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Upcoming talks
Upcoming talks

20. September 2024 "The Psychology of Everyday Things - Intro to UX", University of Geneva, Geneva, Switzerland

8. October 2024, "Unlocking the Secrets of UX: Measuring Critical User Journeys (CUJs) for Product Success", UX for Life Science Conference, Basel, Switzerland

16. October 2024, Ask me anything about "Career Insights from UX Leaders", with Hanna Köhler from Deutsche Telekom, World Usability Congress, Graz, Austria

Past talks

Bargas-Avila, J.A. (June 2024), "Unlocking the Secrets of UX: Measuring Critical User Journeys (CUJs) for Product Success", Pendomonium + #mtpcon Roadshow, Berlin, Germany

Bargas-Avila, J.A. (May 2024), Panel conversation "Design in an Era of Artificial Intelligence", DesignOps, Coin Coin, Zurich, Switzerland

Bargas-Avila, J.A. (May 2024), "Making a Career in UX", Bitesizeux.com

Bargas-Avila, J.A. (May 2024), "Unlocking the Secrets of UX: Measuring Critical User Journeys (CUJs) for Product Success", Opening Keynote talk at UX360 Research Summit, Berlin, Germany Watch recorded talk on YouTube

Bargas-Avila, J.A. (May 2024), Panel discussion about UX Research, ETH Zürich, Switzerland

Bargas-Avila, J.A. (May 2024), "UX metrics - Measuring the User Experience", Convers(AT)ion 2024, Milan, Italy

Bargas-Avila, J.A. (April 2024), "UX metrics - Measuring the User Experience", ZHAW, Zurich, Switzerland

Bargas-Avila, J.A. (November 2023), "The Psychology of Everyday Things - Intro to UX", University of Fribourg, Fribourg, Switzerland

Bargas-Avila, J.A. (October 2023), "Me no speak English - Making sure your translated interfaces rock!", World Usability Conference, Graz, Austria, Video recording from the talk

Bargas-Avila, J.A. (October 2023), "UX metrics - Measuring the User Experience", Allianz UX COPs Annual Event, Munich, Germany

Bargas-Avila, J.A. (September 2023), "The Psychology of Everyday Things - Intro to UX", University of Geneva, Geneva, Switzerland

Bargas-Avila, J.A. (September 2023), "UX metrics - Measuring the User Experience", UXCon Vienna, Vienna, Austria, Video recording from the talk

Bargas-Avila, J.A. (June 2023), "The Psychology of Everyday Things - Intro to UX", CX Event DACH, Roche, Basel, Switzerland

Bargas-Avila, J.A. (April 2023), "UX metrics - Measuring the User Experience", ZHAW, Zurich, Switzerland

Bargas-Avila, J.A. (March 2023), "UX metrics - Measuring the User Experience", SRF, Zurich, Switzerland

Bargas-Avila, J.A. (March 2023), "The Psychology of Everyday Things - Intro to UX", ETH Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland

Bargas-Avila, J.A. (January 2023), UX metrics - Measuring the User Experience, Talk @ UCB, Remote

Bargas-Avila, J.A. (October 2022), UX metrics - Measuring the User Experience, UX Schweiz Last Thursday Talk, Zurich, Switzerland

Bargas-Avila, J.A. (October 2022), "The Psychology of Everyday Things - Intro to UX", University of Fribourg, Fribourg, Switzerland

Bargas-Avila, J.A. (May 2022), "The Psychology of Everyday Things - Intro to UX", Hochschule Schmalkalden, Schmalkalden, Germany

Bargas-Avila, J.A. (April 2022), UX metrics - Measuring the User Experience, Innovation Management, ZHAW School of Engineering, Zürich, Switzerland

Bargas-Avila, J.A. (March 2022), UX metrics - Measuring the User Experience, #SiTuMeDicesLearn!, Barcelona, Spain

