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General Assembly Hosts The Product Summit November 20-23, 2014 in San Francisco


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General Assembly Hosts The Product Summit November 20-23, 2014 in San Francisco

  1. 1. General Assembly Hosts The Product Summit In San Francisco On November 20-23, 2014 The Product Summit: Mastering The Future of Product Excellence. The Ultimate Conference For Product Professionals; Designers, Developers, Managers And Marketers to be Held At General Assembly, 501 Folsom, San Francisco. PRLog - Oct. 28, 2014 - SAN FRANCISCO -- The Product Summit brings together product visionaries, leaders and practitioners to share first-hand experience for achieving product excellence, from creation to release and beyond. The uniquely structured conference goes beyond merely talking about best practices and enables demonstration of mastery throughout the 4 day process that starts with listening to lightning talks by experts, learning from practitioners, then requires active team collaboration to develop an innovative solution, and individual participation to present during the unconference Product Camp format. "Developers, designers, managers and marketers rarely have time to discuss and debate what the product requires outside of their siloed departments and companies. The Product Summit provides the rare opportunity for all product professionals to come together to discover the best methodologies and approaches to managing the product throughout its lifecycle from inception, through development, launch, scaling and beyond,” says Cindy F. Solomon, Producer, The Product Summit, Founder, Startup Product Academy, and host of the Global Product Management Talk. "We're excited to be a long-term partner with the movement for product excellence and host The Product Summit. General Assembly recognizes the intrinsic value of The Product Summit for our current students and alumni of our product management, User Experience, programming and management offerings to further product community, professionalism and networking opportunities,"states Edward Farraye, Global Business Development Producer, General Assembly. About The Product Summit Over the course of the 4 days, attendees will be actively engaged in listening, questioning, learning, hands-on creating, and share their knowledge, exercise concepts and produce results within a vibrant product community that cuts across design, development and management silos. Day 1: November 20. The first day consists of lightning talks and panel discussions with experts, visionaries and practitioners culminating in the presentation of the US Mobile & App Design awards. Day 2: November 21: Multi-track Workshops. Opportunity to dive deeper into subject matter with expert practitioners during 2 hour workshops. Choose 4 workshops according to their interests. Day 3: November 22: Design Innovation Challenge. Hands on Design Thinking Innovation workshop enabling teams to work together to develop an innovative solution and present it at the end of the day Day 4: November 23: ProductCamp. Unconference format. Everyone shares their expertise,
  2. 2. perspectives, suggests topics and participates in creating value. There are ample opportunities for showcased speakers, sponsors, product demos, product launches and hiring opportunities. There is no other event of this nature specifically aimed at product professionals and those interested in product careers across industry, vertical and size organization. The Product Summit: Mastering The Future of Product Excellence November 20-23, 2014 Website: twitter: @productsummit hashtag #prodsummit Register: Sponsor: Volunteer: Mobile App: Venue: GA-SF 501 Folsom (1st and Folsom) San Francisco, California 94105 About General Assembly At General Assembly, we are creating a global community of individuals empowered to pursue work they love, by offering full-time immersive programs, long-form courses, and classes and workshops on the most relevant skills of the 21st century – from web development and user experience design, to business fundamentals, to data science, to product management and digital marketing. About Startup Product Academy, LLC Startup Product Academy, LLC provides innovative approaches and experiential learning opportunities that forward passionate product people, practitioners and product management organizations. Startup Product is the movement for product excellence. Disclaimer Specifications are subject to change, without notice. While due caution has been exercised in the production of this document, possible errors and omissions are unintentional.