International society for professionals, academics and students who are interested in human-technology & human-computer interaction (HCI). SIGCHI organizes and sponsors about 16 conferences on Human-Computer Interaction, including its flagship CHI (Human Factors in Computing Systems) conference every year.
User Interface Engineering (UIE) was founded by Jared Spool in 1988 and is a leading research, training, and consulting firm specializing in web site and product usability. In addition to consulting services, they offer regular virtual seminars, and annual conference in Boston and an annual conference. UIE is based in North Andover Massachusetts.