APRIL 27 – May 1 / REMOTE DESIGN WEEK

SCHEDULE

We continue to confirm speakers for Remote Design Week but here’s a look at the latest schedule to help you plan your week.

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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11:15 AM EDT

Welcome

11:15 AM EDT

Welcome

11:15 AM EDT

Welcome

? Morning Host: Val Head, Sr. Design Advocate, Adobe

11:15 AM EDT

Welcome

11:30 AM EDT12:00 PM EDT

Registration

+ Platform Onboarding

11:30 AM EDT12:00 PM EDT

? Unity, not uniformity, with design systems

Hayley Hughes, UX Manager, Shopify

11:30 AM EDT12:00 PM EDT

? Stop solving problems

Steve Portigal, Author & User Research Expert

11:30 AM EDT12:00 PM EDT

? Design Talent Lifecycle in a Post-Studio World

Sean Rhodes, Exec. Creative Director, Frog Design

11:30 AM EDT12:00 PM EDT

? Soft Brutalism & the Era of Weird & Wonderful

Cassie McDaniel, Design Director, Glitch

12:00 PM EDT12:30 PM EDT

Registration

+ Platform Onboarding

12:00 PM EDT12:30 PM EDT

?Insights in Design and Business During COVID-19 (rescheduled)

Adam Fry-Pierce, Director, Customer Experience Programs, InVision

12:00 PM EDT12:30 PM EDT

?Design for
Belonging

Lara Mendonca, Product Design Lead, Bumble

12:00 PM EDT12:30 PM EDT

? The New Balance of Things

? Martin Kool, Global Head of User Experience, MediaMonks

12:00 PM EDT12:30 PM EDT

? Career Progression and the Path to Leadership

? Todd Zaki Warfel, Executive Coach, Zaki Warfel & Co.

12:30 PM EDT1:00 PM EDT

Registration

+ Platform Onboarding

12:30 PM EDT1:00 PM EDT

? Remote Sketching

? Shipra Kayan, Self Employed, previously UX Director, Upwork

12:30 PM EDT1:00 PM EDT

? Measuring the value of design with UX metrics

? Leanne Waldel, Director of Experience Strategy and Insight, projekt202

12:30 PM EDT1:00 PM EDT

? All-remote UX at scale

? Christie Lenneville, UX Director, Gitlab

12:30 PM EDT1:00 PM EDT

? Failure: A Product Development Story

? Paul van Oijen, Shopify Plus

1:00 PM EDT1:30 PM EDT

Welcome

1:00 PM EDT1:30 PM EDT

?Insights in Design and Business During COVID-19

Adam Fry-Pierce, Director, Customer Experience Programs, InVision

1:00 PM EDT1:30 PM EDT

Icebreaker Sessions

1:00 PM EDT1:30 PM EDT

Icebreaker Sessions

1:00 PM EDT1:30 PM EDT

Artboard Studio Demo & Icebreaker Sessions

1:30 PM EDT2:30 PM EDT

Community Leaders Roundtable

? Margaret Lee, Director, UX Community & Culture, Google
? Tanner Christensen, Head of Design, Gem
? Mia Blume, CEO/Design Executive Coach, Design Dept.
? Moderated by Arianna Orland, Co-Founder, In/Visible Talks

1:30 PM EDT – 2:30 PM EDT

? Assumption Tracking Workshop

? Chantal Jandard, Design Manager, PlanGrid /Autodesk
? Cody Farthing, Design Manager, PlanGrid /Autodesk

1:30 PM EDT2:30 PM EDT

?Anyone with the link: Remote Design with Figma

? Joey Banks, Designer Advocate, Figma
? Tom Lowry, Designer Advocate, Figma
? Anthony DiSpezio, Designer Advocate, Figma

1:30 PM EDT2:30 PM EDT

? Reimagining Workshops

? Cristina Crespo, Associate Design Director, Frog Design
? Iris Latour, Customer Success Manager, Miro

1:30 PM EDT2:30 PM EDT

☕️ Panel: Design Career Paths

? Eliane Tozman, Head of Design, IBM Canada Innovation and Design Strategy
? Michael Sacca, VP of Product, Dribbble
? Maria Pereda, Director of Product Design, Roadmunk

2:30 PM EDT3:00 PM EDT

Break

2:30 PM EDT3:00 PM EDT

?‍♀️ Afternoon Yoga

? With Bobby Moore

2:30 PM EDT3:00 PM EDT

?‍♀️ Afternoon Yoga

? With Bobby Moore

2:30 PM EDT3:00 PM EDT

?‍♀️ Afternoon Yoga

? With Bobby Moore

2:40 PM EDT3:10 PM EDT

PORTFOLIO REVIEWS

30 Minute Session

3:00 PM EDT – 3:30 PM EDT

? Permission
to Speak

? LaDonna Witmer WillemsAssociate Writing Director, Dropbox

3:30 PM EDT – 4:00 PM EDT

? Designing a remote design offsite

? Molly Lafferty, Product Design Manager, Webflow

3:00 PM EDT – 4:00 PM EDT

☕️ Panel: Building & Managing Design Systems

? Alexis Lucio, Accessibility and Inclusive Design Lead, Splunk
? Max Ignatyev, Founder & CTO @ Sympli
? Laura Schaefer, Director of Product Design, Loblaw Digital
? Moderated by Kyle Peatt, UX Director, Shopify

