John and Mary Pappajohn Education Center

Downtown Des Moines, IA The first-ever World IA Day in Des Moines will be held in the gorgeous second-floor lecture hall space of the downtown Pappajohn Center. It's located next to the sculpture park, downtown library, and many great restaurants and attractions.

We'll be quite easy to find. Park nearby at any of the open meters, enter through the main doors, and head up the beautiful steel staircase to the second floor. More information is located on the Meetup Event. Registration is encouraged.


09:00 CDT - 09:30 CDT
Registration and Networking

Grab a nametag, grab some coffee, and say hello to your fellow attendees.

09:40 AM CDT - 10:10 AM CDT
Remote UX Collaboration
Jeremy Harrington Jeremy Harrington Vice President, User Experience Design at Voce Communications
10:15 AM CDT - 10:45 AM CDT
Persona-driven Design
Jodi Anne Roberts Jodi Anne Roberts Digital Marketing Specialist — Monk Development
11:00 AM CDT - 11:30 AM CDT
Using IA Thinking to Make the World a Better Place
David Sturtz David Sturtz Product Strategist and UX Designer — Blaze Content
12:00 PM CDT - 12:30 PM CDT
Gaming, Play, and Design
Neil Roberts Neil Roberts Developer, Change (change.io)
12:30 PM CDT - 01:00 PM CDT
Designing with Concept Diagrams
Scott Kubie Scott Kubie Organizer

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