Boston, MA, United States

Saturday February 18th, 2017

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This is a FREE design conference in Boston, MA that celebrates organization and structure for understandability and accessibility. The goal for this day is to promote the practice and education of Information Architecture so you will find it useful if you are involved in: User Experience Design, Visual Design, Development, Content Strategy, Product Design, Service Design, Project Management, Product Management, Digital Strategies, and any other innovation driven industry.

This is an event taking place in all corners of the globe from Los Angeles to London, from Stockholm to Sydney, and from Barcelona to Boston. In thinking globally we're recognizing that the human condition is universal and by including a globally diverse audience, we innovate.


Dan Klyn - President of the Information Architecture Institute, Co-Founder of the Understanding Group, Professor, and Speaker.
Joan Vermette - Senior Principal UX Designer/Information Architect at TIAA-CREF, and Speaker. 
Kyle Soucy - Founding Principal, User Experience Research Consultant at Usable Interface, Founder and President of NH UXPA, and Speaker.
Nathan Davis - Director of IA at Prudential Financial, and Speaker. 
Michele Marut - Senior Design Researcher at WeWork, and Speaker. 
Miso Kim PhD - Now an Assistant Professor at Northeastern University with a PhD and Masters from Carnegie Mellon, she has spent the last few years as a UX Designer at Cisco Systems. 
Todd Zaki Warfel - Sr. Director of UX at Apttus, Design Leader, and Speaker.

 

Code Of Conduct

Our conference is dedicated to providing a harassment-free conference experience for everyone, regardless of gender, gender identity and expression, age, sexual orientation, disability, physical appearance, body size, race, ethnicity, religion (or lack thereof), or technology choices. We do not tolerate harassment of conference participants in any form. Sexual language and imagery is not appropriate for any conference venue, including talks, workshops, parties, Twitter and other online media. Conference participants violating these rules may be sanctioned or expelled from the conference at the discretion of the conference organisers.

Thank you,

Brian Durkin

 

 

 

Venue

HubSpot
2 Canal Park, Cambridge, MA 02141

HubSpot is located on the corner of Canal Park and First St., and located across the tracks from the Lechmere Station, this venue is a prime location and easy to get to via public transit and a Municipal Parking Garage at 9 Spring St, Cambridge, MA 02141 (Spring St. and First St.)  

Program Schedule
8-9am Registration & Coffee - 4-5pm Networking

Agenda:

  • 08:00 - 08:50 Registration/Networking
  • 08:50 - 09:00 Welcome by Brian Durkin
  • 09:00 - 10:00 Dan Klyn - Opening Keynote (60 min)
  • 10:00 - 10:30 Joan Vermette - talk (30 min)
  • - break (30 min 10:30 - 11:00)
  • 11:00 - 11:30 Kyle Soucy - talk (30 min)
  • 11:30 - 12:00 Nathan Davis - talk (30 min)
  • - lunch (90 Min 12:00 - 01:30 )
  • 01:30 - 02:00 Michele Marut - talk (30 min)
  • 02:00 - 02:30 Miso Kim - talk (30 min)
  • - break (30 min 02:30 - 03:00)
  • 03:00 - 04:00 Todd Zaki Warfel - Closing Keynote (60 min)
  • 04:00 - 04:10 Thank you
  • 04:10 - 05:00 Networking

 

Speakers & Presenters
Dan Klyn
Dan Klyn
Information Architect & Co-Founder
The Understanding Group

Dan Klyn - President of the Information Architecture Institute, Co-Founder of the Understanding Group, Professor, and Speaker.

Joan Vermette
Joan Vermette
Senior Principal UX Designer/Information Architect
TIAA-CREF

Joan Vermette - Senior Principal UX Designer/Information Architect at TIAA-CREF, and Speaker. 

Kyle Soucy
Kyle Soucy
Founding Principal, User Experience Research
Usable Interface

Kyle Soucy - Founding Principal, User Experience Research Consultant at Usable Interface, Founder and President of NH UXPA, and Speaker.

Nathan Davis
Nathan Davis
Director of IA
Prudential Financial

Nathan Davis - Director of IA at Prudential Financial, and Speaker. 

Michele Marut
Michele Marut
Senior Design Researcher
WeWork

Michele Marut - Senior Design Researcher at WeWork, and Speaker. 

Miso Kim
Miso Kim
Assistant Professor
Northeastern University

Miso Kim - Now an Assistant Professor at Northeastern University with a PhD and Masters from Carnegie Mellon, she has spent the last few years as a UX Designer at Cisco Systems. 

Todd Zaki Warfel
Todd Zaki Warfel
Sr. Director of UX
Apttus

Todd Zaki Warfel - Sr. Director of UX at Apttus, Design Leader, Author of Prototyping, and Speaker.

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