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From: Kathryn Campbell <[address removed]>
Sent: Nov 9,[masked]:18 PM
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Subject: [ia-69] See You at World Usability Day Tomorrow!
[address removed]> Thanks to the tireless work of a great team of volunteers, we have a wonderful event planned for Thursday, 11/10 entitled "Education: Designing for Social Change."SpeakersJason Rosoff, Lead Designer for the Khan Academy.Jason started out as a volunteer for the Khan Academy after getting fired up by the mission of bringing a world class education to anyone anywhere. Since then, he’s worked with an awesome team to define a unique student-driven learning experience on the Khan Academy. He’s also working to grow that team with designers to help imagine a future for education and build it. Previously, Jason spent 4 years learning about building great products at Fog Creek Software and led the design team. (Click here to see a TED talk about Khan Academy)
Jeanne Hoel, Sr. Education Program Manager at LA’s Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA).
Jeanne Hoel is Senior Education Manager for School and Teacher Programs at The Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles. She is a member of the Education Advisory Board for Art:21, a PBS series on contemporary art, served as Pacific Region Museum Education Director for the National Art Education Association from[masked], and was president of the Museum Educators of Southern California from 2007-09.Time7 p.m. networking, 7:25 p.m. formal event starts. Appetizers and beverages will be served.LocationWorking Village, 212 Marine Street 90405, Santa Monica, CA (between Rose and Ocean Park).Parking: There are two pay lots adjacent to the venue. One is underneath the facility; you enter off 2nd St / Hampton. They offer Valet parking for $7. It will fill up, so if you come after about 7:15, go directly to option #2, across the street, enter off Marine, for $5. There is also metered parking on the street. You must feed the meters, they are enforced in the evenings as well.CostFREE, due to the generous support of our sponsors, including financial sponsors Neudesic, Primitive Spark, Onward Search, IJHANA, Bestica, UX Jobs LA, and Vivid Resources. We also have some wonderful gifts for participants thanks to in-kind gifts by Loop 11, O'Reilly Media and Antetype. And we'll have video, photos and live tweeting thanks to Tao Zheng, SapientNitro and Serena Ehrlich. Learn more about our sponsors at Meetup.com/la-upa.If you RSVPed and your plans have changed, please update your status on Meetup.com/la-upa. If you'd like to attend, join the waiting list and keep checking back for openings. And if you can't make it and are heartbroken, follow us on Twitter at #lawud11 for a live feed of the event.See you tomorrow!Kathryn Campbell, President LA-UPACrystal Ehrlich, Event Chair, World Usability Day 2011Alexis Antonelli, Vice PresidentHillary Bientock, SecretaryMickey Way, Treasurer
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