Oz-IA/2008 - Program Schedule

Saturday 20th September

7:30–8:00 Registration
8:00–8:15 Welcome & Opening Statement
8:15–8:45 Where is Square 1?
Short Session, presented by James Hunter
8:45–9:45 Psych your mind – IA and Social Computing Strategy
Advanced Session, presented by Matthew Hodgson
9:45–10:10 break
10:10–10:40 Homer Simpson & UCD in large goverment change programmes
Short Session, presented by Caronne Carruthers-Taylor
10:40–11:10 The value of an interaction
Short Session, presented by Joel Flom
11:10–12:10 Ambient Personalisation & Rich Interaction Mechanisms
Advanced Session, presented by Christopher Khalil
12:10–13:00 lunch
13:00–13:30 iPhone: rethinking the mobile IA
Short Session, presented by Oliver Weidlich
13:30–14:00 IA in the Cayman Islands
Short Session, presented by Sam Ng
14:00–15:00 UX Strategy: defining and executing strategies for your projects and teams
Advanced Session, presented by Steve Baty
15:00–15:30 break
15:30–16:00 Building a navigation structure using thesaurus management software
Short Session, presented by Prue Deacon
16:00–16:30 Are users really ready for faceted search?
Short Session, presented by Elizabeth Pek
16:30–17:30 Search and sensibility: Four tales of search
Advanced Session, presented by Louisa Cameron, Angus Fraser, Scott Bryant, Chris Khalil (News Digital Media)
17:30–19:30 break
19:30–late Conference Dinner
(at a different venue, separate booking required)

Sunday 21st September

8:00–9:00 Website to Webapp – designing for workflow
Advanced Session, presented by Shane Morris
9:00–9:30 How about them apples? UCD benchmarking as an ROI technique
Short Session, presented by Andrew Boyd
9:30–10:00 Let’s talk about forms
Short Session, presented by Jessica Enders
10:00–10:25 break
10:25–11:25 Taxonomy, Social Networks and Pace-Layering
Advanced Session, presented by Roger Hudson
11:25–12:25 How many seconds does it take to order a burrito?
Advanced Session, presented by Zafer Bilda
12:25–13:15 lunch
13:15–13:45 Context is everything
Short Session, presented by Iain Barker
13:45–14:45 Contextual Enquiries – the who, how, why, and when
Advanced Session, presented by Lisa Herrod
14:45–15:15 From research fluff to useful tools
Short Session, presented by Stephen Cox
15:15–15:40 break
15:40–16:10 Automated tree testing - faster, better, smarter?
Short Session, presented by Sam Ng
16:10–16:40 Taken out of context: old tricks, new dog
Short Session, presented by Margaret L Ruwoldt
16:40–17:40 The Pleasure and Pain of UX freestylin’
Advanced Session, presented by Donna Spencer, Gary Barber
17:40–18:00 break
19:30–late FatDUX Sponsored Drinks
(at a different venue, all attendees welcome)


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