UX Folks #1


January 13, 2018
9:30 am - 6:00 pm


Open To Public

UX Folks is a group of UX designers from different companies who wants to be a reason to connect UXers to learn from each other and have fun. UX Folks curate their events with the units already defined, by analyzing audience needs and sparks from the local scene. UX Folks team includes designers from Fjord, ThoughtWorks, IBM, Insider, Invest In Turkey, YapiKredi and Turkcell who has organised impactful events such as OpenIDEO Istanbul Chapter, TED Talks, PechaKucha Nights, Maker Faires, SDN Global Jams before. They put their experience by thinking beyond “Design Thinking” to build customized open events with glocal inspirations.


09:30 – Kayıt

10:00 – Açılış

10:15 – Intersections (Sunum)
Bruno Paulsen -Senior XD Designer – The Boston Consulting Group (BCG)

10:45 – UX Path (Forum)
Aslı Özger – Digital Banking CX Manager – Akbank
Gizem Öncü – UX Designer – Insider
Akif Yaldır – Product Consultant – Freelance

11:30 – Method Challenge (Workshop)
Nur Fındık Önal – UX Designer – Arçelik

13:30 – Live Tutorial (Workshop)
Gulbahar Coskun – Project Manager – Orcus Corporation Limited

14:15 – UX Up! (Sunum)
Işıl Özkan – Founder & Head of UX – OKTOPeople

14:40 – Point of View (Sunum)
Ufuk Aydın – Product Design Manager – Hurriyet.com.tr

15:30 – To-Be Journey (Sunum)
Sultan Kaygın Sel – UX Team Lead – Vestel

16:30 – Cultural Transformation (Açık Oturum)
Ceylan Uşaki Erali – Experience & Social Designer – ATÖLYE

18:00 –  Networking Not Working (Kapanış Partisi)


*The event will be in Turkish (except Bruno Paulsen’s speech)