Upcoming UI, UX and Usability Training Courses and Workshops in 2014

Writing for the Web (September 16, 2014)

Brisbane, Austrialia

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Learn how to write web content that is useful, findable, easy to scan, highly readable and accessible. We'll look at the way people read online and from mobiles and tablets. You'll discover why writing for the web is different to writing for print. This course is for anyone who writes for their organisation's website, intranet or blog.

10% early bird discount 10% group discount (4 or more)

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Interaction Design Training (September 16-19, 2014)

San Francisco, California USA

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Many of today’s products are driven by spreadsheets, technology constraints, and feature lists. They leave frustrated customers wanting more.We believe a better approach to design focuses on the human needs first and technology second.In Cooper’s Interaction Design training, we can help you envision, plan, and build products and services that are financially viable, technically feasible, and that your customers will love.

Bring a friend and save $100 on registration.

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Practical Empathy for Business: A Full-Day Workshop with Indi Young & Brian Winters (September 16, 2014)

Chicago, Illinois, USA

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Empathy has a direct impact on what you create for customers and understanding the “deeper drivers” of customers will equip you with the insight needed to move the needle on your business metrics. There are two parts to empathy: developing it, then applying it. We’ve constructed a two-part workshop designed to give you the skills required to first harness empathy and then share it with impact.

Early Bird Discount: register before August 20th for $100 standard ticket price.

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Mobile UX & Responsive Design Training (September 19, 2014)

New York, New York USA

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Learn how to plan, create and execute the best possible mobile presence for your organisation

Get 50% off our courses with the discount code WEBUX50

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Usability Week Toronto 2014 (September 21-26, 2014)

Toronto, Canada

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All-day, immersive training courses teach practical skills and offer design recommendations that you can apply immediately.

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UX Training & Certification (September 22 - October 3, 2014)

Toronto, Ontario, Canada

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Akendi’s courses and certifications are designed to provide in-depth theory mixed with practical application exercises. Designed and taught by Akendi professionals in the field, attendees gain a clear understanding of the UX creation process, tools & techniques. Courses include:-Intro to UX Design & Experience Thinking -Information Architecture -Mobile UX Design -GUI - Visual Design for UX -UX Research -Experience Mapping -Usability Testing

The Early Bird price is available until August 24th, 2014 5PM ET. Admission will go up after that with all sales ending Sept 17th, 2014.

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User-Centred Analysis and Conceptual Design (September 23-25, 2014)

Rome, Italy

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User-centered analysis is the basis for interface design that makes sense to the user. With a clear definition of user requirements, developers and designers are able to create effective and usable software interface designs. Learn the methods and concepts to analyze user-centered requirements—the foundation for designing user-centric interfaces, applications, and websites. This course offers participants the tools and confidence necessary to plan and conduct effective user-centered analysis.

We offer 10% discount if three or more attend from the same company

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UX Foundation (September 24-25, 2014)

Belfast, Northern Ireland

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The UX Foundation Course is aimed at anybody relatively new to the field of user experience design. It uses real-world examples to bring UX to life; and offers lots of hands-on experience practicing the core user experience techniques: usability testing, wireframing, prototyping and more. As with all courses from UXTraining.ie, it’s collaborative, interactive and fun.

Super Early Bird Rate €745 (until July 31) Early Bird Rate €795 (until Aug 31) Standard Rate €895

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Responsive Content Modeling Workshop by Steve Fisher (September 30, 2014)

Watertown, Massachusetts USA

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Without content, a website is a black hole. So why do we so often neglect it? Content Models describe all of the content types on a target site, the elements of each, and then prioritize the content type that should appear on a specific page type. They help us define the content creation, design, and user experience concepts for the new or refreshed site. Steve has presented this popular workshop at a number of conferences, including IA Summit, WebVisions Portland, UX London, and UX Day Toronto.

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Mini Masters in User Experience Design (October 4 - September 29, 2014)

Piscataway, New Jersey USA

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Start with this six day course to learn the underlying psychology and sociology that guides user design for making a system interface usable.

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Designing the Mobile User Experience Training (October 6-7, 2014)

New York, New York USA

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This course will help you: build mobile strategies to unite your channels and prioritize investment; make effective decisions about supported devices and operating systems to streamline development and ensure a consistent user experience; analyze and prioritize features to improve usability and satisfy end-user needs select the right controls and UI patterns to improve usability; create responsive designs to improve cross-device compatibility; test and validate your application's usability.

