Argus Announces a New Series of Seminars for Information Architects

Ann Arbor, MI (July 19, 2000) — The Argus Center for Information Architecture has announced the launch of a new seminar series focused on advanced topics in information architecture. The first seminar, "Synonyms and Taxonomies: Thesaurus Design for Information Architects" will be led by the experts at Argus Associates.

This one-day advanced seminar is scheduled as a pre-conference event to "Information Architecture 2000" in La Jolla on Wednesday, October 25, 2000. For other seminar dates and locations, please see the web site:

Through a combination of presentation, discussion, and hands-on exercises, the instructors will explain why a thesaurus is an essential component of any large web site or intranet and how to build one. This advanced seminar is designed for professionals with one to two years of experience designing information architectures for large web sites or intranets. The audience will include practicing information architects, usability engineers, interaction designers, content authors, and others who've found themselves involved in information architecture design.

The ACIA specialized seminar is limited to 75 attendees, and will be held from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm on October 25th at the same location as the 2-day "Information Architecture 2000" conference, the Hilton La Jolla Torrey Pines. The cost of the one day seminar is $750, with a 10% early bird discount available until just July 31. The seminar includes a continental breakfast, sit-down luncheon, and a networking cocktail reception from 6:00 to 8:00 pm.

For more information and to register online, visit

About the Argus Center for Information Architecture
The ACIA serves as a focal point for learning about the theory and practice of information architecture, hosting industry conferences and training seminars, publishing articles and white papers, managing a web site on information architecture topics, and participating in groundbreaking research. The ACIA is sponsored by Argus Associates, Inc.

About Argus Associates
Based in Ann Arbor, Michigan, Argus Associates is a recognized pioneer in the field of information architecture. Argus organizes large Web sites and intranets so users can find what they need quickly and easily and clients can more easily manage their information. Argus principals Louis Rosenfeld and Peter Morville wrote the definitive book on Web architecture, Information Architecture for the World Wide Web, published in 1998 by O'Reilly & Associates. It was named "Best Internet Book of 1998" by

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