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Confab 2019

April 26–29, Minneapolis

Confab 2019 took place in April in Minneapolis, Minnesota. This four-day event offered an introduction to content strategy, deep-dive workshops, inspirational main-stage talks, and detailed breakout sessions.

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The program

Introductory workshop

Intro to content strategy
Kristina Halvorson
,
Brain Traffic
,
Intro to content strategy

Workshops

Main-stage talks

Accessibility is usability
Sarah Richards
,
Content Design London
,
Accessibility is usability
Centering the margins in digital spaces
Marchaé Grair
,
Unitarian Universalist Association
,
Centering the margins in digital spaces
Conversational design
Erika Hall
,
Mule
,
Conversational design
Fight bias with content strategy
David Thomas
,
Think Company
,
Fight bias with content strategy

Breakout sessions

Activities and exercises for workshops that work
Tracy Playle
,
Pickle Jar Communications
,
Activities and exercises for workshops that work
Helping content meet design
Gord Roberts
,
Bank of Canada
,
Helping content meet design
Killing dreams softly: Managing difficult stakeholder conversations
Courtney McDonald
,
University of Colorado Boulder Libraries
,
Killing dreams softly: Managing difficult stakeholder conversations
What’s the “Scoop”? Building an editorial analytics dashboard with purpose
Mike Petroff
,
Harvard Business Publishing.
Aaron Baker
,
Harvard University
What’s the “Scoop”? Building an editorial analytics dashboard with purpose
Aaron Baker

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