UXPH 2014 aims to inspire designers, developers enthusiasts to learn more about improving the human experience while adding business value. This conference is for anyone who wants to learn what UX is and how it can make a difference in company's products and services.
Note: Select a workshop that suits your interest. You can only select one workshop to attend to on the day of the event.
Whitney Hess is a user experience coach who enables leaders worldwide to mindfully design their products, their companies, and themselves. She is on a mission to put humanity back into business.
For the last decade, Whitney has helped hundreds of companies make their products easier and more pleasurable to use by developing empathy for their users. Her techniques eliminate haphazard decision making, provide systems for prioritizing efforts, and dramatically improve team dynamics. She offers leadership coaching for user experience directors, career coaching for practitioners, and product strategy workshops for teams.
Learn more about Whitney on her blog.
Patti is a founder and director of On-off Design & Technology. She has previously held senior positions as User Experience (UX) consultant, Service Designer and Strategic Design Director for companies in Australia and Hong Kong. Patti works with global corporations and start-ups to help them innovate their business models, value propositions and digital strategies. She believes that the most successful people in life have the eye of a designer, the mind of an engineer, the heart of an artist and the drive of an entrepreneur.
Kristin Low is a founder of On-off Design & Technology. He has a background in user experience (UX) design, digital service design and product management. Kristin is an active member of the design and business communities in Hong Kong as an MC, mentor and trainer as well as hosting jams and hackathons. He founded and built the Design Thinking network in Hong Kong, which now has over 600 members. Kristin is passionate about blending human-centered insights with quantitative data to drive business growth and innovation.
Pamela Cajilig is a design and business anthropologist, entrepreneur, and women's advocate. She is Co Founder and Executive Research Director at Curiosity Design Research, a consultancy that helps organizations use design as a platform for inspiration, solutions, and social change. Pamela serves on the Board of Advisors of two NGOs: Roots of Health (maternal and reproductive health) and WeDpro (women's rights and education). She is also a part-time lecturer and curriculum consultant at the Development Studies Program at Ateneo de Manila University. Pamela has published on the intersections of business, design and culture within the Philippines and Asia, and has recently been elected into the Board of Directors of the Anthropological Association of Philippines.
Jourdan and Justin are the proponents of TACLOB, a social enterprise for the benefit of typhoon Haiyan affected areas. Jourdan is an award winning film producer/director and a self-initiated disaster relief facilitator who aspires to make the Philippines the social enterprise epicenter of the world. Justin is a financial and business development consultant who focuses on NGOs and social enterprises to create inclusive socioeconomic growth.
Cristina is a detail-oriented industrial designer who seeks social change through simple and well-thought-out products. She has a BS in Industrial Design from the Georgia Institute of Technology, where she graduated summa cum laude. She was recognized at the International Design Excellence Awards in 2010 for her student work in the design of a medical device for third world applications. She currently works as the Product Research Manager for Sari Software Solutions, where they work to bring technology to the base of the pyramid.
Venue sponsored By: De La Salle University
4th Floor, Henry Sy Building, De La Salle University
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We are so excited for the very User Experience Conference! Here are some very important reminders you need to remember, so please read carefully:
* For those who are bringing additional devices other than laptops, please email us before November 13 at firstname.lastname@example.org with your ticket holder name and list of devices.
The event itself is on November 15, 2014, Saturday. Registration is from 8:00 AM – 9:00 AM. The actual program will start at 9:00 AM onwards. The venue of the after party shall be announced during the end of the event.
UXPH 2014 will be held at 4th Floor Multipurpose Room, Henry Sy Hall, De La Salle University.
De La Salle’s address: 2401 Taft Ave, Malate, Manila, 1004 Metro Manila.
You can find the venue here:
You can enter De La Salle through the Henry Sy Hall gate. The guard will ask for your valid ID for security. Please have your ticket ready in case they ask for it.
For participants who availed multiple tickets under one buyer/account, our student partner will be there at the Henry Sy gate in order to assist you.
The following are prohibited clothing inside the campus: tube tops/sando worn without a vest, cardigan, bolero or blazer; backless tops; cleavage-baring tops; see through tops and/or bottoms; midriff tops; short skirts and shorts; and clothing with pictures/statements that are offensive.
*Please bring a jacket or a sweater in case you feel cold inside the venue.
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You can sign up for the workshop you would like to attend to during lunch. There would be a form on each table where you can write your name under your preferred workshop. The form will be collected before lunch time ends.
Visit this link to learn how to commute there depending on what city you are from.
Off-campus paid parking is available. You can refer to this map for available parking spaces:
Official receipts will be delivered to the participant’s address after the event. You can inform our organizers during your registration if you need one.
Yes, but for only to those who have pre-registered in advanced. Walk-ins are not allowed in the event.
We will be sending out digital certificates via email for all participants after a week.
We will be serving lunch individually for each participant on the day of the event. No need to fall in line and stand up!
Official hashtag for the event is #UXPH2014.