Design leadership open talk. The challenges and learnings from building teams.

About this session

There is a growing interest from designers and other professionals in moving into a user experience role.  This is a growing field that has received a lot of attention from different companies as usability, research and interaction design becomes more and more needed capabilities across teams.

Panel of Speakers

  • Åsa Andersson: Director of User Experience and Creative Director @ DU
  • Ryan Dunlap: Head of Customer Engagement @ Etihad
  • Diego Homem: Director of Experience Design. @ Revonic
  • Mark Carson: Co-Founder and Director @ Discovered

Who is this for:

Anyone interested in a career move or building design teams

Benefits of attending this session:

  • Get a better understanding of user experience practices;
  • Understand the different roles and areas of expertise;
  • Get insights into how exciting this move can be for you and how to make it happen.

What we will cover:

  • Roles and areas of expertise;
  • Career path and progression;
  • Present the roadmap to your first UX job.


Event Details and Registration:

Date & Time:  24th – October / 2018
Location: Dubai Future Acceletors Auditorium at Emirates Towers
Spots available: (˜100)
Session Fee: All events are free of charge unless stated otherwise

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Attendance Disclaimer:

We have limited spots for this session (10-20), and the following rules will apply:

  • The total amount of spots will be defined after the venue is selected.
  • Registering to the event does not guarantee a spot, you’ll be notified before the event
  •  Spots will be given as first come first serve basis
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  • Failing to show up to the session after confirmation will automatically put you on a waiting list for any future event
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