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HFES Bulletin

August 2012
Volume 55, Number 8

Annual Meeting

User Experience Day

HFES 2012 Annual Meeting

User Experience Day is a dedicated track of programming specifically geared for user experience (UX) professionals. The event will take place on Wednesday, October 24, from 8:30 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. The objective is to deliver a great program of techni­cal sessions and networking opportunities for all attendees. This is your chance to make personal connections with a wide variety of UX professionals from around the world.

The schedule for 2012 is a full day of high-quality programming with something for everyone. Here are a few highlights.

  • Invited speaker Bill Buxton, author and principal UX researcher at Microsoft Re­search, presenting ?The Human Factors of ?Simple? Devices? (8:30-10:00 a.m.)
  • ?User Experience and Agile Development? panel discussion chaired by Marc L. Resnick with panelists John F. (Jeff) Kelley, IBM; Jay Elkerton, Emerson; Russ Beebe, Vanderbilt U.; and Ania Rodriguez, Key Lime Interactive (10:30 a.m.-12:00 noon)
  • Best UX paper competition (1:30-3:00 p.m.)
  • Future leaders speed networking (by invitation only, sponsored by Key Lime Inter­active)
  • UX Day happy hour, sponsored by Emerson Process Management (Lucky's Lounge, 5:30-7:00 p.m.)

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