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Press Release: February 6, 2017

O'Reilly Design Conference Shapes Future

Sebastopol, CA—Design shapes the future, and successful businesses already embrace it as a core business asset. The O'Reilly Design Conference explores the intersection of design, technology, and business March 19-22, 2017, in San Francisco, CA.

Chairs Leah Buley and Mary Treseler have created a program that delves into design at both strategic and organizational levels. Featured speakers include:

  • Irene Au, Khosla Ventures
  • Ivy Ross, Google
  • John Allspaw, Etsy
  • Alan Cooper, Cooper
  • Julie Zhuo, Facebook
  • Barry Katz, California College of the Arts and Fellow at IDEO, Inc.
  • Kat Holmes, Microsoft
  • Randy Hunt, Etsy
  • Dan Hill, Arup
  • Andra Keay, Silicon Valley Robotics
  • Dan Mall, SuperFriendly
  • Simon Endres, Red Antler
  • Peter Morville, Semantic Studios

Designers, innovators, leaders, and decision makers discuss design's future, technology's impact, their role in the business world, and their potential to influence society at the O'Reilly Design Conference. The event offers designers the skills, connections, and inspiration to create innovative products and services now and in future.

About O’Reilly

O’Reilly Media spreads the knowledge of innovators through its books, online services, magazines, and conferences. Since 1978, O’Reilly Media has been a chronicler and catalyst of cutting-edge development, homing in on the technology trends that really matter and spurring their adoption by amplifying “faint signals” from the alpha geeks who are creating the future. An active participant in the technology community, the company has a long history of advocacy, meme-making, and evangelism.

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