HCD Conference 2018: Making Meaning

Conference/Symposium | April 14 | 10 a.m.-4 p.m. |  Jacobs Hall

 Berkeley Innovation

Join Berkeley Innovation on Saturday, April 14, 2018, 10 AM - 4 PM, for our campus-wide Human-Centered Design Conference: Making Meaning. Discover how meaning is created through design – how do we design impactful products? How does design make meaning in our personal lives? How do we create meaningful design from different struggles, challenges, and problems in the industry?


Design thought leaders and managers from Blend, Carbon Health, UCSF, Taylor Design, and other organizations will share their insights through a series of talks, an open Q&A panel, and workshops.

Lunch and snacks will be served.

This event is open to all! Be sure to reserve your ticket before they run out.


Event Schedule:

10:00 AM: Check-in
10:30 AM: Session 1
11:20 AM: Session 2
12:10 PM: Session 3
1:00 PM: Lunch
1:30 PM: Q&A Panel
2:20 PM: Session 4
3:10 PM: Session 5
3:55 PM: Closing Remarks


Pablo Stanley, Designer and Cofounder at Carbon Health
Chantal Jandard, Product Designer at PlanGrid
Melissa Sweet and Kyle Yugawa, Product Designers at Strava
Alexis Lucio, Product Designer at Sysdig, Education Lead at Inneract project
Melissa Smith, UX Researcher at Youtube/Google
Guneet Anand, Associate at SITELAB Urban Studio
Dana Ragouzeos, Design Strategy Lead at UCSF
Tones Porter, Head of Design at Blend
Elizabeth Kovats, Lecturer, Innovation & Design, UC Berkeley-Haas School of Business
More speakers to be announced!

If you require any accommodations to fully participate in this event, please email berkeley.innovation@gmail.com at your earliest convenience.

 All Audiences, General Public, Students - Graduate, Students - Undergraduate


  Buy tickets online

 Lunch + snacks