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World Usability Day 2006 Opening Presentation


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World Usability Day 2006 Opening Presentation

  1. 1. Welcome! Sydney
  2. 2. Program <ul><li>10:30 – 11:00am Opening World Usability Day 2006 Susan Wolfe, Client Services Director, Different Solutions </li></ul><ul><li>11 – 11:30am How well does the web work for people who are blind or have low vision? David Woodbridge, Senior Adaptive Technology Consultant, Vision Australia </li></ul><ul><li>12 – 12:30pm Designing the User Experience for Office 2007 Shane Morris, User Experience Evangelist, Microsoft </li></ul><ul><li>1pm – 1:30pm Stand up and speak out when it isn't usable Daniel Woo, Senior Lecturer, University of NSW </li></ul><ul><li>2pm – 2:30pm Mobile phones - people who use them and usability Oliver Weidlich, Mobile Usability Specialist, Ideal Interfaces </li></ul><ul><li>3pm – 3:30pm NEWS Lab and Other Ways to Be Involved Dr. Jackie Moyes, Head of Experience Architecture, News Digital Media </li></ul>
  3. 3. Activities <ul><li>10:30 – 2:30pm Mobile phone challenge Location: Outside State Library of NSW, Macquarie Street, Sydney </li></ul><ul><li>This is a public event held near the entrance to the State Library (TBC). The challenge will be a race, involving 2 or 3 participants each taking a picture with a mobile camera phone (supplied). The participants will then attempt to send the picture with a message to a nominated contact. </li></ul>
  4. 4. Activities <ul><li> - NEWS Lab launch and interactive demonstrations </li></ul><ul><li>Location: Dixson Room, Mitchell Wing, State Library of NSW </li></ul><ul><li> will be launching NEWS Lab, their new research and development section, to coincide with World Usability Day 2006. Visitors will be able to interact with and see demonstrations of new products, and provide feedback which will help shape future products. NEWS Lab will be available from November 14th at </li></ul><ul><li>Eye-Tracking Demonstration </li></ul><ul><li>Morae - User Testing Demonstration </li></ul><ul><li>See What is happening around the world </li></ul><ul><li>Sign the World Usability Day Charter </li></ul><ul><li>Poster Displays </li></ul>
  5. 5. Acknowledgements <ul><li>Telstra - providing NextG wireless internet and bigpond access </li></ul><ul><li>MicroWay (?) – for Morae giveaways </li></ul>