2015 Schedule
Interactive: March 13–17  •  Film: March 13–21  •  Music: March 17–22

Don't Press That! Preventing the Next Black Hole

Monday, March 16
5:00PM - 6:00PM

JW Marriott
Salon C
110 E 2nd St


LabVIEW is a graphical programming platform that enables engineers and scientists at CERN, SpaceX, Lawrence Livermore National Labs and NASA. These individuals put scientific creativity first. How do we enable “non-designers” to make UIs that are just usable enough to not blow up the world or create the next black hole. Come find out how UX designers are empowering non-designers to create usable solutions to real-world problems.


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Darin Gillis

UX Lead

National Instruments

Darin Gillis is a User Experience Lead at National Instruments. Coming from an engineering background primarily, he has grown into the User Experience role as the company has matured. Previously he...

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Jenica Welch

Sr Interaction Designer

National Instruments

Jenica Welch is an Interaction Design Group Manager at National Instruments specializing in virtual instrumentation software design for both mobile and desktop experiences. Prior to joining Nationa...

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