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Thu, 15 Sep 2005 11:31:27 -0700
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AIGA, ACM SIGGRAPH, and ACM SIGCHI Announcing the DUX 2005 Conference Program
"Designing for User eXperience" (DUX) Conference Coming Nov. 3-5 to 
San Francisco

More and more details about the program for the second Designing for 
User eXperience conference (DUX 2005) have been appearing recently on 
the conference website (  This premier 
conference for user experience practitioners will take place 3-5 
November at the beautiful Fort Mason Center in San Francisco CA USA.

Highlights of the three day conference, including some yet to make it 
onto the website:

* Studio Tours -- a packed day for attendees who take a self-guided 
visit to San Francisco's premier design studios.

* Tutorials -- half- and full-day sessions introducing attendees to 
powerful research and design methodologies.

* Special Events -- outstanding opening and closing plenary sessions, 
along with an invited panel of of design luminaries, festive 
receptions, book signings, and exhibit activities.  An exciting 
evening on Thursday, Nov. 3rd will feature 2005 Tony Award-winning 
actor and MacArthur Award recipient Bill Irwin, comedian and 
performer Heather Gold, interactive artist J.Walt Adamczyk, and a 
special recognition of World Usability Day.  The closing plenary on 
Saturday, Nov. 5th will offer a unique talk from award winning author 
and consultant Edward Tenner.

* Conference Sessions -- a powerful program of 60 agency, industry 
and academic case studies, research studies, practice studies, 
sketches and posters, from diverse cultural geographies, spanning a 
broad range of design exploration.  Unique topics for this year 
include the e-commerce of diamond buying, context-aware mobile 
computing, responsive work and home environments, personalized 
information filtering, and effective means of bridging cultures.

In addition to AIGA, ACM SIGGRAPH, and ACM SIGCHI (the chief sponsors 
of the event), the conference has received generous support from a 
mix of companies which clearly understand the impact user experience 
has on business success.  Particular thanks to SAP and America 
Online.  Special thanks to Autodesk and Sun Microsystems.  And thanks 
to Arc Worldwide, Avenue A | Razorfish, Dubberly Design Office, 
MetaDesign, Cooper, Stone Yamashita Partners, Hot Studio, and others 
to be added to the list soon.

Thanks also to our conference cooperating societies: IxDG, IIID, UPA, 

To take advantage of the early registration discount, register for 
the conference by October 1.

The DUX 2005 Conference Committee
+1 415.454.2736
Designing for User eXperience 2005 Conference Co-Chair (
User eXperience Network Executive Council (

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