Speaking

I have spoken at a lot of different places over the years. I talk about a wide range of things include user experience, psychology, design, front end development, Open Source, WordPress and themes. If you’d like to talk to me about speaking at your conference, please get in touch.

Slides: You can find my slides here.
Videos of talking: There are several videos of me talking on WordPress.tv.


Talks coming up

WordCamp London: Know Your Users
WordCamp Europe: Introduction to the design team workshop

Past talks

2016

WordCamp US, Philadelphia – Design for humans not robots
FrontEndNorth, Sheffield – Design for humans not robots
Digital Croydon: Thinking in patterns
COSCUP 2016, Taipei, Taiwan – Designing Inclusive Open Source Communities
WordCamp Europe, Vienna – Emotional Interfaces : video
Front Trends, Warsaw – Pixel Bonding
UX in the City Oxford – Emotional Interfaces
WordCamp London – Design Patterns : video
UXCamp brighton: A tale of user testing themes
London Sass: Thinking in patterns

2015

CSS Conf EU – Emotion through CSS : video
Reasons to be creative – Brighton, Structure for creativity with pattern libraries
ThemeConf –  Thinking in patterns
WordCamp Europe – Mighty Morphing Design
WordCamp London – Colour theory and psychology
WordCamp Maui – Theme don’t be my everything
Brighton WordUp – Contributing to WordPress

2014
London Sass – A tale of Sass in Open Source
Brighton WordUp – BuddyPress 101
WordCamp Toronto – Level up with theme reviewing
WordCamp New York – Get involved in speaking workshop
Montreal – Get involved in speaking workshop
WP Sessions – BuddyPress theme development
WordCamp Manchester – A journey into Underscores
WordCamp Hamburg – The theme is in the details
WordCamp Sheffield – The theme is in the details
WordCamp Miami – Kids workshop getting them started with WordPress
BuddyCamp Miami – BuddyPress theme do and don’ts
2013
WordCamp London – BuddyPress myth busting
Digital Barnsley – Herding Humans
WordCamp Europe – Life of a theme
WordCamp San Francisco – Beyond the default
Future of Web Design – Beyond the noise of social networks
WordCamp Norway – Herding Humans
2012
Inspire Conference – Designing for humans not robots
WordCamp Edinburgh, UK – Designing with communities for BuddyPress
WordCamp NYC – Express yourself with BuddyPress themes
WordCamp Netherlands – Design for humans with BuddyPress
London WordPress meetup – Designing for humans with WordPress

 


Conferences Organised

Along with speaking I am passionate about creating conferences and helping others speak at them. I have so far been part of the organising team for the following conferences:

WordCamp Brighton 2016
WordCamp Europe: 2012 and 2013
Brighton BuddyCamp
ThemeConf