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Chicago 2014

Illinois United States


North America

World IA Day 2014 - Chicago is a free, 1-day event where attendees will explore how we can use Information Architecture thinking to make the world a better place. We will encourage speakers to take both the academic and business-centric ideas of our industry and push the boundaries of what can be achieved through thoughtful IA.

Our Chicago event will feature local and national speakers as well as workshops, 
debates, and panel sessions.

Event date
Sat, 15 February 2014

Venue, parking and transit

Hyatt Center 
71 S. Wacker Drive 
Chicago, IL 60606


8:00 AM - 9:00 AM

Registration; Breakfast Sponsored by VSA Partners

9:00 AM - 9:20 AM

Welcoming Remarks

9:20 AM - 10:10 AM

Keynote Sponsored by Artisan and Manifest Digital

Stephen Anderson, Author, Seductive Interactive Design

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10:10 AM - 10:50 AM

Public Engagement at the Intersection of Data & Design

Ingrid Haftel, Chicago Architecture Foundation

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10:50 AM - 11:10 AM


11:10 AM - 11:50 AM

“Free the Data”- CityForward

Jeff Berg and Dave Rook, IBM Interactive Experience

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11:50 AM - 12:50 PM

Better Living Through Design

12:50 PM - 1:00 PM

Dismiss to Lunch and Workshop Sessions

1:00 PM - 2:30 PM


-Mobile UX Planning with Rishu Mandolia, Tribeca Flashpoint Academy Digital Professional Institute

-Design for Habits that Improve Our Lives with Brittany Travitz, Manifest Digital

2:30 PM- 5:00 PM


-Panels on Hot Topics

-IA Thinking Workshop

-Design Jam led by VSA Partners

5:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Reception Hosted by Tribeca Flashpoint Academy