USID Foundation - Bringing HCI & Design Community Together USID2008
USID Foundation - Bringing HCI & Design Community Together
USID Foundation annouces USID2007, USable Software Interface Design India Event, June 2007 || Living in Digitial World
USID Foundation Welcome to USID2007! Sponsors
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USID Foundation is a community of Human Computer Interaction enthusiasts formed in May, 2006 with an objective to serve students, researchers, professionals, specialists, and others in the academia and industry who has a keen interest in the field of Human-Computer Interaction (HCI), Usability Engineering, Interaction Design, User Experience Research, Technical Communication, Project and Product Management. Today, this community has grown to 150+ members.
Since May 2006, HCI - Hyderabad has successfully organized 10 workshops/ seminars with an average participation of 40 enthusiasts per session. The members are from varied professional backgrounds and industries like IT & ITES, Telecom, Research, Media, Education, Consulting, etc. The complete list of participating companies is enclosed.
As we approach closer to mark the first successful anniversary in May 2007, we are organizing a 2/3 day event in June 2007 which will provide us an opportunity to serve a larger audience. The event runs on a theme of current interest – "Living in the Digital World," the challenges and resolutions.

Conference and Paper Presentation: June 18-19, 2007
Eminent speakers representing the IT industry, HCI practitioners, researchers and academicians are invited. The conference will also have 4-5 best papers selected by a panel comprising of members from industry, academics and research.
Workshops: June 20 2007
Post-conferecne Workshops will include a number of half and full day workshops & tutorials to address the varied interest and learning needs of the IT and HCI professionals.
Following is a tentative list of workshops:
  • Understanding User Centered Design Process
  • Conducting Usability Test & Analyzing Results
  • Accessibility & 508 compliance
  • Experience AJAX: Workshop for Designers
UI Design Competition for Students
Beginning of April, USID Foundation will announce a UI Design Competition on the following theme for the engineering and design student. “Design a public email system for users over age of 58 years with no internet experience.” Closing ceremony will include a prize distribution
Photo and Digital Art Display
Day 2 and Day 3 will also include a display of the photographs and digital art on the event's theme.
Other Activities
Panel discussions, quiz/contest, informal information sharing sessions will also be running as a parallel activity of Conference
Closing Event
The event will be closed with the prize distribution and acknowledgement to contributors and volunteers. The highlight of the closing event will be concluding thoughts by an eminent personality from the industry or a policy maker.
Target Audience
The target audience for the USID 2007 tutorials & workshops include a wide range of audience not only the usability / user experience professionals but also various stakeholders with in the industry who are interested in the Human-Computer Interaction, Usability, User Experience, HCI Research and UCD Process and Methodologies. Participants shall include professionals from Product Management, Development, Quality Assurance, Technical Communication, Marketing & Consumer Insight, Executive Management and Recruiters.
Event Publicity
We plan to publicize the event amongst the IT industry not only in Hyderabad, but also Bangalore, Pune, Mumbai, Chennai, Kolkata, Delhi and Chandigarh through electronic mailers, posters, and direct letters to decision makers of each organization. We will also put up the posters in premiere design, technology & business institutions all over India and IT Parks as well as the places, frequently visited by the IT professionals like Barista, Café Coffee Day, gyms, shopping malls, subject to getting the permission from the respective authorities. In the event of receiving sufficient sponsorship, USID Foundation will also advertise USID 2007 in a national daily.

USID Foundation invites you to be a part of this event by working with us together in promoting Human Computer Interaction and its benefits to one and all, in order to facilitate that, we have worked on four sponsorship options. USID Foundation has put together some sponsorship packages to allow you to reach the IT and HCI community more effectively. These are wonderful opportunities to market your company/organization during the event, in our publicity materials, electronic mailers and our website.

The USID Foundation’s USID 2007 will be the biggest HCI event in India so far. The participants will be from varied professional backgrounds and industries like IT & ITES, Telecom, Research, Education, Consulting, etc from Hyderabad, Bangalore, Pune, Mumbai, Chennai, Kolkata and Delhi.This event shall give you visibility in the industry and media, enhancing your brand image, while contributing to a noble cause

Expected Attendance: 200

We are optimistic that you will be interested to partner with USID Foundation and help us spread the message amongst all the stakeholders.

The sponsorship details are as follows:

Platinum Sponsor - Limit 1
What you get
  • Co-branding with USID Foundation for the backdrop and the podium
  • Your logo will be displayed prominently on the registration/reception desk, backdrop and on the podium.
  • Prominent display of your logo in all the collateral and advertisements
  • Separate handout/display table at registration, prominent signage, mention at general sessions from the podium, set of mailing labels for conference attendees list in sponsor brochure
  • Five complimentary conference registrations
Gold Sponsor
What you get
  • Medium size logo in all the collateral and advertisements
  • Large logo on both the USID Foundation and USID2007 websites
  • Three (3) complimentary conference registrations
Silver Sponsor
What you get
  • Small logo in all the collateral and advertisements
  • Small logo on both the USID Foundation and USID2007 websites
Bronze Sponsor
What you get
  • Mention of your name in sponsors list in collaterals
  • Small logo on both the USID Foundation and USID2007 websites
List of Items/Kinds for sponsorship
  • Venue (Conference and Workshop)
  • Audio and Projection Systems
  • Computer and Networking System
  • Backdrop Banner
  • Panels and Displays
  • Registration Bags
  • Conference Memento
  • Competition Prizes
  • Stationary
  • Souvenir
  • Participant Tags
  • Speakers/Panelist Honorarium
  • Speakers Travel & Accommodation
  • Speakers Gifts
  • Local Transportation
  • Tea/Snacks
  • Lunch/Meal
  • Pre Event Print Publicity (Sold)
  • Media Publicity (Electronic & Print)
  • Closing Event Ceremony
  • Miscellaneous
Please contact us at +91 9866237620 or email us at usid2007@USID
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