1st European Usability Professionals Association Conference (EUPA)
London, 2-6 September 2002

The EUPA conference will focus on practical experience, and will constitute separate tracks in a joint conference with HCI 2002.  The conference is designed specifically to meet the needs of practitioners to share experience, learn new skills, and hear about case studies and the latest trends.  To propose a presentation you don't have to submit a paper - just a summary of what you would like to do in a session of 30, 60 or 90 minutes.  We also invite panels and workshops.  Feel free to contact me or one of the organisers below to discuss your ideas.

The first deadline is 16 January for half or full-day tutorials.  If you already teach practical information related to usability, would you like to submit this as a tutorial?  Or do you have a lot of practical experience that you could present as a tutorial?  Payment for the tutors will take the form of complementary conference registrations and accommodation, or equivalent reimbursement.

Presentations should focus on a practitioner's ideas and experience.  Presentations may be 30, 60 or 90 minutes long and should make audience participation a strong component.  A 2-3 page summary should be submitted by 28 February 2002.  Contact Ian Curson: [log in to unmask] or Marc Hassenzahl: [log in to unmask]

Panels should feature three or four members presenting their ideas and experiences.  Submissions that actively and creatively engage the audience are particularly encouraged.  A 2-3 page summary should be submitted by 28 February 2002.  Contact Marty Carroll: [log in to unmask]

Tutorials are formally prepared half-day or full-day sessions at which instructors teach participants specific usability or design skills. Tutorial submissions must be made by 16 January 2002.  Contact Verena Giller: [log in to unmask] or Manfred Tscheligi: [log in to unmask]

Workshops will provide the opportunity for experienced practitioners to develop new ideas about a topic of common interest and experience. The entire workshop should be focused on the active exchange of ideas among the participants.  Workshop submissions must be made by 1 May 2002.  Contact Kevin Keohane: [log in to unmask]

Reviewers are required for all categories of submission, and are invited to sign up on the web site.

For further information see http://www.hci2002.org

Nigel Bevan
EUPA 2002 Conference Chair
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