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World Usability Day Estonia 2021

23 - 26 November, Tallinn

World Usability Day Estonia is the first conference for User Experience professionals & the largest UX-, web- and interaction design event in the Baltics. The theme for WUD2021 is “Design of Our Online World: Trust, Ethics and Integrity.” This year is going to be a bit different but as amazing as always! The hybrid format combines a live event (Kultuurikatel, Põhja puiestee 27a, Tallinn) with an online event.

• November 23-25th – workshop days
• November 26th – conference day

Tickets are non-refundable. However, the purchaser can assign them to another person using the link received with the order confirmation email.

When purchasing a workshop, you will receive access to the Online conference as a bonus.

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Early bird

Venue
 + 
online
79 €

Gives access to talks live and online throughout November 26, 2021, for one person. Tickets are nonrefundable. However, the purchaser can assign them to another person.

Early bird

Online
79 €

Gives access to talks online throughout November 26, 2021, for one person. Tickets are nonrefundable. However, the purchaser can assign them to another person.

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Covid related restrictions

Since August 9th, indoor events and activities with more than 50 participants can only be organized if the infection safety and monitoring are ensured (17.08.2021 information) (www.kriis.ee/en/restrictions-force-estonia). Respecting the restrictions, we will be checking all attendees for one of the following certificates: a negative test result, recovery from COVID-19 or a completed course of the vaccination. We will also offer an onsite testing option. If in case of changes to the restrictions, we are not allowed to hold a live event, we will move the event to a 100% online format. If in case of changes to the restrictions, we are not allowed to hold live workshops, we will move our workshops to a 100% online format. Regarding the Online Team ticket, if, in case of changes to the restrictions, the team is not allowed to watch the event together on one screen, we will exchange the ticket for 3 Regular tickets.

Regular

Venue
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online
99 €

Gives access to talks live and online throughout November 26, 2021, for one person. Tickets are nonrefundable. However, the purchaser can assign them to another person.

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Regular

Online
99 €

Gives access to talks online throughout November 26, 2021, for one person. Tickets are nonrefundable. However, the purchaser can assign them to another person.

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Student

Venue
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online
39 €

Ticket for full-time students. For 30 first buyers. Gives access to talks live and online throughout November 26, 2021, for one person. Tickets are nonrefundable. However, the purchaser can assign them to another person.

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Team

Online
290 €

Gives access to talks throughout November 26, 2021 for the whole team (unlimited number of participants) watching the event together from one screen. Tickets are nonrefundable. If in case of changes to the restrictions, the team is not allowed to watch the event together on one screen, we will exchange the ticket for 5 Regular Online tickets.

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Workshop: Embodied Sonic Interaction Prototyping by Nuno N. Correia

Venue
280 €

7 h workshop 23.11.2021 at 10:00 (32 places)

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Workshop: AI Attitudes and Needs in Learning, Merja Bauters

Venue
180 €

1/2 day workshop 23.11.2021 at 12:00 (32 places)

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Workshop: Smart Interface Design Patterns, 2021 Edition by Vitaly Friedman

Venue
280 €

7 h workshop 24.11.2021 at 10:00

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Workshop: Incorporating Humane considerations into the design of automated systems by Aparna Ashok

Venue
280 €

6 h workshop 24.11.2021 at 10:00 (32 places)

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Workshop: UX Strategy Crash Course With Jaime Levy

Venue
280 €

7 h workshop 25.11.2021 at 10:00 (40 places)

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Workshop: Project Management for Creatives by Michael Janda

Venue
180 €

1/2 day workshop 25.11.2021 at 12:00 (35 places)

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Speakers

Nuno N. Correia
Senior Lecturer in Digital Media at University of Greenwich
Audiovisual User Interfaces for Multisensory Design
Merja Bauters
Research Professor of Digital Transformation and Lifelong Learning
AI in Learning at Workplaces Ethical Consideration – Explainability? 
Helen Kirs
Service Design Team Lead,
Trinidad Wiseman OÜ
Designing Public Services Based on Life Events
Darja Prants
User Experience Designer,
Trinidad Wiseman OÜ
Designing Public Services Based on Life Events
Zinaida Benenson
Senior Researcher at the Department of Computer Science,
Friedrich-Alexander University of Erlangen-Nuremberg (FAU)
Testing Usability of Security Tools
Grace Eden
Assistant Professor – Human Centered Design,
Indraprastha Institute of Information Technology, Delhi (IIITD)
How can UX Practice Include Speculative Design Approaches in Design?
Aparna Ashok
Emerging Tech, Product Design, Human Rights at Ethics Sprint
Designing Ethical Technology

Workshops

Smart Interface Design Patterns, 2021 Edition

November 24, 2021 at 10:00

In this workshop, Vitaly Friedman, creative lead behind Smashing Magazine, will be taking a microscopic examination of common components and design patterns in modern interfaces — on desktop and on mobile.

