Conversations 
Friday 15 February 2019
(1pm – 8pm)

1:00pmREGISTRATION OPENS AT RECEPTION
2:00pmWelcome & Presentations

Introducing the benefit for GoodReason
Michael Davis-Burchat
The use of empathic methods has grown from a niche service to become the dominant approach for informing companies about product/service innovation. Which makes it surprising when a research study fails to link ‘fresh insight’ with any ‘new product’ intended for market. Factors that stem from a comp…
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Lean UX – building a shared understanding to get out of the deliverables business
Jeff Gothelf
Designers have long relied on heavy documentation to communicate their vision for products and experiences. As technology has evolved to offer more complex and intricate interactions, the deliverables we’ve been creating have followed suit. Ultimately though, these deliverables have come to serve as…
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UX Strategy – redesigning business
Tim Loo
In an increasingly complex and digitally centric world, consumers are quickly evolving their thinking and behaviour. Businesses are struggling to keep up, often failing to keep their brand and service promises.
UX practitioners are uniquely positioned to lead change in management and organisational…
Design Studio – using structured creativity for product innovation
Will Evans
Introduction to how teams can use Design Studio to generate new solutions and move quickly from brainstorming to design to stories. This variation on the popular Design Studio methodology takes a new approach: using systematic creativity templates. Systematic creativity is focused, subject to specif…
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Designing regional experiences in Asia
Marcel Takagi
Asia has large differences in all aspects of culture and lifestyle across countries. As a result, designing great experiences that work for users across different cultures in Asia includes many challenges.
How can a website that works in China be successful in Thailand or Indonesia?
How can we…
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Design Management and continuous design
Josh Seiden
Design managers and executives who structure the delivery of design services increasingly work in a new context. Agile Software Development and Continuous Deployment have emerged as the new gold standard for software development teams. Big bang releases are largely a thing of the past: a product in…
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Making a user centered product company FULL
Andrew Mayfield
What is a Minimal Viable Product? What do you do when you have one? Go behind the scenes at Optimal Workshop to discuss our development process, how we handle customer support and how the two are intertwined for the good of our customers. We will to pull together concepts from the Lean Startup movem…
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Designing Business – moving design out of the studio and into the boardroom FULL
Patti Hunt
What happens when we apply the principles of design to businesses themselves, not just the products they create?
Design is not new to business. As a business process, it is something that has always played an important part in the way products are created. And the rise of disciplines such as user e…
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A Great UX practitioner in Asia FULL
Michael Lai
Do you feel lost as a UX practitioner in Asia? Do you have trouble connecting and communicating with colleagues, leadership and companies about the value and role of UX? Do you feel like your skills and talents are being ignored and wasted?
Many of us are in the field of UX to make a difference and…
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My organisation doesn’t understand UX! How do I make them listen? FULL
Jake Andrew
Does UX have a place on your CEOs agenda? If not, then why not? Assuming it should be, do you have a plan to get it there?
So you think UX is important and offers big opportunities for your organisation. Great. Now what? What’s it really worth to your organisation? How do you articulate the value …
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Global design team therapy FULL
Annette Priest
Is your good work for a global company ignored? Are you annoyed and frustrated that the head office sends designs that always need to be redone to be effective for customers in your country? Do your colleagues seem clueless about your market, culture, or customs?
You are not crazy.
Do you work …
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Video games in the design of every day things FULL
Dr. Jose A Rueda
What lessons from user experience design from the entertainment industry could we apply in the design of every day products? How could one achieve the same user experience of successful gameplay design in other products? Why do video games education matters outside of the entertainment industry?
Ye…
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International Design Research – risks & opportunities FULL
Jo Wong & Reach
For international research service providers the exploration of consumer practices and unmet needs is often conducted in parallel design research projects in different locations. Ideally the methodology for these local studies is connected enough to be able to compare the outcomes, but leaves enough…
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4:30pmDrinks, fun, networking! at reception
7:00pmEnd of day 1

Day 2 – Half day workshops 
Saturday 16 February 2019
9am – 6pm (Lunch 1 – 2:30pm)

