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Our workshops provide an immersive experience to learn the latest techniques and best practices, with a full day dedicated to your preferred topic. It's an ideal way to enhance your conference experience.

On the day before and after the conference, October 28 and October 31, we will host full-day workshops. You can save €100 by getting a conference + workshop ticket. Get a workshop or bundle ticket and assign your workshop at any time.

What an amazing days @smashingconf Freiburg. This is the most I have learned at a single conference in a long time.


Our workshops offer the opportunity to get to grips with new ideas and techniques in real depth, with a full day spent on the topic of your choice. It’s a great way to round off your conference experience, and lunch will be provided, too.

Join one of the intensive workshops with a limited number of seats. Tickets for the full-day workshops cost €549 — 19% VAT and booking fees included.

Workshops include…

  • Snacks and drinks during the whole day
  • Tea and coffee
  • Lunch
  • Paper and pen/pencil

Please notice that the maximum capacity of each workshop is limited. A computer will not be provided, so please bring your own laptop to the workshop.

  • Vitaly Friedman
    Your instructor
    Vitaly Friedman

    Designing For Complex UIs, 2024 Edition

    with Vitaly Friedman

    Full-day workshop • Monday, October 28, 2024.
    Not much can surprise us when it comes to interface challenges. We can design a decent card, a well-rounded accordion and an exquisite hamburger navigation. But what if there are slightly more complex UX challenges ahead of us?

    In this workshop with Vitaly Friedman, UX consultant and creative lead behind Smashing Magazine, you will learn how to tackle intricate design challenges in corporate, enterprise and B2B environments with ease.

    If you’ve attended a workshop on Complex Design Patterns in previous years, that’s a fully revamped and updated workshop tailored for even more complex UX challenges.

    Read more... or Register →

  • Vitaly Friedman
    Your instructor
    Vitaly Friedman

    UX Designer’s Survival Kit

    with Vitaly Friedman

    Full-day workshop • Thursday, October 31, 2024.
    Large complex projects — from SaaS and B2C to enterprise and B2B — aren’t easy to navigate for UX designers, even with years of experience. How do we succeed, grow and do good work as designers in intricate and difficult environments? Well, let’s figure it out!

    In this workshop by Vitaly Friedman, a UX consultant of the European Parliament and Smashing Magazine's creative lead, you’ll explore all the tactics and strategies to thrive and survive in complex environments, fight through layers of politics, prove the value of your work and choose your career path.

    Read more... or Register →

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