Joint PHICHI & AIGA Meeting, 11/2, 6pm, the Visual vs. the Usable - A Panel Discussion

19 Oct 2006 - 10:22am
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Kyle Pero

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

What: Joint PHICHI and AIGA November Meeting: the Visual vs. the Usable - A
Panel Discussion

On November 2nd, PhiCHI (The Philadelphia Region's Chapter of the ACM
SIGCHI) and AIGA Philadelphia (American Institute of Graphic Arts) will be
holding their next joint meeting; a round table discussion with audience
participation and panelists from user experience and design team members
from Electronic Ink, Inc. and The Vanguard Group, Inc..

The panelists will discuss questions that were previously submitted from the
AIGA and PHICHI members (For example, how do you feel when you are handed a
wireframe to design/how do you feel when your wireframe is not adhered to?).
We will endeavor to address as many questions as time permits at the event.
Remember, we envision The Visible vs. the Usable to be a series of events.
The discussion will continue.

Thursday, November 2nd
Refreshments & Networking: 6-6:30pm – Food and beverages will be provided.
Panel Discussion: 6:30pm – 8ish

Heilmeier Hall University of Pennsylvania
The Towne Building
220 S. 33rd Street Philadelphia, PA 19104

Campus Map:
Buliding Info:
Parking Map:

This event could not have been possible without the support of our proud
sponsor, Electronic Ink (!

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:

PHICHI is the Philadelphia region's chapter of the Association of Computing
Machinery's Special Interest Group on Computer-Human Interaction (ACM
SIGCHI - We meet once a month to network and discuss
current topics in HCI. Learn more:


Would you like to be notified of all upcoming PHICHI events? Please join
our yahoo group:

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!

Kyle Pero
Usable Interface - Usability and User Interface Design Consulting
Phone: 267-241-4786
Email: kylepero at

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