Speaking Engagements

 
 

Lauren Isaacson speaks at various conferences on qualitative and quantitative research related topics.

You can view the decks from Lauren’s past presentations through her Notist profile.

 
Radical Research Summit 2019

Radical Research Summit 2019

Radical Research Summit 2019

Inclusive Research. A 25-minute overview of reasons to conduct research accessible to people with disabilities and a few basic tips on how to make research methodologies inclusive.

Push UX Conference 2019

Push UX Conference 2019

PUSH UX 2019

Inclusive Research. A 35-minute Deep Dive Talk as part of a 2-day user experience conference in Munich, Germany. Discussing reasons why and how to conduct inclusive UX research to inform inclusive UX design.

Boosting Bias Your Immunity. A breakout session discussing types of biases and ways to overcome them in product and business decisions. Participants will each be given a card describing a common bias, discuss their experience with said bias, and start a group discussion on how the bias can be avoided in the future.

Qualitative Research Consultants Association

Qualitative Research Consultants Association

QRCa Pacific Northwest Chapter June 2019

Inclusive Research. A half-day workshop on conducting qualitative research with participants with disabilities. Discussing reasons why it is important to do, how to recruit inclusively, and how to conduct online and offline research inclusively. Co-presented with accessibility expert, Mary Elizabeth Sullivan.

Design & Content Conference

Design & Content Conference

Design & Content 2018

At this conference for designers and content strategists, Lauren gave a talk about managing bias in qualitative research, quantitative research, and everyday decision making titled “Boosting Your Bias Immunity.’ Here is a video of the presentation.

Digital Summit Portland

Digital Summit Portland

Digital Summit Portland 2018

Lauren presented “Survey Says! UX for Surveys” at this digital marketing conference in 2018. Slides and video are not available from the conference, but the scores received were good enough to be invited to another Digital Summit in Denver, Colorado.

Big Design Conference

Big Design Conference

Big Design 2017

This was Lauren’s first time speaking at a conference. She gave a talk about applying UX principals to survey design to an audience of web designers, developers, and researchers in 2017. View the slides.