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With over 200 groups on 6 continents, IxDA local events can be anything from a happy hour to a multi-day conference. We're also fans of events organized within the broader design community. We like to think of it as something for everyone.

Read Recommendations for IxDA Local Group organizers in light of COVID-19

London, United Kingdom

29 Sep 2020

On 29 Sept 2020, IxDA London is taking part in Interaction Design Day again this year. This year's theme is "Culture and Sustainability". This year is different to previous' years, where we will be running all our sessions on the IxDD European livestream. ACCESS TO THE EVENT WILL NOT BE VIA THIS MEETUP PAGE. Instead, the livestream and full event details will be via the ...

Grand Rapids, MI, USA

29 Sep 2020

Circular Sustainability Through Stakeholder Engagement: It’s not enough for designers of any kind to limit their expertise on craft skills if they want to make transformational change in the world. Beyond screen and other design elements, are how our work impacts multiple stakeholders and the Planet, itself. The circular economy is a helpful frame to design from that, combined with systems thinking and value creation, give designers new skills to deploy and differentiate their work."

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Brno, Czech Republic

29 Sep 2020

Asociace UX Tuesday, September 29 at 6:00 PM World Interaction Design Day is an annual event where we come together as a united global community to show how interaction design improves the human ...


29 Sep 2020

World Interaction Design Day is an annual event where we come together as a united global community to show how interaction design improves the human condition. Our aim is to have a positive, long-lasting impact by facilitating activities that support dialogue and outcomes. Presented in partnership with Adobe and IxDA, we welcome everyone to contribute by hosting activities for their local communities around the theme for 2020: Culture and Sustainability

Cincinnati, OH, USA - online

29 Sep 2020

Goldilocks and AI: As Artificial Intelligence (AI) continues to become more prevalent in technology, it’s important that we don’t get caught up in the technology itself and continue to make our end users the true hero of our experiences. When does a user trust a product too much that their own skills diminish? How do we prevent complacency with technology? Our presenter Rob Keefer will share how to ensure you plan for hitting the right balance between user needs and AI - the Goldilocks of AI

San Francisco, CA, USA - online

01 Oct 2020

Scott Berkun, a bestselling author and popular speaker, to learn powerful stories to explain why designers' work matters. Scott is a bestselling author and popular speaker on creativity, leading projects, culture, business and many other subjects. He’s a former interaction designer and project manager who worked for many years at Microsoft and He’s the author of eight books, including The Myths of Innovation, Confessions of a Public Speaker, and The Year Without Pants.

Jacksonville, FL, USA - online

07 Oct 2020

Building a design moat — Leverage design to create a competitive advantage. How can we as designers help our product/company differentiate? The answer lies in building a design moat by using deep customer discovery, fixing multiple low-hanging fruits in the current design, and by constantly experimenting for compounding benefits.

San Francisco, CA, USA - online

16 Oct 2020

Indi Young: Listening Deeply – Understand People Before Solving Problems: Indi is a researcher who coaches, writes, and teaches about inclusive product strategy. Her work is rooted in the problem space where the focus is on people, not users. Indi pioneered opportunity maps (mental model diagrams) and thinking styles to help teams truly pay attention to people, without letting cognitive bias and assumptions creep in. She has written two books, Practical Empathy and Mental Models. Her next book, Assumptions Aside, will cover thinking styles instead of demographic personas.


31 Jan 2021 05 Feb 2021

Buckle up – this will be one for the books! The world as we know it is shifting and the zeitgeist calls for new and innovative ways to connect and learn from others. For the first time in its history, Interaction Week will be happening online in 2021. Our team is preparing an epic virtual experience that will connect you with some of the brightest minds in design and leave you ready to solve the problems of our generation.