Designup 22

Reloading Designup for 2022
34 days
to go

sheraton grand
brigade gateway
bangalore

sept 17-18
sat, sun

Register

sheraton grand
brigade gateway
bangalore

sept 17-18
sat, sun

WHY?

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Mind-expanding:
Beyond UI/UX

This isn’t just another “UI/UX” Conference. We showcase stories across the Design-in-Tech spectrum and beyond – shining the light on tales of transformation, growth, and impact. Artists, Anthropologists, Filmakers, Architects, PMs, CXOs, Storytellers— they’ve all been part of our stellar lineup.

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Actionable insights
you can apply

We don’t just share portfolios or inspiration decks, instead DesignUp is focused on bringing you insights that you can action on the next day or week – at work, in life or the community. It’s about going from talking to doing – whether it’s a challenge we throw to you—or you throw to yourself, or your team.

03

The 52 Week Recharge.
136 weeks overdue.

Meet new ideas, re-connect with old friends and make new ones. Hear new perspectives, make friends with speakers over dinner. Uncover insights, connect dots, and soak in the unique creative energy of DesignUp. Get a mega creative recharge in 2 days– enough to last you another 52 weeks!
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20+ events, 7th year, 6th conference

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WHO’S SPEAKING?

Girish
Dalvi

Co-Founder, Ek Type

Professor, IIT-IDC, Mumbai

Chetana
Deorah

Program Partner,
On Deck

Formerly Design Director, Global Growth & Acquisition at Netflix, Coursera

Harish
S.

Head of Design, CRED

Formerly Google, Snapdeal & Adobe

Rahul
Mathan

Partner, Trilegal

Author of - Privacy 3.0: Unlocking Our Data Driven Future, columnist at the Mint

Krish
Ashok

Global Head,
TCS - Digital Workspace

Techie, Musician & Author of Masala Lab

Karthik
Srinivasan

Communication Consultant

Formerly Ogilvy, Edelman, Text100

Soo
basu

Experience Design Manager, Atlassian

Formerly of Adobe & Microsoft

Ayaz
BASRAI

Co-Founder, The Busride
Design Studio

 

Ruchita
MADHOK

Founder/Creative Director
Kahani DesignWorks

Founder/Editor StoryCity

Dharmesh
Ba

Founder, Thousand Faces Club

Research & Insights,
Formerly Setu, udaan

Ashish
Goel

Author, Drawing on Courage

Formerly Design Head Zomato,
Teacher and Entrepreneur

Shirish
Andhare

Head of Product, Twitter india

Formerly Uber India

Neeraj
Mistry

Design Architect,
FactSet

Percussions & Product Design

Drupad Mistry

Interaction Designer,
McKinsey

Musician and Designer

Rasagy
Sharma

Product Designer, Sundial

Data Artist, Creative coder & Sketchnoter

Girish
Dalvi

Co-Founder, Ek Type

Professor, IIT-IDC, Mumbai

Chetana
Deorah

Program Partner,
On Deck

Formerly Design Director, Global Growth & Acquisition at Netflix, Coursera

Harish
S.

Head of Design, CRED

Formerly Google, Snapdeal & Adobe

Rahul
Mathan

Partner, Trilegal

Author of - Privacy 3.0: Unlocking Our Data Driven Future, columnist at the Mint

Krish
Ashok

Global Head,
TCS - Digital Workspace

Techie, Musician & Author of Masala Lab

Karthik
Srinivasan

Communication Consultant

Formerly Ogilvy, Edelman, Text100

Soo
basu

Experience Design Manager, Atlassian

Formerly of Adobe & Microsoft

Ayaz
BASRAI

Co-Founder, The Busride
Design Studio

 

