Leading Design Connect London 2021

Designing Change: How to lead your team through transformation and come out stronger.

The Bike Shed Motorcycle Club
Islington, London

Re-connecting the design leadership community

This November we are once again going to be assembling a compact group of design leaders in London. Although the ongoing pandemic has prevented us from running our flagship conference in London this year we know that, after the past 18 months, many of you are looking for ways to come together, get advice from peers and connect with other design leaders.

So we will be hosting an in-person event, to discuss Designing Change: How to lead your team through transformation and come out stronger.

This event will connect you to new thoughts, shared problems and solutions which you can directly apply to your leadership role.

This event will offer all the things that you would expect from Leading Design:

  • An audience of senior design leaders
  • A safe space to share your leadership issues
  • Thought-provoking conversations
  • Opportunities to get feedback from your peers on challenges you are facing
  • Great canapés and drinks!

Connect Topic: Designing Change

  • We will be hosting a conversation with James Stevens, Director of Group Product Design at Sky Design on “How to lead your team through transformation and come out stronger.” Here James will share his experiences of leading and scaling his team.
  • We will then open up the conversation in an open panel model. Here you can take the floor and discuss a particular thought, experience or challenge on the topic which we will collect in advance/on booking.

Following the conversation, there will be plenty of opportunities to come together to connect with each other.

Tickets to this event are very limited.

COVID-19 Safety Measures

To make sure this event happens as safely as possible we will require all attendees to provide either of the following when you arrive at the event:

  • Proof of a negative lateral flow test taken within 48 hours of the event.
  • Proof of full vaccination - first and second dose.

You can show your vaccination or test results via the NHS app or via the text or email notification received when your result was registered.

You can order free lateral flow tests from the .gov website.

We look forward to seeing you there.

If you're interested in sponsoring this event you can download the sponsorship pack here or contact us at events@clearleft.com.

6.00-6.30 - Join us for a drink

6.30-7.30 - In conversation on Designing Change: Hear from James Stevens, Director of Group Product Design at Sky and join our open panel.

- Catch up with your peers over canapes and another drink and swap your design leadership tales

Hosted by
Photo of Rebecca Groves
Rebecca Groves

Rebecca is a strategic programme manager specialising in developing and delivering large scale projects which support leadership, talent, community and innovation.

The venue
The Bike Shed Motorcycle Club

Situated in the trendiest part of London and heart of Shoreditch, we have access to all major transportation links. Enter through 'The Bike Shed' entrance.

384, Old Street, Shoreditch
Islington, London, EC1V 9LT

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