8 - 10 June 2016
Our Dynamic Earth,
Edinburgh, UK

The conference for the UX, Service Design and Digital communities in Scotland and the North of England is back for another year - this time as a 3 day event.

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Welcome back to UX Scotland

Our 2016 edition takes place from 8-10 June, with pre-conference workshops on 7th June.

Returning for its 4th year, UX Scotland is a hands-on, practical UX & design conference that allows participants to connect and learn from their peers and leaders in the industry.

You'll leave UX Scotland 2016 with new ideas and skills to improve your user experiences, an increased professional network, and memories of many useful conversations.

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We're very pleased to announce our three fantastic keynote speakers.

  • Rolf Molich

    Rolf Molich has been in the usability field since 1984 and received UXPA-I’s lifetime achievement award in 2014.

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  • Kim Goodwin

    Kim Goodwin has spent over 20 years in UX, both consulting and in-house and is the bestselling author of Designing for the Digital Age.

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  • Vitaly Friedman

    Vitaly Friedman co-founded Smashing Magazine, a leading online magazine dedicated to design and web development.

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Full programme now online

See the full line up of sessions and speakers to start planning your UX Scotland, visit our programme page.

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UX Scotland is actively seeking sponsorship and partnership. Please visit our sponsor page and get in touch to discuss opportunities or ideas.

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Session Types

Need help planning which sessions to attend? We've provided a breakdown of our various session types below.

Case Study/Experience Report

A presentation and discussion of real-life (not theoretical) experiences of the application (or mis-application) of service design techniques. Case studies and experience reports include some discussion of lessons learned and an indication of how novel the work is.


Participants learn a new approach, tool or technology through using it to solve one or more practical exercises. Any software/hardware requirements are disclosed in the session description.


A session focused around some specific tool, technique or issue. Primarily led by the speaker, tutorials usually include some elements of interactivity or individual / group exercise.


An in-depth working session on a specific topic. May include paper presentations.

Lightning Talks

Short talks (max 10 minutes) on almost any topic.