OCTOBER 18-22, 2021 / REMOTE DESIGN WEEK

SCHEDULE

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We’ll have live sessions throughout the day to accommodate workdays and timezones. Most sessions will be recorded and available to view on-demand, so don’t worry about missing any. Stay tuned for more details.

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OCTOBER 18

MON

In partnership with
Schedule 1

OCTOBER 19

TUES

In partnership with
Schedule 2

OCTOBER 20

WED

In partnership with
Schedule 3

OCTOBER 21

THURS

In partnership with
Schedule 4

OCTOBER 22

FRI

09:00-10:00 AM EDT10:00 AM EDT

☀️ Morning Kick-off

09:00-10:00 AM EDT10:00 AM EDT

☀️ Morning Kick-off

09:00-10:00 AM EDT10:00 AM EDT

☀️ Morning Kick-off

09:00-10:00 AM EDT10:00 AM EDT

☀️ Morning Kick-off

10:30 AM EDT10:50 AM EDT

☀️ Morning Kick-off

10:00 AM EDT11:00 AM EDT

Jessa Parette, Director of Experience Design, Capital One

🎙️ Talk followed by Q+A

70 Ways You Can Actually Measure Design Quality

10:00 AM EDT11:00 AM EDT

Kateryna Korovkina, Design Manager, Eleks

🎙️ Talk followed by Q+A

Tough Call: Facilitating Remote Decision Making

10:00 AM EDT11:00 AM EDT

Alana Lindner, Head of Design, Amazon

🎙️ Talk followed by Q+A

Leading through crisis

10:00 AM EDT11:00 AM EDT

Marimar Suarez, Sr. Systems Designer 2, Adobe

🎙️ Talk followed by Q+A

Leveraging E2E user journeys for agile decision-making

11:00 AM EDT12:00 PM EDT

Navigating through the Pandemic

🎙️ Talk followed by Q+A

Navigating through the Pandemic

11:00 AM EDT12:00 PM EDT

Nahiyan Khan, Lead UX Engineer of Design Systems, Lifion by ADP

🎙️ Talk followed by Q+A

Visualizing Design Tokens at Scale

11:00 AM EDT12:00 PM EDT

Eriol Fox, Senior Designer, Simply Secure

🎙️ Talk followed by Q+A

Design mentoring and open source as a design opportunity.

