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We've missed you, Seattle! We’re so excited to participate in the 2021 World IA Day happening on Saturday, February 27, 2021. Be sure to register at Eventbrite.

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Event date
Sat, 27 February 2021

Venue, parking and transit

World IA Day will be hosted virtually due to the COVID-19 pandemic.


10:00 AM Welcome and global keynote


10:30 AM Curiosity Keynote

Hillel Cooperman (Oracle), Senior Vice President of UX Design and Communications, Author, Speaker


11:15 AM Governance

The Oddity of the Formality known as Stewardship - A Data Governance Circus: Stacie Benton (Starbucks)


12:00 PM Lunch break, networking


12:30 PM Panel IA Job Hunting and Gathering

  • Panelists: Meghan Mitchell (PACCAR), Angie Peng (DocuSign), Charlene Quach (Factor), Sara Mae O'Brien-Scott (Enterprise Knowledge)
  • Moderator: Samuel Erickson


1:00 PM Semantic Tools

New Technologies, Same Considerations: Major areas of considerations when selecting and integrating semantic tools into your enterprise.

  • Andrea Zachary, Louis Spinelli


 1:45 PM IA, the Current and the Future

  • Panelists: Dr. Ali Mokdad (Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation), Mike Doane (UW iSchool)
  • Moderator: Andy Fitzgerald


 2:30 PM Closing Keynote

Five Key Success Factors for DEI work. Dr. Hala Annabi (UW iSchool)


 3:00 PM: Closing