||Register by March 20 and you can really save on your fee.
Usability IS A primary consideration for the design of products
and services. At CHI 2003 you have the opportunity to explore and
exchange ideas with many of the premier practitioners and consultants
in the field of human-computer interaction. This year's conference offers
36 full and half-day tutorials. A small sample of this year's
usability-related presentations include:
Jared Spool and Christine Perfetti of User Interface Engineering
present the 2003 follow-on to their very popular CHI 2002 tutorial with
ground-breaking results and findings on Web-Site design and usability
in Web-Site Usability: The Big Picture 2003.
Stanford University research psychologist Diane J. Schiano and
Agiliant anthropologist Bonnie A. Nardi present a variety of practical
and effective methods for assessing product usefulness, usability and
use and provide feedback in an User Research Design Clinic in their
tutorial on Usability and Beyond! Understanding Usefulness and Use
Deborah Mayhew, a veteran usability engineering consultant and CHI
tutorial instructor, will present how a Usability Champion can
Promoting, Establishing and Institutionalizing Usability Engineering
in an organization.
Nigel Bevan of SERCO, UK and active participant of several international
standards groups will present simple techniques that can be used to
specify usability performance requirments and reduce business risk in
Setting Usability Performance Requirements
Bonnie John and Len Bass of Carnegie Mellon University will present tools
that explicitly link software mechanisms to usability benefits and
how to make informed software architectual decisions that do not preclude
delivery of a usable system in Avoiding "We can't change that!":
Architecture & Usability.
Consult the Tutorials Schedule for a complete list of offerings.
CHI 2003 is the premier worldwide forum for the exchange of information
on all aspects of how people interact with computers. On April 5-10 over
2000 researchers, practitioners, educators, and students will meet from
over 45 countries in Fort Lauderdale, FL, USA to explore the new
horizons of human-computer interaction. This year's conference features
six days of world-class presentations including 36 tutorials, plenary speakers, dynamic panels, paper sessions and more. To see the complete conference offering, go directly to the CHI 2003 Advance Program
Participation in CHI 2003 is open to all with an interest in
Human-Computer Interaction. Register before March 20th, 2003 and you can really save on your fee.
The anchor's up, and it's time to come aboard CHI 2003 and
help us steer a course... bring distant shores into view... chart new
routes to new
destinations. Explore new design horizons at CHI 2003, the premier
international forum for the exchange of the latest information on all
aspects of Human-Computer Interaction. Plan to attend CHI 2003.
CHI 2003 is sponsored by ACM's Special Interest Group on
Computer-Human Interaction ACM SIGCHI, In addition to ACM, various organizations support CHI 2003. Champion
sponsors include: Diamond
Bullet Design, Google, Microsoft, Unisys and Yahoo! Contributing sponsors
include: eLearn magazine, IBM, Intel Research Menlo Technology Group, Nokia, OSDN Slashdot, Sun Microsystems and User Interface Engineering.
The annual CHI conference attracts a lot of attention from
the media. A number of articles about the conference and the work
presented there are written each year. Some interesting articles include:
Electronic Engineering Times (EETimes):
San Jose Mercury News:
- Designers Adapting Computers to Human Behavior
- Conference tackles ease-of-use issues
- Anthropologists adapt technology to world's cultures
Explore the New Horizons - Plan to Attend CHI 2003.