Vision Plus 12, Schwarzenberg

IIID Vision Plus 12 at Schwarzenberg:

Programme

 
Thursday, 5 July 2007
09:30
Opening
Session 1: Information Design Essentials for Measurable Results
10:00
Introduction from the Chair

Prof. Robert O. Swinehart

School of Design, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh (USA); IIID President

10:10read Abstract
Keynote:
Measuring professional services in information design: what business can expect and what education should deliver

Prof. David Sless

Director, Communication Research Institute, Fitzroy North, Melbourne (AUS); IIID Vice President

10:50read Abstract
An Historic view of measurement in information design:
Will Burtin's Gunnery Manuals

Prof. R. Roger Remington

Massimo and Lella Vignelli Distinguished Professor of Design, Rochester Institute of Technology, Rochester (USA); IIID Board Member

11:15
Coffee break
11:50read Abstract
Dilemmas of information organization and delivery in
"The Attention Economy"

Mikel P. Breitenstein

Adjunct Professor, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, School of Information Studies, residing in Long Beach, California (USA)

Bryce D. Breitenstein

CEO, Breitenstein Medical Associates, Long Beach, California, USA; Center Medical Director, Concentra Occupational Medical Center, Placentia, California (USA)

12:35read Abstract
Quantifying joy of use

Guido Kempter

Head, User Centered Technologies Research, FH Vorarlberg, Dornbirn (A)

13:00
Lunch break
Session 2: Measurable results I
14:30
Introduction from the Chair

Charles Wesley Ervin

Communications and Public Affairs Spezialist, Health Care District of Palm Beach County, Florida (USA); Board Member, Communication Research Institute, AUS; IIID Vice President

14:35read Abstract
Moving your mail: A case study on the design of the official Mail Forwarding and Change of Address Order for the US Post Office

Prof. Robert O. Swinehart

School of Design, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh (USA); IIID President

15:05read Abstract
Measuring the quality of information about medicines:
is design really benign?

Karel van der Waarde

Van der Waarde Design Research, Elewijt (B); IIID Board Member

15:40
Coffee break
Parallel sessions A "Print & Screen" and "Space & Navigation"
16:20read Abstract
Print & Screen: Harper's Index inspiration -Translating figures into emotional information

Prof. Krzysztof Lenk

Department of Graphic Design, Rhode Island School of Design, Providence (USA)

16:20read Abstract
Space & Navigation: Design impact on New York City parking signs: Motorists pay $600 million in parking violations!

Gordon Akwera

Creative Director, Information Design, Addison, New York (USA)

16:40read Abstract
Print & Screen: Mapping the world / Digital qualities of everyday life

Prof. Mario Doulis

Professor of New Media at Merz-Akademie Stuttgart (D); Professor for Interface Design at the University of Applied Sciences Northwestern Switzerland, Basel (CH)

Victor Zwimpfer

Intermedial Aesthetik at the ifm (Institut fuer Medienwissenschaften); Basel (CH)

16:40read Abstract
Space & Navigation:
Designing information products for public spaces

Rupesh Vyas

Coordinator of Information and Digital Design, National Institute of Design, Paldi, Ahmedabad (IND)

17:20read Abstract
Panel discussion / workshop:
What does the information design tell us about the organisation that is behind the communication?

Jim Northover

Founder and chairman of Lloyd Northover, a member company of the Media Square plc group, London (GB)

18:00
End of Session 2
19:30
Social Event
 
Friday, 6 July 2007
Session 3: Measurable results II
09:15
Introduction form the Chair

Charles Wesley Ervin

Communications and Public Affairs Spezialist, Health Care District of Palm Beach County, Florida (USA); Board Member, Communication Research Institute, AUS; IIID Vice President

09:20read Abstract
Performance-based design - how measuring a design's performance can accelerate the design process and deliver superior design outcomes

Alex Tyers

Senior Research Associate, Communication Research Institute, Fitzroy North, Melbourne (AUS)

10:05read Abstract
Building measurement into qualitative research without having to crunch numbers

Cori Schauer

NASA Ames Research Center / University Affiliated Research Center at NASA Ames Research Center, Mountain View (USA)

Brianna Sylver

President, Sylver Consulting, Chicago, Illinois (USA)

Section 1: Project types and research techniques
Section 2: Key metrics of a successful research project

10:55
Coffee break
Parallel sessions B "Print & Screen" and "Space & Navigation"
11:35read Abstract
Print & Screen: Workshop- Building measurement into qualitative research without having to crunch numbers

Cori Schauer

NASA Ames Research Center / University Affiliated Research Center at NASA Ames Research Center, Mountain View (USA)

Brianna Sylver

President, Sylver Consulting, Chicago, Illinois (USA)

Section 3: An interactive, design research exercise
Section 4: A group debrief

11:35read Abstract
Space & Navigation: Workshop, Using Visual Contrast for Effective, Inclusive Environments

Veronika Egger

Principal, is design, Wien/Vienna (A); IIID Board Member (Treasurer)

Prof. Keith Bright

Keith Bright Consultants Ltd., Thatcham (GB)

12:30read Abstract
Space & Navigation: Measuring effective map design for route guidance: an experiment comparing electronic map display principles

