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Thank-you Victoria for choosing to Design for Difference and for making the first World IA Day Victoria a success!

A big thank-you to all who came out, spoke and volunteered.
A special thanks to our host Camosun College and local sponsors: AbeBooksBenevity Inc., and Verb Interactive Inc.

Want to keep up on future UX happenings in Victoria? 

Be sure to check out the UX Victoria Meetup group.

WIAD 2019 photos are available on the UX Victoria Meet-up site! More photos coming soon
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Next Year's World IA Day is February 22, 2020!

Want to speak, sponsor, volunteer or run a workshop for next year's World IA Day Victoria? It's not too early to get involved!

Event date
Sat, 23 February 2019


We have a number of prestigious speakers both locally and beyond to share on a variety of topics.

Presentation notes Now available! See each the individual speakers pages for talk details… 



  • 8:00 - 8:30 am, Early bird networking & set-up
  • 8:30 - 8:45 am, Welcome and Introductions
  • 8:45 - 10:15 am, IA for the Artificial and the Real
  • 10:15 - 10:30 am, Morning Break
  • 10:30 - 11:00 am, Accommodating Different Perceptions of Colour
  • 11:00 - 12:00 pm, Universal Design for Learning Materials
    • Adam Wilton from the Accessible Resource Centre - BC and
    • Jen Jesso the Provincial Resource Centre for the Visually Impaired



  • 1:00 - 1:15 pm, Welcome back
  • 1:15 - 2:15 pm, Generating Positive Turbulence to make space for Difference
  • 2:15 - 3:00 pm, Designing for Inclusion and Belonging
  • 3:00 - 3:15 pm, Afternoon Break
  • 3:15 - 3:30 pm, Decolonizing Practices and IA
  • 3:30 - 4:15 pm, Why your design system is like a subway
  • 4:15 - 4:30 pm, Thank-you and closing

After party

Local Partners and Sponsors