AUGUST 25-27, 2020
Join thousands of folks online for 3 days of all things freelancing and side hustles. Interested in speaking? Share your expertise and empower the community to leverage the power of side projects!
Finding Your Audience
Shaan Puri, Senior Director of Product, Twitch
From 9to5 to
Daryna Kulya, Co-founder, Openphone
Pitch Your 5to9 Project
Ameet Shah, Partner,
ROSIE SHERRY, Community manager, indiehackers
A community builder, indie hacker, founder of ministry of testing – rosie is a well known leader in building tech communities.
Side Projects for Impact
Mudassir Azeemi, UX Designer, Wells Fargo
Starting an agency
Derek Vaz, Founder & Principal, DVXD
Previously the Group Director at HUGE Canada, Derek decided to venture out and start his own studio designing for new brands and products aimed at sustainable growth.
Making my own clothes
Maria Pereda, Director of Product Design, Roadmunk
Turning 5to9 into 9to5
Andy McIlwain, Community, Godaddy
Organizing meetups, freelancing, community building for GoDaddy Pro and more – Andy has a wealth of knowledge around turning your hobbies and side projects into a career, all while pursuing your interests.
Stephanie Eckles, Author, ModernCSS.Dev
Femke van Schoonhoven, Product Designer, Uber Eats
Building Your Brand
Stephen Gates, Head Design Evangelist, InVision
Embracing Your Fuckups
Marsha Druker, Host, Create Community & Founder, Fuckup Nights Toronto
Expedite Your Career
Marianne Bulger, CEO & Co-founder, Prospect
Gleb Sabirzyanov, Indie Maker
embrace the hobby
Kezie Todd, Associate UX Designer, Puppet
Inbound for freelancers
Stefan Palios, Founder and Publisher, Remotely Media
Mohammed Asaduallah, CEO, Benji Technologies Inc.
To be a freelancer is to be your own business. Mohammed is the CEO of Benji — an online financial solution that finds tax write-offs for Canadian freelancers by sifting through their bank transactions. Mohammed will share insights and actional steps that’ll equip you to make better business decisions.