TorCHI  Toronto Region Computer Human Interaction


TorCHI members meet monthly to hear presentations and discuss topics in human computer interaction (HCI), user experience (UX), usability and user interface design. We are psychologists, visual designers, human factors engineers, front end developers, computer scientists and others. Founded in 1990 (!), TorCHI stands for Toronto Computer-Human Interaction and is a local chapter of the international organization ACM SIGCHI.

Upcoming Events

Inclusive Design Thinking Workshop

Date: Thursday November 9, 7:00-9:00PM
Time:
 Networking starts at 6:45pm, Presentation starts at 7pm
Location: OCADU, 49 McCaul Street, IDRC - Inclusive Design Research Centre
Direction:
North of Queen Street, Google Maps link
Entrance at south side of streetcar loop on McCaul

Cost
:
 Free. RSVP Required. Come and see what ToRCHI is all about, and if you like these presentations, join ToRCHI for $20/year membership. 

Abstract: An introduction to Inclusive Design Thinking through an experiential learning activity that introduces thinking about accessibility and inclusion in functional terms. Participants will learn to see their world with new eyes and become more aware of accessibility barriers which were previously invisible to them. Participants will learn about Accessibility Cloud an open source effort to provide accessibility information worldwide.  

Participants should wear comfortable shoes and dress for the weather as there may be outdoor activities as part of this workshop. We will not just talk the talk, but we will also try to walk the walk during this workshop. 

Space is limited. RSVP is required. TorCHI Members register first. Join TorCHI.

About IDRC - Inclusive Design Research Centre

The IDRC is a research and development centre at OCAD University where an international community of open source developers, designers, researchers, advocates, and volunteers work together to ensure that emerging information technology and practices are designed inclusively. The IDRC has lead thinking on Inclusive Design  of technology, policy and systems for over 25 years. The centre is directed by Jutta Treviranus (it’s founder) and is housed at OCAD University. More about IDRC.

RSVP to register, space is limited.

 


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Jobs

Senior User Researcher at Rakuten Kobo Inc. Details and application: https://www.kobo.com/ca/en/p/openpositions?p=job%2FoVDH4fw3

CIBC, UX Research Jobs 
CIBC Digital department is looking to grow its UX Research team.  Go to cibc.com/careers and search under Current Opportunities for the following job codes.  

1) Senior Manager of UX Research  Job ID: 17003618

2) UX Researcher (6 month contract) Job ID: 17003615


How to post a job?

Please send requests to events@torchi.org with job details and the billing contact. More details

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