INSPIRE ♦ HONOR ♦ CELEBRATE ♦ EDUCATE ♦ ADVANCE ♦ HIRE
The 4th Annual UXies are the premier global awards for exceptional digital experience.
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The 4th Annual International UX Awards event will be held in San Francisco, CA on September 11-12, 2014 for one inspiring and fun evening event on September 11 and one useful afternoon of talks, jobs and training on September 12, 2014.The UXies will showcase each winning product and its creators; share UX practitioners’ creative processes and approach; reveal each expert judge’s evaluation process and perspective; provide many informal opportunities to meet winners, judges, applicants, senior UX professionals, hiring companies and providers; and offer concentrated and advanced UX training and education from the judges and other speakers, all while still leaving plenty of time to visit the city, work or attend other daytime events.New for this year, the Friday afternoon sessions will allow judges to give advanced level UX talks and have more in-depth discussions with attendees on their evaluation criteria. Other senior UX thought leaders and select winners will also be asked to speak about their process and approach. The UX job fair will provide a targeted avenue to hire UX talent or seek an exciting new role in UX
THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 11, 2014
Enjoy cocktails and hors d’oeuvres with fellow UX lovers!
7:30 – 9:30pm
The Awards event will announce 18 winners and will feature a keynote, guest speakers and an expert panel that includes jurors Alex Wright, Greg Petroff, Janice Fraser, Margaret Stewart, Michal Pasternak, Turi McKinley, and host Beverly May. About the Panel >
Jurors will briefly discuss the contest submissions and their decision-making process, followed by the announcements and displays of the winning projects. Meet the innovators behind the winning submissions and hear Q&A with the judges and audience.
9:30 – 11:00pm
Celebrate, meet the winners and jurors and enjoy more drinks and refreshments!
FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 12, 2014Networking with Winners & Judges
Meet the winners, jurors and UX pros, and enjoy some light refreshments.
Advanced UX Training & Talks
2:00 – 6:00pm
Hear from the UX Awards winners, judges and other invited UX pros on best practices in UX and the latest trends and techniques. More information will be posted 2 weeks prior to the event. The complete talk agenda, which will include talks from several winners, will be announced on the day.
UX Job Fair
4:00 – 7:00pm
Get a great job in UX with top companies, and find great talent.
Closing Happy Hour
5:30 – 7:00pm
Have a final drink and celebrate!
This year's panel:
♦ Alex Wright, Research Head, Etsy
♦ Brian Kralyevich, VP UX, Amazon
♦ Greg Petroff, CXO & GM UX, GE
♦ Janice Fraser, CEO, LUXR
♦ Margaret Stewart, Director Product Design, Facebook
♦ Michal Pasternak, Former CXO, HUGE
♦ Turi McKinley, Participatory Design Director, Frog
♦ Opening Remarks: Rafe Needleman, Editor in Chief, Yahoo! Tech
♦ Moderator: Beverly May, Founder & Executive Director, UX Awards
Read about the panelists