Tech IT All In! - A pop up conference powered by xDesign (ALL SESSIONS)


Tue Sep 26 2023 at 07:30 am to 10:00 pm


xDesign | Leeds, EN

xDesign is excited to present its first ever pop up conference in Leeds, which will see three sessions delivered on Tuesday, 26th September.
About this Event

Please note, this registration page will allow you to sign-up to attend all of our sessions (morning, lunch and/or evening).

Interested in expert tech talks, and networking, in a relaxed and friendly environment? Then you’ll want to mark Tuesday, 26th September in your diary, as Tech IT All In! - a pop up conference powered by xDesign - comes to Leeds.

Part of the Leeds Digital Festival's line-up, this event will be split into three action-packed sessions and explore the worlds of Product and Design, Recruitment, and Engineering.



Morning session | Start your day with Product and Design

  • Arrival from 07:30 am: Breakfast and Networking
  • 08:00 am: Product Design - A team sport fuelled by stories. Presented by Kristina Philip and Jim Bathgate, xDesign's Heads of Products
  • 08:40 am: Design for a Better Future. Presented by Tylen St Hillaire, Principal Designer at xDesign
  • 09:00 am: Coffee, cake and chats
  • 09:30 am: Finish

Afternoon session | Midday learning about hiring neurodivergent talent

  • Arrival from 12:00 pm
  • 12:30 pm: What nostalgic video games can teach us about hiring neurodivergent talent. Presented by Parul Singh, Recruitment Marketing Partner at xDesign, and Neurodiversity Advocate
  • 1:00 pm: Question and answer session
  • 1:15 pm: Finish

Evening session | After-work engineering lightning talks

  • Arrival from 5:15 pm: Socialising, drinks and food
  • 6 pm to 9 pm - A host of engineering-based lightning talks, exploring A/B testing to cybersecurity and green coding, to name just a few. Presented by a variety of internal and external speakers, including Ruta Baltijute - DevSecOps Lead at ASDA, Jeff Watkins, Chief Product & Technology Officer, and Dan Llewellyn, Acting Director of Technology (both xDesign)
  • 9 pm: Drinks, nibbles and networking
  • 10 pm: Finish

Please note, you are able to attend more than one session but will have to vacate the venue at the end of each session and return at the next kick-off time.

This registration page will allow you to sign-up to attend all of our sessions (morning, lunch and/or evening).


Who should attend?

If you're a member of the tech community and looking to learn/discuss each session's subject matter with like-minded individuals, and have some fun whilst doing so, we hope to see you there!

This is an in-person event.


About xDesign:

xDesign is an award winning digital consultancy on a mission to unleash the world’s potential. What started as one person’s ambition is now a growing passionate and highly skilled team of 450+ people across Product, Design, and Engineering. The breadth of skills allows us to help clients Imagine, Create, Scale and Operate, and has seen us work with a variety of companies across a multitude of industries. Including: Aviva, MoneySuperMarket, Tesco Bank, Flutter and many more.

Part of our commitment to our communities is creating a space where people can meet others, and share insights and ideas about things they're passionate about. That’s why we power a variety of events just like Tech IT All In! - from local community meetups, to national awareness days.


Where is it happening?

xDesign, 8 Park Row, Leeds, United Kingdom

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