This is 2014′s Program. 2015 looks to be even better!

Thursday April 10th

0830 – 0900 Conference Opening – Will Evans
0900 – 0930 Keynote: We Are What We Repeatedly Do: Idealized Design & Beginner’s Mind - Jabe Bloom
0930 – 0950 Tilting at Windmills: Innovation in Large Organizations - Alistair Croll
0950 – 1010 6 Ways Results-Driven Learning Can Transform Work Culture - Carmen Scheidel 
1010 – 1030 LeanUX Wins: Design Thinking in Large Enterprises – Ariadna Font Llitjos
1030 – 1050 Coffee Break
1050 – 1110 Keynote: Lean Change: It’s Organizational and Personal - John Shook
1110 – 1130 Lean UX: Agility Through Cross-Functional CollaborationJeff Gothelf
1130 – 1150 Philosophy of Lean: A Phenomenological Understanding of Product Innovation – Thomas Wendt
1150 – 1210 Optimizing Organizational Frameworks for Applied Design – Lynn Teo
1210 – 0130 Lunch
0130 – 0200 Keynote: Roadmap to the Lean Enterprise – Trevor Owens
0200 – 0220 Is Bad Research Better Than No Research: Doing LeanUX Right – Dr. Deidre Kolarick
0220 – 0240 The Lean Agency – Mona Patel
0240 – 0300 Eating Our Own Dog-food: A Story of Customer-Led Product Innovation – Jodie Moule
0300 – 0320 The Values Gap – Jen Guarino
0320 – 0340 Coffee Break
0340 – 0410 Safe-Fail, NOT Fail-Safe - Alicia Juarrero
0410 – 0430 Branding Moments - Bill Beard
0430 – 0450 So You Want To Get Lean: Integrating Lean Startup – Melissa Perri
0450 – 0510 The Balanced Team Movement – Lane Halley
0510 – 0530 Restarting the Enterprise (Why Innovation Teams Suck) – Adrian Howard
0530 – 0630 Keynote: It’s the Process, Jim, But Not As We Know It - Dave Snowden

 

Friday April 11th

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0830 – 0900 Coffee
0900 – 1200 Morning Workshops (Download Workshop Descriptions)
Effective Customer Interviewing - Adrian Howard
  Show Me What You’re Thinking - Ray DeLaPena
  Facilitating Meetings That Don’t Suck - Virginia Cagwin & Jacklyn Burgan
  How To Do Lean Research Right - Deidre Kolarick 
  Being a Successful User-Centred Product Manager - Andrew Mayfield
  Validate Before Code – Steven Cohn
  Managing to Learn Using A3 – Joshua Howell & John Shook
  Communicating the Business Value and Getting Buy-in for UX Research - Christine Perfetti Ezra Gildesgame
1200 – 0100

Lunch

0100 – 0400 Afternoon Workshops 
Deeper Understanding: Stories, Observations, Insights - Dan Szuc
  Recruit Participants for Customer Research - Tomer Sharon 
Design Research Methods - Thomas Wendt 
  Lean Analytics: Use Data to Build a Better Business Faster - Alistair Croll
  Lean Fundamentals: Value Stream Mapping for N00bs - Adam Yuret Jabe Bloom
  Lean Branding: Developing Powerful Brands in Lean Environments – Bill Beard
  Applying Service Design to Your Agencies’ Delivery - Markus Andrezak / Christian Becker
  Designing to Learn: Creating Effective MVP Experiments - Melissa Perri 
0400 – 0430 Break
0430 – 0630 Friday General Sessions
Design Resonance: Making Sense of Cynefin and User Experience – Michael Cheveldave
UX + BA Working Together in Harmony – Jacklyn Burgan with Aaron Majcher 
Towards a Theory and Method of Test Driven Design – Jonathan Berger
WWE Ethnography: Let’s Get Ready to Rumble – Tomer Sharon
From Dinner to Dining: The Evolving Role of the Designer – Zaana Howard
  Creation & Production Combined: The Power of Connected Worlds - Markus Andrezak

 

Saturday April 12th

0830 – 0900 Coffee
0900 – 1200 Morning Workshops (Download Workshop Descriptions)
Applying the Cynefin Framework for Improving Speed, Agility, and Innovation – Michael Cheveldave
Inclusive Design & Lean UX - Kel Smith, Elle Waters & Sophie Hwang
  Designing an MVP that Works for Your Users – Ari Font Llitjós
  Story-mapping the User Experience – Donna Lichaw
  Design Thinking for Designing and Delivering Services – Zaana Howard 
  How to Draw Quick, Useful UI Sketches – Lane Halley
  Mapping the Customer Journey – Jodie & Stephen Moule
  Overcoming Analysis Paralysis – A Case Study in Ethnographic Methods - Lynn Teo
12:00 – 0100 Lunch
0100 – 0400 Afternoon Workshops
Decision-Focussing – How to clarify Decisions and Get Information required for Decision-Making - Kim Ballestrin
Capturing Product Vision with the Idea Stack – Eli Bozeman
Making Sense of Messy Problems: Systems Thinking for Complex Business Models - Johanna Kollmann
Mapping Your Minimum Viable Experience – Courtney Hemphill
  Introduction to Design Studio Methodology – Oonie Chase & Will Evans
Visual Problem Solving & Facilitation – Dean Meyers
Enhancing Proto-Personas With Characterizations - Chelsey Delaney & Taren Sterry
 0400 – 0430 Break
 0430 – 0630 Closing Sessions
Restarting the Enterprise (Why Innovation Teams Suck) - Adrian Howard
  Management, Alignment, and Collaboration Done Differently – Arne Rook & Fridtjof Detzner
  Designing For Services and Long-Term Innovation – Shelley Evenson
  Conditions for Success: People, Skills, Spaces for Healthier Design - Dan Szuc
 CLOSING
 

Sunday April 13th

Balanced Team UnConference

Pivotal Labs
625 Avenue of the Americas
Second Floor
New York, NY 10011-2020

Sunday, April 13, 2014 from 10:00 AM to 4:30 PM (EDT)