Workshops and Main Program Online
All presentations will be recorded and available for [re]play as part of the Talks on Demand for all registered attendees through December 2022. Videos will be made available the date of the scheduled presentation. Main program talks also include a short live Q&A which will not be recorded.
Saturday, April 23
10:00 AM to 11:00 AM CTSocial Event
Stretch your legs with a walk, yoga, or something else before meeting for an AMA with Lou Rosenfeld, Peter Morville, and Jorge Arango for an hour of conversation. This event is open to all conference attendees with no prior registration required. The Ask Anything session will start at 10:00 AM ET / 7:00 AM PT in the Outdoor Area.
11:45 AM to 12:45 PM CT45 minute talk
Design systems and content models are changing UX practices. Design operations are moving away from creating screen-specific designs toward building and using repeatable systems. Increasingly, content and design are developed and managed independently of each other. There are now two systems influencing the user experience. These developments are changing the nature of information architecture. These systems enable greater flexibility, supporting multichannel experiences, for example. But systems also present challenges. Putting…
12:45 PM to 1:15 PM CT20 minute talk
Before entering my current profession as a User Experience Designer, I was trained and worked as a language translator. In literary translation, we have a saying that you can either bring the text closer to the reader, or you can bring the reader closer to the text. With the former, the text is translated in a way that does not push the reader outside of their comfort zone. Derogatory terms…
1:15 PM to 2:15 PM CT45 minute talk
With this presentation, we look at updated research about content in design systems. We’ll see the results of a survey of more than 200 systems and assess how they do or don’t include content. And we’ll also talk about the contributions content professionals can bring to design systems. These contributions stretch beyond documentation and voice and tone guidelines. There’s a long list of things content strategists can bring to both…
2:30 PM to 3:30 PM CTNetworking
Are you new to UX, making a career change, or need direction on future career steps? Meet with a group mentor for conversation and advice. Each host will work with four to five attendees for an hour of discussion. Attendance is free with a main conference ticket.
2:30 PM to 3:30 PM CTSponsored Event
Technology is always getting smarter, becoming more fundamentally conversational, supportive and anticipatory. With this shift, we’ve seen the role of IA evolve from primarily navigating and wayfinding to prioritizing, offering choices, and managing attention. Content used to have to work really hard to tell customers that digital experiences were for them; now customers just expect it. We now have an opportunity to radically simplify our content to create more human…
3:00 PM to 4:00 PM CT45 minute talk
LocationSan Diego Room
Covid has had an outsize impact on how we live our lives, conduct our work, and confer with our peers. The 2022 IA Conference will be the third time we’ve met as a virtual community, but hopefully we’ll be able to meet in person again for IAC23. This virtual town hall session is a chance to discuss the future of IAC, consider what’s worked well during our run as an…
4:00 PM to 4:30 PM CT20 minute talk
4:30 PM to 5:30 PM CTKeynote
5:30 PM to 6:30 PM CTSocial Event
Following the final keynote by Dana Chisnell we will [re]member the best parts of this year’s conference and continue the conversation with an annual tradition. Five Minute Madness is an opportunity for anyone to share their highlights – whether this was your first time or you have been to every one. Five Minute Madness will run as long as people have something to share. Afterwards socialize in the Rooftop Lounge…