Unfortunately, due to expected bad weather tomorrow (Tuesday July 15), the picnic is cancelled.

Hey everyone,

Thanks for the great year. A big thanks to Rachel, Carl, and the rest of the Steering Committee for the great work this past year.

Election Results

The Surprising Results! There were no write in candidates, so the winners are:

Chair: Rachel Kern
Vice-chair: Todd Chapin
Treasurer: Michelle Leger

A Summary of the Past Year

Thank you to everyone who supported us throughout the year. At the end of this season, we have 175 members. Thank you to those of you who joined or renewed your memberships this year. If you’re interested in becoming a BostonCHI member, it’s quick and cheap. Join here.

  • We had 10 meetings w/ 10 great speakers: Alla Zoller; Barton Fiske; Jeff Leblanc; Demetrios Karis; Jared Spool; Adrian Mendoza; Michael Muller; Nancy Allison, Eva Kaniasty, & Chris LaRoche;Jim O’Neill; & Hiroshi Ishii. Thank you to everyone.
  • We had a great Boston Interactions Winter Party
  • There were about 850 attendees across all of the meetings and the Winter Party
  • We ate ~1600 slices of pizza
  • A big thanks to our sponsors:
    • Venue & food: Constant Contact, IBM, Nokia HERE, Google, Fresh Tilled Soil, EnerNOC, & Mad*Pow
    • CHI Desserts: Vitamin T, Mad*Pow, & ICS

If you’d like to sponsor BostonCHI, whether by hosting us, providing food and/or dessert, or something else of your own devising, please let us know.

Boston Interactions Summer Picnic

Please look for an upcoming announcement about the Boston Interactions Summer Picnic. This year it’ll be the week of July 14 in Danahey Park in Cambridge.

Next Season

We’re already working on a great speaker line up starting in September. If you’re interested in speaking at one of our meetings,  please let us know. We have tentatively lined up speakers from the following:

  • Forrester
  • iRobot
  • Mar*Pow
  • Jared Spool
  • LearnLaunchX
  • You?

This list is, of course, subject to change.


BostonCHI wouldn’t exist without everyone that participates, whether it’s our members, speakers, steering committee, or sponsors. I look forward to seeing you all again in September as the Vice-Chair. Thanks again for making this such a great year.


P.S. We always want to know how we can improve things. Please let us know. Don’t be shy, but do be kind…

Hey there!

It’s time to vote in the BostonCHI elections for the steering committee for Sept 2014 – June 2015. Voting is now closed.

There is a candidate running for each position, and you’re welcome to write in candidates as well.


BostonCHI Steering Committee

Upcoming Local Events

  • July 30, 2014
    • UXPA Boston Monthly Meeting
      Starts: 6:30 pm
      At: Mobiquity Inc, Sawyer Road, Waltham, MA, United States
  • August 27, 2014
    • UX Book Club: Mobile First
      Starts: 7:00 pm
      At: Microsoft NERD Center 1 Memorial Dr #1, Cambridge, MA 02142
  • September 9, 2014
    • BostonCHI monthly meeting
      Starts: 6:30 pm
      At: For more details see http://bostonchi.org

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