Michigan State University's Usability/Accessibility Research and Consulting (UARC) hosted Michigan's 8th annual World Usability Day event on November 8, 2012, at the Michigan State University Union in East Lansing. The international theme was Usability of Financial Systems, but the Michigan conference also covered other usability and accessibility topics relevant for IT and UX professionals.
World Usability Day
World Usability Day is the largest gathering of industry professionals, world-class academics, government leaders, and students facilitating the progression of usability, user experience, and user-centered design. In 2010, the World Usability Day community held over 150 events in more than 40 countries. During the last five years, over 1,750 conference participants from all parts of North America representing industry, government, and academia have attended the annual event at Michigan State University.
World Usability Day was founded to explore ways to ensure that the services and products important to life are easier to access and simpler to use.
How Understanding the Business Around User Experience Design Will Make You Better at the Business of User Experience Design
Innovation in Financial Services: How to Overcome the Challenges
|1:00-3:00||Tours of UARC