user experience

Designing The Search Experience

Users are starting to expect a whole lot more from search interfaces – from Google Instant (their now ubiquitous autocomplete feature), to faceted navigation, spatial search, and much more.

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Date: 8 February 2011
Location: Lighthouse 1, Zone B, UK

Rising demand for User Experience Designers: Candidates play catch up

Advanced Web Design

User Experience Design has traditionally been seen as something most Web Designers do.  It’s an essential aspect of designing any site, yet only 1% of our web designers specialise in the area despite a rise in demand for such candidates. With businesses continuing to increase their revenues through digital, User Interface is becoming more vital than ever. So why the shortfall?

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UX London 2011

UX London presenters represent the cream of user experience practitioners worldwide. By attending, you will gain the wisdom of years of experience from this amazing cast of engaging speakers and effective teachers. This year's speakers include Alan Cooper, Louis Rosenfeld, Matt Jones, Robert Fabricant, Josh Porter, Kate Rutter and many more

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Date: 13 April 2011
Location: The Cumberland Hotel, UK

UX People - the non-profit, one-day user experience conference in the heart of London

Zebra People is proud to host its second event on 26 November. Speakers from AKQA, Lab49, Nokia, Web Technology Group, and the only UK-accredited Axure trainer will be sharing their expertise. This non-profit event is an unmissable date on the calendar so book your tickets before 22 October for limited Early Bird prices.

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Date: 26 November 2010
Location: Kings Place, UK

Tales from the Frontline of UX Careers Speed-Networking


When the UK UPA (UK Usability Professionals' Association) listed their careers event on Chinwag's events listings, we asked UK UPA Head of Professional Development, Leslie Fountain, to share her insight.

Our annual June Careers event this year was more than just about which employer had the flashiest displays or cupcakes. Our attendees weren't concerned with how many goody bags they could get, this year we got really serious, enter Speed Dating...

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User Centred Design: Techniques to Improve the User Experience

Learn user centred design techniques help you systematically understand your users better and design effective, efficient and satisfying products and systems.

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Date: 21 October 2010
Location: System Concepts Ltd, UK

UK UPA meets Pecha Kucha Night

We are back for our July event, hosted at Sapient Nitro on Thursday 15th July 2010. This time round we are bringing you the amazingly inspirational Pecha Kucha 20x20 Night and opening the floor for an entertaining multi-presenter night.

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Date: 15 July 2010
Location: Sapient Nitro, UK

User Centred Design: Techniques to Improve the User Experience

Learn user centred design techniques to help you understand your users better and design products which are effective, efficient and satisfying to use.

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Date: 26 May 2010
Location: System Concepts Ltd, UK

City University Human Computer Interaction Open Evening

City Interaction Lab and HCID will showcase some of technologies used in commercial and student projects. The evening also includes talks and workshops in accessibility, usability, and user-centered design

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Date: 21 April 2010
Location: City University HCID Centre, 2nd Floor, College Building, UK

UX People

UX People is a new, non-profit making one-day user experience event brought to you by Zebra People. Held on 22 March in central London, this affordable event sees some of Britain's leading user experience practitioners giving talks, leading in-depth workshops and sharing industry insights. Update: less than 40 tickets available!!

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Date: 22 March 2010
Location: Kings Place, UK

Web Usability Training

This one day course is designed for people who want to know how to make web sites usable and for anyone who is involved in the design process.

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Date: 16 February 2010
Location: BSG House, UK

UX Lx: User Experience Lisbon

3 days of User Experience Talks and Workshops taking place in Lisbon, Portugal next 12 to 14 May 2010.

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Date: 12 May 2010
Location: FIL Meeting Centre, PT

Etre Get Together 2010 with Lou Rosenfeld and Steve Krug

Fancy spending two days in the company of the leading lights in the field of user some folks from Etre too? Want to learn everything there is to know about site search analytics and usability testing from the blokes who wrote the books on these subjects? Then get yourself down to Etre Get Together 2010!

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Date: 1 March 2010
Location: The Institute of Contemporary Arts (ICA), UK


A one day BarCamp in Richmond, London for anyone involved or interested in user experience design, interaction design, information architecture or usability.

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Date: 22 August 2009
Location: Gumtree Offices, UK

Online Retail User Experience Benchmarks 2006


What do online, offline and multichannel retailers need to know about the consumer internet habits in? Is there such as thing as “E-commerce 2.0”?

We feel that Online Retail User Experience Benchmarks 2006 is another groundbreaking study that e-tailers around the world should read and digest, before making the necessary changes to improve their websites. The result should be increased conversion rates and happier repeat customers. So what’s included in this 82-page report?

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