3:00 PM EDT – 4:00 PM EDT

☕️ Panel: Fostering Remote Collaboration

? Jessa Parette, Head of UX – Associate Digital Experience, Walmart
? Ethan Eismann, VP of Design, Slack
? Ola Olusoga, Director, Product Experience Automattic
?Jenny Wen, Designer, Figma
? Moderated by Nadia Udalova, UX Manager, Gitlab
? Afternoon Host:
Talin Wadsworth, Principal Designer, Adobe

3:00 PM EDT – 4:00 PM EDT

☕️ Panel: Leading in uncertain times

? Vincent Ramsay, Creative Director, Sid Lee
? Sajid Saiyed, UX Leadership, Google
? Laura Müller, Head of UX, Lab 1886
? Moderated by Jessica Moon, Sr. Design Manager, Adobe XD

3:20 PM EDT – 3:50 PM EDT

PORTFOLIO REVIEWS

30 Minute Session

3:00 PM EDT4:00 PM EDT

? Remote Design Sprints Workshop

? Breyna Braden, Associate Design Director, Frog Design
? Kevin Le, Customer Success Manager, Miro
? Iris Latour, Customer Success Manager, Miro

4:00 PM EDT – 4:30 PM EDT

? The Atomic Unit of Design is the Team

? Peter Merholz, Author, Co-Founder, Adaptive Path

4:00 PM EDT – 4:30 PM EDT

Break

4:00 PM EDT – 4:30 PM EDT

Break

4:00 PM EDT – 4:30 PM EDT

Break

4:00 PM EDT – 4:30 PM EDT

PORTFOLIO REVIEWS

30 Minute Session

4:30 PM EDT – 5:30 PM EDT

COFFEE SHOP CHAT

4:30 PM EDT – 5:15 PM EDT

? How customers helped shape the future of Slack

? Anna Niess, Designer, Slack

4:30 PM EDT – 5:15 PM EDT

☕️ Fireside Chat

? Daniela Jorge, Global VP, Design & Research, Paypal
? Amy Thibodeau, Director of UX, Shopify

4:30 PM EDT – 5:00 PM EDT

? Cooperation vs. Collaboration Culture

? Wendy Johansson, GVP Experience, Publicis Sapient

4:30 PM EDT – 6:00 PM EDT

? HAPPY HOUR

Let’s close out the event together and share our favorite moments ?

? We’ll hop on the Miro board for networking, ice breakers, and a quick retro. Bring your own drinks

5:20 PM EDT – 5:40 PM EDT

? Design Systems in Practice

? Kat Davis, Design Director, Frog

5:20 PM EDT – 5:40 PM EDT

? Figma’s Remote Design Process

? Noah Levin, Director of Design at Figma

5:00 PM EDT – 5:30 PM EDT

☕️ Fireside Chat

? Wendy Johansson, GVP Experience, Publicis Sapient
? Khoi Vinh, Sr. Director of Product Design, Adobe

5:40 PM EDT6:00 PM EDT

Early Stage Designers Roundtable

Introductions & Group Allocation

5:40 PM EDT – 6:00 PM EDT

? Invisible Design Systems

? Jina Anne, Design Systems Advocate

5:40 PM EDT – 6:00 PM EDT

? Designing for tech you don’t get

? Mrinali Kamath, UX Designer, Amazon
? Julianna Murphy, UX Design Lead – Quantum Computing, IBM

5:40 PM EDT – 6:00 PM EDT

? Designing Culture

? Michelle Morrison, Sr. Design Program Manager, Dropbox

6:00 PM EDT7:00 PM EDT

Early Stage Designers Roundtable

? Aniruddha Kadam, User Experience Design Manager, Linkedin
? Femke van Schoonhoven, Product Designer, Uber Eats
? Anna Lee Anda, UX Researcher, Zendesk
? Stu Smith, Staff Product Designer, Atlassian/Trello
? Isuru Senagama, VP Design, Intersect
?Moderated by Han Bang, Sr. Product Designer, Wattpad

6:00 PM EDT6:30 PM EDT

Social

Bring your own drinks & make some new friends!
6:00 PM EDT6:30 PM EDT

Virtual Concert

Performance by Michael Wexler titled “Significant Other”.
Instagram | Web
6:30 PM EDT7:00 PM EDT

Social

Bring your own drinks & make some new friends!

6:00 PM EDT6:30 PM EDT

Social

Bring your own drinks & make some new friends!

APRIL 27 – May 1 / REMOTE DESIGN WEEK

SCHEDULE

We will have live sessions in the morning and late afternoon/early evening to accommodate workdays and timezones. Most sessions will be recorded and can be viewed on-demand, as well, so don’t worry if you miss something.

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About Us

We’re a bunch of creatives, comprising of Product Designers, Print Designers & Design Enthusiasts. All for the love of Design.