Delve into 3 days of expert-level UX tools & skills that you can put to work right now
Boost your skills with 2 daylong workshops and 1 day of 90-minute talks
Understand your users’ needs and create experiences that engage and delight
Leave ready to spark effective and productive change within your organization
Bring it home with you
The end of the conference doesn’t mean the learning stops. Every UI19 attendee also gets:
Complete conference materials: You’ll get PDFs for every session and workshop before you even show up at UI19.
One year of premium access to All You Can Learn by UIE, where you’ll enjoy an abundance of virtual seminars and past conference recordings on all things UX.
Recordings of the Tuesday’s talks: Relive Tuesday’s talks at your office through the video & audio recordings.
Choose one 8:30 am – 5:30 pm workshop for Monday, and another for Wednesday. We’ll provide several breaks with energizing snacks and beverages. We’ll suggest options for lunch on your own.
On Monday, October 27
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Mobile Design Essentials sold out
Inform your design decisions with global data on mobile behavior, trends, and best practices. Hear real-world case studies on how companies are creating faster, better mobile experiences.
Get detailed “how to’s” for updating existing designs and evolving antiquated processes. Walk away with practical implementation methods for improving your mobile designs right now.
Hear about trends in mobile usage and behavior
Take advantage of the many inputs mobile devices have to offer
Design for the thumb, not the mouse
See examples of forward-thinking mobile designs
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Content-First UX Design: A Lean Approach
Create more compelling products by first mapping the conversation you want to have with customers, then designing around it. Learn how to find the “right” words for your customers.
Make a content roadmap in super low-fidelity—plain text!—to drive discussions and decisions. Before starting design, run small experiments to find out if your content works.
Establish a content-based roadmap to guide design, development, and usability
Anticipate common UX content gaps, like error messaging or email content
Test messaging for understandability before it’s coded in HTML/CSS
Enhance your content with design and functionality—not the other way around
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Service Design: Creating Delightful Cross-Channel Experiences
Focus on the interactions people have in the context of any service situation. Create a cohesive customer experience by expanding beyond digital and designing for every customer touch point.
Map your customer’s emotional journey, and drop the buzzwords that prevent user engagement. Experiment with new prototyping techniques to test service designs quickly and cheaply.
Employ ethnographic research to design the user experience
Map the user’s journey to identify all of the common touch points
Create personas that help you understand different kinds of users
Expand your thinking beyond the UI and into the user’s context
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Design for Understanding
Wrangle information like a cowboy/cowgirl and design to help users make informed decisions. Identify different learning patterns and content themes before jumping to visuals.
See the case studies, techniques, and patterns to help you make interactive visualizations that encourage users to explore content and concepts. Prioritize clarity to convey meaning.
See how iconography or symbols can engage users
Consider the story your data is telling; design for that story
Experiment with different ways of displaying data
Create understandable, share-able data visualizations
On Wednesday, October 29
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Using Scenarios to Solve Design Problems
Delve into journey mapping, then create scenarios that identify and resolve design issues. Break down internal silos so you can build user-driven experiences, no matter the platform.
Stop letting organizational processes get in the way of smart design solutions. Learn powerful sketching activities that will unite your teams.
An introduction to scenario-driven design
Finding the scope and focus of your scenarios
Pitching scenarios internally using storytelling
How scenarios fit into your daily work
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Designing with Type
Choose and use type on the web, from serifs and superfamilies to counters and compositions. Practice typography in ways that will grow as the web grows.
Get the vocabulary you need to talk with others confidently about type. Confidently stand behind your typeface choices, critique designs, and fix existing typography problems.
Learn how to study, identify, and describe typefaces
See which factors to consider when choosing fonts
Convey importance and hierarchies through typography
Demystify type issues related to CSS or browser-specific fonts
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Designing Microinteractions fewer than 30 seats left
Design those often-overlooked UX elements—like microcopy, form controls, and system defaults—to increase your user engagement. See how delightful these details can be.
Plus, microinteractions help users remember your brand. So get the methodology, language, and techniques you’ll need to make yours memorable for all the right reasons.
What are microinteractions, and how do you trigger them
Setting rules to create delightful microinteractions
Designing with the four kinds of feedback
Experimenting with loops and modes
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UX as a Team Sport 12 seats left
Orient your team to customer needs so you can build the “right thing at the right time.” Rally a team of allies by involving them in a human-centered design process.
Conduct research without breaking budgets or timelines. Stop fighting uphill battles that end in your work being back-burnered or (gulp!) dismantled.
Involve peers, bosses, and users in the design process
Help others understand the value of UX design
Exert influence through collaborative design activities
Hear case studies of UX design processes that work for small teams