• UX Crunch: Manipulation by Design

    WeWork

    UX Crunch: Manipulation by Design Featuring some of the leading designers, data scientists and creative directors in the UK, this event will look at persuasive design, Cambridge Analytica and Facebook as well as whether certain design practices played a part in the spread of fake news, propaganda and misinformation during the EU Referendum. We'll be joined by; Daniel Harvey - Head of Product Design & Brand - The Dots Professor Karen Pollitt-Cham - Professorial Lead Connected Futures & Digital Transformation Design - Brighton University Phil Bonhard - Customer Experience Lead - Lloyds Banking Group Lauren Pleydell-Pearce - Executive Creative Director - PwC ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------- TICKET ONLY EVENT > http://bit.ly/2VC4XQS Please make sure you purchased a ticket to secure your place! Price includes entry to the event, plus drinks and Pizza! Tickets are NON-REFUNDABLE as we have to purchase the correct amount of food & drink. ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------ OUR PARTNERS TESTING TIME > testingtime.com/en/ Knowit > knowit.co.uk/ Seamless.ly > seamless.ly/ ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------ TALKS & DISCUSSION TICKET ONLY EVENT > http://bit.ly/2VC4XQS Daniel Harvey - Head of Product Design & Brand - The Dots Daniel Harvey is Head of Product Design & Brand at The Dots, “The Linkedin for Creatives.” He is a passionate advocate for diversity in the creative industries and sits on the board for Creative Equals. Weaponised Dissent: A Primer on Propaganda in the 21st Century. Featuring; Karl Rove, Vote Leave, Mark Zuccerberg and Vladislav Surkov Professor Karen Pollitt-Cham - Professorial Lead Connected Futures & Digital Transformation Design - Brighton University Professor Karen Cham has spent the last ten years working with EEG and other biometrics to perfect the art of Cognitive UX full for stack, human centred, Digital Transformation Design. She is a critical design practitioner and an expert in 5G UXD, Cognitive Patterns & Data Ethics. Since the Cambridge Analytica scandal, we all now know that algorithms have the power to deliver what seems "suitable" to us based on our internet history, and ‘nudge’ our behaviour to the extent of changing electoral outcomes. Game over? Phil Bonhard - Customer Experience Lead - Lloyds Banking Group Dr Philip Bonhard is the Head of Customer Experience at Lloyds Banking Group. Not only do we live in a 24/7 always on society, where products and services are available at your fingertips; we also live in a "post truth" world, where facts often don't matter as much as "alternative facts". Digital designers, UX, UI, SD, or whichever acronym you prefer, have an increased responsibility to not only ask whether they're building the product right (i.e. will it convert), but also whether we're building the right product and what impact it has on its target audience and everyone else. In this presentation Phil will look at the ethical implications of digital product design and what designers can do to help build a better world. Lauren Pleydell-Pearce - Executive Creative Director - PwC Lauren Pleydell-Pearce is the Executive Creative Director at PwC and is listed as one of 30 Female Creative Trailblazers in the UK. Lauren is a proud supporter of Creative Equals and SheSays UK and serves as a D&AD Judge. Currently charging ahead blindly in the world of Consulting by helping craft beautiful experiences for the Global Fortune 500 as well as supporting start-ups and innovative market challengers. Talk info to follow... TICKET ONLY EVENT > http://bit.ly/2VC4XQS

