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Design Strategies and the Future of UX/UI

April 11, 2018 · 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm

| Free Register

Learn about the cutting-edge practices that are making websites more interactive and visually appealing. This UX/UI panel will explore the trends and experimental ideas that are pushing website development to new heights. Get exposure to timely insights and practical lessons that can be applied right away. This event is ideal for user experience, design practitioners, and information professionals who want practical & innovative approaches for digital products and services. Appetizers and beverages will be provided.



Shay Howe

Shay Howe, VP, Product Design, ActiveCampaign

As a designer and front-end developer, Shay has a passion for solving problems while building creative and intuitive products.
He specializes in product design, interface development, and organizational leadership, areas in which he regularly writes and speaks about.
Currently, he is helping growing businesses meaningfully connect and engage with their customers. Elsewhere, he is a co-founder of Lead Honestly
and Chicago Camps, a partner at Prota Ventures, board member at DESIGNATION, and the author of “Learn to Code HTML and CSS.”



UX Panelists

Carmen McDonald – Carmen has solid experience in product design, interaction and user experience design for mobile (iOS/Android) applications, usability research and testing, graphic design, information architecture, campaign management and mass email deployment. She is also a co-organizer of the Design+ech Meetup.

Adam Penly – Adam is an advanced multi-stack applications developer specializing in web and mobile-web technologies with data architecture and conceptual design experience.

David Allen – Daniel is a a copy & creative writer, artist, filmmaker, ux & information architect, project manager, strategist, analyst, and game designer.

Alissa Ampezzan –  Previously, Alissa founded and led the design team at Civis Analytics, taught aspiring designers at Startup Institute & General Assembly and researched educational technologies at the University of Michigan. Tempus is a technology company building the world’s largest accessible library of molecular and clinical data within an operating system to battle cancer.


COST: Free

NOTES: Please do not register for a friend. Everyone MUST register individually.
Registration closes at 2 pm on April 10th.

Metered parking is available on the street. Parking garages are available at 1 N. Dearborn, 181 N. Dearborn, and 1 S. Dearborn Streets. The SpotHero or ParkWhiz apps are also available to help you find a convenient parking. Consider downloading the Lyft mobile app at http://m.lyft.com too. New users can receive free rides by entering the code LASHON053778.


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