21st November 2017 - Salford

THE UX Crunch North – Meet the BBC PART 2

We're back in Salford, taking a peek under the hood of the biggest media broadcasting center in the world, discussing Voice Interfaces

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Fancy an evening of talks and shared learning? Head to The BBC’s headquarters in Salford, to understand the mechanics of design at the world’s largest broadcaster. We’re talking new technology and discussing some of the ways VOICE is revolutionising our interactions with our media and entertainment.


  • Colin Burns – Chief Design Officer
  • Paul Sissons – Head of UX
  • Alex Nelson and Sarah Challis – Creative Director (UX+D)
  • More to follow…



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Thursday 21st November 2017 @ the BBC (Media City UK)

Welcome to our second UX Crunch conference at the BBC in the North, where we will be teaming up to look ahead at how the world’s biggest Broadcaster approaches the future of Experience and Creative Design!

Come along and join us for a fantastic evening of engaging talks and discussions, as well as some fun activities with the most influential leaders in the BBC.

With a keynote presentation from Chief Design Officer Colin Burns, as well as some insightful presentations from the Head of UX, Paul Sissons and Creative Director (UX+D) Alex Nelson and Sarah Challis, this will be an opportunity to see the inner workings of UX and Design at the world’s biggest broadcaster and understand what they are doing in VOICE Technology!

Watch this space for additional updates, with more speakers to follow and an insight into the event activities and proceedings! With space for circa 250, this will be a fantastic event, so don’t miss out!!

We would like to invite you straight from work, where doors will open at 5.30pm. Unwind with your peers over some drinks and snacks at The BBC MediaCityUK. We will be networking until 6.20pm and guest talks will begin at 6.30pm. The BBC are hiring too, so if you are interested in exploring a career with the BBC, bring your game face and prepare for some excellent tips and thought-provoking insights.

NOTE: In order to attend this event, you will need photographic identification. Please be aware that without this you will not be permitted entry to the event!!!

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We look forward to seeing you soon!!!



5.30pm – Arriving
6.30pm – Welcome & Keynote talk (Colin Burns)
6.45pm – Lightning talk (Rob Scott & Alex Nelson)
6.55pm – Lightning talk (Sarah Challis)
7.05pm – Lightning talk (Liz Leakey)
7.15pm – Recruitment! (Andy Mead)
7:20 – Interval
7.40pm – Head Of Design talk (Paul Sissons)
7.50pm – Activities (TBC)
8.50pm – Networking
9.30pm – End



Watch this space for the full confirmed line-up!!

Date & Time:

21st November 2017
5.30pm - 9.30pm


Dock House
Media City UK
M50 2LH


£11.13 – £48.02