Usability Conferences to Attend

Usability Conferences give us a forum where we can get together to share our experiences and problems about a product. Unless faced with challenges, we never actually start learning. We all know that learning is a continuous process and we never stop learning or sharing our experiences in our daily lives. Evolution in every field today has come up with the new challenges of delivering more innovative and technically sound solutions. Whether it is a product or a service that has been offered, its usability and its scope in future have always been a big question. By sharing our experiences we could actually help in the evolution of a product.

What attracts most site visitors is life changing information if they get to see a glimpse of it; otherwise most of the visitors never even read the entire content on any website. Clear writing, specific points and proper categorization attract most of the visitors on any website. In usability conferences, these points are discussed and a lot of people share their experiences regarding any set of products or services. This is why most of the companies attend regular usability conferences.

User experience design (UXD or UED):-In most cases UX covers almost entirely the traditional human-computer interaction. All the aspects of any product or services are addressed in a detailed manner through this design. This helps us gain impetus in evolving a better and more satisfying user experience.

Understanding how and why content is used on the internet is a very essential part of these Usability conferences. UX events bring together many voices from different technology communities from all over the world.

Human interactions mean bringing people from all types of technology and services communities and industries under one roof. Its focus is on personal interaction, to help people from a various scientific communities to work together. Usability conferences give a space for these interactions, people meet and discuss on various engineering practices and how to make existing technology systems work more efficiently.

These types of forums are essential because they works like a nerve-centre of an entire human to human and human-computer activity. Sharing information on various subjects and getting important feedbacks always helps improve the end product.

Usability Conferences to Know

A lot of events take place in the field of UX design and development each year. Some of the events of 2014 are:

IA Summit: It is one of the best UX conference experiences of this year where you can see the perfect combination of first-time speakers to the UX celebs sharing their years of experiences. It is the best place to observe a big gamut of tech savvy people, all under in one event.

Future M:  MITX’s Future M conference is undoubtedly one the best conference in the field of innovation in the tech world. Future M knows that real marketing encompasses the costumer’s experience and it does not simply end up with advertisements.

UX Camp CPH: Held in Denmark at the end of April, this conference is unique because most of the attendees lead the talks and workshops and there are only a few planned keynote speakers.

Through this, it is pretty much clear that Usability conferences are an important part of the development of the entire tech world and these conferences are a gateway of an evolution in the field of technology as well as other product and services.



Jessica is the Lead Author & Editor of UsabilityLab Blog. Jessica writes for the UsabilityLab blog to create a source for news and discussion about some of the issues, challenges, news, and ideas relating to usability.