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WIAD Kent 2016

Kent 2016

Ohio United States


North America


Information Everywhere, Architects Everywhere

Kent State University, Kent, Ohio, will join cities from 39 countries around the globe as a World IA Day site on Feb. 20, 2016. The School of Library and Information Science will serve as host of the free local event, inviting students, alumni and other interested individuals to participate.

Event date
Sat, 20 February 2016

Venue, parking and transit

All activities for the day will be held on the 3rd floor of the Kent State University Library

1125 Risman Drive

Kent, OH  44243


8:00 AM - 9:00 AM

Check in and Continental Breakfast

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

Keynote Address

Shari Thurow, Founder and SEO Director, Omni Marketing Interactive

From Information Architecture to Site Navigation: Dos and Don'ts

10:00 AM - 10:15 AM

Breakout Sessions

Track A: Ben Woods, Manager, User Experience, Eaton

"XPanding Boundaries"

Track B: Todd Bertsch, Owner/President, Evolve Creative Group

"The Challenges of Responsive Web Design for Small Screens"

11:00 AM - 11:15 AM

Coffee Break

11:15 AM - 12:00 PM

Breakout Session

Track A: Eric Von Hendrix, President, MWV Pinnacle Management Company

"How to Get the Check:

Track B: Denise Kadilak, Information Architect/Team Manager, Blackbaud

"Designing Intelligent Content"

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM


1:00 PM - 1:45 PM

Breakout Sessions

Track A: Edwin K. Morris, President and Founder, Pioneer Knowledge Services

"Knowledge Management: Societal Capacity Building"

Track B: Dominique Baul, Senior Designer, Tr3 Media Solutions

1:45 PM - 2:00 PM

Coffee Break

2:00 PM - 2:45 PM

Breakout Sessions

Track A: Rachel Von Hendrix, User Experience Designer, Westfield Insurance

"Building the Bs in UX"

Track B: Marc Majers, Senior User Experience Designer, Hyland, Creator of OnBase

"Interrupted UX"

2:45 PM - 3:00 PM

Coffee Break

3:00 PM - 3:45 PM

Breakout Sessions

Track A: Tasha Markovich, User Experience Designer, UX Akron

"Using user experience to grow a user experience community"

Track B: Benjamin Bykowski, Digital Marketing Strategist-Level 4, Hyland Software

"Respons(ible)ive Design, Mobile First"

3:45 PM - 4:00 PM

Closing Remarks and Giveaways