Design Leadership Summit being held Monday, November 4th, Tuesday, November 5th, and November 6th in Toronto, will feature relevant and thought-provoking content for Product Designers, UX Designers, UX Researchers, Service Designers, and Visual Designers.
The venue – the Isabel Bader Theatre is at 93 Charles Street West, Toronto. Closeby to TTC Museum Subway Station, at Queens Park in University of Toronto’s downtown campus area. It’s a beautiful location, and an ideal environment to foster modern UX learning in Toronto.
This debut summit is hosted by Design X, which is directed by Preet Singh, and is quickly becoming one of Canada’s most engaged group of design leaders. Design X is on a mission to bridge the fragmented design community by bringing together all disciplines at the intersection of business, design and technology.
They are already on a blazing path to achieve this and have attracted some truly top-level talent to speak at the Design Leadership Summit. Design executives from leading companies such as Dropbox, Uber, Shopify, Intercom, Lyft, Salesforce, PayPal, Netflix, Facebook and many more will all be in attendance.
Here are Graphic Arts top suggested sessions to attend:
Dan Winterberg DESIGN DIRECTOR, SALESFORCE
Margaret Gould Stewart – VP PRODUCT DESIGN, FACEBOOK
Michael Chanover – VICE PRESIDENT, DESIGN, KHAN ACADEMY
Anne Purves – DIRECTOR OF DESIGN OPERATIONS, PINTEREST
Peter Merholz – CO-FOUNDER, ADAPTIVE PATH & CO-AUTHOR, ORG DESIGN FOR DESIGN ORGS
The first two days, on November 4 and 5, will feature talks from design leaders at0p some of the world’s fastest-growing companies. The lessons, from those who have designed the latest technology to transform traditional organizations in almost every sector, will give your business the vital information that will be necceasry to thrive in today’s busy marketplace.
The third day, November 6, will feature customized workshops for design leaders involved at all corporate levels – from those stepping into new leadership roles to more experienced design professionals, who are looking for new strategies to motivate their teams. It is going to be an exciting few days of learning in Toronto, and we are so excited to learn from the world’s best in UX and Design.
From sharing tactical approaches to design and change management, to hearing inspirational conversations on ethics, diversity and creating value, this event will have three days of informative talks, inspiring panel discussions, hands-on workshops, fun and social get-togethers. It’s your chance to connect, learn and grow with your fellow design community. What’s not to love?
Please join us at the Design Leadership Summit and learn more by visiting DesignLeadership.io
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