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How Google scales UX with the Material Design System
Elizabeth Churchill, Director of UX at Google will share insights about how Google uses the Material Design system to effectively scale UX. Design systems reduce replicated work, improve designer / developer collaboration and are a critical part of creating consistent user experiences across a range of products. Elizabeth will introduce Material Design, Google’s design system and share with us how Google is evaluating the effectiveness of the Material Design System for designers, developers, and end users. You can find out more about Material Design at Dr Elizabeth Churchill is a Director of User Experience at Google. Her field of study is Human Computer Interaction and User Experience, with a current focus on the design of effective designer and developer tools and the creation of usable, useful, and delightful user experiences. Elizabeth has built research groups and led research in a number of well known companies, including as Director of Human Computer Interaction at eBay Research Labs in San Jose, CA, as a Principal Research Scientist and Research Manager at Yahoo! in Santa Clara, CA and as a Senior Scientist at PARC and before that at FXPAL, Fuji Xerox’s Research lab in Silicon Valley. Elizabeth gained a BSc and MSc at the University of Sussex before going onto complete a PHd in Cognitive Science at the Cambridge University. Elizabeth is a regular keynote speaker on topics related to design, UX research, human computer interaction and related topics at the intersection of computation, interactive technology, people, and society. Come and join us for a slice of Pizza and a beer from 6:30pm, we will start the talk at 7pm. A huge thank you to Brandwatch for supplying the beer, wine, pizza and hosting.


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