Joint PHICHI & AIGA Meeting, 9/14, 6pm, the Visual vs. the Usable - How do they cross paths?

18 Aug 2006 - 11:17am
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Kyle Pero
2005

*Apologies to those that have received this announcement more than once**

What: Joint PHICHI and AIGA September Meeting: the Visual vs. the Usable -
How do they cross paths?

When:
Thursday, September 14th
Refreshments & Networking: 6-6:30pm – Food and beverages will be provided.
Presentation: 6:30pm – 8ish

Where:
GSI Commerce Headquarters
935 First Avenue
King of Prussia, PA 19406
Directions: http://gsicommerce.com/contactus/directions.jsp

Registration: Free! RSVP required (see below).

This is the first ever joint PHICHI & AIGA meeting!
As user experience professionals, we always need to interface and
collaborate with graphic artists and designers. At times, we all know that
this can be difficult. There is a lot that both professions can learn from
each other in order to work better together. This is why PHICHI has decided
to hold a joint meeting with the local chapter of the American Institute of
Graphic Arts (AIGA).

For this first joint meeting, we decided to give members of both
organizations a closer look at the User-Centered Design process of two local
agencies, Avenue A | Razorfish and GSI Commerce. Each company will explain
their design process from start to finish and show sample deliverables of
their work. You will get to see how their design and user experience teams
work together.

Please register for this meeting at:
http://philadelphia.aiga.org/event_registration-reg.html

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About AIGA:
In 1981, a group of Philadelphia designers formed AIGA Philadelphia, the
first local chapter of the American Institute of Graphic Arts. Presently the
chapter is comprised of over 400 members. AIGA Philadelphia's purpose is
both integral and complementary to the national organization: to provide the
highest standards within the profession and the business community and to
stimulate interest and understanding of graphic design and visual
communication through lectures, exhibitions, periodicals and other
activities. Learn more: http://philadelphia.aiga.org/about.html

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About PHICHI:
PHICHI is the Philadelphia region's chapter of the Association of Computing
Machinery's Special Interest Group on Computer-Human Interaction (ACM
SIGCHI - http://sigchi.org/). We meet once a month to network and discuss
current topics in HCI. Learn more:
http://www.cis.drexel.edu/PhiCHI/index.html

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Would you like to be notified of all upcoming PHICHI events? Please join
our yahoo group: http://groups.yahoo.com/group/phillychi/join

PHICHI meetings are ALWAYS open to anyone who is interested in attending.
Membership to the ACM is NOT required.

Hope to see you all there!

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Kyle Pero
Usable Interface - Usability and User Interface Design Consulting
http://www.usableinterface.com
Phone: 267-241-4786
Email: kylepero at usableinterface.com

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