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Tuesday, June 21, 2011 - Pre-Conference Workshops & Tutorials
Time
Description
Presenters
Location

9:00am - 5:00pm

A Step-by-Step Guide to Online (Unmoderated) Usability Testing
Tutorial () for Usability Fundamentals (UF)

Bill Albert, Tom Tullis, Donna Tedesco
TBD


9:00am - 5:00pm

Practical Statistics for User Research
Tutorial () for General

Jeff Sauro, James R. Lewis
TBD


9:00am - 5:00pm

Agile UX Toolkit
Tutorial () for General

Desiree Sy, John Schrag, Lynn Miller
TBD


9:00am - 5:00pm

Dante Murphy
TBD


9:00am - 5:00pm

An In-Depth Introduction to Fieldwork
Tutorial () for Usability Fundamentals (UF)

Susan Dray
TBD


9:00am - 5:00pm

Principled Interface and Interaction Design
Tutorial () for Usability Fundamentals (UF)

Ken Becker
TBD


9:00am - 5:00pm

Research in Practices: Recent Findings that Usability Professionals should know about
Tutorial () for Advanced Practitioners (AP)

Kath Straub, Veronica Hinkle
TBD


9:00am - 5:00pm

Diagnostic Usability Testing
Tutorial () for Usability Fundamentals (UF)

Elizabeth Benker, Jennifer Canady
TBD


9:00am - 5:00pm

The Business of Usability
Tutorial () for General

Rich Gunther, Scott Butler, Sarah Bloomer, Susan Wolfe
TBD


6:00pm - 9:00pm

Designing With the Mind in Mind
Half Day Tutorial () for General

Jeff Johnson
TBD


6:00pm - 9:00pm

Persona Development for a Complex Set of Products
Half Day Tutorial () for General

Richard Douglass, Carol Smith
TBD


6:00pm - 9:00pm

Post-its™ and Affinities: low-tech tools for high-impact results
Half Day Tutorial () for Usability Fundamentals (UF)

Amy E. Kidd, Mary Beth Rettger
TBD


6:00pm - 9:00pm

Moderating Usability Tests
Half Day Tutorial () for Usability Fundamentals (UF)

Thyra Rauch, Carol Smith
TBD


6:00pm - 9:00pm

How to Test for Web Accessibility and Universal Usability
Half Day Tutorial () for General

Ann Chadwick-Dias, Marguerite Bergel
TBD


6:00pm - 9:00pm

UX Design in a Semantic Web World
Half Day Tutorial () for Advanced Practitioners (AP)

Duane Degler
TBD


6:00pm - 9:00pm

Science and the Usability Specialist: Recent Research Findings You Might Have Missed
Half Day Tutorial () for General

Fiona Tranquada, Marisa Siegel, Tom Tullis
TBD


6:00pm - 9:00pm

Plan for Success: Selecting the Right Combination of Research and Design Techniques for Your Projects
Half Day Tutorial () for Usability Fundamentals (UF)

Michael Hawley
TBD


6:00pm - 9:00pm

Strategic Alliances
Half Day Tutorial () for General

Jan Triplett
TBD

Wednesday, June 22, 2011 - Pre-Conference Workshops & Tutorials
Time
Description
Presenters
Location

9:00am - 10:00am

Designing for Social Change
Presentation () for General

Paul Adams
TBD


10:10am - 10:40am

Working in Harmony with Interactive Agencies and End Clients
Presentation () for General

Danaus Chang, Charles Wiedenhoft
TBD


10:10am - 10:40am

The Babble Ratio and Other Observations from Usability Testing Assessments
Peer Reviewed Paper () for Advanced Practitioners (AP)

Rolf Molich
TBD


10:10am - 10:40am

Field studies: magic versus structured analysis
Presentation () for Usability Fundamentals (UF)

Giles Colborne
TBD


10:10am - 10:40am

Usability's Next Top Model: Keystroke Level Modeling
Presentation () for General

Michael E. Rawlins, Lori Hawkins
TBD


10:10am - 10:40am

Testing Universal Symbols for Healthcare
Presentation () for General

Oscar Fernández
TBD


10:10am - 10:40am

Sumathi Jayakumar, Gianna LaPin, Tom Suther
TBD


10:10am - 10:40am

Reading body language during user testing: a quick guide
Presentation () for General

Brooke Baldwin
TBD


11:10am - 12:10pm

Effective cognitive modeling for business software
Presentation () for General

Theo Held, Martin Schrepp
TBD


11:10am - 12:10pm

Investing in User Research: Deciding what Research to Perform
Panel () for Advanced Practitioners (AP)

Stephanie Rosenbaum, Chauncey Wilson, Kelly Braun, Seema Swamy, Dennis Wixon, Krista Van Laan
TBD


11:10am - 12:10pm

Using online social networks for research and design
Presentation () for General

Elsa Plumley, Dan Sorvik
TBD


11:10am - 12:10pm

Envisioning Experience
Presentation () for Usability Fundamentals (UF)

Maggie Reilly, Stephanie Sansoucie
TBD


11:10am - 12:10pm

Quantifying the Customer Experience
Presentation () for Advanced Practitioners (AP)

