SILVER SPONSOR: UX SketchCamp * May 28, 2011 * San Francisco, CA

Storyboarding iPad Transitions
In this session we will dig deep together into the frame-by-frame analysis of popular iPad interface transitions and discuss the animation principles behind the secrets of industrial design magic that makes iPad transitions such a compelling experience.

Mobile Auto-Suggest on Steroids: Tap-Ahead Design Pattern

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In contrast to desktop Web search, auto-suggest on mobile devices is subject to two additional limitations: typing avoidance and slower bandwidth. The new patent-pending design pattern, Tap-Ahead, uses continuous refinement to create an intuitive, authentically mobile auto-suggest solution. This helps dramatically reduce the amount of typing needed to enter queries, and utilizes slower mobile bandwidth in the most efficient manner. Using this novel design pattern, your customers can quickly access thousands of popular search term combinations by typing just a few initial characters.

WebVisions * May 25-27, 2011 * Portland, OR

Designing Effective Mobile Ecommerce Search
This quick, roll-up-your-sleeves/hands-on workshop with audience participation is scheduled for Thursday, May 26th, from 11:00 to 11:30 a.m. in the Tech Pod.

Enterprise Search Summit * May 10-11, 2011 * New York, NY

Designing Mobile Enterprise Search – Lessons From Mobile Ecommerce
This hands-on, practical workshop explores what can be learned from the valuable lessons of mobile ecommerce search and how to profitably apply these learnings to the design of enterprise mobile search products.