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Mon, 23 Mar 2009 10:40:35 -0600
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The Usability Professionals Association (UPA) registration for the 
2009 International UPA Conference, "Bringing Usability to Life, 
Making everyday things better”, is open!   

Early Registration Discount ends soon!
The Early Bird registration discount will be available for those who
register by 11:55pm ET March 30, 2009. Registration and full pricing 
details are available online at:

The conference will be hosted at the beautiful Hilton Portland & Executive
Tower, in Portland, Oregon, USA, June 8-12, 2009. Conference details may
be found at

About the Theme
Whether people are interacting with consumer electronics, medical
equipment, factory floor production lines, websites, retail stores,
customer support or the architectural spaces which they inhabit every day,
usability and user experience reactivation share in the common goal of
making it better.

2009 Fast Facts 
  • 700+ industry professionals anticipated
  • Opening Speaker: Jared Spool, Founding Principal of User Interface Engineering 
  • Closing Speaker: Raphael Grignani, Designer at Nokia
  • Student Design Competition 
  • 105 Conference Sessions 
  • 25 Exhibiting Vendors 
  • Social Networking 
  • Wireless Internet 
  • Pod-casting 

About the Usability Professionals’ Association:
The Usability Professionals' Association (UPA) is an international,
non-profit, professional association with more than 2,900 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 

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Eva Gaumond, UPA 2009 PR Chair, [log in to unmask] 

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