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US Bureau of Labor Statistics

2 Massachusetts Ave NE

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Washington, DC 20212

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Come and join your UX colleagues to discuss the latest in government UX!

This an opportunity to learn, share experiences, and network with other UX practitioners from across government.

Registration is now open for the 2019 Government UX Summit to be held at the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in Washington, DC, on May 15, from 9 am - noon. US Government employees and contractors with government email address are eligible to attend, so please use your government email address when registering.

In-person registration will be limited to the first 225 people.

Details on how to attend remotely will be sent out in the coming weeks to those who have registered.

The half-day program
We’ll have three concurrent talks and presentations over the course of three sessions throughout the morning where you’ll be able to learn from experts, ask questions, and network with peers.

  • UX Methods
  • UX Management
  • Design in UX

As a participant, you’re free to choose the talk that interests you the most that day.

Schedule
9:00 – 9:15 - Welcome

9:15-10:00:

  • Methods: Raising the Design Voice in Government: A Case Study, Kristal Byrd (GSA)
  • Management: Lessons from Building Remote-First, Cross-Functional Teams, panel led by Amy Ashida (GSA)
  • Design: Embedding Service Design in New York City Government: Lessons Learned, Caroline Bauer (NYC Mayor's Office)

10:00-10:15 – Break

10:15 – 11:00:

  • Methods: Accessible Experience First: The Key to Integrating UX in the Agile Process Under Budget and with Whole-Team Support, Arva Adams (USPTO)
  • Management: Teaching Digital Skills: Learning Usability Testing by Peer Training, Maroya Faied and Shannon McHarg (ONRR)
  • Design: The Importance of Color in UX, Scott Lenger (FRB)

11:00-11:15 – Break

11:15-12:00:

  • Methods: User Documentation--Do We Still Need This Stuff?, Kristen Faiferlick (NOAA)
  • Management: CDC’s Digital First Approach: Enhancing User Experience on CDC Vaccines Site, Lisa Richman (CDC)
  • Design: Creating the Future of Government User Experience: How Design Systems Can Help Us Improve—Better and Faster, Aviva Oskow (GSA)

Speakers representing agencies across the government will share case studies, the latest best practices in UX methods, and strategies for UX management.

A community lunch will follow in the BLS cafeteria for those who wish to stay. Bring your lunch or purchase it in the cafeteria.

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2 Massachusetts Ave NE

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Washington, DC 20212

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