Beyond Design: Moving from Practice to Transformation 
April 14-17, 2020
Hilton Austin, TX

Workshop Day: Wednesday, April 15

Design Thinking University

9:00 am - 4:30 pm 101: Brand New to Design Thinking A full day, immersive experience living the Design Thinking mindset.
A full day, immersive experience living the Design Thinking mindset.
This introduction to Design Thinking provides a crash course on the design thinking mindset, from the fundamentals of human-centered design to the design thinking mindset in practice. Beyond just the step-by-step methodology, take this opportunity to live human-centered design with the opportunity to address real case challenges and conduct primary research through interaction with Austin’s lively downtown scene. At the conclusion of Design Thinking University, you’ll feel confident in your ability to action design thinking principles throughout your organization. Walk away with an actionable toolkit to improve design methodologies both at the project and functional levels.

Should I attend? This session is ideal for those who are new to design thinking methods, need a deeper understanding of the design thinking process or who require a refresher on how to effectively facilitate the design thinking process.

Facilitation Boot Camp

9:00 am - 4:30 pm 101: New to Implementing A full day, immersive experience living the Design Thinking mindset.
A full day, immersive experience living the Design Thinking mindset.
This introduction to Design Thinking provides a crash course on the design thinking mindset, from the fundamentals of human-centered design to the design thinking mindset in practice. Beyond just the step-by-step methodology, take this opportunity to live human-centered design with the opportunity to address real case You’ve started this journey—but are you effective at executing? This boot camp will deep dive into skills necessary to deliver effective workshops and sprints as a facilitator.


Should I Attend? This session is ideal for leaders looking to build their facilitation skills and for those who will begin facilitating workshops at scale. You will learn best practices around the soft skills necessary to drive your purpose home. 

Design Thinking in Real Life

9:00 am - 4:30 pm 201: Intermediate Design Thinkers A full day, immersive experience living the Design Thinking mindset.
A full day, immersive experience living the Design Thinking mindset.
This introduction to Design Thinking provides a crash course on the design thinking mindset, from the fundamentals of human-centered design to the design thinking mindset in practice. Beyond just the step-by-step methodology, take this opportunity to live human-centered design with the opportunity to address real case You’ve started this journey—but are you effective at executing? This boot camp will deep dive into skills necessary to deliver effective workshops and sprints as a facilitator.


Should I Attend? This session is ideal for leaders looking to build their facilitation skills and for those who will begin facilitating workshops at scale. You will learn best practices around the soft skills necessary to drive your purpose home. 

Design Thinking Power Hours

9:00 am - 4:30 pm 301: Advanced Designers A full day, immersive experience living the Design Thinking mindset.
A full day, immersive experience living the Design Thinking mindset.
This introduction to Design Thinking provides a crash course on the design thinking mindset, from the fundamentals of human-centered design to the design thinking mindset in practice. Beyond just the step-by-step methodology, take this opportunity to live human-centered design with the opportunity to address real case You’ve started this journey—but are you effective at executing? This boot camp will deep dive into skills necessary to deliver effective workshops and sprints as a facilitator.


Should I Attend? This session is ideal for leaders looking to build their facilitation skills and for those who will begin facilitating workshops at scale. You will learn best practices around the soft skills necessary to drive your purpose home. 

6:00 pm - 7:30 pm Design & Innovation Awards & Reception