Bargas-Avila, J.A. (March 2022), "Me no speak English - Making sure your translated interfaces rock!", Mobile UX London - Festival of UX & Design, London, UK

Bargas-Avila, J.A. (February 2022), "The Psychology of Everyday Things - Intro to UX", ConnectUS, FHNW Olten, Olten, Switzerland

Bargas-Avila, J.A. (February 2022), UX metrics - Measuring the User Experience, UX360 Research Summit, Virtual Summit

Bargas-Avila, J.A. (November 2021), "Introduction to HCI & User Experience @ Google", Department of Psychology, University of Fribourg, Switzerland

Bargas-Avila, J.A. (October 2021), UX Metrics - Measuring the User Experience, QUAL 360 Berlin, Berlin, Germany

Bargas-Avila, J.A. (September 2021), UX Metrics - Measuring the User Experience, Mobile UX London, Festival of UX & Design; London, United Kingdom

Bargas-Avila, J.A. (May, 2021), UX metrics - Measuring the User Experience, DIUXR Diplomatura en User Research, Universidad de Belgrano, Argentina

Bargas-Avila, J.A. (March, 2021), The Design of Everyday Things - What makes people love or hate the products we create, Digital Humanities, University of Basel, Basel, Switzerland

Bargas-Avila, J.A. (March, 2021), UX metrics - Measuring the User Experience, Innovation Management, ZHAW School of Engineering, Zürich, Switzerland

Bargas-Avila, J.A. (January, 2021), Panel discussion "Business Resilience in times of crisis", ConnectUS, FHNW Olten, Switzerland

Bargas-Avila, J.A. (January, 2021), "Introduction to HCI & User Experience @ Google", University of Leicester, Leicester, UK

Bargas-Avila, J.A. (January, 2021), "UX metrics - Measuring the User Experience", UPC/Sunrise, Zurich, Switzerland

Bargas-Avila, J.A. (October, 2020), "Introduction to HCI & User Experience @ Google", Department of Psychology, University of Fribourg, Switzerland

Bargas-Avila, J.A. (October, 2020), "UX metrics - Measuring the User Experience", World Usability Congress, Watch recording

Bargas-Avila, J.A. (September, 2020), The role of UX Research, UX Evening @ Google, Google Singapore, Watch recording

Bargas-Avila, J.A. (June, 2020), "Is beautiful really usable? Understanding the Interplay Between Usability, Aesthetics, and Affect in HCI", UX Crunch at Home 

Bargas-Avila, J.A. (February, 2020), "UX metrics - Measuring the User Experience", UX Meetup Bern, Bern, Switzerland

Bargas-Avila, J.A. (February, 2020), "Introduction to HCI & User Experience @ Google", ConnectUS, University of Applied Sciences, Olten, Switzerland

Bargas-Avila, J.A. (January 2020), "Is beautiful really usable? Understanding the Interplay Between Usability, Aesthetics, and Affect in HCI", Digital Experience Meetup @ WONDROURS, Basel Switzerland

Bargas-Avila, J.A. (October, 2019), "Introduction to HCI & User Experience @ Google", Department of Psychology, University of Fribourg, Switzerland

Bargas-Avila, J.A. (February, 2019), "The Design of Everyday Things - What makes people love or hate the products we create", University of Portsmouth, Portsmouth, UK.

Bargas-Avila, J.A. (February, 2019), "The Design of Everyday Things - What makes people love or hate the products we create", Olmero/Tamedia, Zurich, Switzerland.

