2014 World Usability Day with UXPA Cleveland

A Day of UX Education & Training -

The tenth annual World Usability Day (WUD) event will be celebrated globally on November 13, in over 40 countries around the world. Join UXPA Cleveland at the Cleveland Museum of Art for a FULL DAY of informative sessions, networking, UX vendor booths, and fun!

Speakers include Michal Levin, who since joining Google in 2009 has been responsible for the UX design of global products in the areas of Enterprise, Analytics, Search, Data visualization and more. Also speaking is award winning researcher, designer and strategist in the field of interactive children’s media, Debra Gelman. Gelman led the research and design of Planet Orange- a site designed to teach 1st through 6th graders financial literacy - which won a USA Today Education "Best Bet" award. Also joining the line-up is local speaker Josh Walsh, current CEO of D-I in Cleveland, Ohio, an experience designer, interaction designer, self-proclaimed design raconteur and angel investor.

Attendees will also have the opportunity to hear about the Cleveland Museum of Art’s Gallery One from Chief Information Office, Jane Alexander. Gallery One is a unique, interactive gallery that blends art, technology and interpretation to inspire visitors to explore the museum’s renowned collections. This revolutionary space features the largest multi-touch screen in the United States, which displays images of over 3,500 objects from the museum’s world-renowned permanent collection.

To conclude the afternoon, Brian Buirge and Jason Bachers, of GFDA, are scheduled to lead a session that is sure to be the supreme example of engagement. GFDA shares with the world pithy maxims aimed at sharing advice to designers and the business minded alike in humorous and obscene one-liners through their blog.


  • UXPA Cleveland members: $75
  • Non-Members: $100


8:45 – 9:15

 Registration (continental breakfast) 

9:15 – 9:30

 Opening Announcements

9:30 – 10:30

 Michal Levin

10:00 – 11:30

 Josh Walsh

11:30 – 12:30

 Jane Alexander – Gallery One

12:30 – 1:30


1:30 – 2:45

 Debera Gelman

2:45 – 3:00


3:05 – 4:30



World Usability Day Location:

Cleveland Museum of Art
11150 East Boulevard
Cleveland, OH 44106

Parking Options:

Parking is included in your registration fee.