July 25-27, 2018 / Vancouver, BC

Workshops

Hands on web design & content strategy workshops from industry leaders. Choose one of our full-day workshops on July 25th from 10:00am - 5:00pm. Snacks, refreshments, and awesomeness will be provided.

Building Flexible Design Systems

Facilitator

Yesenia Perez-Cruz

In this workshop, Yesenia will share strategies and methodologies for creating flexible design systems. You’ll learn how to use user scenarios to help identify design patterns, how to balance big picture goals while designing small components, how to document patterns, and how to scale a design system.

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Inclusive Content & Design Practices

Facilitator

Sara Wachter-Boettcher

In this workshop, we’ll look at examples of content, interactions, and entire products that leave users out or let them down—from “smart scales” that assume everyone wants to lose weight to form fields that fail for queer people to image-recognition software built off datasets that don’t include people of color. Then, we’ll break down why and how these things go wrong, and start looking at the risks within our own products.

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Running Design and Content Sprints

Facilitator

Steve Fisher

Design and content sprints are the key to bringing together product owners, designers, researchers, content strategists, and other disciplines into one tight knit team. They’re a roundup of content strategy, behavior science, UX, and more in a process anyone can use.

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