Charged Talks 2019

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Sudbury Theatre Centre

170 Shaughnessy Street

Greater Sudbury, ON P3E 3E7

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The Charged Talks bring together the design and technology communities to learn, collaborate and build long term relationships.

About this Event

The Charged Talks feature talks from prominent industry leaders with unique and engaging perspectives on the intersection of technology and design, that will offer attendees insights to leverage collaboration between the two disciplines.

Interested in signing up for the Charged Workshop? Register here.

Who is this for?

This conference is for students and professionals of both the design and technology sector. Graphic Designers, UI Designers, UX Designers, Product & Project Managers, Startup & Studio Owners, Industrial Designers. Anyone interested in building and designing products.

Schedule

6:00 pm - Doors open

6:45 pm - Opening remarks

7:00 pm - Andréa Crofts - Designing for Digital Health

7:45 pm - Frank Bach - Designing for Joy

8:30 pm - Reception

Speakers

Andréa Crofts

Andréa Crofts is a design leader and community builder. She is the Director of Product Design at League, a digital-first health benefits platform focused on preventative health.

With a deep love for creating exceptional and accessible human-centered experiences, Andréa’s work lives at the intersection of inclusivity, accessibility and design ethics. She has applied this mindset to her work for companies like Wealthsimple, RBC, and World Vision.

TALK: DESIGNING FOR DIGITAL HEALTH

The rise in mental health as a result of situational stress is a prevailing theme in today’s society, and some of the products we’re building are the root cause. But we have the power to change this.

As creators of digital products, how might we enable our users to be more present in their lives?

Frank Bach

Frank Bach is a Lead Product Designer at Headspace in LA. Prior to this, he worked at Edenspiekermann on Red Bull TV. He's interested in the relationship between mindfulness and creativity: how meditation can empower you to be a stronger designer and more engaged contributor. His work spans product, growth, and brand design.

FastCo named Headspace one of the most innovative companies in the world and Forbes listed them as one of the top 10 game changing apps.

TALK: DESIGNING FOR JOY

Go beyond functionality, and add joy to digital products by adding an element of delight to experiences. In this talk, learn strategies and from lessons learned in how to create apps that break down barriers between humans and technology. By adding an organic and tangible touch with design, interactions, and going beyond user expectations, you can create long-lasting and engaging products that people connect with on an emotional level.

Code of Conduct

Charged is an inclusive event that encourages learning, networking and fun for everyone. We ask that participants encourage open dialogue, respect the perspectives of others, and foster a safe and friendly environment.

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Sudbury Theatre Centre

170 Shaughnessy Street

Greater Sudbury, ON P3E 3E7

Canada

View Map

Refund Policy

Contact the organizer to request a refund.

Eventbrite's fee is nonrefundable.

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