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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 Orientation & Wayfinding. 

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Event date
Sat, 4 March 2023

Venue, parking and transit

This year’s conference will be held at the University of Washington in the wǝɫǝbʔaltxʷ - Intellectual House. Join us for industry speakers, Q&A sessions, and networking with Seattle information  professionals. We look forward to seeing you!

Address: 4249 Whitman Ct NE, Seattle, WA 98105

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1:00 PM - 1:30 PM


1:30 PM - 1:40 PM

Welcome & Introductions

1:40 PM - 2:30 PM

[Keynote] Describing Docs: Building a knowledge graph for content experiences on Microsoft Learn

Dana Bublitz

2:40 PM - 3:10 PM

Information Architecture for Augmented Reality

Kylie Snyder, Riko Fluchel

Explore the challenges of designing for AR systems. How do we design information architectures that surface meaningful and relevant information when the entire world is now the domain?

4:00 PM - 4:45 PM

The IA of Accessibility - How to advocate in your role

Sarah Barrett, Philippe Cloutier, Ashley Farley, Stuart Maxwell

4:55 PM - 5:25 PM

Scalable Techniques to Study Sidewalk Locations and Conditions

Chu Li

Learn more about Project Sidewalk from the Makeability Lab at the UW Paul G. Allen School of Computer Science & Engineering.

5:30 PM - 5:40 PM

Closing Remarks

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