Ruchita
MADHOK

Founder/Creative Director
Kahani DesignWorks

Founder/Editor StoryCity

Dharmesh
Ba

Founder, Thousand Faces Club

Research & Insights,
Formerly Setu, udaan

Ashish
Goel

Author, Drawing on Courage

Formerly Design Head Zomato,
Teacher and Entrepreneur

Shirish
Andhare

Head of Product, Twitter india

Formerly Uber India

Neeraj
Mistry

Design Architect,
FactSet

Percussions & Product Design

Drupad Mistry

Interaction Designer,
McKinsey

Musician and Designer

Rasagy
Sharma

Product Designer, Sundial

Data Artist, Creative coder & Sketchnoter
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YOUR
HOSTS

Suresh
Venkat

Anchor, Editorial Consultant

Actor, Design-Thinker and Media trainer; Formerly with CNBC TV18 & Star TV

Shiva
Viswanathan

Founder, Catenate.io

Former ECD Ogilvy and ED of The Brand Union; Host, The UnMUte Podcast

Jay
Dutta

Founder/Curator, DesignUp

Product Design Head at Udaan, Ex SVP at MMT, Head of Design Adobe IN, Flipkart

Katja
Forbes

Head of Client Experience, CCIB

Formerly MD, DesignIt Australia

REGISTER FOR DUP22

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DesignUp'22
Scholarships

  • Full Access to both conference days: 17 & 18 Sept
  • Conference-kit, Lunches, Tea/coffee & snacks, all included
  • Networking Dinner on 17 Sept included
  • By application only
  • Does not cover travel or stay

FREE

by application only

APPLY

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DESIGNUP.SCHOOL
ALUMNI PASS

  • Full Access to both conference days: 17 & 18 Sept
  • Conference-kit, Lunches, Tea/coffee & snacks, all included
  • Networking Dinner on 17 Sept included
  • Does not cover travel or stay
  • For Alumni of DesignUp.school only (shameless promo)

₹ 21900

₹ 7900

+18% GST

SOLD OUT

SP

Student Pass

  • Full Access to both conference days: 17 & 18 Sept
  • Conference kit, Lunches, Tea/coffee & snacks, all included
  • Networking Dinner on 17 Sept included
  • Does not cover travel or stay
  • For full-time students only
  • You maybe required to show your student ID when collecting your badge

₹ 21900

₹ 8900

+18% GST

BUY

SE

Super
Early Birds

  • Full Access to both conference days: 17 & 18 Sept
  • Conference kit, Lunches, Tea/coffee & snacks, all included
  • Networking Dinner on 17 Sept included
  • Does not cover travel or stay

₹ 21900

₹ 15900

+18% GST

SOLD OUT
Sellout

Selling out fast

Last few Early Bird Passes Left. Regular passes opening up in the next few hours.

Last few Early Bird Passes Left. Regular passes opening up in the next few hours.

Last few Early Bird Passes Left. Regular passes opening up in the next few hours.

EB

EARLY
BIRDS

  • Full Access to both conference days: 17 & 18 Sept
  • Conference kit, Lunches, Tea/coffee & snacks, all included
  • Networking Dinner on 17 Sept included
  • Does not cover travel or stay

₹ 21900

₹ 17900

+18% GST

BUY

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REGULAR
PASS

  • Full Access to both conference days: 17 & 18 Sept
  • Conference kit, Lunches, Tea/coffee & snacks, all included
  • Networking Dinner on 17 Sept included
  • Does not cover travel or stay

₹ 21900

+18% GST

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VENUE

Sheraton Grand by Brigade Gateway is literally 5 mins walk away from the Soap Factory Metro Station on the Green Line. Next to
the Orion Mall. Beat the Bangalore traffic, reach in 20 to 29 mins from MG Road, Indiranagar, JP Nagar, Jayanagar.
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FAQS

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Where's the 2022 venue?

Sheraton Grand is located at the heart of quintessential North Bangalore, in Malleshwaram. It's actually in a sprawling multi-acre complex with the Orion Mall, multiple eateries and breweries, and right next to the Sandal Soap Metro Station (well, there's a story to that too). Here's the map > https://g.page/sheratongrandbangalore?share
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Is public transport available?

