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TALKS

Upcoming talks

7. May 2024, "UX metrics - Measuring the User Experience", Convers(AT)ion 2024, Milan, Italy

16. May 2024, "Unlocking the Secrets of UX: Measuring Critical User Journeys (CUJs) for Product Success", Opening Keynote talk at UX360 Research Summit, Berlin, Germany

21. May 2024, Making a career in UX, online session at BitesizeUX

Past talks

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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