The Mobile UX Summit: 27 tips and 2 case studies
We asked six of the smartest people we know to provide practical advice on designing mobile experiences: Josh Clark, Brad Frost, Theresa Neil, Greg Nudelman, Jason CranfordTeague, and Mike Fisher. They'll spend a day covering case studies and tips from real-life projects, and answering your questions. You'll walk away with new mobile UX insight and skills—and recordings from the day's sessions to boot.
Josh Clark: "Designing for Touch: 5 Tips"More about Josh
Handheld touchscreen design introduces genuine ergonomic issues; it's no longer just how your pixels look but also how they feel. Learn practical tips for touchscreen ergonomics on phones, tablets, and hybrid devices. (10am-11am ET)
Greg Nudelman: "Android 4.x Design: 5 Tips and a Case Study"More about Greg
Greg Nudelman will present five tips for Android 4.x design and a case study for translating an iOS app to Android. Greg will also explain how to take your mobile design past "eye candy" and into "eye-meat" territory with the help of some cutting-edge "experimental patterns": uncommon solutions to common mobile design challenges. (11am-12pm ET)
Jason CranfordTeague: "Mobile Typography: 5 Tips"More about Jason
When it comes to mobile design, don't underestimate the importance of strong typography for creating effective communication. When screen real estate is limited, you have to rely even more on the appearance of your text to get your visual message across. Jason will explore five typographic tips and how to apply them in the mobile world. (12pm-1pm ET)
Theresa Neil: "A Mobile First Case Study"More about Theresa
Take an in-depth look at the mobile first approach used to design Silvercar, a new rental car company that caters to business travelers. From conceptual research through launching 200 Audi A4s at Dallas-Fort Worth Airport in just six months, you'll learn how designing "mobile first" can drive a successful project forward—fast! (2pm-3pm ET)
Mike Fisher: "Successful Mobile User Research: 5 Tips"More about Mike
Even if you've been doing user research for twenty years, mobile environments present some unique new challenges. Mike's practical advice will put you on a path toward becoming a more effective mobile user researcher.
Brad Frost: "Media Queries for Multi-Device Web Experiences: 7 Tips"More about Brad
The device landscape is chock full of small screens, large screens and everything in between. As Web designers, it's our job to make sure our experiences look and function great on any device. Brad will explore practical tips and considerations for designing media queries, which are responsive design's secret sauce. (4pm-5pm ET)
How It Works
Once you are registered, you will receive a follow-up email to confirm your reservation. Later on, as the event draws near, you will receive a more detailed message, with the full schedule and other helpful information to help you take full advantage of your conference-going experience and plan your day.
On the day of the conference, which runs from 10am-5pm ET, you will receive an email invitation about 45 minutes before everything starts. Click on the enclosed link to sign in and enter the virtual meeting space. Once you are signed in, you'll be able to see and hear the presentations as they happen, ask questions as needed and chat with the other attendees if you like!
To attend, you will need a modern web browser (Firefox 1.5, IE 6 & Safari 2 or newer, for example) and a recent version of the Adobe Flash Player. Run our system diagnostic (opens in a new window). It will let you know right away which plug-ins, if any, you will need to update before the event.
Recordings of each session are included in your ticket price, and will be made available to you about a week after the event.
Still have questions? Contact us if there's anything else you'd like to know.