Bargas-Avila, J.A. (February, 2019), "UX metrics - Measuring the User Experience", UX Meetup Basel, Basel, Switzerland

Bargas-Avila, J.A. (December, 2018), "Introduction to HCI & User Experience @ Google", Department of Psychology, University of Fribourg, Switzerland

Bargas-Avila, J.A. (November, 2018), "Me no speak English - Making sure your translated interfaces rock!", QUO MedTech, Zurich, Switzerland

Bargas-Avila, J.A. (November, 2018), "Is beautiful really usable? Understanding the Interplay Between Usability, Aesthetics, and Affect in HCI", University of Würzburg, Würzburg, Germany 

Bargas-Avila, J.A. (November, 2018), "Introduction to HCI & User Experience @ Google", Development Days Bystronic Group, Keynote speech, Niederönz, Switzerland

Bargas-Avila, J.A. (October, 2018), "Introduction to HCI & User Experience @ Google", University of Leicester, Leicester, UK

Bargas-Avila, J.A. (October, 2018), "Measuring User Experience", UX DACH Interactive Exchange, Berlin, Germany

Bargas-Avila, J.A. (June, 2018), "The Design of Everyday Things - What makes people love or hate the products we create", QUO Forum, Zurich, Switzerland.

Bargas-Avila, J.A. (November, 2017) "Introduction to HCI & User Experience @ Google", Department of Psychology, University of Fribourg, Switzerland

Bargas-Avila, J.A. (October, 2017) "Working culture @ Google", Communication Wave 2017, Olten, Switzerland

Bargas-Avila, J.A. (October, 2017) "Me no speak English - Making sure your translated interfaces rock!", UX-DAY User Experience in E-Commerce, Marketing & Industry, Mannheim, Germany

Bargas-Avila, J.A. (September, 2017) "The Design of Everyday Things - What makes people love or hate the products we create", talk at BIT REload, Bern, Switzerland.

Bargas-Avila, J.A. (June, 2017) "The light and dark side of ads - Understanding the ads ecosystem", Tech talk @ Google, Munich, Germany.

Bargas-Avila, J.A. (May, 2017) "User Experience @ Google", Generali Insurances, Adliswil, Switzerland.

Bargas-Avila, J.A. (April, 2017) "The Design of Everyday Things - What makes people love or hate the products we create", Faculty of Mathematics and Informatics, University of Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain.

Bargas-Avila, J.A. (April, 2017) "Me no speak English - Making sure your translated interfaces rock!", talk at CAS Data Product Design training, University of Winterthur, Winterthur, Switzerland.

Bargas-Avila, J.A. (March, 2017) "The Design of Everyday Things - What makes people love or hate the products we create", talk at START STUMMIT 2017, St. Gallen, Switzerland. See talk on YouTube

Bargas-Avila, J.A. (February, 2017) "User Experience @ Google", ConnectUS, Switzerland.

 

Bargas-Avila, J.A. (November, 2016) "Working culture @ Google", Lions Club, Basel, Switzerland.

 

Bargas-Avila, J.A. (October, 2016) "User Experience @ Google", ETH, Zürich, Switzerland.

 

Bargas-Avila, J.A. (June, 2016) "Me no speak English - Making sure your translated interfaces rock!", Upfront Thinking Conference, Zurich, Switzerland.

 

Bargas-Avila, J.A. (June, 2016) "User Experience @ Google", talk at Stimmt Conference, Vitznau, Switzerland.

 

Bargas-Avila, J.A. (March, 2016) "Working culture @ Google", Kiwanis, Binningen, Switzerland.

 

Bargas-Avila, J.A. (March, 2016) "Me no speak English - Making sure your translated interfaces rock!", Inspirational speak for Stimmt AG, Lofthotel, Quarten, Switzerland.

 

Bargas-Avila, J.A. (February, 2016) "Working culture @ Google", School of Business, University of Applied Sciences Olten, Switzerland.

 

Bargas-Avila, J.A. (December, 2015) "Introduction to HCI & User Experience @ Google", talk at the Department of Psychology, University of Fribourg, Switzerland.

 

Bargas-Avila, J.A. (December, 2015) "What makes User Interfaces beautiful? Understanding some facets of visual aesthetics", talk at GUI & Design, Berlin, Germany.

 

Bargas-Avila, J.A. (December, 2015) "When "Playback locations" becomes "Reproduction positions": Measuring translation quality in your product", talk at GUI & Design, Berlin, Germany.

