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RRS Radical Research Summit 2017

We are pleased to announce that the Radical Research Summit will be held on Friday, September 29th, 2017 at the UBC Robson Square campus, Vancouver, BC.

The Radical Research Summit is a one-day event that brings together 200 researchers, ethnographers, designers, product thinkers and businesses. Our goal is to share research approaches, techniques and ideas around customer-centric product and service design and to facilitate the growth of the research community across the Pacific Northwest.

Join us and bring back to your organizations new research insights, strategies and ways of thinking to foster growth and innovation.

See you next year.

RRS Keynote Speaker

Steve Portugal

Steve Portigal helps companies to think and act strategically when innovating with user insights.
Keynote Presentation:
Learning from User Research War Stories.

RRS INDUSTRY SPEAKERS

RRS ACADEMIC LIGHTNING TALKS

RRS EVENT SCHEDULE

8:00 am

BREAKFAST & REGISTRATION

Sunroom

 

9:00 am

OPENING REMARKS

Theatre

 

9:15 am

KEYNOTE SPEAKER - LEARNING FROM USER RESEARCH WAR STORIES

Steve Portigal, Portigal Consulting

Theatre

 

10:05 am

EMBRACING DESIGN ETHNOGRAPHY

David Peter Simon, Atlassian

Theatre

 

10:35 am

COFFEE BREAK

Theatre Foyer

 

11:05 am

MICROETHNOGRAPHY: A UX RESEARCH METHOD FOR NEXT WAVE TECHNOLOGY

Siri Mehus, Blink UX

Eryn Whitworth, University of Texas

Theatre

 

11:40 am

NOTE FROM OUR PREMIUM SPONSOR

Microsoft

Theatre

 

12:15 pm

LUNCH

Theatre Foyer

 

1:30 pm

NOTE FROM OUR PREMIUM SPONSOR

Shopify

Theatre

 

1:50 pm

EMOTIONAL INSIGHTS FROM MYSTERY SHOPPING AND ROLE PLAY

Kevin Drinkwater, Jfive

Dave Robertson, Mistri Consulting

Theatre

 

2:25 pm

ACADEMIC LIGHTNING TALKS

Cristina Conati, UBC

Parmit Chilana, SFU

Bernie Garrett, UBC

Joanna McGrenere, UBC

William Odom, SFU

Dongwook Yoon, UBC

Theatre

 

3:35 pm

COFFEE BREAK AND TALK TO ACADEMICS

Theatre Foyer

 

4:05 pm

NOTE FROM OUR PREMIUM SPONSOR

Elynn Lorimer, Niiu Digital

Theatre

 

4:20 pm

UNPACKING IMPACT

Paula Bach, Microsoft

Joe Munko, Microsoft

Theatre

 

4:55 pm

CLOSING ADDRESS

Elynn Lorimer, Niiu Digital

Theatre

 

4:55 pm

RECEPTION - WINE, BEER AND APPETIZERS

Plaza Level

 

RRS SUMMIT VENUE

Robson Square is a landmark civic centre and public plaza, located in Downtown Vancouver, British Columbia. It is the site of the Provincial Law Courts, UBC Robson Square, government office buildings, and public space connecting the newer development to the Vancouver Art Gallery.

PLEASE NOTE: PAY PARKING IS IN EFFECT 24 HRS.

RRS SUMMIT SPONSORS

We gratefully acknowledge the support of our sponsors whose contributions have made this event possible.

 

PREMIUM SPONSORS

STANDARD SPONSORS

COMMUNITY SPONSORS

FOOD AND BEVERAGE SPONSOR

RRS BECOME A SPONSOR

Join us by becoming an event sponsor and reach over 200 researchers, ethnographers, designers, and product thinkers from the Pacific Northwest.

 

It is an excellent opportunity for companies to connect with leaders in user experience research, engage with potential new talent and share your work in the fast changing space of user experience research, design and strategy.

 

Please email info@radicalresearchsummit.com, with the subject line “Sponsor” to discuss our range of sponsorship opportunities.

 

Interested in becoming a Radical Research Sponsor?

Email us at info@radicalresearchsummit.com.

RRS LAST YEAR'S EVENT

Thank you to everyone who spoke, sponsored and attended the inaugural Radical Research Summit. We feel very proud to be part of such a vibrant and supportive community of researchers and look forward to watching it grow.
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CHECK OUT LAST YEAR'S EVENT

RRS SUMMIT ORGANIZERS

Event organizers are research practitioners from Niiu Digital, a UX design company based in Vancouver, Canada, and global leaders in technology innovation, Samsung and Facebook. The organizing team members are passionate about inspiring new ideas and thinking around how research can impact product design and business strategy.