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Pre-conference Workshops: Wednesday, March 22 & Thursday, March 23, 2017
Main Conference: Friday, March 24 - Sunday, March 26, 2017 
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Friday, March 24 • 5:15pm - 6:00pm
ASIS&T Presents... IA Summit Book Signing (featuring Marcia Bates)

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ASIS&T and the IA Summit are proud to host the first-ever all-authors book signing event at the IA Summit with a special Meet & Greet with Marcia Bates.t

Attendees are invited to meet the Summit's impressive lineup of authors and have them sign their books in a casual, low-key environment.

If you are interested in ordering books for the book signing, Please pre-order your books from the ASIS&T bookstore by March 14th. If you want to have your books sent to the venue, please select the shipping option “Pick up in Vancouver (Free)” in the checkout process, Your books will be waiting for you at the book signing event at the Summit.

Only a limited number of copies will be available for purchase on-site. So pre-Order to avoid disappointment.


Speakers
avatar for Stephen Anderson

Stephen Anderson

Chief Experience Officer, BloomBoard
| Stephen P. Anderson is an internationally recognized speaker and consultant based out of Dallas, Texas. He created the Mental Notes card deck, a tool that's widely used by product teams to apply psychology to interaction design. He’s also of the author of the book Seductive Interaction Design, which answers the question: "How do we get people to fall in love with our applications?” Between public speaking and project... Read More →
avatar for Jorge Arango

Jorge Arango

Partner, Futuredraft
Jorge Arango is an information architect with over 20 years of experience designing digital products and services. He is a partner in Futuredraft, the experience design consultancy that solves complex problems using co-creation throughout the design process. He is based in the San Francisco Bay Area. | | Jorge is a frequent speaker at global UX conferences. He is a co-author of Information Architecture for the Web and Beyond, the fourth... Read More →
avatar for Marcia Bates

Marcia Bates

Marcia J. Bates is Professor Emerita in the University of California at Los Angeles (UCLA) Department of Information Studies. A Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, she is a leading authority on information search, human-centered design of information systems, and information practices. She was Editor-in-Chief of the 7-volume Encyclopedia of Library and Information Sciences, 3rd Ed., and is the recipient of many... Read More →
avatar for Amber Case

Amber Case

Research Fellow, MIT
Amber Case is a Research Fellow, MIT Media Lab/Center for Future Civic Media. She studies the interaction between humans and computers and how our relationship with information is changing the way cultures think, act, and understand their worlds. Case is currently a fellow at Harvard University’s Berkman Klein Center for Internet and Society and a research fellow at the MIT Center for Future Civic Media. Case is the author of Calm... Read More →
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Elizabeth Churchill

Director of User Experience, Google
Dr. Elizabeth Churchill is a Director of User Experience at Google. Elizabeth’s field of study is Human Computer Interaction, and her current focus is on the design and development of connected devices and of developer tools for device ecosystems.  |   | Elizabeth has built research groups and led research in a number of well known companies, including eBay Research Labs, Yahoo!, and PARC. |   | Elizabeth is the current... Read More →
avatar for Alan Cooper

Alan Cooper

Co-founder, Cooper
Alan Cooper co-founded Cooper in 1992. He is widely known for his role in humanizing technology through his groundbreaking work in software design. He is also the author of the books About Face: The Essentials of Interaction Design (editions 1-4) and The Inmates Are Running the Asylum: Why High-Tech Products Drive Us Crazy and How to Restore the Sanity. Widely recognized as the “Father of Visual Basic," Alan also created the goal-directed... Read More →
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Abby Covert

Information Architect, Abby the IA
Abby Covert is an independent information architect. She specializes in delivering a collaborative information architecture process and teaching those that she works with along the way. She speaks and writes under the pseudonym Abby the IA, focusing on sharing information architecture content with those working within the design and technology communities. She is the author of How to Make Sense of Any Mess a book about information architecture... Read More →
avatar for Andrew Hinton

