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THANK YOU to all our attendees, speakers, panelists, volunteers, sponsors, and supporters! You made World IA Day 2016 Pittsburgh possible, and you made it nothing short of a tremendous learning and community experience.

Sign up here for our email list, and we'll keep you updated about chances to connect as we think about future events and meetups. Speaking of which, if you'd like to talk about supporting or organizing World IA Day Pittsburgh 2017, please email pittsburgh@worldiaday.org.


World IA Day Recap: Speakers, Videos, and Slides

On Saturday Feb. 20, 2016, the inaugural World IA Day Pittsburgh celebrated the practice and education of one of today’s most vital disciplines — information architecture. More than 80 people participated in what was a full day of discussion, learning and networking, bringing together information architects, UX professionals, web designers, product managers, data geeks, content wranglers, polar bear enthusiasts, and taxonomists (accidental or otherwise)! 

Our 2016 Program

Marc Rettig

Marc Rettig, Fit Associates — Opening Keynote: Conversational Information Architecture

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Barbora Batokova

Barbora Batokova, Software Engineering Institute at Carnegie Mellon. Methods for Improving Organizational Website IA

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Jonathan Morgan


Jonathan Morgan, Balance. People, Product, Place: The IA of Relationships Between the Physical & Digital World

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Ashley DealRaelynn O'LearyAshley Deal and Raelynn O’Leary, Dezudio. Know Thyself: Understanding & Working with Common IA Personality Traits

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Smitha Prasadh


Smitha Prasadh, Autodesk. Information Architecture Across Cultures

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Auldyn MatthewsLissa Richards


Auldyn Matthews and Lissa Richards, Red Privet. DoGo Mapping: Bridging the Content Strategy Gap

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Closing Panel: Francine Gemperle, MAYA Design; Jack Moffett, Inmedius; Kate Daly, Siteworx; Laura Ballay, Carnegie Mellon

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How Can I Get Involved Next Year?
Email pittsburgh@worldiaday.org for more information.


Who Organized This Event?
The co-organizers of World IA Day Pittsburgh were Jeremy Burton, Becky Torbochkin, and Carol Smith.


Banner image credit: David Kent | CC BY-NC-ND 2.0 | www.flickr.com/photos/simple-pleasure/107847483/


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