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The line between humans and devices is blurring. Consumer expectations are changing. The ARF Young Pros have gathered industry experts to discuss the future of user experience and interaction design. Following a screening of the 18-minute documentary “Connecting,” there will be a panel moderated by one of the film's creators - Andrew Casden of Bassett & Partners in San Francisco.
Thursday, July 18th, 5:30 – 8:30pm:
5:30 – 6:30: Cocktails, snacks and networking
6:30 – 7:30: “Connecting” documentary screening and panel discussion
7:30 – 8:30: More cocktails and networking!
This event is hosted by:
111 8th Avenue
At 15th Street
New York 10011
The 18 minute "Connecting" documentary is an exploration of the future of Interaction Design and User Experience from some of the industry's thought leaders. As the role of software is catapulting forward, Interaction Design is seen to be not only increasing in importance dramatically, but also expected to play a leading role in shaping the coming "Internet of things." Ultimately, when the digital and physical worlds become one, humans along with technology are potentially on the path to becoming a "super organism" capable of influencing and enabling a broad spectrum of new behaviors in the world.
About Bassett & Partners:
Bassett & Partners is a disruptive brand and design strategy company that uses ethnographic understanding of people to find original emotional insights. Based in San Francisco, Bassett & Partners works closely with internationally renowned brands and innovators. The team of experts use their unique methodologies and story-telling capabilities to help brands find new ways to connect with consumers emotionally.