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Conference kickoff & opening keynote
Dylan will kick things off with opening remarks and some exciting product announcements.
Dylan Field
2021-04-21T09:00:00Z 2021-04-21T09:40:00Z America/Los_Angeles Conference+kickoff+%26+opening+keynote https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fconfig2021 Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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Short stories from the making of… well, we can’t tell you. Yet.
We’ll be taking you behind the scenes of one of the product announcements from the opening keynote.
Priya Kotak Jenny Wen Emily Lin
2021-04-21T09:50:00Z 2021-04-21T10:20:00Z America/Los_Angeles Short+stories+from+the+making+of%E2%80%A6+well%2C+we+can%E2%80%99t+tell+you.+Yet. https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fconfig2021 Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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We should be replaceable: how we can build timeless design systems
Using principles of systems theory, design principles and design culture best practices, Au will demonstrate that great design systems can be timeless.
Au Pleguezuelo
2021-04-21T09:50:00Z 2021-04-21T10:20:00Z America/Los_Angeles We+should+be+replaceable%3A+how+we+can+build+timeless+design+systems https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fconfig2021 Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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Uniting for cross-platform storytelling: Elections at NBC News
Learn how the team at NBC News was able to bring disparate teams together resulting in a clear, consistent picture of the election across platforms.
Kriss Chaumont Ethan Byun Natalie Kuehn
2021-04-21T09:50:00Z 2021-04-21T10:20:00Z America/Los_Angeles Uniting+for+cross-platform+storytelling%3A+Elections+at+NBC+News https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fconfig2021 Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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Exploring spatial software
John will introduce his definition of "spatial software” and dive deeper into the genre's subcategories.
John Palmer
2021-04-21T09:50:00Z 2021-04-21T10:20:00Z America/Los_Angeles Exploring+spatial+software https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fconfig2021 Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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Collaboration Creature Lab I
A workshop to explore Figma research findings and to build a creature that represents our desired collaborative energy.
Cristen Torrey
2021-04-21T10:20:00Z 2021-04-21T11:50:00Z America/Los_Angeles Collaboration+Creature+Lab+I https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fconfig2021 Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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Design bitcoin for everyone
Christoph and Johns are among many contributors to the Bitcoin Design Guide which aims to help both designers and developers create better Bitcoin experiences.
Johns Beharry Christoph Ono
2021-04-21T10:30:00Z 2021-04-21T11:00:00Z America/Los_Angeles Design+bitcoin+for+everyone https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fconfig2021 Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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Thinking through your thinking: Designing the VITAL Ventilator with NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory
Kat shares how engineers at NASA’s JPL built VITAL (Ventilator Intervention Technology Accessible Locally).
Kat Park
2021-04-21T10:30:00Z 2021-04-21T11:00:00Z America/Los_Angeles Thinking+through+your+thinking%3A+Designing+the+VITAL+Ventilator+with+NASA%27s+Jet+Propulsion+Laboratory https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fconfig2021 Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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Behind the gradient: The inner workings of design at Stripe
Join Connie and Tayler to get an overview on Stripe Design - including the complexities the team faces and how they navigate them.
Connie Yang Tayler Aitken
2021-04-21T10:30:00Z 2021-04-21T11:00:00Z America/Los_Angeles Behind+the+gradient%3A+The+inner+workings+of+design+at+Stripe https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fconfig2021 Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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Collaborative creativity
Collaborative creativity is a theory that tries to describe why working together in the open can feel so magical.
Nikolas Klein
2021-04-21T10:30:00Z 2021-04-21T11:00:00Z America/Los_Angeles Collaborative+creativity https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fconfig2021 Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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The journey to interactive components
Interactive components are here! Let's dig into the biggest barrier we had in getting interactive components over the line.
Jamie Wong
2021-04-21T11:10:00Z 2021-04-21T11:40:00Z America/Los_Angeles The+journey+to+interactive+components https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fconfig2021 Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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Should devs design?
Yes, the answer is yes. And not just developers or engineers. Everyone in the team should design.
Mina Bach
2021-04-21T11:10:00Z 2021-04-21T11:40:00Z America/Los_Angeles Should+devs+design%3F https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fconfig2021 Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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Unexpected places: Figma as a space for anything and everything
Creating something from a blank file is magic. Ace wants to empower and excite people to use Figma for anything and everything.
Ace Chen
2021-04-21T11:10:00Z 2021-04-21T11:40:00Z America/Los_Angeles Unexpected+places%3A+Figma+as+a+space+for+anything+and+everything https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fconfig2021 Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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Even by design
