Wow, isn’t 2018 a busy year for UX? There are lots of great UX/design/tech conferences in 2018 and Ladies that UX Amsterdam is glad to be a partner with many of them.

Check out our partner events, take advantage of the discounts and get ready to network with and learn from passionate UX practitioners and leaders in the industry! ?

UX Salon Tel Aviv (6–7 May)

Why you should go:

UX Salon is a UX conference focused on practical tools and inspiration for your day-to-day UX work. Join us in Tel Aviv on 6–7 May, one of the “Next Silicon Valley” cities with a vibrant tech/startup scene. Not to mention, it’ll be warm and sunny in Israel. ?

Here is a selection of talks and workshops you can join at UX Salon:

Workshops:

  • Smart Responsive Design Patterns by Vitaly Friedman, Editor-in-chief of Smashing Magazine
  • Google Design Sprint For Voice User Interfaces by Marc Paulina and Andrew Watson, Google
  • How To Design For Engagement by Scott Gould, Engagement Strategy Consultant
  • Strategic Design Thinking by Yenny Otero, Sapient Razorfish

Talks:

  • Community-based Design by Emanuela Damiani, UX Designer at Mozilla Firefox (she is also a LadiesthatUX Berlin co-organizer!)
  • Empathic Design for Conversational Interfaces by Marc Paulina, Senior UX Designer at Google
  • How to Turn Uncertainty into Creative Power by Yonatan Levy, UX Product Leader
  • Humanizing Web Design: The Smashing Magazine Relaunch Case Study by Vitaly Friedman, Editor-in-chief of Smashing Magazine

?? 10% off discount code: LadiesthatUX876A

? Website & Tickets: 2018.uxsalon.com

Codemotion Amsterdam (8–9 May)

Why you should go:

Codemotion is a large multitrack tech conference for software developers and IT professionals. 2 days, 7 parallel stages, 14 topics: Devops, Blockchain, AI/Machine Learning, Inspirational, GameDev, Iot, Bigdata, Font-end, Cloud, Cybersecurity, Serverless, Software Architecture, AR/MR/VR, Design, UX.

Learn from both designers and developers from various industries. Some of our team and community members at Ladies that UX Amsterdam will be speaking too! ?

  • Nadia Udalova: How to make UX & Devs build killer products instead of killing each other
  • Qa’id Jacobs: Started from the Margins Now We Here: Harnessing the Power of Empathy
  • Rehan Syed: Data-Driven Design
  • Jenny Shen: Cross-cultural UX

?? 20% off discount code: COMMUNITY_LADIESUX

? Website & Tickets: amsterdam2018.codemotionworld.com

? Diversity initiative & student tickets: http://amsterdam2018.codemotionworld.com/am18ce-diversity

CSS Day + UX Special Amsterdam (14–15 June)

CSS Day is an advanced CSS conference in Amsterdam, since 2013. This year, CSS Day will present a UX Special for tech/design enthusiasts to advance their UX knowledge!

Why you should go:

  1. Hands-on workshops! CSS Day will run 2 workshops on 13th of June:
  • Responsive Interface Design Bootcamp with Vitaly Friedman
  • The CSS & SVG Power Combo with Sara Soueidan

2. Relevant topics and industry leaders (not in a particular order):

  • Design systems by Alla Kholmatova
  • Writing specifications by Eric Meyer
  • Data visualization by Nadieh Bremer
  • The accidental leader by Andy Budd
  • Cross-cultural UX by Jenny Shen
  • Great graphic design by Hidde de Vries

?? 10% off discount code: LadiesThatUX

? Website & Tickets: cssday.nl

We hope you can join us at these interesting conferences!

Ladies that UX Amsterdam is a welcoming and collaborative community that aims to promote female talent and increase female visibility. Our community is inclusive to all background, gender, age, race, and expertise.

Our goal is to create a space for women in UX and tech scene of all levels to engage and talk about their experiences, both positive and negative, and get the support and inspiration that they are looking for.

Feel free to join our events and our Slack group (any genders welcomed) to discuss events or find new friends to go to these conferences with! You will also find all the discount codes there in Slack.

If you run a conference and would like to find passionate UXers to attend your event, we welcome partnerships. In addition, we also love helping conferences find female speakers. Reach out at amsterdam@ladiesthatux.com

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