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Events Calendar


GIANT Conference, 11-14 June, 2014, Charleston, SC

Some sponsored events offer substantial discounts to IA Institute members. Please check listings carefully:

July 21, 2014
UXPA 2014 Conference
21-24 July 2014
London, UK

September 25, 2014
WebVisions Chicago
25-26 September 2014
Chicago, IL, USA
EuroIA 2014
25-27 September 2014
Brussls, Belgium

October 24, 2014
WebVisions Berlin
24-25 October 2014
Berlin, Germany

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June 05, 2014

World IA Day 2015 Call for Cities

1 day. 25 cities. 15 countries. 6 continents. Save the date February 21, 2015 Bring World Information Architecture Day... Read more >

March 20, 2014

IA Institute Newsletter - #9.02 2014

The Information Architecture Institute (IAI) Newsletter features the latest news about IAI and our partners. Also, there's a brief list... Read more >

March 19, 2014

2013 IA Salary and Benefits Survey Released

Results from the 2013 IA Salary and Benefits Survey are now available! The Information Architecture Institute conducts an annual salary... Read more >

Partners and Sponsors


User Experience Professionals Association
The UXPA supports people who research, design, and evaluate the user experience of products and services.

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IA Institute Events

World IA Day 2014
Our annual global festival of Information Architecture will be represented on one day, six continents in 23 cities. Visit to join the celebration. Follow us @WorldIADay for news on WIAD13

IA Summit 2014
IA Summit 2014, presented jointly by ASIS&T and the IA Institute, will be held in San Diego on March 26-30. We host our Annual Member Meeting during the Summit. Visit for details.

UXconnect @ Kent State
UXconnect is a monthly speaker series presented jointly by Kent State University and the IA Institute to provide an open forum for ideas to share and discuss among professionals and students in User Experience Design (UXD). Join the conversation at

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Even More
To learn more about IA, visit The Journal of Information Architecture or read our Editorial Insert in the January 21, 2008 edition of Fortune Magazine. [download PDF]

For a more lighthearted view, check out the WIAD2012 IA Stories Contest and the 2010 Explain IA Contest.

IA Institute Board of Directors Minutes Blog

2012 IA Institute Annual Report