Full Day Event

An event that lasts for an entire day.

World Usability Day at the University of Minnesota

You are invited to World Usability Day on November 13, 2014, in the St. Paul Student Center Theater (St. Paul Campus, Twin Cities). This year the University of Minnesota’s IT@UMN User Experience Team, Libraries, and CLA Department of Writing Studies have partnered with The Nerdery, Macalester College, Metropolitan State University, and Thomson Reuters to host a day of programming around the theme of “Engagement”. Please join us for one or more of the events.

World Usability Day at APIIT - Sri Lanka

The Asia Pacific Institute of Information Technology will be participating in this world wide event by hosting a full day series of industry talks and workshops. The industry talks will be targeted towards providing insight into the mechanisms adopted by industry to enrich user experience and user engagement. In addition a series of workshops will be designed to provide participants insight into user profiling and UI design. The Speakers presenting at this event will be from leading organizations in the software development industry such as: UX Colombo, 99X, Zone 24x7 and IFS.

World Usability Day 2014

Presentations and Workshop on the topic of user engagement in the DesignLab University of Twente.
Keynote: Democratic Design Engagements, by Pelle Ehn, professor at the School of Arts and Communication, Malmö University, Sweden.
Demonstrations DesignLab.

Presentations by practitioners
• Embedded User Engagement, Christian Suurmeijer, Benchmark Electronics
• Mind the Gap, Jos Thalen, Invocate
• Regulatory Expectations on user engagement for medical devices, Sonja Paus-Buzing - UL Wiklund
• Make more use of user testing, Tom Evers, D’Andrea & Evers Design

2 Workshops: a choice of five Methods & Tools sessions by researchers:
1. Participation in renovation, Stella Boess, TU Delft
2. Engaging users through low-tech visualizations, Frederick van Amstel, University of Twente
3. Emogram, Karin van Beurden, Gerard van Os, Saxion
4. Persuasive design case: safety helmets, Margot Stilma, senior researcher Industrial Design, Saxion
5. Engagement game: Managing stress with serious gaming, Maartje Bakhuys Roozeboom, TNO

GE Healthcare World Usability Day

The GE Healthcare Usability Center of Excellence (UCoE) team invites GE employees to the World Usability Day celebration.  The UCoE team will be hosting several global virtual info sessions hosted by internal HFE practitioners to demonstrate best practices, provide solid usability examples and usability processes applied.  Other events also include a Usability Clinic, Use it or Lose it contest and Usability Jeopardy. 

Come join the sessions, get your usability questions answered, and take away information that you can use right away in your day to day operations!

World Usability Day @ Clemson University

Clemson University's annual World Usability Day, AKA "Make Things Easier Day," promotes the values of usability, user-centered design, and every user's responsibility to ask for things that work better. This event is open to all Clemson faculty and students interested in usability, user experience, and related fields. Coffee and light refreshments will be available. This event is brought to you by the Clemson University chapter of the Society for Technical Communication.


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