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An open 1-day workshop at Department of Trade & Industry, London, UK on 16th June 19972. Run as part of the concertation activities of the Information Engineering Sector of the Telematics Application Programme, by the IESERV Project (the authors of this site) hosted by DTI.

The agenda of the meeting follows, where possible we have added links to the speakers' slide presentations or notes. These can be viewed on the Web now, and or can be downloaded as PC zipped Powerpoint files for viewing in Powerpoint.

Aims of the meeting

Over 150 people attended this open concertation meeting arranged by IESERV which was held on Monday, 16th June 1997, DTI Conference Centre, London, UK.

Key aims were to provide insights and guidance on the issues of quality and usability during the design of sites for the World Wide Web (WWW). The invited speakers addressed a range of issues relating to the WWW and Web site design.


Opening remarks - European Commission

Welcome - Department of Trade and Industry

Whitewater rafting on the Web - Greg Garrison, Reuters
(Download PowerPoint presentation http://www.elpub.org/webuse/garrison.ppt)

On the front line, the BBC Web site - Gee-Kay Wong, BBC

Digital media: old wine in new bottles? - Tom Stewart, System Concepts
(Download PowerPoint presentation http://www.elpub.org/webuse/stewart.ppt)

World Wide What? - Neil Sandford, Coordinator, UK Multimedia SIG
(Download PowerPoint presentation http://www.elpub.org/webuse/sandford.ppt)

Graphic design on the Web - Phil Jones and Peter Pederson, Real Time Studios

Optimising for performance: now and next year - Peter Flynn, University College Cork
(Download PowerPoint presentation http://www.elpub.org/webuse/flynn.ppt)

User centred Web design - Nigel Bevan, National Physical Laboratory

Analytical evaluation of Web sites - Elke-Maria Melchior, Acit
(Download PowerPoint presentation http://www.elpub.org/webuse/melchior.ppt)

Assessing user opinions of Web site use - Jurek Kirakowski, Human Factors Research Group

Methods for design and evaluation - Richard Whitehand, Nomos Management

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