World Usability Day in Israel

A full-day conference in parallel with a workshop. Organized in cooperation with "Hasifa" School of Communications, Television and Multimedia, the Open University.

Tentative Conference Schedule:

  • Greetings - Mr. Ghaleb Magadla, The Minister of Science, Culture and Sports
  • Greetings - Open University Representative
  • Opening Words - Eva Tzur, President, UPA Israel
  • Issues in Planning Touch Screen Interfaces - Amir Zvuloni, Manager SCP-Pamam
  • iPhone - Revolutions and their Cost - Itai Vonshak and Alex Rappaport, Elements
  • The Challenge of Designing Usable Work Environments for the Naïve User - Prof. Yoram Eshet, Head of Chais Research Center for the Integration of Technology in Education, The Open University
  • Why Hospitals are a Dangerous Place - Prof. Yoel Donchin, Head of Patient Safety Unit, Hadassah Medical Center and Author of the Column "Systems9 Scan" in Ha9aretz Daily Newspaper
  • Internet, Medicine and the Elderly - Dr. Naomi Bitterman, Head of the Industrial Design Program, Technion, Haifa
  • Serious Games - Prof. Sheizaf Rafaeli, Director of the Center for the Study of the Information Society, University of Haifa
  • Interactive Digital Publishing for Children, MIT Knows that Every Child Can Do It - Dr. Oren Zukerman, The Interdisciplinary Center , Herzliya
  • Futuristic User Interfaces from the Past and Current User Interfaces: Movies, Thoughts and Ponderings - Dr. Yaakov Greenshpan, Co-CEO UI

Chairman: Ronnie Haffner

In parallel, there will be a Usability Workshop organized by Netwise Ltd. titled "Planning a User Interface", which will include:

  • Analyzing User Processes
  • Creating Personnae
  • Planning the UI Concept

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