User Experience Design (UX)/Human Centered Design

DATE:   Thursday, February 23, 2017
FROM:  7:00-9:00pm
WHERE:  US Patent and Trademark Office (directions below)

The Washington DC chapter of ACM SIGGRAPH is proud to present User Experience Design (UX)/ Human Centered Design with Matthew Conti.  Mr. Conti, an acknowledged Pioneer in the UX Design field, will not only provide key insights into this exciting field, he will also discuss practices in Human Centered Design as well the importance of how we interface and interact with our environment of things.

Interest in UX Design has grown rapidly over the years and has been applied to many different fields.   With the proliferation of workplace computers in the early 1990s, user experience became an important concern for designers.  The goal of UX Design is to enhance user satisfaction with a product by improving the usability, accessibility, and pleasure provided in the interaction with the product.

Please join us on Thursday, February 23, 2017 from 7pm to 9pm at the US Patent and Trademark Office to learn more about UX Design/ Human Centered Design and its applications.


BIOGRAPHY
Matthew Conti

Matthew Conti is an Independent in Graphics and Techniques with experience in Aeronautical Design for the FAA, International Development for USAID, Learning and Simulation for the Marine Corps, and National Assessment of Educational Progress for the Dept. of Education.  Matt has also had the good fortune to work with Presidents/CEOs, Founders, and Partners in Web Development for small to mid-size Federal Contractors, as well as providing Consultation services.  Matt has been bestowed 6+ Honors/Awards in the Academia of the Arts.


LOCATION:
The meeting will be held at the
Remsen Building (400 Dulany Street) at the 1st floor conference room. We are located 2 blocks from the

KING STREET METRO station (BLUE/YELLOW Lines)

http://www.wmata.com/rail/station_detail.cfm?station_id=48
http://goo.gl/maps/UW6p0 -(Walking Directions)


PARKING:
Street Parking
$1.75 per hour, 2 hour max
Free after 9pm

Hoffman Town Center Garage
206 Swamp Fox Rd
Alexandria, VA 22314

Additional paid parking garages are also available in the area.


Contact ACM SIGGRAPH Washington DC:
http://wp.siggraph.org/washington/
http://www.meetup.com/DC-ACM-SIGGRAPH/
https://www.facebook.com/DCsiggraph
https://groups.google.com/forum/#!forum/dc-siggraph

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