30 hours left: Open call to be the Interaction|13 Chair
23 Apr 2011 - 5:18pm
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IxDA Board of D...
The open call for applications of interest for Chair of Interaction|13 will close in approximately 30 hours, on 24 April,
2011, 11:59 PM EST. Raise your hand by filing out the brief form at http://bit.ly/h4WT9v .
See the original call below:
The IxDA Board of Directors is pleased to put out our first open call
for Chair of the Interaction|13 conference, to be held in North America
in February of 2013. Applications of interest are due by 24 April,
2011, 11:59 PM EST. We will let you know by 15 May, 2011.
are excited to open up this role as another way the community can be
involved in shaping the Interaction conference and in IxDA leadership.
Historically at least one Chair for each Interaction conference has been
a sitting director on the IxDA Board of Directors. While this has
afforded us great ease in filling the role with trusted colleagues and
leaders, it is time to allow others the opportunity to take on this
You will be required to name a Co-Chair to
work with you. We leave this choice to you as you must have flexibility
to find the right partner on this challenging project.
will be held in North America in 2013. We will be putting out an open
call for location nominations within North America In May 2011. The
Chair will be selected prior to the location call, allowing all
interested locations to know who is leading the way. The Chair, along
with a small review team, will submit the recommended location, along
with a second back-up location, to the Board of Directors for
confirmation in August 2011.
As a part of your (and your
Co-Chair's) role, IxDA will fly and accomodate your stay at
Interaction|12 in Dublin in February 2012, where you will be launching
the location for Interaction|13.
Are you interested? Or is there someone you'd like to suggest we contact? Let us know: http://bit.ly/h4WT9v
Process of application
1. Review the outline of Chair responsibilities: http://bit.ly/hE5ubs 2.
Provide your contact information and a brief response about your vision
and interest (or nominate someone you feel would be a strong candidate
and we'll reach out to them). http://bit.ly/h4WT9v 3.
We will send you the conference principles for review, outlining things
such as important dates, location requirements, suggested committee
structures and planning requirements. 4. We will request further information and conversations from you as necessary to understand your position. 5. We will let you know by 15 May, 2011 who has been selected as Chair.
Any questions? Contact janna.devylder (at) ixda.org