Information Everywhere, Architects Everywhere
Our world is full of information. Whether we're using the latest mobile app, watching news unfold, or navigating our way through the District, information is all around us. With the ubiquitous nature of information, it's architected not just practiced by specialists, but by people holding all sorts of titles, from all walks of life.
For the first time ever, World IA Day is being held in Bengaluru. It's your chance to listen and talk to some local and international speakers and meet other IA and UX practioners. Whether you are new to Information Architecture or an experienced practitioner, let's get together and share the ways Information Architecture makes a difference in our lives.
On February 20th, 2016
2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Venue: The Workshop ( A cross-disciplinary platform for learning and innovation)
20th cross, 5th block, HBR Layout, Nagawara, Bangalore 560045
Narendra Raghunath - Senior Faculty Member, Srishti School of Art, Design and Technology, Bengaluru.
Narendra is visual media artist. Drawing inspiration from oriental philosophy and aesthetics, he locates his art practice in human centric enquiry of social construct and its vulnerabilities. He has been part of many critically acclaimed artistic engagements and exhibitions in India and abroad. There are many published literary works and essays in mainstream news medias and journals to his credit. Before joining Srishti, he has associated with National institute of Design, National School of Interior Design(Saurashtra University), Indira Gandhi Open University and corporate sector for 22 years. He did his Masters in art, design and communication from CEPT University, Ahmedabad.
"Net in the net" - This talk will try to understand the Internet architecture socio political contexts from an artistic perspective.
Arnab Chakravarty - Senior User Experience Designer at Philips Design Bangalore
Arnab Chakravarty is an Interaction Designer who graduated from Industrial Design Centre, IIT Bombay. Prior to that, He finished his Bachelors in Mechanical Engineering from Ahmedabad. He has worked on numerous projects in multi-disciplinary teams throughout India, including building interactive installations in Auroville, simplifying Home Computing for Indian Families, creating videos to educate Truck Drivers in India about HIV AIDS and designing new cooling solutions for Samsung, Korea and has had his work featured in Design Magazines like Kyoorius and has also published papers in international journals like ACM and CHI.
He is passionate about applying user-centered design methodologies and adopting an interdisciplinary approach towards creating new products, services or future scenarios unique to emerging markets.
DESIGN THINKING: A HANDS-ON WORKSHOP - 2 Hour Session
Facilitators/Practitioners: Arnab Chakravarty and Team
Shashank is a versatile User Experience Design Consultant and Certified Usability Analyst with 14 years of experience in IT.
He excels at providing both highly analytical as well as highly creative ideas to a design engagement. Also has extensive experience in a fast-paced and innovative development environment.
Shashank has a thorough understanding of contemporary user-centered design methodologies & user experience design process. He is responsible for the design and delivery of several high profile enterprise web & mobile applications.