Lyle Kantrovich

is a User Experience Architect with Cargill, Inc. He blogs his thoughts on usability, web design, information architecture and user experience practices at Croc o’ Lyle..

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August 12th, 2002

UPA 2002 – Humanizing Design

The Usability Professionals Association (UPA) 2002 Annual Conference was held July 8-12 in Orlando, Florida. Three attendees from the UPA-MN chapter in the Minneapolis-St. Paul, Minnesota area cover some of the sessions they found most notable during the 5-day conference.

CHI, the annual conference for ACM’s special interest group on computer-human interaction (SIGCHI) was, as usual, packed with information, research findings, and hotly debated theories. In this article I’ll try to cover the events and topics that were most interesting to me as well as the issues that stirred up the most intense conversations during breaks or at social gatherings afterwards.