Eriol is available to speak at events and conferences on the following topics:

  • Designing for humanitarian tech, tech for good and NGO’s
  • Open Source Design, Design in the OSS space and Design documentation
  • UX design
  • Visual design
  • In-house design teams
  • Diversity in design
  • LGBTQ+ representation in design
  • Designing experiences for the terminally ill and their carers

Drop Eriol an email about speaking at your event

View Eriol’s Papercall.io speaking pitches: 

  1. UX research and Ethnographic design for humanitarian technology
  2. Open Source Design with OSS
  3. Diverse representations in design and awkward conversations with colleagues Slides
  4. Designing tech tools for crisis & natural disaster relief in developed and developing countries Slides
  5. Does experiencing and understanding abuse and trauma make me a good user experience designer?

Podcast appearances

Sustain OSS – Comming soon!

This is HCD – Diversity in Design

SOS Design Podcast episode 0

Tech For Good Live

Episode #5: Loud Ideas – Designing For All with Eriol Fox

Bezier Podcast

Talks & workshops

2021

uxWaterloo: (Online)Waterloo Canada, January 21st 2020, 45 min talk “UX research & ethnographic design for humanitarian technology”

FOSDEM 2021: (Online) Brussels Belgium,February 8th and 9th

FOSS Backstage 2021: (Online) Berlin, Germany, February 12th, 3 hour workshop “UX Clinic for open source software with Open Source Design”

CFP diversity day 2021:(Online) Europe, February 20th, 20 mins talk, “Caring for your audience”

2020

ODI: Lunchtime Lectures: London UK,  January 17th 2020, 45 min talk, “The problem with using open source for building humanitarian tools”

Ladies That UX Bristol: Bristol UK, January 23rd 2020, 1hr 30 min talk (sorry) “UX research & ethnographic design for humanitarian technology”

Sustain OSS: Brussels Belgium, January 30th, 2020, “Forming the Sustaining Design & UX in OSS working group!”

FOSSDEM 20: Brussels Belgium, February 1st and 2nd 2020, 20 min talk “Design contributions to OSS: Learnings from the Open Design project at Ushahidi”

Interaction 20: Milan Italy, February 2nd to 7th 2020, 25 min talk, “Unlocking Open Source Design, for all of humanity”

Open Source Africa Festival: Lagos Nigeria, February 20th to 22nd, 45 min talk and 2 hour workshop “Design contributions to OSS: Learnings from the Open Design workshops project”

CiviCamp 2020: Birmingham UK, March 3rd 2020, 5 min lightening talk “Open Source Design in a tool like CiviCRM”

DXN 2020: Nottingham UK, March 11th 2020, 45 min talk “Diverse representations in design and awkward conversations with colleagues”

DrupalCamp London: (Online) London UK, March 13th to 15th 2020, 45 min panel “Open source has won. How do we avoid dying from success”

FOSSASIA: (Online) Singapore, March 19th to 21st, 30 min talk “Design contributions to OSS: Learnings from the Open Design workshops project”

FutureSync 2020: (Online) Plymouth UK, April 16th and 17th, 45 min talk, “UX research and Ethnographic design for humanitarian technology”

OSC Africa: Ghana (Online) Accra Ghana, April 18th, 45 min talk, “Open Source Design”

Open Source 101: At Home 2020 (Video sample here) (Online) Texas USA, May 12th, 1 hr 45 min workshop, “Open Source Design Contributions for your OSS Project”

MongoDB World: (Online) New York USA, June 9th, 45 min talk, “Designing Tech Tools for Crisis & Natural Disaster Relief in Developed and Developing Countries”

She code Africa:(Online) Nairobi Kenya, June 20th, 45 min talk, “My design journey”

IxDA Port Harcourt (Online) Port Harcourt Nigeria, June 29th, 45 min talk, “Design Documentation”

Tech For Good South West: (Online) July 2nd, 2 hr workshop, “Moving your services online”

UX Bristol: (Online) Bristol UK, July 15th to 17th, 2 hr workshop, “Design for Good”

Rights Con 2020: (Online) July 27th to 31st, 2hr workshop, “Open source design contributions for humanitarian OSS”

Coscup 2020: (Online) Taipei Taiwan, August 1st to 2nd , 30 min talk, “Design contributions to OSS: Learnings from the Open Design workshops project”

Drupal Camp Colorado: (Online)August 14th to 16th, 45 min talk, “UX research and Ethnographic design for humanitarian technology”

Bath Digital Third Thursday: (Online) August 20th, 15 min talk, “UX research and Ethnographic design for humanitarian technology”

GitLab Commit: (Online) August 26th,  30 mins talk, “Design contributions to OSS: Learnings from the Open Design workshops project”

Ladies Wine and Design Bristol: (Online) Bristol UK, August 27th, 45 min talk, “UX research and Ethnographic design for humanitarian technology”

Women Talk Design: (Online) September 3rd, 45 min discussion, “Women Talk Design Speaker Stories: Eriol Fox”

Open Up Global Summit 2020: (Online) Taipei Taiwan, September 12th to 13th, 30 min panel, 30 min talk and host “Design contributions to OSS: Learnings from the Open Design workshops project”

id24: (Online) September 17th, 45 min talk, “UX research and Ethnographic design for humanitarian technology”

