UX Conferences

UX Conferences, both online and in-person, are gaining momentum across the globe. They can be a fabulous way to learn about UX, network and be inspired by industry leaders and peers.

This page contains a global list of UX Conferences*. You can enter keywords into the text field to filter by conference name, or sort by country and organiser. Let us know if you are aware of any others specifically catering to a UX audience.

For more information on the pros and cons of attending UX Conferences, refer to the chapter “Step 1: Get Educated” of our eBook, Get Started in UX.

Conferences Listing:

RegionOrganiserConferenceDescription
AustraliaUX EventsUX AustraliaUX Australia have been running an annual conference on all things UX for the past few years.
AustraliaUX EventsAgile UXAgile UX was a single day conference about designing great user experiences within an agile development process.
AustraliaUX EventsCustomer Experience DesignCustomer Experience Design was a single day conference, about designing the holistic customer experience.
AustraliaUX EventsDesigning for MobilityDesigning for mobility is a single day conference, about designing for all things mobile.
AustraliaUX EventsService DesignService Design is a single day conference about designing services for people and organisations.
AustraliaWeb DirectionsWeb DirectionsThe Web Directions team have organised conferences all over the globe—Web Directions South (Australia), Web Directions North (Vancouver), Web Directions East (Japan), Web Directions @media (London), and Web Directions USA. Since 2012, their conferences have been Australia-based.
AustraliaWeb DirectionsWeb Directions—User ExperienceWeb Directions User Experience 08 was a 2-day conference for all things UX.
AustriaYouSPIWorld Usability CongressAn application-oriented, economic and holistic approach. The conference covers Usability, User Experience (UX) & Customer Experience Management (CX).
CanadaFluxibleFluxibleCanada's user experience festival, including meetups, workshops and a 2-day conference.
CanadaACM SIGCHICHI The ACM CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems is the premier conference of Human-Computer Interaction.
EuropeConfabConfab EuropeConfab is the world's premier Content Strategy conference.
EuropeEuroIAEuroIAEuroIA has been running this conference in a different European city every year since 2003. It is a conference for IA and UX professionals.
GermanyGerman UPA und Gesellschaft für Informatik e.V.Mensch und ComputerDie Konferenzreihe "Mensch & Computer" ist eine Anstrengung, um verschiedene Fachgebiete und Praxisfelder in einen fruchtbaren Diskurs zu bringen und um voneinander zum Nutzen möglichst vieler Menschen zu lernen.
Germanyenvis precisely Events GmbHpush.conferenceFor two days in the heart of Munich, we unite the established UX/ UI scene with the potential and skillset of a new generation of creative coders and technologists.
GlobalIxDAInteractionThe IxDA have been running their annual Interaction conference for years.
IndiaUX IndiaUX India2 day conference to help startups get their ideas evaluated with UX experts.
IndonesiaUX IndonesiaUX Indonesia1 day of inspiration, education & skill development for UX practitioners.
IsraelUXPA Israel / UX SalonUX Salon2 Days of networking, workshops and talks by design professionals and Industry leaders.
New ZealandUX EventsUX New ZealandUX Australia have decided not to run a UX New Zealand in 2014.
New ZealandWebstockWebstockWebstock is a web technology conference held in Wellington, New Zealand. Although not strictly a UX conference, some sessions do pivot around UX.
OnlineYou in UXYou in UXYou in UX is an Online Career Summit for UX Professionals that goes over 2 weeks.
PolandUX PolandUX PolandA 3 day conference for UX Designers held in Warsaw.
PolandWawel Hill sp. z o.o.ACE! ConferenceA software conference with a UX stream
PortugalUX LisbonUX LxUX Lx is the premier UX conference in Europe.
RomaniaUX BucharestUX BucharestThe inaugural edition of the conference will take place between 15-17 October 2015, and comprises 2 workshop days and 1 day of speeches. The line-up is stellar - with names like Ingrid C. Lindberg, Geoff Dowd or Josh Clark (and many more) giving talks and workshops.
ScotlandSoftware AcumenUX Scotland2 days of UX in Edinburgh.
South AfricaUX South AfricaUX South Africa2 days of awareness around UX & business integration in South Africa
