World Usability Day with Cennydd Bowles Where Next for Ethical Tech?

Triangle UXPA World Usablity Day

November 11, 2021

Triangle UXPA World Usablity Day

Durham, North Carolina
United States

November 11, 2021
17:30 - 19:00
How to Attend
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Triangle UXPA World Usablity Day


Technologists have finally understood that utopianism has run its course. The days of inexorable, starry-eyed disruption are gone; public, press, and governments alike now treat the tech industry’s promises with suspicion. Tech companies may have moved fast, but they also broke many things.

In recent years an ethics movement has erupted within the tech sector – but it too faces a difficult future. Questions of impact dog the field, and its vocal figures have faced resistance or even outright hostility from the companies they advise.

Primary themes: Responsible innovation, unintended consequences, externalities, contemporary ethics, collective action.



  • 5:30 pm – 5:45 pm EST: Sign In and Networking
  • 5:45 pm – 6:45 pm EST: Introduction, Keynote Presentation, Q&A


Cennydd Bowles
Managing Director, NowNext Studio

Cennydd Bowles is a designer and futurist with nearly two decades of experience advising companies including Twitter, Samsung, Accenture, and the BBC. He is the author of Future Ethics – “a must read for anyone who is inventing the future” – and now runs responsible design and futures studio NowNext.