Talks & Workshops

Talks on UX Research & Design

Kennedy, B. (September, 2018). IxDD 2018: Inclusive Design Thinking. AIGA Upstate New York. Keynote presented at Troy Innovation Garage, Troy, NY.

Kennedy, B. (November, 2017). World Usability Day Lightning Talks: How I Got Into UX. Albany UX. Invited panel presented at Enable Labs, Troy, NY.

Kennedy, B. (June, 2016). Getting the Most From Your Users: A Workshop on Effective UX Research. Albany UX. Invited workshop presented at Overit Media, Albany, NY.

Kennedy, B. (June, 2016). Psychology of Color. AIGA Upstate New York. Invited talk presented at Daily Grind in Troy, NY.

Kennedy, B. & Ryason, A. (October, 2015). An Introduction to UX. RPI’s Foundry. Invited talk presented at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, NY.

Talks on Human-Technology Interaction

Kennedy, B., Allegretti, P., Schleif, M., & Arcuri, J. (September, 2016). Google Partners Connect on Mobile. Invited panel presented at Overit Media, Albany, NY.

Arcuri, J., Grice, T., Romlein, D., & Kennedy, B. (July, 2016). Design Disruptors Discussion Panel. Invited panel presented at Overit Media, Albany, NY.

Kennedy, B. (September, 2015). Do You Trust Your Robots? Sharatoga Tech Talks. Invited talk presented at Harvey’s Restaurant and Bar, Saratoga, NY.

Talks on Career Development

Allen, E., Bucher, A., Kennedy, B., & Romano-Bergstrom, J. (March, 2019). Transitioning into UX from Academia. Invited webinar presented by UXPA International.

Kennedy, B. (November, 2016). Designpreneurship. Invited talk presented at AIGA EMERGE at Sage College, Albany, NY.

Gerbini, S. & Kennedy, B. (May, 2016). Young Entrepreneurs Panel. Invited discussion at the Entrepreneurship Seminar at Union College, Schenectady, NY.

Proaps, A.B. & Kennedy, R.A. (March, 2014). Building a UX Portfolio, UXPA Norfolk Workshop. Invited workshop presented at Old Dominion University, Norfolk, VA.

Proaps, A.B. & Kennedy, R.A. (February, 2014). Why a Portfolio? What You Need to Know as Human Factors Students. Invited workshop presented at Old Dominion University, Norfolk, VA.

University Guest Lectures

Kennedy, B. (March, 2019). Why Qualitative Data Matters. Presented for MGMT 4470: Marketing Research, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.

Kennedy, B. (November, 2018). Introduction to User Experience Design. Presented at College of Art and Design, PrattMWP.

Kennedy, B. (January, 2018). Introduction to User Experience Design. Presented for Psychology 2220: Human Factors in Design, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.

Kennedy, B. (September, 2017). Introduction to User Experience Design. Presented for Instructional Design 630: Development of Multimedia Instruction, University of Tampa.

Workshops for Kids

Kennason Presents: Designing Physical Spaces. (April, 2019). Invited workshop at Girls in STEM at HVCC TEC-SMART, Ballston Spa, NY.

Kennason Presents: Product Design — Sketching and Testing Ideas  (April, 2018). Invited workshop at Girls in STEM at HVCC TEC-SMART, Ballston Spa, NY.

Kennason Presents: Product Design for a Superhero’s User Experience.  (April, 2017). Invited workshop at Girls in STEM at HVCC TEC-SMART, Ballston Spa, NY.