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User Experience (UX) Design Conferences for Fall 2017 – 2018

As we wrap up a busy summer and head into fall, it’s time to take a breath and check out the user experience (UX) design conferences that we could attend to inspire our UX skills as we head into 2018 at warp speed. We’ve selected some of the top UX design conferences and events available for the rest of 2017 and kicking off 2018 for your consideration. Obviously, the list is far from being complete. We selected those found the most interesting or significant events so you can choose something to your taste and plan your trip ahead of time.

August – September

UX Week 2017

http://uxweek.com/
August 29 – September 1, 2017
San Francisco, CA

Spend four days learning from the industry’s best. Featuring new tools you can put to use immediately, development and strategy techniques, designing for new technologies, and more. The event is organized by the service design experts from Adaptive Path: a part of Capital One.

Big Design

http://bigdesignevents.com/
September 14-16, 2017
Addison, TX

A must-attend event for user experience and usability professionals, digital marketers, designers, content strategists and developers.

UX Strat

https://uxstrat.com/usa/
September 18-20, 2017
Boulder, CO

UX STRAT 2017 USA is a conference that brings together UX / CX / Product / Service Design leaders, strategists, researchers, and senior team members to hear about and discuss the latest trends in strategic experience planning and design. Presentations and workshops will focus on the intersection of business strategy, user experience, customer experience, product design, and service design.

The Design Gurus Summit

http://www.weareuncharted.com/dgs/
September 19, 2017
San Francisco, CA United States
The Design Gurus Summit is Silicon Valley’s premier design and technology event. Come learn from top designers, thinkers and thought leaders who will share their insights on topics including product design, user experience design, design for emerging platforms, branding, marketing, creativity, entrepreneurship, design-driven startups, creative inspiration, and more.

October

AIGA Design Conference

http://designconference.aiga.org/#!/
October 12-14, 2017
Minneapolis, MN
Hosted by the American Institute of Graphic Arts (AIGA), the oldest and largest professional membership organization for design, the conference is a major event for every design professional. Featuring over 100 speakers and thousands of attendees, the conference provides endless opportunities for networking and inspiration.

Midwest UX Conference 2017

http://2017.midwestuxconference.com/
October 12 – 14, 2017
Cincinnati, Ohio United States
The Midwest UX Conference is a unique three-day event that combines inspiring talks with hands-on activities presented by a mix of regional professionals and international experts.

Seattle Interactive 2017

http://www.seattleinteractive.com/
October 17 – 18, 2017
Seattle, Washington United States
Seattle Interactive spotlights disruptive ideas and emerging technology. Cutting-edge businesses and cultural beacons from around the world attend SIC to share their work and build critical connections. SIC features keynote speakers, master classes and dynamic networking events. Content covers marketing, strategic development, media, communications, UX/UI, design and culture.

November

User Interface 22

https://ui.uie.com/
November 13-15, 2017
Boston, MA
Spend 2 days attending full-day workshops and a day of talks to learn the latest ground-breaking UX design skills, techniques, and strategies for building great products.

December

An Event Apart Denver

https://aneventapart.com/event/denver-2017
December 11-13, 2017
An Event Apart Denver: Special Edition is three days of intense focus on digital design, UX, and more. If you care about creating the best possible experiences for the people who use your work, and crave concentrated time to level up your skills in the company of your peers, An Event Apart is the conference you’ve been waiting for.

2018

ConveyUX 2018 – Seattle’s Annual User Experience Conference

http://conveyux.com/
February 27 – March 1, 2018
Seattle, Washington United States
ConveyUX is the annual gathering of UXers in the Pacific Northwest. It is a showcase of local and international talent in the research and design of products and services. The event features three days of educational sessions, networking, and the fun of being in the Emerald City.

SXSW Interactive 2018

https://www.sxsw.com/conference/
March 9 – 13, 2018
Austin, Texas United States
Five days of compelling presentations from the brightest minds in emerging technology, scores of exciting networking events hosted by industry leaders, the SXSW Trade Show and an unbeatable lineup of special programs showcasing the best new digital works, video games and innovative ideas the international community has to offer.

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Karie Barrett

Creative Development Director at QAT Global
is the Creative Development Director at QAT Global. She has over 20 years diverse marketing, design, and business experience. Karie is responsible for driving creative strategy and execution to develop and produce quality creative web and marketing solutions that meet internal and external client's business objectives and goals. @KarieBarrett

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