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Industrial Program

INTERACT 2015 offers interesting insights into the industry with its Industrial Program. This foremost includes a keynote by Kevin Dame, a panel of UX researchers at leading company's and several Organsiational Overviews.

Industry Keynote

Kevin Dame

Kevin Dame

17 September 2015 | 9:30 - 10:30 | Room: K6/7

Visioning and Culture Change at YouTube

In this talk, Kevin will give audience members a unique, behind-the-scenes glimpse into organizational change within Google. He’ll talk about how he founded and grew the Visioning Team at YouTube and helped transform YouTube’s culture around product innovation, collaboration, and strategic thinking. Touching on the conference themes of Connection, Tradition and Innovation, Kevin’s story focuses on the challenges of innovating in a strong culture with many traditions and well-established norms, and how he helped connect YouTubers to their users but creating stronger connections between YouTubers.


Kevin has over 20 years of design strategy and innovation experience. He’s led strategic vision setting programs for a wide range of Fortune 500 companies and has launched many successful new products in his career. Leveraging his diverse background as an engineer, marketer, and IDEO designer, Kevin founded and leads the Visioning Team at YouTube which helps product teams identify opportunities and craft a clear vision for their product.

Industry Panel

17 September 2015 | 11:00 - 12:30 | Room: K6/7

What’s it Really Like Working in Industry? A Day in the Life of Industry Researchers

Melanie Fitzgerald (Google, USA)
David Dearman (Twitter, USA)
Kori Inkpen (Microsoft Research, USA)
Chuan She (Facebook, USA)
Hartmut Obendorf (Xing, Germany)

Organsiational Overviews

16 September 2015 | 16:00 - 17:30 | Room: K8

Usability Testing Practise in MIMOS Usability Lab

Norfarhana Abdollah (MIMOS Berhad, Malaysia)
Ashok Sivaji (MIMOS Berhad, Malaysia)
Masitah Ghazali (MIMOS Berhad, Malaysia; Universiti Teknologi Malaysia)

Contextual Interaction Design Research: Enabling HCI

Martin Murer (ICT&S Center, University of Salzburg, Austria)
Alexander Meschtscherjakov (ICT&S Center, University of Salzburg, Austria)
Verena Fuchsberger (ICT&S Center, University of Salzburg, Austria)
Manuel Giuliani (ICT&S Center, University of Salzburg, Austria)
Katja Neureiter (ICT&S Center, University of Salzburg, Austria)
Christiane Moser (ICT&S Center, University of Salzburg, Austria)
Ilhan Aslan (ICT&S Center, University of Salzburg, Austria)
Manfred Tscheligi (ICT&S Center, University of Salzburg, Austria)

Organisational Overview: Institute for Design and Assessment of Technology, Vienna University of Technology (TU Wien)

(Session: OO)

Geraldine Fitzpatrick (Vienna University of Technology, Austria)
Hilda Tellioglu (Vienna University of Technology, Austria)
Wolfgang Zagler (Vienna University of Technology, Austria)
Margit Pohl (Vienna University of Technology, Austria)
Florian Güldenpfennig (Vienna University of Technology, Austria)
Oliver Hödl (Vienna University of Technology, Austria)
Roman Ganhör (Vienna University of Technology, Austria)
Peter Mayer (Vienna University of Technology, Austria)
Christopher Frauenberger (Vienna University of Technology, Austria)

Technology Experience Research: A Framework for Experience Oriented Technology Development

Manfred Tscheligi (Austrian Institute of Technology, Austria)
Sebastian Egger (Austrian Institute of Technology, Austria)
Peter Fröhlich (Austrian Institute of Technology, Austria)
Cristina Olaverri-Monreal (Austrian Institute of Technology, Austria)
Georg Regal (Austrian Institute of Technology, Austria)