Are you a DESIGN or product leader?

Call for Speakers

Design Leadership Summit brings together leaders who build, manage, scale design teams and help foster a culture of design within their organizations. We’re looking for a diverse set of design and product leaders to share experiences from their leadership journey – both good and bad, no holds barred.

Design Leadership Summit 2020 – AMS will feature:

  • 250+ attendees
  • 5 full length sessions (30 minutes each)
  • 2 lightning talks (10-15 minutes each)
  • 1 keynote (45-60 minutes each, inclusive of any panel discussions)

DATE

May 8, 2020

LOCATION

Amsterdam

FORMAT

  • 30 Min Talks
  • 10 Min Lighting Talks
  • Workshops

AUDIENCE

  • Design Leaders
  • Managers
  • Product Leaders
  • Senior Designers
  • Founders

Speaker Support

✈️ We cover your economy airfare up to $500 USD for speakers flying from within Europe and up to $1000 USD for speakers flying from outside Europe.
🏨 2 nights of accommodations at one of our partner hotels in Amsterdam. 
🍾 Two invites to our VIP speaker dinner, alongwith select design leaders from the community.
📹 Video recordings of your talks, alongwith feedback summary from the attendees.

What We’re Looking for

We’re looking for content that shows and educates — not tells and sells. Talks can be composed of deep dives, case studies, and specific examples. If you’ve got a captivating story of interest for design leaders in attendance, we would love to have you!
Some suggested themes:

Process

  • Scaling design
  • Design operations
  • Building, managing remote teams

Direction

  • Design ethics
  • Measuring value & impact of design
  • Shaping vision

People

  • Talent
  • Structuring teams
  • Building alliances
  • Managing upwards

    Process

    • Scaling design
    • Design operations
    • Building, managing remote teams

      People

      • Talent
      • Structuring teams
      • Building alliances
      • Managing upwards

        Direction

        • Design ethics
        • Measuring value & impact of design
        • Shaping vision

          Speaker Submission Form

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