D4D 2019 – Join us Online

The 5th Designing for Digital conference will be held in Austin, Texas at the UT Austin Conference Center from March 4-6, 2019. Housing and Registration are still open and we encourage you to check out the program: VIEW THE 2019 PROGRAM 30+ HOURS OF D4D SESSION CONTENT With over 30 […]

Past, Present, Future of Trailblazing with Data for Social Change

***All D4D 2019 attendees are invited to attend the ER&L Closing Keynote with Jarica Copeny*** Past, Present, Future of Trailblazing with Data for Social Change Living in our current society where data is all around us, how can it be used as a tool for social change? Jerica Copeny explores […]

2019 Session Preview

A preliminary list of sessions is now available! A final schedule will be released by mid-January 2019.   Tools & Methods Fearstorming: Prepare for Feedback & Launch with Confidence Space Assessment with Qualtrics Toward An Inclusive UX: Lightweight Web Accessibility Evaluation UX in Practice “This looks like the 11th page […]

#d4d19 Community Voting Starts Now!

Starting today, the Designing for Digital Program Planning Committee welcomes and encourages the community to participate in an open, easy and anonymous community vote of the 2019 Designing for Digital Conference proposals. Scan submission titles & abstracts and simply check off the sessions you’d like to attend or those you […]

Closing Keynote for the 5th Designing for Digital, Christopher LaRoche

We are excited to announce Christopher S. LaRoche will be closing our conference on Wednesday, March 6th. Add this session to your Sched Christopher S. LaRoche works as a user experience consultant at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). His works focuses on researching and evaluating the accessibility & usability of Web […]

2019 Submission Deadline November 30th

Call For Proposals Deadline this Friday, November 30, 2018. VIEW SPEAKING OPPORTUNITIES  The D4D Program Planning committee is currently seeking 3-hour workshops, 90-minute seminars, 45-minute sessions and 20-minute short talks on: Tools & Methods UX in Practice Service & Physical Space Design Trends, Emerging Issues & the Future of Design […]

The Heckler’s Veto: The Real Threats to Free Speech and Deep Thought

***All D4D 2019 attendees are invited to attend the ER&L Opening Keynote with Siva Vaidhyanathan*** The Heckler’s Veto: The Real Threats to Free Speech and Deep Thought Siva Vaidhyanathan will be returning to kick off ER&L 2019. He has a new book out this year Antisocial Media: How Facebook Disconnects Us […]

Don’t Start with Data – A Primer on UX Research

Behzod Sirjani of Slack will be joining us in Austin to present “Don’t Start with Data – A Primer on UX Research”  In this workshop, you will learn principles of UX research and a framework for scoping projects, and then apply those principles and framework to your own research questions. […]

Matt Franks on Selling-In Innovation

Matt Franks returns to Designing for Digital for a workshop entitled, Selling-In Innovation. In the early stages of innovation, there is often very little evidence to prove the potential success of an emerging product or service. Instead, we often rely on the loudest voice in the room – a shrewd […]

Opening Keynote for the 5th Designing for Digital, Brad Frost

We are excited to announce Brad Frost will be opening our conference on Monday, March 4th. Brad Frost is a web designer, speaker, trainer, consultant, writer, and musician located in Pittsburgh, PA. He recently published Atomic Design, a book that introduces a methodology for thinking of our UIs as thoughtful hierarchies, discusses the qualities of effective […]