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Workshops

On Monday, October 22nd and Thursday, October 25th, we’ll be hosting our workshops at Microsoft MTC and the Westin Times Square Hotel.

Please note that we are moving both Josh Clark’s “Design For What’s Next” workshop (Oct. 22) and Vitaly Friedman’s “Smart Responsive UX Design Patterns” (Oct. 25) workshop to the Westin. All the other workshops remain at Microsoft Technology Center.

All workshops will kick off at 9:30 AM and wrap up around 5 PM. Please bring a government issued photo ID/driver’s license for entry to the Microsoft venue!

Microsoft is the Workshop Sponsor for SmashingConf 2018, hosting workshops in the Microsoft Times Square facility. Note: Your workshop fee covers event costs and speaker payment – Microsoft does not receive any proceeds from your ticket fee.


Join one of our Smashing workshops! For the full-day workshop, tickets cost $499 — all booking fees included. You can save $100 by registering for a workshop when buying your conference ticket. Plus, lunch is being provided! However, we won’t provide a laptop, so be sure to review your specific workshop requirements and recommendations before you come!

Workshops include…

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

  • Dan Mall

    Stakeholder-Friendly, OKR-Based Design Workflow

    with Dan Mall

    Full-day workshop • October 22nd In this workshop, Dan will share insights into his tools and techniques for integrating design thinking into your product development process. You’ll learn how to craft powerful design approaches through collaborative brainstorming techniques, and how to involve your entire team in the design process.

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    On the web
    danielmall.com
    On Twitter
    @danmall

  • Josh Clark

    Design for What’s Next

    with Josh Clark

    Full-day workshop • October 22nd
    Spend a day exploring the web’s emerging interactions and how you can put them to work today. Your guide is designer Josh Clark, author of Designing for Touch and ambassador of the near future.

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    On the web
    bigmedium.com
    On Twitter
    @bigmediumjosh

  • Sarah Drasner

    Intro to Vue.js

    with Sarah Drasner

    Full-day workshop • October 22nd
    Vue.js brings together the best features of the javascript framework landscape elegantly. If you’re interested in writing maintainable, clean code in an exciting and expressive manner, you should consider joining this class.

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  • Vitaly Friedman

    Dirty Little Tricks From The Dark Corners of eCommerce

    with Vitaly Friedman

    Full-day workshop • October 25th
    In this workshop, Vitaly Friedman, co-founder of Smashing Magazine, will cover practical techniques, clever tricks and useful strategies you need to be aware of when working on responsive websites. From responsive modules to clever navigation patterns and web form design techniques; the workshop will provide you with everything you need to know today to start designing better responsive experiences tomorrow.

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  • Paul Boag

    How To Convince Clients And Colleagues The Right Way

    with Paul Boag

    Full-day workshop • October 25th
    This full-day workshop offers practical guidance on the most critical skills you need in your career; the ability to persuade. Persuade colleagues and clients to take a risk, to step out of their comfort zones and embrace change.

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    On the web
    boagworld.com
    On Twitter
    @boagworld

  • Sara Soueidan

    Front-End Meets UX: Designing & Creating Universal UI Components

    with Sara Soueidan

    Full-day workshop • October 25th
    In this workshop, we will build a mini-library of reusable, universal components meeting the best UX practices, and that you can plug into almost any front-end project and use right away.

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    On the web
    sarasoueidan.com
    On Twitter
    @sarasoueidan

  • Tim Kadlec

    Building Performant Websites

    with Tim Kadlec

    Full-day workshop • October 25th
    Performance is a critical consideration for online experiences. We don’t stand still on the web. We click links, we expand menus, we move from page to page — we are constantly having our experiences shaped by how quickly each of these interactions takes place.

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    On the web
    timkadlec.com
    On Twitter
    @tkadlec

  • Vitaly Friedman

    Smart Responsive UX Design Patterns

    with Vitaly Friedman

    Full-day workshop • October 25th
    In this workshop, Vitaly Friedman, co-founder of Smashing Magazine, will cover practical techniques, clever tricks and useful strategies you need to be aware of when working on responsive websites. From responsive modules to clever navigation patterns and web form design techniques; the workshop will provide you with everything you need to know today to start designing better responsive experiences tomorrow.

    Read more...



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