Design Conferences in 2019

A comprehensive list for designers who are looking for design events, meetups, and conferences to attend this year.

So if you're looking to update your knowledge and connect with other professionals in the UX community, then here’s a list of the best UX conferences, which include focuses such as user experience, design, usability and UI.

Name
Location
Date
Days
Price
Website
UXCamp DC 2019 Washington 🇺🇸 12 Jan 2019 1 $65.00 uxcampdc.com
In/Visible Talks San Francisco 🇺🇸 17 Jan 2019 1 $450.00
Nielsen Norman Group UX Conference Hong Kong 🇭🇰 21 Jan 2019 5 $4,113.00
New Adventures Nottingham 🇬🇧 23 Jan 2019 3 $248.53
Interaction 19 Seattle 🇺🇸 3 Feb 2019 6 $1,500.00
Wearable Technologies 2019 Munich 🇩🇪 3 Feb 2019 4 $973.54
Pause Festival Melbourne 🇦🇺 6 Feb 2019 3 $559.98
SustainableUX Online 🌍 12 Feb 2019 1 Donation
Digital Thinkers Conference Amsterdam 🇳🇱 13 Feb 2019 3 $949.32
UXHK Hong Kong 🇭🇰 15 Feb 2019 2 $593.64
FITC Amsterdam 2019 Amsterdam 🇳🇱 18 Feb 2019 2 $342.46
Workplace Summit San Jose 🇺🇸 21 Feb 2019 1 $75.00
The UX Conference London 🇬🇧 21 Feb 2019 1 $291.87 theuxconf.com
Podcamp Toronto Toronto 🇨🇦 22 Feb 2019 3 Free
Watermark Conference San Jose 🇺🇸 22 Feb 2019 1 $240.00
Nielsen Norman Group UX Conference Los Angeles 🇺🇸 24 Feb 2019 5 $4,760.00
Experience Design Week 2019 Denver 🇺🇸 25 Feb 2019 3 $2,799.00
Design Indaba Festival 2019 Cape Town 🇿🇦 27 Feb 2019 3 $125.20
ProfsoUX Saint Petersburg 🇷🇺 2 Mar 2019 2 $73.33
An Event Apart Seattle 🇺🇸 4 Mar 2019 3 $1,500.00
Deliver Manchester 🇬🇧 6 Mar 2019 2 $203.93
SXSW Austin 🇺🇸 8 Mar 2019 9 $1,450.00 sxsw.com
Convey UX Seattle 🇺🇸 11 Mar 2019 3 $1,195.00 conveyux.com
Human-Robot Interaction 2019 Daegu 🇰🇷 11 Mar 2019 4 $900.00
Pixel Up! Cape Town 🇿🇦 11 Mar 2019 3 $125.20 pixelup.co.za
Design Research 2019 Sydney 🇦🇺 13 Mar 2019 3 $528.28
ACM IUI Las Vegas 🇺🇸 17 Mar 2019 4 TBA
TEI 2019 Tempe 🇺🇸 17 Mar 2019 4 $900.00
UX Copenhagen Copenhagen 🇩🇰 18 Mar 2019 2 $920.46
Try! Swift Tokyo 🇯🇵 21 Mar 2019 2 $350.00
Nielsen Norman Group UX Conference London 🇬🇧 30 Mar 2019 5 $4,520.78
CHIuXiD Jakarta 🇮🇩 1 Apr 2019 1 $250.00 2019.chiuxid.org
CHIuXiD Surabaya 🇮🇩 3 Apr 2019 5 $250.00 2019.chiuxid.org
Activate Conference Baton Rouge 🇺🇸 4 Apr 2019 3 TBA
AIGA Design Conference Los Angeles 🇺🇸 4 Apr 2019 3 $1,500.00
eCommerce Design Summit London 🇬🇧 4 Apr 2019 2 $669.13
Forward Festival Vienna 🇦🇹 4 Apr 2019 3 $229.07
JAM Retreat Wales 🇬🇧 4 Apr 2019 4 $2,549.07