We offer 10% discount if three or more attend from the same company

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UX Foundation (October 6-7, 2014)

Dublin, Ireland

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The UX Foundation Course is aimed at anybody relatively new to the field of user experience design. It uses real-world examples to bring UX to life; and offers lots of hands-on experience practicing the core user experience techniques: usability testing, wireframing, prototyping and more. As with all courses from UXTraining.ie, it’s collaborative, interactive and fun.

Super Early Bird Rate €745 (until Aug 21) Early Bird Rate €795 (until Sep 15) Standard Rate €895

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UX Intensive Brooklyn 2014 (October 13-16, 2014)

Brooklyn, New York, USA

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Four-day workshop series for experienced professionals examining the four key elements that contribute to successful interactive experiences. Hands-on activities included each day.

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Writing for the Web (October 14, 2014)

Melbourne, Austrialia

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Learn how to write web content that is useful, findable, easy to scan, highly readable and accessible. We'll look at the way people read online and from mobiles and tablets. You'll discover why writing for the web is different to writing for print. This course is for anyone who writes for their organisation's website, intranet or blog.

10% early bird discount 10% group discount (4 or more)

For more information: website

Designing the Mobile User Experience Training (October 15-16, 2014)

London, UK

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This course will help you: build mobile strategies to unite your channels and prioritize investment; make effective decisions about supported devices and operating systems to streamline development and ensure a consistent user experience; analyze and prioritize features to improve usability and satisfy end-user needs select the right controls and UI patterns to improve usability; create responsive designs to improve cross-device compatibility; test and validate your application's usability.

We offer 10% discount if three or more attend from the same company

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UX Advanced (October 20-21, 2014)

Dublin, Ireland

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This course is a deep dive into collaborative problem solving. It assumes working knowledge of UX principles and theories, and several years working in the field. During the 2-day programme we’ll conduct live interviews with real customers of one of Dublin’s best-known brands. We’ll gather research data during fieldwork in Dublin city centre. And we'll work in teams to brainstorm ideas, and use collaborative design techniques to design solutions.

Standard price: €89510% discount code: UXEVENTS10

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UX Training & Certification (October 20-31, 2014)

Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

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Akendi’s courses and certifications are designed to provide in-depth theory mixed with practical application exercises. Designed and taught by Akendi professionals in the field, attendees gain a clear understanding of the UX creation process, tools & techniques. Courses include:-Intro to UX Design & Experience Thinking -Information Architecture -Mobile UX Design -GUI - Visual Design for UX -UX Research -Experience Mapping -Usability Testing

The Early Bird price is available until Sept. 20th, 2014 8AM ET. Admission will go up after that with all sales ending October 15th, 2014.

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User Experience (UX) Foundations: The Core Insights, Models, and Research Findings (October 20-21, 2014)

London, UK

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This course provides a practical understanding of the foundational models and insights essential to the UX field. Understanding human vision, intellect, memory, and motor function is the baseline upon which every skilled UX professional should build their career; we show clearly how each idea applies directly to design decisions. This course will help you build credibility and improve your results by giving you the knowledge required to present your ideas from a research-based point of view.

We offer 10% discount if three or more attend from the same company

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User Centred Design: Techniques to Improve the User Experience (October 21-22, 2014)

London, UK

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Learn techniques to help you understand your users better and design effective, efficient and engaging products and websites. This two day, intensive workshop is delivered by enthusiastic trainers with lots of commercial experience and combines theory with case studies, examples and practical hands-on activities.

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UX Foundation (October 22-23, 2014)

Cork, Ireland

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The UX Foundation Course is aimed at anybody relatively new to the field of user experience design. It uses real-world examples to bring UX to life; and offers lots of hands-on experience practicing the core user experience techniques: usability testing, wireframing, prototyping and more. As with all courses from UXTraining.ie, it’s collaborative, interactive and fun.

Super Early Bird Rate €745 (until Aug 31) Early Bird Rate €795 (until Sep 22) Standard Rate €895

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Design for Engagement (October 22, 2014)

Chicago, IL USA

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Does your website, software, or app engage your audience? Does it persuade people to take action? Learn how to apply brain science to the design of your websites, apps, and products so that your audience will be engaged and persuaded to take action.

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User-Centered Analysis and Conceptual Design, 3-day course (October 22-24, 2014)

London, UK

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User-centered analysis is the basis for interface design that makes sense to the user. With a clear definition of user requirements, developers and designers are able to create effective and usable software interface designs. Learn the methods and concepts to analyze user-centered requirements—the foundation for designing user-centric interfaces, applications, and websites. This course offers participants the tools and confidence necessary to plan and conduct effective user-centered analysis.

