Product Design
Summit 2019

Learn with the world's leading UX designers.
London, UK, June 18.

Companies that attend

Why attend?

This is where the world's leading product 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 product design.

Speakers

Jamie Young
Group Principal Design Manager

Charlotte Breton Schreiner
Product Designer

Emily Sappington
Product Design Manager, Voice & Conversational UI

Ben Sauer
Director of Conversation Design

Eleanor Harding
Product Designer

Michael Mizono
Designer

Divya Hughes
Head of Design and User Experience

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 to 10:30 AM
Registration

10:30 AM
Charlotte Breton Schreiner, Facebook

Anxiety disorders affect 1 in 13 people in the world. Unfortunately, psychological difficulties are stigmatised. When we talk about disability, we think about physical disabilities. What about mental disabilities? Anxiety affects everyone. People don't need to suffer from severe anxiety to experience stress in their daily life. As designers, we have the privilege and responsibility to create stress-free products and services. 5 concrete tips to design soothing experiences.

11:00 AM
Emily Sappington, Babylon Health

Designing for AI: Creating Minimum Viable Intelligence & Setting User Expectations

11:30 AM
Jamie Young, Microsoft

Bringing a design team on a journey from pixel perfection to customer obsession. How we're trying to reappraise what it is to be a designer inside the Developer Division at Microsoft.

12:00 PM to 1:30 PM
Lunch

1:30 PM
Ben Sauer, Babylon Health

Humane, not human. Consumer behaviour is changing faster than organisations can keep up: smart speakers have grown faster than smartphones. As we move towards a conversational future, what should designers be doing to stay relevant? In this talk, Ben will give some practical advice on being a part of the conversational conversation of the future.

2:00 PM
Divya Hughes, Receipt Bank

How to pivot without falling over!

This talk addresses the unruly and somewhat messy underbelly of product design in start-ups & scale-ups.

Drawing on the experience of a decade of designing products for companies on a quest for product market fit, I’ll share my playbook on imagining, building and designing product when the roadmap is constantly being rewritten.


This is an insider’s look into the journey of disruptors arriving in markets with little competition, only to find themselves in feature wars and land grabs before long. Existential threats from economies of scales and large tech giants notwithstanding pivoting isn’t always the answer and one size most certainly doesn’t fit all.

At key junctures empowering, educating and empathising with business decision makers in early growth start-ups, falls upon the shoulders of the humble designer.

2:30 PM to 3:00 PM
Coffee Break

3:00 PM
Michael Mizono, Google

Mindful Design
We are incredibly blessed to work in design, so what could go wrong? Draw from personal stories and simple techniques that will help you bring out your best designer self, both at work and outside of it.

3:30 PM
Eleanor Harding, Twitter

Keeping your cool in the chaos of career change.

In our industry, change is the name of the game. In this talk you’ll hear personal stories of change and failure and learn how to apply resilience to keep marching ahead towards your own north star.

4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Reception

Location

Barbican Centre

Registration will take place on the 3rd Floor in the Garden Room of the Barbican Centre

Address
Barbican Centre
Silk Street, London
EC2Y 8DS

Public transport
The Barbican is widely accessible by bus, tube, train and by foot or bicycle.

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

At the door £799

Last Minute Admission
£449

Get entrance to all sessions

All meals included

Last Minute Group Pass 3+
£399 / person

Available for teams that have 3 or more people

Get entrance to all sessions

All meals included

Bring your team for better alignment

Last Minute Group Pass 10+
£349 / person

Available for teams that have 10 or more people

Get entrance to all sessions

All meals included

Bring your team for better alignment

Join the world's leading product designers. Spaces are very limited.

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