UX Research Conference Guide for 2024

UX Research Conference Guide for 2024

December 18, 2023
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Looking to boost your research skills, draw inspiration from experts, and forge connections with fellow research enthusiasts? Conferences are the perfect way to achieve all that. Explore our guide on the most interesting user research conferences in 2024, and snag those early bird tickets for exclusive discounts.

While some events are still unfolding behind the scenes, many major conferences have unveiled their dates, venues, and enticing agendas. Simply glance through our overview and spot the symbols (πŸ“ for in-person, πŸŽ₯ for online) to find the perfect fit.

Our guide specifically covers UX research conferences, excluding general UX events intentionally. Did we miss one? Let us know via email, and we'll be happy to add it!

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As most conferences allow virtual participation worldwide, we've included details on main talk times in different time zones. Here’s what the emojis mean:

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Jan 22 - 25

QRCA Annual Conference πŸ“

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Date: January 22 - 25, 2024
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Location: Denver, Colorado
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Theme: Connecting. Educating. Advancing.
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Price: from $1,145
US west coast
US east coast
Africa & Europe
Central Asia
E. Asia & Australia

The QRCA Annual Conference marks the beginning of the 2024 conference season. Spanning four days, this event is a valuable opportunity for immersive qualitative learning and networking. Focused on skill and technique sharing, adopting new tools, and fostering lifelong connections with kindred professionals, the conference caters to consultants, agencies, in-house researchers, and suppliers alike.

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Jan 30 - 31

UX360 Research Summit πŸŽ₯

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Date: January 30 - 31, 2024
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Location: Virtual
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Theme: Design. Insight. Experience.
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Price: from $199
US west coast
US east coast
Africa & Europe
Central Asia
E. Asia & Australia

In 2024, two UX360 Research Summits are scheduled, with the initial one being entirely virtual. This event features insights from world-class speakers, case studies from over 20 industries, and interactive sessions on UX and design research. Running for two days, the summit kicks off at 2 pm CET / 8 am ET each day. The UX360 Research Summit is part of the QUAL360 global conference series. Discounted early bird registration is available until the end of December.

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Feb 06

Great Research πŸŽ₯πŸ“

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Date: February 6, 2024
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Location: The Midway, San Francisco
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Theme: More than just methods.
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Price: $149
US west coast
US east coast
Africa & Europe
Central Asia
E. Asia & Australia

There’s so much work around the work that’s required to set research up for success, like navigating executive relationships, setting up long-term learning programs and understanding business initiatives.

This one day event, designed and curated by the one and only Colette Kolenda, is targeted towards senior researchers and managers who want to make research, not just researchers, successful at their company.

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Feb 27 - 29

ConveyUX πŸŽ₯πŸ“

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Date: February 27 - 29, 2024
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Location: Seattle, Washington
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Theme: Sharpen your skills at Convey UX
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Price: from $1,195
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US west coast
US east coast
Africa & Europe
Central Asia
E. Asia & Australia

ConveyUX, hosted by Blink UX, is an annual user experience conference held in Seattle from February 27-29. This year, the event will be both in-person and virtual, catering to a global audience. Since 2013, ConveyUX has brought together professionals from various fields, including designers, researchers, strategists, and product managers, to explore the latest developments in user experience. The conference delves into how industry experts are adjusting their methodologies in response to the influence of AI, offering attendees valuable insights and strategies for immediate implementation in their work.

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Mar 25 - 27

Advancing Research πŸ“

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Date: March 25 - 27, 2024
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Location: Queens, New York
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Theme: A conference created by researchers for researchers
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Price: from $1,195
US west coast
US east coast
Africa & Europe
Central Asia
E. Asia & Australia

Advancing Research, a conference designed by and for researchers, returns for its fifth edition and will be held in person at the Museum of the Moving Image in Queens, New York. The main conference is scheduled for March 25-26, complemented by in-person workshops on March 27. This gathering provides a collaborative space to reassess the landscape of UXR practices. Attendees will be able to explore the evolving challenges faced by research teams and leaders, working together to define roles, set goals, and establish scalable solutions to address these challenges.

