Upcoming UX + Usability Conferences in 2020

Upcoming UX + Usability Conferences in 2020

Posted by Natasja Bogers on Sat 18 Jan. 2020 - 2 minute read

Are you looking for the best UX, HCI, and usability conferences in 2020? Conferences and meet-ups are a great way to learn all about the latest trends in your field. Besides that they can be the perfect place to update your know-how and connect with other professionals at the same time.

Conferences and events are a great way to get updated on the latest trends and insights in your field, meet peers, or present your work. Thousands of meetings take place worldwide every year. Are you in need of finding UX events and conferences happening around the world, and not sure where to go? Here is an extensive list of User Design and UX events taking place in 2020.

Usability and UX conferences in Europe

European countries will host plenty of UX conferences where all aspects of usability testing and related user research will get the spotlight:

  • Interaction 20 - The interaction design conference that's built around a global community - February 2 - 7, 2020 in Milan, Italy
  • Digital Thinkers Conference - February 19 - 21, 2020 in Amsterdam, The Netherlands
  • The UX Conference - Design conference that’s not about trends & buzzwords, but collaboration between designers - March 2-3, 2020 in London, England
  • UX in the City: Manchester 2020 - a practical event for the UX community from the organizers of UX Cambridge and UX Scotland – March 12-13, 2020 in Manchester, UK
  • UX Copenhagen - March 30 - 31, 2020 in Copenhagen, Denmark
  • UXInsight- April 6-8, 2020 in Breda, The Netherlands
  • Ergonomics & Human Factors 2020 - April 27 - 29, 2020 in Stratford-upon-Avon, United Kingdom
  • UX London 2020 Organized for the 12th time – May 27-29, 2020 in London, UK
  • ETRA 2020 - Symposium on Eye Tracking Research and Applications organized by ACM SIGCHI - June 2 - 5, 2020 in Stuttgart, Germany
  • UX Scotland 2020 – June 10-12, 2020 in Edinburgh, Scotland
  • Flupa UXdays - June 18 - 19, 2020 in Paris, France

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Usability and UX conferences in the United States and Canada

There will be plenty of UX conferences in 2019 taking place on Northern American grounds in the USA and Canada:

  • Experience Design 2020 - February 24 - 26, 2020 in Denver, CO, USA
  • SXSW Interactive 2019 - March 13 - 22, 2020 in Austin, TX, USA
  • Creative South 2020 - April 2 - 4, 2020 in Columbus, GA, USA
  • Digital Thinking 2020 - April 14 - 17, 2020 in Austin, TX, USA
  • #gamesUR 2020 - a one-day event about games user research and user experience - May 14, 2020 in Montreal, Canada
  • #UXRConf - June 3 - 5, 2020 in Toronto, Canada
  • UXPA 2020 - this event is geared towards UX professionals of all levels, and from all over the world - June 23 - 25, 2020 in Baltimore, MD, United States
  • Digital Thinkers Conference Toronto - July 14 - 16, 2020 in Toronto, Canada
  • HFES 2020 - October 5 - 9, 2020 in Chicago, IL, USA
  • CHI PLAY 2020 - November 1 - 4, 2020 in Ottawa, Canada
  • CanUX - Canada’s premier UX event - November 12 - 15, 2020 in Ottawa, Canada

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UX conferences in Asia and Oceania

Traveling around the world for a UX event? You might want to attend these meetings:

  • User Experience Hong Kong (UXHK) 2020 - February 21 - 22, 2020 in Hong Kong, China
  • Design Research 2020 - March 18 - 20, 2020 in Melbourne, Australia
  • Perth UX Camp - March 19 - 20, 2020 in Perth, Australia
  • Design Thinking Australia 2020 - March 31 - April 2, 2020 in Sydney, Australia
  • UX Australia 2020 - the 12th User Experience Design conference - August 25 - 28, 2020 in Melbourne, Australia

Did we miss any conferences on UX, user research, usability, human factors, HCI, or other UX related topics? And are any of these meetings on your 2020 calendar?

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Please note: Noldus Information Technology is not responsible for organizing these conferences and events. More details on each event can be found by visiting the conference event websites.

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