UX Insight Utrecht 🇳🇱 4 Apr 2019 1 TBA
Offset Dublin 🇮🇪 5 Apr 2019 3 $269.16 iloveoffset.com
UX Days Tokyo Tokyo 🇯🇵 5 Apr 2019 3 TBA
CHIuXiD Bali 🇮🇩 8 Apr 2019 2 $250.00 2019.chiuxid.org
Fintech Design Summit London 🇬🇧 12 Apr 2019 1 $573.54
SmashingConf San Francisco 🇺🇸 16 Apr 2019 2 $599.00
RubyKaigi Fukuoka 🇯🇵 18 Apr 2019 3 TBA
OFFF Barcelona 🇪🇸 25 Apr 2019 3 $228.67 offf.barcelona
Nielsen Norman Group UX Conference Washington DC 🇺🇸 27 Apr 2019 5 $5,735.00
Within Palm Springs 🇺🇸 29 Apr 2019 5 TBA gowithin.co
From Business to Buttons Stockholm 🇸🇪 3 May 2019 2 $787.09
CHI 2019 Glasgow 🇬🇧 4 May 2019 6 TBA chi2019.acm.org
An Event Apart Boston 🇺🇸 6 May 2019 2 $1,500.00
99U New York City 🇺🇸 8 May 2019 3 $999.00
Digital Thinkers Conference San Francisco 🇺🇸 8 May 2019 3 $784.95
The Next Web Conference 2019 Amsterdam 🇳🇱 9 May 2019 2 $686.06
UXPA Boston Boston 🇺🇸 10 May 2019 1 TBA
Beyond Tellerrand Düsseldorf 🇩🇪 13 May 2019 3 $319.55
Berlin Letters Festival Berlin 🇩🇪 16 May 2019 2 $343.60
Frontend United Utrecht 🇳🇱 17 May 2019 3 $286.34
UXLX Lisbon 🇵🇹 21 May 2019 4 $1,597.75 ux-lx.com
C2 Montréal 2019 Montreal 🇨🇦 22 May 2019 3 $1,757.93 c2montreal.com
Semi Permanent Sydney 🇳🇿 23 May 2019 3 $559.98
Think About! Cologne 🇩🇪 23 May 2019 2 $572.67 think-about.io
Design Thinkers VAN Vancouver 🇨🇦 28 May 2019 2 $495.45
The Design Conference Brisbane 🇦🇺 29 May 2019 4 $290.55
UX London London 🇬🇧 29 May 2019 3 $1,229.93
DesignOps Global Conference Manchester 🇬🇧 30 May 2019 2 $1,249.04
Enterprise UX 2019 San Francisco 🇺🇸 3 Jun 2019 3 TBA
Eyeo Festival Minneapolis 🇺🇸 3 Jun 2019 4 TBA
TVX’19 Manchester 🇬🇧 5 Jun 2019 3 TBA
Front Conference Utah 🇺🇸 6 Jun 2019 2 $700.00
Krupa Kiev 🇺🇦 6 Apr 2019 1 $151.67
Strive Toronto 🇨🇦 6 Jun 2019 2 $304.38
European Design Festival Warsaw 🇵🇱 7 Jun 2019 3 TBA
ECSCW 2019 Salzburg 🇦🇹 8 Jun 2019 5 TBA
UXcamp Berlin 🇩🇪 8 Jun 2019 2 Free
Camp Digital Manchester 🇬🇧 12 Jun 2019 1 $191.18
Pervasive Displays Palermo 🇮🇹 12 Jun 2019 3 TBA
UX Scotland Scotland 🇬🇧 12 Jun 2019 3 $618.15
CSS Day Amsterdam 🇳🇱 13 Jun 2019 2 TBA cssday.nl/2019
Forward Festival Munich 🇩🇪 13 Jun 2019 2 $229.07
Forward Festival Zurich🇨🇭 15 Jun 2019 1 $233.78
Leading Design New York City 🇺🇸 19 Jun 2019 2 $1,295.00
SmashingConf Toronto 🇨🇦 25 Jun 2019 2 $513.07
UXPA International Scottsdale 🇺🇸 25 Jun 2019 3 TBA uxpa2019.org
App Design & Development Conference Barcelona 🇪🇸 26 Jun 2019 3 $456.99
Forward Festival Hamburg 🇩🇪 4 Jul 2019 1 $343.60
