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UPA 2008 - My Course Selections

June 16, 2008 by Glenn R. Cochran

After some thought and a few hard decisions, I'm ready to publish my course selections for the UPA 2008 International Conference.

Wednesday, June 18, 2008
8:30 AM - Opening Keynote: How Innovation Works
10:30 AM - Institutionalizing User Experience: A Consulting Challenge
1:30 PM - Visual Design and the User Experience: Keys to the Partnership
2:20 PM - How to Manage a User Experience Team (Without Losing Your Mind!)
3:30 PM - Subjective Ratings of Usability: Reliable or Ridiculous?

Thursday, June 19, 2008
8:30 AM - 10 Strategies for Negotiating The Politics of Holistic Design
1:30 AM - Teach Your Software Developers This Ideation-Design Process to Reduce Your Usability Work Downstream
2:10 PM - Rich Man's Problems: Beyond Selling Usability
2:50 PM - How to Break Consistency for Glory & Riches
4:00 PM - A Practitioner's Guide to the Modified-Delphi Card Sort
4:50 PM - The Pushed-RITE Method: A Hybrid Approach for Pushing Rapid Iterative Testing and Evaluation to its Practical Limits

Friday, June 20, 2008
8:30 AM - The Evil UI Designer: How to Really Confound and Annoy Your Users
10:30 AM - Closing Speaker: Ethnographic research: Bringing You Face-To-Face with Customers in Natural Environments

If you are in the same course as me, please take the time to say hello. I'd love to meet you or catch up again if I already know you.


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