Category Archives: Newsletter

Back to UX School

The back-to-school-special email newsletter was sent out today.

Some of the upcoming UX educational opportunities listed:

  • Lean UX workshop on journey and experience mapping, 8/25
  • Ignite UX road trip to Ann Arbor, 9/15
  • AIGA Toledo Design Week (3 events), 9/21-28
  • Midwest UX conference in Pittsburgh, 10/1-3
  • Startup Weekend Toledo, 10/2-4
  • Cooper courses in Columbus, 11/2-5
  • Creativity & Innovation Summit, 11/10
  • World Usability Day, 11/12

Check out the Back-to-UX-School newsletter for details.


Summer News

The summer edition of the email newsletter was sent out earlier this week.

What is in it:

  • IT analyst (User Experience) job at First Solar
  • Lean UX meet-up, Family Picnic and other summer events
  • Professional development courses in Dayton and Columbus
  • Visual Language Workshop for UXers
  • Fall events to save the date for

See the Summer Newsletter for more details and links to more information.


June UXTR News

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People Skills for UX: 3rd User Experience Toledo Region Conference

Thanks to all of the sponsors, supporters and attendees of the People Skills for UX conference on May 27th.

If you attended, you will get an email via Eventbrite MailChimp in a few days with information on how to watch the replays and other follow-up details such as offers from global sponsors. You can fill out a survey to let us know your opinion of the local conference. One respondent will win a digital set of Rosenfeld Media books.

If you missed the conference, you can see some of what was covered on our local Twitter stream.

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May UX News

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People Skills for UX, May 27

Toledo showing of Rosenfeld Media speakers

Another all-day UX conference for the Toledo region is ON for Wednesday May 27th!

Experts from outside the design world will be paired with UX leaders on the topics of listening, facilitation, negotiation, and leadership.

Learn more about the Rosenfeld Media virtual conference speakers, but do not register there. Instead, check out our Call for Sponsors for our local conference. Starting today, companies and organizations can sponsor our local conference for $100, giving them access to purchase tickets now. Tickets for individuals will not go on sale for two more weeks.

Our hosts will be LaunchPad Incubation at the University of Toledo. See the Call for Sponsors for the list of sponsor benefits, a tentative schedule, options for paying, and other details.

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April 2015 Newsletter

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People Skills for UX, May 27th

The #1 request for UX professional development around here is Rosenfeld Media mini-conferences. We did 31 UX Tips in 2013 and 32 UX Tips last year.

The next Rosenfeld Media virtual conference has just been announced for May 27th! The theme is “People Skills for UX” with sessions on four critical soft skills: listening, facilitation, negotiation and leadership.

Check out the details and start thinking about if you want to attend and/or your company wants to sponsor an all day local conference to watch these talks together. These topics may be interesting to a wide range of people at your company, such as project managers, business analysts, HR, and executives.

I would love your thoughts about how to organize this event (How much food? Where to have it?), if you are interested in attending, and if your company may want to sponsor it. Please fill out the planning survey!

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November news

World Usability Day road trip, Visual literacy conference

The Toledo Web Professionals are organizing a road trip to Detroit for World Usability Day on November 13th. World Usability Day includes hundreds of local events around the world: the theme this year is engaging user experiences.

For the road trip, we leave at 5pm, listen to two talks in downtown Detroit (one about potty training and one on engaging city residents), and enjoy the company of UX colleagues on the way up and back.

RSVP at the TWP meetup event to be a part of the carpool and then get your $5 ticket at the Detroit UX meetup.

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