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Canvas 2021

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Cineworld - Birmingham Broad Street

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Canvas 2021. 18th March. Cineworld, Broad Street, Birmingham. Complete venue takeover!

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Oh boy. It’s a good’un this year. You ready for this…?

Our speakers are at the cutting edge of their particular discipline or industry, and together will share their insights of building exceptional digital products and experiences.

You wont find any high-level overviews or brand evangelists, just real people, in the work, sharing their experiences and learnings.

Full lineup announced!

What is Canvas?

Canvas is an inspirational and informative day of talks for people who design, make and market digital experiences.

We are a single-track conference, so your all-inclusive tickets gains you access to all our talks from our line-up of industry-leading speakers. There'll be regular breaks to network with fellow attendees, share product lessons and discuss the talks. We'll ensure you are fed and watered all day long, and there will be plenty of cold drinks at the after-party too (exclusive to ticket holders).

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We sell out every year, and we're expecting the same in 2021.

In fact, super early, early bird and release one tickets are already sold out!

Release two tickets are currently available from £190 — grab yours before they increase!

Click here for Canvas Embedding Scrum Best Practice workshop tickets (17th March)

New venue confirmed for 2021

This year, we're taking over Cineworld, Broad Street. Our main talks will be in the 350 capacity IMAX cinema, with huge comfy seats that you can sit for hours in, more legroom than business class, an exceptional integrated sound system, and a completely uninterrupted view of the screen and speaker from every seat. Get ready for a blockbuster event.

Meet the speakers

Virgil Calejesan - UX Designer, SpaceX

Since 2017, Virgil has been designing experiences and interfaces for SpaceX, contributing software features for the engineering, production, and quality assurance of its Falcon 9 launch vehicle and Dragon spacecraft, as well as its global internet service, Starlink. Fifteen years prior, he began his career seemingly far afield in travel logistics, luxury hotels, and corporate event planning before taking the leap to industrial design.

During his (re)education, he had the opportunity to work in pharmaceutical automation, heavy manufacturing, kitchenware, and education technology. Masters degree freshly in hand, Virgil made his first foray into aerospace, helping test prototype space suits at Final Frontier Design and train novice users in their operation during analogue environment testing and in experimental flight. UX Research proved the gateway into the world of tech and he hasn’t looked back since.

Matt Davey - COO, 1Password

Matt Davey is the Chief Operations Optimist at 1Password overseeing product, design and marketing for everyone's favourite password manager. In a previous life Matt was a consultant moving brands like HSBC, Burberry and Calvin Klein towards better decisions in design and technology.

Matt is a mentor for both the Royal Society of the Arts and Out of Office Hours, helping professionals and newcomers to the industry. Matt is open to opportunities for mentoring, speaking and brunch. Based in Norwich, Matt enjoys failing at baking the most simple of things.

Genevieve Kangurs - Head of Digital Experience & Adoption, TSB

Genevieve joined TSB in 2016 to lead the Bank’s mobile programme and is now responsible for delivering change to all TSB’s digital channels, as well as responsibility for the digital service experience.

She is a digital specialist and a diversity and inclusion evangelist who excels at accelerating cultural change. Genevieve lives in Leicestershire with her husband and two sons.

Rebecca Rae-Evans - Founder. Designer. Researcher. Strategist, Reply & Tech For Good Live

Over the last ten + years Bex has run multiple design, research and strategy teams in the tech industry. She’s lectured at some universities and lives with five adorable rescue cats and one husband. She founded the social good service design studio, Reply and the podcast, Tech for Good Live. She is a reformed arguing-with-people-on-the-internet person and likes walks in the countryside… but first and foremost, Bex is an activist.

She wants to make a change in the world through the work that she does and believes in creating a fairer society that helps those who need it most, and believes the design industry needs to be more responsible about what it puts out into the world.

Bex now spends her days working in the social sector to create tools that can help survivors of sexual assault feel empowered to report to the police; designing interventions that will reduce human trafficking via the internet and services that will help rescue dogs get the homes they deserve.

Bhavesh Vaghela - Senior Product Owner, Callsign

Bhavesh is a digital craftsman at heart who enjoys connecting people and ideas to inspire, innovate and co-create solutions. His passion is the intersection between humanity and technology and doing karmic good. His position at Callsign allows him to create products that solve the problem of identity, authentication and protect the vulnerable from fraudster.

Joel Beukelman - Senior Interaction Designer at Google

Joel is a Southern California native working as a Senior Interaction Designer at Google. Over the past 8 years, he has had the opportunity to contribute to variety of products/apps from early-stage startups to global applications.

Prior to Google (Chrome & Android), Joel helped start Design Inc. as the Head of Design, worked on mobile apps and the launch of Originals while at Netflix, as well as a number of other startups.

Outside of his love for design and tech, Joel spends his free time enjoying being a family man, getting tattoos, listening all things punk/metal, and documenting life/work on YouTube.

Tom Guy - Chief Product Officer, IoT at Vodafone

Tom oversees all product development and design including UX, hardware design and overall portfolio. Tom has a strong track record in designing and delivering world-class CIoT products and services. Previously CPO at Hive Tom has also helped to start and run a number of innovative tech start-ups, including Catch Media, where he remains a board member.

Niki Forecast - Senior Product Designer at what3words

Niki Forecast has worked in the digital design industry for nine years, and has led the design on over 40 projects for innovation, digital health and fintech. Previously, Niki worked on campaigns for global brands including PepsiCo and Sky, as well as social enterprises such as Greater Change – a donation app for homeless people in Oxford. It was this project that sparked a love for innovation and technology that has a social benefit, which led Niki to what3words.

Niki’s Canvas talk will take you behind the scenes of the what3words product team, and discuss the enormous challenges and fascinating insights that they’ve come across as they have made the app available to an incredibly diverse and international audience. what3words is a unique technology but many of the insights gained from this process will be applicable to digital product teams around the world.

Lara Mendonça - Design Lead at Bumble

Lara's focus is on building a collaborative and diverse design team, and empowering Bumble in their mission to help people build healthy, safe and equal relationships. Before that, she worked in product design and branding for a range of companies, including TransferWise, HSBC, Mitsubishi and Sky. When she’s not working, you can find her reading fiction novels in public spaces, watching Scorsese films at home or travelling with her sister.

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Please note that we offer full ticket price refunds for attendees who can no longer attend Canvas, up to 30 days before the event, after this time tickets can only be transferred. Tickets are transferable up to 5 days before the event upon request.

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