Tag: conference

Design Thinking to Explore the Patient-Centric Future of Precision Medicine: Workshop Report & Reflection

At the end of October, the Wellcome Genome Campus Conference Centre – which is just a few hundred yards from my office at EMBL-EBI – hosted the BioData World Congress 2016.       The tagline for the event was “Harnessing the Power of Big Data in Precision Medicine” and many high profile speakers attended, including…


WebVisions 2016 – sketchnotes

I have just got back from the Webvisions Barcelona event.  Below you’ll find the sketchnotes of the workshops and some of the talks I attended.  Enjoy!


UX Scot’s little extras made a good experience great

I recently attended the UX Scotland 2014 conference held in Edinburgh.  Paula de Matos and I presented a hands-on tutorial about techniques for doing user experience design work in complex environments.   It was a friendly gathering including: practical workshops, networking opportunities and engaging talks (see my sketchnotes plus Sarah’s, and more). Naturally, I thought…


Suvival Guide for Complex UX: our tutorial at UX Cambridge, 4-6 Sept 2013

Paula de Matos and I are looking forward to presenting a session on ‘complex UX’ at the UX Cambridge 2013 conference next week.  The conference is being held at Churchill College, Cambridge and includes a UX bake off social event at Cambridge Regional College (see pictures from last year). We hope you can make our…


Getting the most out of a conference poster presentation

I really like this article on the ten simple rules for a good poster presentation.  I used some of these ideas to my advantage at the recent ISMB/ECCB 2013 conference in Berlin (19-13 July 2013), where I presented a poster on the EMBL-EBI website redesign.   The article helps you think of ways to improve…


New sketchnotes from ISMB ECCB conference talks

I did twenty sketchnotes of talks at the ISMB/ECCB conference in Berlin this week.  I have posted the sketchnotes at Flickr.  Here are a couple of examples for you to get the idea…                        


‘Designing with the user in mind’ – Sketchnote for my ISMB Conference Talk

Today I gave a talk at the ISMB/ECCB 2013 Conference in Berlin, and I would like to share the sketchnote of the talk with you.  This was sketched by my colleague Francis Rowland (whilst I practised my talk before attending the conference). Ten simple rules… When I was preparing for my talk I found these…


Improving the EMBL-EBI online experience: a poster on the EBI website ‘rethink’

  I love Adobe InDesign, and my latest creation using it is a poster that I will be presenting at ISMB/ECCB 2013 (International Conference on Intelligent Systems for Molecular Biology/ European Conference on Computational Biology), which is taking place between July 19 and 23 in Berlin. The poster tells the story of the EBI website…