User Experience (UX) & User Interface (UI) Summit at Esri UC 2014

Blog Post created by FGarofalo-esristaff on Jun 4, 2014

On behalf of the User Experience and User Interface teams at Esri, we are excited to announce we will be hosting the User Experience & User Interface Summit at the Esri User Conference, on Thursday, July 17th from 10:00am to 4:00pm. This will be the 3rd year for having an event at the Esri UC focused on sharing best practices about user experience and user interface. An important item to note, attendees for the User Experience & User Interface Summit must also be registered attendees for the 2014 Esri User Conference.


Explore the latest best practices and emerging trends in visual design, interaction, information architecture, and user experience. Discover how starting with a “people first” approach can benefit mapping applications and location-enabled apps. Presentations and demos will be offered for all levels, novice to expert, covering a variety of disciplines from developers to project managers.


UX & UI Summit Schedule (Thursday, July 17th):

  • 10:00 a.m. – Noon – Workshop on GIS+Design
  • 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. – 15-min Lightning Talks, and Informal Discussion Topics
    • Lightning Talks (scheduled 15-min presentations from 1pm to 4pm)
      • Demystifying User Experience & User Interface
      • Designing Calm Technology
        • Amber Case
        • 1:30 - 1:50pm
      • Locationization
        • David Dodge & Sneha Khullar
        • 2:00 - 2:20pm
      • Designing for Mobile: First Considerations
      • Common Misconceptions About User Experience Design
      • Backstage Look at Designing ArcGIS Pro
        • Cassidy Bishop, Richard Caballero, Kyle Heinemann, & Steve Frizzell
        • 3:30 - 3:50pm


    • Informal Discussion Topics (free-form discussions from 1pm to 4pm):
      • What is UX & UI?
      • User Research & Usability
      • UX, UI, & Agile / Scrum Development
      • Diagrams, Wireframes, Prototypes & more
      • Mobile & Apps
      • Web & Adaptive / Responsive
      • Visual, Graphics & Interactive Design
      • Icons & Symbology
      • Mapping & Cartography



For more details, visit: http://esriurl.com/uc2014uxuisummit


We would also like to thank our Contributing Sponsors:



Attendees for this event must also be registered attendees for the 2014 Esri User Conference (www.esri.com/uc). Register to attend the conference at: http://www.esri.com/events/user-conference/registration/register