11:00 AM EDT12:00 PM EDT

Ted Chiasson, Senior Product Design Manager, Wealthsimple

🎙️ Talk followed by Q+A

Leading high performing remote teams

11:00 AM EDT12:00 PM EDT

Design Career Paths

☕️ Panel Discussion

Design Career Paths

12:00 PM EDT1:00 PM EDT

Tolu Adegbite, Product Designer, Shopify

🎙️ Talk followed by Q+A

Designing for cognitive disabilities

12:00 PM EDT1:00 PM EDT

Jiri Trecak, CEO, Supernova.io

🎙️ Talk followed by Q+A

Design system adoption is hard – Let’s solve it with better tools

12:00 PM EDT1:00 PM EDT

Shipra Kayan, Visual Collaboration Advocate, Miro

📓 Workshop

Facilitation can give you a seat at the table

12:00 PM EDT1:00 PM EDT

Pavi Logeswaran, Product Designer, Shopify

🎙️ Talk followed by Q+A

Redirecting a moving train: Influence without authority

12:00 PM EDT1:00 PM EDT

Carolann Merchant, Sr Product Designer, Bleacher Report

🎙️ Talk followed by Q+A

Leadership Paths for IC designers

1:00 PM EDT2:00 PM EDT

🍔 Lunch Break

1:00 PM EDT2:00 PM EDT

🍔 Lunch Break

1:00 PM EDT2:00 PM EDT

🍔 Lunch Break

1:00 PM EDT2:00 PM EDT

🍔 Lunch Break

1:00 PM EDT2:00 PM EDT

🍔 Lunch Break

2:00 PM EDT3:00 PM EDT

Dana Bright, Product Design Manager, Facebook

🎙️ Talk followed by Q+A

Building a team culture in a remote world

2:00 PM EDT3:00 PM EDT

Bob Baxley, Senior Vice-President, Design and Experience, ThoughtSpot

🎙️ Talk followed by Q+A

How to Deconstruct a User Interface

2:00 PM EDT3:00 PM EDT

Tess Dixon, Design Manager, Condé Nast

🎙️ Talk followed by Q+A

Onboarding as a Tool for Equity

2:00 PM EDT3:00 PM EDT

Daniel Souza, Senior Manager, Design Operations, Farfetch

📓 Workshop

Unblocking asynchronous creativity

2:00 PM EDT3:00 PM EDT

Tomas Jasovsky, CEO, Founder, AhoyConnect

🎙️ Talk followed by Q+A

Designer Founder as a career path

3:00 PM EDT4:00 PM EDT

Inclusivity in and by design

☕️ Panel Discussion

Inclusivity in and by design

3:00 PM EDT4:00 PM EDT

Design Systems and Navigating Change

☕️ Panel Discussion

Design Systems and Navigating Change

3:00 PM EDT4:00 PM EDT

Schedule 5

☕️ Panel Discussion

Making Remote Collaboration Work

3:00 PM EDT4:00 PM EDT

Long Distance Leadership

☕️ Panel Discussion

Long Distance Leadership

3:00 PM EDT4:00 PM EDT

Aaron Draplin, Draplin Design Co.

☕️ Fireside Chat

Design Career Paths

4:00 PM EDT5:00 PM EDT

Samantha Berg, Head of Design, Chime

🎙️ Talk followed by Q+A

How to shift from a critique culture to a workshop culture.

4:00 PM EDT5:00 PM EDT

Adam Fry-Pierce, Head of DesignOps, DocuSign

🎙️ Talk followed by Q+A

Lessons from 1000 design leaders on hiring

4:00 PM EDT5:00 PM EDT

Peter Merholz, Consultant & Author, Humanism at Scale

🎙️ Talk followed by Q+A

Design at Scale is People

4:00 PM EDT5:00 PM EDT

Holy Grail of Customer Connection

🎙️ Talk followed by Q+A

Holy Grail of Customer Connection

Five Days 50+ SPEAKERS
30+ SESSIONS 10+ SOCIALS

1000S of NEW FRIENDS

🙌 WITH THE INCREDIBLE SUPPORT OF
Schedule 6
Fable
Fable
Miro
Yelp
Balsamiq
Fiverr
Supernova.io

OCTOBER 18

MON

In partnership with
Schedule 1

10:30 AM EDT10:50 AM EDT

☀️ Morning Kick-off

11:00 AM EDT12:00 PM EDT

Navigating through the Pandemic

🎙️ Talk followed by Q+A

Navigating through the Pandemic

12:00 PM EDT1:00 PM EDT

Tolu Adegbite, Product Designer, Shopify

🎙️ Talk followed by Q+A

Designing for cognitive disabilities

1:00 PM EDT2:00 PM EDT

🍔 Lunch Break

2:00 PM EDT3:00 PM EDT

Dana Bright, Product Design Manager, Facebook

🎙️ Talk followed by Q+A

Building a team culture in a remote world

3:00 PM EDT4:00 PM EDT

Inclusivity in and by design

☕️ Panel Discussion

Inclusivity in and by design

4:00 PM EDT5:00 PM EDT

Samantha Berg, Head of Design, Chime

🎙️ Talk followed by Q+A

How to shift from a critique culture to a workshop culture.

