Design the Future
January 19–20, 2016: Training
January 20–22, 2016: Conference
San Francisco, CA

Events

Wednesday, January 20

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1:40pm Wednesday, 01/20/2016
Location: Herbst Pavilion
Dan Klyn (University of Michigan )
Average rating: ****.
(4.09, 11 ratings)
Enjoy an afternoon strolling the historic neighborhoods adjacent to Fort Mason led by information architect Dan Klyn. As we walk and talk, we'll investigate the difference between "just a building" and "architecture" and what any of this has to do with designing user experiences for digital products and services. We request that you sign up in advance if you'd like to join. Read more.
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5:45pm Wednesday, 01/20/2016
Location: Southside Theater
Average rating: ****.
(4.30, 20 ratings)
If you had five minutes on stage, what would you say? What if you only had 20 slides, and they rotated automatically after 15 seconds? Would you pitch a project? Teach a hack? We’ll find out at Ignite Design. Hosted by the creator of Ignite, Brady Forrest. Read more.

Thursday, January 21

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10:30am Thursday, 01/21/2016
Location: Exhibit Hall
Average rating: ***..
(3.61, 31 ratings)
The Design Startup Showcase is a place for early stage, design-related companies to present their groundbreaking solutions and tools to VCs, judges, and peers at the O'Reilly Design Conference. Read more.
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10:30am Thursday, 01/21/2016
Location: O'Reilly Booth
Average rating: *****
(5.00, 1 rating)
Author book signings will be held in the O’Reilly booth on Thursday. This is a great opportunity for you to meet O’Reilly authors and to get a free copy of one of their books. Complimentary copies will be provided for the first 25 attendees. Limit one free book per attendee. Read more.
12:00pm Thursday, 01/21/2016
Location: Herbst Pavilion
Birds of a Feather (BoF) sessions provide networking opportunities for attendees interested in the same projects and topics to meet in a casual setting. BoFs topics are created by attendees and can be about individual projects or broader topics (best practices, standards, etc.). Read more.
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5:15pm Thursday, 01/21/2016
Location: Festival Pavilion
Average rating: ***..
(3.96, 26 ratings)
Join us in the Exhibit Hall to mingle with other conference participants in a social setting. Enjoy a drink (or two) while networking and checking out cool tools, innovations, and influencers in the wide world of design. This event is open to all attendees, sponsors, and exhibitors. Read more.

Friday, January 22

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6:45am Friday, 01/22/2016
Location: Sheraton Fisherman's Wharf Hotel Lobby
Average rating: *****
(5.00, 1 rating)
Join us for the inaugural Design Dash: 5K Fun Run and Walk. You don’t have to be a serious runner; we encourage you to go at your own pace and stop to take in views of Alcatraz, the Golden Gate Bridge, and the San Francisco Bay. Read more.
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10:30am Friday, 01/22/2016
Location: Exhibit Hall
Average rating: ***..
(3.79, 19 ratings)
The Design Startup Showcase is a place for early stage, design-related companies to present their groundbreaking solutions and tools to VCs, judges, and peers at the O'Reilly Design Conference. Read more.
12:00pm Friday, 01/22/2016
Location: Herbst Pavilion
Birds of a Feather (BoF) sessions provide networking opportunities for attendees interested in the same projects and topics to meet in a casual setting. BoFs topics are created by attendees and can be about individual projects or broader topics (best practices, standards, etc.). Read more.

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