Recap: October 2017 Lightning Talks

Peter Guenther demonstrates augmented reality business card app

Peter Guenther presenting Augmented Reality with Vuforia

Thanks to everyone who came out for our Lightning Talks meetup on October 19, 2023 at Grand Circus.

Great conversations, tips, demos, and networking. And thanks to co-organizer Nick DeNardis for bringing the pizza and salad!

Shawn Sieg, Nick DeNardis, and Andrea Pellerito seated at table, waiting for talks to begin

Some of our Lightning Talk attendees

Our speakers gave amazing talks, which had attendees:

  • Quickly noting books to add to our wish list
  • Considering how to set up usability tests on the refrigerator
  • Thinking how color contrast affects everyone
  • In awe of transforming a business card into something that came to life in front of us

Shoutout to our speakers for their talks and for posting their slides so quickly!

  • Getting Out of Your Own Way by Melanie Myers (slides on Prezi)
  • Transforming the University of Michigan Usability Testing Strategy by Mike Wojan (slides on Google Drive)
  • Accessible Content by Deborah Edwards-Onoro (slides on Slideshare)
  • Augmented Reality with Vuforia by Peter Guenther (slides on Google Drive)

Social Conversation

Here’s some of the social conversation about the meetup: