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World IA Day, Design for Difference

Richmond User Experience (RUX)

Saturday, February 23, 2019 from 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM (EST)

World IA Day, Design for Difference

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General Admission 2d 3h 54m Free  
Student Tickets Feb 23, 2019 Free  

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It's official! Richmond VA is going to be a host city for World IA Day in 2019.

  • What is World IA Day? It is a one-day, global festival of all things IA (Information Architecture), UX, Interaction Design, Design Strategy, User Research and related disciplines. Host cities around the world all have events on the same day.

  • When is it? Saturday, February 23 from 9-4:30 PM (Doors at 8:30)

  • Where will it be? It will be hosted at the VCU Brandcenter

    103 S Jefferson St, Richmond, VA 23284

  • Who should come?: Anyone interested in learning how design can change the world.

  • Is there a theme?: Design for Difference.

From their website:

"As designers, we are responsible for creating worlds of experiences, environments, services, and systems that impact millions of people – with lasting impacts. While we don’t have a Hippocratic Oath, it’s important for us to follow a similar goal to “do good” and “do not harm.” It is our responsibility as IA's to consider the consequences and impact our design decisions have on humanity and society as a whole.

Research is a foundational step in the design process. It ensures that we understand and account for diverse user needs within communities, both in our own domains and globally."

Learn more here: (https://www.worldiaday.org/2019)

Speakers and Panelists:

Kim Rees - Head of Data Experience Design, Capital One
Samantha Willis - Freelance Journalist
Zach Bryant - Creative Director, Journey Group
Meghna Murali - Clinical Research Coordinator, Children's National Health System
Andrew Levasseur - Experience Design Chair, VCU Brandcenter
Lisa Dance - UX Analyst, Genworth
Laura Turner Reid - User Research Director, ICF Olson
Scott Nixon -  Manager of AI Systems Design, Capital One
Erin White - Head of Digital Engagement, VCU Libraries
Heather Winkle - VP of Card Design, Capital One


 

Food:

Breakfast Lunch and Snacks will be provided. If you have any dietary restrictions, please notify us at: events@richmondux.com


 

Partners:

Richmond Design Group

Our Sponsors:

Capital One Logo

Carmax Logo

VCU-Brandcenter

Vitamin T Logo

ICF Next Logo


 CapTech Logo

Have questions about World IA Day, Design for Difference? Contact Richmond User Experience (RUX)

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VCU Brandcenter
103 S Jefferson St,
Richmond, VA 23284

Saturday, February 23, 2019 from 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM (EST)


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