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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.

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