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Project Management for Creatives

November 25, 2021 at 12:00
Michael Janda will share the project management strategies and tactics he developed and used at his agency to execute thousands of projects for a client list that included Disney, Google, ABC, NBC, and Netflix. These strategies will help you deliver work effectively, generate better results, and improve project experience satisfaction.  
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Embodied Sonic Interaction Prototyping

November 23, 2021 at 10:00
There is a great potential for combining embodied interaction and sonic interaction design, for engagement and usability. This workshop aims to explore this combination, by adopting rapid prototyping, similarly to related workshop approaches, but it is also informed by experience prototyping and embodied design improvisation.
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 UX Strategy Crash Course With Jaime Levy

November 25, 2021 at 10:00
Jaime Levy, author of the best seller UX Strategy (4,8/5 Amazon) will conduct this comprehensive workshop offering participants a high-level overview of the methodology along with hands-on experience of how to practice the product strategy techniques. Participants will leave with the confidence to immediately apply what they have learned to their own project initiatives.
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AI Attitudes and Needs in Learning

November 23, 2021 at 12:00
Algorithmic systems are already used but also coming increasingly into workplace learning. These can be helpful but also include many intriguing questions, such as which data is used, how it is processed, what is interpreted from the data and users/learners actions, what attitudes and wishes the learners and the company have on the algorithmic systems.
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Incorporating Humane considerations into the design of automated systems

November 24, 2021 at 10:00
This workshop is a deep dive into how ethical principles and human rights can be incorporated into the design of automated systems.
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Design challenge

WUD Design Challenge is about creating a user-centered, interactive web design prototype focused on this year's WUD theme: The Design of our Online World: Trust, Ethics and Inclusion.

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Schedules

November 23 - Workshops

  • 10:00
    Nuno N. Correia
    Senior Lecturer in Digital Media at University of Greenwich
    Embodied Sonic Interaction Prototyping
  • 12:00
    Merja Bauters
    Research Professor of Digital Transformation and Lifelong Learning
    AI Attitudes and Needs in Learning

November 24 - Workshops

  • 10:00
    Vitaly Friedman
    Creative lead & EIC at Smashing Media AG
    Smart Interface Design Patterns, 2021 Edition
  • 10:00
    Aparna Ashok
    Emerging Tech, Product Design, Human Rights at Ethics Sprint
    Incorporating Humane considerations into the design of automated systems

November 25 - Workshops

  • 10:00
    Jaime Levy
    Author,  O'Reilly Media
     UX Strategy Crash Course With Jaime Levy
  • 12:00
    Michael Janda
    Agency Veteran and Consultant
    Project Management for Creatives

November 26 - Conference

  • 9:15
    ☕️ Welcome breakfast
  • 9:45
    🎤 Opening words
  • 10:00
    Līga Lētiņa, If P&C Insurance AS Latvijas filiāle
  • 10:30
    Vitaly Friedman
    Creative lead & EIC at Smashing Media AG
    Getting Forms Right: from Checkboxes to Dropdowns
  • 11:00
    To Be Confirmed
  • 11:30
    ☕️ Coffee break
  • 12:00
    Aparna Ashok
    Emerging Tech, Product Design, Human Rights at Ethics Sprint
    Designing Ethical Technology
  • 12:30
    Helen Kirs
    Service Design Team Lead,
    Trinidad Wiseman OÜ
    Designing Public Services Based on Life Events
  • 13:00
    Nuno N. Correia
    Senior Lecturer in Digital Media at University of Greenwich
    Audiovisual User Interfaces for Multisensory Design
  • 13:30
    🥗 Lunch
  • 15:00
    Michael Janda
    Agency Veteran and Consultant
    How to Diagnose a Client’s Problem
  • 15:30
    Merja Bauters
    Research Professor of Digital Transformation and Lifelong Learning
    AI in Learning at Workplaces Ethical Consideration – Explainability? 
  • 16:00
    Grace Eden
    Assistant Professor – Human Centered Design,
    Indraprastha Institute of Information Technology, Delhi (IIITD)
    How can UX Practice Include Speculative Design Approaches in Design?
  • 16:30
    ☕️ Coffee break
  • 17:00
    Zinaida Benenson
    Senior Researcher at the Department of Computer Science,
    Friedrich-Alexander University of Erlangen-Nuremberg (FAU)
    Testing Usability of Security Tools
  • 17:30
    Jaime Levy
    Author,  O'Reilly Media
     What the Hell is UX Strategy?!
  • 18:00
    🥇 Design challenge winner
  • 18:15
    👏 End of the event

Venue

Photo by Kaupo Kalda
Kultuurikatel is located on the corner of Põhja pst and Kursi street.
Kultuurikatel
Põhja Pst 52a, Tallinn
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Tallinn University, Narva maantee 25, 10120 Tallinn