Conferences & events

Below is a list of conferences both local and international that I’ve either participated in or spoken at. It’s also a mix of academic and practitioner / community of practice events.

 

2016, UX South Africa, Johannesburg, South Africa

“Developing human-centered UX strategy” (Keynote presentation by J Hobbs)

“Developing human-centered UX strategy” (Workshop conducted by J Hobbs and T Fenn)

 

2015, DEFSA, Johannesburg, South Africa

“Wicked Ethics in Design” (Authors: J Hobbs and T Fenn)

“The Firma Model: A Tool for Resolving Complex Societal Problems” (Authors: J Hobbs and T Fenn)

 

2015, UX South Africa, Cape Town, South Africa

“The UX Landscape of South Africa” (Authors: J Hobbs, M Pretorius, T Fenn)

 

2015, Asian Consortium, Hong Kong, China

“About us:” (Author: J Hobbs)

 

2015, UX Strategy Forum, Tokyo, Japan

“The Firma Model” (Authors: J Hobbs and T Fenn)

“The Application of the Firma Model” (Authors: J Hobbs and T Fenn)

 

2015, Summer IA Camp, Tokyo, Japan

“The Design Behind the Design Behind the Design” (Author: J Hobbs)

 

2015, Cumulus Conference, Milan, Italy

“The Firma Model: A Meta-Framework for Design Research, Strategy and Critique” (Authors: J Hobbs and T Fenn)

 

2015, UX South Africa, Johannesburg, South Africa

“The Firma Model” (Authors: J Hobbs and T Fenn)

 

2015, UX Joburg, Johannesburg, South Africa

“Features aren’t experiences” (Author: J Hobbs)

 

2014, UX SA, Cape Town, South Africa

“Designing for the liminal” (Author: J Hobbs)

 

2014, EuroIA Summit, Brussels, Belgium

“Designing for the liminal” (Plenary presentation. Author: J Hobbs)

 

2014, IA Summit, San Diego, California, USA

“The design behind the design behind the design” (Author: J Hobbs)

 

2014, IA Summit, San Diego, California, USA

“The 2nd Academics and Practitioners Round Table: Teaching IA” (Workshop conducted by J Hobbs and T Fenn)

 

2014, World IA Day, Bristol, UK

“Information architecture and everything else” (Author: J Hobbs)

 

2013, Bristol Usability Day, Bristol, UK

“Navigating indeterminacy through the application of journey design”  (Authors: J Hobbs and T Fenn)

 

2013, Web Managers Meet-up, London, UK

“The structure of problems” (Author: J Hobbs)

 

2013, Bristol Usability Group Meet-up, Bristol, UK

“Reframing wicked problems” (Author: J Hobbs)

 

2013, Design Development Research Conference, Kumasi, Ghana

“Navigating indeterminacy through the application of journey design”  (Authors: J Hobbs and T Fenn)

 

2013, IA Summit, Baltimore, USA

“Reframe IA: The Information Architecture of Meaning Making” (Authors: J Hobbs and T Fenn)

 

2013, World IA Day, Johannesburg, SA

“Reframing IA: A Casestudy from the Johannesburg Art Gallery” (Authors: J Hobbs and T Fenn)

 

2012 PUBLIC ACCESS: Public Art Conference, Johannesburg, SA

“The human experience design of the Johannesburg Art Gallery” (Author: J Hobbs)

 

2012 Design Development Research, University of Western Cape, Cape Town, SA

“The information architecture of transdisciplinary design practice: rethinking Nathan Shedroff’s Continuum of Understanding” (Authors: J Hobbs and T Fenn)

 

2012 Pervasive 2012, Newcastle, England.

“Pervasive IA as architectures of meaning for complex cross-channel systems” (Coordinators: J Hobbs, T Fenn, A Resmini)

 

2012 Polish IA Summit, Warsaw, Poland

“Reframing IA” (author: J Hobbs)

 

2011 Euro IA Summit, Prague, Czech Republic

“Teaching design thinking” (authors: J Hobbs and T Fenn)

 

2011 Design Education Forum South Africa, Johannesburg, SA

“A role for information architecture in design education: Conceptualising indeterminate problems in design thinking” (authors: J Hobbs and T Fenn)

 

2010 Italian IA Summit, Pisa. 

“The Door, The Wind, The Bird and the Valise” (author: Jason Hobbs, opening key note address)

 

2010 IA Konferenz, Koln, Germany

“The Door, The Wind, The Bird and the Valise” (author: Jason Hobbs)

 

2010 IA Konferenz, Koln, Germany. Conference workshop

“Multi-channel Journey Design”

 

2010 Euro IA Summit, Paris, France. 

“IA and Social Media” (Panel discussion)

 

2009 PLR Colloquium, Johannesburg, SA

“Practice-Led Research in the field of UXD: Report from the 2009 Euro IA Summit” (author: Jason Hobbs)

 

2009 Euro IA Summit, Copenhagen, Denmark

“From Enterprise IA to Enterprise UX: Creating a UX Framework for a (Big) Bank” (authors: Jason Hobbs and Reynhardt Uys)

 

2009 Euro IA Summit, Copenhagen, Denmark

Panelist on the IA Jam.

 

2008: 27 Dinner, Johannesburg, SA

“Communal Computing and Shared Spaces of Usage: A Study of Internet Cafés in Developing Contexts” (author: Jason Hobbs)

 

2008: 27 Dinner, Johannesburg, SA

“An introduction to UX” (author: Jason Hobbs)

 

2008: IA Summit, Miami, Florida, USA

“Hotel Yeoville: Home and away” (author: Jason Hobbs)

 

2008: IA Summit, Second Life

“Hotel Yeoville: Home and away” (author: Jason Hobbs)

 

2007: Africa Remix: Contemporary Art of a Continent. Johannesburg Art Gallery, SA

Africa Remix Panel Discussion on Digital Africa

 

2007: IA Summit, Las Vegas, USA

“Communal Computing and Shared Spaces of Usage: A Study of Internet Cafés in Developing Contexts” (author: Jason Hobbs)

 

2007: IA Summit, Las Vegas, USA

“Annals of Experience: Hacking It Alone or the Importance of Being Mercenary” (author: Jason Hobbs)

 

2007: Sangonet Conference, Johannesburg, SA

“The Greater Good SA 2.0” (authors: Jason Hobbs, Tamzin Ractliff, Alan Austen)

 

2006: IA Summit, Vancouver, Canada

“How Can Information Architecture Address Challenges To the Web In Third World And Developing Contexts” (author: Jason Hobbs)

 

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