Event Announcement (added: January 21, 2014)
Michigan ASIS&T members may be interested in attending World Information Architecture Day on Saturday, February 15th, on the campus of the University of Michigan, in Ann Arbor. World IA Day (WIAD), now in its 3rd year, is a global celebration of information architecture and takes places at 24 locations around the world.
Program: The program consists of 3 hours of morning talks, a lunch break, 3 hours of afternoon talks, and a reception afterwards. WIAD Ann Arbor will feature talks such as
Form Follows Forces by Abby Covert and Dan Klyn
Undiscovered Public Knowledge & IA by James Kalbach
Ubiquitous Computing in the Retail Shopping Environment by Jonathan Morgan and Karl Fast
Registration: The event is FREE, but you should register online now to make sure you get a seat. On-site registration opens at 8:30am on February 15.
Be sure to register here: http://www.eventbrite.com/e/world-ia-day-ann-arbor-tickets-9467721209
More about WIAD
WIAD Ann Arbor on 2/15: http://worldiaday.org/locations/ann-arbor-mi-united-states/
More about the global WIAD: http://2014.worldiaday.org/
Organizers: WIAD Ann Arbor is organized by the U of M student chapter of ACM SIGCHI (SOCHI). World IA Day is organized globally by the Information Architecture Institute. ASIS&T is one of the many groups that IAI partners with: http://iainstitute.org/en/about/partners.php
Start networking! We encourage MI-ASIS&T members to attend WIAD Ann Arbor, both to take advantage of this great event nearby, and to re-connect with other MI-ASIS&T members. The chapter will meet at Sava's on February 15 from 12:30 to 2 pm. Sava's is located at 216 S State St, Ann Arbor, MI 48104. More information on the restaurant: www.savasrestaurant.com/ (734) 623-2233. See you there!
The Michigan Chapter Board is working on events and programs in 2014 to help revive the chapter.
Stay tuned for future announcements:
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We look forward to seeing new and current members soon!