News & Alerts


World Usability Save the Date & Call for Speakers

August 9, 2017
people holding a plastic gear
Join us for World Usability Day on November 9

World Usability Day — Save the Date & Call for Speakers

Save the Date

Join us again for World Usability Day on November 9, 2017. This year’s theme is “Inclusion through User Experience.” We’re planning a day’s worth of workshops, talks, panels, and discussions that celebrate user-friendly practices, services, and products. All events are free, and open to the public.

Call for Speakers

Please consider presenting at this year’s World Usability Day event. We’re on the lookout for people to share their experience and their stories about inclusion through user experience. The event is attended by 100+ from the Twin Cities with a passion for UX, or those with the curiosity to learn more. Your presentation will be recorded and shared via YouTube for even further reach. Please submit your speaker proposal by end of day, Sept. 15.

Learn more & submit your proposal(s) via Google Form.

Topic Ideas

  • Universal Design: Creating technology and products that work for everyone

  • Accessibility

  • Create more usable civic and governmental websites

  • Artificial intelligent (AI) systems supporting global inclusion

  • AI systems to protect against bullying

  • Empathy as a part of collaboration

  • Social Change through Social Media

  • Unity through Social Change

  • Unity is inclusion

  • Change through Inclusion

  • Inclusion through Collaboration

  • Global User Experience as a path towards inclusion

  • Your own topic about Inclusion through User Experience

The Details

Thursday, November 9, 2017, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Humphrey Auditorium, Hubert H. Humphrey School of Public Affairs, 301 19th Avenue South

West Bank of the University of Minnesota's Minneapolis campus

Free and open to the public