Design creates culture. Culture shapes values. Values determine the future.
— Robert L. Peters

Schedule

May 14, 2018 - May 19, 2018

mon 14

Location
Comcast Center
1701 John F. Kennedy Boulevard

8:00 am
Breakfast & Check-in

8:30 am
Introductions & Program Overview

9:00 am
Theme Introduction: Investigate

Guest Lecturer: Natalie Nixon

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10:00 am
Module 1
Defining the Problem

12:00 pm
Lunch

1:00 pm
Module 2
Finding Solution Opportunities

3:00 pm
Theme Wrap-up: Investigate

3:30 pm
Break

3:45 pm
Panel Discussion
User Research

5:00 pm
Q&A + Reflection + Day 2 Prep

 

thurs 16

Location
Comcast Center
1701 John F. Kennedy Boulevard

8:30 am
Breakfast & Check-in

9:00 am
Theme Introduction: Prototype

Guest Lecturer:              Matthew Bartholomew

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10:00 am
Module 7
Prototyping Methods

12:00 pm
Lunch

1:00 pm
Module 8
Testing Concepts with Prototypes 

3:00 pm
Theme Wrap-up: Prototype

3:30 pm
Break

3:45 pm
Panel Discussion
Project + Product + Program Management

5:00 pm
Q&A + Reflection + Day 5 Prep

tues 15

Location
Comcast Center
1701 John F. Kennedy Boulevard

8:30 am
Breakfast & Check-in

9:00 am
Theme Introduction: Solve

 

 

Guest Lecturer: Brielle Nickoloff

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10:00 am
Module 3
Introduction to Voice User Interface (VUI)

12:00 pm
Lunch

1:00 pm
Module 4
Scripting Alexa Skills + Google Actions

3:00 pm
Theme Wrap-up: Solve

3:30 pm
Break

3:45 pm
Panel Discussion
Design Thinking

5:00 pm
Q&A + Reflection + Day 3 Prep

fri 18

Location
Comcast Center
1701 John F. Kennedy Boulevard

8:30 am
Breakfast & Check-in

9:00 am
Theme Introduction: Deliver

10:00 am
Module 9
Crafting Presentations

12:00 pm
Lunch

Guest Lecturer: Dana Saxon

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1:00 pm
Bridging the Identity Divide: Genealogy Research for Diverse Professionals

2:00 pm
Student Discussion

3:00 pm
Theme Wrap-up: Deliver

3:30 pm
Break

3:45 pm
Panel Discussion
Tech + Culture 

5:00 pm
Q&A + Reflection + Day 6 Prep

wed 16

Location
NextFab
2025 Washington Avenue

9:30 am
Breakfast & Check-in

10:00 am
Facility Tour

11:00 am
Module 5
Principles of Design

Guest Lecturer: NextFab Staff

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12:00 pm
Lunch

1:00 pm
Module 6
Hands-on Metal/Wood Shop Course

4:00 pm
Q&A with NextFab

5:00 pm
Q&A + Reflection + Day 4 Prep

 

 

 

 

 

 

sat 19

Location
Think Company
111 S. 15th Street

 Think Company is an award-winning experience design firm founded in 2007, employing consultants across three studios with expertise in almost every industry. We pride ourselves on using a research-driven methodology which ensures our design decisions are always based on evidence. We specialize in research, strategy and visioning, content strategy, experience design, digital product design, and software development. We exist to help you create great experiences for your customers and employees. Come think with us!  www.thinkcompany.com

Think Company is an award-winning experience design firm founded in 2007, employing consultants across three studios with expertise in almost every industry. We pride ourselves on using a research-driven methodology which ensures our design decisions are always based on evidence. We specialize in research, strategy and visioning, content strategy, experience design, digital product design, and software development. We exist to help you create great experiences for your customers and employees. Come think with us! www.thinkcompany.com


10:00 am
Setup

11:00 am
Reception

2:00 pm
Closing Remarks