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UX conferences that will satisfy your design wanderlust

  • Kamil Tatol

  • May 07, 2024

  • 8 min read

  • May 07, 2024

  • 8 min read

UX conferences are those vibrant hubs where you can mingle with other professionals during discussions, workshops, and talks. So don’t miss out on a chance to grow and take a look at top UX conferences.

Have you ever felt the urge to travel not only across geographical coordinates but also embark on a design exploration journey? We have, too. And there are some great UX conferences to satisfy that design wanderlust. They give you opportunities to find inspiration, do some networking, and collaborate with designers from all across the globe.

To start, before packing your bag for a trip to those conferences, we recommend you read our article where we talk about the future of UX design. 

Now, let’s take a look at top UX conferences that will ignite your sense of wonder and offer an unparalleled opportunity to push your career forward.

Top UX conferences


Prices: from $299

When: May 15-17, 2024

Where: New York

This year, UXDX’s key topic is “Shift from Projects to Product Teams”, focusing on the transformation within the industry from traditional, project-based work to product teams. The speakers will show the latest case studies and talk about team management strategies.

UX360 Research Summit

Price: €995

When: May 16-17, 2024

Where: Berlin, Germany

UX360 Research Summit zooms in on how to plan, conduct, and analyse UX research and implement gathered insights. This year is particularly exciting as this is the first time this conference will offer an in-person experience.

UX Istanbul

Prices: from €87

When: May 21-23, 2024

Where: Virtual

UX Istanbul Conference gives a spotlight on ethical, innovative, and user-centric solutions in business analysis and UX design. Their theme this year is “Unleashing Product Mastery!”.


Prices: from €445

When: May 21-24, 2024

Where: Lisbon, Portugal

UXLX calls itself a “learning experience” and a UX training event rather than a conference. Still, it is worth going to all the same. As with other conferences this year, it will focus more on AI and how UX professionals can use it.

HCI International

Price: $895

When: June 29 – July 4, 2024

Where: Washington DC

HCI (Human-Computer Interaction) International Conference focuses in 2024 on adapting processes in an AI-driven era with the keynote speech on “Technological Change for Improving Usability”.

UX Nordic

Prices: from €225

When: August 28-30, 2024

Where: Aarhus, Denmark

UX Nordic connects UX designers, UX researchers, UX writers, and UI designers from all over the globe. In 2024, the key speakers on the main conference day will talk about the future of UX, including AI.


Prices: from €239

When: October 9–11, 2024

Where: Virtual and Dublin, Ireland

UXDX EMEA redefines collaboration across product, UX, design, and development to encourage building better products. This year, the conference delivers unparalleled inspiration for advancing product innovation thanks to speakers from leading companies, including Reddit, GitHub, Uber, Google, and others.

World Usability Congress

Prices: from €440

When: October 15-17, 2024

Where: Graz, Austria

The World Usability Congress is attended by over 50 industry leaders who talk in detail about different aspects of their work. This year, the keynote speakers will talk about designing change and UX restoration.

Pro tips for the best conference experience

Conferences are not just events to attend but opportunities to maximise learning, networking, and personal growth. To make the most of your conference experience, try our 4 pro tips!

Don’t come unprepared

Take your time to prepare for a conference. Review its schedule, find interesting sessions, and create a personalised agenda.

If you’re attending it in person, pack essentials – business cards, chargers, and notepads.

Set clear objectives

Define what you hope to get from the conference. Whether it's gaining insights into industry trends, expanding your network, or discovering innovative solutions, having clear objectives will guide your conference experience and help you stay focused amidst the whirlwind of activities.


Actively engage with speakers and attendees: ask questions, participate in discussions, and share your insights and experiences. Don't be afraid to step out of your comfort zone and contribute to the conversation - you never know what valuable connections or ideas may emerge from these interactions.

Network, network, network

Networking is a fundament of conference success. So be approachable, genuine, and proactive. Introduce yourself to fellow attendees, exchange contact information, and follow up after the conference.


UX conferences offer invaluable opportunities for professional growth and development and serve as catalysts for continuous learning, inspiration, and growth in the ever-evolving field of UX design. So, don’t be afraid to grab your passport, pack your creativity, and set sail for the top UX conferences in 2024. See you there!

Kamil Tatol

Kamil Tatol


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