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WIAD 2018 Atlanta

Atlanta 2018

Georgia United States


North America

Third time's a charm!  Please save the date for Atlanta's World IA Day celebration.  The event will start at 10am and end at 3pm.  More details to follow. 

We are planning our celebration! If you would like to volunteer or sponsor, please get in touch.

If you would like to attend our celebration, please bookmark this page and check back soon. We will be updating our content in the upcoming months. We look forward to seeing you!

Event date
Sat, 24 February 2018

Venue, parking and transit

General Assembly

675 Ponce De Leon Ave NE, Atlanta, GA 30308

Ponce City Market, Second Floor


10:00 AM - 10:15 AM

Open and Welcome!

10:15 AM - 11:25 AM

Lightning Talks (Information Architecture for Good)

1) Sophia V Prater /Rewired - Confessions from a Professional Side-Hustler
2) Stephi Fernald /SpedX - Teacher Resources
3) Alan Laidlaw /The Home Depot - IA and AI
4) Diane DeSeta /UX Mentors - How Much Good is Good
5) Eric Thompson /GaTech HCI - Madhousers
6) Jenn Downs/ Points of Light - Case Study

11:30 AM - 12:20 PM

IA Panel: What the World Needs Now

1) Moderator - Rebecca Rusk /The Home Depot
2) Andrew Hinton /State Farm
3) Jennifer Bonnett /Advanced Technology Development Center
4) Rowdy Hope /Cricket Wireless
5) Klemens Wengert /Iconic Security

12:25 PM - 12:55 PM


1:00 PM - 1:10 PM

Open Mic for Job Openings

1:15 PM - 2:45 PM

Mentoring Sessions

Intro Mentors in Main Room then Break Out into Groups
Mentoring & Conversations - 3 Topics: Design, Career, IA Process
Session 1: 1:25 - 2:00
Session 2: 2:05 - 2:40

2:45 PM - 3:00 PM

Raffle and Wrap-up Lots of great prizes to give away!