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World Usability Day 2016 is on November 10
Save the date!
World Usability Day is planned for November 10, 2016, 9:00am - 7:00pm in the Hubert H. Humphrey School of Public Affairs. This year's theme is Sustainable ("Green") UX.
Join us for a full day of presentations. It's free to attend: professionals across the Twin Cities are welcome. The schedule for the day is below.
Mainstage (Cowles Auditorium)
8:45 a.m. – 9:00 a.m.
Introduction to World Usability Day - David Rosen, IT@UMN
9:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.
Accessibility as Sustainable Design - Jay Wyant, MN.IT Services
10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
Transit and Usability: Demystifying Lines and Signs - Katie Roth, Kristin Thompson, Laura Matson from Metro Transit
11:30 a.m. – 12:45 p.m.
Lunch provided for those who RSVP’d
Dear User: Let's Be Friends - Scott Kubie, Brain Traffic
2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Hennepin County Food Recycle and Compost ICONATHON - John Jaimez, Hennepin County Environment and Energy
3:15 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Using Complete Streets To Foster Great Communities - Karen Nikolai, Hennepin County Public Works
Training Room 50A
10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
ARIA: What, Why and When - Phil Kragnes, University of Minnesota
Breakout Room 50B
2:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
One Change at a Time: Pop up Usability Testing - Jen Neveau, Cody Hanson, Wanda Marsolek, Brian Conn from University of Minnesota Libraries
6:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
SustainableUX Online panel dedicated to design in a warming world. http://sustainableux.com/
This event will be streamed live, and hosted in Room 50B. Sign up at Eventbrite: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/world-usability-day-a-sustainableux-preview...
UXPA - Minnesota Happy Hour and UX Trivia at Republic
After the day's events, join us as UXPA - Minnesota hosts a happy hour at Republic from 5:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. All World Usability Day attendees are welcome.
UX Bar Trivia, hosted by The Nerdery's Fred Beecher, will begin at 6:00 p.m. at Republic. Come with a team of up to 6 people, or just find a team there and give it a shot!
World Usability Day at the University of Minnesota is sponsored by:
IT@UMN | Platinum Sponsor
TCF Bank | Platinum Sponsor
Straight Line Theory | Silver Sponsor
Department of Writing Studies | Bronze Sponsor