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Michael Albers <[log in to unmask]>
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Sat, 15 Dec 2012 11:12:17 -0500
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Registration is now open.

2nd Annual Symposium  on Communicating Complex Information (SCCI)
February 25-26, 2013
East Carolina University
Greenville NC

We invite everyone to join us on February 25-26 for the Symposium on 
Communicating Complex Information (SCCI). For the full program, see the 

Keynote address, "Is Usability Testing Putting Lipstick on a Pig?" will 
be given by Tharon Howard, Clemson University.

Symposium goals

The future will see the design of information and communication 
technologies that serve ever more complex purposes and problems. For 
these technologies, creating user centered design is particularly 
challenging when users are engaged in sophisticated knowledge work and 
collaborations and do not want to become power users to conduct this 
work electronically. Goals of this symposium are to clarify what we 
already know about communicating complex information and clarify our 
understanding of what issues urgently need further research.

We hope to reach new insights about
*  The current major research issues that need to be addressed
*  Ways to transform research into practical applications

The symposium offers a format designed to maximize the exchange of 
information and ideas among all the attendees. It features a highly 
interactive format with each presenter giving a 15-20 minute 
presentation followed by a 20-30 minute discussion. Our goal is to 
encourage high interactivity and in-depth discussion about each 

For more information, contact Michael Albers.  [log in to unmask]
Dr. Michael J. Albers
Technical and Professional Writing
Department of English
Mailstop 555
East Carolina University
Greenville NC  27858-4353

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