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!
Draplin Design Co.
SCALING SIDE PROJECTS
Carly Ayres, Google Design & 100s Under 100
Blind & The Futur
passion for progression
Matt Faulk, Founder & CEO, BASIC®
Badal Patel, Founder, Badal Patel
Leading & Creating
Khoi Vinh, Senior Director of Product Design, Adobe
Work Life Balance
Josiah Duinkerk, Founder & CEO, Annut Design & Development
Sarah Jutras, Co-CEO, Make&Model
connect with your users
Benjamin Hersh, Design
Lead / Manager, Dropbox
SELLING ON THE WEBS
Haris Mahmood, Senior Engineer, Shopify
curated shopping destination
Michelle Dalzon, Founder, The Black-Owned Market (theBOM)
From 5to9 to Smithsonian
Maurice, Founder and Host, Revision Path
finding the right idea
Robleh Jama, Director of Product, Shopify
Bobbie Racette, Founder & CEO, Virtual Gurus
Tyler Gillespie, Thinking Time Chief
ROSIE SHERRY, Community builder, indie hackers
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
freelancing while employed
Mohammed Asaduallah, CEO, Benji
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 actionable steps that you can take to start freelancing while working full-time.
Making my own clothes
Maria Pereda, Director of Design, Clio
COMMUNITY AS A SIDE PROJECT
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.