Design Operations Symposium 2024

Co-located with the Festival of Creative Operations, Creative Production Day and the Photo Studio Operations Forum

The Design Operations Symposium will unlock the secrets to creating conditions for Designers to do their very best work. Learn from the experts on the how, so Designers can focus on the what: how we work together, how we get work done, and how we ultimately amplify Design's value.

At the virtual event, speakers will ‘Explore DesignOps Challenges’ and share best practices that will enable your design offering to scale rapidly, improve processes across your organisation and encourage successful collaboration between designers and their partners including marketing, business, and product managers.

Join us at the Design Operations Symposium to hear real-world case studies, network with your global community and immerse yourself in the latest innovations.

Who should attend?

Experience Designers, Design Operations Managers, Head of DesignOps, Director of Design Operations, Design System, User Researchers, Content Designers, Product Owners, Design Programme Managers, Creative/Design Producers, Design Team Leaders, Design Operations Solution Providers


Themes will include:

The case for introducing and building a DesignOps practice

  • Education and Adoption
  • Maximizing the Impact
  • Change Management: the emergence of AI

People Power

  • Defining roles within DesignOps
  • Creating culture and successful collaboration
  • Next steps: training and career progression

Designing the design practice

  • Design languages
  • Design systems and frameworks: guidelines, assets and codes
  • Tooling

Registration includes:

  • Live Q&A – the chance to get your questions answered by the experts
  • Access to the online event platform with presenter profiles and networking opportunities
  • Recordings of all sessions to view on demand

This event is co-located with the Festival of Creative OperationsCreative Production Day, and Photo Studio Operations Forum.

What others say

The Design Operations New York 2023 conference was so rewarding! As a DesignOps "team of 1" practitioner, the opportunity to be among other humans who are in the field was so fulfilling. Also, what I learned in those 8 hours is immeasurable. 

Claudia Martinez

HS DesignOps events provided me with the opportunity to connect with similar minded professionals, who I can call friends! Sessions were engaging and provided me some valuable nuggets to take it forward and apply! 

Amit Tripathi

HS Design Operations events provide me with the opportunity to connect with other colleagues in the industry and share learnings to help each other strive to be the most efficient and supportive teams we can be.

Antonia Duffin