The University of Minnesota has hosted World Usability Day every year since its inception in 2005. It’s changed a lot since the first year, when the bulk of the activity was focused around explaining the definition and value of usability to attendees.
All events are free to attend. Add your name to our RSVP list.
9:00 a.m. Introduction to World Usability Day
David Rosen, IT@UMN
9:30 a.m. Is Innovation just a buzzword for novelty?
10:45 a.m. Systematic Inventive Thinking
Presented by Pamela Haats, Hennepin County Center of Innovation and Excellence
12:30 p.m. Planning a Space for Innovation: How do we make an environment conducive to this thinking?
1:45 p.m. Design Thinking
3:00 p.m. How Usability Creates UXers
Presented by Fred Beecher, The Nerdery
3:30 p.m. Innovation in Usability; Combating Bias and Artificiality, Gaining Actionable Value
Results of Tabling Activity provided by The Nerdery