 

Bargas-Avila, J.A. (November, 2015) "User Experience @ Google", talk at University of Würzburg, Würzburg, Germany.

Bargas-Avila, J.A. (November, 2015) "User Experience @ Google", talk at the lecture "Applied Computer Sciences" at Department of Mathematics & Computer Sciences, University of Basel, Switzerland.

 

Bargas-Avila, J.A. (November, 2015) "What makes User Interfaces beautiful? Understanding some facets of visual aesthetics", talk at Genentech, San Francisco, USA.

 

Bargas-Avila, Bochsler, Dean, Kaiser Theisohn & Virchow (September, 2015) – Podium talk at University of Basel. Topics: Alumni meet the Cyborgs. Dozentenzimmer Kollegienhaus Universität Basel.

 

Bargas-Avila, J.A. (August, 2015) "Getting a job at Google", fireside chat at the 5th German UPA Summer School, Bronnbach, Germany.

 

Bargas-Avila, J.A. (August, 2015) "What makes User Interfaces beautiful? Understanding some facets of visual aesthetics", talk at Roche Pharmaceuticals, Basel, Switzerland.

 

Bargas-Avila, J.A. (April, 2015) "Is beautiful really usable? Understanding how aesthetics and usability influence user experience", talk at UIG summit, University of Mannheim, Mannheim, Germany.

 

Bargas-Avila, J.A. (March, 2015) "User Experience @ Google", talk at the lecture "Applied Cognitive Science" at ETH , Zürich, Switzerland.

 

Bargas-Avila, J.A. (February, 2015) "Introduction to HCI & User Experience @ Google", talk at the Department of Psychology, University of Fribourg, Switzerland.

 

Bargas-Avila, J.A. (February, 2015) "Working culture @ Google", School of Business, University of Applied Sciences Olten, Switzerland.

 

Bargas-Avila, J.A. (November, 2014) "Is beautiful really usable? Understanding how aesthetics and usability influence user experience", closing talk at World Usability Day 2014, Saarbrücken, Germany.

 

Bargas-Avila, J.A. (September, 2014) "The Design of Everyday Things - What makes people love or hate the products we create", Keynote at World Usability Congress 2014, Graz, Austria.

 

Bargas-Avila, J.A. (May, 2014) "The influence of visual aesthetics and usability on User Experience", invited talk at the monthly SIG CHI meeting, ETH, Zurich, Switzerland.

 

Bargas-Avila, J.A. (April, 2014) "The Design of Everyday Things - What makes people love or hate the products we create", invited talk at DAS work & health training program, University of Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland.

 

Bargas-Avila, J.A. (March, 2014) "The influence of visual aesthetics and usability on User Experience", closing talk at PsyKo '14, Därstetten, Switzerland.

 

Bargas-Avila, J.A. (February, 2014) "Working culture @ Google", School of Business, University of Applied Sciences Olten, Switzerland.

 

Bargas-Avila, J.A. (January, 2014) "The Design of Everyday Things - What makes people love or hate the products we create", UX workshop at Google, New York, USA.

 

Bargas-Avila, J.A. (December, 2013) "When "Playback locations" becomes "Reproduction positions": Measuring translation quality in your product", UX workshop at Google, San Francisco, USA.

 

Bargas-Avila, J.A. (November, 2013) "Introduction to HCI & User Experience @ Google", talk at the University of Applied Sciences, Zurich, Switzerland.

 

Bargas-Avila, J.A. (November, 2013) "The Design of Everyday Things - What makes people love or hate the products we create", course at Google, San Francisco, USA.

 

Bargas-Avila, J.A. (October, 2013) "Introduction to HCI & User Experience @ Google", talk at the Department of Psychology, University of Fribourg, Switzerland.

 

Bargas-Avila, J.A. (September 2013) "Is beautiful really usable? Understanding how aesthetics and usability influence user experience", invited talk at Berkman Center, Harvard University, Cambridge MA, USA., blog post, video

 

Bargas-Avila, J.A. (August, 2013) "The Design of Everyday Things - What makes people love or hate the products we create", course at Google Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland.

