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Information Architecture – 3 lightning talks by great speakers followed by Q&A

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Information Architecture – 3 lightning talks by great speakers followed by Q&A


We are rebooting the group with the blessing of Luke Miller. This is our first event with the new leadership team, and we hope to see you at this event and others in the future. We are having three very dynamic speakers from two of the biggest companies, and someone from the federal government. The talk topics and schedule are below. Thanks in advance for being a member of this group, and attending our events, and reading our newsletters.

5:30 - 6:00 pm Networking

6:00 - 6:20 pm What Is Information Architecture and Why Does It Still Matter?
Lisa Goldberg from Publicis.Sapient
Lisa is Associate Creative Director of Experience Design with 20+ years of experience. I want to make the world a more humane place and inspire UX teams to do the same.

6:20 - 6:40 pm Don't Forget The Map: Avoiding Disaster With Information Architecture
Rachel Knickmeyer from CapitalOne
Rachel is UX and development leader with a masters degree in Human Computer Interaction and 12 years of professional experience in designing for both web, applications and mobile. Also a fan of post-it note artwork as a way to bond.

6:40 - 7:00 pm Ethics and IA: A Scenario Creation Tool for Ethical Design
Stacy Surla from MetaMetrics
Ms. Surla is the Vice President of MetaMetrics Inc. She's past manager of User Experience for ICF's government division. She is an adjunct professor at Kent State University's graduate iSchool program, and serves on the editorial board of the Journal of Information Architecture, She is a twice-elected past officer of the Information Architecture Institute, a published author.

7:00 - 7:30 pm Q&A with the audience followed by the exchange of business cards

7:30ish Exeunt

The location has changed to a smaller location so we have capped the RSVPs. If you cannot attend, please adjust your RSVP status so that others on the wait list may attend.
Carr Workplaces - City Center
1325 G St. N.W. · Washington , dc
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