Ari Agency 6th Annual UX Mixer: Re-Cap

Our 6th Annual UX Mixer brought the UX/Experience Design community together on November 21, 2018, at our WeWork office in Toronto for an intimate and interactive conversation, exploring the theme “Biased by Design.”

100+ UXers came out to hear six industry leaders share their stories, insights, and experiences in a “mash-up” debate of all things experience and product design.

Moderator Andrew Chak (Head of Design for Wattpad) led a no-holds-barred debate on the most difficult issues facing User Experience Design:

  • How UX research can be misused
  • What digital transformation really is and isn’t
  • What inclusivity means and looks like in our UX practices
  • The growing pains of growing designers and design influence

Watch one-on-one interviews with the panel:

ICYMI: Read this oral history of what our panellists had to say at our past Mixers x 5!

Thanks again to our panelists for sharing their generous insights. 

And, we’re so thrilled to announce a significant portion of ticket sales went to the Ari Agency Sheridan IxD Award that provides financial support to a student of the Sheridan IXDA program.

It was a great night that brought the UX and Experience Design community together to share knowledge and best practices and make some new connections along the way.

See you next year!

Special Thanks to our Sponsor:

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