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Disco Conf 2022: A journey into discovery, design, and research

Disco Conf 2022: A journey into discovery, design, and research

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A journey into discovery, design, and research by MazeDiscovery is a mindset. It transforms questions into decisions, data into stories, and insights into direction. Join us at Disco Conf to embrace the power in curiosity, collaboration, and continuous learning.GlobalUniting minds across the globe, Disco Conf sparks thinking between design, product, and research to ignite the next generation of insights-driven teams.VirtualAn online conference by design—Disco Conf takes place remotely and welcomes all travelers across the information superhighway.Curiosity-LedBorn of the explorer’s spirit and drive to learn, Disco Conf inspires the pursuit of questions and building from insight.Dan Brown
Information Architect | EightShapesSara Sodine Parr
Research Lead | AirbnbWendy Johansson
Co-founder & Chief Product Experience Officer
 | MiSalud.aiBehzod SirjaniFounder | Yet Another Studio
Rüya InceUX Researcher | Adidas, HuxleyTiziana Alocci
Information Designer & Data Artist | Independent Srishti MehrotraLead UX Researcher | AirtelDan SingerResearch Lead | Stack OverflowAdilice SanchesSenior Product Researcher | PleoDavid HoangDirector of Product Design | WebflowUday GajendarDesign Manager | Aurora SolarVictoria Cao Product Research Manager | Credit KarmaDr. Megan PirrungProduct Design Scientist | HyperscienceChloe MacKieVP Product | Exploration XJonathan WidawskiCEO & Co-Founder | MazeDisco Conf will take place over two days from October 25-26, live streaming from 10am – 4pm daily (🇺🇸ET) / 5pm – 11pm (🇪🇺CET).Just as Maze is globally distributed, Disco Conf is an entirely remote and virtual conference. Join in from anywhere and represent your place among a global audience.Where can I find the full agenda?As we announce speakers, the agenda will be updated and published here.Will the conference be recorded?To keep the good times rolling after Disco Conf ends, we’ll be sharing recordings of our speaker presentations so you can catch up on what you missed—or play back your favorite highlights.Is Disco Conf really free?Yes, you heard right! There’s no ticket cost to tune in to Disco Conf. All you have to do is register to attend.I can’t wait til October. Is there a place to stay up to date before the conference?Once registered you’ll be kept in the loop on all details directly through email. However, The Maze Community will also be unveiling a space to connect and socialize on all things Disco Conf. If you haven’t already joined the Maze Community, you can join the directory here.  » Read More

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