Design Leadership Days, September 18–20, 2019, Seattle, WA

Join Fellow Design Leaders in Seattle

The design leadership movement has caught fire and there is no stopping it. So let’s celebrate the strides we’ve made and continue to educate ourselves and build community. Design Leadership Days Seattle is three days of connecting, sharing and learning like no other.

Many of the most admired leaders in the industry will be taking the stage to speak on a wide range of topics including the ROI of design, growing teams, process at scale, change management, diversity in products, the impact of design, self care and more. If you are a design leader, this is your event.


September 18–20, 2019
Fremont Foundry
154 North 35th St.
Seattle, WA 98103

Register to Join Us

We’ll kick things off with a top-secret viewing of a film yet to be named, before settling in for two days of inspiration, insights and actionable strategies from amazing design leaders.

Love from the Community

We’re excited to host the inaugural class for this event. Here’s what alumni had to say about previous design leadership events:


“I think I'll look back a few years from now and see how DLC was a pivot in my focus, career and energy. So many new friends and ideas have their genesis at that camp.”

— Scott Welliver, Design Manager, Experience Design, Comcast


“What a great event! Connecting with peers across so many industries to discuss the mutual challenges that Design faces every day was inspiring and validating. The intimate nature of a small event like this left me feeling like I have a new support network I can bounce ideas off and ask for advice.”

— Shelley Armstrong, Senior Director, Customer Experience & User Interface Design, NCR


“There is no other venue that brings top UX leadership together to discuss and debate the challenges they face on a daily basis. It's therapy and peer-mentorship rolled all into one!”

— Russ Wilson, Director, Cloud UX, Google


“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

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