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Join us for about two and a half hours of talks, discussions and questions about Figma by our amazing speakers. Hosted by Smashing Magazine’s Vitaly Friedman. We’ll provide the full line-up soon, so stay posted & see you there!

Our speakers…

  • are knowledgeable and experienced,
  • provide practical take-aways and examples you can use in your own projects,
  • show how they work, not just talk about it,
  • can’t wait to share their knowledge ,
  • and are smashingly nice.

  • Christine Vallaure

    Christine Vallaure

    Christine is a UX/UI Designer with over ten years of experience and founder of She has worked internationally, in-house, and remotely on projects for leading brands, agencies, and startups. She cares deeply about creating well-thought-through and aesthetic products, and she firmly believes that designers should understand code and that UX/UI is a match made in heaven.

    Currently, she is running full-time and also writing about Design & Code on Medium and Smashing Magazine.

    She loves Figma, sunshine, and Dieter Rams. She also hates writing about herself, so let’s meet in FigJam instead!

  • Julia Lybenska

    Julia Lybenska

    Julia Lybenska is a Product Designer and Design Manager at Setapp, the first curated app subscription platform for macOS and iOS by MacPaw. Julia has 7+ years of experience in various design roles, including at startups, creative and communication agencies. She is passionate about Figma and uses it as a tool for brainstorming, prototyping, and presentation.

    For the past 11 months since the beginning of the russian war in Ukraine, Julia has been working out of Kyiv, successfully managing a team of designers despite the crisis. While she hopes no one gets to experience the same, certain tips and tricks can help you prepare for any other unforeseen circumstances.

  • Molly Hellmuth

    Molly Hellmuth

    Molly is a design nerd who’s been sharing her knowledge about Figma for quite some time. She created, a design system UI kit for Figma. And teaches individuals and teams in her course, Design System Bootcamp.

  • Vitaly Friedman

    Vitaly Friedman

    Vitaly Friedman loves beautiful content and doesn’t like to give in easily. When he is not writing or speaking at a conference, he’s most probably running front-end/UX workshops and webinars. He loves solving complex UX, front-end and performance problems.