SwitzerlandUX LausanneUX Lausanne2 days of creating delightful User Experiences.
TurkeyUX Alive!UX Alive!3 days of presentations, workshops, and hands-on sessions from an amazing collection of global and local practitioners
TurkeyUX IstanbulUXIstanbulThe first UX Istanbul conference was the first international UX event held in the EMEA Region. Featuring User Experience and Usability Experts from the world’s leading companies.
United KingdomDare ConferenceDare ConferencePeople skills are core to being a good UXer. Dare Conference is held in London and focusses on helping digital workers improve their people skills.
United KingdomLean DayLean Day2 days of Lean UX.
United KingdomNorthern UXNUX2 ManchesterNUX2 was an all-day event in Manchester focussed on how an understanding of people can help you define, design, and build better experiences, on the web and beyond.
United KingdomSchool of UXThe UX ConferenceThe UX Conference in London on June 13th for designers & developers to understand UX design and each other better.
United KingdomUX LondonUX LondonUX London is 3 days of inspiration, education and skills development for user experience designers.
United KingdomUXD Healthcare LondonUXD Healthcare LondonUXD Healthcare has diverse range of subject matter experts who will share their experiences and insight of user centred design and Healthcare UX.
United KingdomFuture London AcademyDesign Thinking and Innovation WeekAn immersive programme for creative entrepreneurs, innovation directors and business owners – uncovering the latest approaches to design thinking and innovation.
United KingdomFuture London AcademyUX and Digital Design WeekOver a whole week you’ll immerse yourself into London's tech and creative industry. Create experiences that people will fall in love with. Get inspiration for your current projects and advice on how to build a design team of your dreams.
USAAdaptive PathUX WeekAdaptive Path has been running the UX Week and Managing Experience conferences in San Francisco for a few years now.
USAA List ApartAn Event ApartAn Event Apart is a U.S-based design conference
for people who make websites.
USABlend ConferenceBlend ConferenceBlend is a generalist conference about user experience and design.
USAConfabConfab CentralConfab is the world's premier Content Strategy conference.
USAFrontFrontFront is the product design conference for UX designers and product managers, held annually in Salt Lake City, Utah.
USAGiant UXGIANT ConferenceGIANT Conference brings together world-class speakers and professionals to talk about how to make rad experiences even radder.
USAIA SummitIA SummitIA Summit is a U.S-based conference around Information Architecture.
USALean UXLean UX NYCLean UX Conference is a hands-on LeanUX conference dedicated to designing great products, effective teams and supportive organisations.
USAModevUXModevUXModevUX brings together UX and Design experts to teach you the latest UX trends and technologies.
USARosenfeld MediaEnterprise UXThis conference is dedicated to delivering useful, delightful, and humane experiences to people who work for and in enterprises.
USAUIEUX AdvantageLearn from 14 inspirational pioneers who are delivering user experience as a competitive advantage to their organization.
USAUIEUser InterfaceJared Spool and the UIE team have been hosting conferences and workshops for years. Most of the presentations are available for download—often for free in the weeks following the conference.
USAUIEUX Immersion MobileUX Immersion Mobile is a 2-day conference to inspire UXers to create seamless experiences.
USAUIEUX ThursdayA one-day conference with presentations from local superstars and keynotes from leading UX experts.
USAUIEWeb App Masters TourThe Web App Masters Tour 2011 shared insights and techniques around mobile design, design patterns and user research.
USAUX MadUX MadUXMad is a 2-day conference where agile design meets elegant function.
USAEnvironments for HumansUX Web SummitThe UX Web Summit is a full-day conference that has been running for the past 3 years, with presenters such as Whitney Hess, Louis Rosenfeld and Kelly Goto. The last conference was in 2012.

*The conferences here are structured conferences. We haven’t included the many unstructured conferences (e.g. UX Camps) happening around the globe. These are usually low in cost to attend, and the attendees, who may be expected to presented something, shape the format on the fly.