Adaptive Path's MX Conference - Early Reg Ends Sunday

29 Jan 2008 - 1:10pm
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Peter Merholz


Early bird pricing for MX: Managing Experience Through Creative
Leadership ends on Sunday. It takes place April 20-22 at the Mark

I invite you to join us in San Francisco for this year’s conference,
where we’ll explore the many challenges managers face and discuss what
it takes to get great experiences out into the world. We’ll cover
topics like:

[+] Overcoming organizational inertia
[+] Managing toward a vision
[+] The secrets of innovation, and how to apply them to your work
[+] Building a creative team
[+] Bringing emotional resonance to the experiences you deliver
[+] Embedding design practices throughout your company

MX brings together the people that excite us here at Adaptive Path.
We’ve invited a fantastic group who will inspire, teach and give us
tools to take back to our daily lives. We’re putting the final touches
on the speaker list and schedule, but so far the line up includes:

Day One
[+] Keynote: Chip Heath, co-author of "Made to Stick: Why Some Ideas
Survive and Others Die" and Professor of Organizational Behavior,
Stanford University
[+] Cordell Ratzlaff, Cisco’s new Director of User Experience
[+] Secil Watson, Senior Vice President Internet Channel Strategy,
Wells Fargo
[+] Peter Coughlan, lead of IDEO’s Transformation Practice

Day Two
[+] Keynote: Chip Conley, Founder and CEO, Joie de Vivre Hospitality
operating California’s largest chain of boutique hotel experiences
[+] Stephen Anderson, Artist and Illustrator who has been an official
Star Wars artist
[+] Rachel Hinman, Design Strategist and mobile experience expert,
Adaptive Path
[+] Ryan Armbruster, Chief Experience Officer for a radiation oncology
[+] Ryan Freitas, Experience Design Director, Adaptive Path
[+] Matt Jones, Founder, Dopplr
[+] Scott Hirsch, Founder, Management Innovation Group
Our speakers will talk about crucial ideas and themes in design. No
hidden agendas or sales pitches, just honest discussion about the
things that concern user experience VP’s, Directors and Managers.

$1295 until February 3
$1595 regular price

Use code IXDA for an additional 15% off the registration price.

-----Pre-Conference Workshop added-----

For those of you wanting to roll up your sleeves, this year’s
conference kicks off with a half-day, pre-conference workshop --
"Process Reboot" led by our very own Kim Lenox. This activity-rich
workshop provides you with the tools and experience to adapt your
design processes to create innovative results.

April 20 – pre-conference workshop
$395 until February 3
$495 regular price
Lunch included

Last year’s MX sold out, so secure your space early!

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