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21st September Conway Hall, London 9:30am - 4:30pm

About Converge

To join in the celebrations surrounding World Design Systems Week, zeroheight will be hosting a one-day conference on design systems, with a special focus around our theme ‘Building Bridges’.

Converge aims to bring together some of the brightest and best in design systems and designops to discuss the challenges we face in taking design systems to the next level.

In terms of topics, the Converge speakers are a mix of designers, developers and content specialists, talking about the ways we can improve how we do design systems, from treating your designops team like an API to the problem with contribution models to instilling the right culture.

Tickets are priced at £50, and we are also offering a select number of Diversity and Inclusion Scholarship tickets for under-represented folks in tech.

Schedule & Speakers

  • 9:00

    Doors Open

  • 9:30

    Intro & welcome

  • 9:40

    Amy Hupe

    Your design system contribution practice is doomed to fail

  • 10:20

    Photo of Lily
    Lily Dart

    Design systems: The good, the bad, the culture

  • 10:50


  • 11:20

    Photo of Inayaili
    Inayaili León

    DesignOps: Designing the API of Design Teams

  • 12:00

    Photo of Dave
    Dave House

    Industrial Design Systems

  • 12:30

    Lunch time

  • 14:00

    Photo of Dan
    Dan Donald

    Anatomy of themed design system components

  • 14:40

    Imran Afzal

    Reflective Practice

  • 15:10


  • 15:40

    Dan Mall

    Your next component

  • 16:20

    Wrapup and close

  • 17:00

    After party — The Square Pig

Conway Hall

Photo of Conway Hall

Conway Hall was first opened in 1929, and is home to the Conway Hall Ethical Society, a group of noncomformists who have been pushing free religious thought and ethical enquiry since 1787. Today, The Conway Hall Ethical Society is an educational charity devoted to study, research and education around humanist ethical principles.

Conway Hall,
25 Red Lion Square,
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Community Partners

  • YLD logo


    YLD is one of London’s fastest growing product design and software engineering consultancies. They are experts in a variety of technologies and product development services, including React.js, Node.js and Design Systems, and have helped companies such as Trainline, Dazn, The Economist, Doctorlink, and many more to build exciting products and platforms. YLD is committed to the Open Source community that aims to create a sustainable product culture and delivery capabilities in each piece of work.

  • Design Systems London logo

    Design Systems London

    Design Systems London (DSL) is a non-profit community aimed to create a platform for every enthusiast to share experiences, ideas and approaches on Design Systems. Driven and powered by YLD, it gathers top digital product minds to explore, explain and discuss challenging concepts, from product design to engineering culture. Although its main focus is on and around Design Systems, other product topics are welcomed too.