IxDD World interaction design day: (Online) September 29th, 20 min talk, “Human Rights Centered Design: Eriol Fox & Kat Lo”

Interact: Inspiring UX thinkers: (Online) October 12th, 45 min panel, – “Diversity and Inclusion in Design | Panel discussion with Bacely Yorobi, Eriol Fox and Sandra Gonzalez”

Canvas Festival: (Online) October 8th to 21st, 30 min “Portfolio reviews”

All Things Open 2020: (Online) October 19th to 20th, 2hr 45 min workshop, “Open source design contributions for humanitarian OSS”

Drupal Con Europe: (Online) December 10th, 1hr 30 min keynote “Centring humans and their rights in Open Source Design”

2019

MonkiGras: London UK,  January 31st 2019, 45 min talk, “Diverse representations in design and awkward conversations with colleagues”

Women Tech Makers: Montreal Canada, March 23rd, 201945 min talk, “Diverse representations in design and awkward conversations with colleagues”

BelFOSS: Belfast Ireland, April 12th, 30 mins talk, “UX design & research for OSS technology”

Think About Conference: Cologne Germany, May 23rd & 24th,“Diverse representations in design and awkward conversations with colleagues”

Write the docs, Vilnius, Lithuania June 2nd to 3rd, “Lightening talk: Open Source Design documentation: It’s important” 

Birmingham Design Festival, Birmingham UK, June 5th to 8th“Designing for Crisis”

Peace Technology Labs, Nur Sultan/Astana, Kahzakstan June 17th, 18th, 19th, “Ushahidi technology tools for promoting peace and values education”

Collaborate Conference, Bristol UK, 21st June, “Diverse representations in design and awkward conversations with colleagues”

Margins Conference, Nottingham UK, 22nd June, “Diverse representations in design and awkward conversations with colleagues”

University Darmstadt, Darmstadt Germany, 10th July, “Diverse representations in design and awkward conversations with colleagues”

FOSS4G, Bucherest Romania, 26th to 30th August, “Designing for Crisis” and “Open Source Design with Humanitarian tools”

Design Matters, Copenhagen Denmark, September 18th to 19th, “Read the crowd: Visual design in Humanitarian tech”

Intersection conference, Milan Italy, October 1st to 2nd, “Diverse representations in design and awkward conversations with colleagues”

All Things Open, Raleigh NC USA, October 13th to 15th “Designing for crisis” 

MongoDB London

DesignUP!

Open Up Global Summit

Ladies That UX: Tokyo


2018

South West UX: Bristol UK, January 9th 2018, 45 mins talk,“Diversity by default in design(and the awkward conversations that follow)”

UX Wales: Cardiff UK, April 19th 2018, 45 mins talk,“Diversity by default in design(and the awkward conversations that follow)”

Data for development festival: Bristol UK, March 21st 2018, 15 mins talk, “Ushahidi:DREAMS – Engaging Youth and Data fro HIV/AID prevention: MYDATA Initiative Launch”

GeoMobile: London UK,  April 25th 2018, 15 mins talk, “Ushahidi – Mapping for Humanitarian rights”

IDX Berlin: Berlin Germany, September 25th 2018, 60 mins talk, “Diverse representations in design and awkward conversations with colleagues”

South West Futurists:Bristol UK, September 27th 2018, 60 mins talk, “Diverse representations in design and awkward conversations with colleagues”

Inclusive Design 24: Remote Online, October 11th 2018, 40 mins talk, “Diverse representations in design and awkward conversations with colleagues”

Mozfest 2018:LondonUK, October 22nd  – 28th 2018, 80 min workshop, “How can we include open source tools and their ethos for young people inside or outside the education system?”


2017

Women’s Tech Hub Bristol UK, May 2017, 1.5 hour workshop “Usability, UX and Design basics and resources”

Nonbinary.tech: London UK, August 2017, 20 mins talk, “Diversity by default in design(and the awkward conversations that follow)”

Bristol Grammar School: Computer Science conference: Bristol UK, November 2017, 20 mins talk, “Design, Tech and Diversity” 


2013 – 2016

UWIC careers fair with alumni: Cardiff UK, July 2013, 30 mins talk, “Life after art college”

Reasons to be Creative: Brighton UK, September 2014, Elevator pitcher talk, “In-house design is not a dirty word”

Adamsdown Arts Association: Cardiff UK, December 2014, Workshop, “In-design for self-publishing”

Adamsdown Arts Association: Cardiff UK December 2014, Workshop, “Website basics and maintaining a wordpress site”

Design Stuff Cardiff: Cardiff UK, December 2014, 20 mins talk, “In-house design is not a dirty word”

Ignite Cardiff: Cardiff UK, March 2015, 5 mins talk, “What you ‘do’ isn’t defined but what you’ve ‘done’”

SWUX design x developer: Bristol UK, April 2016 1 hour panel discussion “In-house design specialist”

SWUX meet-up: Bristol UK, February 2017 20 mins talk, “Fantastic In-house designers and where to find them”

Grrl Gamers:Bristol UK, December 2016 , 1 hour workshop, “UX & UI for games using Illustrator”