2020-03-17 Ethics in UX


With the health and safety of the CapCHI community in mind, the CapCHI executive committee has decided to cancel our Ethics in UX meetup due to the COVID-19 Coronovirus. We thank everyone for their interest in this event, and hope to reschedule it for a later date. 

You are invited to a panel discussion on ethics in user-experience research and design. Professionals from government, not-for-profit, academic, and private sectors have been invited to discuss ethics from their perspective. Each guest will have 5 minutes to introduce themselves, after which they will participate in a moderated discussion. To follow will be an open question period and networking.

DATE AND TIME: Tuesday, March 17, 2020, 6:30 – 8:30 pm; doors open at 6:00 pm.

LOCATION: The Clubhouse – Mulligan’s Golf Bar201 Queen Street, 3rd Floor, Ottawa, ON K1P 5C9.

REGISTRATION: (Free!) We request that you pre-register https://www.meetup.com/CapCHI/events/269300874/


Jennifer Fraser
Director of UX, Madacamian

With almost twenty years of experience in User Experience Design, I have had the opportunity to work with a variety of clients, from large institutions, to medium-sized companies in highly-technical domains, to small start-ups. I have also had the opportunity to work closely with technology partners to understand their business and product requirements, and have created designs to meet their needs, as well as the needs of their customers.

Chantal Trudel
Professor, Carleton University School of Industrial Design

Chantal’s experience reflects her appreciation for the role of industrial design within interdisciplinary teams and working with other professions to achieve a comprehensive understanding of people, processes and their context. For over 10 years, she has worked within the field of architecture and interior design, exploring the use, planning and design of spaces and products within complex building systems.

Amy Yee
Chief Digital Officer, Health Standards Organization (HSO)

As Chief Digital Officer at the HSO, Amy leads multiple teams including software engineering, enterprise digital platforms, IT services, and infrastructure. Her portfolio includes driving digital transformation of the stakeholder experience from employees, partners and quality surveyors, to health service providers and patients around the world.


Sercan Kum

Creative and passionate User Experience Designer with a professional background in usability and user-centered design. Excellent communicator who prides himself on the quality and clarity of product-customer interactions with additional background in cognitive psychology. Valuable experience as a part of a multi-disciplinary team implementing concept development, prototyping and testing to create high fidelity mock ups. Enthusiastic about helping organizations achieve their goals.

Jed Looker

Coordinates the Human-Centred Design program at Algonquin College. He has been developing user-experience for products and services for the past twenty years, and his research has examined sustainable development in design school curricula, as well as human factors for augmented and virtual reality systems.

Prime Sponsors

We are extremely grateful to these organizations for their generous support of CapCHI and the local UX community.



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Human-Centred Design


A graduate certificate at Algonquin College that prepares students for a career in design research and strategy. In this one-year program, students gain a balance of research and design theory, methodology, and practice to develop strategic direction for systems, products, policies, and services.

About CapCHI

CapCHI (www.capchi.org) is a social and professional society of people who work as user interface designers, researchers, educators, software developers, web designers, graphic designers and human factors engineers in and around Canada’s National Capital Region. Founded in 1991, CapCHI’s goal is to bring together local professionals interested in how humans and computers interact, in a relaxed and informal atmosphere.

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