Jönköping, Sweden

WIAD Jönköping Venue and Start

Saturday February 18th, 2017

We're happy to announce that the World IA Day 2017 celebration in Jönköping, Sweden will be in the form of a small conference and hackathon, and it's free of charge, no fees for attending! We believe there should be no price for wanting to quell your hunger for knowledge of information architecture, because we believe that everyone needs to be aware of it and how much it influences our experiences on a daily basis.

Here's some basic information about WIAD 2017:

When does the celebration start?

- 8:45 AM early in the morning is when we start letting guests in, with the official kick-off at 9:00 AM!

Where is the celebration happening?

- Right at the heart of Jönköping city - in Jönköping University !

What is happening at WIAD?

- Maybe a few talks of IA from enthusiasts and professionals, maybe some exercises and games, maybe something more!

What is the schedule for the event?

- Introductions and talks in the morning, a workshop in the afternoon, with a good amount of time in between for a break.

Want in on the celebration?

- Tickets have just been set out in the wild and are free for the taking, the first 100 get some light breakfast and afternoon coffee and sweets too!

Where to get a ticket?

- Eventbrite is the place to go! Get a free ticket now at Eventbrite right here!

Forgot to get a ticket?

- Well, a ticket includes some minor benefits, but even without one - you can attend the whole celebration! Just let one of the WIAD team know you're there before the morning or afternoon session starts!


Jönköping University
Gjuterigatan 5
JIBS school, 1st floor, room B1014
Program Schedule
9:00 AM - 16:30 PM
World IA Day 2017 Agenda

Morning session:

  • 8:45 - 9:00 - Check-in and seating of guests.
  • 9:00 - 9:15 - Opening remarks by the World IA Day team.
  • 9:15 - 10:00 - First talk of WIAD with speaker Konstantin Weiss
  • 10:00 - 10:15 - A short break.
  • 10:15 - 11:00 - Second talk of WIAD with Jonas Söderström
  • 11:00 - 11:15 - Another short break for a short mingle.
  • 11:15 - 12:00 - Third, final talk of WIAD with Kat King
  • 12:00 - 13:00 - Lunch break and free time before afternoon session

Afternoon session:

  • 13:00 - 13:15 - Instructions for the hackathon, designed by Andrea Resmini.
  • 13:15 - 14:30 - The first half of the hackathon.
  • 14:30 - 14:45 - A short afternoon break.
  • 14:45 - 16:00 - The second half of the hackathon.
  • 16:00 - 16:30 - Results of the hackathon are presented.
  • 16:30 - 16:45 - Wrap-up of World IA Day 2017 with a raffle for prizes by sponsors.
Speakers & Presenters
Konstantin Weiss
Information Architecture in a digital oral age
Jonas Söderström
Diminishing returns or Moore's law? Productivity, complexity and the crisis in enterprise IT.

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