Introducing our keynote and plenary speakers!
Jacob O. Wobbrock is an Assistant Professor in the Information School and an Adjunct Assistant Professor in the Department of Computer Science & Engineering at the University of Washington. His research interests are in user interface technology, human performance with computing systems, input and interaction techniques, computer access, universal design, and mobile interaction design. Professor Wobbrock directs the AIM Research Group comprising students from information and computer science. Prior to coming to the University of Washington, Professor Wobbrock received his Ph.D. from the Human-Computer Interaction Institute in the School of Computer Science at Carnegie Mellon University. He also received B.S. and M.S. degrees in Symbolic Systems and Computer Science, respectively, from Stanford University. [More about Jacob...]
Tamara Adlin is the founder and president of adlin, inc., a customer experience consulting company located in Seattle, WA. Prior to forming her company, Tamara created the Customer Experience services team for Amazon Services, which provided complete customer research and site design services for Amazon’s platform clients (including the official NBA online store, Marks & Spencer, Sears Canada, and others). [More about Tamara...]
I have spoken with Jacob Wobbrock through the WSBA Access to Justice Technology Committee a few times. He is very knowledgeable over HCI, accessibility and usability issues. Hearing him speak is well worth the time.