Lane Halley will start off the evening with a presentation about how UX thinking can help Lean Startups, and how UX methods can be adapted to be more quick, visual, collaborative and continuous. Afterwards, Chris Chandler will interview Lane Halley and Jaime Levy on topics related to Lean UX strategy and practices for startups and enterprise.
Lane Halley (http://www.theapprenticepath.com/bio/) is a product designer at Carbon Five (http://www.carbonfive.com/), where she uses lean design and agile construction methods to create Web and mobile products. Lane’s a popular teacher and speaker on the subjects of user experience (UX), Lean Startup, Agile and product design. Recent speaking engagements include The Lean Startup Conference (http://leanstartup.co/), QconSF and Agile UX NYC (http://agileuxnyc.com/).
For more information, you can read her blog "The Apprentice Path (http://www.theapprenticepath.com/)" or follow her on twitter (https://twitter.com/thinknow/).
Jaime Russell Levy (Wikipedia article (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jaime_Levy) and LinkedIn profile (https://www.linkedin.com/in/jaimerusselllevy)) has been a pioneer for over 20 years in the creation of innovative browsing and non-linear storytelling experiences for products and services distributed on disk media, mobile devices, the Web and iTV. These days she runs a User Experience Strategy and Design practice in Los Angeles called JLR Interactive (http://jlrinteractive.com/) that caters to "lean" startups, helping them transform their business concepts into sustainable and scalable online solutions.
Throughout her career, Jaime has been a part-time college professor. She taught at NYU ITP for seven years and is currently teaching User Experience Design at UCLA Extension for the Fall/Spring quarters.
Chris Chandler (http://www.linkedin.com/in/chrischandler) is User Experience Director at Walt Disney Parks and Resorts Online (https://www.linkedin.com/company/walt-disney-parks-and-resorts-online?goback=%2Enppvan_%2Fchrischandler&trk=company_logo) and the founder of The Los Angeles User Experience Meetup group (http://www.meetup.com/ia-55/) which he started in May of 2007. If you haven't seen this New York Times' article about his and his team's work (http://www.nytimes.com/2013/01/07/business/media/at-disney-parks-a-bracelet-meant-to-build-loyalty-and-sales.html), you must check it out. Chris Chandler will also be speaking at The IA Summit in April in Baltimore (http://2013.iasummit.org/program/the-seventh-occasional-information-architecture-slam/).
This is also your chance to revisit our host, Cross Campus (http://www.crosscamp.us/) --, a state of the art 11,000 square foot engine of creativity and innovation located in the heart of Santa Monica. The goal of Cross Campus is to inspire creative collisions through space design, learning platforms, and extraordinary events, fostering member-driven collaboration that ultimately leads to game changing ideas and enterprises. For information about becoming a Cross Campus member, review their various plans (http://www.crosscamp.us/#section-n2).
ESTIMATED ATTENDANCE: 300+
SPONSORSHIP OPTIONS: http://tiny.cc/LAUX_Sponsorship
7:00 - Registration
7:05 - Food & beverages provided by FILTER (http://www.filterdigital.com/).
7:30 - Community announcements & introduction of the 3 speakers
7:45 - Lane Halley (45 min.)
8:30 - Chris Chandler with Lane Halley and Jaime Russell Levy (30 min.)
9:00 - Drawing for Lynda.com 1-month memberships for 30 attendees courtesy of Filter (http://www.filterdigital.com/).
9:15 - After party at the Bodega Wine Bar, 814 Broadway Street, Santa Monica (http://goo.gl/maps/jvgs)
Street parking is available and to see real-time available parking areas use "Park Me": http://tinyurl.com/Cross-Campus-Park-Me
Event Hashtags: #LAUX (https://twitter.com/search?q=%23LAUX&src=hash), #leanLAUX (https://twitter.com/search?q=%23LeanLAUX&src=hash), @LAUXmeetup (https://twitter.com/LAUXmeetup), @thinknow (https://twitter.com/thinknow/) (Lane Halley), @chrischandler (https://twitter.com/chrischandler), @JaimeRLevy (https://twitter.com/JaimeRLevy)
Sponsor hashtags: @CrossCampusLA (https://twitter.com/CrossCampusLA) and @FILTERdigital (https://twitter.com/FILTERdigital).
The event space has been kindly donated by Cross Campus (http://www.crosscamp.us/).
Food and beverages have been provided by FILTER (http://www.filterdigital.com/).
Food and refreshments will be served throughout the evening courtesy of sponsor, Filter Digital, a digital solutions agency. Filter Digital's (http://www.filterdigital.com/) client list spans global brands and Fortune 100 companies to startups and boutique firms. Let us help you create a digital solution that fits your needs!
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