Thomas Porathe

Manager, Maelardalen User Experience Lab, Dept. of Innovation, Design and Product Development, Maelardalen University, Eskilstuna (S)

13:00
Lunch break
Session 4: Measurable results III
14:30
Introduction from the chair

Charles Wesley Ervin

Communications and Public Affairs Spezialist, Health Care District of Palm Beach County, Florida (USA); Board Member, Communication Research Institute, AUS; IIID Vice President

14:35read Abstract
Deconstructing the measure of disability: toward an inclusive metric for the evaluation of systems of visual communications and infographics

Alex Bitterman

Assistant Professor, School of Design, Rochester Institute of Technology, Rochester (USA)

Parallel sessions C "Print & Screen" and "Space & Navigation"
15:15read Abstract
Print & Screen: Public health and information graphics

Karen Cheng

Associate Professor, Chair of Visual Communication Design, University of Washington, Seattle (USA)

15:15read Abstract
Space & Navigation: SOMS "Substituting/Optimizing (variable) Message Signs for the Trans European Road Network"

Stefan Egger

R&D Assistant, International Institute for Information Design (IIID), Vienna (A)

Karin Siebenhandl

Course director, Researcher, Center for Knowledge and Information Management, Danube University Krems / University of Continuing Education, Krems (A)

Prof. Erik Spiekermann

Spiekermann Partners AG, Berlin, London, San Francisco; IIID Past President

Peter Simlinger

Principal, Simlinger Informations-Design GmbH, Wien/Vienna (A); IIID Director, Wien/Vienna (A)

15:40read Abstract
Print & Screen: Made to measure - Design students study parents response to visualisations of risk in child health treatments

Bonnie Sadler Takach

Assistant Professor, University of Alberta, Edmonton (CDN)

16:10
Coffee break
16:55read Abstract
The United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) Destination Web Watch

Karin Nijhuis

Principal, Interimair Internet Consultancy, Utrecht (NL)

17:35
CheckEffect: Analyzing tourist web sites

Michael Mrazek

Principal, Net Communication Management, Salzburg (A)

17:36
Parallel to the presentation of Michael Mrazek -
Special Interest Group (SIG) for Information Design Educators: Aims and Objectives; Inaugural gathering

Prof. Judith A. Moldenhauer

Department of Art and Art History, Wayne State University, Detroit (USA)

Lennart Strand

Senior lecturer, Department of Innovation, Design and Product Development, Maelardalen University, Eskilstuna (S)

Also on behalf of Prof. Rune Pettersson.

18:00
End of Session 4
19:30
Speakers reception for speakers and IIID members
 
Saturday, 7 July 07
Session 5: Measurable results - information design for wayshowing
09:00
Introduction from the Chair

Charles Wesley Ervin

Communications and Public Affairs Spezialist, Health Care District of Palm Beach County, Florida (USA); Board Member, Communication Research Institute, AUS; IIID Vice President

09:05read Abstract
What counts in wayshowing design

Ruedi Baur

Intégral Ruedi Baur et Associés, Zurich; Institut fuer Design, Hochschule fuer Gestaltung und Kunst, Zurich (CH)

09:50read Abstract
Telling and showing everyday journeys: graphic support for wayfinding

Paul Stiff

Director of the MA course in Information Design, The University of Reading, Reading (GB)

10:30
Coffee break
11:10read Abstract
Muddling along from here to there:
Challenges of measuring wayfinding system effectiveness

Janet R. Carpman

Partner, Carpman Grant Associates, Wayfinding Consultants, Ann Arbor (USA)

11:50read Abstract
The theory and difficulties of measuring the effectiveness of a wayfinding system

Colette Jeffrey

Wayfinding Design Director, Enterprise IG, London (GB)

12:30read Abstract
Reconfiguring the navigation system for Santiago's new transportation plan

Prof. José Allard

Escuela de Diseño, Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile, Providencia, Santiago (RCH)

13:00
Lunch break
Session 6: Information design- what education can/should deliver
14:30
Introduction from the Chair

Prof. Robert O. Swinehart

School of Design, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh (USA); IIID President

14:35read Abstract
Panel discussion

Prof. Jill Dacey

Chair, Department of Art, University of Idaho, Moscow (USA); IIID Board Member

Lennart Strand

Senior lecturer, Department of Innovation, Design and Product Development, Maelardalen University, Eskilstuna (S)

Prof. Hanna Risku

Head, Department for Knowledge and Communication Management, DUK Danube University Krems / University of Continuing Education, Krems (A)

1) Explaining and expanding the idX mission
2) The birth of the virtual Information Design University
3) The post-graduate DUK/IIID information design programme
Participating representatives of universities that run information design courses are invited to contribute to the discussion.

16:00
Summing up

Charles Wesley Ervin

Communications and Public Affairs Spezialist, Health Care District of Palm Beach County, Florida (USA); Board Member, Communication Research Institute, AUS; IIID Vice President

16:30
Farewell drinks
18:00
IIID General Assembly

At the "Seminar- und Gaestehaus Im Kloster Bezau", Platz 38, 6870 Bezau
located in the town centre of Bezau, 7 km from Schwarzenberg; transfer will be provided.



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