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Mobile UX / UI - Pushing the Boundaries

As the mobile development industry continues to accelerate, it is critical for us to revisit user experience and user interface design. We'll clearly differentiate the two disciplines and feature a group of speakers who make it their mission to do nothing other than provide the best UX and UIs they possibly can. At this meetup, we'll cover the following areas:

  • Definition of UX vs. UI
  • The latest trends in mobile UX
  • Platforms & tools for getting there
  • Native vs. mobile web and the impact on UX
  • What really happened at Facebook?
  • Where industry is headed
  • And more...

App premiers:

Treater presented by Courtney McMahan, Product Manager, Treater

More meaningful than a “like” or a post, but less formal than a present, Treater makes it easy for friends to instantly send and receive “Treats.”

YellowFlag presented by Jason LaFollette, CEO of Citrrus

YellowFlag provides a virtual tailgate for you to communicate with your friends before, during, and after college and pro football games.

Product demo:

FingerPrint by Mobilify presented by Pavel Mogilevsky, Co-founder & CEO of Mobilify

Visualized reports of end-user attention held by each area, on every page of a given application.


"The hybrids are coming! The top 3 things you need to know about UX for keyboard/touch hybrid computers and tablets."

John Whalen, PhD - founder and UX lead, Brilliant Experience

"Why UX designers need to think like marketers"

Saf Emansour, Sr. Manager, Mobile Product MarketingUSA TODAY / GANNETT

Other panelists:

Colin Hart, Sr. UX and Visual Designer, Three Pillar Global

Mark Gerl, Director of Mobile Development, Politico

Angie Shelton, Head of Product, Capital One Labs


6pm Appetizers and drinks

7pm Introductions and announcements

7:15pm App premiers

7:30pm Presentations

8:00pm Panel discussion

8:30pm Networking


Our sponsors:

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  • Shep M.

    Great event with a good mix of demos, presentations & good conversation.

    September 6, 2012

  • Mark G.

    Great speakers, great panel ;) !

    September 6, 2012

  • A former member
    A former member

    Very informative. It was interesting hearing from experienced UX and UI designers.

    September 6, 2012

  • Nevin H.

    Incredible array of new products on "Lumina Day"; I find it interesting that the data-driven design that makes so many web projects successful is often forgotten in the mobile space due to the importance of successful mockups and UX

    September 6, 2012

  • Edwin P.

    Great event, learn some of the important things about UI/UX.

    September 6, 2012

  • Elliot S.

    I enjoyed the presentations.

    September 6, 2012

  • A former member
    A former member

    Professional, insightful and well-organized.

    September 5, 2012

  • Cathy

    Great topic and an even better turnout of people from the mobile and UX field. Definitely look forward to the next event.

    September 5, 2012

  • Pete E.

    Rock solid presenters and panelists. Be sure to download Treater and YellowFlag apps and check out Mobilify for UX analysis. Thanks to Capital One Labs for being such awesome hosts.

    September 5, 2012

  • A former member
    A former member

    Great presentations from the companies & an awesome panel!

    September 5, 2012

  • Gregory P.


    September 5, 2012

  • Zaid A.

    I am presenting tonight at Geo DC about Apple Maps so I changed my RSVP... don't know if it went through.

    September 5, 2012

  • Joshua K.

    Same for me. if you can please give my spot someone else.

    September 5, 2012

    • Patrick S.

      I'll happily take it but I assume there is a wait list based on who signed up first.

      September 5, 2012

  • Sree Anirudh J B.

    Are you going to record this session?

    September 4, 2012

    • Pete E.

      Yes, all sessions are recorded and then available at See you soon!

      September 5, 2012

    • Sree Anirudh J B.

      Thanks, Pete! I have another event at the same time. I'm going to change my RSVP to Not Going so someone else can attend. I will watch the recording later to make up for my absence.

      September 5, 2012

  • Joseph

    Will there be an opportunity for us to show off our own UIs if we wish?I'm far more interested in discussing dynamic styles rather than native vs web, in which the answer is always that native provides a better experience.

    August 27, 2012

  • A former member
    A former member

    Are there going to be more Spots?

    August 26, 2012

    • Pete E.

      Yes, all sessions are recorded and then available at Cheers

      September 5, 2012

Our Sponsors

  • Capital One

    Awesome space, speakers and community support!

  • Eastbanc Technologies

    Eastbanc is hosting Meetups in their beautiful Georgetown studios.

  • iFormbuilder

    Awesome community support from one of the best mobile form providers.

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