Triangle User Experience Professionals Association (TriUXPA)

The Future of Human-Technology Interaction with Susan Weinschenk

  • 30 Apr 2018
  • 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
  • Citrix (120 S. West St., Raleigh, NC)
  • 14

Registration is now closed. 

We are unable to accommodate same-day registrations for this event.

After the workshop at Red Hat, Susan will join us at Citrix for a special keynote about the future of HTI (or HCI). This is a separate registration from the workshop. You may attend one event, or both.

Talk Description

Machine learning, advanced robots, and virtual reality are here. UX professionals and designers are making crucial design and ethical decisions now that will shape the interactions between machines and people for years to come. Dr. Susan Weinschenk explores what are the most important decisions designers are making, and highlights the skills and knowledge you will need to design our future with technology.

About Susan

Susan Weinschenk has a Ph.D. in Psychology, and is the Chief Behavioral Scientist and CEO at The Team W, Inc, as well as an Adjunct Professor at the University of Wisconsin, Stevens Point. Susan consults with Fortune 100 companies, start-ups, governments and non-profits, and is the author of several books, including 100 Things Every Designer Needs To Know About People, 100 MORE Things Every Designer Needs To Know About People and How To Get People To Do Stuff. Susan is co-host of the HumanTech podcast, and writes her own blog and a column for Psychology Today online. She has been interviewed for, and her work cited in media publications including The Guardian, Huffington Post, Brain Pickings, and Inc.

Dr. Weinschenk’s area of expertise is brain and behavioral science applied to the design of products, services, experiences, and human interactions. Her clients include Disney, Zappos, the European Union, Discover Financial, and United Health Care. Dr. Weinschenk was a consultant on the Emmy nominated TV show Mind Field, and is a keynote speaker at conferences, including, South by Southwest (Austin Texas), Habit Summit (San Francisco), From Business to Buttons (Stockholm), and USI (Paris).

Schedule

We'll have a variety of Jimmy John's sandwiches and bottled water.

6:30-7pm: Snacks and networking
7pm-8pm: Keynote, Q&A

Location

Citrix (Downtown Raleigh)
120 S. West St.
Raleigh, NC 27603

There is street parking (read signs first!) and space in the Citrix parking deck.


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