NEW TALK: Creativity through Improv (DesignOps Summit in NYC)

Talks
Ideaplatz is proud to announce the debut of our 2nd new talk in 2018: Collaborative Creativity with Improv. This highly energetic, interactive, entertaining session is a great choice to re-energize a crowd after a long day of mind-bending sessions. Session brief: "Improvisational theater performers create an environment where creativity is maximized within an environment of listening and nonjudgemental collaboration. Take a peek behind the curtain as two professional improvisors (and technologists!) demonstrate some of the key principles they apply not just onstage, but their day jobs at software companies as well. All this while laughing your way through the end of the day!" Join us in New York City at the DesignOps Summit on November 7 at 4:20 PM to get a glimpse at some of the improv principles that…
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VUI Workshop in Budapest on Oct 31!

Talks, Workshops
Join us for our full-day voice workshop in Budapest on October 31 Amuse UX has booked us for a rare full-day version of our world-renowned voice design workshop, Giving Voice to your Voice Designs. Our curriculum has been updated in 2018 for even more interactivity, and received rave reviews at UX London 2018 and UX Week 2018 in its half-day form. This full day format allows plenty of time for hands-on exploration of your voice skill, feature, or idea - and some concepts not discussed in the half day version of the class. This will be the last public presentation of the workshop in Europe this year! Get your tickets now - only $330 for the day. Tickets available on the Amuse UX site. Cheryl speaks at the main Amuse…
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New talk video available: UX London 2018

Talks
Cheryl's 45-minute version of "The Future of Voice" as presented at UX London 2018 is now available on Vimeo! The content has been significantly updated since its last presentation at Microsoft Research, incorporating feedback from attendees at previous presentations and adapting to include late-breaking developments like Duplex and Xiaoice. Thanks to the folks at Clearleft for the wonderful opportunity, and to everyone who shared their perspectives after the talk! Reach out to Cheryl if you're interested in bringing her take on the future of voice interaction to your company or conference. Check out the video: The Future of Voice: Cheryl Platz, UX London 2018 from Clearleft on Vimeo.
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DEVit 360: New talk on June 11

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Fresh off a successful talk and workshop at UX London, Cheryl returns to Europe next week to speak at DEVit 360 in Thessaloniki. While many of our talks and workshops have been targeted at designers thus far, Cheryl will be debuting a new talk with a broader target audience. DEVit 360 // Monday, June 11 Opti-pessimism - Design for the best case, build for the worst How can we design for the promise of the future AND build for the reality of today, all while in an Agile environment? Cheryl Platz turns her experience designing for products like Azure and Alexa into survival strategies for products at the cutting edge. From information architecture and accessibility to emerging tech like AI and conversational UI - we'll take a whirlwind tour to…
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Two new talk videos available: Interaction 18 and Microsoft Research

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It's been an eventful few months for Ideaplatz founder Cheryl Platz. In February, she had the honor of following Alan Cooper on the Interaction 18 main stage in Lyon, France. Check out the video on Vimeo. And in March this year, Microsoft Research published the video debut of the full-length "Future of Voice" talk she delivered as an invited speaker in December. The video also includes post-talk discussion with attendees including Bill Buxton. Check out the video on the Microsoft Research site. Cheryl also had the pleasure of presenting her "Giving Voice to your Voice Designs" workshop at the Office Design Group's internal AI day in April 2018. Next up: UX London ("Future of Voice" and "Giving Voice to your Voice Designs") and DevIT 360 (debuting a brand new talk!)
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Don’t miss Cheryl at Interaction Week 18

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On February 6, 2018, Cheryl is honored to return to the IxDA's renowned Interaction conference. This year, she brings her product design talk "From Blank Page to World Stage" to the main stage at Interaction Week '18 in Lyon, France. The 35-minute version of this talk (that debuted at Design Matters in 2017) will be presented at 10:25am, immediately following the keynote by design legend Alan Cooper. "From Blank Page to World Stage" on the Interaction 18 website
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The Future of Voice (talk): Now Available

Talks
Cheryl Platz, founder of design education company Ideaplatz, had the honor of debuting her brand new VUI vision talk, "The Future of Voice", at Webdagene 2017 this October in Oslo. If you couldn't join us live, the 18-minute version of the talk is available below. Based on the warm reception the talk received in Oslo, Cheryl was invited to present a new extended version of the talk for the Microsoft Research community in December. Both the short (18-20 minutes) and keynote length (30-45 minutes) talks are available for further booking - reach out to us at info@ideaplatz.com for a quote! The voice of the future (en) – med Cheryl Platz (Webdagene 2017) from Netlife on Vimeo. Great talk by @muppetaphrodite on voice UI & the importance of #standardization 👏 #webdagene…
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Keynote at Design Matters

Keynote at Design Matters

Talks
Cheryl is thrilled to be bringing the premiere of her new keynote, From Blank Page to World Stage, to the Design Matters conference in Copenhagen on Wednesday, September 27. Cheryl will be featured alongside an fantastic lineup including designers from Spotify, Uber, Instagram, IBM, IDEO... and more! Conference tickets are available for $900 (805 Euro) at the official site. Intrigued, but can't get to Copenhagen? Contact us about booking this keynote for your own design conference at info@ideaplatz.com"
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