Tuesday September 26, 2017 3:30 pm – 4:15 pm
In this session, Jason Cranford Teague will explore the uncomfortable but vital topic of how ageism is an unspoken factor in hiring and advancement in the tech industry, and how it becomes a negative multiplier when combined with sexism and racism, further preventing diversity in a homogeneous profession.
Jason is a prolific writer (over a dozen books on digital media), speaker (including SXSW, WebVisions, & Internet Summit), and innovation consultant, helping companies small and large with design thinking strategy. He designed the first web based magazine in 1994 and wrote the first book on CSS for designers in 1998.
Tuesday September 26, 2017 4:30 pm – 5:15 pm
Usability tests, surveys, and focus groups are invaluable tools for finding out all kinds of user info including what users think and how they use your stuff. The problem is, how do you find these folks and get them to participate?
Mary Cook is a UX professional in UVA’s Information Technology Services department who has learned how to efficiently sweet talk people into helping out. Come learn the methods to her madness on her quest to make recruiting easier.
Our early bird deadline is July 31! Register before then for our best price: $550 (including a half-day workshop).