PSRF Event Calendar

    • 15 Feb 2018
    • 11:30 AM - 1:30 PM
    • Lake Union Cafe, 3119 Eastlake Ave E, Seattle, WA 98102
    Register


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    Ethnography

    Co-Presenter: Norman Stolzoff
    Ethnographic Insight

    Dr. Norman Stolzoff is an expert in the study of culture and consumer behavior with over 15 years of ethnographic research experience. He received a B.A. in anthropology from Stanford University, and a Ph.D. from University of California at Davis in Cultural Anthropology.

    Prior to forming Ethnographic Insight, he taught anthropological theory and methods at San FranciscoState University and Bowdoin College. He is the author of the critically acclaimed book Wake the Town and Tell the People: Dancehall Culture in Jamaica. He is a frequent speaker at conferences, universities, bookstores, and on the radio.

    Pursuing his interest in the commercial application of anthropology and ethnography to the technology sector, he became a Senior Research Fellow at the Center for Research on Information Technology and Organizations (CRITO) at the University of California, Irvine. At CRITO, he conducted in-depth ethnographic research that examined the adoption, use, and impact of personal computers on households in the U.S, Sweden, and India. (Read Article).

    After leaving CRITO, Stolzoff became the Director of Qualitative Research at King, Brown and Partners, a market research firm in the Bay Area where he honed his research skills in technology. He founded Ethnographic Insight in 2001 in response to the tremendous opportunity in the marketplace for ethnographic research.

    Dr. Norman Stolzoff has a successful track record in leveraging strategic research for transformative consumer experiences. He has deep expertise in understanding people in the context of everyday life, synthesizing insights, and translating opportunities to stakeholders to ignite passion and activate the innovation roadmap.

    Co-Presenter: Maria Amenta, Corporate Vice President - Research, New York Life Insurance Company


    February- 2/15/18

    Salad

    Chef’s Choice

    Entrée selections:

    1) Meat: Beef Tenderloin – fig & gorgonzola

    2) Fish: Parmesan Crusted Tilapia

    3) Vegetarian: Eggplant Cannelloni

    Sides

    Pasta – olive oil & garlic

    Seasonal Vegetables

    Dessert

    Pastry Chef’s Choice


    • 27 Feb 2018
    • 01 Mar 2018
    • Seattle, WA

    Great Reasons to Attend the Annual Seattle UX Conference - ConveyUX

    There are a lot of great reasons to be part of the Annual ConveyUX Conference in Seattle. Here is a quick list to help you make your decision to attend.

    • Education – Over thirty UX practitioners will be presenting 40+ educational sessions over the three days of the conference.
    • Networking – Throughout, we have a lot of networking activities so you can meet and enjoy the company of your peers. Making connections with other UXers is a great way to keep up on all the exciting things going on in our field.
    • Free Workshops – Eight exciting topics will be presented in our workshop day.
    • Videos – Attendees receive exclusive, private access to all the conference videos for four months after the conference.
    • Project Work – The Project Showcase is a unique opportunity to hear about the details of actual projects from the people who designed and implemented them.
    • Seattle – ConveyUX is a home-grown Seattle event, produced by Blink UX. This is the one event that UX professionals can count on to bring a yearly stream of great content to the Puget Sound area.

    Plus,

    • A number of organizations are offering their support as sponsors and exhibitors. You can find out about the latest products and services and have a chance at a number of raffle prizes.
    • The conference rate at the Motif Seattle Hotel is just $186 for attendees.
    • Seattle is a hotbed of design and development, making it a great place to make contacts in the UX field.
    • Seattle is a fun and interesting city to explore, with great restaurants, sights, and neighborhoods.
    • There is no charge to change your registration to another individual if you can’t attend.
    • Attendees receive a super discount during registration for the following year.



    • 01 Mar 2018
    • 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
    • UWBG Center for Urban Horticulture, 3501 NE 41st Street, Seattle WA 98105

    PSRF Career Fair 

    The Puget Sound Research Forum is pleased to host our second Career Fair providing networking opportunities for both companies and job seekers.

    This event is designed to connect job seekers and experienced market research and UX research professionals.

    In addition to job seekers and potential employers, we would like to make a special invitation to those currently working in the market research and UX research industry. We are hoping you would be interested in networking and potentially mentoring those new to our industry. Also please feel free to take this opportunity to speak with employers to learn about openings and pass on these opportunities to others you know who are looking for work.

    Last year attendees included:


    • 15 Mar 2018
    • 11:30 AM - 1:30 PM

    March – 3/15/18

    Salad

    Chef’s Choice

    Entrée selections:

    1) Teriyaki Chicken Breast

    2) Sticky Garlic Prawn Skewer

    3) (V) Vegetable Stir Fry

    Sides

    Jasmin Rice

    Seasonal Vegetables

    Dessert

    Pastry Chef’s Choice


    • 19 Apr 2018
    • 11:30 AM - 1:30 PM


    • 17 May 2018
    • 11:30 AM - 1:30 PM


    • 21 Jun 2018
    • 11:30 AM - 1:30 PM
    • Lake Union Cafe, 3119 Eastlake Ave E, Seattle, WA 98102
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    Jill Donahue, Director, Brand Insights, Nestlé Purina North America

    Jill Donahue has been in the marketing research field for 20 years specializing in strategy, moderating and facilitation. She is the Consumer Insights Director for Nestlé Purina Petcare and just concluded several years on the Marketing Research Association national board, including her term as Board Chair. Jill started her career with Porchey Research in St. Louis and continued her vendor career at TNS Research before moving to the client side of the business. She began the marketing research function for Payless Shoesource in 2000 and then moved back to St. Louis to start at Nestlé Purina Petcare in 2004. Throughout her career she has remained an active member of the marketing research industry and is key thought leader in the areas of innovations and strategy.


    Menu

    Salad - Chef’s Choice 

    Entrée selections: 

    • Meat:   
    • Fish: 
    • Vegetarian:  

    Sides: 
    Chef’s Choice
    Chef’s Choice 

    Dessert: Pastry Chef’s Choice 

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