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Friday, November 10
 

9:00am

DesignUp - GearingUp for Day One
Speakers
avatar for Jay Dutta

Jay Dutta

Founder, Curator, DesignUp Conference
Ambidextrous Typo-snob, compulsive curator, Designer-in-a-VC. I curate the DesignUp newsletter and the annual Conference, mentor startups and my Design Team at travel site MakeMyTrip. Always looking forward to meeting people with a passion to change their world and ideas to make a... Read More →


Friday November 10, 2017 9:00am - 9:15am
ITC Gardenia (Mysore Hall) Bengaluru

12:30pm

DesignUp > Look-back/Look-ahead
JD, founder of DesignUp, does a super short look back at 2016, a in-progress review of 2017 and a sneak peek of what's ahead in 2018...Don't miss!

Speakers
avatar for Jay Dutta

Jay Dutta

Founder, Curator, DesignUp Conference
Ambidextrous Typo-snob, compulsive curator, Designer-in-a-VC. I curate the DesignUp newsletter and the annual Conference, mentor startups and my Design Team at travel site MakeMyTrip. Always looking forward to meeting people with a passion to change their world and ideas to make a... Read More →


Friday November 10, 2017 12:30pm - 12:50pm
ITC Gardenia (Mysore Hall) Bengaluru

2:00pm

Lightning Talks: Designing for India
When it comes to designing digital products, India poses some unique challenges: varying levels of literacy, a vast library of living languages (and scripts), patchy data connectivity and more mobiles than toilets. Hear the stories of two founders from the trenches—their learnings and un-learnings.

Speakers
avatar for Farid Ahsan

Farid Ahsan

CoFounder & CEO, ShareChat
Co-Founder/CEO of Sharechat, a regional language meme sharing app that’s growing exponentially
avatar for Arpita Kapoor

Arpita Kapoor

CEO, Mech Mocha
CoFounder/CEO of India-focused gaming startup MechMocha


Friday November 10, 2017 2:00pm - 3:00pm
ITC Gardenia (Mysore Hall) Bengaluru

3:00pm

Design Panel: What Users Want?

How do you gather deep insights, and predict with precision what users want, love and need? How do you find that elusive product market fit? Fail fast, learn faster? And how do hardware startups prototype, test and learn? Join our panelists for this interactive session, stories from the real world and get your questions answered


Moderators
AB

Anshuman Bapna

Chief Product Officer, Makemytrip

Speakers
avatar for Amit Kapoor

Amit Kapoor

Founder Partner and CEO, NarrativeViz Consulting
I am passionate about structuring & syntheses and you will often find me practising my skills of listening and storytelling - in that order. I believe in the “Less is More” philosophy and consider simplicity as a driving principle in doing any work. I am currently experimenting... Read More →
avatar for Ripul Kumar

Ripul Kumar

Head of User Experience, Tally Solutions Private Limited
Co-founded and profitably ran a global design research, UX and innovation consulting company for > 11 years> 20 years experience executing > 1000 UX research, design, and innovation projects across the globeExpert in UX research methodsDeep understanding of people, business, and technology... Read More →
avatar for Nishma Pandit

Nishma Pandit

Director, Ticket Design Pvt Ltd
Co-founder and Director of Pune based Industrial Design firm TicketDesign—specialising in consumer, industrial and medical products.


Friday November 10, 2017 3:00pm - 4:00pm
ITC Gardenia (Mysore Hall) Bengaluru

4:30pm

Design Debate: We Don’t Need No education

What does Design education mean in the age of gig economy and career pivots? Where engineers pivot to Design and Designers pivot to Product Management roles? With MOOCs and self-paced learning, do university courses still hold the same relevance?

What are the options for you if you were looking to move to a career in Design, or move away to a career in Product Management or any of the new emergent areas? Our panelists’ debate, discuss and answer your questions…


Moderators
Speakers
avatar for Arvind Lodaya

Arvind Lodaya

Strategic Innovation & Branding Consultant, ALo Consulting
Former Dean of Design Education at Srishti, Visiting faculty and Corporate Programs facilitator
avatar for Alysha Naples

Alysha Naples

Chief Experience Officer, Tin Drum
Coach, Consultant, Designer #AR #VR | Former Sr Director of UX @MagicLeap @AKQA | Former Senior Adjunct Professor @CCA Alysha Naples has spent a lot of time in the future, simultaneously pushing the frontiers of design within emerging tech while forging the path to adoption within... Read More →
avatar for Aashish Solanki

Aashish Solanki

Founder & Design Director, NetBramha Studios
Armed with over 12+ years of design experience he is a firm believer of disruption with design. He is the founder & designer director at NetBramha Studios, a pioneer in design thinking & strategic user experience design services. Their work has impacted 100+ million users across... Read More →


