Android: let's talk about UI Design

GDG Brussels
GDG Brussels
Public group
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• What we'll do
Let's talk UI for a bit.
We have international speakers! We have the chance to welcome Jolanda Verhoef and Joey Kaan from Coolblue coming straight from Rotterdam to talk to use about something they have put together for their app.

And also from the Netherlands, GDE (Google Developer Expert) for Android and Product Strategy/Design, Wiebe Elsinga will come and talk to us about how to make your user happy.
Wiebe is a Lead Developer at Egeniq in The Netherlands. He has a passion for UX and design. He regularly speaks at Mobile Developer conferences, or is giving workshops.

This event is very graciously sponsored by Computer Futures (
It is a well established IT recruiting and contracting company. They are looking for new ways to bring skilled people together. With a proven track record in IT recruitment, they enjoy success within all sectors and business types. From single job vacancies to large-scale projects, their proficiency in providing exceptional professionals across the board has carved a reputation as a secure and significant supplier partner. A robust and financially strong business they have grown organically from their first office in London in 1986, to 16 offices in Europe; including Amsterdam, Antwerp, Berlin, Birmingham, Bristol, Brussels, Dublin, Dusseldorf, Frankfurt, Hamburg, London, Manchester, Munich, Paris, Rotterdam and Stuttgart, 7 offices in the USA; including Austin, Boston, Chicago, Houston, New York, San Diego and San Francisco, and 2 in Asia Pacific; including Singapore and Tokyo.

They will provide some snacks and drinks and a great place for the event.

- 18h30: welcome everyone, come on over and take a seat
- 19h00: Intro and welcome
- 19h15: Jolanda Verhoef & Joey Kaan from Coolblue will tell us all about Living UI Design Systems. What are they, why do you want to use them, what makes one successful? And more interestingly, why are there no native design systems? They propose a solution and will walk you through their sample code.
- 20h30: How do you satisfy your users? How do you make your app users happy?
But who are my app users, and what do they do with my app or want to see happen?
Wiebe Elsinga will share his experience on how to satisfy your users and improve the user experience.
- 21h15: Networking
- 22h00: the end

Hope to see you there in numbers.


• What to bring
Good mood is a must :)

• Important to know
Places are limited so please be considerate :)