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===== CALL FOR PARTICIPATION, EDUI 2009 CONFERENCE =====
* Have you completed an innovative Web project at your institution that
you want to tell others about?
* Are you enthusiastic about introducing new technologies and techniques
to other Web professionals?
* Do you want to share your ideas about user experience design and
development for higher education or other large institutions?
* Are you ready to add something cool to your CV or resume?
Then we invite you to help make the EdUI 2009 conference a success!
Submit your presentation proposal by July 1 2009.
-- About the Conference --
The University of Virginia (U.Va.), in partnership with User Interface
Engineering (UIE), invites presentation proposals for EdUI 2009:
Remaining <strong>, to be held September 21–22, 2009 in Charlottesville,
Virginia on the U.Va. campus.
Economic times might be lean, but professional growth has never been
more important. EdUI 2009: Remaining <strong> will provide an
opportunity for Web professionals in higher education and local and
regional businesses to share ideas about the opportunities and
challenges surrounding web user interaction, interface design, and
development. The conference will be particularly useful for:
* Web Designers
* Web Developers
* User experience and interaction design professionals
We are delighted that our speaking lineup so far includes Jared Spool,
founder of User Interface Engineering, as keynote speaker, with Michael
Wesch, Dana Chisnell, Derek Featherstone, Molly Holzschlag & Dan Rubin
as headliners. Jared, Dana, Derek, Molly, and Dan are some of today’s
top authors and speakers in web design and development. Michael Wesch,
featured in the most recent issue of National Geographic magazine, is
widely known for his popular Youtube videos on the social and cultural
impact of new media.
Find out more about these fantastic speakers at:
Keep up with the conference:
Email - http://eduiconf.org/joinlist
Twitter - http://twitter.com/edui2009
Facebook - search for "Edui 2009" and join our group
-- Be a Part of It --
Please join us for this exciting conference. We seek dynamic speakers
willing to share their knowledge and expertise about user experience
design and development through case studies, workshops, tutorials, and
poster sessions. Preference is given to presentations that offer
practical methods and ready-to-use techniques and tools.
Possible topics may include:
* Innovation and change in higher ed or large institution web sites
* Web strategies
* User experience design / interaction design
* Graphics workflows
* User testing
* CSS tips & techniques
* Web standards
* Web accessibility
* Reusability in web development
* Web applications frameworks
* Interaction & web applications testing
* Use of social media
Conference sessions will be 40 minutes long with a 5-minute question and
answer period. Longer topics can be proposed to spread across two
consecutive sessions in a "Part 1, Part 2" format.
-- Submission Guidelines & Important Dates --
If you would like to be considered as a speaker, please submit your
ideas online at http://eduiconf.org/proposals/ by July 1, 2009.
The Conference Committee will review all submissions. Notification
regarding acceptance will be made by July 22nd. If your proposal is
selected, the primary speaker will receive a gratis registration to the
full conference, including lunches and a reception. Conference
organizers are not responsible for speakers' travel and accommodation
We look forward to receiving your ideas and suggestions by July 1, 2009.
EdUI Conference Organizers