International Day

Thursday, 20. June 2019

With more than 200 events in over 40 countries of the fifth World Usability Day invites users and developers of 2005 of UPA (the usability professional association) called day is in the life for on November 12 a worldwide bond between research institutions, companies and users. In Germany alone, there will be events with interactive exhibitions, competitions, workshops and lectures in 18 cities to do so. Henning BRAU, President who sees German UPA, the day of action as a way to demonstrate how much can be added, if you seriously take the user’s perspective in designing products”. That not only in the industry, but also the events interaction and practical relevance are capitalized, reflected inter alia in the Berlin program. There usability test drive under the motto “considered the design of services and products around the theme of travel. Visitors are encouraged both to take, as well as the human machine interfaces of ticket machines under the magnifying glass entire process of a trip.

In the workshops, which take place partly in Berlin Central station, participants can learn methods of usability and user-centered design and try out under the guidance of local. The results are then made available the public. Stuttgart shows another example of inter communication design in the sense of the word. Under the auspices of the Mayor, Wolfgang Schuster, is invited to a large Ausstellungsparcour, in which the latest multi touch system look way measurements on Web pages up to the possibilities of the gestures can be tried and tested. No less interesting is 16 venues of course with everyone else, in which total more than 100 lectures and workshops by experts from industry and science will take place.

Well-known usability experts from companies such as Apple, SAP, Siemens, Telecom or XING as well as universities, colleges and research institutes present latest research results and practical Instructions for the path to the user-centric product. Also, the events are accompanied by a photo contest, invites visitors to record their everyday small and big frustrations with products in the picture. All details and the entire program is available at participating locations in the German-speaking Aachen, Berlin, Bonn, Chemnitz, Darmstadt, Dresden, Dusseldorf, Graz, Hamburg, Hanover, Kassel, Kiel, Cologne, Mannheim, Magdeburg, Munich, Stuttgart, Weimar, Vienna, Wiesbaden, Zurich contact: German Chapter of the usability professionals’ Association e.V. c/o Matthias C. Schroeder P.o. box 80 06 46 D-70506 Stuttgart

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