Inviting: Government, industry and usability professionals designing government applications and services to meet user needs.
Location: National Library of Canada Auditorium, 395 Wellington Street, Ottawa, ON
Date: December 8th, 2005
Time: 8.30am – 12.30pm
As one of the events in Canada’s capital city surrounding World Usability Day , the first ever
e-Gov Usability Showcase will bring together government, industry and usability professionals to share their experiences of designing government applications and services to meet user needs.
On December 8th, 2005 at the National
Library of Canada Auditorium , the event will squarely place the spotlight on a number of usability projects and initiatives completed by federal and municipal government organizations. Introductory and closing remarks will be made by local human factors ‘guru’ Professor “Gitte Lindgaard”http://http-server.carleton.ca/%7Eglindgaa/ .
- Al Malo, Director General, IT Strategy,
- Cathy Kealey, User Experience Architect, “City of Hamilton”http://www.hamilton.ca/ ,
- Kati Geber, Manager, Canadian Heritage Information Network ,
- and Sabine Rohlfs, Senior Information Architect, Canada Revenue Agency .
Canada’s Government on Line initiative described by Accenture as ”…clearly one of the world-leading customer-focused government online programs”, consistently comes top of global reviews. But even as they celebrate, participants will look forward to tackling rapid improvements in technology and people’s increasing expectations.
The event will be valuable for government and industry practitioners who want to hear about best practices in user centered design for e-Government, and who seek to understand how government in Canada intends to retain leadership in usability.
There is no charge for this event. Please visit
http://www.maskery.ca/egovshowcase/ to register your intention to attend, or send your name, email address and phone number to one of the contacts listed below. This information will not be used for any purposes other than organizing the event.