Wendy Yee, Director at User Centric, will be an invited speaker at the upcoming United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE) Conference of European Statisticians. Dr. Yee will present a session on usability and eye tracking at the UNECE Work Session on Statistical Dissemination and Communication in Washington, DC on September 12th.
The presentation, “Eyeballs, feature creep, pixels: Find out what your users are really doing”, will be the leading session for the topic of the day on communicating effectively on the Web. Dr. Yee will discuss what recent eye tracking research on user behavior has revealed and outline the top ten practices to avoid when presenting information online.
The conference will be attended by representatives from leading European nations as well as members of the US government.
Wendy has eight years of experience in user-centered design and evaluation, helping organizations improve their user experience and satisfaction with software interfaces, Web applications, handhelds, medical devices, and other types of consumer and business technology. She has led usability projects for high-tech, finance, government, and healthcare-related organizations. Wendy has a Ph.D. in Neuroscience from the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine and a S.B. from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
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