World IA Day Boston 2020: The IA Element


Washburn Commons
10 Phillips Place
Cambridge, MA 02138
United States

Saturday, 22 February 2020 - 8:30am to 4:00pm

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World IA Day Boston is free, one-day conference on Information Architecture (IA), user experience, and design with exceptional speakers and a chance to connect with the local UX community. The IA Element: Elemental connections, elemental understanding If you're making things for others, you're practicing information architecture. This year's theme, The IA Element, explores how information architecture is elemental to the work we do in design, technology, and business, bringing us together with users and stakeholders through understanding. A stellar lineup of speakers will present wide-ranging, thoughtful perspectives on information architecture: • Abby Covert, Staff Information Architect at Etsy and author of How to Make Sense of Any Mess • Heather Hedden, Taxonomist at Hedden Information Management and author of The Accidental Taxonomist • Eniola Oluwole, Chief Strategy Officer at Velir • Ingrid Pierre, Principal UX Designer at MBTA • Lisa Maria Marquis, Independent consultant, Managing Editor of A Book Apart, and author of Everyday Information Architecture • Darrell Penta, Ph.D., Sr. UX Researcher at Hubspot • Priyama Barua, Experience Strategy Director at Mad*Pow • Tom Diamond, UX Designer at AIR Worldwide • Marlyn Tadros, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Communications and Media Arts at Southern New Hampshire University and founder of Virtual Activist