Designing for Digital is a two-day conference packed with intensive, hands-on workshops and informative sessions meant to help educate and expose library and information professionals to colleagues working on user experience, discovery, design and usability projects inside and outside of libraries, drawing expertise from the tech and education communities, as well as from peers.

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Abby Covert

Independent Information Architect
New York City
Abby Covert is an independent information architect working and living in New York City. She has a proven track record of establishing user-centric practices within creative agency environments as well as a reputation for stellar information architecture work in a variety of client contexts.

Abby speaks and writes under the pseudonym Abby the IA. She has a well known blog where she shares her work and thoughts about Information Architecture. Abby lectures at The School of Visual Arts, Parsons, General Assembly, Hyper Island and conference events.

Abby prides herself on being an active organizer and mentor within the design community. She served as Executive Producer for the IDEA conference in 2010 and the Information Architecture Summit in 2010 and 2012.

Abby also serves as an adviser for and holds credit for inventing World Information Architecture Day, which held an inaugural event in 2012 with 14 locations globally serving over 1600 attendees. World IA Day 2014 is in planning now and looks to serve 16 locations globally. Abby currently serves as President of the Information Architecture Institute.

My Speakers Sessions

Wednesday, February 25

8:00am CST