Hear stories about imbalances with the design process, reflect on moments of discomfort we have had with our power as designers, and explore tools.
Linda Dounia Rebeiz
2021-04-21T11:10:00Z 2021-04-21T11:40:00Z America/Los_Angeles Even+by+design https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fconfig2021 Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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How to build a compelling vision when building from zero to one
When tasked with building something from scratch, how do you create a proposal and vision that's grounded as well as future-proof?
Helena Jaramillo
2021-04-21T11:50:00Z 2021-04-21T12:20:00Z America/Los_Angeles How+to+build+a+compelling+vision+when+building+from+zero+to+one https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fconfig2021 Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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From relay to road trip: eliminating ego and fostering cross-discipline collaboration
What if we viewed projects less as a baton pass between disciplines and more like a team road trip?
Aubrie Phillips
2021-04-21T11:50:00Z 2021-04-21T12:20:00Z America/Los_Angeles From+relay+to+road+trip%3A+eliminating+ego+and+fostering+cross-discipline+collaboration https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fconfig2021 Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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Pushing Figma to its limits
A group of Figma enthusiasts show how global collaboration led to our novel and mind-boggling solutions, techniques, and hacks that test the limits of Figma.
ShuaiQi Sun Andrei Iancu Chudo Loo Gleb Sabirzyanov Vitalii Sologub
2021-04-21T11:50:00Z 2021-04-21T12:20:00Z America/Los_Angeles Pushing+Figma+to+its+limits https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fconfig2021 Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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What can we learn from the new generation of designers?
We always say we want more diversity of thinking, but how often we actually stop to listen to what a new generation of designers has to say or cares about?
Lucas Coelho
2021-04-21T11:50:00Z 2021-04-21T12:20:00Z America/Los_Angeles What+can+we+learn+from+the+new+generation+of+designers%3F https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fconfig2021 Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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Everything is not fine (and that's okay)
Nannearl will share real experience of feeling overwhelmed and unproductive and things she's done that have helped her to at the very least be okay.
Nannearl Brown
2021-04-21T12:30:00Z 2021-04-21T13:00:00Z America/Los_Angeles Everything+is+not+fine+%28and+that%27s+okay%29 https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fconfig2021 Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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Using Figma to go beyond Figma
Dylan and Vietanh will show a suite of Figma-powered design tools that let their team build out core and global Uber experiences.
Dylan Babbs Vietanh Nguyen
2021-04-21T12:30:00Z 2021-04-21T13:00:00Z America/Los_Angeles Using+Figma+to+go+beyond+Figma https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fconfig2021 Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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Tiny tots have thoughts too!
Kids are remarkable. How do you run safe and productive usability studies with young kids?
Mischelle Mulia
2021-04-21T12:30:00Z 2021-04-21T13:00:00Z America/Los_Angeles Tiny+tots+have+thoughts+too%21 https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fconfig2021 Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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Auditing design systems for accessibility
Learn how to audit components for accessibility issues from design to code using plugins, best practices, and testing tools.
Anna Cook
2021-04-21T12:30:00Z 2021-04-21T13:00:00Z America/Los_Angeles Auditing+design+systems+for+accessibility https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fconfig2021 Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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Designing the Biden-Harris campaign, closing keynote
During the 2020 U.S. presidential election, the Biden-Harris design team designed everything all in one Figma file, all together.
Robyn Kanner
2021-04-21T13:10:00Z 2021-04-21T13:45:00Z America/Los_Angeles Designing+the+Biden-Harris+campaign%2C+closing+keynote https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fconfig2021 Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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Deep dive into Figma’s new features - Opening keynote, Day 2
Spend time with Yuhki, our VP of Product and the team as we take a closer look at the Day 1 launches and how you can use new features in your workflow.
Yuhki Yamashita
2021-04-22T09:00:00Z 2021-04-22T09:40:00Z America/Los_Angeles Deep+dive+into+Figma%E2%80%99s+new+features+-+Opening+keynote%2C+Day+2 https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fconfig2021 Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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Collaboration Creature Lab II
A workshop to explore Figma research findings and to build a creature that represents our desired collaborative energy.
Cristen Torrey
2021-04-22T09:40:00Z 2021-04-22T11:10:00Z America/Los_Angeles Collaboration+Creature+Lab+II https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fconfig2021 Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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Confessions of a flawed designer
Get a glimpse at how Pablo is trying to overcome ego and apathy and what he’s learned along the way.
Pablo Stanley
