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As part of World Usability Day, the Auckland UPA invites you to Open Your Eyes to Usability:
Ever felt frustated, confused or lost when surfing the web? Ever wondered how your visitors really ‘see’ and experience your website?
If so, join us for an evening of activities designed to increase awareness of usability and user-centred design.
Presentations will include “Internet Usability”, and a live usability evaluation of a popular website. You will also be able to view examples of eye-tracking research, and experience how blind people ‘see’ your website using screen readers.
A number of usability experts will be on hand to give advice on any aspect of usability.
Plus: Remote Control Shootout! How many buttons are there on your remote control? Do you know what they all do? How many do you actually *use*? Bring your remote control along and help us find the worst offending example of poor design and usability. We have spot prizes for the best (the worst?) examples.
This event is being organised as part of the first World usability Day, with more than 70 events planned in 35 countries around the globe, starting (naturally) in New Zealand. Visit www.worldusabilityday.org and be amazed by how many people, places and groups are taking part. Come along and be part of the celebration.
Date: Thursday 3rd November
Time: 6.00pm to 8.0pm
Venue: Bank of New Zealand, 3rd floor, 125 Queen Street (Map showing location of building – but we are on the 3rd floor)
Cost: Free – Drinks & nibbles will be provided so please register so that we can order enough wine! And don’t forget your remote!
Please RVSP to firstname.lastname@example.org