Kuldeep Kelkar, Jim Hudson
TBD


11:10am - 12:10pm

Head to Head: Usability Testing With and Without Eye-tracking
Presentation () for General

Ania Rodriguez, Eugenio Santiago, Marc Resnick, Ania C. Rodriguez
TBD


11:10am - 12:10pm

Usability Fundamentals Program Orientation
Presentation () for Usability Fundamentals (UF)

Eva Gaumond
TBD


1:30pm - 2:30pm

It's Not Rocket Surgery - First Fridays in the U.S. Government
Presentation () for General

Nicole J. Burton, Steve Krug
TBD


1:30pm - 2:30pm

Bill Albert, Susan Wolfe, Dan Szuc, Javier Darriba, Mercedes Sanchez, Elizabeth Rosenzweig
TBD


1:30pm - 2:30pm

Collaborative techniques for developing usability requirements
Presentation () for General

Karen L. Bachmann
TBD


1:30pm - 2:30pm

The Psychology Behind Usability
Presentation () for General

Susan Weinschenk
TBD


1:30pm - 2:30pm

Alison Cox
TBD


1:30pm - 2:30pm

Innovating Mobile Research: A Practical Introduction to Mobile & Tablet User Testing
Presentation () for Usability Fundamentals (UF)

Danaus Chang, Kuldeep Kelkar
TBD


1:30pm - 2:30pm

IGNITE #1
Presentation () for General

Danielle Cooley
TBD


2:40pm - 6:00pm

When Stakes are High: Getting stakeholder buy-in for UX research projects
Workshop () for Advanced Practitioners (AP)

Tomer Sharon
TBD


2:40pm - 6:00pm

Creating an Experience-Driven Strategy
Workshop () for Usability Fundamentals (UF)

Dante Murphy, Georgia Spangenberg
TBD


2:40pm - 6:00pm

Card Sort Data Analysis - Best Practices
Workshop () for General

Carol Righi, Janice James
TBD


2:40pm - 6:00pm

Better Usability Through Visualization
Workshop () for Advanced Practitioners (AP)

Chuck Konfrst, Jason Kuykendall, Chris Staufer, Justin Cullifer
TBD


2:40pm - 6:00pm

Lisa Battle
TBD


2:40pm - 6:00pm

Integrating with Agile: Advanced Techniques
Workshop () for Advanced Practitioners (AP)

Carol J. Smith, Thyra Rauch
TBD


2:40pm - 6:00pm

Toward usable usability research: Building bridges between research and practice
Workshop () for Advanced Practitioners (AP)

Kath Straub, Susan Dray , Elizabeth Buie
TBD


2:40pm - 6:00pm

UPA Global Certification – From Pilot to “Pillars” to Practice
Workshop () for Advanced Practitioners (AP)

Ronnie Battista
TBD


2:40pm - 6:00pm

Lab Tour at the School of Interactive Computing at Georgia Tech
Optional Opportunity () for General

TBD


2:40pm - 6:00pm

Georgia Aquarium Tour
Optional Opportunity () for General

TBD


2:40pm - 6:00pm

Turner Studios Tour
Optional Opportunity () for General

TBD


2:40pm - 6:00pm

User Insight Lab Tour
Optional Opportunity () for General

TBD

Thursday, June 23, 2011 - Main Conference
Time
Description
Presenters
Location

9:00am - 10:00am

Recruiting Better User Research Participants
Presentation () for General

Jim Ross
TBD


9:00am - 10:00am

How Research Plays: The UX of Mobile Gaming
Presentation () for General

Salvador A. Becerra, Laura A. Smith
TBD


9:00am - 10:00am

Beyond Card Sorting: Using multiple methods to build a more robust IA
Presentation () for Usability Fundamentals (UF)

Deborah Zabala Torres
TBD


9:00am - 10:00am

Preference and Desirability Testing: Measuring Emotional Response to Guide Design
Presentation () for Advanced Practitioners (AP)

Michael Hawley, Paul Doncaster
TBD


9:00am - 10:00am

Neuro Web Design: What makes them click?
Presentation () for General

Susan Weinschenk
TBD


9:00am - 10:00am

Danielle Cooley
TBD


9:00am - 10:00am

Strategic Alliances – Find a Friend to Meet Your Goals
Presentation () for General

Jan Triplett
TBD


10:10am - 10:40am

It’s in the cards. Users share their experience in ways that count.
Presentation () for Advanced Practitioners (AP)

Carol Barnum, Laura Palmer
TBD


10:10am - 10:40am

Innovations in Accessibility: Designing for Digital Outcasts
Presentation () for General

Kel Smith
TBD


10:10am - 10:40am

Chad Sampanes, Lynn Rampoldi-Hnilo, Brent K. White, Michele T. Snyder
TBD


10:10am - 10:40am

Designing with a Service Perspective: A Bronx Tale
Presentation () for Advanced Practitioners (AP)

Laura Keller
TBD


10:10am - 10:40am

Getting effective answers from research sessions
Presentation () for Usability Fundamentals (UF)

