YOU ARE INVITED TO CELEBRATE MICHIGAN WORLD USABILITY DAY
DATE: Thursday, November 8, 2007
TIME: 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
LOCATION: Kellogg Hotel & Conference Center, East Lansing, Michigan
RSVP: This event is free, but seating is limited. Registration and detailed
program information is available at: www.usability.msu.edu/conf2007.asp.
Michigan State University's Usability & Accessibility Center and the
Michigan Usability Professionals' Association (MI-UPA) have organized World
Usability Day for Michigan, one of many such events that will join over 170
locations in more than 35 countries to promote World Usability Day on
Thursday, November 8, 2007. This is the third statewide celebration of World
Usability Day and MSU's Fifth Annual Usability & Accessibility Event.
The focus for World Usability Day 2007 is healthcare. Whether it's new
medical devices or technologies; drug research, approval, or delivery;
patient forms or medical records sharing; emergency disaster planning;
increasing the functionality of hospitals; or everyday healthcare delivery,
EVERYONE is affected by usability in healthcare.
PROGRAM (complete information at: www.usability.msu.edu/conf2007.asp)
Designing Usable Healthcare Web Applications
Speaker: Jason Withrow, Business Analyst, University of Michigan Health
System, and Faculty, Washtenaw Community College
Winning with Usable Software in Life Science Research
Speakers: Richard Sheridan, President, Menlo Innovations, and Jennifer
Baird, President and CEO, Accuri Cytometers
Lunch will be included in this year's program - sponsored by MSU's
Libraries, Computing, and Technology (free, but you must register)
Session 1 (during lunch):
Healthcare Usability--Code Blue!
Speaker: Shane Lovellette, User Experience Products Manager, TechSmith
Designing for Older Adult Users of Web, Mobile, and Handheld Technologies
Speaker: S. Ann Becker, Professor, Management Information Systems and
Computer Science, and Director, National Center for Small Business
Information, Florida Institute of Technology
Patient Safety and Usability: Experiences in the Department of Veterans
Speaker: Janine A. Purcell, Cognitive Engineer, VHA Bar Code Resource Office
Codeless QA Testing: A Revolution in the Automated Testing Tool Market
Speakers: Sumanth Muthyala, Usability Engineer-Technical Lead, Compuware
Corporation; Ergin Salih, TestPartner Development Team Lead, Compuware
Corporation; Jim Brennan, TestPartner Product Manager, Compuware Corporation
Making Sense out of Health Insurance Benefits Selection: Case Study with a
Speaker: Laurie Kantner, Vice President of Client Services, Tec-Ed, Inc.
TOURS, MSU USABILITY & ACCESSIBILITY CENTER (Kellogg Center, East Lansing)
Tours of the Usability & Accessibility Center will be offered throughout the
morning, lasting about 15 minutes. Meet in the UAC reception area (Room 93,
Garden Level). Demonstrations of adaptive technology will also be offered.
WORK-IN-PROGRESS POSTER SESSION
The Work-in-Progress Poster Session is an ideal venue for showcasing
innovative work in its early stages that may benefit from discussion with
usability experts from both academia and industry. We encourage researchers
to submit their work-in-progress, present their valuable ideas, and enrich
the usability and accessibility knowledge gained by the attendants. The
theme of this year's World Usability Day poster session is usability,
accessibility, and healthcare. Submission guidelines at:
Michigan Usability Professionals' Association
Capitol Research Services, Inc.
Michigan State University:
Libraries, Computing & Technology
College of Communications Arts and Sciences
MATRIX, The Center for Humane, Arts, Letters, and Social Sciences Online
Resource Center for Persons with Disabilities
Writing in Digital Environments (WIDE) Research Center
Office for Inclusion and Intercultural Initiatives
National Center for the Study of University Engagement
University Outreach and Engagement
Michigan World Usability Day registration available at:
World Usability Day information available at:
MSU Usability & Accessibility Center
Michigan State University
93 Kellogg Center
East Lansing, MI 48824-1022
Telephone: (517) 353-8977
FAX: (517) 432-9541
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