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Open House, Wednesday 12 June, 2013
Jun 2013

Open House, Wednesday 12 June, 2013

Yu Centrik 10th anniversary

10 years of User Experience:
Open house Wednesday June 12, 2013

Over the course of the last 10 years, Yu Centrik has become one of the most important firms in Canada dedicated to user experience. To celebrate this anniversary, we opened our doors Wednesday June 12, 2013 from 8:30 am and all day.

A few pics of the event

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Free activities throughout the day

Collaborative design, demonstrations, presentations and other activities related to user experience (UX) were offered in a fun and festive setting.

8:30 to 9:30 Convergence du UX et du design de produits (Français) Yu Centrik Team
15 min. presentations, followed by 15 min. of discussions
10:00 Introduction to Service Design (English) Joëlle Stemp
10:30 Le pourquoi, quoi et comment de l’expérience utilisateur (Français) Daniel Engelberg
11:00 Experience Mapping – Travel Experience (English) Dave Lewis
11:30 Design et prototypage mobile (Français) Marcio Leibovitch
12:00 Break 
13:00 L’expérience utilisateur en santé (Français) Pierre-Alexandre Lapointe


Technologies persuasives Karine Grandé et Louis-Thomas Plamondon
14:30 Introduction au design de services (Français) Joëlle Stemp
15:00 Pause
15:30 Agile UX – Banking Case Study (English) Marcio Leibovitch
16:00 Design thinking et design de produit (Français) Ignacio Calvo et Louis-Thomas Plamondon
16:30 L’importance de la recherche utilisateur dans le design et l’innovation (Français) Karine Grandé
17:00 Happy hour
Short presentations 4 mn (TBD), canapés and drinks


Bring your own design challenge!

We invited you to submit in advance a UX challenge related to one of your products or services. Based on the selected topics, we created participative workshops where everyone could contribute and identify creative solutions. A unique and enjoyable opportunity to familiarize yourself with UX methods!

5 à 7 – Happy hour

To thank our clients, partners and friends for these 10 years of valued collaboration, the day ended with a well-deserved happy hour (5 à 7). THANKS to all, this was a great day and evening!


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