Schedule

Talks

Registration 08:00 - 09:15

09:30 - 10:15

Leading Design Out of Obscurity

Khoi Vinh Principal Designer, Adobe

10:15 - 11:00

Bringing Back “Human-Centered”

Kim Goodwin Author, Designing for the Digital Age. Design & product leadership consultant and executive
Morning Break 11:00 - 11:30

11:30 - 12:00

Group Decision Making’s Dirty Little Secrets

Julia Whitney Executive Coach, Whitney and Associates

12:00 - 12:30

Exercising Empathy to Resolve Conflict at Work

Whitney Hess Empathy Leadership Coach, Vicarious Partners

12:30 - 13:00

600 121's

Cap Watkins Founder, Practical Works
Lunch 13:00 - 14:00

14:00 - 14:30

The only one of your kind in the room: Perils and opportunities.

Farai Madzima UX Lead, Shopify (Canada)

14:30 - 15:00

Language of Design

Amelie Lamont Product Designer and Writer

15:00 - 15:30

Women in Leadership: 2019

Janice Fraser Senior Vice President, Bionic
Afternoon break 15:30 - 16:00

16:00 - 16:45

Earning a Seat at the Table

Hannah Donovan CEO, Trash

16:45 - 17:30

Insights from a Reluctant Leader

Margaret Lee Director of User Experience Design, Google
Opening Party - Sponsored by Google. Join us at the Hoxton Hotel, just a hop & a skip across the road from the conference venue, at the beautiful rooftop bar for a drink or two (it's on a rooftop, so there may be a wait while we get everyone up there, but the view and cocktails will be worth the wait, promise) 17:30 - 19:30

Talks

Registration 08:45 - 09:15

09:30 - 10:15

The Three Stages of Leadership

Jane Austin Director of Product Design, Babylon Health

10:15 - 11:00

The Power of an Ally

Steve Johnson Vice President of Product Design and Studio Design, Netflix
Rochelle King Vice President of Global Product Creative, Netflix
Morning Break 11:00 - 11:30

11:30 - 12:00

Get your sh*t together: How to build a DesignOps team

Meredith Black Head of Design Ops, Pintrest

12:00 - 12:30

Design Ops Teams That Matter

Courtney Kaplan Director of Design Program Management, Facebook

12:30 - 13:00

The Design Career Journey

Todd Zaki Warfel Executive leadership and transformation coach, Zaki Warfel
Lunch 13:00 - 14:00

14:00 - 14:30

Three Principles for Building Great Teams: Finding Your Way Amidst The Chaos

Audrey Liu Director Of Product Design, Lyft

14:30 - 15:00

First comes scale, then comes...

Stuart Frisby Director of Design, Deliveroo

15:00 - 15:30

Leading design from top to bottom

Nick Marsh Head of Product and Design, Wonderbly
Afternoon Break 15:30 - 16:00

16:00 - 16:45

Design for User Trust

Catherine Courage VP of Product Design and Experience, Google Ads

16:45 - 17:30

Get off your island

Aarron Walter VP of Design Education, InVision
Happy Hour Drinks - sponsored by InVision - stick around at the end of the conference for a drink or two at the lovely Williamsburg Hotel Bar 17:30 - 18:30

For those of you that have purchased 3 day tickets (only 40 were on sale) - Workshops will be held at the Hoxton Hotel, Williamsburg. Choose one workshop in the morning and again choose one workshop in the afternoon. Workshops are first come first serve, so arrive in plenty of time.

Registration 08:45 - 09:15

09:30 - 13:00

Influencing (and Adapting to) Organizational Culture

Kim Goodwin Author, Designing for the Digital Age. Design & product leadership consultant and executive

09:30 - 13:00

Stakeholder Management for Design Leaders

Julia Whitney Executive Coach, Whitney and Associates
Lunch 13:00 - 14:00

14:00 - 17:30

The Design Leadership Playbook

Todd Zaki Warfel Executive leadership and transformation coach, Zaki Warfel

14:00 - 17:30

Practicing Nonviolent Communication

Whitney Hess Empathy Leadership Coach, Vicarious Partners