IA Institute Delivers a Successful Leadership Seminar

April 4, 2005 -- The IA Institute held a successful Leadership Seminar as a preconference program for the ASIS&T IA Summit taking place in March in Montreal, Canada.

More than 95% of the attendees rated the IA Institute preconference as "very good" or "excellent" overall, and cited the relevance, subject matter expertise, and detailed materials. One attendee wrote: "There were great new ideas presented, and some confirmation of what I already knew."

Sessions included:

"Managing Up: The Business Strategy of Information Architecture" with Christina Wodtke and Scott Hirsch

"The Enterprise IA Roadmap" with Louis Rosenfeld

"The State of Global Information Architecture" with Peter Van Dijck, Jorge Arango and Livia Labate

"Homeland Security and Information Architecture" with Lee S. Strickland, J.D

"Practical Application of the Semantic Web" with Paul Ford

"Hands-On Scenario Planning: Looking to the Future to Shape Decisions Today"with Jess McMullin

The IA Institute is generating ideas for a 2006 ASIS&T Preconference, and encouraging members worldwide to develop their own retreats. Potential topics for next year include:

  • Organizational design and governance
  • Advanced UI design
  • Business Strategy
  • EIA
  • Taxonomy
  • Personas
  • User research methods

Submit your own ideas for future programs to the IA Institute.

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