World Interaction Design Day 2018

Tuesday 25th of September is the first ever World Interaction Design Day. Here in Dublin, we're joining the global IxDA community to show how interaction design improves the human condition.

Presented in partnership with Adobe and hosted by Zendesk, IxDA Dublin invites you to an evening of talks, discussion and networking under the theme for 2018: Diversity and Inclusion in Design. We're delighted to bring you three great speakers with global experience and a shared interest in this year's theme.

We hope you can join us and add to the fun! Doors open at 18.00. We'll finish with drinks and pizzas for all with thanks to Zendesk.

Diversity and Inclusion in Design

The agenda for the evening

18:00 - 19:00 - Doors open - Pizzas, Drinks & Networking


19:00 - 19:30 - Gerry Scullion
Redesigning Design - Why it's essential to reflect on Designs shortcomings


19:30 - 20:00 - Graham Sysko
Accessibility in the Garden Design System


20:00 - 20:30 - Gyorgyi Galik
"Alexa, Help Us Save the Planet" – beyond pizza, taxis and weather forecasts


20:30 - 21:00 - Networking
Make new friends and discuss what you've heard with our speakers and the rest of the IxDA Dublin community.

Gerry Scullion
About Gerry
Gerry Scullion is a Principal Service Design Consultant. He has over 16-years consulting experience across a range of industries such as finance, healthcare, media, public services, social media and various startups. He contributed to the book ‘This is Service Design Doing’ (O’Reilly 2018) focusing on chapters about effective prototyping, and embedding Service Design teams within organisations. He is the founder of – The Human-Centered Design Podcast and 'Bringing Design Closer' a new design event series (with Rosenfeld Media) which is focused on closing the gap between Design and Organisations.

He is a Fellow of and a long-serving IxDA Design Mentor. He is a regular speaker at events and design conferences and can be found online at @gerrycircus and

Graham Sysko
About Graham
Graham Sysko is a Senior Product Designer at Zendesk. He is currently working on their mobile applications and contact centre solution to make these products more inclusive and easier to use. He previously played an integral role in establishing leading design practices at companies like Verizon and Openet, by developing full stack corporate design systems and introducing user-centred design methodologies.

Gyorgyi Galik
About Gyorgyi
Gyorgyi is a London-based innovation designer, design researcher and environmental advocate. She has just submitted her Ph.D. in Innovation Design Engineering at Royal College of Art. Gyorgyi was nominated for the Design Museum's 'Design of the Year 2014' Award and won the inaugural “Playable City Award” with “Hello Lamp Post” (2013), Gyorgyi now works as a Senior Designer with Umbrellium in London designing and building urban technologies that support citizen empowerment and high-impact engagement in cities.


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