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Venue, parking and transit

Amazon Oscar Building

sponsored by Browse @ Amazon (ASCS)

    1007 Stewart St, Seattle, WA 98101

    Room 2.300-301 (2nd Floor, entrance on Steward St)

    Public Transportation:

    6 minutes away from the Westlake Light Rail Station

    1 minute away from bus stops (63, 64, 70, 216, 218, 219, 252, 257, 268, 304, 308, 309, 311, 355, 402, 405, 410, 412)


    Paid parking in Amazon Oscar Building

    Free parking on Saturday (7am-2am), all walking distance, at the following Amazon buildings:

        Doppler - 2021 7th Ave

        Day 1 - 2121 7th Ave

        Obidos/Rufus - 550 Terry Ave N

        Ruby/Dawson - 345 Boren Ave N

        Fiona - 500 Boren Ave N

        Invictus - 410 Terry Ave N


12:30pm : Registration and Introduction

  1:00pm : Welcome

  1:10pm : Open for Difference: Making knowledge a public good by Ashley Farley

  1:55pm : Lighting Talks, Raffle, Break

  2:05pm : Panel Discussion with Torrie Thomas, Cadi Russell-Sauve, Andy Fitzgerald, Kiran Motwani, Maria Papaleo; Moderated by Chad Rieck

  3:05pm : Lighting Talks, Raffle, Break

  3:15pm : Information Architecture in Artificial Intelligence by Lassana Magassa

  4:00pm : Keynote: Soul of Seattle 2 by Domonique Meeks

  5:00pm : Lighting Talks, Raffle, Closing

  5:30pm : Poster Session and Happy Hour!

Call for Poster Submissions


We are organizing a poster session to be held during Seattle’s 2019 World Information Architecture day event. Are you doing something at work you would like to share with the IA community? Do you already have a poster based on your professional or academic work you created for another event that you’d like to share with students, practitioners, and academics in the Seattle area?

We invite you to submit your work!

Email submissions to

* Don't have a poster ready yet? Do you have a work in progress? Submit an idea or an overview of the content you plan to include on the poster. We'll take care of poster printing for those selected!

Selection Criteria

Information Architecture is a broad field. You may be practicing Information Architecture without knowing it. If you’re unsure your work fits into the field of Information Architecture or with events theme, submit it or contact us with questions.

An assortment of posters reflecting the varied information architecture practices in Seattle's Information Architecture community (academic, private sector, government, etc.) will be selected based on fit with the 2019 events theme: Design for Difference

Submissions Dates

Submission Deadline: January 25th, 2019

Acceptance Notification: February 1st, 2019

What to Submit?

Submit a brief summary of your work and a pdf/jpeg/png of your poster so we can print it if selected.

If you don't have a poster ready yet or have a work in progress, submit an idea or an overview of the content you plan to include on the poster. We'll take care of poster printing for those selected!