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Apr 11

Insight Out πŸŽ₯πŸ“

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Date: April 11, 2024
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Location: San Francisco, California
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Theme: tba
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Price: $199
US west coast
US east coast
Africa & Europe
Central Asia
E. Asia & Australia

A full-day hybrid conference to explore the insights that drive innovators, creators, and problem solvers to build world-changing products.

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Apr 15 - 17

UXinsight Festival πŸŽ₯πŸ“

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Date: April 15 - 17, 2024
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Location: Breda, The Netherlands
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Theme: Stay Curious and Be Bold
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Price: tba
US west coast
US east coast
Africa & Europe
Central Asia
E. Asia & Australia

The 8th edition of the UXinsight Festival will take place in April 2024 in Breda, The Netherlands, with a virtual participation option. This global gathering attracts hundreds of UX researchers from more than 40 countries, fostering discussions on UX research trends, case studies, emerging methodologies, research maturity, and more. With a commitment to delivering actionable insights, high-quality content, diverse speakers, and interactive opportunities, the UXinsight Festival is a must-attend for anyone passionate about UX research. Keep an eye out for Condens, as we'll be present for those looking to connect in person.

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May 15 - 17

UXDX USA πŸŽ₯πŸ“

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Date: May 15 - 17, 2024
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Location: New York & Virtual
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Theme: The conference to build better product & happier teams
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Price: from $219
US west coast
US east coast
Africa & Europe
Central Asia
E. Asia & Australia

The UXDX conference breaks down traditional silos, fostering collaboration between Product, UX, Design, and Dev professionals to streamline product development. Because if your team is learning separately how are they expected to work together? The agenda of the conference is thus designed around the Product, UX, Design, and Dev skills that enable team autonomy, quick iterations, and better customer and business outcomes.

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May 16 - 17

UX360 Research Summit πŸ“

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Date: May 16 - 17, 2024
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Location: Berlin, Germany
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Theme: Design. Insight. Experience.
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Price: tba
US west coast
US east coast
Africa & Europe
Central Asia
E. Asia & Australia

In 2024, the UX360 Research series will make its in-person debut in Berlin, Germany. UX360 will showcase the latest UX and design research - from planning and conducting, to analysis and the implementation of UX insights. Featuring presentations by global thought leaders, discussions with international brands, and opportunities for interactive panel discussions and one-on-one meetings, this conference is an essential experience for UX researchers seeking knowledge, inspiration, and networking with fellow professionals.

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Jun 06

UXRConf 2024 πŸŽ₯πŸ“

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Date: June 6, 2024
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Location: San Francisco
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Theme: tba
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Price: Online: Free, In-person: $699
US west coast
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Africa & Europe
Central Asia
E. Asia & Australia

The biggest research event of the year is back for its seventh edition.

Block off your calendars, because UXRConf 2024 is coming at you on Thursday June 6, live from the Fort Mason Center in downtown San Francisco.

Whether you’re joining in-person or online, meet our newest roster of speakers, creatively solving problems on the frontier of research. Get ready to level up your practice, because it doesn’t get any bigger than this!

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Jun 12 - 13

Quant UX Con πŸŽ₯

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Date: June 12 - 13, 2024
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Location: Virtual
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Theme: Quantitative UX Research
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Price: tba
US west coast
US east coast
Africa & Europe
Central Asia
E. Asia & Australia

Quant UX Con is the leading event for Quantitative User Experience Researchers worldwide and everyone else interested in Quant UX research. It features more than 100 how-to presentations, research talks, discussions, and career advice. Everyone is welcomed, from practitioners to academics, quantitative to qualitative UXRs, students to senior industry contributors. Join live in every timezone around the clock for a mix of talks, workshops, and prior sessions replayed on demand.