  • The eCommerce Design Summit 2019

    Cavendish Conference Centre

    Welcome to ECOM DESIGN SUMMIT 2019! The eCommerce Design Summit is a specialised 2-day Summit, which will pull together the world’s most innovative eCommerce brands; to discuss their Product Design, Experience and Strategy. Day one is all about Retail and day two explores Travel & Leisure. The overarching message of the summit is to highlight the importance of customer-centricity in delivering successful eCommerce platforms. The aim is to explore the wider product design lifecycle and showcase how an experience-led strategy, when aligned with business goals, can help shape products to increase customer engagement & retention, as well as subsequently better conversion rates for the business. Our ambition is to create a dialogue across the eCommerce community, to accelerate the transformation of digital commercial services for generations to come. Come along and join us, to see how the industry's leaders and innovators approach customer-centricity across their digital commerce platforms, from landing page to check out and beyond. We'll be discussing; product strategy, selling 'experience' to your business, how to approach the delivery of wonderful omni-channel experiences for your user base, the role emerging technology is (and will be) playing in future commerce, and much more! Some of the confirmed speakers so far: Vanessa Kirby - Head of UX @ Marks & Spencer Kevin Lee - Head of Design @ Visa Mel McVeigh - Product & UX Director @ Opposite Days Greg Tariff - Senior Manager of Product Design @ Groupon Caroline Wiryadinata - Design Manager @ OpenTable Vicky Carroll - Product & Design Team Manager @ Hostelworld Group Supriyo Roy - Product Design Manager @ FLIPKART Yolanda Martin - Head of Platform Product Design @ Farfetch Martyn Reding - Head of UX @ Virgin Atlantic Alex Tatner - Experience Design Lead @ TFL Raymond Ho – Product Design Manager @ Zalando By offering great case studies and actionable ‘take-homes’ from some of the world's eCommerce leaders, we want to offer a platform for dialogue within the eCommerce design community, emphasising the importance of personalised retail experiences and hopefully helping propel the eCommerce industry forward. www.ecommercedesignsummit.com

  • FinTech Design Summit 2019

    Cavendish Conference Centre

    www.fintechdesignsummit.com Following a hugely successful flagship event, the second annual FinTech Design Summit will take place on Friday 12th of April 2019. The FinTech Design Summit is the only conference in the world that pulls together innovative FinTech specialists to discuss product design, UX and strategy. By creating a melting pot of expert designers within the FS community, we hope to accelerate the digital transformation of our Financial Services for generations to come. Over 300 mid to senior level professionals working directly on the design and development of financial products will be present; representing over 200 FinTech related agencies and brands at the top of their game. Situated in the stunning Cavendish Conference Centre on the world-famous Oxford Street, London; FDS is accessible to all and will feature a number of international guests. Ten world-class speakers (including Dan Makoski, Duena Blomstrom, Kevin Lee and Megan Caywood), will take to the stage to discuss how traditional financial products are being disrupted through clean, innovative, experience-led design. Featuring a hand-picked lineup, two panel discussions, a networking after-party and lunch break, plus video access to all talks post-event; don’t miss out on the world’s only FinTech conference full of “take home” content to help inspire your progression in the field of Product Design. For more information check out www.fintechdesignsummit.com

  • UX Crunch Meets Draw Group: Designing for Large Corporate Engagements

    UX Crunch Meets Draw Group: Designing for Large Corporate Engagements. In a world where the ideals of UX craft are often in tension with the loudest, most immediate business pressures, how can we work together to create the best outcomes despite the circumstances in which we operate? It's a regular scenario: the client expects an outstanding outcome but prevents the team from achieving that outcomes. Senior stakeholders making ‘gut-feel’ design decisions, not investing in user testing, making constant technology changes and then asking why the project is under performing. TICKET ONLY EVENT: http://bit.ly/2TMp16I Join us for another fantastic evening of theoretical insight, case studies, discussions and more as we explore some of the biggest frustrations that UX practitioners might typically experience on large corporate engagements and how we work together to mitigate them. Featuring; Kent Valentine - Managing Director - Draw Group Rob Robinson - Creative Director - Draw Group Jared Hill - UX Lead - Draw Group Adiran Oest - Principal Designer - Draw Group ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------ TICKET ONLY EVENT: http://bit.ly/2TMp16I Please make sure you purchased a ticket to secure your place. Price includes entry to the event, plus drinks and Pizza! Tickets are NON-REFUNDABLE as we have to purchase the correct amount of catering. ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------ THE UX CRUNCH Tech Circus is a networking and educational events company specialising in User Experience, Product and Design. Founded in 2015, our flagship event 'The UX Crunch' has quickly grown to become Europe's leading UX event. ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------ DRAW GROUP Draw Group is a Digital Agency working recently acquired by Oliver Wyman. Their focus is delivering digital strategy, user experience design, web development, CRM, and front and backend development. They focus on outcomes, not outputs. ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------ TICKET ONLY EVENT: http://bit.ly/2TMp16I Tuesday 16th April @ Draw Group Join us for this UX Crunch Meets Draw Group. With top quality content, there is a lot to get through and so we have a tight schedule; doors are opening at 6.00pm and talks starting at 6.30pm sharp. ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------ TALKS AND DISCUSSIONS More information to follow... TICKET ONLY EVENT: http://bit.ly/2TMp16I

