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The Usability Professionals Association is pleased to announce that
registration is now open for the 2008 International UPA Conference, "The
Many Faces of User Experience: Usability through Holistic Practice". The
conference will take place at the beautiful Inner Harbor of Baltimore,
Maryland, June 16-20, 2008. Conference details may be found at
http://www.usabilityprofessionals.org/conference/2008/.

Discounts are available for those who register by 11:55pm ET, Monday March 17, 2008,
so plan to register early! Registration and full pricing details are available
on-line at http://www.usabilityprofessionals.org/conference/2008/registration.htm.

Celebrating the diversity of roles that contribute to the creation of
user-friendly products, UPA 2008 will offer interactive presentations,
workshops, and exhibits featuring the latest research and methodologies
from User Experience professionals around the world. 

Of special note this year are three exciting tracks: The new Managing User
Experience track is focused on User Experience (UX) leadership and current
trends in UX management. The Experienced Practitioners Track is another
relatively new and popular addition to the conference. Introduced at the
2006 conference, the program is targeted at seasoned professionals, sold
out in its first two years, and is expected to be in high demand again in
2008. Also, a one-time only track in e-Government usability is being
offered in 2008.

About the Usability Professionalsí Association:
The Usability Professionals' Association (UPA) is an international,
non-profit, professional association with more than 2,700 members
worldwide. UPA members are specialists in designing and evaluating
products to be efficient, effective, and enjoyable.  They lead the
creation of international product standards and promote the value of
usability practices in industry, government, and education.

For more information, contact: 
The Usability Professionals' Association
140 N. Bloomingdale Rd. 
Bloomingdale, IL 60108-1017 

Email: [log in to unmask]
Web: http://www.usabilityprofessionals.org



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