UX resources we recommend!

While you are at home, some UX resources for you…We hope everyone is doing well and staying safe! UXPA has assembled a few resources that you can use from your own home or wherever you may be. Do you have more resources you’d like to share with your UXPA community? Please let us know at office@uxpa.org. Podcasts Mix Methods: – https://www.mixed-methods.org/episodes Crazy One Podcast – http://thecrazy1.com/ The UXers (in French) – https://theuxers.com/ The Design Niche Podcast – https://designnichepodcast.github.io/ Articles Ready for take-off: Best practices for creating and launching remote user research studies Helping from afar: Running customer support remotely How to run a remote-friendly co-design Books UX Pin: “Thoughtful content on mobile & web prototyping, wireframing, mockups, usability testing, project management, design process …

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In memory of Tom Tullis

With great sadness we share that Thomas (Tom) Stuart Tullis, Ph.D. passed away last week. Greatly respected and admired within the UX community he is a leader, author and professor that pioneered the UX industry.  UXPA International would like to thank Tom for everything he has given to the industry. He was not only a huge contributor to the UX industry, but he also was our UXPA. For many years he has been our International Conference photographer, taking beautiful photos of the event every year he attended. He has also played a prominent role on the board of UXPA Boston. UXPA Boston have created a shared photo album and a collection of memories. Tom was the 2011 winner of the …

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UXPA 2020 moves to September

We’ve been motoring advice from the World Health Organisation (WHO) and the Center for Disease Control (CDC) over the past weeks. Given the current situation we’ve taken the decision to delay the UXPA International 2020 conference. UXPA International will now run between August 31 and September 03 in Baltimore, MD. Pre-conference courses will be held on Monday August 31 2020.The main conference will be from September 01 – 03 2020. You can find out more information on our conference website. These are unprecedented times for all of us, stay safe and we look forward to seeing you in August.

Spotlight on Veronika Sipeeva

Our Director of Volunteers, Alain Robillard-Bastien sat down with UXPA International volunteer extraordinaire, Veronika to discuss what its like to take on such an important role for the organization and learn more about what she does day to day. So: what motivated you to become a volunteer with us initially? When I was a student, I had an opportunity to meet with Seattle’s UXPA chapter and volunteer at events. There I met fantastic people, passionate about UX and UX community. I wanted to be part of that community and help more. Later, I learned about a volunteering opportunity with the UXPA conference and applied. Volunteering at my first UX conference was rewarding as you can actually see how big of …

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5 reasons to sponsor the UXPA International 2020 Conference

Over 600 UX professionals are coming to Baltimore, MD this summer. Be the brand they remember by sponsoring one of the biggest UX conferences in the world. There are 100’s of reasons to become a sponsor, and picked our top 5. When you’re ready, we’d love to talk more about opportunities to help you achieve your goals. 1) Tailor your own package – we love to help our partners create experiences at our conferences. Whether you want to sponsor our underwater aquarium reception, host a private dinner or maybe a portfolio review, we will work with you to build a sponsored experience that puts your brand at the front of everyone’s minds. 2) Reach a global audience – we welcome …

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Happy 2020! New Year, New Possibilities!

I hope everyone had a healthy and relaxing holiday season. 2019 was a busy one for our UXPA International Board! We presented some great online courses and webinars, held a fantastic annual conference in Scottsdale, AZ and had our first ever Latin American conference in Chile, UXLat. We reworked our website, helped provide more support for our local chapters and published more excellent content in both our magazine and journal. Sadly, we also had to see the departure of three of our amazing Board members, who terms ended December 2019. Jen Romano Bergstrom (past President and Past Marketing Director), Jean Fox (our Director of Finance/Treasurer extraordinaire) and Lauren Schaefer (Past Marketing Director, Director of Web). While these awesome women will …

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