Design Conferences 2019

UX, UI, Interaction, Product Design & Research

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May 2019

May 9, 9:15 AM - May 10, 5:00 PM

New York City 🇺🇸

$999 for 2 days

Creativity is human. It’s global. It’s technology-agnostic. It doesn’t discriminate.

From people working at the bleeding edge of their fields to others bringing more humanity to technology and industry, the program for the 11th Annual 99U Conference is a call to action for creatives to take control of our tomorrow. In it, we’ll seek to recapture the feeling of optimism, not fear, for the future. Because in the hands of creatives, the future is bright.

May 9, 9:30 AM - May 10, 5:00 PM

San Francisco 🇺🇸

$435 for 2 days

Awwwards is the most visited digital design awards platform in the world. Every year we hold conferences in iconic cities across the globe including New York, Amsterdam, Paris, London and Los Angeles, to discover trends and new technologies, network, unveil the secrets of the Internet and unite the best agencies and thought leaders in the world of digital design.

Two exciting days with some of the most influential speakers of the industry, who inspire, teach, and guide us as we face the many challenges and opportunities which lie ahead in the future of the web.

May 10, 8:30 AM - 5:45 PM

Boston 🇺🇸

$299 for 1 day

Join us on Friday, May 10, 2019 for the 18th UXPA Boston Annual Conference at the Sheraton Boston, Boston, MA.

During this one-day conference, you'll get to choose from over 30 45-minute presentations, network with over 1,000 of your peers, and enjoy breakfast, lunch, & a cocktail hour together with your UX friends.

The conference attracts researchers, designers, strategists, product managers, C-Level, junior level, all people who love the field of user experience (UX)!

May 22, 9:00 AM - May 24, 5:00 PM

Montreal 🇨🇦

CAD 2495 for 3 days

A business conference, only different. C2 welcome each year the leaders of today and tomorrow.

C2 Montréal is the annual international business conference that helps established and aspiring leaders unlock their creativity in order to better face disruption and change. For 3 immersive days, bright minds from all industries connect, collaborate and build the new set of tools they need to find actionable solutions to the challenges of our times. Get out of the office and into a world of infinite possibility.

May 28, 9:00 AM - May 29, 5:00 PM

Vancouver 🇨🇦

CAD 708 for 2 days

DesignThinkers, Canada’s only annual conference for visual communicators, is a must-attend for informed, forward-thinking creative communications and design professionals.

At this inspiring two-day event that takes place in Toronto (in the Fall) and Vancouver (in the Spring), we offer in-depth analyses of trends and best practices in branding, design thinking, design management, communications technologies and user experience with a range of opportunities to exchange ideas with colleagues, new and old.

June 2019

June 3, 9:00 AM - June 4, 5:00 PM

San Francisco 🇺🇸

$1,295 for 2 days

Each year, over 500 enterprise design and research leaders meet to sharpen their ability to create transformational products at scale.

Enterprises—huge, distributed, complex businesses, government agencies, and other large organizations—account for an enormous portion of the global economy. Yet people who engage with enterprises face experiences that are tedious, fragmented, complicated, and just plain awful, especially when compared with consumer-facing experiences. It’s time to right these wrongs—and that’s why we created the Enterprise UX conference series.

June 4, 10:15 AM - June 6, 8:00 PM

Minneapolis 🇺🇸

$679 for 3 days

A Gathering for the Creative Technology Community

The Eyeo Festival brings together a rich intersection of people doing fascinating things with technology. Artists, data designers, creative coders, AI explorers, storytellers, researchers, technology & platform developers all cross paths and share inspiration at Eyeo. Join us for 4 days of enthralling talks, unique workshops, the code+ summit, and thought provoking interactions lead by passionate thinkers and makers. You’ll love it. (And it’ll be better with you there.) Converge to Inspire.

June 6, 7:30 AM - June 7, 5:00 PM

Utah 🇺🇸

$700 for 2 days

Join us for two full days of dedicated time away from your desk, learning better ways to work together with your team and be inspired to grow your career in UX or Product Management. Together with over 1,000 other professionals, you’ll learn from extremely talented people influencing the organizations they work for and changing the way our industry looks at digital products and the way people use them.

Creating amazing products requires more than brilliant ideas, meticulously crafted interactions, cutting-edge technology and a fanatical focus on users.

June 7, 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM

Toronto 🇨🇦

CAD 414 for 1 day

#UXRConf 2019 takes place in downtown Toronto, Canada. We bring together researchers, designers and product people for listening, learning, and conversation about UX research.

