Thanks so much to everyone who came to edUi 2017! What was the highlight for you? What can we do better next year? We really want to know! edUi 2017 Conference Evaluation Would you come to edUi again?*YesNoWhy or why not?What was the highlight of the conference for you?What part of the conference needs the most improvement?Did you learn some stuff?1=not really, 5=so much I can’t even…12345 Quality of SpeakersExcellentAbove AverageAverageBelow AverageTerribleQuality of FoodExcellentAbove AverageAverageBelow AverageTerribleQuality of the meeting spaceExcellentAbove AverageAverageBelow AverageTerribleQuality of the hotel accommodationsExcellentAbove AverageAverageBelow AverageTerribleWhich hotel?OmniResidence InnOverall value of conferenceExcellentAbove AverageAverageBelow AverageTerribleHave you attended edUi before?No, this is my first yearThis is my second edUi conferenceI’ve been to three or more edUi conferencesWho would you like to see at edUi 2018 for our 10th anniversary? What topics would you like covered?How should we celebrate our 10th anniversary in 2018?Any speakers you’d like to see come back? Any special events you’d like to see us repeat? How should we commemorate our 10th edUi?What other conferences have you attended?Any additional comments?Email(Optional) Provide an email address so we can follow up with you if needed. CommentsThis field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.
Here it is! The big post of all the things you need to know about attending edUi 2017.
Guest blogger and edUi 2017 speaker Mike Shelton gives us an introduction to Design Sprints and how they can be the most important tool in your problem-solving arsenal.
Don’t have time to attend all three days of edUi? Drop in for just a day or attend one of our half-day workshops. Single Day Monday – $350 Keynote by Kevin M. Hoffman: Meetings are a Design Problem Full day of conference sessions Keynote by Cory Doctorow: Dark Patterns and Bad Business Models Opening Night Reception Single Day Tuesday – $350 Keynote by Sara Wachter-Boettcher: Design for Real Life Full day of conference sessions edUi After Party Single Day Wednesday – $175 Half-Day Workshop SVG Animation w/ Sarah Drasner Analytics w/ Nick DeNardis Compassionate Content & UX w/ Sara Wachter-Boettcher Register Now »
Guest blogger Lori Kressin from the University of Virginia provides three ways you can increase your level of awareness, knowledge, and expertise in the field of digital accessibility.
Guest blogger and edUi 2017 speaker Dan Cotting introduces concepts around immersive media, virtual reality, and augmented reality, and discusses some of the UX and design factors to consider.
Guest blogger Jason Cranford Teague gives us a preview of his edUi 2017 talk that will explore the uncomfortable but vital topic of how ageism is an unspoken factor in hiring and advancement in the tech industry.
We are saddened and stand in utter disbelief about the events that have transpired over the weekend in Charlottesville. White supremacy and racism have no place in our community. We stand in opposition to intolerance, hatred, and bigotry of all forms. Charlottesville is a lovely community that did not deserve the hatred that was unleashed here this weekend. The town—known locally as C-Ville—is a progressive, tolerant, welcoming, small city, nestled in the heart of the Blue Ridge Mountains. If you’ve been to edUi in recent years, you’ve likely seen this wonderful place first-hand. And maybe it holds a special place in your heart the way it holds one in ours. Our beloved small town is reeling today. Emotions are raw and most people still do not know what to make of the events this weekend. How do you move forward from a display of such violence? How do you walk the streets where people dodged tear gas, were beaten, run over, where someone died? But move forward is what we do. In that sense we truly are a progressive city. Charlottesville’s bright light is exactly what attracted these groups to the area in the first place. And that light won’tContinue reading»
edUi’s hometown of Charlottesville, VA has recently been embroiled in a controversy over the moving of a Confederate statute and renaming of some local parks. It’s brought a lot of attention to what’s normally a pretty quiet college town nestled in the foothills of the Blue Ridge mountains. People from around the country have come here to express views that are not reflective of the vast majority of people who live and work in this community. As members of the Charlottesville and University of Virginia community we stand behind UVA President Theresa Sullivan’s affirmation of our shared values of diversity, inclusion, and mutual respect. Further, we think this is an excellent opportunity to remind all our conference attendees that edUi is committed to a diverse, inclusive, and safe conference experience for everyone. We have a Code of Conduct and by attending edUi you’re agreeing to abide by it. It’s pretty simple. In fact it can be summed up in two words, “Be Nice.” See you in September.
Kevin M. Hoffman, founder of Seven Heads Design and author of “Meeting Design for Managers, Makers, and Everyone,” will present his keynote, “Meetings Are a Design Problem,” at edUi 2017. We wanted to get to know him better, so we asked him a few questions.