This blog post introduces another of the co-chairs for IAC21. When not planning the conference, Grace Lau is also the co-president for World IA Day, the nonprofit entity behind World IA Day (the annual event), and co-founder of DIA Design Guild, LLC, a design consultancy uplifting aspiring and transitioning UX designers and researchers.
One of our IAC keynote speakers tells us that search engines are racist, the other that artificial intelligence can’t replace humans. Both help us recalibrate our shared responsibilities as professionals and practitioners. Safiya Umoja Noble’s Algorithms of Oppression challenges the idea that search engines like Google offer an equal playing field for ideas, identities, and […]
The 2021 Information Architecture conference has an open call for poster presentations! For IAC21, we’re planning a virtual poster exhibition. We pivoted Poster Night last year and we’ve refined the logistics this year around. The Poster Night is scheduled for April 28 from 5:00 – 6:30 pm EDT online. Poster Night will be held in real-time in […]
We are delighted to announce that the 2021 Information Architecture Conference opening keynote will be delivered by the daughter-mom team of Rebekah and Jamie Bruesehoff.
Hello, everyone! We, the co-chairs and IAC21 planning committees, are hard at work to create a conference that is engaging, inspiring, inclusive, and accessible. As we assess communication platforms, activities, and other services for next year’s IAC21, we realized we need your help and input in a number of areas. Goals for this survey: Better […]
How BLM is informing the planning of the 2021 Information Architecture Conference