IAI Newsletter #1.7 July 2006

The IAI Newsletter features news about IAI and our partner sites: Boxes and Arrows and IAwiki. We've also added a list of conferences, workshops, F2Fs, volunteer opportunities and job postings, so be sure to read the complete newsletter in the IAI Newsletter Archives.

New Membership Coordinator

The IAI Board is very pleased to announce that Melissa Weaver has joined the IAI staff as Membership Coordinator. She will serve as point of contact for IAI members, answering membership and volunteer related questions, as well as taking your suggestions about improving the member experience. Melissa can be reached at membership AT iainstitute DOT org.

Over the past decade Melissa has worked both as a volunteer and as a staff member in a variety of nonprofit organizations. Her fortes include project management, recruiting and managing volunteers, welcoming and caring for members, and building technological and organizational infrastructure. She has an MLIS from the University of Washington iSchool.

IAI Salary Survey

Our 2006 Salary Survey is now open at:


The survey takes only a minute or two to complete, so if you work in the field of Information Architecture, we hope you'll stop by and contribute.

The results will be posted in mid-August on the IAI website.

IDEA 2006

We are now accepting registration for IDEA Conference. The registration form is located at http://www.mollyguard.com/event/30720887.

Addditional speakers added as of June 21:

  • Fernanda Viegas, IBM Research, History Flow (information visualization)
  • Robert Kalin, Etsy.com (next-generation commerce and community site)
  • We will also have a representative from the National Park Service's publications center, responsible for the cross-media design of brochures, exhibits, and online media

For complete conference details, including a schedule, speakers, and pricing, please visit Read the complete June IAI Newsletter to find out about our partner activity, volunteer opportunities, upcoming conferences, events and workshops and the latest job postings.

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