UX DESIGN SUMMIT 2019

Learn with the world's leading UX designers.
San Francisco, California. May 13, 2019.

Companies that attend

Speakers

Emma Highley
Product Designer

Edward Dorsey
Senior Experience Designer

Keather Roemhildt
User Experience Designer at Twitter

Talin Wadsworth
Lead Designer

Leonardo Giusti
Head of Design

Molly Stevens
Director of User Experience Research

Samihah Azim
Product Designer

Why attend?

This is where the world's leading UX designers share practical advice on designing unforgettable user experiences and how to become great design leaders. Some of the most talented minds in the industry will come together and share case studies, tactics, strategies, and insights to give you a new perspective on UX design.

What people say about our events

"Fantastic event! Hands down the best conference I've been to."

Anna Sparrow, UNIVERIS

"Informative. Inspiring speakers. Great take aways."

Ashley Hamilton, Demac Media

"Great opportunity to get insight into practices at companies."

Shehzad Akbar, Architech

"Glad I took the leap and came to this event."

Jack Lee, MDDT

Schedule

9:30 AM
Registration

10:30 AM
Emma Highley, Dropbox
Empathy for efficiency. Using empathy to identify the right problems to solve, build strong team alliances, and fail faster. As teams scale and problems pile, how do we work faster? Emma will break down a toolkit of skills you can use to empower your team to work together more efficiently.

11:00 AM
Molly Stevens, Uber
Scaling UX Research - Scope & International. As a UX Researcher, we're often asked to cover multiple areas, domains or locations. How can you effectively scale your capabilities? Where should you focus your impact? Overview of some of the techniques that we've used at Uber.

11:30 AM
Leonardo Giusti, Google

Design-led innovation: notes from the field. Innovation is often the result of a technological breakthrough; however, it often takes decades before these achievements become products that people use and love. This talk will discuss how we can rethink the design practice as a form of discovery deeply integrated into research and development projects. By establishing a new type of collaboration between engineers, scientists, and designers, we can accelerate the definition of meaningful product opportunities, starting from the earliest stages of technological innovation.

12:00 PM
Lunch

1:30 PM
Keather Roemhildt, Twitter

Innovation is the clarion call of our times. But where does it come from? You might think it’s the chance encounter or the result of a creative genius like Leonardo da Vinci, but really it’s more like the process of evolution in nature. Throwing all the pieces in the air and having them shake out as something we haven't seen before - deconstructing and reconstructing. This is where the unexpected emerges.

If the pieces come from places we know - our target customers or personas – we’re going to get more of the same. The key is to understand customers or experiences outside the norm, at the bleeding edges. These are not just early adopters or rejecters, but folks who amplify a need or meaning. These needs and meanings are the pieces - the source material - for a new take on an industry or product. Hear what we’ve learned in our work and how to find your own bleeding edge!

2:00 PM
Edward Dorsey, Airbnb

I'd like to talk about the shift of 'trust' in our culture and how designers need to be ambassadors and spokespeople for it. The way humans have trusted other entities has been essential for successful societies, but as trust levels fall in some of the word's largest and oldest institutions, its building in a new generation of companies. Why? And perhaps more importantly, why is that relevant and vital to design products that will be successful?

Fittingly - I work on the Trust team at Airbnb. Protecting and developing trust (which comes from safety) is really our key product and enables all that we do at Airbnb, but I believe that trust is going to become one of the key differentiators in a saturated market. An understanding of, and an appreciation for - trust - will be an essential tool in the design and production of the next generation of successful products.

2:30 PM
Coffee Break

3:00 PM
Samihah Azim, Lyft

When designing products in a multi-sided marketplace, decisions made on one side may impact the other. The design decisions made often go beyond the confines of software and into real world human experiences. Join Samihah in this talk where she'll discuss the challenges and learnings of designing for the needs of many different users.

3:30 PM
Talin Wadsworth, Adobe

Design Systems: Building the plane while flying. Design systems will solve all of my problems. Design systems won't solve any of my problems. What's a design system supposed to do again? To solve the ever increasing scale, speed and complexity of delivering great interactive experiences, designers are having to build new collaborative processes to help maintain consistency and efficiency. But it's not all smooth sailing. In this talk I'll share stories from the trenches of creating, maintaining and using design systems, and all the growing pains that come along with it.

4:00 PM
Reception

Location

Bespoke at Westfield San Francisco Centre
845 Market Street, Suite 450
San Francisco

Bespoke is located inside Westfield San Francisco Centre on Level Four next to Bloomingdale's.

Who attends?

23andMe + Adobe + Airbnb + Amazon + Apple + Asurion + AT&T + BCG Digital Ventures + Caring + CBS Interactive + Checkr + Cisco + Clear + Capital One + Cloudera + Code for America + Course Hero + DockYard + Ebay + Facebook + Google + Pivotal + Pivotus Ventures + Plantronics + Practice Fusion + Qualpay + Quid + RevStream + Ript Labs + Riviera Partners + Rover + Salesforce + Sam's Club + SoFi + Stanford + Strava + SuccessFactors + Symantec + Norton + Tapjoy + TaskRabbit + Tinder + HelloFresh + Host Analytics + HP + Hulu + IDEO + Intapp + Levi's + LogMeIn + Lytro + McKesson + Meltwater + Nettle Studios + Nordic Naturals + Optoro + Oracle + Tesla + Udemy + Upwork + Surgical + Twitter + Verizon + Veyo + Visa + Walmart Labs + Xero + Zoosk + more

Pricing

Regular price $799

Last Minute Admission
$549

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All meals included

Last Minute Group Pass 3+
$499 / person

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Last Minute Group Pass 10+
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