I am an Independent UX researcher and consultant based in New Orleans. My recent projects have been working on Expert Reviews and Usability Testing for a museum, research center and publisher. Along with working on a retail catalog import project for a local start-up company in New Orleans. What’s been your favourite moment as an […]
We were sad to see the announcement today that the IA Institute will be dissolved. We each have stories of how the institute either helped introduce us to information architecture in the first place or helped us to develop our expertise and grow. But as the current co-chairs of the IA Conference, we wanted to […]
Here we introduce the Curation director for the IA Conference 2020, Alberta Soranzo. As a former co-chair of IA Summit and EuroIA she knows the joy as well as the challenges of helping to organise a successful conference. Who are you? I work in London as design director at the largest British financial services group. […]
Next in our ‘meet the team’ series of posts we introduce one of our co-chairs – Dan Ramsden. We’ve asked the same few questions to all the team working on the conference, starting with… Where do you work and what do you do? I’m Creative director for two teams at the BBC. I lead the […]
In our second post introducing the members of the team organising IA Conference 2020 we move on to Sandra Lloyd, another of the co-chairs. Who are you? I am an information architect who also does UX design and service design. I’m currently at Concur, but have worked previously for Fjord, Amazon, Tribal DDB, and House […]
First up in our ‘meet the team’ series of posts we introduce one of our co-chairs – Noreen Whysel. We’ve asked the same few questions to all the team working on the conference, starting with… Where do you work and what do you do? I am an independent IA/UX researcher and entrepreneur. I have been […]
We’ve just announced our theme for the conference. We expect that lots of conferences will have a 2020 Vision. But we like to look at things differently – and sight is only one sense amongst many. In New Orleans we want to explore all of our senses and all the ways we make sense of […]
We’re excited to announce the dates and venue for the next IA Conference. The conference will take place at the Sheraton New Orleans Hotel between 14th – 18th April 2020. Between 16th and 18th of April 2020 we’ll be enjoying the usual three days of talks, corridor conversations and everything else that comes with the […]
The IAS2018 team recently became aware of an incident at IA Summit 2018, involving an offensive comment made during a talk towards a speaker. We want to make the community aware of what we have learned, and what we did to address this.
Read how the IA Summit team is designing a truly accessible conference for 2018 in Chicago.
In 2013, I set a goal for myself to speak at one major national conference before the end of the next year. I had spoken at a bunch of small and local events and figured I should try a bigger venue. I wrote proposals for a couple of conferences and received really negative feedback. It […]
Giles here. When it comes to writing conference proposals, the question I get asked most often is “how do you come up with an idea?” Here are five tips. Write from your experience The things you care about — the projects that have got you really excited or the IA discussions you find yourself having […]