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INTERFACE DESIGN & DOCUMENT DESIGN
Eindhoven University of Technology, The Netherlands
One-day Symposium, Thursday May 28th, 1998
Workshops, Friday May 29th, 1998
ABOUT THE THEME
In most companies Interface Design is 'R&D' and Document Design is
'Service'. As a consequence Interface Design (ID) and Document Design (DD)
solutions often don't match, although they address the same user. For
companies the difference between ID & DD usually creates organisationalb
problems. For the user it creates problems in understanding the software.
The ID & DD conference focuses on the relationship there should be between
the two disciplines. Interface designers, online help designers or document
designers from leading companies and universities will share their point of
(including on line registration)
9:45 - 10.00 Opening
10:00 - 10:45 : 'Interaction Design & Document Design'
Professor dr. Don Bouwhuis, IPO, Centre for Research on User-System
Interaction, The Netherlands.
Theme I: Online help, wizards, guides and documentation
10:45 - 11:30
'Designing Help and Assistance into the User Interface'
Jose Arcellana*, Apple Computer, USA
Kevin Knabe *, Apple Computer, USA
11:30 - 12:30 'Help Yourself: Designing Help to Fit Software Users and
Ir. Tjeerd S. Hoek*, Microsoft USA
Leah Kaufman*, Microsoft USA
12:30 - 14:00 Lunch
Theme II: The user interface of large technical documents
14:00 - 14:45 'Navigation in large help systems'
Steve Wexler*, Wextech USA
15:00 - 15:45 'Developing embedded web applications: Lessons learned from
Jonathan Arnowitz, Informaat, The Netherlands
Theme III: User interface and document design for specific target groups.
16:00 - 16:45 Supportive documentation for older people
Dr. Patricia Wright*, Distinguished Senior Research Fellow, Cardiff
17:00 - 17:45 User-interface design for the elderly
Professor dr. Herman Bouma, IPO, The Netherlands
Mrs Carla L.A. Scheurs
Eindhoven University of Technology
University Congress Office
PO Box 513
NL-5600 MB Eindhoven
T +31 40 2474849
F +31 40 2458195
E apply_iddd -at- stic -dot- nl http://www.stic.nl
Studiekring voor Technische Informatie en Communicatie
Dutch Society for Technical Information and Communication
T + 31 40 2756819 http://www.stic.nl F + 31 40