UC San Diego
Design Conference

May 20, 2017

9am - 5pm

UCSD Price Center Theater

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About

What is design? Design is about the progress behind innovation and creativity. It's not simply about aesthetics, but about human interactions and how to improve user experiences. Join us at our first UC San Diego Design Conference to learn about design in the professional world and what that entails. Come and listen to our inspirational keynote speakers and participate in breakout sessions to grow your skills.

Speakers

Michael Meyer


Keynote Speaker


Lecturer, UCSD

Neema Mahdavi


Panelist


Design Operations, Workday

Nastasha Tan


Panelist


Design Lead, Ideo

Sharon Carmichael


Panelist


Senior Interaction Design Manager, Intuit

Oz Chen


Panelist


UX Consultant, UXBeginner.com

Erwin Hines


Panelist


Associate Creative Director, BASIC

Schedule

9:00 AM

Light Refreshments & Networking Session

Price Center Theater Lobby

10:00 AM

Keynote Presentation

Price Center Theater

11:00 AM

Panel Discussion

Price Center Theater

12:00 PM

Lunch

Price Center Theater

1:00 PM

Breakout Session 1

Various Locations

2:00 PM

Breakout Session 2

Various Locations

3:00 PM

Networking Session

Price Center Theater

4:00 PM

Closing Ceremony

Price Center Theater

Breakout Session 1

Designing the Design Process

Price Center Theater

Neema Mahdavi

Design Operations, Workday

Why UX Research Matters

Bear Room

Hue Tran

User Experience Analyst, Education First

Creating an Effective Design Portfolio

Red Shoe Room

Sharon Carmichael

Sr. Interaction Design Manager, Intuit

Breakout Session 2

Human Centered Design at IDEO

Price Center Theater

Nastasha Tan

Design Lead, Interaction Design, IDEO


Vinh Pho

Design Lead, Industrial Design, IDEO

3 Ways to Incorporate Your Users Into Your Design Process

Bear Room

Manuel Rapada

UX Researcher & Customer Advocate, Adobe

Visual Design 101

Red Shoe Room

Caitlin Cagampan

Experience Designer, Mitchell International


Stephanie Liang

User Experience Designer, Assurance

FAQs

Who can attend?

All UCSD Undergraduates, Graduates, and Alumni are welcome to attend along with affiliates of the UCSD design community

Do I have to pay for parking?

Parking in A,B,S & V spots on campus are free on the weekends. We suggest parking in Gilman Parking Structure.

What do I need to bring?

Yourself, Resume, Identification (Student ID Preferred) as well as a notepad to take notes!

How much will it cost?

The UC San Diego Design Conference is free of charge for all attendees!

Will food be provided?

Yes! Lunch will be provided and light refreshments will be available throughout the day.

Where and when is the conference?

The conference will be held in Price Center Theater. Registration will begin at 9am and the event will end at 5pm.

Join Us!

May 20, 2017

9am - 5pm

UCSD Price Center Theater

Register Now