08:30 - 09:10


09:10 - 09:20

Simon Norris - Opening Address

Founder & CEO at Nomensa

09:20 - 10:00

Olumide Orisafeyijimi

Learning and Development Manager (Global), People and Organisational Development Team at WaterAid

A conversation around the growing importance of building teams to facilitate organisational objectives and the realities of a post-COVID workplace has expanded the requirements of leading individuals. The key components of this talk will focus…

10:00 - 10:40

Joe Knowles

Director of User Experience at Nomensa

Whether we have free will is a contentious subject in philosophy and neuroscience, but there is good evidence to suggest that many of the decisions we make are automatic and not conscious. In fact, most…

11:10 - 11:50

Verity McIntosh

Researcher and Senior Lecturer in Virtual & Extended Realities at UWE Bristol

There has been a lot of chat lately about the ‘metaverse’ and it’s immersive step-parents, Virtual and Augmented Reality. The ability to build whole new worlds, to become the central character in a story, and…

11:50 - 12:30

Benjamin Rand

Global Head of Product Support at CMR Surgical

Versius™, CMR Surgical's highly-decorated surgical robot, is a highly complex collaborative system. Available in theatres around the world, the design of the Service Strategy required deep thought into the mix of human vs computational decisions. …

13:50 - 14:30

Gavin Strange

Director & Designer at Aardman Animations

A neon-soaked passion-filled presentation of all things creativity, trying to strike the elusive balance between uncurbed enthusiasm and pragmatic process. Director & Designer Gavin Strange plots his creative journey through his time in the design…

14:30 - 15:10

Ute Schauberger

Senior Service Designer at Healthcare Improvement Scotland

The NHS is a deeply loved and deeply flawed public institution. The last two years have really brought this contradiction home for a lot of us. As a disabled person, the NHS has featured heavily…

15:40 - 16:20

Marissa Lewis-Peart and Aditi Vyakarnam

Midweight UX Consultant and Senior Product Manager at Immersive Labs

Marissa Lewis-Peart and Aditi Vyakarnam will be speaking about how they executed the goal of delivering three new and disruptive products, within three months, by adopting new team working practices, building cross-functional relationships and creating…

16:20 - 17:00

Jeremy Baines & the Huboo Team

Huboo's UX Team at Huboo

Huboo’s Head of UX, Jeremy Baines will be asking unrehearsed questions to a panel of his product and development colleagues on how we prioritise UX in an ultra-fast-growing business. The recently established Huboo UX team…

17:00 - 21:00

Networking Drinks