UPA DC – UserFocus 2011 Early Bird Registration Open Now

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UserFocus, the area's premier conference for and by local usability professionals, will be held Friday, September 16 at the Renaissance Washington, DC Hotel. The conference, hosted each year by the DC Chapter of the Usability Professionals' Association, is a great place to learn about new trends in usability, share experiences with other local practitioners, and hone the skills in your usability tool kit.

Peter Morville provides the opening keynote on "Ubiquitous Information Architecture: Strategies for Cross-Channel User Experience Design". Sessions for the rest of the day will run on two tracks with presentations of value to seasoned practitioners as well as those new to the field. Topics range from "Making Millions through State-of-the-art Mobile and Desktop eCommerce Usability" to "Running Successful Remote, Moderated, International Usability Studies".

Register now! http://www.upadc.org/userfocus/registration Early bird pricing is in effect through August 16

  • $125 for UPA-DC Members
  • $150 for Nonmembers

The last UserFocus sold out completely.

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The Washington, DC chapter of the User Experience Professionals’ Association (UXPA) is holding a social event/happy hour on Thursday, March 25 from 6-8 pm. It will be at La Tasca in Chinatown, Washington DC, located at 722 7th St, NW (202-347-9190). Free for UPA-DC members; $20 for non-members, which includes UPA-DC membership!

More information & registration:

UPA-DC Event on June 24: iPhone Ergonomics and Designing for a Dynamic Form Factor

This talk will discuss ergonomic concerns related to the iPhone application design and enumerate the various contexts where applications are typically used. Assuming the NDA is lifted following WWDC, details about the 3.0 release of the iPhone OS and its implications on emerging classes of iPhone applications will also be given.

The event will be held on June 24, 2009 (Wednesday) at SRA International, Inc., in Arlington, VA.
6 – 7 PM: Dinner at Cosi, for those who would like to join for dinner
7 – 9 PM: Presentation (Please arrive by 7 PM as building security requires escorts for all attendees)

For details about this event, see Usability Professionals' Association on the Events from Related Organizations page.