2021-04-22T09:50:00Z 2021-04-22T10:20:00Z America/Los_Angeles Confessions+of+a+flawed+designer https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fconfig2021 Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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Design critique from hell: How we turned our worst meeting into everyone’s happy place of the week
Julia will explain how her team tackled restructuring the design critiques everyone avoided before.
Julia Kestner
2021-04-22T09:50:00Z 2021-04-22T10:20:00Z America/Los_Angeles Design+critique+from+hell%3A+How+we+turned+our+worst+meeting+into+everyone%E2%80%99s+happy+place+of+the+week https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fconfig2021 Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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Designing for code
John will share how with a few tweaks to your Figma files, teams can use shared language throughout the whole development cycle.
John Meguerian
2021-04-22T09:50:00Z 2021-04-22T10:20:00Z America/Los_Angeles Designing+for+code https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fconfig2021 Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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Grand visions for a design system grounded in reality
Hugo will share his honest account of establishing a multi-platform design system; from the pie-in the sky ideas, to anchoring it to solve tangible problems.
Hugo Raymond
2021-04-22T09:50:00Z 2021-04-22T10:20:00Z America/Los_Angeles Grand+visions+for+a+design+system+grounded+in+reality https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fconfig2021 Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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Live design critique with the Figma design team
Join Noah, Sara, Kelly, and several members of the Figma product design team as they do a real-time design critique on an actual Figma feature…in Figma!
Kelly Li Noah Levin Sara Culver (Figma)
2021-04-22T10:30:00Z 2021-04-22T11:00:00Z America/Los_Angeles Live+design+critique+with+the+Figma+design+team https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fconfig2021 Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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Hitting Ctrl+N: How to work through a design breakup
Shanique will share how she learned to let go of her design darlings, get comfortable sharing scrappy explorations, and discover the lessons from failures.
Shanique Shields
2021-04-22T10:30:00Z 2021-04-22T11:00:00Z America/Los_Angeles Hitting+Ctrl%2BN%3A+How+to+work+through+a+design+breakup https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fconfig2021 Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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Race and recess: Design tools for reducing inequities
We’ll share a set of tools from the Equity Lab on how to add a racial conscious lens when designing for any industry — while having some fun along the way.
Neby Teklu Michelle Molitor
2021-04-22T10:30:00Z 2021-04-22T11:00:00Z America/Los_Angeles Race+and+recess%3A+Design+tools+for+reducing+inequities https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fconfig2021 Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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Low fidelity design: A guide to making your design process inclusive
Don't worry if you're not confident in your sketching abilities. Daniel will share his approach to getting ideas down on paper and digitized.
Daniel Sauble
2021-04-22T10:30:00Z 2021-04-22T11:00:00Z America/Los_Angeles Low+fidelity+design%3A+A+guide+to+making+your+design+process+inclusive https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fconfig2021 Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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Building Sticker Sheets to scale design systems
The process behind creating and organizing a design system from scratch, using our experience as product consultants for large companies.
Angela Pinzon Garcia Santiago Camargo
2021-04-22T11:10:00Z 2021-04-22T11:40:00Z America/Los_Angeles Building+Sticker+Sheets+to+scale+design+systems https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fconfig2021 Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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Playing with Plugins
We'll explore building experimental Figma Plugins that do everything from automating simple design tasks to designing entire apps for you.
Jordan Singer
2021-04-22T11:10:00Z 2021-04-22T11:40:00Z America/Los_Angeles Playing+with+Plugins https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fconfig2021 Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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Rapid prototype testing
hear about best practices for: (1) when to run this type of research (2) how to set up the research process, and (3) scoping your prototypes.
Heather Tompins Christa Simon
2021-04-22T11:10:00Z 2021-04-22T11:40:00Z America/Los_Angeles Rapid+prototype+testing https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fconfig2021 Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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The universal challenges of every scaling design team
This talk will share the top problems scaling design teams face, how you can anticipate them, and be prepared to face them.
David Hoang
2021-04-22T11:10:00Z 2021-04-22T11:40:00Z America/Los_Angeles The+universal+challenges+of+every+scaling+design+team https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fconfig2021 Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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Bringing truth to Figma
Learn methods for auditing the codebase of a product in order to create Styles and Components in Figma that most closely match the Truth of your UI components.
Matt Rosenzweig
2021-04-22T11:50:00Z 2021-04-22T12:20:00Z America/Los_Angeles Bringing+truth+to+Figma https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fconfig2021 Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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Designing typefaces with Figma components and plugins
