PSRF Event Calendar

    • 26 Feb 2020
    • 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
    • UWBG Center for Urban Horticulture, 3501 NE 41st Street, Seattle WA 98105

    Our 2020 Career Fair will be held on Wednesday, February 26 2020 at the UWBG Center for Urban Horticulture. This drop in event is scheduled for 6-9 pm.  

    The event is free to attend for both employers and employees. If you are an employer interested in setting up a table at this event, please contact Bobbie Bailey, our Special Events Chair, and she can add you to the list.

    Here is the list of employers that committed to be at the fair this year:

    This has been a very well attended event, the last three years.  We had a variety of established local companies and many talented job seekers. While at the event, PSRF Board members are available to help mentor those looking for work in the research industry.  We hear great things about this event from both employers and job hunters.  

    We hope to see you there! 

    • 27 Feb 2020
    • 11:30 AM - 1:30 PM
    • Lake Union Cafe, 3119 Eastlake Ave E, Seattle, WA 98102
    • 78
    Accessibility and Research: A Panel Discussion

    Join us as we learn from those on the front lines of research usability and accessibility. From font size to font color, from unseen text to the icons you use, learn tips on how to make your next research project more inclusive and accessible to all. 

    Our Panelists

    Kirstin Hamlyn, Microsoft

    Kirsten is a market research professional with a passion for understanding the consumer and delivering actionable insights.

    Her specialties include Customer Insights, Marketing Research, Business Strategy, Data Analysis, GIS (Geographic Information Systems), and Database Management.

    Kirsten earned her MBA from Wisconsin University and her BA from the University of Washington. 

    Margaret DeGraw, User Research International

    Margaret is a User Experience Researcher with a background in psychology and customer success.

    With an MS degree from the Human Centered Design and Engineering program at the University of Washington, Margaret combines her passion for people with an equal passion for research.

    Adept at traditional and non-traditional UX research studies, she has focused on accessibility research with blind and low-vision users. 

    Joe Welinske, BlinkUX

    For close to thirty years, Joe has been providing education, training, contracting, and consulting services in digital communications

    Every year Joe manages Seattle's annual conference for user experience professionals called ConveyUX conference. This event - produced by Blink UX - attracts UX professionals from around the world. Other events Joe produces include conferences for technical communication and software user assistance.

    In 1984 Joe collaborated with Scott Boggan and David Farkas to author two editions of the popular and pioneering book Developing Online Help for Windows. He recently published Developing User Assistance for Mobile Apps. He is currently working on a new book - A Practical Approach to Accessible Design.

    Joe is regularly involved as an instructor at the University of Washington in several departments, including the iSchool and teaches classes for UC Silicon Valley Extension and Bellevue College.

    Joe received a B.S. in Industrial Engineering from the University of Illinois in 1981, and a M.S. in Adult Instructional Management from Loyola University in 1987. Joe served for three years as President of the STC Puget Sound Chapter and one year as Membership Director for UxPA Puget Sound. He is one of the co-organizers of the Seattle Accessibility and Inclusive Design Meetup.

    Thank you to our luncheon sponsor --Sponsors make it happen!

    Lunch will be served, including a salad, entree, sides and dessert. You may indicate your entree choice in the registration form. Click here for the menu options

Past events

23 Jan 2020 Market Research 2.0: Becoming more proactive and strategic
04 Dec 2019 Jingle & Mingle Holiday Party
21 Nov 2019 Making the Most of Online Communities
17 Oct 2019 What's "Old" is New Again: Why Traditional Brand-Building Practices are More Relevant Than Ever
19 Sep 2019 There's Gold in Social Data (If You Know How To Find It!)
21 Jun 2019 The Future of Insights is Human
06 Jun 2019 Spring Social
16 May 2019 Keeping Your Customer Personas Fresh
25 Apr 2019 Advertising and Amazon: How brands are maximizing their return on Amazon
11 Apr 2019 2019 PSRF Career Fair
28 Feb 2019 Pricing Models and Research
17 Jan 2019 Cannabis Goes Mainstream
10 Dec 2018 PNSMA - SPARKS 2018 Conference
06 Dec 2018 Mix and Mingle Holiday Party
07 Nov 2018 The Use of Virtual Reality in Research
20 Sep 2018 Defining the "West Coast Vibe" with Research
21 Jun 2018 Strategy, Moderation and Facilitation
07 Jun 2018 PSRF Summer Social
01 Jun 2018 Northwest Insights Summit
17 May 2018 Tillamook’s Consumer-led Journey in Shredded Cheese
09 May 2018 AMA MarketMix 2018 Conference
19 Apr 2018 The Voice of the Millennial: Corporate Researcher Style
15 Mar 2018 Mentoring and the Power of Relationships
01 Mar 2018 2018 PSRF Career Fair
27 Feb 2018 ConveyUX Annual Conference
15 Feb 2018 Ethnography
18 Jan 2018 Millennials at Work
11 Dec 2017 PNSMA - SPARKS Conference
30 Nov 2017 Mix & Mingle Holiday Party
16 Nov 2017 Panel: Presenting Insights That Matter
14 Nov 2017 AAF Art Bash
20 Oct 2017 QRCA Mini-Conference - AI and Research
19 Oct 2017 10 Top Mistakes and How to Avoid Them
27 Sep 2017 Accelerate Your New Business Growth Part 2
27 Sep 2017 Accelerate Your New Business Growth Part 1
22 Sep 2017 Co-creating with QRCA
14 Sep 2017 New Product Development: The Role of Research and Insights
15 Jun 2017 Memory's Murky Mysteries
18 May 2017 PSRF Hits the Ballpark! Mariners vs White Sox
06 Apr 2017 Achieving Escape Velocity: Making the Competition Irrelevant
16 Mar 2017 Storytelling and the Power of Data
09 Feb 2017 PSRF Career Fair
19 Jan 2017 Managing an Idea with Zillow: Increase the Value of Consumer Research
01 Dec 2016 Annual PSRF & NW MRA Holiday Party
17 Nov 2016 Past, Present, and Future of Virtual Reality
20 Oct 2016 Using Customer Feedback to Build Loyalty & Drive Long-term Revenue Growth
21 Sep 2016 Get Social with the Puget Sound American Marketing Association
15 Sep 2016 Measuring Marketing ROI with T-Mobile & Marketing Evolution
27 Jun 2016 Cannabis, Camaraderie, and Celebration – PSRF’s 40th Anniversary Event
19 Nov 2015 Luncheon: "What’s So Funny ‘Bout Marketing Research?"
16 Nov 2015 UW Info Session: Master of Science in HCDE
26 Oct 2015 Board Meeting

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