User Experience Professionals Association of DC

The Washington DC Chapter of the
User Experience Professionals Association  


User Experience/Web Professional Speed Networking Event

  • Wednesday, September 05, 2012
  • 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
  • RFD - 810 7th St NW, DC

Limited Seats - Register Now

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? 

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

Six organizations - UXPA-DCIxDA-DCWeb Mavens, STC-WDC/MBDCWW and the Content Strategy Meetup have come together to let you meet others in similar careers through a structured speed networking forum.

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.

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, September 5 @ 6:30 PM (or 6:00 PM for optional short workshop)

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


        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


Host Organizations:

User Experience Professionals Association DC Chapter 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.

Society for Technical Communication WDC - MB is the Washington, DC and Metro Baltimore chapter of the Society for Technical Communication (STC), the world's largest and oldest professional association dedicated to the advancement of the field of technical communication. We offer monthly educational events, an annual competition that evaluates the effectiveness of technical documents, and many virtual networking opportunities.

Web Content Mavens 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 is a DC-community focused group within the larger IxDA.

DC Web Women is a professional organization of students and enthusiasts who specialize in the fields of Web Design, Web Development, Computer Science, IT, Graphic Design, Web Content, Blogging, Multimedia, Marketing, e-Marketing, SEO, Web Analytics, and Social Media.

Content Strategy Meetup is the only meetup in the Washington, D.C. area devoted exclusively to content strategy.  So if you love to quote your Halvorson while gripping tightly to your little blue copy of The Elements of Content Strategy, then we're the totally fun digital geeks for you.

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