So, this is happening
Your handy calendar of Ueno-related events
At Ueno, we like to talk almost as much as we like to listen. That’s why we regularly host all kinds of events. And because our people are pretty great they often get asked to speak at other people’s events. It’s all here, on this page.
Want someone from Ueno to speak at your event? Looking for a space to host your own world-improving event? Let’s talk.
David at SODA Academy
David Navarro, Executive Creative Director of Ueno NYC, co-leads SODA’s “Design & Creative.” The focus this year: Long-term growth of creative teams.
Chatty Hour with composer David Coulter
David Coulter has directed, recorded, produced, and played with artists such as The Pogues, Kronos Quartet, Laurie Anderson, Yoko Ono and Gorillaz.
Chatty Hour with Scott Shigeoka
Scott Keoni Shigeoka talks about his immersive theater production Second Chance, where participants looked back at their lives and faced their death.
Chatty Hour with Matt McCue and Amanda Tuft
Matt McCue and Amanda Tuft publish “The Creative Factor,” an online publication exploring how people are redesigning experiences.
Chatty Hour with Íris Indriðadóttir
What’s the deal with chewing gum? Icelandic product designer and chewing gum expert Íris Indriðadóttir tells you everything you always wanted to know.
Chatty Hour with the teams behind Tían
A special Chatty Hour with the teams from Ueno and Tjarnargatan who produced Tían, a suicide prevention project for young people in Iceland.
Chatty Hour with Erin Pinkley of Zendesk
Erin Pinkley is a designer and creative director in San Francisco. She paints shoes, makes award-winning pies, and runs the Brand Team at Zendesk.
Design Your Talk Topic Workshop with Women Talk Design
Do you want to start speaking at conferences? Join Women Talk Design’s workshop to help you get started, hosted at Ueno NY office.
Designers + Geeks: Empathy in Design
Melissa Miyamoto-Mills, designer at Ueno SF, will talk about empathy in design as a responsibility to clients and consumers alike.
Chatty Hour with Stephen Clements
Stephen is the Chief Creative Officer at Y Media Labs, where he sets the YML vision and strategy for all things creative, design and product.
First Round by Under Consideration
Our Creative Director Aaron Poe will join this one-day showcase of original presentations made to clients showing initial design explorations.
Chatty Hour with Simone Noronha
Simone is an illustrator & art director. Her work is often published in The New York Times, Vanity Fair, WIRED, Medium and Taste Magazine.
HRY SPACE Talk: "A Conversation of Digital Design” with David Navarro
David joins Andre Ribeiro, Design Manager @ Squarespace, and Gabriel Gianordoli, Visual Editor @ The New York Times, on a panel about digital design.
Chatty Hour with Rán Flygenring
Rán Flygenring is an award-winning illustrator. Her work is focused on conceptual illustration, visual explanations and graphic storytelling.
Awwwards SF Digital Thinkers Conference
Our founder and CEO, Halli, will give a talk on “Creating a Brand” at this conference for designers, developers, and digital dreamers.
Chatty Hour with Tori Hinn
Tori is a graphic designer, writer, and sometimes photographer with a focus on people, equality, and feelings. She is the Creative Director at Figma.
Chatty Hour with Haik Avanian
Haik is an Armenian designer & artist who works on projects from 3D illustration, toys, sculptures, digital products, and everything in between.
Chatty Hour with Felipe Rocha
Felipe is a Brazilian designer and art director who has worked with Spotify, Snapchat, The New York Times Magazine, Pepsico, Unilever, and Benetton.
*Special* Chatty Hour with Olafur Arnalds
We’ll be chatting with Olafur Arnalds, Icelandic composer, producer, multi-instrumentalist and all around nice guy. Note the special time: 1:00pm PT
Chatty Hour with Marta Caro
Marta is a Barcelona-born graphic designer and art director. Her work spans from interactive, branding and editorial, video editing, to art direction.
Designers + Geeks - Visions of the Future
Karli will discuss how to achieve your goals through a balance of presence and planning, and how we at Ueno make it happen!
Chatty Hour with Victoria Joh
Victoria Joh is a Korean-American illustrator and designer interested in exploring human connections through storytelling and world-building.
Chatty Hour with Reina Takahashi
Reina Takahashi creates art with hand-cut paper. Her work has appeared in magazines, on book covers, as window installations, and more.
Chatty Hour with Nicole Salmeri
Nicole Salmeri is a director, editor, and photographer who has worked with clients such as Mini Cooper, Instagram, & Amazon Games.
Chatty Hour with Jennifer Hom
Jennifer is is the Experience Design Manager of Product Illustration at Airbnb, where she is redesigning their illustration system from the ground up.
Chatty Hour with Thierry Blancpain
Thierry is a co-founder of Grilli Type and the principal at Informal Inquiry, a New York-based branding and interaction design studio.
Chatty Hour with Ashley Christiano & Barjinder Singh
Ashley Christiano, Senior Marketing Manager and Barjinder Singh, Product Manager at Reuters will chat about the brand new Reuters News app.
Chatty Hour with Nicholas Paul Brysiewicz
Nicholas is Director of Development at The Long Now Foundation, a nonprofit organization working on the next 10,000 years.
Designers + Geeks: Agents of Design
Our very own Aaron Poe will speak alongside Lance Cassidy, Founder & CEO OF DX Labs Design and Kristin Skinner, Head of Design Management at Chase.
Chatty Hour with Tina Roth
Tina Roth Eisenberg (also known as swissmiss) is the founder of CreativeMornings and creator of other things like Tattly, TeuxDeux and FRIENDS.
Chatty Hour with Signe Birck and Danny Setiawan
We’ll chat with Signe Birck, a food photographer for NYC’s top restaurants, and Danny Setiawan, a UX designer who also runs a body painting studio.