Join Noreen as she shares how being curious and exploring the edges of our discipline can help us stay resilient in times of uncertainty. As the job market shifts, it’s natural to feel apprehensive, but by feeling our way to the places where IA connects with other disciplines, we can discover fresh ideas, emerging trends, and untapped opportunities. Noreen will map out a path to help you focus your curiosity to help you navigate through change with confidence. Don’t miss this uplifting lightning talk that will inspire you to stay positive, stay curious, and stay resilient!
About the speakers
Noreen is a Brooklyn-based UX researcher, information architect and teacher. She has over 25 years of experience, specializing in designing understandable information spaces, digital archives, and data and usability standards. Her recent research includes the effect of climate change on healthcare access by vulnerable populations, accessible science gateways and user perceptions of online data privacy.
She is an active member of several tech standards groups including the W3C (IA, COGA and Voice Interaction CGs), Kantara Institute (RIUP and PEMC WGs), UXPA ISO review and Internet Safety Labs where she is works on digital safety specifications. She is COO of Decision Fish, providing standards consulting, start up mentoring and research services. She is an Adjunct Lecturer at CUNY New York City College of Technology.