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Alongside a host of top-quality speakers, generate NYC 2019 brings with it four expert workshops. Set in the salubrious surroundings of the TKP New York conference center on 109 West 39th Street, the web designer conference is only 10 minutes from Grand Central and Penn Station.

What workshops are available?

Find out how design systems work with Ben & Kasey

Find out how design systems work with Ben & Kasey

First up we have ‘Making Design Systems Work’ with girlscancode.io creator Kasey Bonifacio and Sparkbox founder Ben Callahan.

What will you learn:

  • Evaluate your design system needs (or if you even need one)
  • Run an interface audit to determine inconsistencies
  • Convince others of the value of a design system
  • Various models for team collaboration
  • How to encourage adoption and buy-in from UXers, designers, developers, and other stakeholders
  • Rollout and delivery strategies
  • Maintain and keep your design system useful

Learn how to design and run sprints in real time

Learn how to design and run sprints in real time

Next, author and CX aficionado Jim Kalbach brings you his Design & Innovation Sprints workshop.

What will you learn:

  • Background and theory to sprints
  • Prepare for design and innovation sprints
  • Run sprints in real time
  • Consolidate outcomes and plan experiments

Discover the four biggest user experience fails and how to avoid them

Discover the four biggest user experience fails and how to avoid them

There's also a workshop from Sophia Prater, who is running her Object-Oriented UX: Simplify your pixels and your process workshop.

What will you learn:

  • The psychology of object-oriented UX and why it speaks to our lizard brains
  • The four biggest user experience fails (and how to avoid them)
  • The art and science of object mapping: how to structure a product with the power of OOUX

Learn about contemporary CSS Features such as custom properties (variables), calc, grids, flexbox and apply them in the real world

Learn about contemporary CSS Features such as custom properties (variables), calc, grids, flexbox and apply them in the real world

The final workshop is brought to you by Miriam Suzanne with her Advanced CSS for Modern Applications workshop.

What will you learn:

  • Modern CSS Features: custom properties (variables), calc, grids, flexbox, writing modes, advanced media & support queries, and more
  • Build powerful interactions between CSS and JS
  • Combine techniques to solve practical problems, from layout and theming to interaction and data visualisation
  • Common gotchas and work-arounds
  • Use Sass to write more meaningful and maintainable systems
  • CSS & Sass architecture patterns that scale
  • Write Sass & CSS for design systems & pattern-library automation

Don’t forget to book today at generateconf.com to make sure you don't miss out. See you there!

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