Yes, Use the Namma Metro Green Line and get off at Sandal Soap Metro Station - now you wouldn't forget that name in a hurry. The venue is just a 4-6 mins walk away. JP Nagar/Jayanagar down south are about 27-29 mins away, MG Road is 21 mins and further east Indranagar/Byapanahalli are about a similar 25-29 mins away.
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Parking?

There's adequate complimentary parking, or valet parking, and electric charging points at the hotel.
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Accessibility

The venue - Sheraton, is accessible with lifts, ramps and dedicated facilities. For more info please call +91 80-42521000 or visit https://www.marriott.com/en-us/hotels/blrgs-sheraton-grand-bangalore-hotel-at-brigade-gateway/overview/
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Are there any free passes?

Every year we have a limited set of free passes for those who're deserving and need that little support. You'll find the application link via the registration page.
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Why is it paid?

A fee ensures those who attend are not just there to add to the numbers (or keep passing you business cards for their web hosting company) but they are there for a genuine reason: to learn, to share, to interact! This year, with sponsorship becoming more scarce, rising inflation with uncertainty that abounds - the cost to host the event has certainly become much more expensive.
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Can I get a refund?

No, unfortunately not—but you can transfer your tickets (see next Q) to a friend or colleague. Usually our passes get sold out with longer wait lists - so someone is always willing to take it off your hands.
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Can I transfer the tickets?

Yes. You can transfer right upto the day of the event. You have to email us (from the registered email) and let us know the details of the person who you're tranferring it to. Please ask the person to carry a printout of the email as well. Restrictions apply on DesignUp School Alumni and Student passes.
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What's the sponsorship benefits?

Loads - if you're a new brand on the block - you get instant recognition. If you're known - you get bonus points for championing design, innovation and startups. Your stuff is in the goodie bags, your logos are on the right places—we'll event do a social media campaign around sponsors and if you have giveaways or promos, we'll include them too.
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Do you have code of conduct?

Yes of course, and we take it very seriously. In letter and spirit. We want DesignUp events—irrespective of how small or big they are, and our online space — to be safe places for sharing and learning. We celebrate diversity and hope and expect thoughtful, considerate and respectful behaviour from all. And we know you too share these beliefs. More details are at: https://designup.io/the-designup-code-of-conduct/
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I am not a designer. Can I attend?

If you use (or want to use) Design as a differentiator or a leverage, this event is for you. If you work within some aspect of Design or with Designers, then this event is for you. So a big YES—this event is open to all who work in MNCs, startups, boutique agencies or startup-like environments within larger corporations. And if you notice our lineup, its very eclectic!
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I am a designer. What's in it for me?

DesignUp is at the overlap of Design, Tech and Business. This event is for you to reflect upon various aspects of a designer's role and expectations - from Design expectations of C-suite, to designing with data, to learning on the job and more. Its also a place for you to meet other Designers from varied industries, meet mentors and seniors in the fraternity. And expand your network
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Things to do in Bangalore while I'm here

While you're here, make sure you try
  • Authentic Bangalore Food: Ragi Mudde with Spinach or mutton Sambar. Bisibele bath, curds rice at various darshinis (small joints)
  • Filter Coffee: Rajajinagar is the bastion of charming old Bangalore - and a Filter coffee is always nearer than you think
  • Pub Crawl: From the 13th floor to Underground, Bangalore pubs are known for their highs and lows and popular breweries like ABC, Bierre Club
  • Watch a Play: Venture out to Ranga Shankara or Chowdiah Memorial Hall
  • Read Books: at Blossoms, Goobe Books, Champaca and other joints where bookworms hang out
  • Shake your leg: Try dance hotspots with a huge variety from psychedelic trance to Latin Salsa or Tango
  • Take a Walk: Once known as a Garden city, you can walk, jog or do yoga at few remaining green spaces like Cubbon Park

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