World Haptics 2019 Tokyo 🇯🇵 9 Jul 2019 4 TBA
HCI International 2019 Florida 🇺🇸 26 Jul 2019 6 $795.00
An Event Apart Washington DC 🇺🇸 29 Jul 2019 3 $1,500.00
Semi Permanent Auckland 🇳🇿 15 Aug 2019 3 TBA
An Event Apart Chicago 🇺🇸 26 Aug 2019 3 $1,500.00
Interact 2019 Paphos 🇨🇾 2 Sep 2019 5 TBA interact2019.org
SmashingConf Freiburg 🇩🇪 9 Sep 2019 2 $686.06
Design Matters Copenhagen 🇩🇰 18 Sep 2019 2 $1,035.52
Big Design Dallas 🇺🇸 19 Sep 2019 3 TBA
Blend Fest Vancouver 🇨🇦 20 Sep 2019 2 TBA blendfest.ca
JAM Barcelona 🇪🇸 20 Sep 2019 2 $973.54
EuroIA Riga 🇱🇻 26 Sep 2019 3 TBA euroia.org
Us By Night Antwerp 🇧🇪 26 Sep 2019 3 $122.14
Mobile HCI Taipei 🇹🇼 1 Oct 2019 4 TBA
Midwest UX Michigan 🇺🇸 10 Oct 2019 3 $375.00
ICMI 2019 Suzhou 🇨🇳 14 Oct 2019 5 TBA
SmashingConf New York City 🇺🇸 15 Oct 2019 2 $599.00
Amuse Budapest 🇭🇺 16 Oct 2019 3 TBA amuseconf.com
World Usability Congress Graz 🇦🇹 16 Oct 2019 2 $904.82
Brand New Conference Las Vegas 🇺🇸 17 Oct 2019 2 $500.00
UIST 2019 New Orleans 🇺🇸 20 Oct 2019 4 TBA
Push Conference Munich 🇩🇪 24 Oct 2019 2 TBA
Interaction Latin America Medellín 🇨🇴 31 Oct 2019 3 $225.00
JAM London 🇬🇧 31 Oct 2019 2 $573.54
KIKK Festival Namur 🇧🇪 31 Oct 2019 4 TBA kikk.be/2018
UX Brighton Brighton 🇬🇧 1 Nov 2019 1 $216.67
EPIC Rhode Island 🇺🇸 10 Nov 2019 TBA TBA epicpeople.org
An Event Apart Denver 🇺🇸 28 Nov 2019 3 $1,500.00
An Event Apart San Francisco 🇺🇸 9 Dec 2019 3 $1,500.00
AGI Open TBA TBA TBA TBA agi-open.com
An Interesting Day TBA TBA TBA TBA
Bulgaria Web Summit Sofia 🇧🇬 TBA TBA TBA
Clarity San Francisco 🇺🇸 TBA 3 $500.00 clarityconf.com
Computer-Supported Cooperative Work TBA TBA TBA TBA cscw.acm.org
DesignOps Summit TBA TBA TBA TBA
Epicurrence TBA TBA TBA TBA epicurrence.com
Fintech Design Summit New York City 🇺🇸 TBA TBA TBA
Fluxible Waterloo 🇨🇦 TBA TBA TBA fluxible.ca
Framer Loupe TBA TBA TBA TBA
IA Summit TBA TBA TBA TBA iasummit.org
Layers San Jose 🇺🇸 TBA TBA TBA layers.is
Mobile UX London London 🇬🇧 TBA TBA TBA
Rad Summit TBA TBA TBA TBA radsummit.co
Revolve Conference TBA TBA TBA TBA
Semi Permanent Los Angeles 🇺🇸 TBA TBA TBA
Semi Permanent Porto 🇵🇹 TBA TBA TBA
Semi Permanent Singapore 🇸🇬 TBA TBA TBA
SPAN TBA TBA TBA TBA
Try! Swift New York City 🇺🇸 TBA TBA TBA
UX Live TBA TBA TBA TBA ux-live.co
UX Riga Riga 🇱🇻 TBA TBA TBA uxriga.com
UX, Y’all Raleigh 🇺🇸 TBA TBA TBA uxyall.org
UX & UI Innovation Summit London 🇬🇧 TBA TBA TBA
Webstock Wellington 🇳🇿 TBA TBA TBA webstock.org.nz
WWDC San Jose 🇺🇸 TBA TBA TBA