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City's Centre for Human-Computer Interaction Design (HCID) hosting annual Open Day on April 17th

City’s Centre for Human-Computer Interaction Design (HCID) will be hosting HCID2013, from 1pm to 9pm on 17th April in the University’s School of Informatics.
by Kayley Goff

nullCity's Centre for Human-Computer Interaction Design (HCID) will be hosting HCID2013, from 1pm to 9pm on 17th April in the University's School of Informatics.

The Centre, one of London's largest human-computer interaction related research groups, carries out research into user testing, usability and accessibility evaluation, user research and user centred design.

Sponsored by Songkick and Spotless Interactive, HCID2013 will feature free talks and workshops about creativity, usability, web accessibility, mobile touch technologies, service design and tours of the state-of-the-art City Interaction Lab.

The event is aimed at anyone interested in the areas of user experience (UX), usability and web accessibility.

Professor of Systems Engineering and Head of City's Centre for HCI Design, Professor Neil Maiden, said:

"This year's HCID Open Day provides an excellent setting for academics and professionals in the connected fields of creativity, usability, web accessibility and mobile design to meet and exchange perspectives. The broad range of speakers from companies and institutions such as IDEO, Facebook, Songkick and Cambridge University will also ensure an engaging and stimulating day for anyone attending, especially prospective students."

Ben Logan, owner of Spotless Interactive, said:

"We are excited to be sponsoring the HCID2013 event this year and the line-up of speakers and topics is brilliant. We expect this free event to be a great opportunity for both students and practitioners alike to network."

Gideon Bullock, Design Director of Songkick, said:

"We hope to see healthy discussion on design within a start-up environment during this year's HCID2013. As a start-up, Songkick is constantly refining it's product development process, optimising towards learning things quickly. We adapt user experience (UX) processes to work for us as we explore and discover how to make products which music fans love."


Please visit this link for further information on presentations and talks during the day.

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