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CanUX 2017 tickets to go on sale this Saturday, April 1st

March 29, 2017

The organizers of CanUX, Canada’s largest annual UX conference, have announced that 100 early bird tickets for the 2017 conference will go on sale on Saturday, April 1, 2017.

From the organizers:

The early bird tickets for CanUX 2017 will go on sale this Saturday

This is not a joke folks. 100 early bird tickets to Canada’s premier UX event taking place on November 3-5, 2017 will be made available this Saturday, April 1st. Because of high demand, these tickets usually sell in a matter of hours, so check our tickets page early and often on Saturday if you want to purchase tickets at the lowest price.

Two of our keynotes have already been revealed

We’ve already begun revealing the CanUX lineup for 2017, and we’re thrilled to announce that the closing keynote for this year’s edition will be Mule Design founder and design director Mike Monteiro. Mike is an iconic speaker on the international design conference circuit and will close out the ceremonies on Sunday, November 5th. Our second keynote in 2017 is robot wizard and renowned interaction design pioneer Dan Saffer. Mike and Dan will fly in from San Francisco, and because both of them have written multiple books about design, we will give away a few copies of their latest musings during CanUX.

The 2017 lineup is shaping up

While most of our lineup is not yet public, we’ve already announced a few other speakers for our 2017 edition. We’re thrilled to have Los Angeles-based USC professor and author of the best selling O’Reilly book ‘UX Strategy’ Jaime Levy on the CanUX stage this year. She will talk about UX strategy in the context of a case study about the work she’s done with USC students at famed transportation startup Hyperloop. She will be joined by BBC Director of User Experience Dan Ramsden, who will make the trek to CanUX all the way from the UK, and Information Architecture Institute president Dan Klyn, who has just delivered the closing keynote at the 2017 IA Summit in Vancouver this past week. Renowned Boston-based researcher Meena Kothandaraman will return this year (she will also deliver the closing keynote at the UXPA International conference this year in Toronto in June) and she will be joined by her Twig+Fish colleague Zarla Ludin. Toronto-based service designer extraordinaire Linn Vizard will also make her debut at CanUX in 2017, alongside many other amazing speakers who will be made public over the next little while. Please check our program page and stay tuned to our twitter account @canuxconf for more announcements in the next few months.

The CanUX workshops are back in 2017

Due to the excellent feedback we’ve received for our workshops last year, we’re delighted to announce that we’re preparing a few more for 2017. This year we’ll have a few half day workshops and we’ll pilot a full-day workshop as well on Friday, Nov 3rd. Please stay tuned to our program page over the next couple of weeks to check out these hands-on opportunities to learn from some amazing experts in our field.

Meet our first batch of 2017 sponsors

We’re absolutely delighted to announce our first Gold sponsor for 2017, Synacor, a trusted technology development, multiplatform services and revenue partner for video, internet and communications providers, device manufacturers and enterprises. We’re also thrilled to announce that Sketch is back as a Silver sponsor this year, which means a couple of our audience members will go home proud owners of Sketch application licenses. If you would like to join our amazing sponsorship ranks, check out our 2017 sponsorship brochure or contact us via email at info AT canux DOT io.

Stay tuned for more announcement about 2017 edition

Starting now and going forward until November, we’ll send out monthly updates about the speaker lineup, the workshop schedule, our upcoming call for speakers and details about some of the surprises we’re preparing for our 8th edition. We hope to see you all this year for a special CanUX 2017 during Canada’s sesquicentennial celebrations 🙂

Team CanUX


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