September Meetup – How to design ethically and responsibly

Date: Tuesday 24 September, 6.30pm – 9pm
Location: The Trampery, 239 Old St, Hoxton, London EC1V 9EY

Schedule

1.45pm – 5.30pm: Free afternoon workshop: Advanced Design Workflows & Prototyping with Adobe XD

6.30 – 7.00: Arrival, registration and refreshments

7.05 – 7.25 Responsible AI: From Principle to Action
Adam Tillner-Smith, UX/UI Designer at Accenture

7.25 – 7.45 Ethics in Tech: Where do we begin
Edyta Jaworek, Interaction Designer at Google

7.45 – 8.05 People, Data and Systems
David Marques, Creative Graphic Designer at Projects By IF

8.05 – 9.00: Refreshments and networking

To attend, please book your place via eventbrite:


Speakers

Adam Tillner-Smith

Adam Tillner-Smith is a Designer at Accenture’s Liquid Studio and has a varied background in developing solutions for emerging technologies across AI, blockchain and Mixed Reality. His recent work includes developing solutions for Microsoft, British Triathlon and Accenture’s Responsible AI team.

He is largely involved with the Liquid Studios Design Thinking workshop efforts and has further played a role in the “Teens in AI” initiatives; helping to educate and inspire groups surrounding emerging design and technology.

In his talk, Adam will cover the surrounding problems with understanding bias in algorithms, and walk through his role designing one of Accenture’s recent solutions to help organisations understand that bias.

Edyta Jaworek

Edyta Jaworek is an interaction designer working at Google’s London Office. At Google, she worked on Analytics and AdSense products which are both a part of Google’s core business. In addition to her work at Google, she has advised startups in London and South Korea on UX and product development. She had also lead immersive tech projects in the Middle East focused on developing an educational platform for K-12 learners in Jordan. Currently she’s working on developing a framework that will help teams integrate ethics into the normal product development process.

What do you need to know to ask the right ethical questions? Which questions should you be asking? How should you bring the conversation about ethics to your product development process? In her talk she will provide you with knowledge and tools to help you start on your journey towards becoming a more ethically-aware designer and technologist. 

David Marques

David Marques produces the visual design of IF’s work, which is a technology studio specialising in ethical and practical uses of data and AI. He is both creative and technically skilled, with an exceptional ability to communicate complex concepts in an exciting and accessible way. From prototypes to policy papers, his multi-disciplinary work includes print, digital design and illustration. 

The team at IF have unrivalled expertise in showing organisations how to collect, store and treat data so they are both ethically sound and commercially successful. IF’s recent partners and clients include a range of companies from different sectors, from big tech to healthcare, including Homes England, Google AI, Oxfam, Barnardo’s and Citizens Advice.

David’s talk will address the challenges of caring about people by caring about the data about them. In this emergent field, the challenges go beyond user needs. How do we design for and with systems?


To attend, please book your place via eventbrite:

Free workshop with Adobe XD:
Advanced Design Workflows & Prototyping with Adobe XD

In this half day workshop, we’ll build upon your existing skills with Adobe XD or other design tools and learn how to wield the full power of XD. Starting with wireframes, we will utilise advanced functionality such as prototyping for voice and multimodality, crafting delightful animations, and designing with real data. At the end of the workshop, you will have built a fully designed, interactive, multi-modal prototype including a foundation for a growing design system – ready to show off, share for development, and further develop within teams.

Who is this for?

This workshop is for Designers, Product Owners, and Entrepreneurs, Developers (and anyone else!) with prior experience using Adobe XD or other design tools, and are looking to dive deeper into more advanced workflows and functionalities, learning best practices along the way.

Attendees are required to bring their own macOS or Windows 10 computer and an iOS or Android device. Please have Adobe XD pre-installed on your devices. You can download Adobe XD for free from xd.adobe.com.

During this half day workshop you’ll learn:

– Best practices and new workflows within XD
– How XD can be used to create and maintain design systems to design at scale
– How to design for Voice interfaces
– Accessible design methodology in XD

Workshop host

Chakib Labidi

Chakib Labidi is a London based design consultant and part of the Adobe XDI team. For more than 19 years, Chakib has been working with companies to create successful products ranging from smart devices, websites, apps and various other digital formats. He frequently researches emerging technologies and design opportunities which he shares in events internationally. 


Timings & Location

The Trampery Old Street, 239 Old St, Hoxton, London EC1V 9EY
2pm – 5.30pm. Please arrive from 1.45pm for a 2pm kick-off.

To attend the workshop, please book your free place via eventbrite:

Mobile UX London Conference: 21 November 2019

November UX Conference

On 21 November, we will be holding our annual conference, exploring the evolution of and future of UX Design.

Mobile UX London Conference

This year’s conference themes include:


Throughout the day there will be over 15 talks, 4 masterclasses and 6 workshops to choose from.

Use discount code MEETUP15 for a 15% off discount.

Early bird tickets available until 20 September 2019.


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