In Person - Day One

Florence Gould Hall

Day One of our industry leading speakers discussing topics to help you tackle some of your most pressing challenges, enabling you to become the most effective design leader possible.

Registration

Welcomes and Introductions

Rebecca GrovesLeading Design Programme Lead, Clearleft
Jeremy KeithFounder, Clearleft

Introducing Better Than Small Talk

Kat VellosAuthor | Speaker | Facilitator, We Should Get Together

Q&A with Peter Merholz

Peter MerholzConsultant and Author

Morning Break

Grab a drink and a snack and take the opportunity to connect with your peers.

The Planck Value of Design - Collective Leadership

Ovetta SampsonVice-President of Machine Learning Experience Design, Capital One

Designing Your Dream Job(s): The Art of IKIGAI

Alice QuanDirector, User Experience Design, Google

Q&A with Ovetta Sampson and Alice Quan

Ovetta SampsonVice-President of Machine Learning Experience Design, Capital One
Alice QuanDirector, User Experience Design, Google

Lunch break

Time for lunch!

“I got you”: A Meditation on Radical Inclusion

Dianne QueHead of Product Design Operations, Zendesk

Designing creative collaboration in a virtual world

Samantha WarrenDirector of Design, Creative Cloud Services, Adobe

Q&A Panel

Dianne QueHead of Product Design Operations, Zendesk
Samantha WarrenDirector of Design, Creative Cloud Services, Adobe

Afternoon break

Grab a drink and a snack and take the opportunity to connect with your peers.

In Conversation With Dan Mall

Dan MallFounder, SuperFriendly

Leading through ongoing ambiguity

Leslie YangSenior Design Manager, Lyft

Q&A with Leslie Yang

Leslie YangSenior Design Manager, Lyft

Welcome Party

Grab a drink and meet like-minded design leaders, swap war stories, and build relationships we know will last the rest of your careers.

In Person - Day Two

Florence Gould Hall

Day Two of our industry leading speakers with more chances to re-connect with your peers and build relationships.

Registration

Welcome

Jeremy KeithFounder, Clearleft

How to C-level

Cap WatkinsCXO, Primary

Morning break

Grab a drink and a snack and take the opportunity to connect with your peers.

Returning to our Maker Roots

Meredith BlackCo-Host, Reconsidering
Bob BaxleySVP, Design and Experience, ThoughtSpot
Aarron WalterDirector of Product, Resolve to Save Lives

Q&A with Meredith, Aarron and Bob

Meredith BlackCo-Host, Reconsidering
Aarron WalterDirector of Product, Resolve to Save Lives
Bob BaxleySVP, Design and Experience, ThoughtSpot

Lunch break

Time for lunch!

Make space to lead

Tutti TaygerlyLeadership coach & author, Taygerly Labs

Our Imperatives: Connection & Fulfillment

Justin DauerPrincipal consultant and author, OST

Q&A with Tutti Taygerly, Justin Dauer and Abbey Smalley

Tutti TaygerlyLeadership coach & author, Taygerly Labs
Justin DauerPrincipal consultant and author, OST
Abbey SmalleyHead of Design Programs, Amazon

Afternoon break

Grab a drink and a snack and take the opportunity to connect with your peers.

Q&A with Margaret Lee

Margaret LeeLeadership Coach, Design Dept.

Closing remarks and thank you

Jeremy KeithFounder, Clearleft
Rebecca GrovesLeading Design Programme Lead, Clearleft

Closing drinks

Grab a drink and meet like-minded design leaders, swap war stories, and build relationships we know will last the rest of your careers.

Workshop Day 1

Convene 530 Fifth Avenue

As well as the conference days, you can add a full day of design leadership workshops to your New York experience. Hosted live and in-person by some of the biggest names in the business.

Registration

A buffet breakfast will be served.

Lunch time

A lovely lunch will be served for participants of both the morning and afternoon sessions.

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