Vancouver, Canada

When: Feburary 11, 2012, TBD Where: W2 Media Cafe
Woodwards Building Atrium, 111 West Hastings Street Vancouver, British Columbia V6B1H4 Canada


9:00am, – Registration opens, Breakfast Coffee + Pastry Buffet
10:00am – Speakers
12:00pm – Delicious lunch, served by W2 Media Cafe
1:00pm – ‘Engage IA’ Interactive Sessions
3:00pm – More Speakers
4:00pm – Prizes & Wrap up
4:30pm – ‘IA Happy Hour’ at The Charles Bar

Join us for an exciting day packed with internationally renowned speakers, interactive sessions and chances to network with your IA, UX and design peers from across the Pacific Northwest.

Listen as our speakers share their thoughts on the present and future of IA and how we can improve our community of practice by reaching out to our communities at large.

Engage with your fellow IAs and designers and gain new perspectives and ways to improve your practice.

Enjoy a full day of fun and socializing with those as passionate about this dynamic and rapidly growing industry as you are!

Local Coordinator

Lynne Polischuik
Senior User Experience & Interaction Designer at

Lynne Polischuik is a user experience strategist and interaction designer based in Vancouver, British Columbia. With nearly ten years of industry experience, Lynne held roles in digital marketing before specializing in web analytics and further refining her skills in user experience and interaction design.

Lynne has worked on a variety of projects for companies such as Happy Cog, ADP, Electronic Arts, Stanford School of Medicine, Disney Interactive, CSL Hong Kong, as well as the Government of British Columbia and several Vancouver and San Francisco-based start-ups. In 2007, Lynne received an Award of Achievement in Web Analytics from the University of British Columbia and she is both a Google Analytics and Omniture certified consultant.

Lynne is currently a Local Leader for IxDA Vancouver, co-organizer of UX Book Club Vancouver and serves in an advisory capacity for The Designer Fund, a community of designers who invest in designer start-up founders through mentorship, angel funding and access to the wider design and venture capital communities.
Lynne Polischuik is coordinating WIAD 2012 in Vancouver, Canada.


Jess McMullin
Centre for Citizen Experience

Jess McMullin is speaking in Vancouver, Canada.
Kara Pecknold

Kara Pecknold is speaking in Vancouver, Canada.
Karyn Zuidinga
Analytic Design Group

Karyn Zuidinga is speaking in Vancouver, Canada.
Gordon Ross

Gordon Ross is speaking in Vancouver, Canada.
Samantha Starmer

Samantha Starmer is speaking in Vancouver, Canada.
Additional Speakers:
Jess McMullin
Kara Pecknold
Karyn Zuidinga
Gordon Ross
Samantha Starmer