World Usability Day (WUD) 2021: Trust, Ethics and Integrity in Design

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Join UXRS for a panel discussion about trust, ethics, and integrity in design with some of the industry;'s leading experts

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Join UXRS as we celebrate World Usability Day (WUD) 2021. The theme for this year's event is trust, ethics, and integrity in design. As this is such an important topic, we will be having a panel discussion featuring industry professionals sharing feedback on how to address some of today's biggest ethical challenges in UX.

This discussion will center on:

  • What are the biggest ethical concerns that the UX field faces?
  • How do we address ethical challenges in the workplace?
  • What are industry best practices to avoid unethical practices?

After the panel, stick around for a couple rounds of Networking breakout rooms and meet others who have an interest in UX research, strategy and design.


  • 12:00-12:10 p.m. (Central time, similar to Chicago and Dallas, USA) - Introduction and announcements for UX Research and Strategy + Service Design Network
  • 12:10-1:00 p.m. (Central time) - Panel Discussion + Q&A
  • 1:00 -2:00 p.m.(Central time) - Networking

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Andy Vitale is the Executive Vice President of Design at Rocket Mortgage, the nation's #1 mortgage lender. His team of more than 100 designers is focused on transforming the mortgage lending experience for millions of people who want to buy or refinance a home, as well as professional partners across the lending and real estate spectrum.

Throughout his career, Andy has built, scaled and led world-class design teams that elevate the role of design as an organizational competence and a competitive advantage. His experience ranges from startups to Fortune 500 companies spanning the fintech, health, technology and eCommerce industries. Andy inspires and empowers teams to solve problems with a human-centered approach and create meaningful products and experiences that drive successful outcomes.

Trina Falbe has worked with UX for 20 years. She is dedicated to ethical design and currently works with innovation in the education space alongside building digital products as an entrepreneur. She’s written two books: White Hat UX (2017) and The Ethical Design Handbook (2020).

Morton Rand-Hendriksen is a Senior Staff Instructor at LinkedIn Learning (formerly, focusing on front-end web development and the intersection between humanity and the internet. He has worked as an online educator for the past 10 years and also occasionally teaches interaction design at Emily Carr University of Art + Design. Before going full-time at he ran a boutique web agency and worked as a technical producer for television. Morten’s educational background is in philosophy, and he has a deep interest in the ethics of technology and design.

This event is limited to the first 1,000 who enter the Zoom meeting.

We know these speakers are going to be awesome and high demand. So please consider whether you will actually be able to attend to make room for those who are eager to be there.

Due to recent Zoom interruptions, we have instated new protocols to protect our event attendees. Those who act inappropriately will be removed from the event and not permitted to re-enter. Additionally, if you choose to leave the event, these new Zoom restrictions will also apply to you and you will not be allowed to re-enter the event.

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Host: UX Research and Strategy

UX Research and Strategy is a registered 501c3 group devoted to teaching and exploring topics related to User Experience Research and Strategy. Started by three very talented ladies, Jen Blatz, Lorie Whitaker and Lauren Singer, who saw the need to address the gap in these topics in the local UX community. The hope for this group is to enrich and complement the UX Design community through knowledge sharing and partnership.

Whether you are a researcher, designer, product owner, strategist, content creator, project manager, developer, technologist, marketer, customer experience pro or any other discipline, please join us.

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UX Research and Strategy is a registered 501c3 organization, and was founded by three former co-workers who saw a gap in the user experience meetup market. Based on community feedback, we formed a group that is dedicated to teaching topics in UX research and strategy.

Our goal is to make these topics both approachable and actionable by ensuring our attendees come away with concrete examples of how to confidently implement user experience research and strategy methods in their day-to-day projects and work.

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