16th July 2019
DesignUp 2019

The fourth edition of DesignUp returns to Bengaluru, the Silicon Valley of India and this time, it is more than just a conference – it is a festival dedicated to amplifying the design voice within the world of technology with bigger programmes for wider audiences. With over 9 events across 5 days, the Festival’s theme remains design-in-tech and design-for-tech. It will focus on raising the design agenda within tech-companies, tech-led businesses and non-profits through experiential conferences, workshops, screenings, talks, design-pop-ups, salons, and much more from 12 – 16 November 2019 in Bengaluru, India.

DesignUp is an open, ongoing conversation around the theory & practice of design in technology, encompassing emerging technology and evolving methodologies. The Festival’s flagship conference is Asia’s premier conference for design-in-tech, and along with a series of diverse events aim to bring practitioners, leaders & learners together, fusing insights from around the world.

Key highlights of the volunteer-driven and community-led Festival include a two-day design conference where speakers will explore a range of topics including New Product Development, Design & Data, AR, VR and Mixed Reality, User Research & Insights, AI & ML, Ethics and Design Leadership that will contribute to the craft and practice of design discipline in technology. The confirmed speakers include Jon Kolko, Partner, Modernist Studio / Founder, Austin Center for Design; Eric Quint – VP and Chief Design Officer, 3M; Payal Arora, Digital Anthropologist, Author, Lecturer Erasmus Univ Rotterdam, Ovetta Sampson, Design lead and AI Researcher IDEO Chicago, Simone Rebaudengo, Founder Automato.farm Shanghai, teacher/film-maker, Andy Budd, Founder/Director ClearLeft, Founder/Curator Ux London & Leading Design and Alysha Naples, Chief Experience Officer, Tin Drum.

For further information, please visit https://designup.io

Image Credit: DesignUp 2018.