 

Bargas-Avila, J.A. (Mai, 2013) "The influence of visual aesthetics and usability on User Experience", invited talk at the Johanneum University of Applied Sciences, Graz, Austria.

 

Mueller, H. & Bargas-Avila, J.A. (April, 2013) "Surveying 101: How to design great surveys", course at Google Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland

 

Bargas-Avila, J.A. (April, 2013) "User Experience @ Google", talk at the lecture "Applied Cognitive Science" at ETH , Zürich, Switzerland.

 

Bargas-Avila, J.A. (April, 2013) "User Experience @ Google", talk for EPFL (École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne) computer science students, Google , Zürich, Switzerland.

 

Bargas-Avila, J.A. (February, 2013) "The Psychology of Everyday Things", talk at University of Applied Sciences, Olten, Switzerland.

 

Bargas-Avila, J.A. (December, 2012) "The influence of visual aesthetics and usability on User Experience", Tech Talk at Google Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland.

 

Bargas-Avila, J.A. (November, 2012) "The influence of visual aesthetics and usability on User Experience", talk at Google UX University, Mountain View CA, USA.

 

Bargas-Avila, J.A. (October, 2012) "User Experience @ Google", talk at the Alumni talks, Department of Psychology, University of Basel, Switzerland.

 

Bargas-Avila, J.A. (October, 2012) "Introduction to HCI & User Experience @ Google", talk at the Department of Psychology, University of Fribourg, Switzerland.

 

Bargas-Avila, J.A. (October, 2012) "Is beautiful really usable? Understanding the interplay between usability, aesthetics and affect", talk at the University Leicester, United Kingdom.

 

Bargas-Avila, J.A. (October, 2012) "User Experience @ Google", talk for the students of "Informationdesign" of the University of Joanneum Graz (Austria), Google , Zürich, Switzerland.

 

Bargas-Avila, J.A. (September, 2012) "Is beautiful really usable? Understanding the interplay between usability, aesthetics and affect", Frontend Conference, Zürich, Switzerland.

 

Bargas-Avila, J.A. (July, 2012) "The Psychology of Everyday Things", talk at BKW, Bern, Switzerland.

 

Bargas-Avila, J.A. (June, 2012) "The interplay of aesthetics and usability", talk at YouTube, San Bruno CA, USA.

 

Bargas-Avila, J.A. (June, 2012) "Introduction to Qualitative User Research", talk at YouTube, San Bruno CA, USA.

 

Bargas-Avila, J.A. (April, 2012) "User Experience @ Google", talk at the Department of Psychology, University of Zürich, Switzerland.

 

Bargas-Avila, J.A. (March, 2012) "The Psychology of Everyday Things", talk at PsyKo Conference 2012, Schüpfheim, Switzerland.

 

Bargas-Avila, J.A. (December, 2011) "User Experience @ Google", talk at the Department of Psychology, University of Basel, Switzerland.

 

Bargas-Avila, J.A. (November, 2011) "Introduction to HCI & User Experience @ Google", talk at the Department of Psychology, University of Fribourg, Switzerland.

 

Bargas-Avila, J.A. & Tuch, A. (September, 2011) "The Role of Visual Complexity and Prototypicality Regarding the First Impression of Websites", talk at 12th Congress of the Swiss Psychological Society, Fribourg, Switzerland.

 

Bargas-Avila, J.A. (May, 2011) "Old Wine in New Bottles or Novel Challenges? A Critical Analysis of Empirical Studies of User Experience", talk at CHI 2011, Vancouver, Canada.

 

Bargas-Avila, J.A. & Tuch, A. (December, 2010) “Is beautiful usable? The relation between aesthetics and usability in online shopping”, Invited talk at the University of Fribourg, Switzerland.

