Berlin, Germany18–19 August, 2016

Conference for Creatives

Everyone Welcome

We’re the conference for creatives 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.

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Joel Califa


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

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

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Luke Ngakane


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, 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


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


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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Cat Noone


A true New Yorker, Cat is a multi-talented designer, founder of iris, and a startup advisor. She’s known for her work on her previous startup Liberio and many popular side-projects.

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Benedikt Lehnert


German born and bred, Benedikt is the Chief Design Officer for Wunderlist, now owned by Microsoft. He is the author of “Typoguide”. In his spare time he’s with his family or an advisor and investor in design-led startups.

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Still to be announced:

6 more incredible speakers including our 2 keynoters!

Our beautiful


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


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...

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Be a Part of HybridConf 2016

Want to be part of HybridConf? Fancy taking part in the fun? Want to see what Carl Smith actually says behind-the-scenes? Find out how a travelling conference runs and join us on our 2016 adventure to Berlin! After four years of our tiny team, we’re looking for a few volunteers and interns to…

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