DUX 2005 program and the October 1 early registration deadline
15 Sep 2005 - 12:25pm
Richard I. Anderson
AIGA, ACM SIGGRAPH, and ACM SIGCHI Announcing the DUX 2005 Conference Program
"Designing for User eXperience" (DUX) Conference Coming Nov. 3-5 to
More and more details about the program for the second Designing for
User eXperience conference (DUX 2005) have been appearing recently on
the conference website (http://www.dux2005.org). This premier
conference for user experience practitioners will take place 3-5
November at the beautiful Fort Mason Center in San Francisco CA USA.
Highlights of the three day conference, including some yet to make it
onto the website:
* Studio Tours -- a packed day for attendees who take a self-guided
visit to San Francisco's premier design studios.
* Tutorials -- half- and full-day sessions introducing attendees to
powerful research and design methodologies.
* Special Events -- outstanding opening and closing plenary sessions,
along with an invited panel of of design luminaries, festive
receptions, book signings, and exhibit activities. An exciting
evening on Thursday, Nov. 3rd will feature 2005 Tony Award-winning
actor and MacArthur Award recipient Bill Irwin, comedian and
performer Heather Gold, interactive artist J.Walt Adamczyk, and a
special recognition of World Usability Day. The closing plenary on
Saturday, Nov. 5th will offer a unique talk from award winning author
and consultant Edward Tenner.
* Conference Sessions -- a powerful program of 60 agency, industry
and academic case studies, research studies, practice studies,
sketches and posters, from diverse cultural geographies, spanning a
broad range of design exploration. Unique topics for this year
include the e-commerce of diamond buying, context-aware mobile
computing, responsive work and home environments, personalized
information filtering, and effective means of bridging cultures.
In addition to AIGA, ACM SIGGRAPH, and ACM SIGCHI (the chief sponsors
of the event), the conference has received generous support from a
mix of companies which clearly understand the impact user experience
has on business success. Particular thanks to SAP and America
Online. Special thanks to Autodesk and Sun Microsystems. And thanks
to Arc Worldwide, Avenue A | Razorfish, Dubberly Design Office,
MetaDesign, Cooper, Stone Yamashita Partners, Hot Studio, and others
to be added to the list soon.
Thanks also to our conference cooperating societies: IxDG, IIID, UPA,
STC, AIS SIGHCI, HFES, and IAI.
To take advantage of the early registration discount, register for
the conference by October 1.