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With a friendship forged in Poland, Jonathan Gall and Werner Puchert explore ideas and concepts that make designers tick. Join us as we feed our insatiable curiosity with voices from inside and outside Central Europe. Feel invited.

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    Honest, authentic, Aga.

    From academia, corporate and being an owner of her own independent Experience Design consultancy it’s hard to find a design professional with more hands-on experience than Aga Szostek.

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    From practising UX to creating a learning platform; a journey in good design

    After moving from Estonia to London, Sergei Golubev has made a name for himself in the world of Design. He built a great career as a designer and a major learning platform for UX Designers in Europe. Leading The School of UX and The UX Conference in London, at only 32 Sergei is definitely someone to keep your eye on.

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    ‘Design is about being practical, and building something that works’

    Hubert Turaj is the founder of Edisonda, well known and acknowledged UX Design outfits from Krakow Poland. He and his team have managed hundreds of multichannel experiences, starting out as a small circle of friends to a close-knit group delivering work for multinational like ING, ABB, Autodesk and Goodyear. Hubert appreciates the value human-centric design, not only in the work they create for their clients but the close-knit team bond they share within the Edisonda team.

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    Friendship, Partnership and hard work, Elements of Design

    You have an opportunity to make a difference and be a designer of the extraordinary, no matter the medium. For Olga Rafalska and Paulina Kacprzak, it’s building a platform where designers can learn, share and co-create

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    A digital specialist with an analogue secret in his back pocket

    Responsive in many ways, from web design, podcasting, newsletters and a custom Pocket Books range Justin Avery is a Designer unable to sit still. Originally from Australia, sprouting roots in the UK, he is a thought leader and the creator of www.responsivedesign.is a rich treasure trove of knowledge focusing on the design and development of responsive web solutions.

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    A little research, goes a long way

    If you want to create experiences people love you have to leave the studio to observe, engage and listen. Kasia Gawlik, born and bred in Warsaw (Poland), is a UX Research Manager with over 15 years experience in Research.

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    Practice makes [for great learnings]

    Nicole Saidy is a global citizen and talented digital nomad passionate about travel, design, collaboration and mentorship. She has more than 7 years experience in front-end design, user experience, active prototyping, digital products and shaping new designers through her activities as a mentor within the design community.

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    Honest stories from a poor lonesome product guy

    Shaping products through the art of storytelling is just one of the many things that drive Nicolas Vérité. He has over 20 years experience and has held various roles from product owner, scrum master, agile coach to a product manager.

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    Life's a journey [map]

    Yuri Vedenin is the founder of UXPressia.com an online platform for visualising and managing Customer and User Experience. He hails from Belarus and represents an interesting combination of UX Designer, Entrepreneur and Engineer.

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    'Serving the design, team, business and not your ego.'

    Meet our friend Sophie Freiermuth, a Senior User Experience Designer and independent consultant from the UK. Sophie whips products into shape and embodies the confident servant leader needed to shape effective teams and product. This show is chock-full of truth, advice and tips for designers currently shaping their careers.

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    Red Pill, Blue Pill? (feat. Maciej Jakubowski)

    Maciej Jakubowski asked his audience, “Red Pill or Blue Pill?” Intrigued? Amongst many of his accolades and experience, Maciej’s also the (former) Head of Service Design at Alior Bank.

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    Strive to be the best you can be (feat. Lynn Skotnitsky)

    With a holistic and multidisciplinary approach to change, Lynn supports individuals on their journey of personal mastery, and guides teams, organizations and communities to co-create environments that bring out the best in people.

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    Driving meaningful change (feat. SuiLin Yap)

    SuiLin Yap wants to change the world for the better by building stronger economies. Whilst on this quest she also finds the time to be a Product Manager at Facebook in Seattle where she takes care of B2B analytics solution.

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