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Information Architecture Conference 8–9 June 2004
Palais des Congrès
Paris, France

[Taking place with i-expo]
Designing and Organising Digital Information Spaces

Conference Programme
Information Architecture is an intensive 2-day conference about how to design and organise information systems that enable better search, navigation, and collaboration within organisations.

Attendees will learn how to:
• Make a web site usable, useful, findable, and credible
• Create taxonomies
• Design and implement metadata schema
• Understand business drivers and corporate governance issues
• Assess user needs and behaviours
• Develop and apply controlled vocabularies and thesauri
• Develop the business case for IA
• Implement an enterprise IA project
Presentations are now available via links below.
Tuesday, 8 June 2004
10:00 — 11:00  Registration & Coffee
11:00 — 11:45 The Case for IA • Peter Morville
• Building the case for IA in a fast, competitive economy
• Return on investment
• The value of IA
11:45 — 13:00 IA Building Blocks • Peter Morville
• Structure
• Organization & Labeling
• Search
13:00 — 14:30 Break for Lunch: Visit the i-expo Exhibition
14:30 — 15:15 Navigation & Search • Peter Morville
• Advanced concepts in search and navigation
• Persuasive IA and the potential to employ search, navigation, and recommender systems as a sales force
15:15 — 16:15 Deep IA: Taxonomies & Metadata • Margaret Hanley
• Key concepts for constructing taxonomies
• Designing metadata schema
• Integrating metadata into your web site or intranet
16:15 — 17:00 IA Tools, Methodology, Deliverables & Metrics • Margaret Hanley
• Process, tool, and work products needed for information architecture
• Metrics for evaluating success
17:00 — 18:00 Reception for Attendees & Speakers
All delegates are invited to this reception to talk with the speakers and become acquainted with their colleagues.
Wednesday, 9 June 2004
8:30 — 9:00  Coffee & Continental Breakfast
9:00 — 10:00 Users & Usability • Peter Morville
• Research methods for understanding user needs and behaviours
• Advanced models for user experience design
10:00 — 11:00  Enterprise IA • Peter Morville
• Enterprise IA defined
• Enterprise-level challenges
• Business strategies and management
11:00 — 12:30 Best Practices & Case Studies • Jane McConnell & Huibert Evekink
[Jane McConnell: Presentation - PDF (4.0MB)]
[Huibert Evekink: Presentation - PDF (1.2MB)]
• IA in an international company intranet
• The Amadeus Intranet Opera
• User architecture, global-local balance, home page structure, IA in a decentralized environment
12:30 — 14:00 Break for Lunch: Visit the i-expo Exhibition
14:00 — 15:30 Bleeding Edge IA • Peter Morville
• Architecture and algorithms
• Social software
• Smart tags
• Sensors & location awareness
• Ambient findability
• Scenario planning
• Strategic conversations about the future of IA

Information Architecture is organised by:
Information Today Ltd.
In conjunction with:Click here to visit i-expo.

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