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Schedule

Front End Design Conference is traditionally made up of a workshop day and two full days of keynote style talks. Workshops range from 1/2 day to full day seminars.

Wednesday 4.24 | Thursday 4.25 | Friday 4.26

Wednesday 4/24 | Workshop & Welcome

  • Workshop

    10:00am - 5:00pm Design Thinking – Innovation to Implementation with Bermon Painter (Full Day)

    More Info & Location

  • CodePen Meetup @ BigSea HQ

    6:00pm - 9:00pm Show and tell pre-Front End Conf meetup- bring your favorite pen to share and let's geek out! Who knows, on the eve of the conf we may have some special guests

    RSVP HERE

Thursday 4/25 | Main Conference Day 1

  • 9:00am to 10:00am Check in (We'll have coffee & light breakfast food) - Location: The Palladium Theater 253 Fifth Ave. N, St. Petersburg, FL 33701 (Map)

  • Start Up @ 10:00am

  • Opening Keynote

    Carl Smith

  • Designing Design Systems

    Jared Ponchot

  • Making the Jump from Agency Life to Product Designer

    Andrea Cannistra

  • 12:00pm Lunch Break (1.5 hours) Enjoy Lunch Around Downtown St. Pete.

  • Start Back Up @ 1:30pm

  • Running Awesome Discovery Projects

    Rob Harr

  • Design Systems at Indeed

    Amber Stickel & Andrew Fischler

  • Start a podcast

    Frederick Weiss, Jenell Pizarro & Brian Hinton

  • Always Designing: From Designer To Design Leader

    Andy Vitale

  • 7:00pm to 9:00pm Conference "Happy Hour" Meetup @ Park & Rec (Map)

Friday 4/26 | Main Conference Day 2

  • 9:00am to 10:00am Check in (We'll have coffee & light breakfast food) - Location: The Palladium Theater 253 Fifth Ave. N, St. Petersburg, FL 33701 (Map)

  • Start Up @ 10:00am

  • Understanding the mechanics of data-driven growth and marketing

    Eric Dodds

  • Designing Better Features by Solving Better Problems

    Wren Lanier

  • Designing for Real Life

    Michelle Brownstein

  • 12:00pm Lunch Break (1.5 hours) Enjoy Lunch Around Downtown St. Pete.

  • Start Back Up @ 1:30pm

  • How to be successful in a remote job and company.

    Brad Miller

  • The Power and Flexibility of CSS Variables

    Guil Hernandez

  • The Inherent Value of Building Useless Shit

    Adam Kuhn

  • The Awesomeness that is CSS Animations

    Giovanni DiFeterici & Bryce Bigger

The Main Event

The Palladium Theatre in St. Petersburg, Florida

The Palladium Theatre in St.Petersburg, Florida

The Palladium, located in downtown St. Petersburg’s cultural center, is part of what makes Tampa Bay great. It's also where Front End has called home for the past few years.

With its two venues, the 850-seat main concert hall; Hough Hall, as well as its intimate listening room The Side Door, The Palladium fosters artistically and culturally diverse performing arts, educational and film programs that bring artists and audiences together in a first-class professional, affordable setting.

You can learn more about the Palladium Theatre by checking out the official website.

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