September 08, 2010

Michigan Mobile usability conference

Michigan State University to host a Michigan World Usability Day conference focusing on mobile usability. Michigan Marketing & Design is committed to both mobile development and usability best practices, and hopes to represent.

“World Usability Day 2010 in Michigan

Michigan State University's Usability/Accessibility Research and Consulting (UARC) will host Michigan's 6th annual World Usability Day event on November 11th at the Kellogg Hotel & Conference Center in East Lansing. This year's theme will be Mobile Communication and will focus on the usability of websites on cell phones, tablets, PDAs, and other portable devices.

* Date: Thursday, November 11, 2010
* Time: 8:00 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. (speakers and workshop)
* Cost: Free (boxed lunch available at cost)
* Location: Kellogg Hotel & Conference Center, East Lansing

* Talking Points: A Mobile Orientation and Information System for the Visually Impaired
* Mark Newman, University of Michigan School of Information
* User Experience Research in Mobile Applications
* Kris Mihalic, Nokia
* Building Mobile Experiences: Testing Rapid Functional Prototypes in Real Contexts of Use
* Frank Bentley, Motorola
* New Usability Process at the State of Michigan
* Chuck Baird, Michigan Department of Technology, Management and Budget
* Best Practices for Mobile Application Design
* Jason Withrow, Washtenaw Community College Internet Professional Program

* Workshop: Designing Mobile Applications Using Adobe Flash
* Nick Kwiatkowski, Michigan State University Telecommunication Systems, Michigan Flex Users Group”

Posted by levi at 08:41 PM