Chris How
TBD


10:10am - 10:40am

Jeff Sauro
TBD


10:10am - 10:40am

Julie Jensen
TBD


11:10am - 12:10pm

Using Multiple Research Techniques to Enhance User Experience
Presentation () for General

Demetrios Karis, Bob Virzi
TBD


11:10am - 12:10pm

Into the Wild: Uncovering Holistic Mobile Insights
Presentation () for General

Amy Buckner, Pamela Walshe
TBD


11:10am - 12:10pm

How to use photographs to improve the user experience
Presentation () for Usability Fundamentals (UF)

James Chudley
TBD


11:10am - 12:10pm

Multi-channel design: Should you design simultaneously?
Presentation () for Advanced Practitioners (AP)

Alison Cox, Kathy Coats
TBD


11:10am - 12:10pm

Triangulating Research Using Multiple Methods
Presentation () for General

Naini Mistry, Kuldeep Kelkar, Jim Hudson
TBD


11:10am - 12:10pm

Developers Are People, Too: Writing Specs That Work
Presentation () for General

Josh Cothran
TBD


11:10am - 12:10pm

IGNITE #2
Presentation () for General

TBD


1:30pm - 2:30pm

Mobile Web Emerging Trends and Best Practices: Are you Ready?
Presentation () for General

Cory M. Lebson
TBD


1:30pm - 2:30pm

Conducting Research in the Operating Room: What You Should Know
Presentation () for General

Beth Loring, Jim Rudolph
TBD


1:30pm - 2:30pm

Tool Time: Remote Testing Tools you should know about
Presentation () for Usability Fundamentals (UF)

Michael E. Rawlins, Kath Straub
TBD


1:30pm - 2:30pm

Dangerous in the Wrong Hands, or Power to the People?
Panel () for Advanced Practitioners (AP)

Eva Kaniasty, Rich Buttiglieri, Jen McGinn, Bob Thomas, Michael Hawley, Steve Krug
TBD


1:30pm - 2:30pm

IGNITE #3
Presentation () for General

TBD


1:30pm - 2:30pm

The United Nations, UX and World Usability Day
Presentation () for General

Elizabeth Rosenzweig, Brian Sullivan
TBD


1:30pm - 2:30pm

Design Principles: The Philosophy of UX
Presentation () for General

Whitney Hess
TBD


2:40pm - 3:10pm

Changing The Guardian through “Guerilla usability testing”
Presentation () for General

Martin Belam
TBD


2:40pm - 3:10pm

Chinese web design patterns: how and why they’re different
Presentation () for General

Chui Chui Tan
TBD


2:40pm - 3:10pm

Want to be a senior manager? You already know how!
Presentation () for Advanced Practitioners (AP)

Mary Beth Rettger
TBD


2:40pm - 3:10pm

Rethinking "Country Differences": A Framework for Planning International Research
Presentation () for Usability Fundamentals (UF)

Deborah Zabala Torres, Jim Hudson
TBD


2:40pm - 3:10pm

How to Write a Killer Proposal for UPA 2012
Presentation () for General

Giles Colborne
TBD


2:40pm - 3:10pm

Design Meets Disability
Presentation () for General

Sharron Rush
TBD


3:40pm - 4:10pm

Insights from Conducting Research in China
Presentation () for General

Christy Harper
TBD


3:40pm - 4:10pm

Handshake over the Firewall
Presentation () for Advanced Practitioners (AP)

Stan Drozdetski
TBD


3:40pm - 4:10pm

Multi-touch Gestures for a Security Monitoring Application: Design and Evaluation Methods
Peer Reviewed Paper () for General

Pallavi Dharwada, Jason Laberge
TBD


3:40pm - 4:10pm

Not your father’s web analytics report
Presentation () for General

David Mahaffey, Kath Straub
TBD


3:40pm - 4:10pm

How to be a Great Reviewer
Presentation () for General

Sara Mastro
TBD


3:40pm - 4:10pm

Benefits of Accessible, Inclusive Design
Presentation () for General

Sharron Rush
TBD

Friday, June 24, 2011 - Main Conference
Time
Description
Presenters
Location

9:00am - 10:00am

Winning that Elusive Buy-in for UX Research Projects
Presentation () for General

Tomer Sharon
TBD


9:00am - 10:00am

Brainstorming and Beyond: Ideation, Innovation, and Insight
Presentation () for Usability Fundamentals (UF)

Chauncey E. Wilson
TBD


9:00am - 10:00am

The Evaluator Effect Revisited (CUE-9)
Presentation () for General

Rolf Molich
TBD


9:00am - 10:00am

"You’ve Got One Hour: Now DO something!”: Gaining Leverage When Resources Are Limited
Presentation () for Advanced Practitioners (AP)

Susan Dray
TBD


9:00am - 10:00am

UPA Leadership Panel
Presentation () for General

Mary Beth Rettger, Elizabeth Rosenzweig, Janice James, Silvia Zimmermann
TBD


9:00am - 10:00am

Whitney Hess
TBD


10:10am - 11:10am

Designing for Social Change - Starting With You!
Presentation () for General

Bertice Berry
TBD


11:40am - 12:40pm

Social & Public Interfaces
Presentation () for General

M P Ranjan
TBD