Whether you’re just starting out, leading a team, or a research team of one, we’ll have something just right for you.

A full day conference featuring talks from the best and brightest in UXR today, bringing new ideas from the forefront of the industry.

June 19, 9:00 AM - June 20, 5:00 PM

New York City 🇺🇸

$1,295 for 2 days

Leading Design is a conference for people leading design teams, overseeing design direction, or instilling a culture of design within their organisations.

Listen to leaders from Lyft, Monzo, Pinterest, Google, Facebook and other design-led companies discuss the challenges of managing design, and becoming a better design leader.

Leading Design is coming to New York. After 3 years of our sell out conference in London we thought it was time to bring the goodness across the pond.

June 25, 9:30 AM - June 26, 5:00 PM

Toronto 🇨🇦

CAD 699 for 2 days

Up, up, up to the stars!

For our second SmashingConf Toronto (June 25–26), we’ll explore the bright and dark sides of front-end and UX — responsive HTML email, naming conventions, security audits, GDPR and privacy, responsive art direction, front-end architecture, rendering performance, CSS Grid Layout, PWA, Vue.js, Webpack and how to set up bulletproof contracts.

Plus a bunch of hands-on workshops on design, front-end and UX.

June 25, 8:30 AM - June 27, 6:00 PM

Scottsdale 🇺🇸

$1000 for 3 days

2019 UXPA International Conference in Scottsdale, Arizona

Three full days of inspirational talks along with a day of pre-conf courses!

UXPA International is bringing designers, researchers and academics from all over the world together in Scottsdale, AZ.

The six topics cover industry tools and techniques, emerging innovations, developing your career and everything in-between for all levels of UX professionals.

July 2019

July 31, 12:30 PM - July 28, 6:00 PM

Florida 🇺🇸

$795 for 4 days

HCI International 2019, jointly with the affiliated Conferences, held under one management and one registration, will take place at Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Resort in Lake Buena Vista, Orlando area, Florida, USA.

The Conference will start with three days of Tutorials (26-28 July). Parallel Sessions with paper presentations, Poster Sessions and the Exhibition will be held during the next three days (29-31 July) of the Conference.

July 29, 8:45 AM - July 31, 4:15 PM

Washington DC 🇺🇸

$1500 for 3 days

Since 2006, the leading web design/front-end conference for mobile/UX/product designers & developers in Seattle, Boston, Chicago, San Francisco, Denver, DC.

An Event Apart Washington, D.C. is a three-day conference with 17 sessions and an intense focus on digital design, UX, content, code, and more, giving you deep insights into where we are now and where things are going next.

August 2019

August 15, 9:00 AM - August 18, 5:00 PM

Deckers 🇺🇸

Unknown price for 4 days

A camp-style conference for people who build awesome products.

RAD Summit is an event in Colorado for Product Designers, Product Managers, Artists, Producers, Leaders, Developers, Entrepreneurs, and people who love the fresh smell of pine.

This isn’t some cheesy networking event; it’s a place to learn how to hone your craft, grow as an individual, and celebrate the intangible things that allow us to do awesome work.

August 26, 8:45 AM - August 28, 4:15 PM

Chicago 🇺🇸

$1500 for 3 days

Since 2006, the leading web design/front-end conference for mobile/UX/product designers & developers in Seattle, Boston, Chicago, San Francisco, Denver, DC.

An Event Apart Chicago is a three-day conference with 17 sessions and an intense focus on digital design, UX, content, code, and more, giving you deep insights into where we are now and where things are going next.

September 2019

September 19, 9:00 AM - September 21, 5:00 PM

Dallas 🇺🇸

Unknown price for 3 days

Big Design is a way of thinking, not just an event. It’s looking at bigger pictures and sharing them so we all grow. Experience, wisdom, and creativity solve problems.

Many times, we are trying to solve the same problems but from different angles. Big Design can help you think bigger and learn from other industries.

The best part about Big Design is the low cost. For a third of the admission to most other conferences, Big Design delivers a powerful return.

September 20, 9:00 AM - September 21, 5:00 PM

Vancouver 🇨🇦

Unknown price for 2 days

Blend is a conference-style party in Vancouver for our motion, design & animation family.

Because when we get together, amazing things happen.

