Saturday, March 5 2022

10:45 – 11:00

Start WIAD

11:00 – 12:00

Stephanie Akkaoui Hughes – Architecting a Connected World (Keynote) incl. Q&A

Stephanie’s vision of Architecting Interaction explores how we can create contexts – physical, digital or other – that facilitate interactions and nurture connections. Read more

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Stephanie Akkaoui Hughes,
Founder and CEO of AKKA Architects

13:00 – 13:15

Stephen Herold – Connecting with customers starts with your employees (incl. Q&A)

Your customer is your north star. But how do we connect with customers, and how do we scale experience creation? We create an Experience OS… Read more

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Stephen Herold,
Design Leader, Lecturer

13:15 – 13:30

Arzu Çöltekin – Information, interaction and visualization in extended reality (incl. Q&A)

Amplified by the technological leaps of the last two decades, now extended (virtual, augmented or mixed) reality (XR) can be experienced on relatively… Read more

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Arzu Çöltekin,
Professor of Human-Computer Interaction at Institute for Interactive Technologies (FHNW)

13:45 – 14:15

Steven T. Licardi – Coup de Mot: Poetry of Everywhere (incl. Q&A)

In this talk, spoken word poet and performance activist Steven T. Licardi will introduce poetic tools he uses to redefine our relationship to… Read more

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Steven T. Licardi,
Social worker, spoken word poet, and performance activist

14:15 – 14:45

Grace G. Lau & Miguel Castillo (incl. Q&A) – Defining and understanding community: Using IA and research to co-create World IA Association

Communities provide a sense of connection, place, and identity. How do people seek professional communities? What role do these communities play in their career and… Read more

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Grace G. Lau,
Co-President World Information Architecture Association

Communities provide a sense of connection, place, and identity. How do people seek professional communities? What role do these communities play in their career and… Read more

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Miguel Castillo,
User Research Apprentice at DIA Design Guild

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