Web Directions Conferences for web and digital professionals

Product://remote Session Spotlight: Make me pretty by Emma Carter

In the leadup to Product://remote we’re putting the spotlight on the 2 dozen fantastic sessions we have lined up for attendees. Make me pretty By Emma Carter According to research you’re going to spend 10% more time looking at my speaker profile than reading my Bio, which is a little bit creepy. 65% of the […]

Product://remote Session Spotlight: Moving fast and NOT break things: Experimenting in zero failure environments by Tom Alterman

In the leadup to Product://remote we’re putting the spotlight on the 2 dozen fantastic sessions we have lined up for attendees. Moving fast and NOT break things: Experimenting in zero failure environments By Tom Alterman Building new products is incredibly hard, especially if you want to do so quickly with few resources. All the great […]

Product://remote Session Spotlight: Guardrails or handcuffs? Building creative and sustainable design systems by Mark Boulton

In the leadup to Product://remote we’re putting the spotlight on the 2 dozen fantastic sessions we have lined up for attendees. Guardrails or handcuffs? Building creative and sustainable design systems By Mark Boulton The holy grail for design systems is akin to designing a game like chess or football: Create a system with simple, understandable […]

Product://remote Session Spotlight: Breathing room for Design by Sharbani Dhar

In the leadup to Product://remote we’re putting the spotlight on the 2 dozen fantastic sessions we have lined up for attendees. Breathing room for Design By Sharbani Dhar Over the past few years, the digital team at AusPost has matured into one of the most well-functioning agile trains in Australia. The challenge in this journey […]

Product://remote Session Spotlight: Effective product management from crisis to the new normal by Cheryl Gledhill

In the leadup to Product://remote we’re putting the spotlight on the 2 dozen fantastic sessions we have lined up for attendees. Effective product management from crisis to the new normal By Cheryl Gledhill Product managers are nothing if not adaptable. How do we remain effective product managers and thrive in our roles if remote Zoom […]

Product://remote Session Spotlight: Design for Cognitive Bias: Using Mental Shortcuts for Good Instead of Evil by David Dylan Thomas

In the leadup to Product://remote we’re putting the spotlight on the 2 dozen fantastic sessions we have lined up for attendees. Design for Cognitive Bias: Using Mental Shortcuts for Good Instead of Evil By David Dylan Thomas Users’ minds take shortcuts to get through the day. Usually they’re harmless. Even helpful. But what happens when […]

Product://Remote–a brand new kind of conference for the online-only era

For 15 years Web Directions has held in-person events. Beginning with one a year as a side project, it became over time, several a year, across a range of areas of practice around designing, developing and delivering digital products and experiences (with an emphasis but not exclusively so) on the Web. And we’d like to […]

Product://remote Session Spotlight: What Do We Do Now? by Randy Silver

In the leadup to Product://remote we’re putting the spotlight on the 2 dozen fantastic sessions we have lined up for attendees. What Do We Do Now? By Randy Silver The philosopher Mike Tyson once said, “Everyone has a plan until they get punched in the mouth.” This year has punched all of our roadmaps in […]

Thanking Mozilla for their support of our diversity scholarship

For years we’ve offered diversity scholarships for our conferences, in an effort to do our own small part to address the lack of diversity of folks in our industry. One advantage of hosting online conferences is there’s no travel and accomodation to limit attendance (we’ve included support for these as part of our scholarships) and […]

Welcoming IBM as a technology partner for Code://Remote

IBM has been in the technology industry for well over a century. In many ways for a long time it was the technology industry. A key to that longevity is the ability to continue to evolve. One area I’ve focussed a lot of my thinking about in recent years is what we loosely call AI […]

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Join us in 2019:

  • Web Directions Code://remote 2020

    A global remote-only conference for JavaScript Developers and Front End Engineers.

    Exclusively Online September 2020

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  • Web Directions Product://Remote Design & Management 2020

    A global remote-only conference–product design and product management.

    Exclusively Online November 2020

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  • Web Directions Summit 2021

    A conference for the whole digital team–featuring product, design, front-end dev, and new people/talent/culture tracks.

    Sydney See you in 2021

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