Human Factors 
Potomac Chapter

HFES Potomac Chapter Dinner and Speaker

  • 05 Nov 2014
  • 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
  • Rock Bottom Restaurant & Brewery, 7900 Norfolk Ave., Bethesda MD 20814
Please join the HFES Potomac Chapter for dinner and a talk by Dr Jonathan Lazar from Towson University about societal discrimination against those with disabilities due to website inaccessibility at Rock Bottom Brewery in Bethesda, MD.

Please RSVP by Sunday, November 2nd to bridget.ann.lewis@gmail.com .

Dinner will be $10 for members (acceptable by cash or check at the meeting, or PayPal [treasurer@hfespotomac.org]). Non-members will need to pay the menu price for dinner at the meeting.

Schedule

6:00 pm - Networking

6:30 pm - Dinner

7:15 pm - Talk

Menu

House Salad

And a choice of

ROASTED LEMON PEPPER CRUSTED COD

GRILLED BRUSCHETTA BREAST OF CHICKEN

MAPLE BOURBON TOP SIRLOIN

BRUSCHETTA CHICKEN PASTA

Followed by Dessert

Location

Rock Bottom Brewery is metro accessible via the Red Line to the Bethesda Metro Stop. Street and public garage parking is also available.  For more information please visit: http://www.rockbottom.com/locations/bethesda?action=view

Dr. Lazar

Dr. Lazar is a professor of Computer and Information Sciences, and director of the Undergraduate Program in Information Systems, at Towson University in Maryland. He also founded, and was director of the Universal Usability Laboratory at Towson University from 2003-2014. His research in human-computer interaction (HCI) focuses on web usability, web accessibility and assistive technology for people with disabilities, and public policy surrounding HCI. Dr. Lazar has published more than 130 refereed articles in journals, books, and conference proceedings. He has also authored three books and edited four, including Research Methods in Human-Computer Interaction (Wiley, 2010), Universal Usability: Designing Computer Interfaces for Diverse User Populations (Wiley, 2007), and Web Usability: A User-Centered Design Approach (Addison Wesley, 2006). His newest book, about public policies related to digital accessibility for people with disabilities, will be published by Morgan Kaufmann Publishers in 2015. He received a 2011 University System of Maryland Board of Regents Faculty Award for Public Service, a 2010 Dr. Jacob Bolotin Award from the National Federation of the Blind, and a 2009 Innovator of the Year award from the Maryland Daily Record.

Please contact Bridget Lewis (bridget.ann.lewis@gmail.com) for more information.


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