I would also like to thank Yoko Nakano and Vitamin T for helping me find speakers on this emerging topic.
The photos were the courtesy of Noel Saw.
And, the entire event would not be possible without the extraordinary generous support of Vitamin T. I'm very graftul for their support of the local UX community. They rock!
If you are currently looking for a position, please contact Vanessa Zamora at [masked]. She specializes in UX there.
1 · November 19
Big thanks to our amazing guest experts:
Jose Caballer, Chief Education Officer and co-founder of The Skool, TV host of This Week in Web Design.
Sean McDonald, working at the intersection of storytelling, networks and visualization
Ko Nakatsu, co-founder of Potluck (www.potluckwtf.com), a collaborative creative agency specializing in strategy, research, and design and Hiya tea.
Hunter Ochs is a User Experience strategist and former instructor at Pasadena Art Center, California Institute of the Arts, Chapman University
Craig Peters, a user experience professional with more than ten years of experience in design, management, and organizational strategy and founder of Awasu. He also co-founded Bolt | Peters and joined us from San Francisco.
Christina Tran, Social Design Consultant & Program Lead at HourSchool and recent winner of Core77's Educational Initiatives for 2012.
(Due to the character count limit, more thanks to come...)
0 · November 19
IMPORTANT REMINDER: Please keep in mind that only those with an "attending" RSVP status may join the event. If you are interested in the gathering and it's full, please join the waiting list. Spots often become available at the last minute. Because those attending have paid a refundable deposit, I will be taking attendance.
Please do not crash the event. Because seating is limited, you will be asked to leave. Thanks for understanding.
0 · November 16
If a space opens, I'm in.
0 · November 16
For those of you attending the Service Design & Design Thinking - UX Breakfast Club on Saturday, please take a look at the menu in advance and decide what you would like order. I would like us to place the orders very quickly so we can focus on these two fascinating topics. The menu can be found here:
I also recommend that you arrive at 8:45 AM so we can begin on time.
See you soon!
0 · November 15
Please post your questions in advance for the Service Design and Design Thinking guest experts. Here are the starter questions that will be asked:
What is Service Design?
What is Design Thinking?
How is Service Design different from other forms of design, like Design Thinking?
What problems do these approaches solve?
How does Service Design and Design Thinking approaches improve people's lives?
0 · November 12
Refunds offered if:
Additional notes: The event is free. You will notice that you are required to place a deposit when you submit your RSVP. Your money will be refunded if you attend. This allows us to provide a precise reservation to Cafe Laurent.
Payments you make go to the organizer, not to Meetup. You must make refund requests to the organizer.