About this event

This conference connects young professionals to the UX industry by providing insightful speakers and networking opportunities.


Meet our wonderful Speakers, Panelists, and Workshop Leaders


Jen Blatz

Senior Experience Designer at Fidelity Investments & Co-founder of User Research and Strategy Group


Brandon Ward

Director User Experience at Precocity


Frances Yllana

Experience Director at Projekt202


Elisa Miller

Learning Transformation Coach at American Airlines


Brittany Sumarsono

Product Designer at Intuit


Michael Champlin

Experience Design at projekt202


Brian Sullivan

Founder of the Big Design Conference & Director of Design Strategy at Sabre

Schedule Highlights Day 1 (03/27)

10:00 AM - 10:30 AM

Opening Ceremony

10:30 AM - 11:30 AM


Cassini Nazir - "Designing Curiosity Talk"

Watch as Cassini explains the differences between types of curiosity and challenges us to think about how we are curious.

11:30 AM - 11:45 AM


11:45 AM - 12:45 PM


Brian Sullivan - "Remote Research with Mural"

In this interactive workshop, you will learn how to use Mural to do remote research with your users. A the end of this workshop, you will be able to conduct your own remote research using Mural to help you manage clients and get the data you need.

12:45 PM - 1:30 PM

Lunch Break

1:30 PM - 3:00 PM


Elisa Miller - "Personal Branding + Resume Review"

Watch Elisa talk through how to make a personal brand and give tips on brushing up your resume for the next recruitment season!

3:00 PM

Wrap Up

Schedule Highlights Day 2 (03/28)

10:00 AM - 11:30 AM


UX Industry Panel

  • Ariel Martin, Experience Director at projekt202
  • Brittany Sumarsono, Senior Product Designer at Intuit
  • Jerry Zeng, UX Designer at Walmart Technology
  • Michael Champlin, Experience Design at projekt202
  • Sanjay Shah, Sr. Product Designer at Dialexa
  • Stephanie Brisendine, Interaction Designer at Google

11:30 AM - 12:30 PM


AJ Wood - "Design, Prototype, Share – Oh My! Jump in with Adobe XD"

Join A.J. Wood for tips and tricks with Adobe XD including coediting, components, 3D, voice prototyping, easy animation, presentations, software sims, and more.

12:30 PM - 12:45 PM

Raffle Winners Announced

12:45 PM - 1:30 PM

Lunch Break

1:30 PM - 3:00 PM

Speed Networking

Meet individuals and build long-lasting relationships with professionals from Apple, Amazon, HubSpot, Google, Capital One, Microsoft, IBM, Credera, and more!

3:00 PM

Closing Ceremony

Thank you to our sponsors!

Premium Sponsor
Other Sponsor

A big thank you to our Premium sponsor


And our other sponsors

Capital One
Big Design
Big Foresight

Schedule Highlights

10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Networking Booth and Breakfast

(Sponsored by Capital One)

Capital One, Big Design and Big Foresight booth

11:00 AM - 11:45 AM

Opening Ceremony & Speaker

Jen Blatz - "How to Keep Cognitive Biases Out of Your Design and Research"

12:00 PM - 12:55 PM

Lunch & Networking

1:00 PM - 1:45 PM


Frances Yllana - "Soft Skills: How to be a Consultant or How to Ideate with Constraints"

1:50 PM - 2:30 PM


Brandon Ward - "UX without the User is Your X"

2:30 PM - 4:00 PM


  • Michael Champlin, Experience Design at projekt202
  • Brittany Sumarsono, Product Designer at Intuit
  • Elisa Miller, Learning Transformation Coach at American Airlines
  • Brian Sullivan, Founder of the Big Design Conference & Director of Design Strategy at Sabre
  • Brandon Ward, Director User Experience at Precocity

4:00 PM - 4:10 PM

Closing Ceremony & Raffle Winner Announcement

4:15 PM - 5:00 PM

Portfolio Review

Sign up for one spot through this link for a 5-minute one-on-one review from some of our presenters.