User Friendly 2012 Conference in Beijing, China on 9 Nov. to 11 Nov.

With the popularization of products and services characterized by user experience (abbreviated as UX thereafter) among customers, UX has become a hit in the profession so much so that there is now an enormous demand for UX talents even though most enterprises have already employed UX professionals or even established related departments. The ever widening gap between supply and demand of UX-related professionals, however, has propelled the engagement of many a non-professional in UX and the establishment of UX as a major in colleges and universities.

31 Jul 2011 - 5:16pm
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HIVE 2011: A one-day event exploring the value of design in technology

HIVE 2011 is a one-day conference that explores the role of design in tech. The inaugural event produced by AIGA Seattle will take place in Redmond, WA at the Microsoft Conference Center on Friday, Sept. 16th, 2011 from 10am - 5pm. Whether you’re a designer, developer, or a founder, there's something in this conference just for you. We have a ton of great speakers and topics, but we're also working hard to provide a great framework for local UX professionals to engage with tech managers and bridge the communication gap to improve the products and services we build.

25 Jul 2011 - 3:20pm
5 years ago
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Yohan Creemers

[Event] Design by Fire 2011

IxDA Nederland is happy to announce Design by Fire 2011, the fifth edition of this annual interaction design conference — with a preceding day of workshops.

Workshops - Thursday, 13 October 2011

The maximum group size of 20 participants guarantees a valuable, hands-on learning experience. This year we hand-picked two full day and two half day workshops:

  • This is Service Design;
  • Innovation Games;
  • Time Management for Headstrong Professionals;
  • A Practical Guide to Designing Across Devices.


1 Jul 2011 - 4:22pm
5 years ago
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UX Intensive Heads to Chicago Oct. 24 - 26th

Hi all,

Just wanted to let you know that registration for UX Intensive Chicago is now open, and IxDA members get a 15% discount. Use code IxDA when you register.


30 Mar 2011 - 1:59pm
Jim Kalbach

[EVENT] Early Bird Expires: UX Workshops in Sydney (28-29 April 2011) with James Kalbach

The early bird for my workshops in Sydney expires in 2 days (Saturday, April 2). See details below.


21 Mar 2011 - 4:53am
Jim Kalbach

Call for Participation: Euro HCIR Workshop in UK, July 4, 2011


1st European Workshop on Human-Computer Interaction and Information Retrieval


Call for papers BCS HCI 2011 Workshop: Supporting Collaboration Through Multimodal and Cross-modal Interfaces

Call for papers

BCS HCI 2011 Workshop: Supporting Collaboration Through Multimodal and Cross-modal Interfaces

21 Jan 2011 - 4:23am
5 years ago
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Persona validation & development

Hi there

I'm running a session with stakeholders to validate and develop the work I've been doing on a set of Personas. I just wondered if anyone had any experience of this & any ideas for how to get the most out of an hour session. I'm going to present the personas and explain how I got there initially but this is pretty dry & I'd really like to get them engaged and empathising. I think developing stories and scenarios around the characters would be the way forward but any ideas for how to do this in a workshop setting - exercises etc?


25 May 2010 - 11:21am

UX Summer School Workshops in Philadelphia June 18th


Announcing the UX Summer School Workshop

23 Feb 2010 - 9:14am
Bruno Figueiredo

Discount code for UX Lisbon: Early Bird ends Feb. 28

Just as a reminder to everyone, "UX Lx: User Experience Lisbon"
Early Bird registration period ends this week (February 28). Coming
March ticket prices will increase 200 Euros. IxDA Members discount

UX Lisbon is set for May 12 to 14 in Lisbon, Portugal. We are going
to have 28 talks and 16 workshops with world renowned, top industry
speakers: Steve Krug, Peter Merholz, Jared Spool, Luke Wroblewski,
Dan Saffer, Donna Spencer, Bill Scott, Eric Reiss, Brian Fling and
many more. All of them are going to give both a talk and a half-day

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