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World Usability Day Mini-Conference & Happy Hour

World Usability Day (WUD) is coming up on November 14th, and we’re celebrating with an event co-organized with our friends at Centralis! This mini-conference/happy hour will be focused around the theme of this year’s WUD: “Healthcare: Collaborating For Better Systems”.

We’ll ease into things at 6pm with some time to relax and mingle, then officially kick off the evening at 6:30 with a few short talks by some ladies who are UX experts working in the healthcare domain. From there, we’ll jump into Q&A and informal discussion of any related experiences or challenges our audience members wish to share. We’ll wrap up with some more time to network and enjoy the refreshments!


· Amy Willis, Director of UX & Visual Design, Pathfinder Software

· Joi L. Roberts, Senior UX Designer, Walgreens

This event is co-ed and open to everyone, not just ChiDUXXers! If you would like to attend but do not wish to join ChiDUXX, you can sign up here:

We’re looking forward to seeing you all there!

ChiDUXX & Centralis



2822 Central St.

Evanston, IL, 60201

Centralis is easy accessible by car (with plentiful free parking on side streets!). By Metra, it’s about a 30min ride between Ogilvie Station downtown and Central St. By CTA, the ride on the Purple line is about 50min from the Loop to Central St.

For those arriving by CTA or Metra, we may be able to arrange pickup/dropoff at the Central St. stations. Please email us ([masked]) as soon as possible if you are interested in this option.

About World Usability Day


“World Usability Day is a single day of events occurring around the world that brings together communities of professional, industrial, educational, citizen, and government groups for our common objective: to ensure that the services and products important to life are easier to access and simpler to use.

It is about celebration and education – celebrating the strides we have made in creating usable products and educating the masses about how usability impacts our daily lives. 

It is about making our world work better.  It is about reaching out to the common citizen and spreading the message: Human error is a misnomer - we don’t have to put up with products and services that don’t work well.”

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  • Tana G.

    So sorry to have missed this! Perhaps next time

    November 14, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    I'm really excited for tomorrow - can't wait to meet you all!

    1 · November 13, 2013

  • Gail S.

    Hmmm... perhaps streaming the events?...

    November 11, 2013

    • A former member
      A former member

      Yup, this is a great idea...we aren't going to be doing that this time around, but we'll probably give it a try for future events.

      November 13, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    Hey everyone! We're excited to meet you guys tomorrow. We have a bunch of people who signed up through the Eventbrite link as well, so it should be a good group! Send an email to [masked] if you have any questions or if you'll need a pickup from Central St. CTA or Metra.

    See you soon!

    1 · November 13, 2013

  • Lea

    Sorry to miss it!

    1 · November 9, 2013

    • Golli H.

      We miss you! I wish we could Skype/Facetime you in sometime :)

      1 · November 10, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    Yep, the event is in Evanston. It's about 30min by Metra from the Loop, and we'll pick you up on the other end. Hope you can make it :)

    November 9, 2013

  • Christina D.

    Evanston.... ?

    November 8, 2013

  • Jeongmin Jenny L.

    I'm so sad I'll have to miss this :( I'd love to visit Centralis another time though!

    October 29, 2013

    • Golli H.

      We'll miss you Jenny!

      November 7, 2013

  • Gail S.

    Dang, Evanston is just a little too tough for me to get to on a weeknight. Next time!

    October 30, 2013

    • Golli H.

      We'll miss you Gail!

      November 7, 2013

  • Vanessa T.

    so sad to be missing this! i'll be out of town, flying back in that evening. enjoy!

    October 29, 2013

    • Golli H.

      We'll miss you Vanessa!

      November 7, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    Just wanna say that everyone here at Centralis is SO. EXCITED. for this event :D

    October 29, 2013

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