With so much happening in the MEX community, I thought it was time to introduce an occasional edition of the MEX Newsletter to keep you up-to-date on a curated list of news, project openings and events. Enjoy and don’t hesitate to drop me a line if you want any more info.
MEX is soon
The next MEX is on 19th – 20th September 2012 in London and explores 6 Pathways to the mobile UX horizon. Join 100 participants, speakers and facilitators for 2 days defining best practice and creating new ideas for mobile user experience.
Early birds save £500 before 24th August
Buy your ticket by Friday, 24th August 2012 to guarantee your place (MEX sells out in advance) and save £500 on the standard rate.
Apply by 16th August for MEX Scholarships
ICTKTN is supporting some fully funded MEX Scholarship places to enable participation from individuals and early stage start-ups who wouldn’t otherwise be able to attend. Apply by 16th August.
Speaking opportunities on Concurrency, Clarity, Speed
Wanted: avatar design and child-friendly UI
A MEX community member working in the area of mobile wellness applications for children is looking for digital design help to create some avatar characters and someone with insight into child-friendly UIs. Get in touch with me if you’d like an introduction.
Wanted: UI design pitch
A former MEX Awards entrant is looking for freelance pitches to re-design the UI of a tablet application for news aggregation. Get in touch with me if you’d like an introduction.
Wanted: enterprise data visualisation
A MEX community member working on cutting edge data visualisation for enterprise customers is looking to meet individuals with ideas for the future of this area. Get in touch with me if you’d like an introduction.
Event: haptics & audio interaction design
Charlotte Magnusson, a speaker at the next MEX, is organising a workshop on haptics and audio interaction design in Lund, Sweden on 23rd – 24th August.
Event: Designing a people-centred future
One of our previous MEX sponsors, CIKTN, is organising a workshop on ‘Designing a people-centred future’, to be held on 11th – 12th September during Helsinki Design Week. In collaboration with Aalto University and UK Science and Innovation Network.
Event: PIN & Co-innovate @ Brunel
Brunel University, a long-standing MEX partner, is hosting two events in September. On 13th September, there is PIN, focused on design profession and education futures between the UK and China, with participation from several Chinese universities. On 18th September there is Co-Innovate, an interactive discussion about how industry can partner with Brunel design researchers.