Economic times might be tough, but professional growth has never been more important. Get the most out of your professional development budget and take your skills to the next level with edUi 2015 in Charlottesville, VA, November 9-11.

Focusing on the universal methods and tools of user interface and user experience design, as well as the unique challenges of producing websites and applications for large institutions, edUi is a perfect opportunity for web professionals at institutions of learning—including higher education, K-12 schools, libraries, museums, government, and local and regional businesses—to develop skills and share ideas.

edUi offers a rare lineup of speakers, including top web innovators that will inspire and enlighten web designers, developers, managers, and user experience and interaction design professionals from any industry.

What Can I Expect?

What’s in a Name?

edUi is a concatenation of “edu” (as in .edu) and “UI” (as in User Interface). You can pronounce it any way you like. Some people spell it out like “eee dee you eye”, but most commonly we say it like “Ed You Eye”.

Who is Producing edUi?

edUi is an annual conference produced by the Virginia Foundation for the Humanities for web professionals working with institutions of learning to produce more useable and accessible online resources.

Planning and execution are conducted by a dedicated group of volunteers and partners, including:

Program Team

  • Erin White (Chair) – VCU Library
  • Joe Sokohl – Independent UX Consultant
  • Gaurav Gupta – VCU
  • Jennifer Nesossis – Virginia Historical Society
  • Kim Vassiliadis – UNC Libraries
  • John Loy – Roomkey

Who Speaks @ edUi?

