In 2014, as in previous years, Centigrade supports German UPA as sponsor. The professional association serves as network for and represents the interests of all persons who are engaged in the fields of usability and user experience.
Dr. Markus Weber, Head of Usability Engineering at Centigrade: “The activities that are organized and coordinated by the association help to develop the occupational field and improve its public visibility. Therefore we do not only support German UPA as sponsor, but also contribute to events such as the yearly ‘Usability Professionals’ conference and ‘World Usability Day’.”
In addition to supporting the professional association, Centigrade publishes articles on current trends and insights in usability and user experience in its company blog.
Further information on German UPA and its activities can be found on the organization’s website (German).
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As in previous years, Centigrade is involved in the UXcamp Europe 2013 in Berlin. The annual camp on user experience will take place on the 22nd and 23rd of June and is held under the slogan “No spectators, just participants”. The topics range from information architecture and interaction design to visual design and user interface development. All visitors are encouraged to actively participate in the BarCamp through lectures, discussions and presentations.
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Striving to “help people help themselves” the volunteers of German-Ghanaian NGO Boa Nnipa proactively work on projects within Ghana. To maximize the sustainability of their work the young and dynamic team focuses on supporting the Ghanaian civil society in developing self-determined strategies in the areas of health education, school education and training, as well as raising awareness for general political and social issues, and thereby initiating participation among Ghanaians.
In 2012, as in previous years, Centigrade sponsors “German UPA”, the German association of usability and user experience professionals. In doing so, Centigrade supports the goals of the association, such as promoting public awareness for topics like user-friendliness of interactive systems.
On May 26th and 27th, this year’s installment of UXcamp Europe will take place in Berlin. The BarCamp deals with diverse UX issues, ranging from information architecture over interaction design, up to visual design and user interface development. Like in all previous years and since the foundation of UXcamp in Berlin in 2009, Centigrade supports the event as sponsor.
The conference is targeted at web enthusiasts and features three days of intensive workshops and talks on the topics of web design and development. What makes the event special is its community spirit and family atmosphere.
This year’s GUI&Design conference will take place in Fürth/Nürnberg on the 8th and 9th of December. Centigrade supports the event as sponsoring partner.
At the conference, industry experts present software trends of the future based on Microsoft technologies such as WPF or Silverlight. Attendees will learn how to create modern user interfaces that are easy to learn, efficient, well designed and “sexy”.
Besides sponsoring the event, Centigrade will contribute a talk on “Truths and myths about resolution-independent user interfaces”.
Further information on the conference can be found at http://www.gui-design.ppedv.de.
This year, as in 2009 and 2010, Centigrade supported UXcamp Europe as a sponsor. In addition, several employees of the company participated in the BarCamp. As always, a multitude of top-class sessions on diverse aspects of user experience design was offered. A special surprise awaited the Centigrade employees in the session “The Future of Interfaces”, which dealt with issues that will become more and more important for the design of user interfaces.
For the third year in a row, Centigrade supports “UXcamp Europe”, which takes place in Berlin on the 11th and 12th of June. The conference on user experience issues is conducted as a BarCamp, which means that the organization of sessions is completely participant-driven and participating is free. This is possible thanks to sponsors like Centigrade.
In 2011, Centigrade continues its support for German UPA, the German association of usability and user experience professionals. German UPA has the goal of defining and advancing the occupational field of “usability / UX professional”. In addition, the association supports professionals regarding questions of human-centered design of technology.
On March 1st, 2011, the annual Games User Research Summit will take place in San Francisco for the second time. The event brings together user-research professionals who work in the games industry, and share experience, knowledge and techniques. Centigrade is proud to support the summit as Platinum sponsor.
Centigrade supported this year’s UXcamp Europe as a sponsor and also joined the very well attended event as a session contributor. UXcamp Europe has been taking place in Berlin on the 29th and 30th of May and focused on user experience topics such as information architecture, visual design, prototype engineering and alike. As the postfix „camp“ suggests, the event was organized and conducted as a BarCamp, i.e. an open and participatory unconference whose session planning and content is completely determined by the participants.
Since April 1st 2010, Centigrade is supporting the German association of usability professionals, German UPA, as sponsor.
German UPA is an association of and network for usability experts, in which individuals from diverse disciplines join forces with the common goal of creating user-friendly interactive systems.
Centigrade announced that it is sponsoring the Usability Professionals’ Association (UPA), the international organization that sees its purpose in supporting “usability specialists, people from all aspects of human-centered design, and the broad family of disciplines that create the user experience in promoting the design and development of usable products”.
Centigrade GmbH is supporting this year’s interdisciplinary symposia Mensch & Computer, DeLFI, Cognitive Design and Usability Professionals as a sponsor.
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