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” and “Rocket Surgery Made Easy” by Steve Krug; “Designing for Touch” by Josh Clark; “Analyzing the Social Web” by Jen Golbeck; and twoContinue 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»
Our call for proposals opens March 21st. Whether you’ve submitted a proposal in the past or this is your first time, read on for what should be familiar and what’s changing this time around. Why Should I Present? You’ve got knowledge to share. You want to help your peers make the web a better place. It’ll look great on your resume (and bolster your Lanyrd profile). Discounts, free registrations, speaking honoraria… the good stuff. What’s New For the first time, we’re asking for half-day workshop proposals. If you’re an experienced speaker with a great idea for a topic that requires more time and a hands-on approach to learning, we want to hear from you. Workshop proposals will be held to a very high standard. You should be prepared to provide an outline for your three-hour workshop as well as a list of activities your attendees will perform. Recognizing that there’s much more time needed to properly prepare and lead a workshop, we’re offering a $1200 honorarium for accepted workshop proposals. What You Get Everyone who submits a proposal gets a 10% discount on their registration. We’ll email this code to you before registration opens. Accepted speakers will receive a complimentary registration. Accepted half-dayContinue reading»
Mark your calendars, edUi 2016 will take place October 24-26 in Charlottesville, VA!
Thanks so much to everyone who provided feedback on edUi 2015. Your comments are incredibly valuable as we continue to ideate, iterate, and innovate.