• CHIFOO Event: A Designer’s Work Is Never Done

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    CHIFOO presents: A Designer’s Work Is Never Done: Solving The Problems New Technologies Create In Automotive with Emily Bowman! When the rapid pace of technology innovation meets the unique use cases and context of mobility, designers are often faced with many relatively simple problems with a multitude of potential solutions, while the more complex and nuanced customer needs are not so easily addressed. Automation and autonomy remain our inevitable fail safe solutions, but without robust methods to explore, validate, and prioritize our technological pathway to a fully-autonomous future, people will find it increasingly more difficult to drive cars. Let’s explore how user experience designers can enhance vehicle development by bringing human-centered methods to the complex process of designing the mobility solutions of tomorrow. About the Speaker Emily Bowman is a Design Group Manager at General Motors where she leads user experience innovation and a team of product designers crafting the future interfaces for electric and autonomous vehicles. Throughout her design career, she has leveraged user-centered methodologies to help global brands like Jaguar Land Rover, Kimberly-Clark, Ford, and Intel create useful and usable experiences through cars, phones, wearables, and the web. Whenever she’s not at GM, Emily is an active volunteer in the Michigan UX community. https://chifoo.org/a-designers-work-is-never-donejuly-10-2019/ Meeting Details 5:30 - 6:30: CHIFOOd and Registration: Please join us before the meeting to enjoy dinner and networking. Food and beverages will be available for $5. 6:30 - 8:00: CHIFOO program starts at 6:30pm. This meeting is free for CHIFOO Members & $5.00 for non-CHIFOO Members. Become a member today at chifoo.org. Raffle Tickets are $1.00 for two (available at door during Registration). Please note: CHIFOO wants to make sure that each meeting is a great experience for everyone. If you need an accommodation to help you better enjoy CHIFOO meetings and events please let our CHIFOO Programs Chair know how we can help a few days prior to CHIFOO event.

  • CHIFOO Event: Humans For The Win

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    CHIFOO presents: Humans For The Win with Rebecca Priebe! With artificial intelligence and the internet of things, we now have the capability to design experiences like never before in human history. Using empathetic design approaches we can create a world of intelligent environments that give us human-centric, adaptable information and control – making each and every individual’s life more enjoyable and productive no matter what we choose to do with our time – work, play, live. About the Speaker Becky has 15+ years of experience in technology design and education working with companies worldwide including Microsoft Xbox Innovation, McLaren Automotive, Deutsche Telecom and a number of technology startups. She has built and run global design teams working on the newest technologies in agile environments. In her current role as Director of Human Experience for RealWear, Inc. she collaborates with product and technology leaders to bring extended reality products to market to support the human experience in the Fourth Industrial Revolution. https://chifoo.org/humans-ftwoct-2-2019/ Meeting Details 5:30 - 6:30: CHIFOOd and Registration: Please join us before the meeting to enjoy dinner and networking. Food and beverages will be available for $5. 6:30 - 8:00: CHIFOO program starts at 6:30pm. This meeting is free for CHIFOO Members & $5.00 for non-CHIFOO Members. Become a member today at chifoo.org. Raffle Tickets are $1.00 for two (available at door during Registration). Please note: CHIFOO wants to make sure that each meeting is a great experience for everyone. If you need an accommodation to help you better enjoy CHIFOO meetings and events please let our CHIFOO Programs Chair know how we can help a few days prior to CHIFOO event.