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User Research

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Meet The Speakers

Each year UX Riga gathers several of the finest people in the industry from all over the world!

UX Riga 2018 Zsusza Kovacs
Zsuzsa Kovacs
Don't Just Ask Users. Measure Them! Senior UX Researcher, Prezi.

Zsuzsa has been a UXer for more than 8 years now, although she started as a user interface developer at SAP. Three years ago she joined Prezi and has worked on several topics, including collaboration, remote presentation, mobile experience and Prezi templates.

She likes to experiment and try out new research methods: face-to-face or remote, qualitative or quantitative, planned or guerilla. She is always looking for ways to learn more about user motivation and pain points.

Zsuzsa Kovacs
Don't Just Ask Users. Measure Them! Senior UX Researcher, Prezi.
UX Riga 2018 Wilbert Baan
Wilbert Baan
Shift Of Designer's Roles. UX Manager, KLM Royal Dutch Airlines

Wilbert Baan is designer passionate about making things better. He has more than 10 years experience in design and strategy for mobile products and services.

Wilbert works as the UX Manager at KLM Royal Dutch Airlines, responsible for the KLM Mobile apps. He is also the co-organizer of the Amsterdam Behavior Design Meetups.

Wilbert Baan
Shift Of Designer's Roles. UX Manager, KLM Royal Dutch Airlines
UX Riga 2018 Can Kilicbay
Can Kilicbay
Common Ground Feeding On Change As A Designer. Product Design, Common Ground

Can ``pronounced as Djan`` Kilicbay is the Co-founder & Product Designer at Common Ground Design Studio. Can has been working with companies from Fintech to Telecom, such as Klarna, Nordnet, Atlas Copco, Tele2, and Rebtel. He helped to design their products and lead design teams. Now, he is running his own design studio, with his partners to inspire and help their clients.

Can Kilicbay
Common Ground Feeding On Change As A Designer. Product Design, Common Ground
UX Riga 2018 Chris den Arend
Chris den Arend
A Digital Friend. Chatbots Lead at Sogeti Labs

As Chatbot Lead Chris is responsible for the Chatbot practice in Sogeti Netherlands. Chris's goal is to stay close to our customers and bring value with high-quality Chatbot solutions. These solutions are built by our technology leaders and Chris keeps writing code with them every week.

Chris den Arend
A Digital Friend. Chatbots Lead at Sogeti Labs
UX Riga 2018 Amid Moradganjeh
Amid Moradganjeh
Mini-Workshop: Prototyping the Intelligent Future. Design Lead at Velvet

Amid Moradganjeh is a multidisciplinary designer with interaction design, industrial design, and engineering backgrounds. He is leading the Interaction Design MA program at Estonian Academy of Art and design at Velvet.

Being passionate about a people-centered approach to design, he is primarily interested in exploring and developing human-oriented approaches to advance design innovation. He previously was a part of the design and innovation firm IDEO where he helped global organizations innovate.

Amid Moradganjeh
Mini-Workshop: Prototyping the Intelligent Future. Design Lead at Velvet
UX Riga 2018 Greta Galubauskaite
Greta Galubauskaitė
Mini-Workshop: Micro-UX for E-shop's Conversions. UI/UX instructor

Greta is a UI/UX instructor. She has been working in UX fields at startups, e-commerce, and creative agencies. Lately, Greta has been working as the UI/UX instructor at 'Academy class' based in London.

Alongside with analytical and strategical thinking, Greta loves surprising and stimulating people's emotions with crazy, yet memorable and creative ideas. She is prone to tracking all the UX industry news trends and technologies.

Greta Galubauskaitė
Mini-Workshop: Micro-UX for E-shop's Conversions. UI/UX instructor
UX Riga 2018 Nika Aleksejeva
Nika Aleksejeva
Mini-workshop: The Power of Data Visualisation

Nika is a passionate data storyteller. She is in charge of Infogram Ambassador Network (a popular data visualization service) that unites more than 100 data enthusiasts all over the world who bring the power of data visualization to local communities worldwide.

Nika's background originates at journalism. Seeing the future in digital journalism, she continues to work and share the knowledge that helps to develop new communication forms. Currently, she works to empower Latvian journalists with data journalism skills by curating School of Data Latvian branch.

Nika Aleksejeva
Mini-workshop: The Power of Data Visualisation
UX Riga 2018 Javier Simon Cuello
Javier 'Simón' Cuell
Full day workshop: Mobile UX. Designer, writer and traveler

Javier is a Designer from Argentina, specialized in interaction and visual design for digital products, currently traveling around the world embracing a nomadic lifestyle.

Javier lived 8 years in Barcelona where he worked on projects at both startups and large companies such as Zara, Telefonica, Yahoo and FC Barcelona. He specializes in the mobile design, learning UX for apps since the first versions of iOS and Android. All his experience was put into the book ‘Designing Mobile Apps’ he co-wrote together with José Vittone.

Javier 'Simón' Cuell
Full day workshop: Mobile UX. Designer, writer and traveler

Schedule

A schedule at a glance is listed below. Check the program for this year's conference!

The Largest UX Conference In Baltics

1) The changing UX role from outsourcing to in-house (in contrary to a popular belief)!
2) What happens when UX design meets agile development
3) Chatbots!
4) User research (of course)

All the core things you need to build great digital products!

9.00-12.00 | Morning Session
12.00-13.00 | Lunch
13.00-15.00 | Mini-Workshops For Everyone
15.00-17.30 | Lightning Keynotes
18.00 - XXX | Afterparty

DISCLAIMER: Work in progress. Schedule might change.

That moment when a world-class UX industry expert leads a workshop!

You'll be able to choose from these workshop topics:

Mobile UX Prototyping
Service Design & Design Thinking

Tickets sold separately. Will be announced on April 24th.

DISCLAIMER: Work in progress. Schedule might change.

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UX Riga 2018 Conference Pack:
UX Riga 2018 Full-day Conference
Keynotes
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Event location

Here, you will find directions to the conference venue - The Castle of Light in Riga, Latvia!