Professional organisations providing services related to usability
|ACM SIGCHI||USA||For HCI researchers and practitioners|
|Human Factors and Ergonomics Society||USA||For human factors and ergonomics researchers and professionals|
TC.13 on HCI
||international||Organises INTERACT conferences and working groups|
|Society for Technical Communication||USA||For technical writers, has an active usability SIG|
|Usability Professionals Association||USA||For usability practitioners|
|AIGA-ED||AIGA Experience Design||Organizational connection and communication, understanding people, in ways useful for business and design, and conceive, envision, and inform what products, services, and communications to make.|
|IxDA||Interaction Design Association||Defines the structure and behaviors of interactive products and services and user interactions with those products and services.|
|IAI||The Information Architecture Institute||The art and science of organizing and labeling web sites, intranets, online communities and software to support usability and findability.|
|IIID||International Institute for Information Design||Design of visual information including graphic information design to overcome both social and language barriers.|
|EDeAN||European Design for All e-Accessibility Network|
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HCI Index local organisations list.
Updated January 2006 by Nigel Bevan.©UsabilityNet 2006. Reproduction permitted provided the source is acknowledged.