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Good news and more good news

Good news: we’ve sold out of our regular tickets to the DesignOps Summit. (It’s absolutely fantastic that so many people are interested in design and research operations!) And more good news: we’ve found a way to accommodate additional attendees with a new class of ticket—we’re calling them “New Yorker” tickets—which are a little less expensive Read more

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We’re nearly sold out

As of Tuesday September 11, 3pm EDT, there are only 20 tickets remaining for the DesignOps Summit. We’re delighted to be nearly at capacity two months before the conference takes place! We also know how much interest there is in Design and Research Operations, so we’re hard at work exploring a variety of options to Read more

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Scholarships to attend the DesignOps Summit

High-quality conferences can be expensive—especially for those from underserved groups. So we’re offering five scholarships to deserving candidates. Each scholarship includes a complimentary ticket to the two-day main conference and, if you’re from outside the New York City metropolitan area, a US$700 travel stipend. To apply, please complete the application by midnight ET, Sunday September 16. Read more

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Announcing our conference emcee!

Big news: the wonderfully electric Meredith Black (Head of Design Operations at Pinterest) just agreed to emcee this year’s DesignOps Summit! If you attended last year’s Summit, you’ll likely remember Meredith’s talk, Scaling Design Culture, which was a huge hit. She’ll be on stage throughout our two-day main conference, introducing the themes, weaving together the Read more

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Early bird registration ends today

Planning to join us for the DesignOps Summit this November? Early bird rates end today (Tuesday, August 28) at 11:59pm EDT. Last chance to save up to US$350 on your ticket; register now!

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Another workshop sells out

Harry Max’s Prioritization: Beyond Getting Things Done is now officially sold out, joining Kristin Skinner and Peter Merholz’s Design Your Design Organization.  While you can get on Harry’s waitlist, you might consider snagging a seat at another of our remaining day-long workshops, all taking place Friday, November 9: Kevin Hoffman’s Better Facilitation, Better Meetings, Better Read more

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Get a discounted room at our official conference hotel

We’ve secured a limited number of discounted rooms at the Stewart Hotel (371 Seventh Avenue). You really won’t find a more convenient location—it’s just a five minute walk away from the Fashion Institute of Technology, our conference venue. Visit our Locations page for details about the Stewart and how to register at the discounted rate.  

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New workshop added: Dave Malouf’s Introduction to Design Operations (November 9)

As we mentioned recently, one of our workshops has already sold out, and another soon will. So we’ve added a fifth day-long workshop to our November 9 schedule: Dave Malouf’s Introduction to Design Operations. Dave has done as much as anyone to define Design Operations as a practice through his teaching and writing, and by serving Read more

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Workshops already selling out

There are still almost two weeks to go before the DesignOps Summit’s early bird registration deadline (August 28). But one of our workshops has already sold out: “Design Your Design Organization,” taught by Peter Merholz and Kristin Skinner. We’ve set up a waiting list if spots open up—and we’re looking to add a fifth workshop Read more

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Preliminary program now live!

We’re excited to share the DesignOps Summit 2018 preliminary program! We say “preliminary” because our sessions’ titles and descriptions will get tuned between now and November. As with every Rosenfeld Media conference, we spend months torturing, er, working closely with our speakers  to tune their content and presentation style. We also have some “TBD” spaces Read more

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Lowest ticket price ends Tuesday July 17

We’re hard at work on the 2018 DesignOps Summit program, and plan to begin unveiling it this week. But if you’re sure you plan to attend this year, go ahead and register now. The sneak peek rate—the lowest we’ll offer—ends tomorrow (Tuesday, July 17) at 11:59pm EDT. (Note that the low rate for education/government/non-profit folks Read more

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