MORNING (AM) WORKSHOPSWorkshop 1: Lean UX – building a shared understanding to get out of the deliverables business FULL
Jeff Gothelf
The days of heavy specifications and documentation are numbered. The new currency of web and software development is shared understanding within nimble, small, dedicated teams. In this workshop, Jeff Gothelf will teach you the collaborative, cross-functional ideals behind Lean UX and demonstrate the…
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Workshop 2: Designing regional experiences in Asia FULL
Marcel Takagi
Asia has large differences in all aspects of culture and lifestyle across countries. As a result, designing great experiences that work for users across different cultures in Asia includes many challenges.
• How can a website that works in China be successful in Thailand or Indonesia?
• How can we…
View Detail »
Workshop 3: Design Management and continuous design FULL
Josh Seiden
Design managers and executives who structure the delivery of design services increasingly work in a new context. Agile Software Development and Continuous Deployment have emerged as the new gold standard for software development teams. Big bang releases are largely a thing of the past: a product in…
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LUNCH (1:00PM – 2:30PM)
AFTERNOON (PM) WORKSHOPSWorkshop 4: UX Strategy – redesigning business FULL
Tim Loo
Creating a UX strategy The first part of the session will work through the 7 steps we take our clients through to create a coherent, compelling UX strategy:
• Define: Defining UX success at brand and organisation level
• Understand: Understand the customer ecosystem and organisational factors for U…
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Workshop 5: Design Studio – using structured creativity for product innovation FULL
Will Evans
We’ll identify four creativity templates that are designed to expose in any product, “codes embedded in the product itself and in trends observed in its evolution,” and then walk through the process giving ample operational instruction for each template.
The session will use the following process: …
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Workshop 6: Design Research, The hidden life of a conversation FULL
Michael Davis-Burchat
Social Media, Smart phones, Feature phones, Tablet devices, Messaging applications and Media of all kinds are becoming more conversational than their computational precursors. Moore’s law continues to make processing speeds faster while conversational UI patterns remain obstinately slow or buggy-whi…
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Speakers

Michael Davis-Burchat

Nokia

Twitter: @otherswise

Michael Davis-Burchat is a product-portfolio Manager at Nokia, working in its mobile phones, Business Unit toward the broader aim ‘bringing web-based services to the next billion’.

In product-portfolio management, design-research plans, portfolio studies, and work practice innovation projects all …View Bio »


Will Evans

Semantic Foundry

Twitter: @semanticwill

Will Evans is the Director of User Experience Design and Research at The Library Corporation as well as TLCLabs, the enterprise innovation lab. At TLC, Will is responsible for working across the organization to create extraordinary user experiences and new product innovations…View Bio »


Jeff Gothelf

Neo

Twitter: @jboogie

Jeff Gothelf has spent a 14 year career as an interaction designer, Agile practitioner, user experience team leader and blogger. He is one of the leading voices on the topic of Agile UX and Lean UX. In addition, Jeff is the author of the upcoming O’Reilly book (2012), Lean UX: Applying lean principl…View Bio »


Tim Loo

Foolproof

Twitter: @timothyloo

Tim is a UX strategist and Partner at Foolproof, Europe’s largest experience strategy & design consultancy.

Tim leads Foolproof’s UX strategy practice, developing and deploying their user experience strategy framework, methodologies and skills across a range of global clients.

He strongly believe…View Bio »


Marcel Takagi

JobsDB

Twitter: @m11i

With more than 13 years of implementing rich online experiences, Marcel Takagi combines sound technical knowledge with a high awareness for user needs.

During his career he has worked in many roles including project management, information architecture and web development for complex, internationa…View Bio »


Josh Seiden

Neo

Twitter: @jseiden

Josh is a user experience designer and design manager with deep expertise in bringing rapid and responsive design and strategy to entrepreneurial environments, whether for startup or the enterprise. Previously he was program director for LUXr’s New York City practice, was on the leadership team at C…View Bio


Where

InnoCentre

72, Tat Chee Avenue,
Kowloon Tong
Kowloon, Hong Kong
http://www.innocentre.org.hk

Subway MTR Kowloon Tong Station, Exit C2