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World IA Day is a one-day annual conference organized by the Information Architecture Institute and held simultaneously in dozens of cities across the world. The theme of this year's World Information Architecture Day is Information Architecture for Good.

Our full program is posted below. Check back in the coming days for more speaker details – and connect with us on social media to get all the latest updates. 

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Event date
Sat, 24 February 2018

Venue, parking and transit

Impact Hub

220 Second Ave South, Seattle, WA 98104

Location & Parking


12:30 PM - 1:00 PM

Doors Open & Check-In



1:00 PM - 1:10 PM

Welcome to World IA Day Seattle

1:10 PM - 1:55 PM

The Artificial and the Real: Consider Both User Types

Presented by Marianne Sweeny

1:55 PM - 2:40 PM

Designing Information to Advance Equitable Growth in Seattle

2:40 PM - 3:10 PM

Mapping Community IA Practices

Activity facilitated by Gary Carlson

3:10 PM - 3:55 PM

Organizational Change and Digital Design in a Values-driven Business

Presented by Dana Bublitz

3:50 PM - 3:55 PM

IA Swag Raffle!

3:55 PM - 4:40 PM

Designing for Values-based Information Seeking

Presented by Vivian Bliss & Susan Golden

4:40 PM - 4:45 PM

More IA Swag Raffle!

4:45 PM - 5:20 PM

The Crisis of “Fake” Content

Presented by Bram Wessel

5:20 PM - 5:25 PM

OMG! More IA Swag!

5:25 PM - 6:55 PM

Happy Hour!