Come learn how Shana used Figma's flexible tooling platform of components and plugins to build my a custom workflow to fit my needs.
Shana Hu
2021-04-22T11:50:00Z 2021-04-22T12:20:00Z America/Los_Angeles Designing+typefaces+with+Figma+components+and+plugins https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fconfig2021 Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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Figm-illustrations
In this session Joey will take us through the process of constructing detailed vector illustrations in Figma.
Joey Lamelas
2021-04-22T11:50:00Z 2021-04-22T12:20:00Z America/Los_Angeles Figm-illustrations https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fconfig2021 Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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Tending the garden: Headspace team culture
In this session you’ll learn how Headspace Product Design sustains a mindful and energized team while also building a product that promotes the same.
Frank Bach
2021-04-22T11:50:00Z 2021-04-22T12:20:00Z America/Los_Angeles Tending+the+garden%3A+Headspace+team+culture https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fconfig2021 Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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Building a platform at Figma
Join for an inside look into how we build the Figma platform.
Bersabel Tadesse
2021-04-22T12:30:00Z 2021-04-22T13:00:00Z America/Los_Angeles Building+a+platform+at+Figma https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fconfig2021 Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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When design meets machine learning
Lalo has spent the last few months coming up with principles that help design and ML teams achieve their goals - join to learn more.
Lalo Martinez
2021-04-22T12:30:00Z 2021-04-22T13:00:00Z America/Los_Angeles When+design+meets+machine+learning https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fconfig2021 Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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#FigmaandChill, a catalyst to connection, community, & culture
Learn how BIPOC designers from around the world are leveraging emerging technologies to explore design through play and connect the global design community.
Valarie Phoenix Storyboard Dee Aladrian Goods Hope Atina
2021-04-22T12:30:00Z 2021-04-22T13:00:00Z America/Los_Angeles %23FigmaandChill%2C+a+catalyst+to+connection%2C+community%2C+%26+culture https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fconfig2021 Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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New futures, together
Take a walk to the experimental edges of intelligent creative software with Jon.
Jon Gold
2021-04-22T12:30:00Z 2021-04-22T13:00:00Z America/Los_Angeles New+futures%2C+together https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fconfig2021 Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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Turning adversity into impact - Closing keynote, day 2
Dantley will reflect on the impact of adversity personally and how 2020 emphasized the existential challenges facing tech and digital products.
Dantley Davis
2021-04-22T13:10:00Z 2021-04-22T13:50:00Z America/Los_Angeles Turning+adversity+into+impact+-+Closing+keynote%2C+day+2 https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fconfig2021 Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)

Speakers

Kelly Li

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Yuhki Yamashita

Keynote Speaker

Cristen Torrey

Session Lead

Kat Park

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Dylan Field

Keynote Speaker

Aladrian Goods

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Angela Pinzon Garcia

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Au Pleguezuelo

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Bersabel Tadesse

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Christa Simon

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Christoph Ono

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Connie Yang

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Dantley Davis

Keynote Speaker

Dylan Babbs

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Emily Lin

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Ethan Byun

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Heather Tompins

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Jamie Wong

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Kriss Chaumont

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Jenny Wen

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Johns Beharry

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Jon Gold

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Lalo Martinez

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Linda Dounia Rebeiz

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Mina Bach

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Mischelle Mulia

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Neby Teklu

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Nikolas Klein

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Noah Levin

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Pablo Stanley

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Priya Kotak

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ShuaiQi Sun

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Storyboard Dee

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Valarie Phoenix

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Julia Kestner

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John Palmer

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Chudo Loo

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Vietanh Nguyen

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Robyn Kanner

Keynote Speaker

Shana Hu

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Frank Bach

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