We offer 10% discount if three or more attend from the same company

For more information: website

The Lean UX Workshop (October 23, 2014)

Chicago, Illinois USA

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Lean User Experience (UX) principles and processes help teams create products faster, and collaborate better. Lean UX comes out of a broader business strategy called Lean Strategy, made popular from Eric Ries' book, The Lean Start-up. It's a hit not only with start-ups, but also large organizations wanting to improve innovation. If you need to create innovative digital products and create them faster, then you need to understand Lean UX.

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The Science and Art of Effective Web and Application Design, 3-day course (October 27-29, 2014)

London, UK

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Designing intuitive and effective user interfaces is both science and art. It involves implementing user-centered requirements into usable designs, integrating the focal points of visual design, and also being aware of how website and application design strategies differ and overlap. Learn how to apply research-based and field-tested web and application design principles and methodologies to create usable and effective interfaces.

We offer 10% discount if three or more attend from the same company

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Usability and UX Fundamentals Training Course (October 28, 2014)

Sydney, Australia

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A 1 day course on the introduction to User Centred Design tools and techniques. This course includes: how to improve the usability and user experience (UX) of websites, intranets, software and applications; user research methods to understand your users; designing intuitive menus and information architectures by involving users; and collaboratively designing prototypes and wireframes.

Earlybird discount - save 10%. Register 30 days prior to the course commencement date to qualify. | 4th person free discount. Register 3 participants from the same organisation on the same course and the 4th person can attend for free. | Multiple course discount - save 10%. Register the same person for more than one of our training courses to qualify.

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Design the Future (October 29-30, 2014)

San Francisco, California USA

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Most product design projects focus on what we can reasonably create in the near-term with the constraints of present-day technologies. But how do our tools and methods change when we’re designing for ten to twenty years into the future? Let us show you how to stop reacting to the latest "big thing" and start being the one that people catch up to.

Register before October 1st and save $100.

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Practical Usability Testing, 2-day course (October 30-31, 2014)

London, UK

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Progressive testing of websites and software applications is a critical component of creating a user-centered design. It is important to check if they support the users' needs, limitations, mental models and cognitive styles. Learn quick and practical usability testing techniques—ranging from simple paper prototype tests to cutting edge remote testing—for the entire interface design life cycle and accurately predict how users will experience your applications.

We offer 10% discount if three or more attend from the same company

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Achieving the Holy Grail of Website Self-Service - Gerry McGovern Master Class (October 30, 2014)

Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

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Gerry McGovern returns to Ottawa Thursday, October 30th to deliver an all-new Master Class focusing on Creating Better Customer Experiences Online. Make sure you don't miss your opportunity to experience Gerry's powerful, captivating and insightful Master Class featuring all new content, strategies and case studies.Learn how to apply the 7 principles of effective self-service design and management, improve findability, manage search, measure self-service task performance, etc.

Save $100 if you register by September 26th

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How to Design for Persuasion, Emotion, and Trust (PET Design), 3-day course (November 3-5, 2014)

London, UK

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Persuasion, emotion, and trust are critical factors for creating successful online interactions. The growing reliance on e-channels makes an engaging customer experience more important than ever. Learn to develop persuasive strategies and implement research-based methods throughout the design process to make your website more trustworthy and convincing. You can deepen relationships with your customers by learning how they make decisions that lead to conversion.

We offer 10% discount if three or more attend from the same company

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Persuasive Psychology For Interactive Design (November 6-7, 2014)

Toronto, Ontario, Canada

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If you’re looking to design more engaging digital technologies and want quick results, then we have a course for you. In each of our courses, Brian Cugelman, PhD will show you how to design more engaging websites, social media profiles, mobile apps, and online ads.Our training is science-based, but offers simple and effective principles that work, with clear visual examples and exercises that will not only reinforce your learning but also, crucially, your ability to apply them.

Buy your ticket before Oct 17th and SAVE $50 with early bird pricingWe also provide DISCOUNTS for non-profits, government, groups of 3 or more, and studentsContact us at info@alterspark.com to claim your discount code now

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The PET Architect, 2-day course (November 6-7, 2014)

London, UK

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This class is the most advanced of the HFI CXA series. It reveals core insights that will enable you to structure persuasion strategies that attack whole markets, create innovative offerings, and ensure the success of applications. Learn to build on your PET Design knowledge to become an expert in PET Structures—apply the PET perspective to strategy, innovation, and application design in order to ensure successful conversion.

We offer 10% discount if three or more attend from the same company

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Interaction Design Training Course (November 10-11, 2014)

Melbourne, Australia

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A two day course on interface design tools and methods for websites, web applications, intranets and mobile web.

