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****** With apologies for multiple postings and cross postings.******

HCI 2005 - Invitation to register for tutorials

The 19th British HCI Group Annual Conference will be held at Napier
University in Edinburgh, UK, from 5th-9th September 2005. Join
researchers, practitioners and educators from around the world at
HCI2005 where we will be exploring the theme of "The Bigger Picture".

As part of the conference programme we are hosting a number of lively
and informative tutorial events. These are as follows:-

DAY 1 - MONDAY 5th September 2005
T1:   A user-centred introduction to attending the HCI 2005
      conference; with Steve Cummaford and John Long.
T2:   Usability Design - Integrating User-Centred Systems Design
      in the Systems Development Process; with Jan Gulliksen.
T3:   Working With and Analyzing Qualitative Data from Field
      Studies; with David A. Siegel and Susan Dray.
T4:   Effective and enjoyable research careers in HCI; with
      Harold Thimbleby.

DAY 2 - TUESDAY 6th September 2005
T5:   More Effective Iterative Project Management; with John
      Long and Steve Cummaford.
T6:   How to use design games to create engaging personas;
      with Lene Nielsen and Eva Brandt.
T7:   An Introduction to User-Centred Design and Usability;
      with Eric Schaffer and John F Meech.
T8:   Cognitive Factors in Design: Basic Phenomena in Human Memory
      and Problem Solving; with Thomas Hewett.

These tutorials will run on Monday 5th and Tuesday 6th September prior
to the main conference sessions which start on Wednesday 7th Sept.
Tutorial sessions will be held at the main conference venue: the
historic Craiglockhart Campus of Napier University, famed for housing
the recuperation of the First World War Poets, Wilfred Owen and
Siegfried Sassoon.

The fee for attending one of the tutorials is 140. You can register
to attend online at On the
same page you can also register to attend other events at HCI 2005 -
why not combine a tutorial with attendance at the week long conference?
Four high-profile speakers will deliver the conference keynotes: Pippa
Dunn (Orange), Ted Nelson (Oxford Internet Institute), Mary Czerwinski
(Microsoft Research) and Alistair Sutcliffe (UMIST). Those registering
for the entire conference get full social programme including
conference dinner on Wednesday, Ceilidh on Thursday, and conference

For more information on individual tutorial content as well as general
conference details please see the main conference website at If you have questions not answered at the
website feel free to contact the tutorial co-chairs (see mail addresses

Best wishes,
Shaun Lawson ([log in to unmask]) and Lars Oestreicher
([log in to unmask]).
Co-Chairs (Tutorials) at HCI2005.

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