The WPI UXDM Lab Presents The Second Annual
User Experience
Innovation Symposium
March 21, 2018, Worcester, MA






UXSYM

Wednesday, March 21, 2018

Campus Center

Worcester Polytechnic Institute

Worcester, MA

About UXSYM

UXSYM is a conference hosted by the User Experience and Decision Making Laboratory at Worcester Polytechnic Institute. This one day event features speakers and workshop sessions that focus on innovating with user experience.

UXDM Lab @WPI

The UXDM laboratory was established in Fall 2011through a generous gift from Dyn Inc. The mission of the lab is to conduct high-quality research with significant contributions to theory and practice while providing outstanding learning opportunities for WPI students.

Consortium for UX Innovation

The mission of this consortium is to develop an innovation ecosystem for conducting leading edge research that enables organizations to create value through outstanding user experience and to provide outstanding UX education and training through academic- industry collaborations.










Our Sponsors

Become a Sponsor

UXSYM Connects the Community that Supports Innovation with UX

A number of key Innovations with UX projects will be showcased during the poster and networking sessions. The UX symposium is often the first public demonstration of many advanced UX innovations.


Why Sponsor UXSYM:

Social Responsibility

Making a strong statement about your organization’s commitment to advancing research and education in the cutting edge scientific field of Innovation with User Experience.

Thought Leadership

Showcasing your corporate inventions and innovations so that other attendees see your innovative products and use them in their own research projects or services/product delivery.

Professional Development

Attending workshops, learning about various cutting edge projects, and networking with innovators in the field

Recruitment

Connecting with talented students and professionals attending the conference.

In addition to featuring your logo in our printed program and on the UXSYM Website, sponsorship includes the following

If you or your company would like to sponsor UXSYM or would like more info please contact us:










9:00am

Registration, Coffee, & Networking

9:30am

Opening Remarks and Keynote
Marisa Siegel,
Google

 

Workshops

10:00am

Working Across a Silo’d Organization
Marisa Siegel,
Google

Becoming a Design Leader
Matt Ferguson,
Eliassen Group

Visual Design
Mark Traietti,
Dell

NeuroIS: Applications in UX Research and Development
Soussan Djamasbi,
UXDM Lab at WPI

Design Thinking
Andy Piggott, Dan McAuliffe, Joe Vance,
Oracle +Dyn

Embedding UX More Deeply Into your Organization
Paul Sherman,
ShermanUX

12:00pm

Lunch Break

1:30pm

Afternoon Keynote

2:30pm

Networking Break & poster Sessions

2:45pm

Panel Discussion
Andy Piggott, Matt Ferguson, Marisa Siegel, Tom Tullis, Paul Sherman

3:30pm

Networking Break & poster Sessions

 

Fireside Chats

3:45Pm

Design Thinking in Organizations
Andy Piggott,
Oracle

Impact of UX on tech startups
Jeremy Hitchcock,
Minim

Successful Team Development for Innovation with UX
Matt Ferguson,
Eliassen Group

Managing UX
Marisa Siegel,
Google

User Research at the speed of Business
Paul Sherman,
ShermanUX

4:30pm

Networking Reception & Poster Sessions













Full Registration

Registration Includes

  • Workshops
  • Keynote Speech
  • Panel Discussion
  • Parallel Sessions
  • Exhibition and Posters Presentations
  • Conference Lunch and Refreshment
  • Networking Reception and Breaks

$99

Web Access

Web Access Includes

  • Webcast of Specific Workshops & Sessions
  • Access to Online Materials

$49