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Turing Fest 2019

Turing Fest 2019 Schedule

Subject to change — we're still putting the finishing touches on the final schedule!
08:00 – 09:00
Registration
09:10 – 09:50

The Technology of Better Humans

Chris Messina
Chris Messina

Inventor of the hashtag
Ex-Google & Uber

10:00 – 10:30

Taming Your Monster: The Art of Saying “No” While Building Products

Gabrielle Bufrem (Pivotal Labs)
Gabrielle Bufrem

Manager, Product Management
Pivotal

The Marketing IQ Manifesto

Oli Gardner (Unbounce)
Oli Gardner

Co-founder
Unbounce

Why Startups Win: How to Leverage Chaos for Superior Performance

Fred Destin (Stride.VC)
Fred Destin

Partner 
Stride.VC

10:35 – 11:05

Integrating Customer Empathy into the Product Creation Process

Janelle Estes (UserTesting)
Janelle Estes

Chief Insights Officer
UserTesting

Product-led Startups: How to Use Your Product to Unify Marketing, R&D and Success

Joe Chernov (Pendo)
Joe Chernov

VP Marketing
Pendo

Weaving Mental Health into the DNA of Your Company

Emily Anhalt
Dr Emily Anhalt

Co-founder & Chief Clinical Officer
Beam

11:05 – 11:40

Morning coffee break

Sponsored by
usertesting
11:40 – 12:10

Volunteers, Not Conscripts: Fixing Out-of-Hours On-Call

Brian Scanlan (Intercom)
Brian Scanlan

Principal Systems Engineer
Intercom

The Insider's Guide to Getting More Leads this Quarter

Tricia Miller
Tricia Miller

Senior Director of Marketing (EMEA)
Twilio

How to Build a Team Culture That People Leave — And Then Come Back To

Paddy Moogan (Aira)
Paddy Moogan

Co-founder
Aira

12:15 – 12:45

Don’t Secure The Hardware, Secure the Data: Tackling Hard But Vital Problems

David Irvine
David Irvine

Founder & CEO
MaidSafe

How to attract, retain and structure your sales teams from start to scale

Karen Muldoon (Zendesk)
Karen Muldoon

Sales Leader UK
Zendesk

Avoiding Feedback Failure: Brain-Based Techniques For Getting the Best From Your Team

Kirsty Hulse
Kirsty Hulse

Founder 
Roar Training/Manyminds 

12:45 – 14:00
Lunch
14:00 – 14:30

Sense & Respond: Continuously learning our way to better outcomes

Jeff Gothelf
Jeff Gothelf

Author of Sense & Respond and Lean UX
Co-founder of Neo Innovation

Hack The Stack: Five Ways To Automate Like A Human

Aiden Carroll (The Coloring In Department)
Aiden Carroll

Co-founder
The Coloring In Department

Stop Recruiting for Rockstars: The Skills You Really Want to Hire For, and Why

Danae Shell (Care Sourcer)-1
Danae Shell

Chief Marketing Officer
Care Sourcer

14:35 – 15:05

Online Experimentation: With Great Power Comes Great Responsibility

Lizzie Eardley
Lizzie Eardley

Senior Data Scientist
Split

Sophie Harpur (Split)
Sophie Harpur

Product Manager
Split

Why The Way We Track Campaigns Is About To Change Forever

Arianne Donoghue (Edit)
Arianne Donoghue

Associate Director 
Edit

Cultivating High-Performing Teams in Hypergrowth

Patrick Kua
Patrick Kua

Chief Scientist
N26

15:05 – 15:40
Afternoon break
15:40 – 16:10

LEGO Design Principles as a Foundation for Future Interactive Play

Melissa Pickering
Melissa Pickering

Senior Design Manager 
The LEGO Group

Misunderstanding Your Customers: the Most Expensive Mistake Your Company is Making

Claire Suellentrop
Claire Suellentrop

Co-founder
Elevate

Agritech and the Disruption of Farming: Feeding the World Sustainably

David Farquhar (IGS)
David Farquhar

CEO
Intelligent Growth Solutions

16:20 – 16:50

Here Be Dragons: Product, Discovery, and How Not to Mess It Up

Randy Silver
Randy Silver

Director, UK Insider Insights
Motivate Design

What Happens When Everyone's Website is Fixed?

