Delight 2014 Announces Full Conference Lineup Including Workshops and Interactive Breakout Sessions

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Umpqua Bank, Kimpton Hotels & Restaurants, Simple, Google and others join the two-day experience design conference in Portland, Oregon October 6-7, 2014

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The conference pass provides access to two days of inspiring talks and interactive sessions as well as after hours networking events.

Registration is now open for workshops and breakout huddles for Delight 2014. The two-day experience design conference takes place October 6-7, 2014 in Portland, Oregon in alignment with Design Week Portland.

The full conference lineup includes customer experience, marketing and technology leaders from organizations including Zappos, Uber, NPR, Umpqua Bank and Google. The conference pass provides access to two days of inspiring talks and interactive sessions as well as after hours networking events.

Monday, Oct. 6 features a single-track, shared experience in the Portland Art Museum’s Kridel Ballroom followed by a hands-on second day on Oct. 7 with breakout huddles and workshops. Tickets are still available with workshop availability on a first-come basis. The event is expected to sell out.

Main Event Speakers – Oct. 6, 2014

Opening Keynote
        - Genevieve Bell, Intel
Agents of Change
        - Perry Hewitt, Harvard University
        - Christopher Stapleton, Simiosys
Delight in Action
         - Jonathon Colman, Facebook
         - Refe Tuma, Dinovember
         - Steve Mulder, NPR Digital Services
Afternoon Keynote
         - Golden Krishna, Zappos
Disrupting with Delight
        - Shalin Amin, Uber
        - Aubrie Pagano, Bow & Drape
Closing Keynote
        - Dave Gray, Boardthing

Day 2 Opening Keynote – Oct. 7, 2014

  •     James McQuivey, Forrester Research

Breakout Huddles – Oct. 7, 2014

Designing for Delight

  • Toby Sterrett, Simple
  • Samuel Hulick, User Onboarding

Marketing with Meaning

  • Kate O’Neill, KO Insights
  • Kaitlyn Jankowski, charity: water

Making Mobile Experiences Work

  • Jumana Al Hashal, Formerly of Zillow

Creating a Culture of Experience

  • Eve Callahan, Umpqua Bank
  • Maggie Lang, Kimpton Hotels & Restaurants

Workshops – Oct. 7, 2014

Digital Disruption: A Workshop for Delivering the Next Thing Your Customer Wants

  • James McQuivey, Forrester Research

Creating a Digital Experience Strategy

  • Dave Wieneke, ISITE Design
  • Colin O’Neill, ISITE Design

Serious Play: Creative Techniques to Spark Collaboration

  • Patricia Colley, Creative Catalysts

Explore, Persuade, Destroy: An Introduction to Storyboarding Techniques

  • Abi Jones, Google

Engaging Patients and Families in Redesigning Care Delivery

  • Pamela Greenhouse, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center

Path to Personalization

  • Ron Pearson, Sitecore
  • Amanda Bernard, ISITE Design

For more information please visit the official Delight 2014 conference website at For media inquires, contact Laura Brown at 617-401-2294. For event sponsorship and registration questions contact Katie Del Angel at katie(at)delight(dot)us.

About the Delight Conference
Delight 2014 is a unique gathering of leaders passionate about bringing exceptional experiences to life. Held annually in Portland, Oregon, the conference has featured leaders from beloved brands including Disney, MailChimp, Intuit, Warby Parker, Simple, and Adobe. The event is organized by ISITE Design, a digital experience agency located in Portland, Oregon and Boston, Massachusetts.

About ISITE Design
ISITE Design is a digital experience agency focused on helping organizations rethink their business through a digital lens. The agency serves clients globally with services that span digital strategy, experience design, technology, and analytics. Founded in 1997, ISITE Design has offices in Portland, OR, and Boston, MA. Clients include Columbia Sportswear, Esri, Kindercare and BMC Software.

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