2020 UXPA International Student Project Competition

student project competition finalists

Thanks to all participants of the third edition of the Student Project Competition. It was an amazing year! We are pleased to announce our winner of this year’s competition, Deed by Anurag Sachan. The panel of judges were extremely impressed with the level of primary and secondary research into the problem space. The target user was expertly portrayed through a selection of empathy maps, personas and customer journey maps. The final solution was articulated through detailed information architecture, task flows and user interface design. Anurag will be presenting his project as part of the UXPA International 2020 – At-Home virtual conference in September. Make sure not to miss it! RUNNERS UP! The judging panel also decided to award two runners’ …

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UXPA 2020 Postponement

Dear UXPA Members and all fellow UXers, What a crazy, stressful time 2020 has been. We, as the Board of Directors for UXPA International  just hope that everyone is staying safe and healthy as best you can. As an organization, UXPA International has always been known for its annual conference. It’s a fantastic event with amazing content, courses, and networking opportunities. We pride ourselves in offering a great program and fun opportunities to connect with other UX Professionals. However, after much deliberation and tough discussions, the UXPA International Board of Directors has made the difficult decision that our Annual 2020 conference be postponed until August 2021 (same location, same hotel in Baltimore). We will share more details at a later …

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Upcoming UXPA Chapter events

As the world adjusts to working from home, UXPA Chapters have been moving events online. You can now join a book club in Austin, chat interfaces of tomorrow in Austria and join an inclusive design round table in Cleveland. All from the comfort of your own home. As well as Chapter events UXPA International have a collection of upcoming webinars for you to enjoy too! LGBTQIA+ Social Tuesday Talk – UXPA Los Angeles Weekly spot for the LGBTQIA+ UX community to spill the tea every Tuesday and discuss UX, current events and topical issues Every Tuesday 5:30 PM – 7:00 PM PDT The Top 5 Takeaways From Cool Behavioral Economics Research (There’s no Math, We Promise)– UXPA Minnesota Behavioral Economics …

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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.

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