Chris Rockwell, Founder of Lextant - User Experience Consultancy, to Speak Wednesday, 14 October 2009 at Virginia Tech, Blacksburg VA (SW Virginia - Roanoke VA area)

12 Oct 2009 - 12:43pm
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Woodrow Winchester

Join Virginia Tech’s Human Factors Engineering and Ergonomics Center
(HFEEC) & chapter of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society (HFES)
and the Laboratory for User-Centric Innovations in Design (LUCID) for
a “fireside chat” with Mr. Chris Rockwell, founder of lextant
(, a user experience consultancy dedicated to
informing and inspiring design through a deep understanding of people,
their experiences and their aspirations.

At the intersections of human factors, industrial design, and
interaction design, Chris will share emergent trends in the field of
design research including new techniques to understand desired
experiences, an increasing need for research and design collaboration
to inform design, and common problems industries are facing to
understand and innovate for sustained competitive advantage in the
experience economy.

Date: This Wednesday, 14 October 2009
Time: 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Place: Surge 109, Virginia Tech
Other: Refreshments will be served

The Entire VT/Blacksburg Design/SW Virginia Community Invited. No
RSVP necessary. Please e-mail Woodrow (wwwinche at with any

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