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Friday May 19, 2017 – Sheraton Boston Hotel

16th Annual User Experience Conference


Almost 1000 people attended the conference in 2016. We look forward to seeing you again soon. Volunteering and mentoring opportunities will be available in early 2017. Join our community to stay up to date, or visit to learn more about our organization.

  • “The sheer amount of UX knowledge in the Boston area is surprising. This was my first UX conference and I thought it was just a niche field, I had no idea how extensive it was as an industry.”

    - First-Time Attendee

  • “Speaking for the first time at this conference. It’s a great community and even more rewarding than other speaking engagements I have done.”

    – 2016 Speaker

  • “Inspirational speakers, great topics, opportunities to network within the design community.”

    – 2016 Conference Attendee

  • “Interesting sessions, great networking and mentoring opportunities, everyone was very receptive to meeting and chatting.”

    – 2016 Attendee


  • 7:30AM Registration and Breakfast
  • 8:30AM-9:00AM Welcome and Opening Keynote

    Dan Berlin, UXPA Boston President

  • 9:15AM-12:00PM Presentations

    Presentation Tracks: Design, Research, Strategy, Professional Networking

  • 12:00PM-1:00PM Lunch and Table Topics
  • 1:00PM-2:45PM Presentations

    Presentation Tracks: Design, Research, Strategy, Professional Networking

  • 2:45PM-3:15PM Coffee Break
  • 3:15PM-5:00PM Presentations

    Presentation Tracks: Design, Research, Strategy, Professional Networking

  • 5:00PM-5:45PM Closing Keynote

    Past keynote speakers: Chauncey Wilson, Jared Spool, Louis Rosenfeld

  • 5:45PM-7:00PM Cocktail Reception

    Beer, wine & cocktails.





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Chair Drop

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Featured Speakers

2017 call for proposals has ended.

Donna LichawConsultant, Speaker, Writer
Steve KrugAuthor, Don't Make Me Think
Sarah BloomerUser Experience SVP, GfK
Meena KothandaramanCustomer Experience Strategist, twig+fish
Beth LoringPrincipal, Loring Human Factors, LLC
Eva KaniastyUX Consultant, Red Pill UX
Amy BucherBehavior Change Design Director, Mad*Pow



Is there special hotel stay pricing at the Sheraton?

Our room block at the Sheraton is full.

If you are looking for a place to stay, we recommend considering an Airbnb.

Do you offer discounted parking?

To book convenient and affordable parking, we recommend using SpotHero, the nation’s leading parking reservation app.

To reserve your parking spot today, visit UXPA Boston SpotHero Parking and book a spot with rates up to 50% off drive-up. You can also use SpotHero to park all over Boston —learn more here.

New to SpotHero? Download the SpotHero iPhone | Android app and enter promo code UXPA17 for an extra $5 off your first park!



Can I sponsor / volunteer / contribute?

We welcome sponsorships from a variety of organizations. Please review sponsorship levels for more information.

Volunteer sign-up for this year’s conference has ended. Thank you for your interest, we hope you check back to volunteer at next year’s conference. Join our volunteer mailing list for other UXPA Boston volunteer opportunities.

UX leaders are encouraged to serve as mentors or table topic leaders.  Call for contributors will go out in late winter.

Can I get a refund?

Attendees can use Eventbrite to request a refund up to 2 weeks before the conference. Attendees can also transfer tickets to another person at any time.

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