World Information Architecture Day - Des Moines

Saturday, February 23, 2019 - 9:00am to 3:30pm

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About World IA Day

World Information Architecture Day is a one-day annual celebration hosted by the Information Architecture Institute and held in dozens of locations across the globe. Our celebration in Des Moines will be the 6th World IA Day held here.

Meet people in your community

We are a community of like-minded professionals and enthusiasts who share the common goal of practicing, learning, teaching, and shaping the future of information architecture and user experience. We share our thoughts, ideas, and work within an open and welcoming environment. Everyone is welcome and our celebrations are always accessible to all.


There is a mix of presentations and workshops on topics drawing from the worlds of information architecture, user experience design, content strategy, product strategy, marketing, and more. We'll start the event with a keynote from Cyndi Wiley, and from there, you can choose sessions throughout the day.


The doors open at 8:30 am for registration & coffee and we'll start promptly at 9:15 am. Here is the schedule for the day:

8:00 am to 9:15 am - Registration & Coffee
9:15 am to 9:30 am - Event Kick-off

9:30 am to 10:15 am - Keynote - Dr. Cyndi Wiley

10:30 am to 11:15 am - Sessions - more details coming soon!


11:30 am to 12:15 pm - Sessions - more details coming soon!

12:15 pm to 1:15 pm - Lunch

1:15 pm to 2:00 pm - Sessions - more details coming soon!


2:15 pm to 3:00 pm - Sessions - more details coming soon!

3:10 pm to 3:30 pm - Closing & Raffle


Food & Coffee

Complimentary lunch and coffee will be provided for all who attend. We'll be having lunch boxes with a meat, veggie, or salad option. If you have any dietary restrictions or needs, please contact us and we'll do our best to assist.

Venue & Parking

World IA Day Des Moines will be held at Meredith Hall at Drake University. It is accessible within the city by car or public transit (several DART Local Routes stop immediately near the venue), and is a short hop off of Interstate 235. We have several parking spots reserved for the event. 

Registration is FREE!


Date And Time

Sat, February 23, 2019

9:00 AM – 3:30 PM CST

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Drake University Meredith Hall

2805 University Avenue

Des Moines, IA 50311

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