Case study conference

  • Salt Lake City, UT

A two-day, in-depth series of real-world, from-the-trenches case studies by innovative user experience designers and product managers.

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2 full days of insights and inspiration at the Front

Join us this Spring, in Salt Lake City, for two full days of dedicated time away from your desk, learning better ways to work together and to be inspired to grow your career in UX and Product Management. Forge new friendships, enjoy great food, and learn from nearly 700 talented peers, influencing the organizations they work for and changing people’s lives through technology. Immerse yourself in 2 days of real world, from-the-trenches case study talks and interactive panels discussions from innovative, working professionals.

Creating amazing products requires more than brilliant ideas, meticulously crafted interactions, and cutting-edge technology—it requires a fanatical focus on users and a commitment to producing something that is both useful and desireable. It requires cross-functional teams that listen, iterate, and learn.


User experience is everyone’s responsibility, but someone needs to own it. Every team needs an advocate with a keen eye and deep empathy. Learn how to harness the power of your team from these product design experts and evangelists.

Joel Beukelman Design Inc
Taylor Palmer Lucid
Josh Penrod
Talin Wadsworth Adobe
Daniel Burka Google Ventures
Diogenes Brito Slack

Product Management

Achieving greatness through influence. It’s a little like herding cats. Product Managers help their teams ship the right products to their users. These experienced leaders will share how they are innovating through continuous discovery and validation.

Mariah Hay Pluralsight
Kendall Hulet
Tom Krcha Adobe
Teresa Torres Product Talk

Research, Development, Leadership

The cross-functional team is crucial for effective product design. Delightful, user-focused products only come from organizations that listen, iterate, and learn at every level. Learn about collaboration and culture from other members of the team.

Victor Yocco EY-Intuitive
Vicky Thomas Lucid


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  • 07:30 Registration
  • 09:00 Opening Remarks
  • 09:10 Talk: Talin Wadsworth & Tom Krcha
  • 09:50 Talk: Teresa Torres
  • 10:30 Break
  • 11:10 Talk: Diogenes Brito
  • 11:50 Talk: Victor Yocco
  • 12:30 Lunch
  • 02:10 Panel: TBA
  • 02:50 Talk: TBA
  • 03:30 Talk: Taylor Palmer
  • 04:10 Mingle
  • 07:30 Registration
  • 09:00 Opening Remarks
  • 09:10 Talk: Josh Penrod & Kendall Hulet
  • 09:50 Talk: Daniel Burka
  • 10:30 Break
  • 11:10 Talk: TBA
  • 11:50 Talk: Vicky Thomas
  • 12:30 Lunch
  • 02:10 Panel: TBA
  • 02:50 Talk: Joel Beukelman
  • 03:30 Talk: Mariah Hay