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UPA2011 Award Night

  1. 1. UPA International 2011 Awards<br />presented by Silvia C. ZimmermannPresident UPA International 2009-2011<br />
  2. 2. 20 Years of UPA<br />Fotostream by Tom Tullis on Flicker<br />
  3. 3. UPA Membership Growth<br />35<br />10‘400<br />
  4. 4. UPA Country Growth<br />1<br />44<br />
  5. 5. UPA Regional Outreach<br />Asia<br />Europe<br />North America<br />South America<br />MEAO<br />5 Regions<br />
  6. 6. UPA global conferences<br />User Friendly China 600+ <br />UXeperience Russia/UPA Europe 500+<br />Testistanbul/UPA Istanbul 700<br />MC Germany/German UPA 400+<br />UPA Boston 500+<br />… plus many, many more UX conferences with UPA International involvement...<br />
  7. 7. UPA DNA<br />Most inclusive network of Usability and UX practitioners worldwide<br />UPA fosters a culture of community thinking<br /><ul><li>UPA allows for individual creativity and growth
  8. 8. UPA members share a social identity</li></ul>SocialValue Social Position<br />
  9. 9. Industry Trends<br />Search Usability UX HCI Experience Design CHI Design Desktop Computing <br />Context Aware Computing Smart Objects Mobile Computing Social<br />Curate Need for Innovation<br />
  10. 10. Social Position<br />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?<br />
  11. 11. UPA Chapter Award Germany<br />For its continuous growth and activities, including the development<br />of the first UPA certification program, organizing WUD events in<br />Germany, and hosting the 2010 UPA International Conference in Munich.<br />
  12. 12. UPA ChapterAward Japan<br />For its bringing the Japanese UX community to theUPA International family and for holding excellent local activities<br />including WUD 2010 in Tokyo. <br />Fotostream by Tokyo Interactions on Flicker<br />
  13. 13. UPA International Student Design Competition<br />
  14. 14. Team Canada<br />Project Name: Wearable Technology in a Physical Rehabilitation Environment<br />School: McGill University, Montreal, Canada<br />Students: Andrew Sutcliffe, Jun Ye Yu, John ToddFaculty <br />Supervisor: Jeremy Cooperstock<br />
  15. 15. Team Singapore<br />Project Name: Stop For Me, Bus!<br />School: National University of Singapore, Singapore<br />Students: Pan Wei Hao, PhetmanyXaychaleune, Yee Puay Yip Karen, Yin Yue, Zee Zheng Kang Benjamin<br />Faculty Supervisor: Foong Pin Sym<br />
  16. 16. Team Mexico<br />Project Name: TIMI: A System to Help Indigenous Groups in the Use of Public Transportation<br />School: Universidad Tecnológica de la Mixteca, Oaxaca, México<br />Students: HermenegildoFernández Santos, René Mecott Ríos, Raquel PérezDomínguez<br />Faculty Supervisor: Mario Moreno<br />
  17. 17. UPA Service Award<br />Chris Koster<br />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. <br />
  18. 18. UPA Service Award<br />AviParush<br />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). <br />
  19. 19. UPA Service Award<br />Toshikazu Shinohara<br />For his important contribution of making the Japan UPA Chapter <br />real as well as his continuous support to and participation in <br />UPA Asia from 2009 to 2010.<br />
  20. 20. UPA Service Award<br />Toyohiro Kanayama<br />For his tireless work in organizing UX professionals to create the Japan UPA Chapter and for his leadership in establishing strong worldwide relationships.<br />
  21. 21. UPA Lifetime Achievement Award<br />Thomas S. Tullis, PhD<br />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. <br />
  22. 22. THANK YOU UPA!<br />
  23. 23. For 20 years of…Sustainable VisionsStrong LeadershipShared values<br />
  24. 24. Silvia C. ZimmermannPresident UPA International@SZimmermannsilvia.zimmermann@usability.ch<br />