IE Lab Usability Conference


To celebrate the IE Lab’s 10th Anniversary, the lab hosted an Usability Conference on November 15th. The conference’s theme was Collaborating for Better Designs of HealthCare and Educational Systems.”  The conference featured keynote speaker Catherine Plaisant Associate Director of Research at the Human-Computer Interaction Lab at the University of Maryland Institute for Advanced Computer Studies.

Other notable presentations included panels and sessions on usability research in the fields of healthcare and education, novel technology and methods in usability evaluation, a poster session with case studies of usability evaluation projects conducted at the IE Lab, and interactive activities for participants in usability-related exercises using innovative technology.

The conference was a success with over 100 participants from several organizations dedicated to usability in attendance.