Current Issues in Human-Computer Interaction and Public Policy

Washington DC Chapter of the Association for Computing Machinery Fall Lecture series
New America Foundation's Open Technology Initiative
New America Foundation
1899 L St NW, 4th Floor
Washington, DC 20036
Monday, September 21, 2009
7:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.

The New America Foundation's Open Technology Initiative is hosting the Washington DC Chapter of the Association for Computing Machinery Fall Lecture series.

The September 2009 lecture will feature Dr. Jonathan Lazar discussing . Dr. Lazar will describe how government policy impacts the work done in human-computer interaction, and will discuss the current status of policy initiatives in a number of areas. Topics addressed include voting machine usability, web accessibility, ergonomic rules, privacy, and identification systems.

Parking is available until midnight at a garage on 19th between M and L
streets for $6.00. Free street parking is available starting at 6:30pm.

This lecture is free of charge and open to the public. ACM membership
is not required to attend. Please feel free to bring friends and colleagues.

Featured Speaker
Dr. Jonathan Lazar
Associate Professor, Department of Computer and Information Sciences
Towson University
Author, Web Usability: A User-Centered Design Approach
Editor, Universal Usability

To RSVP for the event:

http://www.newamerica.net/events/2009current_issues_human_computer_inter...

For questions, contact Stephanie Gunter at (202) 596-3367 or
[email protected]