NYC IxDA Event: Christine Perfetti, UIE, July 13th

3 Jul 2006 - 2:25pm
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_--NYC IxDA is Pleased to Announce--_
What Makes a Design Seem Intuitive?
Presented by Christine Perfetti
Thursday, July 13th, 2006, 6:30 - 8:30 pm

Everyone wants an "intuitive" interface: the users, the designers, and the
content publishers. But building them is hard. User Interface Engineering's
recent research has given insight into why it's hard and how to get past
major obstacles.

In this talk, Christine Perfetti of User Interface Engineering (UIE) will
- How to teach users concepts without their even realizing it
- How some designers have managed to make simple concepts complex
- Examples of popular web sites that have made complex topics intuitive

*About Christine and UIE*
As one of the most requested instructors at User Interface Engineering,
Christine has worked with dozens of companies on their toughest web design
problems. With her extensive knowledge of human factors, task design, user
recruitment, and usability testing practices, Christine has been a top-rated
presenter at CHI 2001- 2005, the UIE Research Forums, Intranets 2001, and
STC regional conferences. She has also taught Human Factors at the Tufts
University Gordon Institute for Engineering Management.

When: Thursday, July 13th, 2006, 6:30 - 8:30 pm
(Post-talk appetizers, compliments of UIE, at a nearby venue)

A hip space in SoHo
(details to be provided after you RSVP)

Free (If you'd like to donate to IxDA to help grow the organization
so we can have more great events, you may do so at

We have about 50 spaces available for this event. To secure your
space, please RSVP to <nyc at> with your name and
email address. If you are bringing guests, please send us each
guest's name and email address, so that we can email them as well.

For more information about IxDA, or if you are interested in getting
involved, please contact us at <nyc at> or visit our web site

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