Fwd: SIGCHI - Bangalore Chapter launch invitation

24 Oct 2005 - 2:50am
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Nakul Shenoy

Hello Friends,
I apologise if I am violating a cross-posting rule.
I am forwarding an invite I received to the SIGCHI Bangalore Chapter
launch, so that friends located in Bangalore may make use of this info and
attend this event tomorrow. (If they have not already received the invite!)
This session I understand is being offered at NO Cost (free), although you
are required to confirm participation by eod today. Kindly note that you
would need to confirm your participation to satya.viswanathan at sap.com :-)
I am going to be there, and if you too are attending may be you could send
me a mail off the list.

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Date: Oct 24, 2005 12:03 PM
Subject: FW: SIGCHI - Bangalore Chapter launch invitation


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ACM SIGCHI, the ACM's Special Interest Group on Computer-Human Interaction,
brings together
people working on the design, evaluation, implementation, and study of
interactive computing
systems for human use. ACM SIGCHI provides an international,
interdisciplinary forum for the
exchange of ideas about the field of human-computer interaction (HCI).

*You are cordially invitated to the launch of the SIGCHI - Bangalore Chapter

*Event Details
Date: * 25th October 2005
*Venue:* SAP Labs Campus, Whitefield
*Time: * 5:00 - 7:30 pm

5:00 - 5:45 pm Speaker presentations

Rapid Prototyping and Demo of Prototyping Tools
* By Jonathan Arnowitz*
* Prior work:* Arnowitz Studios (Award-winning Interactive Multimedia),
Informaat (leading HCI Consultancy in
the Netherlands), Cambridge Technology Partners - Benelux, PeopleSoft
* Achievements:* Co-Editor-In-Chief of* Interactions* Magazine, Founder DUX
Conference and
Conference Chair 2003, Design Expo Chair CHI2001-2005, Member ACM/SIGCHI
Executive Committee 2000
to Present, Organizer of CHI2000 Dutch Design Day, Inventor of Task Layer
Maps, Guest Lecturer for the
Hogeschool voor Kunst Utrecht (HKU) and Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam,
numerous HCI publications and
presentations, including co-author of an upcoming book from Morgan-Kaufmann.

6:00-6:45 pm Speaker presentations

Moving from a engineering centered to a user centered organization
* Michael Arent*
* Prior work:* PeopleSoft, Adobe Systems, MetaDesign, Sun Microsystems,
Pacific Telesis/Tele-TV, Apple Computer
* Education:* Design - U. of Cincinnati (BSc) and Schule für Gestaltung
Basel (post-graduate)
* Achievements:* five patents, contributor to three books, numerous

7:00 - 7:30 pm

Q & A
High tea
Seek volunteers
Plan next steps

*We look forward to seeing you there. Please confirm your participation asap
by replying to this mail at satya.viswanathan at sap.com *

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