User Experience Professionals Association of DC

The Washington DC Chapter of the
User Experience Professionals Association  


User Experience/Web Professional Speed Networking Event: UPA DC + IxDA DC + Web Mavens

  • Wednesday, July 20, 2011
  • 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
  • RFD - 810 7th St NW

This is the networking event that you've been waiting for!

Four organizations: UPA DC, IxDA DC, Web Mavens and DCWW have come together to let you meet others in similar careers through a structured speed networking forum.

Register for the event on EventBrite

Early (optional) Elevator Pitch Workshop

Not sure what to say when you network? Come at 6pm for a short workshop on creating an elevator pitch.

Meet others with careers like yours!

Do you want to network with other user experience and web professionals? Are you tired of going to networking events where you only meet other people who are in an entirely different career track?

Networking Bonus! Build your Social Network Connections!

Are you looking to build your social network with other like-minded professionals? Include your Website, Blog, LinkedIn, Twitter, and/or Facebook profile URL when you register and we'll send these profiles to all other attendees so that they can connect with you (You MUST attend to have your information sent out!).

When: Wednesday, July 20 @ 6:30 PM (or 6:00 PM for optional short elevator pitch workshop)

Where: R.F.D. Washington, 810 7th St., NW, Washington, DC 20001 (Gallery Place/China Town Metro stop) Directions to RFD


6:00 PM - 6:30 PM - Optional Short Elevator Pitch Workshop
6:30 PM - 7:00 PM - Sign-in, Appetizers, Drink Tickets, Unstructured networking.
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM - Structured Speed Networking
8:00 PM - 9:00 PM - Additional activities, time for further conversations
and some unstructured networking

Limited Seats - Register now!

Our Sponsors:

UserWorks, Inc.

USERWORKS offers a wide range of services, including user interface design support, usability evaluations, and accessibilty evaluation services for both hardware and software products. We help organizations design and test products, assist them in developing their own usability and accessibility capabilities, and provide both fixed and portable lab facilities on a rental basis. Learn more at:

The Big Redux DC, an IxDA-DC event sponsored by: Eightshapes, Ironworks, CX Insights, Fulcrum Corporation, Design For Context, Sapient Government Services, Perfect Sense Digital, Mobile UX Camp, and Red Privet

Host Organizations:

Usability Professionals Association DC Chapter: UPA-DC is the DC chapter of UPA International, a multidisciplinary organization committed to the design and development of usable products. We host monthly speakers and events as well as yearly conferences.

Web Content Mavens: WCM is a DC-based networking group for web & content managers and those interested in web technology. We have 1500+ members in the area, focused around non-profit, association, government and media verticals.

Interaction Design Association DC Chapter - IxDA DC is a DC-community focused group within the larger IxDA.

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