Berlin, Germany18–19 August, 2016

Conference for Creatives

Everyone Welcome

We’re the conference for people who create of every kind. We’re the conference that inspires and empowers. We’re the conference that defies conventions. We’re the conference for you.

  • 15 handpicked talks

  • Pre-party meetup

  • Meals and snacks

  • Pocket talks from you

  • Bowling tournament

  • Plenty of coffee

  • Comfy seats

  • Games after party

  • Relaxing breaks

  • Accessible for everyone

Watch Our Lookback!

As we prepare for Hybrid 2016, here's a look back at what Hybrid is about, and what we loved about 2015.

Tickets on sale now!

There's only a few weeks left to get your HybridConf ticket! We have so much in store - awesome speakers, fun-filled parties, and delicious food. Grab yours today so you don't miss out on it all!

Some of our awesome

Speakers

Keynote Stevyn Colgan

QI

Stevyn wears many hats. He's an elf on BBC show QI, a writer and researcher for The Museum of Curiosity, a speaker, an author, a teacher, and an artist. Oh, and he was a police officer for 30 years.

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Jess Brown

VICE

Jess leads the digital design team as Director of UX at VICE, where she works on bringing VICE’s distinct storytelling to mobile, web, and TV apps. She was previously at Rent the Runway.

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Stewart Scott-Curran

Intercom

Stewart is the Director of Brand Design at customer platform Intercom. He organised and hosted Creative Mornings SF for two years, and previously worked with great brands like Coca-Cola, CNN, and Nike.

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Liz Smith

Wizards of the Coast

Liz is a producer extraordinaire, and experience design manager for games publisher Wizards of the Coast, where she creates unique and entertaining experiences for fans of Magic: The Gathering, Dungeons & Dragons and more.

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Joel Califa

DigitalOcean

Joel is sad when he's not doing good work, which is why alongside being Product Design Lead at DigitalOcean, he also founded Design & Code teaching designers code and developers design, and instructs on front-end for General Assembly.

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Justine Arreche

Travis CI

Justine is Travis CI's Chief Clipart Strategist (aka UI/UX designer) who is working to help developers understand design better, encourage empathy and bring to light mental health issues in tech.

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Lisa Passing

Travis CI

By day, Lisa is Queen of !important (aka Front-End Developer) at Travis CI and works to promote free and open source software. By night, she coaches at community programming workshops and organises Cryptoparties around Berlin.

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Dan Edwards

No Divide

Dan co-founded creative agency No Divide following working as a freelance designer for 7 years, and after winning Young Designer of the Year in 2013. He also founded oozled, a growing collection of awesome resources for designers and developers.

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Jojo Hedaya

Unroll.me

Jojo is an entrepreneur who found great success with his first startup, Unroll.me which takes all the pain out of email unsubscribing. He is passionate about simplicity and data-driven decisions.

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Luke Ngakane

Siberia

Luke is Design Lead for Siberia and is currently in the process of moving to Berlin to start their new studio there. He was previously at FOODit.com, where he combined his awesome product design skills with his love of food. Oh, and he's a non-words expert.

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MC Carl Smith

Bureau of Digital

Our annual ambassador Carl is back as our MC again. When not speaking at Hybrid, Carl is building community at Bureau of Digital through running Owner Camp and other great events.

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Helena Price

Techies

Helena is an SF-based photographer who has just launched her wonderful project Techies, a portrait collection sharing diverse stories of tech employees in Silicon Valley

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Cameron Daigle

Hashrocket

From his home in Jacksonville Beach (we’re not jealous... honest), Cameron works hard on making the internet easier for everyone. He designs kick-ass interfaces alongside his design team at Hashrocket.

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Ashley Baxter

Insurance by Jack

Ashley is not only building the next revolutionary generation of insurance companies with her business, Insurance by Jack; she’s also a fantastic photographer as Girl with a Camera.

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Still to be announced:

3 more incredible speakers including our closing keynoter!

Our beautiful

Venue

This year, our main conference venue is the UCI Kinowelt Colosseum. It combines the comfort of a modern cinema with a gorgeous, listed, brick facade in the foyer – courtesy of its origins as a 19th century horse and bus depot. It’s located in Prenzlauer Berg, right next to the Schönhauser Allee subway station and plenty of shops and restaurants.

Our lovely

Partners

HybridConf wouldn’t be the event it is without our incredible sponsors, who help us to provide you with food, drinks, entertainment, and lots more. This year, we send some huge thanks to...

Become a Partner

If your company is interested in sponsoring Hybrid this year, we’d love to hear from you. Send us a quick email and we’ll get right back to you with some more information and our sponsorship brochure.

From the blog

How you can Pay It Forward

An overview of our Pay It Forward scheme, and how you can get involved

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