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11 fall UX and CX conferences not to miss

Lara White  |  August 31, 2018

Summer’s winding down, and we all know what that means: it’s almost time for conference season! If you’re focused on UX or CX, it’s your lucky day! We’ve put together a list of the best fall events to learn more about human-centered design, information architecture, user research, user testing, customer experience, mobile experiences and more. The UserTesting team is excited to be attending CXSF in San Francisco and Adobe MAX in LA in October. If you’ll be there too be sure to swing by and say hello! Chat with our experts and even run a test with us onsite.

1.  CXSF, October 2-3, 2018

Where: San Francisco, California Why you should attend: This gathering of innovators and technologists will help you effectively combine technology and strategy to help you create meaningful customer experiences, wherever they happen. Register: Use the code: USERTESTINGCLIENT when you register here and get a discount on us!

2. Adobe MAX, October 15-17, 2018

Where: Los Angeles, California Why you should attend: Adobe Max is a great place to network, learn, and be inspired with professionals across multiple disciplines, from designers, creative directors, illustrators, video pros, photographers, tech and business strategists and more.

Here are a few more of our top picks!

3. CX Week Canada, September 12-14, 2018

Where: Toronto, Ontario Why you should attend: This year, world-class speakers will cover how you can gain a competitive advantage by using human-centered design to create exceptional experiences. Sessions will focus on customer-centered product design and onboarding.

4. UX STRAT September 16–18, 2018

Where: Providence, Rhode Island Why you should attend: If you’re a UX professional and want to develop a more strategic approach to your product and experience design efforts, this is the conference for you.

5. Digital Customer Experience Strategy Summit, September 18-19

Where: Chicago, Illinois Why you should attend: With over 20 industry-leading speakers, attendees will get exclusive insights into digital CX strategies to help design and deliver outstanding experiences and drive growth.

6. An Event Apart October 8-10, 2018

Where: Orlando, Florida Why you should attend: Get inspired with three days packed with design, code, and content for interaction designers and developers, and hear from some of the industry’s top influencers.

7. Midwest UX October 11-13, 2018

Where: Chicago, Illinois Why you should attend: If you’re passionate about creating experiences and building a community, you’ll find like-minded professionals at this conference in beautiful Chicago.

8. World Usability Congress October 17-18, 2018

Where: Austria Why you should attend: A great excuse to visit beautiful Austria and expand your skills and knowledge with over 40 speakers spread out over four knowledge tracks.

9. CSCW, November 3–7, 2018

Where: Jersey City, New Jersey Why you should attend: Join other experience professionals to explore how technologies can empower people and communities to work together in new and better ways.

10. UI23 November 12-14, 2018

Where: Boston, Massachusetts Why you should attend: Tackle your biggest design challenges with UIE’s 23’rd annual UI conference. Join seasoned designers, product managers, researchers, and content strategists to take your UX skills to the next level.

11. DX Summit, November 12-14, 2018

Where: Chicago, Illinois Why you should attend: Join digital CX executives, customer engagement leaders, and analytics and optimization pros to learn more about the modern digital customer experience ecosystem, get insights from experienced teams and peers, and spark your innovation for change with cross-industry insights.

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About the author:

Lara is Sr. Manager, Integrated Marketing at UserTesting where she oversees social media, content, and manages integrated marketing campaigns. She's obsessed with office dogs, Brené Brown, and hot sauce.