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World IA Day 2018 Pittsburgh

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501 Grant St #1025

Pittsburgh, PA 15219

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What is information architecture? How can we improve our practice? Why does IA matter?

Spend a fabulous day hearing from experts from around the country and participating in a choice of workshops. The conferences incredible value is able to be provided for a nominal fee by our wonderful local sponsors, including headlining sponsor TEKsystems Digital.

World IA Day Pittsburgh Conference Agenda

9:30 AM Opening

9:40 AM "What is IA, Why Does It Matter?" Dave Cooksey, UX Lead, Elsevier Clinical Solutions

10:30 AM Workshop Options

  • "Methods for designing, evaluating, and documenting IAs" with Barbora Batokova, UX Strategist at Software Engineering Institute
  • "Visualizing Information" with Stacie Rohrbach, Associate Professor and Communication Design Program Chair, School of Design at Carnegie Mellon
  • "Order and Context: How IA Enhances Accessibility and Understanding" with Karen Moyer, Adjunct Faculty, Carnegie Mellon University

12:00 PM Lunch

1:00 PM "Designing with Wicked Intent" Carolynn Johnson, PhD, Human Factors & Research Manager at Daedalus

1:15 PM "Information Obstacles at LegalSifter" Elliott Williams, Founder & Chief Designer, LegalSifter

1:30 PM "The Use of Iconography and Illustration in IA for Clarity and Comprehension" Marisa Boevers, Director of Marketing, Thoughtform

1:45 PM Break

2:00 PM "Modeling for Good" Kaarin Hoff, Information Architect, The Understanding Group

3:00 PM "Assembly Required: When Access to Information isn't Enough" Stephen Anderson, Head of Design, Innovation Garage at Capital One

3:40 PM Closing

Child care will be provided by Flexable. Please contact WIAD at pittsburgh@worldiaday.org by February 2, 2018 to reserve your place for children over 2 years old.

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