Monday

Nov 4

Tuesday

Nov 5

Wednesday

Nov 6

8:00 AM

Registration & Breakfast

Breakfast served at the venue

9:15 AM

Conference Opening Remarks

Preet Singh, Founder, DesignX Community

9:40 AM

Beyond the UX
Tipping Point

Jared Spool,
Keynote Speaker

10:50 AM

Scaling
User Research

Jen Cardello, VP, UX Research & Insights, Fidelity Investments

11:30 AM

Using Stories to Inspire Teams

Davis Neable, UX Director
Manulife

11:45 AM

Designing for
Trust

Michael Chanover, VP Design
Khan Academy

12:15 PM

Design &
Distributed Teams

Shipra Kayan, Prev. UX Director
Upwork

12:45 PM

Conference Break
& Lunch

Served at the venue

3:00 – 5:00 PM

Studio
Talks

Dan Winterberg, Design Director 
Salesforce

3:00 – 5:00 PM

Studio
Talks

Anne Purves, Director of Design Ops,
Pinterest

3:00 – 5:00 PM

Studio
Talks

Pradeep Nayar, VP of Global Design
Hyatt Hotels

3:00 – 5:00 PM

Studio
Talks

Dana Bright, Design Manager, Uber & Danielle Lindsay-Chung, Designer, Uber

5:30 PM

Evening
Social

For all DLS Attendees

Tuesday, Nov. 5

Day 2

8:00 AM

Registration & Breakfast

Breakfast served at the venue

9:45 AM

Conference Opening Remarks

Preet Singh, Founder, DesignX Community

10:00 AM

Transforming Organizations

Daniela Jorge, Paypal
Kaaren Hanson, Wells Fargo

10:50 PM

Building Diverse, Inclusive Teams

Jenna Bilotta, Design Director
Dropbox

11:30 AM

Platform Design & Content Strategy

Elizabeth McGuane, Sr. UX Manager, Shopify

11:45 AM

Design at Scale is People

Peter Merholz
Consultant & Author

12:30 PM

Lunch
Break

Served at the venue

2:00 PM

Leading Growth Driven Design

Chetana Deorah, Ex Design Director,
Netflix

2:35 PM

Leading Through Uncertainity

Tanner Christensen, Product Design,
Lyft

3:00 PM

Amplifying Design
Value

Dave Malouf
Design Ops Leader

3:30 PM

Coffee & Donuts Break

Served at the venue

4:00 PM

State of Design Leadership

Panel Discussion w/ Jasmine Friedl, Dan Winterberg, Pradeep Nayar

5:00 PM

Closing Keynote Speaker

Margaret Stewart, VP of Product Design
Facebook

5:45 PM

Closing
Remarks

Preet Singh, Founder, DesignX Community

6:00 PM

Conference
After Party

Concert Hall, 888 Yonge St.

Wednesday, Nov. 6

Day 3

Design Your
Design Organization 

Peter Merholz
Consultant & Author

Intentional Design Ops for Delivering Maximum Value

Dave Malouf
Design Ops Leader