Super Meetup: Exploring the boundaries of design

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Where: Jama Software (135 SW Taylor St #200, Portland, OR 97204)

When: Thu, October 3, 2019 from 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM PDT

Description

Join us for an evening of Ignite talks where we explore the boundaries of design. This event is a super meet up, meant to draw together local designers, communicators, and writers working in industry, community and academia.

We will feature 6-8 short, engaging, lightning talks from folks working on the boundaries of design.

Featured Ignite Talks

Creating Reusable UX Microcopy through Design Systems and Beyond
Tanna Waters | Cvent | @tannaPDX

Beyond Technical Writing: Using Tech Writing Philosophies to Learn a Dying Language (By Teaching Others)
Erin Grace | Epiq | @erin_rtfm

Hostile Design of Everyday Experiences
Ron Bronson | 18F | @ronbronson

It Takes Two (or More): Keeping the Traffic Flowing at the Intersection of Commerce and Academics
Mo Nishiyama | Oregon Health Sciences University (OHSU)@synthcat

Taking Action Toward More Socially Just Communication Design: The 4Rs
Rebecca Walton | Utah State University |@rebeccawwalton2

Doing Participatory Design: Challenges and Missing Pieces​
Michele Simmons | Miami University | @simmonwm

Hacking the Brick and Mortar Workplace: User-Created Procedural Discourse in YouTube’s Beauty Community
Lehua Ledbetter | The University of Rhode Island@lehualedbetter


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This is an inclusive event, all are welcome.