OCTOBER 19

TUES

In partnership with
Schedule 2

09:00-10:00 AM EDT10:00 AM EDT

☀️ Morning Kick-off

10:00 AM EDT11:00 AM EDT

Jessa Parette, Director of Experience Design, Capital One

🎙️ Talk followed by Q+A

70 Ways You Can Actually Measure Design Quality

11:00 AM EDT12:00 PM EDT

Nahiyan Khan, Lead UX Engineer of Design Systems, Lifion by ADP

🎙️ Talk followed by Q+A

Visualizing Design Tokens at Scale

12:00 PM EDT1:00 PM EDT

Jiri Trecak, CEO, Supernova.io

🎙️ Talk followed by Q+A

Design system adoption is hard – Let’s solve it with better tools

1:00 PM EDT2:00 PM EDT

🍔 Lunch Break

2:00 PM EDT3:00 PM EDT

Bob Baxley, Senior Vice-President, Design and Experience, ThoughtSpot

🎙️ Talk followed by Q+A

How to Deconstruct a User Interface

3:00 PM EDT4:00 PM EDT

Design Systems and Navigating Change

☕️ Panel Discussion

Design Systems and Navigating Change

4:00 PM EDT5:00 PM EDT

Adam Fry-Pierce, Head of DesignOps, DocuSign

🎙️ Talk followed by Q+A

Lessons from 1000 design leaders on hiring

OCTOBER 20

WED

In partnership with
Schedule 3

09:00-10:00 AM EDT10:00 AM EDT

☀️ Morning Kick-off

10:00 AM EDT11:00 AM EDT

Kateryna Korovkina, Design Manager, Eleks

🎙️ Talk followed by Q+A

Tough Call: Facilitating Remote Decision Making

11:00 AM EDT12:00 PM EDT

Eriol Fox, Senior Designer, Simply Secure

🎙️ Talk followed by Q+A

Design mentoring and open source as a design opportunity.

12:00 PM EDT1:00 PM EDT

Shipra Kayan, Visual Collaboration Advocate, Miro

📓 Workshop

Facilitation can give you a seat at the table

1:00 PM EDT2:00 PM EDT

🍔 Lunch Break

2:00 PM EDT3:00 PM EDT

Tess Dixon, Design Manager, Condé Nast

🎙️ Talk followed by Q+A

Onboarding as a Tool for Equity

3:00 PM EDT4:00 PM EDT

Schedule 10

☕️ Panel Discussion

Making Remote Collaboration Work

4:00 PM EDT5:00 PM EDT

Peter Merholz, Consultant & Author, Humanism at Scale

🎙️ Talk followed by Q+A

Design at Scale is People

OCTOBER 21

THURS

In partnership with
Schedule 4

09:00-10:00 AM EDT10:00 AM EDT

☀️ Morning Kick-off

10:00 AM EDT11:00 AM EDT

Alana Lindner, Head of Design, Amazon

🎙️ Talk followed by Q+A

Leading through crisis

11:00 AM EDT12:00 PM EDT

Ted Chiasson, Senior Product Design Manager, Wealthsimple

🎙️ Talk followed by Q+A

Leading high performing remote teams

12:00 PM EDT1:00 PM EDT

Pavi Logeswaran, Product Designer, Shopify

🎙️ Talk followed by Q+A

Redirecting a moving train: Influence without authority

1:00 PM EDT2:00 PM EDT

🍔 Lunch Break

2:00 PM EDT3:00 PM EDT

Daniel Souza, Senior Manager, Design Operations, Farfetch

📓 Workshop

Unblocking asynchronous creativity

3:00 PM EDT4:00 PM EDT

Remote Leadership: Opportunities and Challenges

☕️ Panel Discussion

Long Distance Leadership

4:00 PM EDT5:00 PM EDT

Pavi Logeswaran, Product Designer, Shopify

🎙️ Talk followed by Q+A

Redirecting a moving train: Influence without authority

4:00 PM EDT5:00 PM EDT

Holy Grail of Customer Connection

🎙️ Talk followed by Q+A

Holy Grail of Customer Connection

OCTOBER 22

FRI

09:00-10:00 AM EDT10:00 AM EDT

☀️ Morning Kick-off

10:00 AM EDT11:00 AM EDT

Marimar Suarez, Sr. Systems Designer 2, Adobe

🎙️ Talk followed by Q+A

Leveraging E2E user journeys for agile decision-making

11:00 AM EDT12:00 PM EDT

Design Career Paths

☕️ Panel Discussion

Design Career Paths

12:00 PM EDT1:00 PM EDT

Carolann Merchant, Sr Product Designer, Bleacher Report

🎙️ Talk followed by Q+A

Leadership Paths for IC designers

1:00 PM EDT2:00 PM EDT

🍔 Lunch Break

2:00 PM EDT3:00 PM EDT

Tomas Jasovsky, CEO, Founder, AhoyConnect

🎙️ Talk followed by Q+A

Designer Founder as a career path

3:00 PM EDT4:00 PM EDT

Aaron Draplin, Draplin Design Co.

☕️ Fireside Chat

Design Career Paths

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