2016 is ending soon, and it won’t long before 2017 comes.. To make you more excited about New Year, here is a short list of UX conferences and events in 2017 from around the world.

 

North America

  1. UX Camp DC 2017
    14 January 2017 | Washington DC, USA
    Come to UXCamp DC for an intimate and exciting day of knowledge sharing about UX design. Meet new people. Discuss new ideas. Get the scoop on new trends in UX design. 
  2. UX+DEV SUMMIT
    1 – 3 February 2017 | Nova South Eastern University De Santis, South Florida, USA
    The next generation of UX+DEV SUMMIT is back for it’s 2nd annual conference happening Winter 2017. This time it will be hands on in UX+DEV areas, integrating and engaging various areas of product development and process in our fields. 
  3. Interaction17
    4 – 8 February 2017 | Metropolitan Pavilion, New York, USA
    Interaction17 is IxDA’s 10th annual gathering, as 1,000 design leaders, professionals, and students converge for an active program of workshops, talks, and awards. 
  4. ConveyUX Conference 2017
    28 February – 2 March 2017 | Washington DC, USA
    The fifth annual gathering of UXers in the Pacific Northwest 
  5. SXSW Interactive 2017
    10 – 19 March 2017 | Texas, USA
    The South by Southwest® (SXSW®) Conference & Festivals celebrate the convergence of the interactive, film, and music industries. Fostering creative and professional growth alike, SXSW® is the premier destination for discovery. 
  6. Information Architecture (IA) Summit 2017
    22 – 26 March 2017 | Vancouver, Canada
    Now in its 17th year, the Information Architecture Summit is the foremost gathering of information architects, user experience designers, content strategists, and all those who work to create and manage information spaces. 
  7. 6th Customer Experience Strategies Summit
    25 – 26 April 2017 | Toronto, Canada
    As the leading Canadian conference dedicated to customer experience, this event brought together leaders from across the Canadian CX community. 
  8. CHI 2017
    6 – 11 May 2017 | Colorado, USA
    The ACM CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems is the premier international conference of Human-Computer Interaction. 
  9. UXPA Boston 16th Annual User Experience Conference (2017)
    19 May 2017 | Massachusetts, USA
    The Boston Chapter of the User Experience Professionals’ Association is a highly active community for persons with individual and professional interests in usability, user experience design, and their many related fields. 
  10. HFES 2017 (61st) International Annual Meeting
    9 – 13 October 2017 | Texas, USA
    The Human Factors and Ergonomics Society’s mission is to promote the discovery and exchange of knowledge concerning the characteristics of human beings that are applicable to the design of systems and devices of all kinds.
  11. UX Week
    TBA 
  12. UX Intensive
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Europe

  1. Awwwards Conference London 2017
    2 – 3 February 2016 | London, United Kingdom
    Each year digital architects, pixel visionaries and curators of dreams alike, come together in iconic cities all over the world to share with the conference participants their best-kept secrets. 
  2. UXistanbul Conference 2017
    21 February 2017 | Istanbul, Turkey
    3rd UXistanbul Conference will be hold by UXservices. Super Early Bird tickets are being sold until the end of October, and Early Bird tickets will be available 1 November to 15 December 2016. 
  3. UX Camp Brighton 2017
    25 March 2017 | Brighton, Portugal
    This popular ‘unconference’ is for anyone involved or interested in user experience design, user research, interaction design, information architecture, usability, accessibility and other associated fields. 
  4. Ergonomics and Human Factors 2017
    25 – 27 April 2017 | Northamptonshire, United Kingdom
    Ergonomists and Human Factors Specialists from around the world in both industry and academia will come together along with delegates from related disciplines such as psychology, health & safety and occupational health, for example, to listen to three days of thought-provoking presentations, workshops and discussions and engage in numerous networking opportunities. 
  5. 7th Annual ACE!
    11-12 May 2017 | Krakow, Poland
    ACE! is the regional conference in software development process such as agile, lean, kanban in Central Europe. This year ACE! also features  Lean Startup, LeanUX, Design Thinking, and Customer Development topics.
  6. Beyond Tellerrand
    15-17 May 2017 | Düsseldorf, Germany
    Beyond Tellerrand is twice a year conference covering many topics from design, technology, and inspiration. The first will be held in Düsseldorf while the second one will be in Berlin.
  7. UXLx: User Experience Lisbon 2017
    23 – 27 May 2017 | Lisbon, Portugal
    Join UXLx for 4 intense days of training with more than 20 workshops to hone up your skills and 10 inspiring talks.
    Super Early Bird and Early Bird tickets are now being sold. 
  8. UX London 2017
    24 – 26 May 2017 | London, United Kingdom
    UX London brings engaging industry leaders from around the world to present a combination of inspirational talks and lively, hands-on workshops. 
  9. UX Scotland 2017
    8 – 10 June 2017 | Dynamic Earth, Edinburgh, Scotland
    The conference for the UX, service design and digital communities in Scotland and the North of England. 
  10. The UX Conference
    13 June 2017 | London, United Kingdom
    A day of pactical UX design talks & workshops for designers & developers. From creating chatbots and designing a style guide to managing UX team and rapid prototyping.
  11. Beyond Tellerrand
    6 – 8 Nov 2017 | Berlin, Germany
    Beyond Tellerrand is twice a year conference covering many topics from design, technology, and inspiration. The first will be held in Düsseldorf while the second one will be held in Berlin.
  12. Service Design Conference
    TBA

Asia

  1. UXHK (User Experience Hong Kong) 2017
    24 & 25 February 2017 | Innocentre, Kowloon, Hong Kong
    User Experience Hong Kong (UXHK) is a learning event dedicated to bringing all product and service design disciplines together, from research, marketing, design, technology and the business to name a few, who are interested and passionate about designing great experiences for people and business for a better world for all.
    Early bird tickets are being sold until 31 December 2016 
  2. 11th International Conference on Tangible, Embedded and Embodied Interactions.
    20 – 23 March 2017 | Yokohama, Japan
    The ACM International Conference on Tangible, Embedded and Embodied Interaction (TEI) addresses issues of human-computer interaction, novel tools and technologies, interactive art, and user experience 
  3. INTERACT 2017 Mumbai
    25 – 29 September 2017 | Mumbai, India
    INTERACT conferences are an important platform for researchers and practitioners in the field of human-computer interaction (HCI) to showcase their work. Over the years, the conferences have attracted researchers from several countries and cultures. Being held for the first time in Asia in 2017, the conference will come a step closer to more than half of world’s population. 
  4. UXID
    TBA

Australia

  1. UX Australia 2017
    8 – 11 August 2017 | Hilton Sidney, Australia
    UX Australia is a 4 day conference about everything user experience; with 2 days of workshops and 2 days of conference presentations.
    UX Australia will be taking proposals for workshops and presentations from 1 February – mid-March. Registration will open on 1 May.

Others

  1. World IA Day 2017
    18 February 2017 | Worldwide
    World Information Architecture Day is a one-day annual celebration hosted by the Information Architecture Institute and held in dozens of locations across the globe.