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    • 13 Nov 2014
    • 6:00 PM - 9:15 PM
    • AppNexus 28 W. 23rd St. 4th Floor New York, NY 10010

    World Usability Day 2014: Engagement

    Sponsored by Bloomberg
    Hosted by AppNexus

    Engagement is the key to the success of a project. But as a UX professional, do you know how to establish a good level of engagement from your target audience - or even your own team? How about to maintain and increase the level of engagement? On this year's World Usability Day, you will learn how your fellow UX professionals practice the art of Engagement.   

    Join Bloomberg, the NYC UXPA, the IxDA of New York City, and AppNexus for World Usability Day 2014 on Thursday, November 13th. We have assembled an all-star team of UX rock stars to share their perspectives on engagement models in user experience. Each will deliver a brief presentation on their area of expertise and participate in a panel Q&A consisting of questions from the audience and from our moderator. The evening will be a night of education, debate, reflection and inspiration.

    Panelists & Topics

      Success stories in Engaging
      Stakeholders and SMEs

      Fahd Arshad

      Head of UX Design
      for Financial Products

      Bloomberg, LP
    Engaging Users With Humor Design

    Chelsey Delaney

    Senior User Experience Consultant
    Catalyst Group

    Farzana Gandhi headshotEngagement Through Content Strategy: A Story

    Lis Hubert

    Independent IA & UX Consultant
    Hubert Experience Design
    Maya Jackson headshotDesigning B2B2C Experiences

    Karen Pascoe

    SVP, Group Head of User Experience

    Title TBD

    David Whittle
    Director of User Research

      Making It So

      *Captain Jean-Luc Picard
      Commander, USS Enterprise
      Federation Starfleet
      *will not be appearing in person

    Submit your questions for the Q&A now!

    Sponsored by

    The UX team is part of the larger Bloomberg culture undefined and that’s a good thing. Palpable without being overwhelming, the ethos here is about energy and ideas, teamwork, performance.  Our global headquarters in New York City reflects this decidedly un-corporate culture with a stylish, open and dynamic workspace undefined an inspiring user experience of its own.

    Learn more about Bloomberg UX

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    Free with admission: snacks, refreshments, networking opportunities, intelligent discussions, not-so-intelligent discussions, enlightenment, and inspiration.

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    Registration closes Wednesday, November 12 at 10:00pm.


    Thursday, November 13, 2014

    6:00-6:45   Networking & Refreshments
    6:45-7:00   Opening Announcements
    7:00-8:00   Panel Presentations
    8:00-8:35   Q&A
    8:35-9:15   More Networking & Refreshments


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