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UsabilityNJ  <http://wud.usabilitynj.org/2007/index.html> World Usability
Day Celebration in NJ
November 8, 2007
 
The World Usability Day committee for UsabilityNJ has put together an
exciting program of demonstrations and speakers for this year's event.
 
Please plan to arrive early to enjoy a free light supper and view the
exciting demonstrations that will be presented between 5:00 and 6:30 PM. 
 
This event is free and open to the public. 
 
Click here <http://usabilitynj.org/files/WUD2007-Program.pdf>  to download
the event program  PDF document <http://www.usabilitynj.org/images/pdf.png>
(450B PDF file).
 
 <http://www.worldusabilityday.org/> Making Life Easy: World Usability Day
November 8th 2007
 
WUD New Jersey 2007
Innovations in Healthcare in New Jersey
 

 

When: 
Thursday, November 8th 2007 
Event starts at 5:00 PM and ends at 9:30 PM  

Where: 
The Conference Center at NJHA 
760 Alexander Road, Princeton, NJ 

 <http://www.njha.com/conferencecntr/html/mc.directions.aspx> Click here for
directions on the NJHA site or view an interactive
<http://wud.usabilitynj.org/2007/wud2007_googlemap.html> Google map. 
 
 

5:00 PM - 6:25 PM: 
Demonstrations and Dinner  

Demonstrations:
*	Desktop-PDA System for People with Aphasia 
Department of Computer Science, Princeton University, Princeton, NJ 
*	Mobile Information Communication Technology for Crisis Management:
Understanding User Behavior, Response and Training 
New Jersey Institute of Technology, Newark, NJ 
*	Assessing efficiency: User task performance modeling for clinical
health care systems 
Siemens Corporate Research, Inc., Princeton, NJ 
*	Fish 'n Steps: Utilizing Ubiquitous Game-like Environments & Group
Dynamics to Motivate Habitual Behavior Change in Physical Activities 
Siemens Corporate Research, Inc., Princeton, NJ 
*	Using Virtual Sign Language Training to Support Hand Therapy 
Department of Biomedical Engineering, New Jersey Institute of Technology,
Newark, NJ 
*	Towards Safe and Efficient Trauma Care: "Smart" Resuscitation Room 
Rutgers University and Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital (RWJUH), New
Brunswick, NJ 

6:25 PM - 6:30 PM: 
Welcome and Opening Remarks 
Dr. Yihsiu Chen, PhD 
UsabilityNJ Chapter President 

6:30 PM - 6:45 PM: 
History of WUD and Speaker Introductions 
Ronnie Battista 
Director of Client Strategy - MISI Company 

6:45 PM - 7:15 PM: 
Keynote Speakers 
 <http://wud.usabilitynj.org/2007/wud2007_speakers.html> Laura Keller &
<http://wud.usabilitynj.org/2007/wud2007_speakers.html#mcconaghy> Mark
McCognahy 
"Designs from Experience" 
Maximizing returns on patient and CRM sites by utilizing the customer
experience. 

7:15 PM - 8:00 PM: 
Keynote Speaker 
 <http://wud.usabilitynj.org/2007/wud2007_speakers.html#deutsch> Dr. Judith
Deutsch 
Director of the  <http://shrp.umdnj.edu/rivers/> RIVERS Lab at UMDNJ 
Pioneering work in virtual reality for stroke rehabilitation. 

8:00 PM - 8:15 PM: 
Break 

8:15 PM - 9:15 PM: 
Panel Discussion 
"Innovations in Healthcare" 

Panel Moderator
<http://wud.usabilitynj.org/2007/wud2007_speakers.html#barrood> Jim Barrood 
Executive Director,  <http://view.fdu.edu/default.aspx?id=932> Rothman
Institute of Entrepreneurial Studies 
Silberman College of Business-Fairleigh Dickinson University 
 
Panelists:
*	 <http://wud.usabilitynj.org/2007/wud2007_speakers.html#jensen> Bill
Jensen 
CEO of The Jensen Group ( <http://www.simplerwork.com/index.htm>
www.simplerwork.com) 
*	 <http://wud.usabilitynj.org/2007/wud2007_speakers.html#kreitzberg>
Charles Kreitzberg, PhD 
CEO of  <http://www.cognetics.com/index1a.html> Cognetics Corporation 
*	 <http://wud.usabilitynj.org/2007/wud2007_speakers.html#gomez>
Elizabeth Avery Gomez, PhD 
Professor at NJIT 
*	 <http://wud.usabilitynj.org/2007/wud2007_speakers.html#reynolds>
Tom Reynolds 
Vice President of Worldwide Marketing for Johnson & Johnson 

9:15 PM - 9:20 PM: 
Closing Remarks 
Alice Preston 
WUD-NJ Planning Committee Chair 

9:20 PM - 9:45 PM: 
Light refreshments and networking 
 
  _____  

 
Our thanks to the following companies for their support of UsabilityNJ 
and World Usability Day in New Jersey. 
 
World Usability Day Platinum Sponsor 
MISI Company <http://www.misicompany.com/>  

 
World Usability Day Co-Sponsor 
IEEE <http://www.embs.org/>  Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society 

 
World Usability Day Gold Sponsors 

 <http://www.inautix.com/> iNautix  .  
 <http://www.usa.siemens.com/index.jsp> Siemens  .  
 <http://www.humanfactors.com/home/usability.asp> Human Factors
International
 

 <http://www.lds.com/> Logical Design Solutions  .  
 <http://www.kohlgroup.com/index.htm> Kohl Group, Inc.  .  
 <http://www.infragistics.com/Default.aspx> Infragistics

 
World Usability Day Silver Sponsors 
UserEdge <http://www.useredge.com/>    .   Wells Fargo
<https://www.wellsfargo.com/>  

 
World Usability Day Bronze Sponsor 
Cognetics <http://www.cognetics.com/index1a.html>  

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