  • The UX Crunch Meets Amazon Alexa - Designing for Voice

    The UX Crunch: Designing for Voice with Amazon Alexa With the Alexa Skills Kit (ASK), anyone can easily teach Alexa new abilities by building a skill. Similar to a traditional user-interface (UI), the way that customers interact with skills is through a voice user-interface (VUI). However, designing a voice interface while delivering outstanding experiences to your customers, requires much more than just implementing a menu of commands... We are extremely excited to announce that on Tuesday 28th May we will be bringing The UX Crunch back to Amazon Alexa to explore the best practices for designing voice user interfaces, how to maximise the usability of your voice experience, and desinging for a voice economy. Join us as we sit down for another fantastic evening of key insight, case studies, networking and more! Line up to be revealed... ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------ TICKET ONLY EVENT: http://bit.ly/2TvX7M9 Please make sure you purchased a ticket to secure your place! Price includes entry to the event, plus drinks and Pizza! Tickets are NON-REFUNDABLE as we have to order the correct amount of catering. ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------ THE UX CRUNCH Tech Circus is a networking and educational events company specialising in UX Design, Fintech and Search. Founded in 2015, our flagship event 'The UX Crunch' has quickly grown to become Europe's leading UX event. We host a range of monthly event’s in collaboration with leading companies in the UK, showcasing case studies and knowledge. Each event is totally different, and collaboration is the key to our success. We are always looking for new partners, so please get in touch for more information on how to get involved. ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------ THE EVENT TICKET ONLY EVENT: http://bit.ly/2TvX7M9 Tuesday 28th May @ Amazon HQ - 1 Principal Place, London, EC2A 2BA There is limited space for this event so we would like to invite you straight from work. Doors are opening at 6pm, with introductions at 6.20pm and talks beginning at 6.30pm sharp. There is a lot to get through, so we'll have a tight schedule, so please arrive on time! Tweet the event @theuxcrunch and #theuxcrunch and let’s get the ball rolling! ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------ AGENDA 6.00pm - 6.30pm: Drinks and Networking 6.30pm - 7.30pm: Intro and Talks 1 &[masked]pm - 7.50pm: Drinks and Networking 7.50pm - 9.00pm: Talk 3 and Q&A Panel 9.00pm: Leave venue & head to The Crown and Shuttle for continued networking! ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------ TALKS & DISCUSSION TICKET ONLY EVENT: http://bit.ly/2TvX7M9 Speakers to be revealed... ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------ See you soon!

  • BAD conference (Behaviour And Design Conference)

    Greenwood Theatre

    The BAD (Behaviour And Design) Conference is a one-track, one-day conference on the 20th June; BAD is dedicated entirely to understanding the cognitive drivers that make humans tick. With a strong emphasis on psychology, we're set to bring 400 design specialists to the quirky Greenwood Theatre in London. We shall discuss how, when designing experiences, investing in understanding the psychology of your user is paramount. We will have a full roster of PhD-holding speakers, ranging from global brands like Google, to some of the most prestigious university lecturers and pioneers of psychology-driven design. Find out more about the event at www.thebadconference.com