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World IA Day 2017

ATL World IA Day Committee

Saturday, February 18, 2017 from 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM (EST)

World IA Day 2017

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General Admission Feb 18, 2017 $10.00 $1.54

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What is World IA Day?

World Information Architecture Day is a one-day annual celebration hosted by the Information Architecture Institute and this year held in 63 cities across the globe.
ATL Event features:  Mentoring, Lightening Talks, Lunch and Raffle with Prizes! 
@WIADATL #WIAD17                                                              



10:00 - 10:20 Registration & Networking

10:20 - 10:25 Welcome from Co-Chairs: Rebecca Rusk & Klemens Wengert

10:25 - 11:40 Information Architecture in Action Lightening Talks

  1. Brian Anderson - Cox Communications
  2. Su Cox - SapientRazorfish
  3. Colleen Jones - Content Science
  4. Melissa Craddock - AT&T
  5. Josh Teague - Full Story
  6. Rich Goidel - Dangerous Kitchen

11:40 - 12:10 Key Note Andrew Hinton, State Farm

12:10 - 12:55 Student Panel AR/VR Information Architecture 

           Moderator: Jasmine Hentschel - Thrive

           Georgia Institute of Technology Students: Amit Garg, Joshua A Fisher, Annick Huber, Tica (Man-Hsin) Lin, Sarthak Ghosh

12:55 - 1:20 Lunch  

1:20 - 2:40 Mentoring 20 Mentors - 3 Topics - Career, Design, Information Architecture Process.  There will be two sessions plus networking.  You can pick two mentoring topics.  Registration is required for mentor matching. 

2:40 - 3:00 Raffle - Raffle (free) supported by Global WIAD Sponsors & Local Sponsors.  We have IA books, software licenses, and much more! (Must be present to win) 

Thanks to our ATL Sponsors! General Assembly, Perficient Digital, Sync, Thrive, SapientRazorfish, State Farm, and Tek Systems! For Global Sponsors see:

We are a community of like-minded professionals and enthusiasts who share the common goal of practicing, learning, teaching and shaping the future of information architecture. We share our thoughts, ideas, and work within an open and welcoming environment. The content created as a result of our celebration is available to everyone and we invite conversation around the work we are doing.

Is registration to this event required?

Registration to the event is required. Registration list and email addresses may be shared with local sponsors for attendance purposes. 

What are my transport/parking options getting to the event?

You are responsible for paying for parking at Ponce City Market or you can use a transportation alternative.  Do not park in nearby business lots because you may get a ticket or a boot.  We do not have parking discount codes.  More info here: 

PCM is easily accessible from the Beltline for walking/riding bikes and free bike valet is available onsite. See for bus routes.

Where can I contact the organizer with any questions or find out about sponsorships?

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Tickets are non-refundable after February 1, 2017

Have questions about World IA Day 2017? Contact ATL World IA Day Committee

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When & Where

General Assembly Atlanta
675 Ponce de Leon Avenue NE
Second Floor
Atlanta, GA 30308

Saturday, February 18, 2017 from 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM (EST)

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ATL World IA Day Committee

A small but mighty team of volunteers collaborates on ATL World IA Day.  We also have the support of Ladies That UX and the IxDA.  All proceeds go to supporting education and awareness of Information Architecture.

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