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UPA2011 Award Night
UPA2011 Award Night
UPA2011 Award Night
UPA2011 Award Night
UPA2011 Award Night
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UPA2011 Award Night
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UPA2011 Award Night
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  • 1. UPA International 2011 Awards
    presented by Silvia C. ZimmermannPresident UPA International 2009-2011
  • 2. 20 Years of UPA
    Fotostream by Tom Tullis on Flicker
  • 3. UPA Membership Growth
  • 4. UPA Country Growth
  • 5. UPA Regional Outreach
    North America
    South America
    5 Regions
  • 6. UPA global conferences
    User Friendly China 600+
    UXeperience Russia/UPA Europe 500+
    Testistanbul/UPA Istanbul 700
    MC Germany/German UPA 400+
    UPA Boston 500+
    … plus many, many more UX conferences with UPA International involvement...
  • 7. UPA DNA
    Most inclusive network of Usability and UX practitioners worldwide
    UPA fosters a culture of community thinking
    • UPA allows for individual creativity and growth
    • 8. UPA members share a social identity
    SocialValue Social Position
  • 9. Industry Trends
    Search Usability UX HCI Experience Design CHI Design Desktop Computing
    Context Aware Computing Smart Objects Mobile Computing Social
    Curate Need for Innovation
  • 10. Social Position
    What can we as an association do to ensure that our social value and our social position does not dilute in the current environment of social change?
  • 11. UPA Chapter Award Germany
    For its continuous growth and activities, including the development
    of the first UPA certification program, organizing WUD events in
    Germany, and hosting the 2010 UPA International Conference in Munich.
  • 12. UPA ChapterAward Japan
    For its bringing the Japanese UX community to theUPA International family and for holding excellent local activities
    including WUD 2010 in Tokyo.
    Fotostream by Tokyo Interactions on Flicker
  • 13. UPA International Student Design Competition
  • 14. Team Canada
    Project Name: Wearable Technology in a Physical Rehabilitation Environment
    School: McGill University, Montreal, Canada
    Students: Andrew Sutcliffe, Jun Ye Yu, John ToddFaculty
    Supervisor: Jeremy Cooperstock
  • 15. Team Singapore
    Project Name: Stop For Me, Bus!
    School: National University of Singapore, Singapore
    Students: Pan Wei Hao, PhetmanyXaychaleune, Yee Puay Yip Karen, Yin Yue, Zee Zheng Kang Benjamin
    Faculty Supervisor: Foong Pin Sym
  • 16. Team Mexico
    Project Name: TIMI: A System to Help Indigenous Groups in the Use of Public Transportation
    School: Universidad Tecnológica de la Mixteca, Oaxaca, México
    Students: HermenegildoFernández Santos, René Mecott Ríos, Raquel PérezDomínguez
    Faculty Supervisor: Mario Moreno
  • 17. UPA Service Award
    Chris Koster
    For his energy and professionalism in his work asAssistant Editor, Associate Managing Editor, and Managing Editor of the UPA Usability Experience Magazine from 2005 to today.
  • 18. UPA Service Award
    For his contributions to UPA and to the profession through his work as the founder andEditor-in-Chief of the Journal of Usability Studies (JUS).
  • 19. UPA Service Award
    Toshikazu Shinohara
    For his important contribution of making the Japan UPA Chapter
    real as well as his continuous support to and participation in
    UPA Asia from 2009 to 2010.
  • 20. UPA Service Award
    Toyohiro Kanayama
    For his tireless work in organizing UX professionals to create the Japan UPA Chapter and for his leadership in establishing strong worldwide relationships.
  • 21. UPA Lifetime Achievement Award
    Thomas S. Tullis, PhD
    For his leadership in the usability field for over 30 years; his commitment to education in the UX field; his research and publications, especially around UX metrics and his quantitative approaches; and his ambassadorship of the field.
  • 22. THANK YOU UPA!
  • 23. For 20 years of…Sustainable VisionsStrong LeadershipShared values
  • 24. Silvia C. ZimmermannPresident UPA