UXie Speakers & Schedule 2014


The UXies showcase each winning product and its creators; share UX practitioners’ creative processes and approach; reveal the judge’s evaluation process and perspective; offer advanced UX talks from the judges and guest speakers; showcase hiring companies; and provide many informal opportunities to meet and celebrate with the winners, judges, applicants, senior UX pros, hiring managers and thought leaders.


Help support great UX by voting for the People’s Choice Award and nominating the best UX for the Secret Admirer Award! Voting closes on August 31, 2014, 11:59PM.  Vote now!


Tickets to the 4th Annual UX Awards are on sale from May 1st to September 11th on Eventbrite.



ADVANCED LEVEL AFTERNOON TALKS & NETWORKING | 12:30 – 6:30PM | Merchants Exchange Club
465 California St, San Francisco CA 94104
♦ Hear behind-the-scenes talks from the finalists- before knowing who will win!
♦ Afternoon talks & Q+A with our judges and guest speakers:
Margaret Stewart: Live Q&A by Cliff Kuang, WIRED
Turi McKinley: “Building a Culture of UX Collaboration”
Cliff Kuang: “The Rise of Silicon Modern”
Alex Wright: “The Platonic Network”
Michal Pasternak: “That Ever-Elusive Empathy”
Brian Kralyevich: “Saving Design from UX”
Janice Fraser
Greg Petroff
Todd Lefelt
Sam Yen
♦ UX jobs stands from top companies
♦ Plenty of opportunities to meet people in the historic Art Deco bar & reception room

EVENING EVENT | 7 – 9:30PM | Merchants Exchange Club
465 California St, San Francisco CA 94104
♦ Wine & champagne reception with hors d’oeuvres in the historic Art Deco bar & reception room
♦ Opening Remarks:
Rafe Needleman, Editorial Director, Yahoo! Tech
Beverly May, Executive Director UX Awards
♦ Hear from each of the judges on how they evaluated their submissions:
♦ Cliff Kuang, WIRED
♦ Alex Wright, Research Head, Etsy
♦ Brian Kralyevich, VP UX, Amazon
♦ Greg Petroff, CXO & GM UX, GE
♦ Janice Fraser, CEO, LUXr at Pivotal Software
♦ Margaret Stewart, Director Product Design, Facebook
♦ Michal Pasternak, Former CXO, HUGE
♦ Turi McKinley, Participatory Design Director, Frog
♦ See the 18 Winning projects: Grand Prize, Gold, Silver, Bronze, Finalist, People’s Choice, Secret Admirer and Student
♦ Hear from each of the winners!
♦ Photo Wall + Cool Interactive Installations

AFTER-PARTY CELEBRATION! | 9:30 – 11PM | General Assembly
501 Folsom St, San Francisco CA 94105
♦ Join us to celebrate as the drinks and food flow with great music at General Assembly – 5 minutes away


Buy your tickets to the 4th Annual UX Awards on Eventbrite.

The 4th Annual UXies are the top global awards for digital experience. The UXies inspire all technologists to create elegant, human-centered products that solve real customer problems. Anyone can submit and win an UXie- enterprise, agencies, startups, students and individuals. The 2014 UXies are evaluated by a panel of 8 judges from WIRED, GE, Facebook, Frog, LUXR, Etsy, Amazon and HUGE- with 2 crowdvoting awards as well. The UX Awards are a community-powered awards, with dozens of strategic, regional, global, media and community partners across UX, product development and design. The UXies gala event, talks, workshops and job fair will be held in San Francisco, CA from September 11, 2014. For more details about this event, please visit UX Awards.

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