Modern User Interfaces: Screens and Beyond

Location: Soho Complex, 7th fl.

Day of week: Wednesday

Interaction technologies are proliferating and diversifying rapidly (even more quickly than experts have predicted). We are entering a world where the new normal is using modern user interfaces leads us to a multimodal interaction.  This can vary between combinations of voice, visual, facial recognition, AR/VR, IOT and all utilizing our mobile devices at the same time. This track will concentrate on going deep the digital-physical convergence over the next few years.

Track Host:
Cassandra Shum
Mobile Developer for web, IOS and Android @ThoughtWorks

Cassie Shum is a principal consultant who was the North American Lead for Mobile Technologies for the past year and a half. For 8+ years at ThoughtWorks, she has primarily been leading and developing in a variety of mobile projects alongside a wide range of other technologies and architectures including event driven systems and microservices. Cassie now leads up a large enterprise retail client and is based in New York. She has also been involved in growing not only organizations in the delivery practices and organizational structure, but also the new generation of technologists. She is also one of the leaders in the initiative to organize the women’s group in ThoughtWorks and is also involved in promoting more female speakers in technology.

10:35am - 11:25am

by Natalia Bartol
Director, Mobile Engineering at Hudson's Bay Company

by Kyla Robinson
Director, Product Mobile Apps at Hudson's Bay Company

Personalized content and product recommendations powered by machine learning algorithms are now the bread and butter of shopping apps. As our customers exponentially shift to digital every year, we continuously seek ways to differentiate ourselves in helping customers find the products they love.

One way to do this is through high-touch services and leveraging our highest converting assets—our Sales Associates. This session will focus on crafting the experience...

11:50am - 12:40pm

by Xianning Liu
Mobile SME, Full Stack Developer & Lead Consultant @ThoughtWorks

As developers, we built apps for Windows Desktop from 1980's, Then we built for browser from 2000's, then we built mobile apps for iOS & Android from 2008, Now we are building skillsets for Amazon Alexa and Google Home, building chatbot for Facebook Messenger etc. Everything changes so fast, We are always learning new things, reset our minding to follow up. However the core value as a technologist never change: To build systems which can help users connect with the services they want...

1:40pm - 2:30pm

by Adam Berenzweig
Director of R&D @CTRLlabsCo

Presentation details to follow soon

4:10pm - 5:00pm

Each talk at QCon is hand-picked by our track hosts. We are currently discussing potential speakers for this track.

5:25pm - 6:15pm

Each talk at QCon is hand-picked by our track hosts. We are currently discussing potential speakers for this track.