Design Summit 2021

We invite you to join us December 6th and 7th for two days of learning and inspiration.

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Keynote speakers

Indi Young

Indi Young

Researcher and Author
Justin Reilly

Justin Reilly

CPO
Monica Brown

Monica Brown

VP, Customer Success
Neil Shah

Neil Shah

VP, Product
Stephen Gates

Stephen Gates

Global Design Leader
Zuri Stanback

Zuri Stanback

Head of Marketing

Design team speakers

Alex Miretski

Alex Miretski

VP, Design
Andrew Moore-Crispin

Andrew Moore-Crispin

Sr Writer
Dave Stuckey

Dave Stuckey

UX Writer
Jen Wilson

Jen Wilson

Sr Graphic Designer
Jonathan Triff

Jonathan Triff

Product Designer
Kay Evans-Stocks

Kay Evans-Stocks

Design Engineer
Keven Lupien

Keven Lupien

Design Operations Manager
Kristel Tan

Kristel Tan

Sr UX Researcher
Lauren Bride

Lauren Bride

Content Manager
Meredith House

Meredith House

Product Designer
Nitya Rao

Nitya Rao

Manager, UX Research
Paul Stachniak

Paul Stachniak

Manager, Digital Media Production
Stephanie Forest

Stephanie Forest

Creative Director
Yang Yu

Yang Yu

Product Designer

Agenda

Day 1  |  Monday, December 6

9:30am

Breakfast

10:20am

Welcome to UNFOLD by Alex Miretski

10:25am

Day 1 Kick-off by Jess & Kay

10:30am

The Mind Games Of Airports And Grocery Stores by Kristel Tan

10:50am

Talk + QA by Neil Shah

11:20am

Send-off by Jess & Kay

11:20am

Break

11:30am

From Seemingly Disparate Experiences to UX: How We Broke In — Panel discussion hosted by Annette Rodriguez

12:15pm

Writing Blog Posts That Connect by Andrew Moore-Crispin

12:35pm

Send-off to lunch by Jess & Kay

12:35pm

Lunch break

1:05pm

Systems Speed Up Design by Keven Lupien

1:25pm

Let the Machines Do It: Content Design in 2031 by Dave Stuckey

1:45 pm

Courage + Resilience = Great Design by Stephanie Forest

2:05 pm

Novelizations by Lauren Bride

2:25 pm

The Art of Duality by Justin Reilly

2:55 pm

One Size Is for One: Things I Learned About Inclusive Design by Yang Yu

3:15 pm

Send-off by Jess & Kay

3:15 pm

Break

3:20 pm

Articulating the Value of Design by Stephen Gates

4:20 pm

Send-off by Jess & Kay

4:20 pm

Party time

5:00 pm

Class dismissed

Day 2  |  Tuesday, December 7

9:30am

Breakfast

10:00am

Welcome to Day 2 by Jess & Kay

10:10am

Talk+QA by Monica Brown

10:40am

Accessibility Soup For the Soul: Little Things Make a Big Difference by Kay Evans-Stocks

11:00am

Gender Bias in Design by Meredith House

11:20am

Send-off by Jess & Kay

11:20am

Break

11:25am

Staying Creative in a Sea of Memes and Retweets: Hear from Our Very Own Creators — Panel discussion hosted by Kristel Tan

12:10pm

Invisible Effects by Paul Stachniak

12:30pm

Send-off to lunch by Jess & Kay

12:30pm

Lunch break

1:10pm

Dungeons & Dragons & Designers by Jonathan Triff

1:30pm

Bringing Artistic Flair Into The Corporate Design World by Jen Wilson

1:50 pm

Building Powerful Habits by Nitya Rao

2:10 pm

Far From A Designer's Dream by Alex Miretski

2:30 pm

Cultivating Creativity by Zuri Stanback

3:00 pm

Send-off by Jess & Kay

3:00 pm

Break

3:05 pm

People, Purpose, Patterns & Problem Space by Indi Young

4:05 pm

Send-off by Jess & Kay

4:05 pm

Party time

5:00 pm

That's a wrap!