UI/UX and Design Conferences of 2023



In the dynamic world of UI/UX and graphic design, staying on top of industry trends, networking with like-minded professionals, and finding inspiration is key. One of the best ways to do this is by attending conferences. Let’s dive into some of the most engaging UI/UX and graphic design conferences of 2023, categorized by quarter and continent.

Design Conferences in Europe

Q2 2023:

Penpot Fest 2023

When/Where: June 28 – June 30, Online / Barcelona, Spain

This conference, organized by the popular open-sourced prototyping platform, will gather designers and developers in Barcelona to discuss the future of cross-border collaborations and the role of open source and open standards in shaping that future​.

Q3 2023:

HCI International 2023

When/Where: July 23 – July 28, Online / Copenhagen, Denmark

A top academic conference on human-computer interaction, HCII2023 will host a hybrid event both online and in-person in Copenhagen. Workshops are available onsite only​.

UX Nordic 2023

August 24 – August 25, Online / Aarhus, Denmark

The second edition of this UX conference in the Nordic region will feature a 5-session onsite workshop on the first day, and a variety of case-studies, talks, and meet-ups on the second day

  1. HATCH Conference 2023 (Berlin, Germany)
    • Date: October 4 – October 6
    • Location: Silent Green Kulturquartier, Gerichtstraße 35, Berlin, Germany
    • Description: A by-invitation-only event for seniors, leaders, and managers in the UX, UXR, and Product Design fields. The event includes workshops, masterclasses, and a multi-track conference.
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    • Price: EUR299
  2. Intersection Conference 2023 (Online / Turin, Italy)
    • Date: October 9 – October 10
    • Location: Online / OGR – Officine Grandi Riparazioni, Corso Castelfidardo, 22, Torino, Italy
    • Description: The 5th edition of the annual design and development event in Torino, Italy. The event offers design and development insights and networking opportunities.
    • Price: EUR40
  3. World Usability Congress 2023 (Graz, Styria, Austria)
    • Date: October 9 – October 12
    • Location: Messecongress Graz Messeplatz 1, Graz, Styria, Austria
    • Description: The 11th edition of the annual usability conference in Austria. The event includes panel discussions, workshops, and conferences with keynotes and masterclasses.
    • Price: EUR420
  4. George UX Conf 2023 (Online / Vienna, Austria)
    • Date: October 19
    • Location: Online / Erste Campus, Vienna, Austria Am Belvedere 1, Wien, Austria
    • Description: The second edition of the UX and service design conference for the banking and finance sector. The event focuses on designing for the finance sector.
    • Price: Free
  5. PUSH UX 2023 (Munich, Bavaria, Germany)
    • Date: October 19 – October 20
    • Location: Alte Kongresshalle Am Bavariapark 14, München, Germany
    • Description: The 11th edition of the annual UX conference in Munich. The event gathers UX leaders, design professionals, and creative technologists to discuss everything about UX.
    • Price: EUR299
  6. UX Brighton 2023: Creativity & Innovation (Brighton, England, United Kingdom)
    • Date: November 3
    • Location: Brighton Dome Concert Hall Church St, Brighton, United Kingdom
    • Description: The eleventh edition of the annual conference in Brighton. The conference revolves around the theme of ‘Creativity & Innovation’.
    • Price: GBP140

Design Conferences in Asia

Q3 2023:

IXDC 2023

When/Where: August 2 – August 6, Beijing, China

China’s leading and largest annual UX design conference, IXDC will be an in-person event at the China National Convention Center in Beijing, providing a platform for global experience design thought leaders to explore and exchange knowledge and ideas on the latest design, technology, and business trends​​.


  1. UXDG Summit 2023 (September 6 – September 7, Online) – This online UX design conference will explore a range of topics from design ethics to UX writing and the future of UX. The 2022 edition featured over 40 UX practitioners sharing their thoughts, knowledge, and experiences through talks and panel discussions​.

Design Conferences in USA

Q4 2023:

Adobe Max – The Creativity Conference

When/Where: October 8 – October 12, Los Angeles and online

This annual creativity conference by Adobe is a must-attend event for professionals in design, photography, illustration, video, 3D, and more. Join in person or online to meet other passionate creatives and explore new creative tools. There’s also a preconference on October 8-9.

This list is just the beginning. There are plenty more conferences in 2023 where you can learn from experts, gain new insights, and network with other professionals. Remember to mark your calendars and register early to make the most of these opportunities. Happy conferencing!

  1. UX Y’all Conference 2023 (Raleigh, North Carolina)
    • Date: October 5 – 6, 2023
    • Location: Raleigh Union Station, 510 W Martin St, Raleigh, North Carolina
    • Description: An annual community conference in the Raleigh and Durham area. This year’s theme centers on lessons that designers learn from broken systems, designs, culture, and environment. The event offers talks, case studies, and networking opportunities.
    • Price: USD229
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  2. Button 2023 (Online)
    • Date: October 16 – 19, 2023
    • Location: Online
    • Description: The annual premier content design conference. The event features workshops, leadership programs, keynotes, and panels by leading content designers and UX writers. An introductory workshop will also be held from September 28 – 29 for new content writers.
    • Price: USD995

These are the UI/UX events in the USA listed on the UIUX Trend website for 2023. For a more comprehensive list and details, you might want to check out the provided link or consider other sources that specialize in listing UX events in the USA.

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