Conference Round Up

Are you looking to get away from your desk and meet some brilliant minds and peers? A conference can be the perfect opportunity to find out more about the latest techniques, trends, and networking. Check out some of the upcoming design and development conferences. Here you will get to know your peers in the community and absorb a vast amount of information in a short period of time.

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Conference Roundup

Blend Conference 2013

A generalist conference featuring 50 diverse speakers sharing ideas and conversations about user experience, design, and web development.

  • When: Sep. 5-7, 2013
  • Where: Charlotte, NC



“UX STRAT brings together UX leaders, strategists, researchers and senior practitioners to discuss the latest trends in strategic experience planning and design.

  • When: Sep. 9-11, 2013
  • Where: Atlanta, GA


ConvergeFL 2013

3 days of web design & dev action designed to give you Hadouken like abilities.

  • When: Sep. 11-13, 2013
  • Where: Jacksonville, FL


Web & PHP Conference

“This is a three-day conference that will immerse you in a world of continuously evolving web technologies [including] PHP, security, testing, architecture, frameworks, cloud, HTML5, CSS3, responsive design, UX, mobile web or web-based mobile apps”.

  • When: Sep. 16-18, 2013
  • Where: San Jose, CA


Login Conference

“LOGIN is the conference for developers and professionals, executives, venture capitalists, designers in the gaming and technology industry, including Mobile game development, MMOG development, Xbox Live and PlayStation Network development, Online game development, Console game development, and digital distribution.”

  • When: Sep. 26-27, 2013
  • Where: San Francisco, CA


WebVisions Chicago 2013

“WebVisions explores the future of design, content creation, user experience and business strategy in an event that inspires learning, collaboration and entrepreneurism.”

  • When: Sept. 26-28, 2013
  • Where: Chicago, Illinois


Cincinnati Design Week

Home to some of the world’s best design agencies and schools, Cincinnati has placed itself in the forefront of global design.

  • When: Sept. 30 – Oct. 5, 2013
  • Where: Cincinnati, OH


4As CreateTech 2013

CreateTech has quickly become one of the premier conferences focused on the rapidly growing field of Creative Technology.

  • When: Oct. 2-3, 2013
  • Where: New York City, NY


Future of Web Design 2013

“What makes Future of Web Design different from other design conferences? Experience. We’ve been producing web design conferences for almost a decade, and are intimately familiar with the trends, technologies, and stars that make the web beautiful. Our two-track event means you always have a choice — you’re not locked into one room and one track. And we record every session for all attendees, so you’ll never miss a thing. As always, content is king.”

  • When: Oct. 7-9, 2013
  • Where: New York City, NY


UCDA Design Confernce 2013

“The UCDA Design Conference provides you an opportunity to get an in-depth look at some of the issues facing designers and communication professionals both in and out of educational institutions.”

  • When: Oct. 12-15, 2013
  • Where: Louisville, Kentucky


MobileCON 2013

“The MobileCON™ conference is 100% business and mobile IT focused—the only event of its kind. This user conference meets trade show is a one-stop shop for learning how to solve your most pressing problems in mobility. Join us for thought leadership, actionable education, peer-to-peer learning and solutions shopping.”

  • When: Oct. 16-18, 2013
  • Where: San Jose, CA


CSS Dev Conf 2013

See the “Best and Brightest Minds in the CSS Community” at the Stanley Hotel in the Rocky Mountains.

  • When: Oct. 21-23, 2013
  • Where: Denver, Colorado


HTML 5 Developer Conference 2013

“HTML5DevConf continues to grow into the largest independent technical software developer focused conference in the known universe, with the finest technical speakers in the cosmos.”

  • When: Oct. 22-23, 2013
  • Where: San Francisco, CA


UX Intensive 2013 Seattle

“UX Intensive is a four-day workshop series for intermediate- level professionals wanting to take their practice to the next level. Examining the four key elements that contribute to successful interactive experiences, each day includes fun, hands-on activities designed to build skills and provide a framework that participants can immediately put into practice.”

  • When: Nov. 4-7, 2013
  • Where: Seattle, WA


Ready to Inspire

“Ready to Inspire is a conference about the craft of web design, type and code. It has workshops, live music, meetups and parties, but above all an exciting lineup of todays craftspeople and mind blowing new faces.”

  • When: Nov. 7-8, 2013
  • Where: Chicago, IL


The Ultimate Developer Event 2013

“The Ultimate Developer Event is a brand-new conference focused on bringing developers of all types together for two days of inspiration, education, and fun. The Ultimate Developer Event is perfect for developers of consumer and business apps, front-end or back-end engineers, mobile app developers, information architects, open-source contributors, students, startup founders, hackers, Trekkers, and anyone else who believes technology is going to save the universe.”

  • When: Nov. 20-22, 2013
  • Where: Boston, MA


An Event Apart

“An Event Apart San Francisco is an intensely educational learning session for passionate practitioners of standards-based web design. If you care about code as well as content, usability as well as design, An Event Apart is the conference you’ve been waiting for. Join us for twelve great speakers and sessions, plus an optional day-long workshop on multi-device web design.”

  • When: Dec. 9-11, 2013
  • Where: San Francisco, CA


SharePoint Conference 2014

Expert speakers, inspiring content, hands-on learning, certification training, and the largest SharePoint networking opportunity on the planet.

  • When: March. 3-6, 2014
  • Where: Las Vegas, NV


SXSW 2014

An incubator of cutting-edge technologies and digital creativity, the 2014 event features five days of compelling presentations and panels from the brightest minds in emerging technology, scores of exciting networking events hosted by industry leaders and an unbeatable lineup of special programs showcasing the best new websites, video games and startup ideas the community has to offer.

  • When: March. 7-16, 2014
  • Where: Austin, TX


HOW Design Live

4 creative conferences all under one roof—which makes HOW Design Live an incredible gathering of agency designers, in-house managers, creative freelancers, and package designers.

  • When: May. 12-16, 2014
  • Where: Boston, MA