What is Information Architecture?

Information Architecture is the practice of deciding how to arrange the parts of something to be understandable. 

Information architectures (IAs) are all around us – in the websites we use, the apps and software we download, and even the physical places we spend time in. 

A good IA helps people to understand their surroundings and find what they’re looking for.


Who's putting on this event?

World IA Day is jointly produced by a network of global,  regional, and local volunteers with support from the Information Architecture Institute.

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Keynote: Peter Morville

We are excited to welcome Peter Morville to our 2019 celebration. Peter is a pioneer of the fields of information architecture and user experience. His bestselling books include Information Architecture for the World Wide Web, 
Intertwingled, Search Patterns, Ambient Findability, and Planning for Everything.

He has been helping people to plan since 1994, and advises such clients as AT&T, Cisco, Harvard, IBM, the Library of Congress, Macy’s, the National Cancer Institute, and Vodafone. He lives in Ann Arbor, Michigan with his wife, two daughters, and a dog named Knowsy.


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