Monday, August 1, 2016

6:30 PM
  • Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City

    1 Memorial Drive, Kansas City, MO (map)

  • (you will receive specific instructions on navigating the Federal Reserve Bank parking and security requirements after you register).
    For the KCDesignCore August meeting, we'll be combining with the UXPA (User Experience Professionals Association - KC Chapter) and will have the opportunity to attend the August 1 premiere of DESIGN DISRUPTORS, a documentary produced by InVision. Please note, this is ONE NIGHT EARLIER than our normal meeting night, and it is the replacement for our August meeting.
    DESIGN DISRUPTORS will premiere in major cities around the world on August 1, and we're pleased to be on top of it as we join with UXPA for this one-night-only event, held at the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City, for registered/ticketed attendees.
    If the success of Apple has seen the rise of the product designer, then the fact that several billion dollar companies were started by designers confirms that design is driving innovation across the world. People who are aware of this new phenomenon might start to wonder: what gives design its power to disrupt the world? The new documentary film, Design Disruptors, invites us to take an intimate look into the processes, perspectives and approaches of the leaders at the world’s foremost technology firms.
    Among them is Airbnb, Coursera, Dropbox, Etsy, Eventbrite, Evernote, Facebook, Google Ventures, HubSpot, MailChimp, Netflix, Pinterest, Salesforce, Spotify, Twitter, Xero, Zendesk, whose combined valuation is worth more than one trillion dollars.
    Trailer #1:

    Tickets here: (*be sure to choose "Adobe KC Groups" as your ticket type to obtain free admission.
    Trailer #2:

    Today’s most disruptive companies have a new guiding principle: a fierce focus on customer-centric product design. DESIGN DISRUPTORS features an elite group of 15 disruptive companies who share the perspectives and sacrifices necessary to upend age-old industries and disrupt the status quo.
    Join the UXPAKC for an exclusive screening of the InVision-produced documentary DESIGN DISRUPTORS and explore a never-before-seen perspective on the design approaches of the some of the world's industry-toppling companies.
    Snacks and drinks will be provided (but eat dinner on your own first!). We're meeting at the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City (just south of the World War I museum and Liberty Memorial; approximately 29th and Main). Bank security requires advance registration, so don't wait until the last minute!
    Be the first to see the film and reserve your seat today. Registration will close July 31 due to the KC Federal Reserve Bank security requirements.
    Tickets here: (*be sure to choose "Adobe KC Groups" as your ticket type to obtain free admission.
    We look forward to seeing you at the UXPA meeting and will resume our normal schedule in September.
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