World IA Day 2019: Design for Difference
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Saturday, 23 February

9:30 am – 3 pm PST

GA SF

225 Bush Street, 5th Floor (East Entrance)
San Francisco, CA 94104
FREE!
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World IA Day 2019: Design for Difference

23

Saturday, 23 February

9:30 am – 3 pm PST

GA SF

225 Bush Street, 5th Floor (East Entrance)
San Francisco, CA 94104
FREE!
Regular Ticket

Sold Out!

Get on the waitlist

Be the first to know if a spot becomes available.

Add me to the waitlist

Questions? Read our FAQs

About This Event

Join us for this year's World Information Architecture Day. As designers, we are responsible for creating worlds of experiences, environments, services, and systems that impact millions of people – with lasting impacts. While we don’t have a Hippocratic Oath, it’s important for us to follow a similar goal to “do good” and “do not harm.” It is our responsibility as IAs to consider the consequences and impact our design decisions have on humanity and society as a whole.

Research is a foundational step in the design process. It ensures that we understand and account for diverse user needs within communities, both in our own domains and globally.

So, what differences are we are designing for?

  • Difference in ability and disability
  • Difference in access to information and technology
  • Difference in language and cultural understanding
  • Difference in age, gender, and identity
  • Difference in experience

There is no average user. There is no norm.

Agenda

  • 9:30am - 9:55am Networking and morning coffee
  • 10:00am - 10:10am Intros and Welcome
  • 10:10am - 10:25am - Chris Nossel
  • 10:30am - 10:40am - Lightning Talk - Diamond Ho
  • 10:45 - 10:55am - Lightning Talk - Angela Pham
  • 11:00 - 11:10am - Lightning Talk - Monica Guerrero
  • 11:15 am -11:25 am - Lightning Talk - Cordelia McGee-Tubb
  • 11:30 - 12:55 - Networking and lunch break
  • 1:00pm - 1:55pm Panel: Designing for Difference
  • 2:00pm - 2:45pm - Keynote Speaker - Steve Portigal
  • 2:45PM - 3:00pm - Closing remarks, prize draws
  • 3pm - head to nearby bar for cocktail

Refund Policy

We understand that, sometimes, plans change. If you can no longer make it to a class or workshop, please email us at least 7 days before the scheduled event date. No refunds will be given to cancellations made within a week of the class or workshop.

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