Ecolibrium 2009: Sustainability & Usability in Balance


See for further details and scheduling changes.....


Thank you to all of those who showed support and interest in this wonderful project. Unfortunately, due to circumstances beyond our control the event could not take place as originally conceptualized.


Thursday, November 12th 

Are you ready to actively engage, learn and collaboratively innovate to create a better tomorrow?

Then register now for Ecolibrium 2009: Sustainability and Usability in Balance. And be apart of a transformational experience that will help you create a better professional as well as personal tomorrow today.

Ecolibrium 2009 utilizes the three key elements of sustainability (environmental, social, and economical) in concert with usability and user experience to initiate meaningful dialogues and concrete action.

The revised schedule is a one day conference program with the possibility to register for a follow up workshop on Friday, November 13th. 

Thursday, November 12th “World Usability Day” Program

09.30 – 09.35

Welcome to World Usability Day: Intro to Designing for a Sustainable World

09.35 – 09.45

Why Ecolibrium 2009: Sustainability and Usability in Balance?

09.45 – 10.00

User Interactive Exercise: Breathe

10.00 – 10.20

Personal Sustainability Presentation: by Dr. Stig Åvall Severinsen

10.20 – 10.40

Personal Sustainability Presentation: by Dr. Robyn Benson

10.40 – 10.50


10.50 – 11.10

Social Sustainability Presentation: by Drs. Michelle Hancock & Tyra Lewis

11.10 – 11.20

Social Sustainability Presentation: by @marks & @solberg

11.20 – 12.00

User Interactive Exercise: Social Design Mashup

12.00 – 13.00


13.00 – 13.10

User Interactive Exercise: Breathe

13.10 – 13.30

Economical Sustainability Presentation: by Niel Crofts

13.30 – 14.00

Economical Sustainability Presentation: by Thomas Snitker

14.00 – 14.20

User Interactive Exercise: Economical Design Mashup

14:20 – 14.30


14:30 – 14.40

User Interactive Exercise: Breathe

14:40 – 15.00

Environmental Sustainability by Sebastian Buettrich

15:00 – 15.20

Environmental Sustainability Presentation: Virtual from CA w/ Nathan Shedroff

15:20 – 16.00

User Interactive Exercise: Environmental Design Mashup

16.00 – 16.10

Wrap up

16.10 – 16.50



We welcome you in Ecolibrium!  

Name Sales End Price Fee
Early Bird (Thursday)   Ended $1295 $37.88
Student (Thursday) Ended $695 $22.88
Non Profit (Thursday) Ended $695 $22.88
Conference Day (Thursday) Ended $1895 $52.88

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