Jono Alderson
Jono Alderson

Special Projects
Yoast

Panel: Corporate Social Responsibility

Hosted by
brewgooder-2

17:00 – 18:00

Happy Hour

Sponsored by
Zonal Data Systems
18:00
Administrate

Administrate Happy Hour

CodeBase
38 Castle Terrace

FreeAgent

FreeAgent After-Party 

One Edinburgh Quay
133 Fountainbridge

Smartsheet

Smartsheet Open House 

Clarendon House
114-116 George St

UserTesting

UserTesting Networking Drinks 

1 Lochrin Square
92-98 Fountainbridge

08:00 – 09:00
Registration
09:10 – 09:50

Beat Your Competition With This One Weird Trick: Inclusion

Meri Williams
Meri Williams

Chief Technology Officer
Monzo

10:00 – 10:30

Do I Know You? Identity on the Internet and the Question of Trust

Kevin Goldsmith
Kevin Goldsmith

Chief Technology Officer
Onfido

Unicorns, Ice Cream and Puking Rainbows: Driving Growth from Startup to Scale

Hana Abaza (Shopify)
Hana Abaza

Director of Marketing 
Shopify Plus

Lessons Learned & Mistakes Made: GTM in the US from Europe

Christopher McCann (Current Health)
Chris McCann

Co-founder & CEO
Current Health

10:35 – 11:05

You Got Served: How Deliveroo Improved the Ranking of Restaurants

Jonny Brooks-Bartlett (Deliveroo)
Jonny Brooks-Bartlett

Data Scientist 
Deliveroo

Big Budget Video Marketing on a Small Business Budget

Phil Nottingham (Wistia)
Phil Nottingham

Brand Marketing Strategist
Wistia

Healthy and Effective Leadership Teams

Maria Gutierrez
Maria Gutierrez

Director of Engineering (London)
Intercom

11:05 – 11:40
Morning break
11:40 – 12:10

Product EQ: The Secret Sauce to Hiring (& Keeping) Great Product People

Kate Leto
Kate Leto

Product consultant & coach

Building A Global Local Community

Neil Atkinson (The Anfield Wrap)
Neil Atkinson

Presenter 
The Anfield Wrap 

Unmasking Imposter Syndrome: 6 Lessons From a Marketing Fraud

Tiffany DaSilva
Tiffany DaSilva

Founder 
Flowjo

12:15 – 12:45

Skateboarding and Software: Putting Ideas Into Action

Eamon Leonard
Eamon Leonard

Serial entrepreneur
Co-founder of Orchestra

Death by Design: Killing your Growth with Defective Device Experiences

Craig Sullivan (Optimise or Die)
Craig Sullivan

Optimiser of Things 
Optimise or Die

12:45 – 14:00
Lunch

Alan Turing: Not Just a Codebreaker

Mark Baldwin
Dr Mark Baldwin

Historian of cryptography
Enigma expert

14:00 – 14:30

How To Eat A Burrito (And Other Lessons Learned Scaling Engineering Teams)

Olly Headey (FreeAgent)
Olly Headey

Co-founder & CTO
FreeAgent 

Demand Generation Doesn’t Die at Customer Acquisition

Katherine Barrios (Xeneta)
Katherine Barrios

CMO
Xeneta 

7 Years of Scale: What We Focused On

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Christian Owens

Founder & CEO
Paddle

14:35 – 15:05

Emergent Architecture for Mobile Applications

Matthew Healy (Soundcloud)
Matthew Liam Healy

Software Engineer
SoundCloud

Machine Learning for Marketers

Britney-Muller (1)-min
Britney Muller

Senior SEO Scientist
Moz

Panel: Building a sustainable startup ecosystem: why it's important for everyone to pitch in

Natalie Novick (Tech.eu)
Natalie Novick

Research Editor
Tech.eu

 

15:05 – 15:40
Afternoon break
15:40 – 16:10

Setting Up Product Design for Success

Jane Austin
Jane Austin

Director of Product Design
Babylon Health

Three Growth Choices that Can Scale Or Kill Your Business

Kieran Flanagan (HubSpot)
Kieran Flanagan

VP Growth
HubSpot

Sleeping Giants & The Era of Brand Safety

Nandini Jammi
Nandini Jammi

Co-founder
Sleeping Giants

16:20 – 16:50

Fireside Chat

Magnus Nilsson (iZettle)
Magnus Nilsson

Co-founder & Executive Chairman
iZettle

17:00 – 18:00

Happy Hour

Sponsored by
Zonal Data Systems
18:00

Turing Fest 2019 Closing Party 

4042
40-42 Grindlay Street, EH3 9AP

09:30 – 16:30

Turing Founders 2019

In partnership with
Silicon Valley Bank
09:00 – 12:00

Workshop: Creating Killer Content Campaigns, And Getting Away With It

Aiden Carroll (The Coloring In Department)
Aiden Carroll

Director of Product Design
Babylon Health

Workshop: Women's Confidence Training

Kirsty Hulse
Kirsty Hulse

Founder
Roar Training

13:00 – 16:00

Masterclass: Lean, Agile & Design Thinking — Principles Over Process

Jeff Gothelf
Jeff Gothelf

Author of Lean UX and Sense & Respond

Workshop: Building High Performing Teams for Product Managers

Kate Leto
Kate Leto

Product consultant & coach

19:00

Turing Fest 2019 Opening Party

Sponsored by
Oracle for Startups

Eastside
51 George Street, EH2 2HT

Join us to kick off Turing Fest 2019 in style — drinks are free for the first hour! Plus, pick up your conference creds to skip the queues at registration. 

09:00 – 17:00

Workshop: Be A Brilliant People Developer

Meri Williams
Meri Williams

Chief Technology Officer
Monzo

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