November 2020 News

Another monthly newsletter went out to our mailing list subscribers this morning.

Highlights:

Get the whole story in the November 2020 Michigan UXPA newsletter.

Update (11/5): After the email newsletter came out, we noticed three November webinars by UXPA International. These are free and open to anyone: you do not have to be a UXPA International member to join.

  • November 6. Writing for the Web: The Six Step LUCID Writing Approach that Gets Your Message Across
  • November 11. Managing Researcher Risk, Well-Being, and Emotional Safety in the Field
  • November 13. How Artifacts Afford: The Power and Politics of Everyday Things (UXPA Book Club)

More details on the UXPA International upcoming webinar page, with links to Zoom to register.

We also discovered another Sundberg-Ferar Virtual Design Conversation, November 19, 12-4pm, on furniture, AI & User Experience and life-saving textile innovation. Free, via Zoom.

August 2020 News

A recap of the email newsletter that went out Wednesday 8/12:

See the August newsletter for the whole story.

February 2020 Michigan UXPA Newsletter

While it might be a short month – there’s still a ton of UX activities happening around Michigan!

It’s World Information Architecture Day (WIAD) on February 22nd, so whether you’re joining us in Ann Arbor or somewhere else we hope you’ll spend your day celebrating IA!

Upcoming Deadlines

IA Conference
April 14 – 18 – New Orleans
Poster Deadline: February 16th! Get that discount!

Grace Hopper Celebration
September 29 – October 2 – Orlando, FL
Apply to Speak: March 25


UX Events Around Michigan

Southeast Michigan

Gender & AI – tech[inclusive]
February 11, Ann Arbor

A2 Design Critique 
February 12, Ann Arbor

World IA Day – Ann Arbor
February 22, Ann Arbor

CX of M Unwind Wednesday – East Michigan
February 26, Detroit

Drinks x Design: Design for Business
March 12, Detroit

Ignite UX Michigan
March 24, Ann Arbor

Live in southeast Michigan or northwest Ohio? 
Check out Deborah Edwards-Onoro’s Blog where she posts about UX  and web professional events in the area including for WordPress, accessibility, SEO and more!


West Michigan

CX of M Unwind Wednesday – West Michigan
February 19, Grand Rapids


Northern Michigan

Intro to User Experience Design (tccodes)
March 12, Traverse City


Webinars

TUG Webinar: “Let’s Talk About The Intersection Of IA And Content Strategy!” with Kristina Mausser
March 8


Jobs!!!

Amazon – Detroit

College for Creative Studies – Detroit

Hire Road – Northville

Quicken Loans – Detroit

SkySpecs – Ann Arbor

University of Michigan – Ann Arbor

VMLY&R – Dearborn


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January 2020 Michigan UXPA Newsletter

Happy 2020!!!

We’re back from our winter break and jazzed to help you cross off at least one of your UX resolutions for the new year!

If this is the year you’re giving a conference talk, attending a cool new workshop, getting a mentor/mentee, or switching up jobs check out some opportunities below! 

 


Upcoming Deadlines

World Information Architecture Day
February 22 – Ann Arbor
Talk Submission Deadline: ASAP

AIGA West Michigan Mentorship Program
January 2020
Application Deadline: ASAP

Ignite UX Michigan
March 24 – Ann Arbor
Talk Submission Deadline: January 21

IA Conference
April 14 – 18 – New Orleans
Early-bird Registration Ends: February 8


UX Events Around Michigan

Southeast Michigan

Ladies that UX: Lightning Talk Workshop
January 15, Detroit

tech[Inclusive]: A Practical Intro to Agile Project Management
January 15, Ann Arbor

Detroit Civic Hackathon: November Edition
January 21, Detroit

Detroit UX: Delivering Better UX Presentations (Naked!)
January 22, Detroit

Michigan Automotive & Mobility UX January Meeting
January 29, Novi

World IA Day – Ann Arbor
February 22, Ann Arbor

CX of M Unwind Wednesday – East Michigan
February 26, Detroit

Ignite UX Michigan
March 24, Ann Arbor

Live in southeast Michigan or northwest Ohio? 
Check out Deborah Edwards-Onoro’s Blog where she posts about UX  and web professional events in the area including for WordPress, accessibility, SEO and more!


Mid-Michigan

UX Monthly – Lansing Experience Design
January 9, Lansing

UX Monthly – Lansing Experience Design
February 13, Lansing


West Michigan

UX Design Principles as Applied to Climate Solutions
January 15, Grand Rapids

CX of M Unwind Wednesday – West Michigan
February 19, Grand Rapids


Webinars

The UXPA International Mentorship Program
January 10

TUG Webinar: “Let’s Talk about World Information Architecture Day”
January 12

TUG Webinar: “Let’s Talk about Information Architecture” with Christina Wodtke
February 9


Jobs!!!

Amazon – Detroit

College for Creative Studies – Detroit

General Motors – Warren

SkySpecs – Ann Arbor

Thomson Reuters – Ann Arbor

University of Michigan – Ann Arbor

VMLY&R – Dearborn


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Registration for Design Systems event is open!

You can now get a ticket to our September 9th event “Planning & Cultivating Design Systems. Register at Eventbrite.

  • Admission is $5 and includes dinner (sponsored by Vitamin T).
  • CCS students are free but need to register ahead of time.

Sponsorships are available for $200. Your organization gets recognized for supporting the community. You can display information, like job openings or service offerings, at the event. Sponsors also get up to 10 free tickets: after paying at Eventbrite, we will contact you to get your list of attendees.

Register at Eventbrite

Listen to case studies that will explain:

  • The parts that make up a design system
  • How the parts assemble to create a unified design language
  • Critical strategies for both stakeholder approval and team adoption

Learn more about the program