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Design Leadership Camp Palm Springs, January 19–22, 2020

You Set the Agenda

At Design Leadership Camp, everyone is a presenter, and has important insights to share. During our time together, we’ll dig into challenges that you’re facing right now, and open up conversations for solutions. We connect with everyone prior to Camp, so rest assured, we’ll talk about the things you care about most.


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“Very inspiring and motivating to discuss with Design Leaders from various industries about similar questions or challenges that we face.”

— Caroline Law, Design Manager, Data Science | Head of Studio, IBM Analytics Design, SF, IBM


Sample Agenda

Here’s last year’s agenda, to give you an idea of how the days will unfold…

Sunday, January 19

Monday, January 20

  • 9:00–10:30 AM : Breakfast

  • 11:00 AM–1:00 PM : Opening & Introductions 

  • 1:00–2:30 PM : Lunch 

  • 2:30–4:00 PM : The Role of the Design Leader

  • 4:00–4:15 PM : Break 

  • 4:20–5:20 PM : Campers’ Choice (Managing/Mentoring Designers, Avoiding Burnout, The ROI of Design)

  • 5:25–5:30 PM : Wrap Up

  • 6:00–7:00 PM : Happy Hour

  • 7:30 PM : Group Dinner

Tuesday, January 21

  • 9:00–10:30 AM : Breakfast

  • 11:00 AM–12:00 PM : Building, Scaling & Leading Teams & Culture

  • 12:00–1:00 PM : Campers’ Choice (Managing Stakeholders, Your Career Path, Building a Culture of Experimentation)

  • 1:00–2:30 PM : Lunch 

  • 2:30–4:00 PM : Process

  • 4:00–4:15 PM : Break 

  • 4:20–5:20 PM : Campers’ Choice (Building Diverse Teams. Mission, Vision & Core Values, Effective Communication)

  • 5:25–5:30 PM : Wrap Up

  • 6:00–7:00 PM : Happy Hour

  • 7:30 PM : Open Dinner

Wednesday, January 22

  • Morning : Rest and relax or join us for some fun activities

  • 2:00–3:00 PM : Selling Design

  • 3:00–4:00 PM : Campers’ Choice (OKRs, Imposter Syndrome, Preparing the Next Generation of Designers)

  • 4:00–4:15 PM : Break 

  • 4:20–5:20 PM : Open Skate

  • 5:20–5:30 PM : Wrap Up

  • 7:30–10:00 PM : Closing Dinner

Campers’ Choice: As a group, we decide the topics we’d like to dig into deeper, and break out into small groups. Nothing is off limits, so bring your ideas and questions to the table.

Campers’ Choice: As a group, we decide the topics we’d like to dig into deeper, and break out into small groups. Nothing is off limits, so bring your ideas and questions to the table.

Thursday, January 23

  • Anytime : Head home when you're ready, or stay a few extra days!

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