World Usability Day

  • 13 Nov 2008
  • 1:00 PM - 8:29 PM
  • 16070 N.E. 36th Way, REDMOND, WA 9805, Kodiak Room, Bld. 33, Microsoft Campus (main)

Do you play a part in creating tools and technology for other people to use? COME JOIN US!

Come hear from key professionals, sharing techniques that have worked best in making tasks easier, and how you, we and others across the software industry together affect the users’ experience. Come listen and share, apply and extend this experience focus – to transport, mobility and other arenas. Come network, share and discuss with other professionals your major questions, concerns, asks, and insights.

No pre-registration necessary. Attendance welcomed up to maximum space! Updates and further details on location and driving directions will be provided at http://www.worldusabilityday.org/en/microsoft-hosted-at-redmond

Event Details

1:00-1:45PM

Inside the car: Understanding User Needs and User Experience Challenges

Jason Kriese (Sr. Program Manager, MS Auto) & Karen Kaushansky (Sr. User Experience Designer, Tellme)

2:00-2:45PM

Unified Communications: Travel less AND get more done!

Neeti Gupta (Program Manager, MS Unified Communications)

3:00-3:45PM

Applying Design and Ease of Use Principles to User Experience in Transportation – Case Studies

Maggie McGehee (Nelson\Nygaard Consulting Associates, http://nelsonnygaard.com/, Transit Planner)

4:00-5:00PM

Traveling into the Future – New User Interface Techniques – Making Life Easier

Lisa Anderson (Principal User Experience Director, Surface), Dennis Wixon (User Research Manager, Surface), and Ken Mallit (Solutions Architect, US Technical Programs)

6:00-8:30PM

UPA Puget Sound – Transportation Workshop and Panel Discussion

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