Event Date/Time: Jun 05, 2004
User-Lab to host West Midlands’ web accessibility workshop
User-Lab to host West Midlands’ web accessibility workshop to promote better usability practice and community within the region
About the event:
User-Lab http://www.user-lab.com the user-centred design centre is to run a web accessibility workshop on the 23rd June 2004. The workshop will allow attendees to share practical tips and techniques for developing accessible Web sites with the Birmingham Usability Group.
The web accessibility workshop will feature an overview of the legal aspects of web accessibility and a series of practical demonstrations of design and evaluation techniques.
The workshop, to be held on 23 June 2004 at User-Lab (Birmingham Institute of Art and Design http://www.biad.uce.ac.uk/), costs £50.00 GBP and is free to members of The Usability Professionals' Association http://www.ukupa.org.uk/ and British HCI Group http://www.bcs-hci.org.uk/.
Birmingham Institute of Art and Design
Telephone: +44 (0) 121 331 5595, Fax: + 44 (0) 121 331 7994
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John Knight, Usability Engineer or Sharon Shakespeare
Telephone: + 44 (0) 121 331 7870
Fax: + 44 (0) 121 331 7871
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The workshop, to be held on 23 June 2004 (from 10:00 until 16:30) at User-Lab (Birmingham Institute of Art and Design http://www.biad.uce.ac.uk/), costs £50.00 GBP and is free to members of The Usability Professionals' Association http://www.ukupa.org.uk/ and British HCI Group http://www.bcs-hci.org.uk/.
Book early to avoid disappointment. Contact John Knight on 0121 331 7870 or visit http://www.user-lab.com.
User-Lab is a non-profit making organisation based at Birmingham Institute of Art and Design http://www.biad.uce.ac.uk/. The lab is part of the Institute’s Research Department and is staffed by a multidisciplinary team with expertise in digital media design, human-computer interaction, psychology and software engineering.
The lab comprises three purpose built testing and design labs that are equipped with the latest technology for conducting behavioural, physiological and psychological research.
The lab has two related functions: to carry out research into the digital experience and, based on the results of this work, to develop an innovative commercial service.
In the two years since its inception, the lab has been involved in a number of collaborative projects with RDAs, FEs, charities and the public and private sector. The outcomes of these projects range from assisting start up businesses to training, as well as the lab’s core business of user-centred design services.
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