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User Experience: No one wants to use software that is visually unappealing and/or hard to use, these sessions will provide information on how to build applications that users want to use.
Chris Howard
David Galownia
The Lean Development Process – Understanding and Achieving Product/Market Fit Before Build Starts
Chris Howard; David Galownia

Learn how the Lean process is used to better understand your customer and get ideas in front of users quickly. We'll break down how this compares to traditional software development methodologies and how Lean is great for gauging customer interest and getting to market sooner and with less risk.

Date/Time: Thursday, March 29, 2018 8:00 AM
Room: Heartland
Topics: Project Management; Requirements; Software TestingUser Experience
Tags: ; Project Management; Software Process

Elizabeth Gray
Accessible Support and Technology
Elizabeth Gray

Accessibility has been increasingly seen as a hot-button topic in the tech industry the last few years because it is important. The goal of this talk is to help make it a less overwhelming topic and bring additional awareness to its importance.

Date/Time: Thursday, March 29, 2018 9:15 AM
Room: Grand Belle Hall
Topics: Software TestingUser Experience
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Rob Keefer
Goldilocks and Artificial Intelligence
Rob Keefer

Embrace the increase of artificial intelligence, and work to find, identify, and implement the “just right” amount of AI for your users - the Goldilocks of AI

Date/Time: Thursday, March 29, 2018 10:30 AM
Room: Jefferson
Topics: User Experience
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Dave Sadlon
Devs throwing you a visual curveball? You need a Backstop! - Automate Visual Regression Testing
Dave Sadlon

It can be difficult enough, as a QA, tracking all the visual changes in any given sprint or release. Automated Visual Regression Testing across multiple devices can give a team a visual representation of what changes (even the smallest!) have occurred within their application.

Date/Time: Thursday, March 29, 2018 10:30 AM
Room: Iroquois
Topics: Software Testing; User Experience;
Tags: ; Cross-Platform; Design (UI/UX/CSS); DevOps; JavaScript; Software Process; Testing; Web

Stan Siranovich
An Analysis of Louisville Bicycle Crashes Using Tableau
Stan Siranovich

This is a visualization project to examine bicycle crashes which occurred on public roadways in the Louisville KY metropolitan area over a multi-year period.

Date/Time: Thursday, March 29, 2018 3:15 PM
Room: Goldenrod
Topics: User Experience;
Tags: ; Other

Martine Dowden
Fabricating Fantastic Forms
Martine Dowden

Delve into usability and accessibility techniques to build better forms.

Date/Time: Thursday, March 29, 2018 4:30 PM
Room: Appalachian
Topics: Application Development; Software Testing; User Experience;
Tags: ; Design (UI/UX/CSS); Development Practices; Other; Testing; Web

Laura Williams
What Every Developer Should Know About Statistics
Laura Williams

A broad overview of the concepts IT professionals should understand when managing, analyzing, or working with data within an applied context.

Date/Time: Friday, March 30, 2018 9:15 AM
Room: Grand Belle Hall
Topics: Application DevelopmentInfrastructureUser Experience
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Richard Teachout
Job Skill Tips - Work towards Promotions / Enhance your Resume
Richard Teachout

If you are looking for some tips and tricks to get that promotion, or find your Dream Tech job.. this session may be the best one for you. Learn some tips from my perspective, of ways to get the promotion or interview... and hopefully get it.

Date/Time: Friday, March 30, 2018 9:15 AM
Room: Appalachian
Topics: Application Development; Infrastructure; Project Management; Requirements; Soft Skills; Software Testing; User Experience;
Tags: ; Accessibility; Agile; Architecture Practices; Big Data; Clojure; Cloud; Continuous Deployment; Cross-Platform; Database/SQL; Design (UI/UX/CSS); Development Practices; DevOps; Functional Programming; Hardware; iOS/OSX; IoT; Java; JavaScript; Mobile; Other; Other Languages; PHP; Project Management; Python; Requirements; Ruby/Rails; Scala; Security; Soft Skills; Software Process; Testing; Web; Web Services; Windows 8/10

Chris Bennett
Practical CSS Grid
Chris Bennett

CSS Grid is here! Now what? How can we use the latest CSS layout tool without ignoring users with older browsers? From traditional website layouts to custom web applications, dig in to real, practical uses for CSS grid that you can use today.

Date/Time: Friday, March 30, 2018 10:30 AM
Room: Jefferson
Topics: Application Development; User Experience
Tags: ; Web

Ryan Ripley
Faye Thompson
Collaborative Curiosity
Ryan Ripley; Faye Thompson

Bring your questions, as you are the product owner to this conversation about celebrating curiosity, becoming more agile and fostering an environment that allows your team to succeed. We will address the questions of the room and facilitate a whole-conference conversation.

Date/Time: Friday, March 30, 2018 12:30 PM
Room: Grand Belle Hall
Topics: Application Development; Infrastructure; Project Management; Requirements; Soft Skills; Software Testing; User Experience;
Tags: ; Accessibility; Agile; Architecture Practices; Big Data; Clojure; Cloud; Continuous Deployment; Cross-Platform; Database/SQL; Design (UI/UX/CSS); Development Practices; DevOps; Functional Programming; Hardware; iOS/OSX; IoT; Java; JavaScript; Mobile; Other; Other Languages; PHP; Project Management; Python; Requirements; Ruby/Rails; Scala; Security; Soft Skills; Software Process; Testing; Web; Web Services; Windows 8/10

Martine Dowden
Accessibility Cookbook: 10 easy recipes
Martine Dowden

Delve into the top accessibility fails. We will look at what they are, how to test for them, and how to fix them.

Date/Time: Friday, March 30, 2018 2:00 PM
Room: Jefferson
Topics: Software Testing; User Experience;
Tags: ; Design (UI/UX/CSS); Development Practices; Other; Web

Scott Seighman
The Case for Voice-Driven Systems in the Enterprise
Scott Seighman

Exploring voice-driven systems in the workplace and enterprise.

Date/Time: Friday, March 30, 2018 2:00 PM
Room: Appalachian
Topics: Application Development; Infrastructure; User Experience
Tags: ; Other; Other Languages

Aydin Akcasu
Creating Bluetooth Apps with Chrome
Aydin Akcasu

See how easy it is to interact with Bluetooth devices, using only the Chrome browser and Javascript. We will cover interfacing to a heart rate monitor, and other devices. In addition, we will hack into a Smart Lightbulb, determine the protocol. See how easy it is to great a "Stress Display".

Date/Time: Friday, March 30, 2018 4:45 PM
Room: Jefferson
Topics: Application Development; User Experience;
Tags: ; IoT; JavaScript; Mobile; Other; Web

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