UX Writing & Microcopy:
How Small Words Make A Big Difference

Your Own Home via Zoom Portland, OR

Skyler Reed, January 2020
In this talk, we will walk through how UX Writing & Microcopy can (and will) transform writing within business organizations, trades and arts work, and application design to reduce stress and provide guidance for all people from every walk of life.

Calm Technology: Designing for the Next Generation of Devices

Mozilla Portland Offices Portland, OR

Amber Case, February 2020
How can you design technology that becomes a part of a user’s life and not a distraction from it? You’ll learn how to design products that work well, launch well, are easy to support, easy to use, and remain unobtrusive.

Democracy is a Design Problem

Connective DX Portland, OR

Dana Chisnell, March 2020
Design directly affects every person in the nation. Join Dana as she explores the design of our democracy and how to make better design decisions that do not have as many unintended consequences for our democracy.

The Coming Extinction Level Event for Brands & Companies

Your Own Home via Zoom Portland, OR

Nathan Shedroff, July 2020
UX developers of all kinds bridge the distance between our clients/companies and our customers and we can have as big an impact on strategy as anyone else in the company.

August Social Zoom Trivia Night

Your Own Home via Zoom Portland, OR

UX focused Trivia contests via the Kahoot app, led by our Vicefoo and resident Game Master, Robert LaCosse!

Systems of Systems

Your Own Home via Zoom Portland, OR

Tatiana Mac, November 2020
We’ll look to see how to assess where our design systems live in broader ecosystems, the challenges inherent, and how to lean into the good, and resist the bad, to ensure we’re serving all humans in an equitable and ethical way, maintaining safety and trust.