Friday November 10, 2017 4:30pm - 5:30pm
ITC Gardenia (Mysore Hall) Bengaluru
 
Saturday, November 11
 

9:15am

Welcome to Day 2
Speakers
avatar for Jay Dutta

Jay Dutta

Founder, Curator, DesignUp Conference
Ambidextrous Typo-snob, compulsive curator, Designer-in-a-VC. I curate the DesignUp newsletter and the annual Conference, mentor startups and my Design Team at travel site MakeMyTrip. Always looking forward to meeting people with a passion to change their world and ideas to make a... Read More →


Saturday November 11, 2017 9:15am - 9:25am
ITC Gardenia (Mysore Hall) Bengaluru

12:15pm

Keynote 9 : Jayawant Tiwari
Speakers
avatar for Jayawant Tiwari

Jayawant Tiwari

Principal Design Manager, Microsoft
Jayawant Tewari, or just JT, heads multi-disciplinary design teams at Microsoft Bangalore and Hyderabad, working on established productivity software and services that are used by millions of people and organizations across the world every day, as well as research-based incubations... Read More →


Saturday November 11, 2017 12:15pm - 1:00pm
ITC Gardenia (Mysore Hall) Bengaluru

2:00pm

Lightning Talks: Designing With Data
Design practitioners share their stories of designing with data, designing data stories and getting data-inspired. Practical, insightful and actionable – these are a great introduction, and a deep dive, into the world of Data in Design. 

Speakers
avatar for Raghunandh

Raghunandh

Associate Data Scientist, Noodle.ai
avatar for Rasagy Sharma

Rasagy Sharma

Designer, Mapbox


Saturday November 11, 2017 2:00pm - 3:00pm
ITC Gardenia (Mysore Hall) Bengaluru

3:00pm

Design Debate: Building Loyalty

With a plethora of products, newer entrants and new startups challenging the established order – loyalty and engagement is an increasingly elusive quest. So how does one one build loyalty, engagement and returning customers? Deals, discounts, cash-backs are one way but does it stick? Can product Design build in triggers, features, and routines that are sticky, endearing and encourage trust? The panel tackles this head on…


Moderators
avatar for Shiva Kumar

Shiva Kumar

Executive Director, Apparatus Media Lab
Shiva brings in 19 years of true market experience in print and interactive design. Prior to founding Apparatus Media Lab in 2003 Shiva served as Director-Creative at Netkraft Private Limited - an enterprise software solution provider, Bangalore, India. He had the responsibility of... Read More →

Speakers
avatar for Meeta Malhotra

Meeta Malhotra

Co-Founder, Varana Design
3x founder, angel investor, brand and marketing practitioner, advisor @Kstart @Voonik @YourStory
avatar for Ninad Raval

Ninad Raval

VP of Product & Design, Flock
Ninad Raval is the VP of Product and Design at Flock. Ninad has over 15 years of experience in product and interaction design. He has a keen interest in helping businesses design simple multi-screen, data-driven products with a focus on bridging user goals and business objectives.In... Read More →


Saturday November 11, 2017 3:00pm - 4:00pm
ITC Gardenia (Mysore Hall) Bengaluru

4:30pm

Panel Discussion: Design is Dead, Long Live Design

The world of design practice is changing – influenced by new technologies, data, AI and more. A new wave of Design practitioners is increasingly learning about design in their spare time. AI is looking to disrupt some of our routines, work processes, and design systems. What do all of these mean for current and future Designers? The panel reflects in this candid interactive chat.


Moderators
avatar for Jay Dutta

Jay Dutta

Founder, Curator, DesignUp Conference
Ambidextrous Typo-snob, compulsive curator, Designer-in-a-VC. I curate the DesignUp newsletter and the annual Conference, mentor startups and my Design Team at travel site MakeMyTrip. Always looking forward to meeting people with a passion to change their world and ideas to make a... Read More →

Speakers
avatar for Ashwini Asokan

Ashwini Asokan

CoFounder & CEO, MadStreetDen
Ashwini Asokan is the Founder & CEO of Mad Street Den, a Computer Vision and Artificial Intelligence company. At Mad Street Den, Ashwini and her team of 60, give the power of sight and learning to machines, teaching them to see and experience the world like we humans do. Working... Read More →
avatar for Khoi Vinh

Khoi Vinh

Principal Designer, Adobe
Principal Designer @Adobe | Former Design Director @NYTimes | Blogger Subtraction.comKhoi Vinh is Principal Designer at Adobe, where he is charged with aligning Adobe’s design initiatives more closely with its customers, its partners and the community. Previously, he was design... Read More →

Workshop Leaders
avatar for Justin Bolognino

Justin Bolognino

CEO, META
Founder/CEO at META | Designer/Curator LAB @ Panorama #SynchronicityArchitect Justin Bolognino’s (the “g” is silent) endeavors are threaded by experiential, real-time design and technology focused on revealing hidden human connections. The “Synchronicity Architect” is Founder... Read More →


Saturday November 11, 2017 4:30pm - 5:30pm
ITC Gardenia (Mysore Hall) Bengaluru