Product Mini Conf with Upside, Huge, GoCanvas and Sandboxx

Oct 24, 2019
| Thursday
6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Upside Business Travel
Product School presents
Who Should Come?
Meet amazing speakers with over 10 years of experience and learn from them about Product Management, User Research and Growth! Designers, managers, and developers are all very welcome to join our insightful and inspiring event!

Schedule and Speakers

6:00
Networking
6:20 PM
Mistakes I've made as a Product Manager
by David Coleman
Senior Product Manager at Upside Business Travel
David Coleman is a Group Product Manager at Upside Business Travel. He has worked in technology and product delivery for fifteen years, making the jump into full time product management five years ago. His career focus has been bringing data products to market, including analytic platforms that leverage machine learning for biometrics and sentiment analysis.
6:50 PM
Understanding your users: how to ask the right questions at the right time
by Nicole Riesenberger
Senior User Researcher at Huge
Nicole is a User Experience Researcher working at the intersection of art and technology. She's passionate about using human-centered design to make technology work for people. With a diverse skill set and experience with a range of research methods, she delivers data-driven solutions that enhance products, processes, and services.
7:20 PM
Guess the Product Game
by Vlad Korobov
Community Organizer at Product School
We will play an interactive game and perform instant user research.
7:30 PM
How Product Managers and UX Researchers can be Best Friends
by Stephanie Pratt
Senior User Experience Researcher at GoCanvas
Stephanie will share the process she has developed in working with product managers to build the best collaborative relationship as she builds out the research practice at her organization. With the trust, expertise, and collaboration between both roles, you can create products that will fit into and enhance the lives of your customers.
8:00 PM
Becoming an amazing Growth PM
by Craig Zingerline
Chief Product Officer at Sandboxx
  1. Learn the basics of growth, and why a growth PM is an incredibly exciting and valuable role
  2. Look at how to approach product development from a growth driven mindset
  3. Walk through example growth tests, and come out with your own set of ideas you can start testing
8:30 PM
Clean up and Closing
Our Sponsors
Upside Business Travel is revolutionizing travel management for small to mid-sized companies, with no fees, no contracts and 3% cash back. Upside's end-to-end platform combines high-tech tools and high-touch support to move businesses forward.

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Huge transforms companies by designing these best-in-class experiences, driven by strong creative and rooted in the technology, data, and organizational strategy required for operational excellence. We combine these capabilities into a single solution, creating unified brand experiences that change industries and foster meaningful relationships with users. This user-centric approach has made us the fastest-growing agency of the past decade.
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