FITC Toronto 2018

2018-04-08 00:00:00 2018-04-11 00:00:00 America/Toronto FITC Toronto 2018 FITC Toronto is a three-day professional celebration of the best the world has to offer in design, web development, media and innovation in creative technologies. Toronto FITC Toronto


NASA’s rovers on Mars brought us the first proof of water on our neighboring planet. Voyager, Juno and Cassini spacecraft have captured stunning images and with them, the hearts and imaginations of the world. Learn the soup to nuts of how missions like these become a reality, and how NASA is using design thinking to improve its mission design practices. You’ll hear firsthand stories of how user experience design fits into an 80 year old process, and how it’s changing the ways that NASA approaches unmanned exploration of the solar system and beyond.


Share how user experience is finding its way into an 80 year old, tried and true process of designing missions for space.

Target Audience

Space enthusiasts and people who are interested in helping organizations adopt design thinking practices

Five Things Audience Members Will Learn

  1. How NASA missions happen
  2. How UX design fits into robotic exploration of the solar system
  3. How UX design is changing the process of mission design
  4. How to help organizations adopt design
  5. How to show the benefits of design to skeptical stakeholders