Live online conference hosted by Usaria

Design for the future,
design for everyone.

October 14 to 16

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Be part of the annual event created by UXalliance. The 17th UXMC, will explore our responsibility as UX professionals regarding ethics, accessibility, sustainability and inclusivity to cater to modern, conscious consumers and urgent world challenges.

Confirmed Speakers

Alfonso Romay

COO at Torresburriel Estudio

Spain

Alfonso Romay

COO at Torresburriel Estudio

Spain

UX-PM Global Lead, heads the overall strategy for Torresburriel Estudio, Spain. He specializes in designing & executing business strategies and defining winning value propositions to activate innovation and drive change. He holds Master’s Degrees in Computer Science and Digital Business Management.

Kellie Hodge

Principal Design Researcher at Sutherland Labs

United States

Kellie Hodge

Principal Design Researcher at Sutherland Labs

United States

Kellie, with 15+ years of experience, specialises in multi-site & mixed methods research. She has led research teams in Africa, the Middle East, Europe, Asia and North America. Her background is in social science and HCD, having been instrumental in developing inclusive research practices within Sutherland Labs.

Luca Baldini

Experience and System
Strategist at Assist Digital

Italy

Luca Baldini

Experience and System Strategist at Assist Digital

Italy

Luca combines research, behavioral science and service design to create sustainable product-service systems centered on people, environment, and business needs. He is also experienced in crafting value propositions with emerging trends and has a strong interest in cross-sector collaborations.

Mark Brady

Director of Research at
Sutherland Labs

United Kingdom

Mark Brady

Director of Research at Sutherland Labs

United Kingdom

Mark has 20+ years of experience leading user research and design engagements in Europe, the US and Asia. His work has included multi-channel digital experiences for global technology and finance brands, as well as leading broadcasters such as the BBC. He holds a PhD in Sociology.

Gavin Lew

Managing Partner at Bold Insight

United States

Gavin Lew

Managing Partner at Bold Insight

United States

Gavin has 25 years of experience in corporate and academic environments, with relevant work in the field of user experience and human factors. He is co-founder of UX agency ReSight. He holds an MA in Experimental Psychology & has recently published "AI and UX: Why Artificial Intelligence Needs User Experience"

Jorge Barahona

CEO at AyerViernes

Chile

Jorge Barahona

CEO at AyerViernes

Chile

Specializes in strategic design and UX & CX research and education. He is the author of "How UX Design Increases Business Value" and "UX Design: Information Architecture and Interaction Design", among other books. He teaches at PUCV School of Architecture and Design & UPF Barcelona School of Management.

Helga Stegmann

Owner of Mantaray

South Africa

Helga Stegmann

Owner of Mantaray

South Africa

Helga is the owner of Mantaray, a UX Consulting firm in Mauritius, South Africa, Kenya, and Nigeria. She is experienced in building, managing and mentoring UX teams with an aim to inspire and lead teams to do great things. Her passion is to create best-in-class experiences using the latest technologies

Daniel Torres Burriel

Managing Director & Founder at
Torres Buriel

Spain

Daniel Torres Burriel

Managing Director & Founder at Torres Buriel

Spain

20+ years of experience in UX fieldwork, has edited several books, most recently “Usability: Stop Suffering”. He has also written and published dozens of technical and industry articles in magazines and newspapers. He is an internationally-renowned speaker on topics surrounding UX and accessibility.

Joëlle Stemp

Founder of Yu Centrik

Canada

Joëlle Stemp

Founder of Yu Centrik

Canada

Pioneer in the adoption of UX and service design in Canada. With 25+ years in the field, she aims to foster a human-centered approach and a design culture within organizations. She is involved in developing and teaching the UX-PM Certification program.

Susan J. Wolfe

Principal. Distinguished Faculty
Member, General Assembly
at OE Strategy

Australia

Susan J. Wolfe

Principal. Distinguished Faculty Member, General Assembly at OE Strategy

Australia

Susan, a UX practitioner and educator for 35+ years, has introduced UX design practices and cultures into organizations, and trained the next generation of UX designers. She spent the first part of her career in Silicon Valley as an in-house UX professional at IBM, NASA, and Tandem Computers.

Wojtek Chojnacki

Strategy Director at Symetria

Poland

Wojtek Chojnacki

Strategy Director at Symetria

Poland

Wojtek is co-leading Symetria UX, the most experienced UX agency in Poland working in user research, product and service design, and UX strategy. He is the co-creator of UX-PM Certification, currently focused on empowering organizations to boost their design maturity.

María Isabel Murillo

CEO at Usaria

Colombia

María Isabel Murillo

CEO at Usaria

Colombia

María is CEO & partner at Usaria, with 14+ years of experience. She leads research projects in Latin America for global companies. She is also a mentor, lecturer and international consultant, and has organized several design events. She is a Social Communicator and Journalist with a Master’s in Digital Marketing.

Robert Schumacher

Managing Partner at Bold Insight

United States

Robert Schumacher

Managing Partner at Bold Insight

United States

Bob has 30+ years in UX research in agency and client companies. He has edited “The Handbook of Global User Research” and has co-authored “AI and UX”. He holds several patents, and he has published dozens of technical and industry articles. Bob holds a PhD in Cognitive and Experimental Psychology.

Liezel Stegmann

Operations Director for Mantaray

South Africa

Liezel Stegmann

Operations Director for Mantaray

South Africa

Manages all the research projects across 46 African teams. She also facilitates global research with UXalliance partners. She is a senior user experience consultant with 16+ years of experience in the digital industry.

More than 15 speakers from our network
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People about people.

This event is an iniciative of the UX Alliance, a global network with more than 26 partner companies all over the world. All of the events are the result of many people’s work, who are part of our alliance and lead the UX Design scene from different countries.

26

partner companies

55

facilities
worldwide

500

UX
experts

250

global
projects

15k

user test
participant

26

partner companies

55

facilities
worldwide

500

UX
experts

250

global
projects

15k

user test
participant