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Mary Van Riper <[log in to unmask]>
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Mary Van Riper <[log in to unmask]>
Wed, 11 Oct 2006 10:32:14 -0700
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This is a reminder about our meeting next Tuesday, October 17th. I saw Mark
Wehner's presentation at UPA in June and it was really interesting, so you
won't want to miss this meeting. Come and welcome our new co-leaders Kimberly
Paluch, Sergio Paluch and Jenny Gove.

- Mary VanRiper

On 10/1/06, Mary Van Riper <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> Please join us at* Intuit* on Tuesday, October 17th at 7:00pm.  * Mark
> Wehner* will present his novel ideas and techniques on* Researching
> Concepts with Comics*.  For more details and directions, see:
> We look forward to seeing you there!
> Kimberly Paluch, Sergio Paluch, Jenny Gove, Mary VanRiper, Emily Hebard & Kaaren
> Hanson
> (BayCHI UE BOF and Bay Area UPA leaders)
> ********************************************************************************************************************************************
> *Talk - Researching concepts with Comics*
> Storyboards in design traditionally comprise of a series of screens or
> wireframes. Mark Wehner's team has represented storyboards conceptually
> through comic storytelling. He walks users through stories to research
> concepts and reveal user needs. Mark will present a case study sharing his
> team's best practices and learned techniques, demonstrating what the
> methodology can bring to the usability toolbox.
> *Bio - Mark Wehner*
> Mark Wehner is a design researcher at Yahoo!, and currently focused on the
> company's local products. While at Yahoo! for over five years, Mark has
> applied a diverse set of research techniques to influence the development of
> numerous products, including Yahoo! Local, Yahoo! Maps, Yahoo! Store, and
> the Yahoo! Home Page. Within his role, Mark is interested in exploring new
> and unique methodologies to inspire product design innovations.
> *Location*
> Intuit
> 2550 Garcia Ave - Building 5
> Mountain View, CA 94043
> Directions:
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