WillowTree is an award-winning digital product agency specializing in mobile UX. Their clients include Regal Cinemas, HBO, CBS Sports and GE. On Sunday Oct. 23 we’ll visit their Charlottesville headquarters for our pre-conference meetup. From 4:00-6:00 pm, grab a drink and network with your fellow attendees.
You can win a copy of “Designing for Touch” by Josh Clark! Visit edUi on Facebook and in three words or phrases, tell us what everyday object you would make magic and why. We’ll select a winner at random to receive a free copy of “Designing for Touch” by edUi 2016 keynote speaker Josh Clark. Deadline to enter is August 26.
Last year was a big year for edUi. We made a lot of changes and tried out a whole new conference structure. While we’re not “changing everything” this year, there are a few things going on that you might not be aware of… yet. So let’s fix that, shall we?
[Update: Congratulations to our winners, Sarah Barrow and Jerad Horning! To our other participants, be sure to check out our Facebook page for more contests!] You can win a signed copy of one of Steve Krug’s books! Visit edUi on Facebook and in three words or phrases, tell us your worst UI/UX story. We’ll select two winners at random to receive a special signed copy of “Don’t Make Me Think” or “Rocket Surgery Made Easy” by Steve Krug. Deadline to enter is August 1. We will reply to the winning comments with details to claim your prize. Oh and what’s Steve’s worst UX story? — “Didn’t Get Paid”. Contest Rules No purchase necessary to enter or win. The contest is open to anyone over the age of 18. Entries must be received in the form of a comment on the designated Facebook post during the time frame indicated on the post. See www.facebook.com/eduiconf. Winners will be selected at random. Winners will be notified with a direct reply to their comment. Winners must respond to the reply within 7 days to claim their prize. Inability to contact winners may result in selection of alternate winners. There are 6 prizes available in total: “Don’t Make Me Think” andContinue reading»
We’re bringing something exciting and new to edUi 2016 for all you code jockeys, developers, and programmers. We’ve teamed up with the Central Virginia Google Developer Group (GDG) to put on a Google sponsored DevFest inside edUi 2016! What’s a Google Devfest? GDG DevFests are community-run events powered by a shared belief that when developers come together to exchange ideas, amazing things can happen. Each GDG DevFest is inspired by and uniquely tailored to the needs of the developer community that hosts it. Our DevFest Our DevFest will take the form of a series of presentations and a mini-workshop by developers and certified Google Developer Experts. The sessions will all be organized in a single track on Tuesday Oct. 25th. Sessions Stop Wasting Your Analytics Budget – Mitch Daniels Hands on with Google Cloud Platform – Sadayappan (Chida) Chidambaram Develop Maintainable Apps – Annyce Davis Progressive Web Apps with Firebase and Polymer – Doug Chestnut & Jill Heinze Vanilla Custom Element Inter-op: Never Port Your Custom Dropdown Again – Danny Blue How to Participate Easy, just show up! The Google DevFest is included with your registration to edUi 2016. Just show up for the sessions ready to get your code on!
Register Now » Why register for edUi? Get to know your web brethren from higher-ed, libraries, and museums. Intimately sized conference (approx. 250 people). Practical sessions focused on skill building. World-class presenters. Learn tips and tricks for crafting great user interfaces and user experiences. It’s affordable! Early bird registration is just $500. One half-day workshop is included with your registration. October 24-26 | Charlottesville, VA There Is No Early Bird Deadline Yep, that’s right. No deadline. But we’re only offering 120 early bird tickets. So, on your mark… get set… Register Now » If that’s not incentive enough to register early, we’ve got a special Choose Your Own Adventure outing planned on Tuesday night (10/25). There are only 100 slots available on a first come, first served basis.
We’re pleased to announce our three half-day workshops for edUi 2016! A half-day workshop is included for every attendee at no additional cost. So be sure to pick your favorite before you register!
On Tuesday October 25th we’re organizing some unique networking opportunities for you. When you register you’ll have the choice of a ghost walk, uke lesson, or drink and draw.
Thanks for all the great submissions! The Program Team will be reviewing them and decisions will be announced in early May. Schedule CFP decisions announced early May Registration opens by end of May Full schedule announced by end of May
Help make edUi 2016 Great Join the lineup of rabble-rousers and doers to help make this year’s conference program great. All you need is an idea, a story, or a little expertise and the desire to share it with your web colleagues working in higher ed, libraries, and museums. Submit a proposal for a talk, mini-workshop, expert panel, public square discussion, or half-day workshop. Everyone who submits a proposal gets a 10% discount on their registration. Accepted speakers will receive a complimentary registration. Accepted half-day workshop proposals will receive a $1200 speaking fee and a complimentary registration. (Limit one speaking fee and two complimentary registrations per workshop.) Proposal deadline: April 18 Submit a Proposal Now » Session Types Talk Drop some knowledge on your fellow attendees. Just you, a projector, a screen and 45 minutes of mind-blowing knowledge bombs. Concluding with a mic drop is optional. (1-2 speakers) Mini Workshop Put on your safety goggles because you and your fellow attendees are going to roll up your sleeves and get dirty with some interactive exercises. You’ll have 90 minutes to dive deep into the “how to” of your topic of choice. (1-2 speakers) Expert Panel Assemble your very own JusticeContinue reading»