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Jun 24 - 27

UXPA INTERNATIONAL πŸ“

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Date: June 24 - 27, 2024
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Location: Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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Theme: tba
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Price: tba
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The conference is organized by the UXPA, the User Experience Professionals Association that introduced World Usability Day and supports researchers and designers. There is no information about the event’s time and program yet.

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Aug 13 - 15

UXDX Europe πŸŽ₯πŸ“

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Date: August 13 - 15, 2024
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Location: Dublin, Ireland
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Theme: The conference to build better product teams
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Price: tba
US west coast
US east coast
Africa & Europe
Central Asia
E. Asia & Australia

UXDX hosts various conferences, this one being focused on Europe. The event aims to break down the barriers between Product, UX, Design, and Dev so you can build better products, faster, together. Enhance your skills and explore how companies enable teams to deliver. The agenda is designed to maximize online and offline benefits, with interactive sessions like debates, panels, and forums.

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Aug 18 - 21

EPICπŸ“

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Date: August 18 - 21, 2024
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Location: Santa Monica, Los Angeles
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Theme: Ethnography in business & organizations
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Price: From $150
US west coast
US east coast
Africa & Europe
Central Asia
E. Asia & Australia

EPIC is a conference and community of researchers, designers, creators, and innovators doing ethnography for impact. This momentous 20th EPIC conference marks a pivotal moment when society, industry, and ethnography need to achieve profound transitions to create livable futures on the planet. EPIC invites diverse people and creative partnerships to reexamine foundations, reckon with displacement, and craft new capacities for generations.

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Aug 27 - 30

UX Australia πŸŽ₯πŸ“

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Date: August 27 - 30, 2024
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Location: Melbourne, Australia
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Theme: tba
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Price: $795

UX Australia is Australia's premier conference about UX, product and service design, and the surrounding disciplines of research, content, operations, management, and more. Now in its 16th year, the hybrid event includes conference presentations and workshops, covering topics and ideas relevant to experienced practitioners, newbies, and everyone in between. There is no information about the event’s time and program yet.

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Sep 19 - 20

uxcon vienna πŸ“

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Date: September 19 - 20, 2024
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Location: Vienna, Austria
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Theme: tba
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Price: from €690
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US west coast
US east coast
Africa & Europe
Central Asia
E. Asia & Australia

uxcon vienna is an international platform for UX enthusiasts. It provides professional exchange and build a bridge between the European UX scene and pioneers in the US. Whether you're a pro or just starting out, it's got you covered with expert insights, networking opportunities, and a chance to connect with the best in the biz. Come join the conference and take your UX game to the next level!

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Oct 15 - 17

World Usability Congress πŸ“

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Date: October 15 - 17, 2024
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Location: Graz, Austria
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Theme: tba
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Price: from €440
US west coast
US east coast
Africa & Europe
Central Asia
E. Asia & Australia

The World Usability Congress is the global leading UX expert & strategy conference. They invite over 50 speakers from different industries to share their real-world UX challenges and collaborate with our attendees in multi-disciplinary workshops. There is no information about the event’s and program yet.

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Find all UX Research Conferences 2024 at a glance:

UXR Conferences 2024

Past research conferences that haven’t announced an event for 2024 yet:


About the Author
Lena Halberstadt

Lena is a Senior Marketing Manager at Condens, bringing her B2B and SaaS marketing expertise to the table. With a track record of developing effective marketing strategies for tech startups, Lena is particularly passionate about optimizing processes and understanding user behavior. She believes the key to successful marketing is a deep understanding of user pain points, needs, and preferences. At Condens, she is excited to drive marketing efforts and contribute to the UX research community by sharing valuable insights.


About the Author
Anna Kukushkina

Anna is a Product Marketing Specialist at Condens. Coming from a B2B tech startup and having an academic background in consumer technology adoption behavior, she is passionate about driving software products and exploring how people use them. Anna contributes to the UX Research community with content in all formats from long-form articles or snackable social media takeaways to organizing in-depth user research talks, always focused on finding new angles and providing useful input.


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