First NameLast NameOrganizationYears
DavidPoteetNewcity2014, 2013, 2012, 2009
RebeccaBlakistonUniversity of Arizona Libraries2014, 2013, 2012
GauravGuptaVirginia Commonwealth University2014, 2013, 2012
JohnRheaUVA Curry School of Education2014, 2013, 2012
CurtissGrymalaUniversity of Mary Washington2014, 2013, 2011, 2010
SteveJohnsonUniversity of Virginia School of Medicine, Library2014, 2013, 2009
ValerieHarnessUVA Darden School of Business2014, 2013
PaulKochViget2014, 2013
BoonSheridanNasdaq OMX2014, 2013
RobinSmailPenn State University, Firebrand Tribe2014, 2013
JasonCranford TeagueGannett Digital, Forum One Communications2014, 2012, 2011
JoeSokohlRegular Joe Consulting, LLC2014, 2012, 2010
CharlieMorrisNCSU Libraries2014, 2011
MattVentreNasdaq OMX, Messagefirst2014, 2011
MelissaBeaverNewcity2014, 2010
GregRewisApigee, Adobe2014, 2010
StephenAnderson2014
HillelArnoldRockefeller Archive Center2014
MarkBadgerCaptech Consulting2014
FredBeecherThe Nerdery2014
TiffanyBroadbent BekerCollege of William and Mary2014
AdamConnorMAD*POW2014
AmandaCostelloUniversity of Minnesota2014
MatthewEdgarSpringtrax Inc.2014
TiffanyFranceCelerity2014
CarrieHane DennisonAmerican Society of Civil Engineers2014
ZacharyHendersonVisionpoint Marketing2014
WhitneyHess2014
LisHubertHubert Experience Design2014
ColleenJonesContent Science2014
MalJonesRocketkoi2014
SvetlanaKouznetsova2014
NatalieKurzEnlighten2014
DonnaLichawGreatNorthElectric2014
ShoshanaMaydenUniversity of Arizona Libraries2014
MattNovakGizmodo2014
PamelaPavliscakChange Sciences2014
MarkReillyNew York University2014
JenniferRomano BergstromFors Marsh Group2014
BrianVerhoevenForum One2014
JohnYuda18F2014
ChazChumleySaforian2013, 2012
GregHansardVirginia Historical Society2013, 2012
JenniferNesossisVirginia Historical Society2013, 2012
BermonPainterTeam Sass2013, 2012
JasonTothViget2013, 2012
DougChestnutUniversity of Virginia Library2013, 2011, 2009
PaulRosenPerformant Software Solutions, LLC2013, 2010
JoelPattisonUniversity of Virginia, McIntire School of Commerce, College of William and Mary2013, 2009
BrianAlpertSmithsonian Institution2013
SamanthaBarryUniversity of Arizona2013
JessicaBehalNewcity2013
DeanBrowellFeedback2013
JoshuaBryantJourney Group, Inc.2013
LeahBuleyIntuit2013
WarrenCragheadUVA Law School2013
DuaneDeglerDesign for Context2013
RachelDelauderNewcity2013
DavidDemelloCornell University2013
GeraldFarroAdobe2013
JohnFreemanCharlottesville Albemarle Convention and Visitors Bureau2013
KimGoodwinDesign and Design Management Consultant2013
AaronGustafsonEasy Designs2013
SeanHannanSheridan Libraries, Johns Hopkins University2013
StevenHeslipSheridan Libraries, Johns Hopkins University2013
DaveHousleyPenn State University2013
NealJohnsonNational Gallery of Art2013
KathiKaiserCentralis2013
EffieKapsalisSmithsonian Institution Archives2013
NishantKotharyMinky2013
ConnyLieglRobert E. Kennedy Library, California Polytechnic State University2013
DaveOlsenWest Virginia University2013
JamesPannafinoMillersville University2013
RebeccaPugliesePenn State University2013
MikeRyanJourney Group, Inc.2013
JackieSauter ZajacAmerican University2013
TanyaTreptowCentralis2013
AndrewTriceAdobe2013
KimVassiliadisUniversity Library, University of North Carolina Chapel Hill2013
KathrynZickuhrPew Internet and American Life Project2013
LesJamesCapstrat, Media Two Interactive2012, 2011
JaredSpoolUser Interface Engineering2012, 2009
ErlingAmundsonSymantec2012
KimBielerMandiant2012
JayBlanchard2012
LoreleiBrown2012
IanChanCalifornia State University San Marcos2012
JimmyChandlerPasteGroup2012
AneeshChopraFormer US Chief of Technology Officer2012
CatherineFarmanBryn Mawr College2012
DerekFeatherstoneSimply Accessible2012
JoedyFeltsUniversity of Richmond2012
JeffGothelfProof2012
MichaelGoughAdobe2012
StephanieHayFastCustomer2012
AngelaHookerCti2012
JayanKandathilAdobe2012
KristoferLayonCapella University2012
MatthewLevyUniversity of Richmond2012
JohnLoyScitent2012
RachelNaborsRuzuku2012
JasonPamentalSchoolyard2012
JulianaPerryBryn Mawr College2012
EricPhetteplaceChesapeake College2012
JeffProehlAndrew L. Bouwhuis Library at Canisius College2012
JohnRogersonInflection2012
LaraSwansonDyn2012
JimGroomUniversity of Mary Washington2011, 2010
BenKimmelDuke University2011, 2010
ChristopherSchmittHeat Vision2011, 2010
PeterHedlundVA Foundation for Humanities - Encyclopedia Virginia2011, 2009
RickAllenePublish Media2011
DavidAndersonUniversity at Buffalo - School of Medicine and Biomed edu2011
MargotBloomsteinAppropriate, Inc.2011
TaraColemanKansas State University Libraries2011
DanielleCooleyDGCooley Consulting2011
MattDawsonWillow Tree Apps2011
CathyFinn-DereckiUniversity of Mary Washington2011
BrianFlingPinch/Zoom2011
JosephGilbertUniversity of Virginia Library2011
JoyceHostynOpenText2011
RandyHoytImaginuity and University of Texas at Dalla2011
RandyJensenCultivatr2011
FrankLa VigneMicrosoft2011
WrenLanierINM United2011
CoryLownNCSU Libraries2011
HarishMaringantiKansas State University Libraries2011
ErinMayhoodUniversity of Virginia Library2011
ChristineMcClureIllinois Institute of Technology2011
DavidMillerTerminal 42011
DavidMoodyUVA Claude Moore Health Sciences Library2011
AnsonParkerUVA Claude Moore Health Sciences Library2011
JoellePittsKansas State University Libraries2011
AndrePopeHorry-Georgetown Technical College2011
BlakeSirachWillow Tree Apps2011
CarolSmithMid-West Research2011
KyleSoucyUsable Interface2011
SivaVaidhyanathanUniversity of Virginia2011
StarrieWilliamsonUniversity of Virginia Library2011
KarenWolfGeorge Mason University2011
JasonWoodwardCornell University2011
ToddZaki WarfelMessagefirst2011
JeffreyZeldmanHappy Cog2011
SusanEvansCollege of William and Mary2010, 2009
RellyAnnett-BakerHeadscape Ltd2010
DavidBermanIcograda2010
PaulBoagHeadscape Ltd2010
JodyCondit FaganJames Madison University2010
DavidDahlTowson University's Cook Library2010
ChrisDallaVilla2010
PaulDempseyDickinson College2010
NickDeNardisWayne State University2010
BillFersterUniversity of Virginia2010
DougGapinskimStoner2010
CordeliaGeikenUniversity of Illinois2010
SteveHaymanApple Education Team2010
LaurelHechanovamStoner2010
KristinHondrosUniversity of North Carolina at Chapel Hill’s Teaching & Learning Interactive Office2010
DeniseJacobs2010
SarahKahnNC LIVE2010
JenniferKeachJames Madison University Libraries2010
AaronKuzemchakFarenheit Emerging Media2010
AlistairMacDonaldBocoup2010
DaveMulderMichigan State University2010
MichaelSantoroskiRoanoke College2010
MichaelStoner2010
StephanieSullivan RewisW3 Conversions2010
NickValentinoYork University2010
KennethWarrenUniversity of Richmond2010
ErinWhiteVirginia Commonwealth University Libraries2010
DanaChisnellUsability Works2009
JeffCramISITE Design2009
LaurieEverettMIT World2009
MatthewGibsonVirginia Foundation for the Humanities2009
NickGouldCatalyst Group2009
WayneGrahamUniversity of Virginia Library2009
ErikHatcherLucid Imagination2009
MollyHolzschlagMolly.com2009
DanRubinWebGraph2009
BessSadlerUniversity of Virginia Library2009
BaronSchwartzPercona2009
ArinSimeOpen Source Connections2009
SteveVanBrackleApple2009
MichaelWeschKansas State University Department of Anthropology2009

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