What we'll do

EXBEERIENCECHATS is about creating a safe space to share design stories and try new beers.

The idea is simple - bring together design practitioners in Canberra to educate and expand the ecosystem

- create a safe space for juniors and aspiring designers to tell their story
- showcase a different beer from around Australia at each session
- give ample time for networking
- display diversity and experience at all levels across all disciplines of design


Nina Hughes – Personas vs Mindsets
Nina is a seasoned user experience specialist with 12+ years of web and graphic design experience across both private and government sectors. She is recognised for demonstrating a natural aptitude for building rapport with clients and her professional focal points include business analysis, usability and user experience, social media platforms, branding, marketing, networking, digital media training, and cross-functional team leadership.

Ryan Erlandsen - Influence the Creation Strategy
Ryan is a Business Architect with over 10 years’ experience working in public, not for profit and private sectors. Ryan has a focus on user-centred design with an IT and Engineering background. He uses his breadth of experience to solve complex business problems and deliver executable strategic advice.