Earlybird discount - save 10%. Register 30 days prior to the course commencement date to qualify. | 4th person free discount. Register 3 participants from the same organisation on the same course and the 4th person can attend for free. | Multiple course discount - save 10%. Register the same person for more than one of our training courses to qualify.

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Writing for the Web (November 11, 2014)

Canberra, Austrialia

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Learn how to write web content that is useful, findable, easy to scan, highly readable and accessible. We'll look at the way people read online and from mobiles and tablets. You'll discover why writing for the web is different to writing for print. This course is for anyone who writes for their organisation's website, intranet or blog.

10% early bird discount 10% group discount (4 or more)

For more information: website

Web Usability and user experience (UX) training (November 13, 2014)

London, UK

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This one day Web Usability and user experience (UX) training course is designed for people who want to know how to make web sites usable and for anyone who is involved in the design process.

We offer a 15% discount if the same candidate books on more than one course. We also offer the same discount for not for profit organisations, and for organisations that send multiple candidates to the same course.

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MMK 2014 (Mensch-Maschine-Kommunikation) - German only (November 14-17, 2014)

NaturFreundeHaus Elmstein / Pfalz

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Jährlich stattfindende Tagung mit Klausur-Charakter. Es wird 2 Tage am Stück in AGs mit 4-6 Personen gearbeitet & zum Abschluss im Forum diskutiert. Das Thema dient nur zur Orientierung. Inhalte bestimmen die Arbeitsgruppen. Ziel ist ErkenntnisgewinnAG 1: Methoden des Usability-Improvements - Moderation: Dirk Fischer AG 2: Sprachlos zwischen unsichtbaren Prozessen - Moderation: René Hoffmann AG 3: Dialog - Moderation: Rolf Todesco AG 4: 3D-Printing - Moderation: Hansjürgen Pau

Frühbucher (bis zum 26.09.2014): 260 Euro Zuspätkommer (ab dem 26.09.2014): 320 Euro

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Mobile UX & Responsive Design Training (November 14, 2014)

New York, New York USA

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Learn how to plan, create and execute the best possible mobile presence for your organisation

Get 50% off our courses with the discount code WEBUX50

For more information: website

User Experience (UX) Foundations: The Core Insights, Models, and Research Findings (November 17-18, 2014)

Amsterdam, The Netherlands

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This course provides a practical understanding of the foundational models and insights essential to the UX field. Understanding human vision, intellect, memory, and motor function is the baseline upon which every skilled UX professional should build their career; we show clearly how each idea applies directly to design decisions. This course will help you build credibility and improve your results by giving you the knowledge required to present your ideas from a research-based point of view.

We offer 10% discount if three or more attend from the same company

For more information: website

Mobile user experience (UX) training (November 21, 2014)

London, UK

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This one day interactive Mobile user experience (UX) training course is designed for people who want to learn about usability and user experience considerations for mobile phone and handheld devices.

We offer a 15% discount if the same candidate books on more than one course. We also offer the same discount for not for profit organisations, and for organisations that send multiple candidates to the same course.

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Interaction Design Training Course (November 24-25, 2014)

Brisbane, Australia

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A two day course on interface design tools and methods for websites, web applications, intranets and mobile web.

Earlybird discount - save 10%. Register 30 days prior to the course commencement date to qualify. | 4th person free discount. Register 3 participants from the same organisation on the same course and the 4th person can attend for free. | Multiple course discount - save 10%. Register the same person for more than one of our training courses to qualify.

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How to Design for the Big: User-Centric Innovation and Strategy (November 24-26, 2014)

London, UK

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Be empowered to contribute to your organization's strategic planning and thinking on user-centric strategies and product innovation. Learn how to lead and direct research focused on developing new products, services, and business ideas. You will also learn how to maximize your Return on Investment (ROI) for innovation work and gain a clear understanding of what it takes to launch successful products in the market place.

We offer 10% discount if three or more attend from the same company

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Interaction Design Training Course (December 1-2, 2014)

Sydney, Australia

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A two day course on interface design tools and methods for websites, web applications, intranets and mobile web.

Earlybird discount - save 10%. Register 30 days prior to the course commencement date to qualify. | 4th person free discount. Register 3 participants from the same organisation on the same course and the 4th person can attend for free. | Multiple course discount - save 10%. Register the same person for more than one of our training courses to qualify.

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UX Intensive San Francisco 2014 (December 2-5, 2014)

San Francisco, California USA

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Four-day workshop series for experienced professionals examining the four key elements that contribute to successful interactive experiences. Hands-on activities included each day.

For more information: website