IA Summit 2005 Call for Proposals

27 Sep 2004 - 10:04pm
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Dave Malouf
2005

IA Summit Call For Proposals
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CROSSING BOUNDARIES: Information Architecture Summit '05
March 4-7, 2005, Fairmont The Queen Elizabeth
Montreal, Quebec, Canada

Submit Online: www.iasummit.org
Session Proposals accepted through October 25, 2004
Poster Proposals accepted through December 5, 2004

The 2005 Information Architecture (IA) Summit will cross boundaries with a
world-class program on IA theory, practice, and business. Proposals are
being
solicited for presentations, workshops, panels, posters, and pre-conference
tutorials that address core IA principles or offer cross-disciplinary
contributions to the practice of IA. For more information or to submit a
proposal, see www.iasummit.org.

We encourage submissions from:
- Practitioners, academics, and students in information architecture and
related
fields (e.g. library science, user experience, interaction design, and user
centered design)
- Business practitioners who work with IAs (including business analysts and
managers)
- Developers and designers who work with IAs

CRITERIA FOR ACCEPTANCE
Successful submissions will be judged on the following attributes:
- Appeal to new and/or established IAs
- Solid practical or academic merit
- Original, inspirational, or thought-provoking content
- High-quality written and graphic presentation
- Contribution to IA practice, theory, and community
Note: Marketing pitches will not be accepted.

TOPICS
Suggested topics include, but are not limited to:
- Core IA skills
- Taxonomies, search, findability
- Business and IA (e.g. cross-functional teams, value proposition,
management)
- Globalization and IA . Research and metrics in IA
- IA Career and Education
- IA in practice (e.g. content management implementations, web applications,
enterprise IA)
- IA and other disciplines (e.g. user experience, interaction design,
information design)
- Future directions and challenges (e.g. successes and opportunities,
semantic web)

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