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World Usability Day (November 3rd):

by Elizabeth Rosenzweig
Principal Research Scientist, Eastman Kodak Company
Co-Director of Outreach, Usability Professionals' Association

World Usability Day 2005 - Making It Easy!

Plans are forming all over the world. The first annual World Usability Day looks like it will be a great success. The following local areas are in the process of planning their events.

  • Montréal, Canada
  • Boston, Massachusetts
  • New York City, New York
  • Ann Arbor, Michigan
  • Tucson, Arizona
  • Bay Area, San Francisco, California
  • Sydney, Australia
  • Stuttgart, Germany
  • Hong Kong, China
  • Tel Aviv, Israel
  • Wageningen, Netherlands
  • Singapore
  • Rome, Italy
  • Centurion, South Africa

The different types of activities range from events at a local science museum, to multiple visits to development centers and open house events in usability labs. We will be kicking off this exciting event at the UPA Conference SIG meeting. If you can’t be there, then please visit the website to see what new things are developing. You can also contact Elizabeth Rosenzweig at

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