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Tuesday, September 25
 

6:30pm PDT

The Power of Empathy - Getting inside of your customer’s heads and hearts to create indispensable products.
Limited Capacity filling up

As a startup, identifying your product market fit is probably one of the most important things you'll have to do. One of the greatest assets you’ve got to achieve this is Empathy, or in other words, the ability to put yourselves in your customer’s shoes. The foundation of empathetic design is observation and the goal is to identify latent customer needs in order to create products that people didn’t even know they wanted. This interactive evening will be an opportunity to bring together different perspectives around what it means to be a User Centered Startup and how this gets reflected in all aspects of your business ranging from Product Design to Product Management to Sales and Distribution.
 
Bring your thoughts, questions, and comments and be part of the conversation as we use this intimate setting to have an insightful conversation about how to get inside the heads and hearts of the people who will use our products.
 

Speakers
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Lucy Cameron

TZOA
Lucy is the lead designer at local Vancouver startup TZOA, focused on implementing inclusive design processes and cultivating communication channels with TZOA's users. She loves the holistic approach of being an advocate of the user — challenging, rationalizing and validating different... Read More →
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Ben McConnell

Ben leverages his technical engineering background in concert with his deep user driven product management expertise to lead strategy, product definition, development, and successful market introduction of products users love. He was head of Product at Recon Instruments which was... Read More →
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Afshin Mehin

Founder, WOKE Studio
Afshin is the founder of WOKE Studio, a creative design studio focused on making great products and user experiences. Afshin loves translate innovative new technologies into desirable experiences people will love. His team works across a breadth of mediums including design research... Read More →



Tuesday September 25, 2018 6:30pm - 8:30pm PDT
WOKE Studio Suite 210 - 1737 West 3rd Avenue, Vancouver
 
Thursday, September 27
 

10:00am PDT

UX Principles
Limited Capacity full
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Looking to advance your career with User Experience Design skills? Learn more about UX Design and experience what learning at BrainStation is all about.  

UX Principles will provide you with a basic understanding of the UX Design process and overview of the essential skills UX designers draw upon. We'll discuss strategies like Design Thinking and Human-Centred Design when designing digital products. We’ll also touch upon how UX Designers work independently and with technical teammates. The workshop will close with a hands-on sketching exercise allowing you to apply your human-centred design knowledge. Please remember to bring a charged laptop to the workshop as outlet space is limited.



Thursday September 27, 2018 10:00am - 11:30am PDT
Brainstation
 
Friday, September 28
 

3:00pm PDT

DIY Startup Dashboard: Gather Your KPIs
Limited Capacity full
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Tracking the right metrics is critical for any company, but for SaaS startups in particular there is an enormous amount of data that you can use to measure success and drive important decisions. In this workshop you will learn what kind of things you should be measuring in your startup, how to make data-driven decisions about your product or service, and some of the tools that can be used. This will be a hands-on workshop for technical and non-technical founders alike. Please be sure to bring a fully charged laptop in order to get the most out of it.  

Speakers
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Nick Oostveen

President, Gravit-e Technologies
Nick is the President of Gravit-e Technologies, a custom software firm located in Vancouver, BC that provides software development and consulting services for startups and other rapidly growing organizations. In his role at Gravit-e Nick has worked with more than 20 technology startups... Read More →



Friday September 28, 2018 3:00pm - 5:00pm PDT
Tamwood Careers #200 - 889 West Pender Street, Vancouver