Puget Sound SIGCHI (say "SIG-kye") is a non-profit local chapter of the Association for Computing Machinery (www.acm.org) Special Interest Group on Computer-Human Interaction (www.sigchi.org), serving the Puget Sound region's user experience professionals. Our monthly speaker meetings are free and open to the public.
Indi Young Workshop: Practical Empathy: Gain Greater Collaboration & Creativity in Your Work
Friday, July 24, 2015 from 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM (PDT)
Puget Sound SIGCHI is pleased to bring Indi Young to Seattle for a full-day workshop to heighten our skills in collaboration and developing our creativity.
Join us for a day of becoming aware of your assumptions and learning what cognitive empathy can mean for your work. Try out a new, deeper kind of listening, which forms the root of cognitive empathy, and apply it within your organization.
Tuition for the workshop is $250 by midnight Friday July 10, and $295 thereafter. Your tuition includes a fully catered breakfast, tea and coffee, lunch, and snacks. Space is limited to 30 participants, and the workshop is hosted at the inspiring space of POP Agency in downtown Seattle.
More information and registration: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/practical-empathy-gain-greater-collaboration-creativity-in-your-work-tickets-17205929398
About Indi Young
Indi Young is an expert consultant in user experience, offering her expertise in research, strategy, and redesign to organizations around the world. She focuses on helping engineers and designers tackle the hardest problems of understanding the people they're supporting. She has helped with the front-end to physical products and services, and specializes in digital services, process design, and content strategy.
In 2001 Indi was one of the founders of the user experience agency, Adaptive Path, which continues to provide leadership for the user experience field. Indi has authored two books on the topic of design strategy, published by Rosenfeld Media in 2008 and 2014, Mental Model Diagrams and Practical Empathy. She has written articles for UXmas, A List Apart, Johnny Holland, and Scroll Magazine. She collaborated with cartoonist and desginer Brad Colbow on comics for Smashing Magazine and ThinkVitamin. She wrote the foreward to the book UX Design for Startups. Indi blogs at indiyoung.com.
Indi has presented about empathy and user experience strategy at more than 35 conferences and local meetings. Her slide decks are available on Slideshare. She has taught workshops in collaboration with Rosenfeld Media, Adaptive Path, Cooper, and ClearLeft. Webinars are available for instant coaching from User Interface Engineering, Rosenfeld Media, and UX Marathon. Indi is considered one of the pioneers and mentors of the user experience field.