Andrew Hinton

Senior Experience Architect, State Farm
Andrew Hinton is the author of “Understanding Context: Environment, Language, and Information Architecture.” In his day job he works as Senior Digital Experience Architect at State Farm’s UX Center of Excellence in Atlanta, and previously served as a senior consultant at The Understanding Group. Andrew is a co-founding member of the Information Architecture Institute, and has worked for twenty-odd-years helping organizations using... Read More →
avatar for Martina Hodges-Schell

Martina Hodges-Schell

Associate Director, Pivotal Labs
Martina setup and leads the product design and product management practices at Pivotal Labs, London. She helps start-ups and enterprises establish more user-centred, lean and agile design practices and product innovation skills. In her practice she focuses on bringing together a balanced team of practitioners with a shared empathy for users, business, technology and design. She facilitates the cultural and organisational change required to... Read More →
avatar for Jim Kalbach

Jim Kalbach

Head of Customer Success, Mural.ly
Jim Kalbach is a noted author, speaker, and instructor in customer experience, design, and strategy. He is currently Head of Customer Success at MURAL, a leading digital whiteboard. Jim has worked with large companies, such as eBay, Audi, SONY, Elsevier Science, LexisNexis, and Citrix. Before returning to the U.S. in 2013 after living for fifteen years in Germany, Jim was the co-founder of the European Information Architecture conferences. He... Read More →
avatar for Jon Kolko

Jon Kolko

Founder and Director, Austin Center for Design
Jon is the Founder and Director of Austin Center for Design, and Partner at Modernist Studio. He was previously the Vice President of Design at Blackboard, the largest educational software company in the world. He joined Blackboard with the acquisition of MyEdu, a startup focused on helping students succeed in college and get jobs. His work focuses on helping design students develop autonomy through making. He has worked extensively with both... Read More →
avatar for Peter Morville

Peter Morville

Semantic Studios
Peter Morville is a pioneer of the fields of information architecture and user experience. His bestselling books include Information Architecture for the World Wide Web, Intertwingled, Search Patterns, and Ambient Findability. He advises such clients as AT&T, Cisco, Harvard, IBM, Macy’s, Vodafone, the Library of Congress, and the National Cancer Institute. He has delivered conference keynotes and workshops in North America, South... Read More →
avatar for Whitney Quesenbery

Whitney Quesenbery

Co-Director, Center for Civic Design
Whitney combines a fascination with people and an obsession to communicate clearly with her goal of bringing user research insights to designing products where people matter.  | | She’s written two books on the subject – A Web for Everyone, Storytelling for User Experience,  and Global UX – to help practitioners keep users in mind throughout the creative process.  | | She’s also... Read More →
avatar for Tom Reamy

Tom Reamy

Founder, KAPS Group
Tom Reamy is the founder of KAPS Group, a group of text analytics and taxonomy consultants and has 20 years of experience in information projects of various kinds.  He has published a number of articles in a variety of journals, and is a frequent speaker at knowledge management, taxonomy, and text analytics conference.  He is the author of a new book on text analytics, Deep Text: Using Text Analytics to Conquer Information Overload, Get Real... Read More →
avatar for Andrea Resmini

Andrea Resmini

Jönköping University
Andrea Resmini is a senior lecturer at Jönköping University, in Jönköping, Sweden. Architect, information architect, compulsive reader, pensive writer, videogamer, piano player, Andrea is the author of Pervasive Information Architecture and Reframing Information Architecture, the Editor-in-chief of the Journal of Information Architecture, and one of the hosts of Jam Night. He tweets @resmini.
avatar for Thomas Wendt

Thomas Wendt

Design Strategist and Independent Scholar, Thomas Wendt
Thomas Wendt is an independent design strategist, author, facilitator, activist, educator, and speaker based in New York City. He splits his time between client engagements and independent scholarship. | | His client work includes building sustainable human-centered design capabilities through workshops, training programs, and coaching, along with projects encompassing early stage design research, co-design, and service design. Thomas has... Read More →


Friday March 24, 2017 5:15pm - 6:00pm
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