August 2015 User Experience and Web Professionals Events

first_imgAn app demo night, content strategy happy hour, and hand-setting wood & lead type for letterpress and foil stamping workshop are a few of the events you’ll discover in the August 2015 events calendar.Each month, I compile a calendar of user experience and web professionals events in southeastern Michigan. You’ll find meetups, learning opportunities, networking events, conferences—all kinds of events to learn from and meet colleagues and professionals. I’ll be adding a couple more events to this month’s calendar, as soon as their details are finalized. While I don’t attend all the events listed on the calendar, I usually make it to one or two events each week. I’d love to meet you! If you see me, stop by and say hi!App Demo EventDate: August 10, 2015, 6:00pm to 8:00pmLocation: TechTown Detroit in Detroit, Michigan (map to TechTown Detroit)Cost: Free, pre-registration requiredJoin the Mobile Monday Detroit group for an application demo night where local developers will showcase their app, discuss what it does, why it was developed, and how its working. Limited to six presentations, developers are encouraged to submit their application to showcase their application.Content Strategy Happy HourDate: August 13, 2015, 5:45pmLocation: The Emory in Ferndale, Michigan (map to The Emory)Cost: Free, pre-registration Get together with your fellow Content Strategy—Metro Detroit members to catch up, share news, network, and enjoy refreshments. Detroit Wood Type Co WorkshopDate: August 15, 2015, 10:00am to 3:00pmLocation: Detroit Woodtype Co in Detroit, Michigan (map to Detroit Woodtype Co)Cost: $105 (must be an AIGA Detroit member), pre-registration requiredDetroit’s AIGA chapter is hosting a half-day workshop where you can explore hand-setting wood & lead type for letterpress and foil stamping on notebooks, posters and postcards.Space is limited, register early!D​r. Startup: Or How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the BizDate: August 19, 2015, 6:30pmLocation: Student Center, Wayne State University in Detroit, Michigan (map to the Student Center)Cost: $5.00, pre-registration required Our Refresh Detroit is proud to host the people behind LivWel, the grand prize winner of the 2014-15 Innovation in Action: Solutions to Public Health Challenges competition. Meet Maria Gosur, Ryan Gourley, and Ryan Sanii, who are building an accessible easy-to-use system to help you quickly find the health services you need. They’ll discuss their hard­-earned lessons in building their startup and navigating the entrepreneurial world.Share EventsIt’s impossible to include every event happening in our area. Do you know of any metro Detroit events not on the list? Share them in the comments. Share this:Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window)Like this:Like Loading…Relatedlast_img

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