November 8-9, 2017Minneapolis Convention CenterMinneapolis, MN
2017 Minneapolis Content Schedule
Use the scheduling tool below to browse all the available sessions, speakers and topics at this year's event. Find the content and sessions to fit all of your educational needs and ensure you get the most out of your time at the show.
Paul Iaizzo, PhD, FHRS (University of Minnesota Visible Heart® Lab), Brandon Bogdalek (Worrell), Pamela Omdahl, PhD (Medtronic), Jay Reid (Medtronic Global Medical Education), Michael Bateman, PhD (University of Minnesota Visible Heart® Lab)
Sean Hägen, Director of Research and Synthesis, BlackHagen Design
Sean earned a Bachelor of Science in Product Design from The Ohio State University's Industrial Design program, with an emphasis on human factors engineering, design research and design methodology. Sean has over 25 years of research and product development experience in a variety of industries ranging from emergency management center workstations and mission critical, ruggedized electronics to medical devices and graphic user interfaces.
Since founding BlackHägen Design, Inc. (BH) in 1995, Sean has lead design research and usability design, within both institutional and home environments, across eighteen countries. His current focus at BH is in the management of the user research and synthesis phases of product development, which include usability testing, user-centric innovation techniques, usability engineering and establishing user requirements as they apply to product definition.
Welcome! You can use the Session Scheduler tool to browse sessions and build a custom event schedule. Once you've saved your personal schedule, you can access it from the free GDC Europe Mobile app (available approximately 30 days before the event). Note: use the same login/password on the Mobile app that you set up on this web site.
Step 1. Create an account. Use the "Create Account" button at the top of the right-hand corner.
Step 2. Choose a view. Select either the "List" or the "Grid" icon. (It's the same data, just a different view of the sessions.)
Step 3. Choose your sessions. Click the "Add" or "Remove" button next to each session to add it to, or remove it from, your personalized schedule.
Step 4. Review your schedule. Push the "My Schedule" button in the left column to view your selected sessions.