Schedule

One week, many voices. The heart and soul of Design Week Portland is in these events, conceived and hosted by the creative community of an entire city.

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Monday April 8

Evening

April 8, 2019 / 5:30pm9:00pm / Festival Event

Skip the Prototype: Using Agile Design Driven Development in Modern Applications

An Agile process to connect design to development for your next project.

Alchemy Code Lab
April 8, 2019 / 6:00pm8:00pm / Festival Event

Women + The Future

Immersive experience in AR and VR led by a panel of amazing ladies

Ladies' Night PDX & 52 Limited
April 8, 2019 / 7:00pm8:30pm / Festival Event

Designing for Everyone: Accessibility and the Web

Incorporating empathy in design & the best practices for accessibility.

ThinkShout, Inc
April 8, 2019 / 7:00pm8:30pm / Festival Event

FuckUp Nights: Failure by Design

Global movement where stories of failed ideas + projects are celebrated

MFA Collaborative Design + MA Design Systems + BFA in Graphic Design + Illustration at PNCA

Tuesday April 9

Morning

April 9, 2019 / 9:00am11:00am / Festival Event

The Future of Waste: How Portland Can Lead

Translate global insights into local actions in this low-waste workshop.

MADO x SuperDeep Studio
April 9, 2019 / 9:30am11:30am / Festival Event

Are We Ready for Robots?

Hands on Workshop combining Design Thinking and Change Management

Changeship and Kristin Burnett
April 9, 2019 / 10:00am12:00pm / Festival Event

Designing for Fun and Functionality: 99 Ways to Make a Pipe

Designing for Fun and Functionality

Overcup Press
April 9, 2019 / 11:30am1:00pm / Festival Event

Designing your Story in AR/VR for Maximum Impact and Engagement with Frank Spillers

Use storytelling and accessibility to create meaningful social VR/AR.

Interaction Design Foundation

Evening

April 9, 2019 / 5:00pm8:00pm / Festival Event

Designing for the Ear: The Best of Podcasts and Audio Storytelling

Nationally-recognized audio storytellers discuss podcasting for designers.

University of Oregon School of Journalism and Communication - Portland
April 9, 2019 / 5:30pm7:30pm / Festival Event

DESIGN DISRUPTORS Film Screening & Panel Discussion

Watch the InVision documentary and hear from local product design leaders

Cvent & InVision
April 9, 2019 / 6:00pm9:00pm / Festival Event

The Tale of the High West Whiskey Run

Storytelling with Manifold

Manifold
April 9, 2019 / 7:00pm9:00pm / Festival Event

Social Impact Design Workshop

What happens design is unleashed on the city?

Social Impact Lab

Wednesday April 10

Morning

April 10, 2019 / 9:00am12:00pm / Festival Event

Designing an Irresistible Workplace

Organizational culture "bootcamps" to inspire your team's best performance

The PEAK Fleet
April 10, 2019 / 10:30am1:00pm / Festival Event

1,000 Little Tweaks: Prototyping Early to Create Great Digital Products

1,000 Little Tweaks: Prototyping Early to Create Great Digital Products

Work & Co

Afternoon

April 10, 2019 / 12:00pm2:00pm / Festival Event

Design the Unseen

Go beyond the visual to design our built environment.

University of Oregon Institute for Health in the Built Environment

Evening

April 10, 2019 / 6:00pm9:00pm / Festival Event

The Metaphysical Photo Booth

A sensual mood-enhancing photo booth experience

New Age Design Studio
April 10, 2019 / 6:00pm8:30pm / Festival Event

Make Love Not Ads

Thoughtfully crafting the path to brand love, from discovery to loyalty.

NORTH
April 10, 2019 / 6:00pm8:00pm / Festival Event

Humans, AI & The Future of Transportation

Design leaders explore how AI is transforming transportation as we know it.

Particle Design
April 10, 2019 / 6:00pm9:00pm / Festival Event

Inclusive Content, Ethical Design, and All of Us

Sara Wachter-Boettcher speaks on what we can do about non inclusive tech.

EY Design Studio (Formerly Citizen)
April 10, 2019 / 6:30pm9:00pm / Festival Event

Making Design Matter: A panel discussion on measuring what we design

Find out what happens when we measure what we design

b:ask collective

Thursday April 11

Morning

April 11, 2019 / 9:00am12:00pm / Festival Event

Designing an Irresistible Workplace

Organizational culture workshop to inspire your team's best performance

The PEAK Fleet
April 11, 2019 / 9:00am10:30am / Festival Event

Public Speaking for Designers

Learn how to design a talk and tips for feeling confident while speaking

Women Talk Design

Afternoon

April 11, 2019 / 4:00pm6:00pm / Festival Event

Retail Environment Design Workshop: A Pop-Up!

Participants work in teams to brainstorm and prototype a retail concept!

EYELEVEL

Evening

April 11, 2019 / 6:00pm11:30pm / Festival Event

Portland Indie Game Squad Presents: Drink N' Draw @ DWP

Lightning round game-inspired drawing, and video game demos

Portland Indie Game Squad
April 11, 2019 / 6:00pm9:00pm / Festival Event

G(AI)ME TIME

A new sport, invented by AI, proven by humans. Played for the first time.

AKQA
April 11, 2019 / 6:00pm9:00pm / Festival Event

Designing Across Senses

Multimodal design: speech, touch, haptic, gestural, and VR

UX Book Club PDX

Friday April 12

Afternoon

April 12, 2019 / 2:00pm4:30pm / Festival Event

Performing Interaction Design

Interaction is performative, design methods are static. Come shake it up!

The Institute for Comedic Inquiry (IFCI) and plus & greater than (+&>)
April 12, 2019 / 2:00pm3:00pm / Festival Event

Avoiding Design Debt in a Constantly Evolving Digital Landscape

Avoiding Design Debt in a Constantly Evolving Digital Landscape

Emerge Interactive
April 12, 2019 / 4:00pm8:00pm / Festival Event

Post Modern Home: The Remix

Post Modern Home: The Remix

Cielo Home

Evening

April 12, 2019 / 5:00pm7:00pm / Festival Event

Design with Accessibility in Mind

NWEA will educate and inspire to design with accessibility in mind.

NWEA

Saturday April 13

Afternoon

April 13, 2019 / 1:00pm3:00pm / Festival Event

User Experience in XR

Join Instrument to explore the fundamentals of UX for immersive media.

Instrument