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Euan Dempster <[log in to unmask]>
Fri, 1 Jul 2005 12:05:22 +0100
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****** With apologies for multiple postings and cross postings. ******


Sign up now and spend that last bit of this year's budget while you
still can at

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".

Five high-profile speakers will deliver the conference keynotes: Ted
Nelson (Oxford Internet Institute), Mary Czerwinski
(Microsoft Research), Ashley Friedlein (CEO of,
Jackie Lee-Joe (Orange)  and Alistair Sutcliffe (University of

Register for the entire conference and get a full social programme
including conference dinner on Wednesday, Ceilidh on Thursday, and
the conference proceedings, published by Springer Verlag (vol 1) and
the British Computing Society (Vol 2). Almost 300 submissions were
received and only the best 35% of these were accepted, ensuring a
high-quality international programme.

Before the conference proper starts (on Wed 7th Sept) there are two
days of excellent tutorials and workshops. Book your places online at You can also register here
for the main conference - though you can attend a tutorial or wokshop
without registering for the main conference. The following tutorials
last the full day but note there are limited places. At 140 per day
for expert professional tuition they are good value - more detailed
descriptions on

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. 

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