Student Event: An Introduction to UX

  • 24 Sep 2014
  • 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
  • 33 McNeal Hall | U of M - St. Paul Campus | 1985 Buford Ave, St. Paul, MN 55108
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  • Includes cost of event as needed
  • Includes cost of event as needed. May ask for proof of student status.

Join UXPA-MN on Wednesday, September 24 for “An Introduction to UX” with Fred Beecher.

This event is designed especially for students who have an interest in UX and professionals who are thinking about to transitioning into UX. We’ll explore the UX process, the components of UX design, and discuss ways that students and professionals can work on developing their skills and understanding of the field.

Come hungry! We will be providing pizza and drinks. Please register ahead of time so we can plan appropriately for food.


6:00 – 6:30: Meet & Greet with Refreshments
6:30 – 7:30: Presentation
7:30 – 8:30: Open Discussion


33 McNeal Hall
University of Minnesota – St.Paul Campus
1985 Buford Avenue
St. Paul, MN 55108


Fred Beecher has been working in User Experience since 1998. In that time he’s seen UX mature from a field struggling to prove its value to one driving an explosion of innovation and economic growth. To help feed the ever-increasing demand this explosion has sparked, Fred designed and implemented the UX apprenticeship program at The Nerdery in Minneapolis, MN.

Fred is an established contributor in the UX world. In 2007, he authored the first official Axure training program, which he ran until 2012. He has written numerous articles and blog posts on prototyping, iterative design, and UX career development, and he has spoken on these topics at design conferences worldwide.

Pre-registration is now closed. Please register at the door.

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