Calling all information architects!
Being the planners and navigators that you are, I'm sure you already have April 12 -14 penciled into your Moleskine planners.
Those are the dates for the 2008 Information Architecture Summit in Miami, Florida. This year's summit is dedicated to "Experiencing Information," addressing in particular the experiences in which a user is doing something. Chances are that if you're interested in attending, you probably have a great story to share. So why not submit to the Call for Papers?
Because the nature of IA is cross-disciplinary, persons in fields like library science, user experience, interaction design, and user centered design, as well as practitioners, managers, academics, and students, are all encouraged to submit. The American Society for Information Science and Technology, which sponsors the summit, suggests that proposals address "core IA principles, emerging trends and technologies, the management of IA or UX teams, or the business of IA."
First-time presenters receive complimentary registration. Submit your proposal today or by October 31 to be considered for a presentation, panel, poster, management track or pre-conference workshop.
Research paper proposals are due by November 31. More information about call to papers is available at http://www.iasummit.org. (The page is still in wireframes, which seems strangely appropriate.)