Information Architecture Specific Conferences:

Local Meetup Groups:

IxDA Seattle is the local chapter of the Interaction Design Association, an international organization dedicated to the academic discipline and professional practice of user experience (UX), particularly interaction design.

Webinars & Blog Posts:

Factor offers a series of free webinars. Check out our webinar archive.

A couple of relevant blog posts from our archives:

Lastly, Sophia Prater has some good resources on her website. These are worth checking out.