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Washington, D.C. 2020

United States

Join us in celebrating the information architecture community and the empowerment of local designers in the District of Columbia. This event will be held on Saturday, February 22, 2020!

Program/Schedule

THE IA ELEMENT: MORNING SCHEDULE 8:30 AM – 9:20 AM

ATTENDEE REGISTRATION

Breakfast, Lunch Group Sign-Up, Portfolio Review Sign-Up 9:20 AM – 9:30 AM

WELCOME & HOUSEKEEPING

9:30 AM – 10:30 AM

DAN NEWMAN

Keynote Talk: Creating Modern Search Experiences 10:45 AM –11:45 PM

JARED SPOOL

Beyond The UX Tipping Point

11:45 AM – 1:00 PM

LUNCH ON YOUR OWN

ELIZABETH HADLEY RICH

The Content Strategy Umbrella: Stop Content From Breaking Your Concept

THE IA ELEMENT: AFTERNOON SCHEDULE 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM

LIGHTNING TALKS

- Clara Fitz: Designing Content for an Untrusting World
- Claire Marie Blaustein: Creating a Living Editorial Style Guide for Agile Projects - Mary Carroll-Mason: Search Personalization - Perils and Opportunities
- Jason Stoner: The First Mark

SHAUNA GORDON-MCKEON

Governing the Information Commons

AMMIE FARRAJ-FEIJOO & DAN WILLIAMS

The Rules of Play: Creativity and Constraint in the US Web Design System

KARL KAUFMAN

Architecting Effective Data Dashboards

2:00 PM

SNACKS

2:15 PM – 3:15 PM

PHIL GOLUB

Design Through the Eyes of a Child? 3:30 PM – 4:30 PM

PANEL DISCUSSION

PATRICK O’LEARY

Welcoming Spaces- Inclusion and Information Design for Education

Carrie Hane, Fatima Akhtar, Jared Spool & Dan Brown in conversation with Natalie Buda Smith.
Do distinctions matter anymore? Is Information Architecture a role, a practice, a type of work, or none of these?

4:30 PM – 5:00 PM

WRAP-UP & RAFFLE

5:00 PM – 7:00 PM

HAPPY HOUR

Crimson Whiskey Bar, 627 H St NW, Washington, DC 20001

SESSIONS

10:45 AM – 11:45 AM

PORTFOLIO REVIEWS

20 Minute Sessions 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM

PORTFOLIO REVIEWS

20 Minute Sessions