October 2019

October 10, 9:00 AM - October 12, 4:00 PM

Michigan 🇺🇸

$375 for 3 days

Our responsibility lies in how we frame the reality of others and adapt solutions to meet the needs of our neighbors. Grand Rapids represents much the challenges of the Midwest from diversity, opportunity, accessibility, and more. Together, we are purposefully defining who we are in a way that is authentic and inclusive.

Join us in 2019 for a 3-day conference that covers the practice and disciplines of User Experience, Interaction Design and Information Architecture.

October 15, 9:30 AM - October 16, 5:00 PM

New York City 🇺🇸

$599 for 2 days

New York, New York! For the 6th SmashingConf New York — we will be back in downtown New York, just around the corner of Times Square on October 15–16. With one track, two days, 13 speakers and 400 attendees, expect actionable insights for your work.

We pour our heart into creating friendly, inclusive events that are focused on real-world problems and solutions. Our focus is on front-end and UX but we cover everything web, be it UI design or machine learning.

October 17, 9:00 AM - October 18, 6:20 PM

Las Vegas 🇺🇸

$550 for 2 days

The Brand New Conference is a two-day event organized by UnderConsideration, focusing on the practice of corporate and brand identity — a direct extension of the popular blog, Brand New. The conference consists of eight sessions each day offering a broad range of points of view with speakers from around the world practicing in different environments, from global consultancies, to in-house groups, to small firms.

The Brand New Conference is organized and hosted by UnderConsideration co-founders Bryony Gomez-Palacio and Armin Vit.

October 17, 9:15 AM - October 18, 3:00 PM

Seattle 🇺🇸

$511 for 2 days

SIC is a celebration of the incredible work happening at the intersection of technology, creativity, and commerce. Our aim is to shine a light on Seattle’s best and brightest to give the world a glimpse of what we’ve built. We invite visionaries from across the globe to inspire our city to reach even higher.

We are a community of thinkers and makers, of dreamers and doers. We gather together to get better together. We believe that innovation and success comes with responsibility and opportunity.

October 20, 9:00 AM - October 23, 5:00 PM

New Orleans 🇺🇸

Unknown price for 4 days

Whe ACM Symposium on User Interface Software and Technology (UIST) is the premier forum for innovations in human-computer interfaces.

Sponsored by ACM special interest groups on computer-human interaction (SIGCHI) and computer graphics (SIGGRAPH), UIST brings together people from diverse areas including graphical & web user interfaces, tangible & ubiquitous computing, virtual & augmented reality, multimedia, new input & output devices, and CSCW. The intimate size and intensive program make UIST an ideal opportunity to exchange research results and ideas.

November 2019

November 7, 7:30 AM - November 8, 6:00 PM

Utah 🇺🇸

$1,199 for 2 days

2 intense days of learning and practice

Join us in foothills of the majestic mountains of Utah for an intimate, one-of-a-kind UX and Product Management training experience. No passive education here. This isn’t for the faint of heart. We’ll be working together in small groups of six, where you’ll be expected to collaborate and engage.

Each workshop will be limited to 48 students and taught by internationally recognized industry leaders and some of tech’s most skilled practitioners.

November 9, 9:00 AM - November 12, 5:00 PM

Rhode Island 🇺🇸

Unknown price for 4 days

EPIC is the premier international gathering on ethnography in business. Our diverse attendees come from every industry, including Fortune-500 companies, the world’s top technology firms, management consultancies and design studios, universities and NGOs, public policy organizations and think tanks.

EPIC is excited to come to the Rhode Island School of Design in Providence!

EPIC is dedicated to providing practitioners and businesses with access to the best practical ethnographic expertise from around the world.

November 28, 8:45 AM - November 30, 4:15 PM

Denver 🇺🇸

$1500 for 3 days

Since 2006, the leading web design/front-end conference for mobile/UX/product designers & developers in Seattle, Boston, Chicago, San Francisco, Denver, DC.

An Event Apart Denver is a three-day conference with 17 sessions and an intense focus on digital design, UX, content, code, and more, giving you deep insights into where we are now and where things are going next.

December 2019

December 9, 8:45 AM - December 11, 4:15 PM

San Francisco 🇺🇸

$1500 for 3 days

Since 2006, the leading web design/front-end conference for mobile/UX/product designers & developers in Seattle, Boston, Chicago, San Francisco, Denver, DC.

An Event Apart San Francisco is a three-day conference with 17 sessions and an intense focus on digital design, UX, content, code, and more, giving you deep insights into where we are now and where things are going next.

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