Painting created by mixed media artist, Galen Davison.
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Jun 8, 2012 | Updated Jul 29, 2022

Summer Speaker Series & Gallery Opening

2012 Summer Speaker Series & Gallery Opening

Thursday, June 28
4:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Gallery Opening & Artist Reception


  • 4:00 - 5:00 pm: Gallery Opening & Artist Reception
  • 5:00 – 7:30 pm: UX Talks Speaker Series: Six 20 minute presentations on UX topics

Galen Davison, Artist

Victoria, B.C. Canada

Working with plaster, zinc, copper, wood, ceramics and artist grade paint, Davison describes his technique as ‘a loose flow of movement, a visual journey.’ His latest series is called Petal Paintings – and whether he casts his eye to abstract landscapes, seascapes, or still life studies, the results are works of bold beauty that fill their spaces with wonder, peace and delight.

Nika Smith Auld, Presenter

Blink User Researcher

A Siri-es of Unfortunate Events. Sharing user research insights from the first 30 days of Siri usage.

Joe Welinske, Presenter

Author of ‘Developing User Assistance for Mobile Apps’

The language of touch and gestures. What we should consider when developing UIs for them.

Jupiter Barton, Presenter

Blink Design Director

Harnessing the mobile web. Adaptive, Responsive, or Optimized? Choosing the right mobile web strategy.

Break: 6:10 – 6:25pm

Brenda Spoonemore, Presenter

Dwellable CEO

Death of the homepage. How search, SEO and mobile devices have changed the way we design sites.

Geoff Harrison, Presenter

Blink VP of UX Services

Boxes and live tiles. Metro Design Principles for Windows phone, Windows 8 and Xbox.

Carol Taylor, Presenter

Director, User Experience Research & Design, Rhapsody International

Rhapsody case study on Cross Platform UX.

Event Details

The event is open to the public and free of charge. Refreshments will be available.

Blink would like to thank our event sponsor: Puget Sound SIGCHI

Location: Blink
Waterfront Building.
1011 Western Ave. Suite 810
Seattle, WA 98104