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I am sure you have already heard: this year the UXPA 2017 International Conference will be held in Toronto, Canada, June 6-8th and I am so excited! The Westin Harbour Castle is our conference hotel, and not only does it have a great conference center, it’s also in a fantastic location (waterfront, check!).
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Your UXPA International Board of Directors gathered together last month just outside of Washington, D.C. in Middleburg, Virginia for a three-day meeting to focus on next steps for the Association. Representation was there from the entire Board to ensure that each major functional area of the organization was covered.
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The results of the 2016 UXPA salary survey are in. This is the 6th UXPA salary survey (collected since 2005). The research team at MeasuringU helped collect the data and analyzed the results. 
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Randolph Bias, Ph.D, CHFP! While we don’t have a gold statue to present, we have something better! Not only will Dr. Bias receive our award at the UXPA 2017 International Conference – he will be onstage, live, being interviewed during the event for our Inside the UX Studio series.  Join host Chris Hass, former UXPA International and UXPA Boston President, for a fun-filled Q&A. This is...
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The capital of the province of Ontario, Toronto is a dynamic metropolis along Lake Ontario’s northwestern shore. Soaring with skyscrapers, Toronto also has many green spaces and is a centre for cultural diversity, music, theatre, and all-around family fun! My wife and I have been fortunate enough to visit before and our toddler had a fantastic time at the Ontario Science Centre. While you attend...
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Happy new year! Yes, I know we are well into January, but I think I can still say it since I have not seen most of you in person yet (and if I say "Happy New Year" when I see you at the annual conference in June, please tell me to stop). 2016 was a very successful year for UXPA - thank you to all our members, volunteers and sponsors who made this happen. Thank you especially to the Board of...
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UXPA has partnered with The Creative Group, a division of Robert Half International, to provide career and professional development resources to our membership.
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The Board of Directors of the User Experience Professsionals Association is pleased to announce the 2016 recipient of the UXPA UX Lifetime Achievement Award, Dr. Susan Dray. Although all of the UX professionals nominated this year were amazing and have made fantastic contributions to our field, Dr. Dray was selected for her dedication, innovation and expertise.
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During the last 10 years, over 25,000 people have been a part of our initiative to share the important message that people matter, that technology should help people improve and enjoy their lives. 
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"The lifeblood of any discipline is its students," write Doug Gillan and Beryl Plimmer in their introduction to the special student issue of the Journal of Usability Studies (JUS).
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