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FREE workshop! Build an online store with Tiffany Tse & Liam Griffin

We're excited to be working with Shopify to bring you another workshop on 23rd January (the afternoon before the conference). The brilliant Tiffany and Liam will show you how to build an online store with Shopify and Liquid.

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Convince your boss

We've received many requests for some sort of "Convince Your Boss" document, and now that we've published all the talk abstracts we finally have the persuasive PDF you need.

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Talk abstracts and draft schedule

We've been busy behind the scenes bringing a bunch of core content over the line. Today we launched our draft conference schedule, detailed talk abstracts, and a realigned home page.

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Diversity tickets — deadline extension

Our diversity tickets deadline is now 9th November, affording more time for applications. We're also looking for more ticket sponsors; generous individuals and companies willing to help us increase the number of places available to applicants.

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Sharpening our focus

Our newsletter will play an essential role in ensuring New Adventures is progressive. Our first edition eludes to a sharpening of focus; a commitment to bring more outside inputs to design-minded practitioners.

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New speakers: Brendan & Josh

We're thrilled to add two valuable voices to our lineup. Popular designer and artist Brendan Dawes returns to our stage, and we'll also welcome CEO of Abstract and former principal designer at Twitter, the brilliant Josh Brewer.

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Design notes: a simple plan

It’s taken a summer of hard work to establish a comfortable baseline for wherever our new adventures might take us. We’ll shed light on our progress as things unfold, starting here with a few notes about our foundational design and build.

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New Adventures returns!

People always asked if New Adventures might ever return. “Never,” was our stock reply. But this year we realised just how much we’d missed it — and missed you — and wondered if a return might re-energise digital design and those that value it.

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