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Keynote Speaker

Kelly McGonigal

Health Psychologist, Lecturer and Author, Stanford University

As a pioneer in the field of "science-help," her mission is to translate insights from psychology and neuroscience into practical strategies that support personal well-being and strengthen communities.

Speaker Info

Andy Budd

Managing Director, Clearleft

As a renown UX Designer and CEO of Clearleft, Andy helps companies like The BBC, Virgin Holidays and Penguin Random House with issues of digital transformation.


Anna Pickard

Creative Director, Voice and Tone at Slack, Slack

Anna Pickard is a creative director at Slack, charged not only with bringing voice and personality to a piece of software, and everything around it, but also maintaining that energy, entertainment and charm across a dramatically-expanding company.


Gene Kogan

Programmer and artist,

Gene Kogan is an artist and a programmer who is interested in generative systems, artificial intelligence, and software for creativity and self-expression.

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Elizabeth Buie

Senior User Experience Consultant, Sigma Consulting Solutions Ltd

Elizabeth Buie has recently returned “home” to UX practice after an immersive excursion into academia, for which she crossed the pond to do a PhD at Northumbria University -- and for which she has successfully defended her thesis.

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Erik Dahl

Researcher, Strategist, Designer, Independent Consultant

Erik works as an interaction designer, user experience designer, information architect and design anthropologist, and works on everything from websites, applications, products, wearables, environments, and services.