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On October 1 and 2 we will share the processes and methodologies behind highly-usable technological products designed to make a positive impact on the world.

Development Conference, October 1

10:30 - 10:40 CET




10:40 - 11:20 CET

Oscar Di Montigny

Climate change is looming, democracy is shaking, collective life and the market are changing faster than our ability to adapt. In these times of dizzying technological innovation, we have neglected to deal with the orientation to be given to our actions. FOR OSCAR DI MONTIGNY, IT IS URGENT TO RETURN THE HUMAN BEING TO THE CENTER OF EVERY SOCIAL SYSTEM. GRATITUDE IS THE COMPASS FOR ORIENTATION. FEELING GRATITUDE AND INSTIL IT IN OTHERS WILL BE THE WAY TO BUILD NEW AND REVOLUTIONARY MODELS, BOTH SOCIAL AND CULTURAL.

Oscar Di Montigny, Chief Innovation, Sustainability & Value Strategy Officer at Banca Mediolanum S.p.A.
President, Flowe S.p.A , President and Founder Be Your Essence (BYE)  


11:20 - 12:00 CET

Valentina Taglioni

She will share her experience in supply and how to manage risks in a pandemic context and overcome the supply chain disruption. 

Valentina Taglioni, Risk Management Officer, Supply Chain Manager, Médecins sans Frontierès



12:00 - 12:40 CET

Maria Shoaib

This talk will start with “why?”, move towards “how?” by explaining key methods of inclusivity and principles of remote team management: design, analysis, using the correct tools to build inclusive remote teams, leading with empathy, and completing the SDLC with diversity.

Maria Shoaib, Software Engineer at Ericsson

12:40 - 13:20 CET

Gianni Puglisi Fabio Fierro

Attention to details is what basically differs an an exceptional website from ordinary one. During this session we will explain the basics of micro-animations and show how React Spring, a spring-physics based animation library, can be easily used for develop them.

Gianni Puglisi is a Senior Frontend Web Developer at Triplesense Reply

Fabio Fierro, Frontend Developer at Triple Sense Reply

13:20 - 14:00 CET

Andrea Saltarello

The son of a deaf person, he soon became well-aware of how disabilities make for a harder living.

During his talk he will cover how technology can be effective when it comes to tackle this kind of life challenges.

Andrea Saltarello, Architect and CTO at Managed Designs


14:00 - 14:40 CET

Dario Chiappetta

In retrospect from an intense experience of Conversational AI in production, with thousands of conversations every day, he would like to describe what we can give to our users with the tools we have available right now, as well as what we can expect to reach as technology advances.

Dario Chiappetta, Data Scientist and Software Engineer at Docebo


14:40 - 15:20 CET

Antonio Capelo

At Ginetta, we have an approach which creates a unified language, brings designers and developers together and allows for increased efficiency.

In this talk I'll describe the path we took, our foundations, learnings and our next steps.

Antonio Capelo, Frontend Engineer at Ginetta

15:20 - 16:00 CET

Adrian Bolonio

We want our web app to be effective, efficient, and satisfying for the user, but a lot of times we don’t think about the user experience for people with disabilities, including people with age-related impairment. How can automated a11y tests  and manual test help us make our interface better?

Adrian Bolonio, Team Lead & Senior Frontend Developer at Willhaben

16:00 - 16:40 CET

Fabio Zecchini

The talk will cover how in the modern digital era, a Product Insights Team works hand in hand with the developers and product teams to support them with data collection, analysis and integrations to optimize and monitor the performance of digital platforms.

Fabio Zecchini, Chief Technology and Data Officer at Musement

Design Conference, October 2

10:30 - 10:40 CET




10:40 - 11:20 CET



Roberta Tassi and Yulya Besplemennova

Along this continuum from automation to augmentation, how can we design meaningful AI experiences characterized by distributed (or even zero) interfaces?

Roberta Tassi founder and design lead at oblo

Yulya Besplemennova service designer and system thinker at oblo

11:20 - 12:00 CET


Nicola Rushton

In this talk, she shares a tool to get perspective on something you're building, and the potential unintended human impact it could have on the world - and what to do about it.

Nicola Rushton, UX Consultant

12:00 - 12:40 CET


Szymon Kaliski

This talk will explore a methodical approach for solving complex design challenges through a mix of computational design and prototyping.

We'll anchor our thinking on the concept of map-territory relation, and how it applies to open-ended problem spaces.

Szymon Kaliski, Designer and Developer at Flow/Control

12:40 - 13:20 CET


Patrizia Bertini

This talk is based on an over 18 months' experience to assess and measure the pains, define and test a solution, define clear KPIs, and deliver user centricity as a habit across 7 globally distributed teams.

Patrizia Bertini, DesignOps Lead at Intuit in London

13:20 - 14:00 CET


Dean Schuster

In this session, you’ll learn the indispensable secrets to help you masterfully define and design compact digital products that help people get real work done. 

Dean Schuster - Founder and partner of Truematter

14:00 - 14:40 CET


Adam Connor

Our ability to critique speaks directly to the quality of these conversations, whether they be designers, developers, stakeholders, or others. Improving these discussions requires us to examine our approaches to identify how we might best give and collect feedback that makes discussions–and our designs–more effective.

Adam Connor, Head of Design at Elixir RX Solutions

14:40 - 15:20 CET


Ashley Lukasik

In this talk, Ashley Lukasik will explore some of the challenges and opportunities made evident in the current context of COVID-19, globalization, emerging technology and social unrest.

Ashley Lukasik, CEO at Murmur Ring

15:20 - 16:00 CET


Ayesha Mazumdar

This talkl covers tips for revamping an existing app, how to spread knowledge throughout your engineering org, and incremental changes you can make to ensure accessibility & inclusive design are an integral part of your processes-from product planning to QA & everything in between.

Ayesha Mazumdar, UX Engineer at Pinterest

16:00 - 16:40 CET


Felix Chang

In this participatory session, Felix Chang, an Associate Strategy Director at Artefact and a Community Involvement Commissioner with the City of Seattle, will highlight ways that designers and professionals can take action to increase inclusion through their work.

Felix Chang, Associate Strategy Director at Artefact Group