New England is cool, crisp and colorful in the Fall and Keene, New Hampshire, in the heart of New England, is the location for the 2014 World Usability Day New England event.
Usability, accessibility and assistive technology allow persons of all abilities to engage in learning, employment and enjoying life to the fullest. The #WUDNE2014 event aims to bring together some of the brightest minds in these three fields, for a day of learning, experiencing and networking.
From accessible website design and compliance, to the latest assistive technology for education and employment, as well as accessible design in the home and community, the best of the best will be sharing their expertise!
The event will be held on Thursday November 13, 2014 from 9AM to 3:45PM on the campus of Keene State College. We would like to thank all of the speakers and exhibitors who have enthusiastically signed on to help make this an enlightening and successful event. There will be 14 presentations throughout the day, including the keynote address by Elizabeth Rosenzweig. There will also be a vendor exhibit area. Registrations will be accepted on the day of the event. The cost is $35 and is payable by cash or check only. So don’t delay, register today! We hope to see many familiar faces and new friends on Thursday, November 13 in Keene. Download Event Press Release.
Elizabeth Rosenzweig is founder and Director of World Usability Day, which she started in 2004 after her term as President of Usability Professionals Association was completed. World Usability Day has grown to include 44 countries with over 180 events. We are truly honored that she will be our keynote speaker @WUDNE2014.
Elizabeth is a Principal Consultant at the User Experience Center and Adjunct Faculty at the Human Factors in Information Design master degree program at Bentley University. Elizabeth has worked as a consultant and employee in several major corporations for over 28 years. Her experience includes design and development, ranging from website and, applications, to hardware products and technology development. Elizabeth has completed projects for many major corporations as well as academic institutions. Elizabeth holds 5 patents in intelligent user interface design.
Elizabeth frequently publishes in industry journals, has written chapters in 4 published books and presents lectures at conferences around the world. Elizabeth's book "Successful User Experience: Strategies and Roadmaps" is scheduled for publication by Morgan Kaufman in June 2015.
Elizabeth holds a BA in Fine Art Photography and Printing Technologies from Goddard College and a MS in Visual Studies (User Interface Design and Computer Output) from the Media Lab at MIT.