November 13, 2008
Ann Arbor, East Lansing, & Houghton, MI
World Usability Day is blossoming here in Michigan! We’ve grown from one event in 2007 to three events in 2008, spanning 555 miles within Michigan! Local events can be found in Ann Arbor, East Lansing, and Houghton. While it might be challenging to get to all three, please do join in the festivities, wherever you are located in Michigan!
Michigan Usability Professionals’ Association
The Michigan UPA chapter is offering Usability in Your Life and the Products You Use 6:00-9:30 p.m. in Ann Arbor, Michigan. Speakers from the University of Michigan, Ford Motor Company, Menlo Innovations, Tec-Ed, Ansys, and the getDowntown program of the Ann Arbor Chamber of Commerce will highlight usability in transportation.
Michigan State University’s Usability and Accessibility Center
MSU is celebrating World Usability Day with their sixth annual usability and accessibility event. The event is 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. at the MSU Union, in East Lansing, Michigan. A distinguished speaker line-up will address usability and accessibility issues.
Michigan Technological University
Michigan Tech is hosting WUD-UP! World Usability Day in the Upper Peninsula at Michigan Tech featuring a poster session 3:00-4:00 p.m. and a panel discussion 4:00-5:15 p.m. in Houghton, Michigan.