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99U Conference Speakers Announced

Join us June 7-9 in New York City to get inspired by action-oriented talks from speakers including Design Matters host Debbie Millman, Instagram's Ian Spalter, and Airbnb's Alex Schleifer; and sharpen your skills in breakout sessions at the workspaces of Refinery29, IDEO, Spotify, Parsons, and more top creative organizations.

The Creative Conundrum: Pursue Your Art or a "Real Job"

Mike Sager reflects on dropping out of Georgetown Law School to live the creative life.

If I Had To Do It All Over Again

Design leaders rethink meaningful creative and career decisions, with the benefit of hindsight.

How to Beat the Imposter Syndrome Feeling

Approximately 70 percent of us will experience a period of self-doubt at least once in our lives. Rebuild your confidence using these five strategies.

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Speaking the Right Language: How to Communicate to Creators and Sellers

If a designer is able to translate something like a creative brief into a business brief, that gives you a huge leg up.

Be a Great Storyteller

Expertly telling your story is the best kind of organic marketing you can do to promote your art because people care almost as deeply about how you create, as they do about the end product.

Amid Upheaval and Crisis, Creative Expression Takes on New Urgency

For creatives feeling discontent in these fractious times, writer Mike Sager urges us to turn frustration into a tool for change.

Designing the Perfect In-House Partnerships

Airbnb's VP of Design on how to establish creative partnerships inside of a large company.

99U Conference

NYC
June 7—9, 2017

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