 

Bargas-Avila, J.A. & Opwis, K. (June, 2010) “Is beautiful usable? The connection between aesthetics and usability using online shopping”, Invited talk at the University of Graz, Austria.

 

Bargas-Avila, J.A. (November, 2009) "Usability im eCommerce", Invited talk at the Fachhochschule beider Basel, Basel, Switzerland.

 

Bargas-Avila, J.A. (Oktober, 2009) "Web 2.0 als Soziale Bewegung – Wie Web 2.0 die Kommunikation verändert", Invited talk at the Global View Week, University of Basel, Switzerland.

 

Bargas-Avila, J.A. (August, 2009) "Zufriedenheit im Intranet: Intranet Satisfaction Questionnaire", Invited talk at the Stimmt Intranet Breakfast; Zürich, Switzerland.

 

Bargas-Avila, J.A. (April, 2009) "Usability im eCommerce", Invited talk at the Fachhochschule beider Basel, Basel, Switzerland.

 

Bargas-Avila, J.A. (October, 2008) "Usability im eCommerce", Invited talk at the Fachhochschule beider Basel, Basel, Switzerland.

 

Bargas-Avila, J.A. (May, 2008) "Was macht Intranet Benutzer glücklich? Metaanalyse zum Intranet Satisfaction Projekt", Invited talk at the Swiss Intranet Summit; Zürich, Switzerland.

 

Bargas-Avila, J.A. (April, 2008) "Usability im Intranet", Invited talk at the Fachhochschule beider Basel, Basel, Switzerland.

 

Bargas-Avila, J.A. (May, 2007) "Usability im eCommerce", Invited talk at the Fachhochschule beider Basel, Basel, Switzerland.

 

Bargas-Avila, J.A. (April 2007) "The Psychology of Everyday Things", Invited talk at the Hochschule für Gestaltung und Kunst, Zürich, Switzerland.

 

Bargas-Avila, J.A. (October, 2006) "Das Messen der Mitarbeiterzufriedenheit mit dem B2E Portal ", Invited talk at the IQPC Kongress "Mitarbeiterportale – Vom Informationspool zum Arbeitscockpit"; Zürich, Switzerland.

 

Bargas-Avila, J.A. (May, 2006) "Usability im eCommerce", Invited talk at the Fachhochschule beider Basel, Basel, Switzerland.

 

Bargas-Avila, J.A. (November, 2005) "Usability im Intranet", Invited talk at the Fachhochschule beider Basel, Basel, Switzerland.

 

Bargas-Avila, J.A. (February, 2005) "Usability im eCommerce", Invited talk at the Fachhochschule beider Basel, Basel, Switzerland.

 

Bargas-Avila, J.A. & Oberholzer, G. (September, 2004) "Online Form Validation: Don‘t Show Errors Right Away". Invited Talk at SIGCHI meeting, ETH, Zürich, Switzerland.

 

Bargas-Avila, J.A. & Karrer, L. (March, 2004) "Best Practices in Intranet-Projekten". Invited talk at the Internet Expo (iEx), Kongresszentrum Zürich, Switzerland.

 

Bargas-Avila, J.A. (January, 2004) "Einführung in die angewandte Usability", Invited talk at the Fachhochschule beider Basel, Basel, Switzerland.

 

Bargas-Avila, J.A. & Oberholzer, G. (September, 2003) "Online Form Validation: Don‘t Show Errors Right Away". Invited Talk at the Human-Computer Interaction Conference INTERACT '03, Zürich, Switzerland.

 

Bargas-Avila, J.A. (July, 2003) "Evaluationsmethoden der Mensch-Maschine im eCommerce". Invited Talk at SIGCHI meeting, ETH, Zürich, Switzerland.

 

Bargas-Avila, J.A. (November, 2002) "Das Intranet als Informations- und Kommunikations-Knotenpunkt.", Invited talk at the EDA – Eidgenössisches Departement des Aeusseren, Bern, Switzerland.

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