8-10 June 2016

Our Dynamic Earth, Edinburgh, UK


Sponsors help us to add delight and enjoy the chance to engage directly with our participants. Keep reading to find out about the benefits of sponsorship or about partnering with us in 2016.


Scott Logic

Scott Logic is a bespoke software development company and consultancy, we help our clients to deliver best-in-class software solutions with services spanning technical strategy and consulting, bespoke software development and user experience design.

Our services are built upon the quality of our people, supported by an Agile-based engagement model focused on our clients’ needs. We work intensively with our customers at the start of engagements to gain a deep understanding of their requirements, and combine and tailor our services to meet these exactly.




FreeAgent is the UK’s market-leading online accounting system designed specifically for micro-businesses and freelancers.

More than 40,000 customers worldwide currently use us to manage their business accounts – all done without confusing accounting jargon and with an award-winning support team on standby to help them stay on-track.

FreeAgent makes it easy to stay on top of your business finances – from managing expenses and tracking your time through to creating and sending invoices and estimates and running RTI-compliant payroll. It also enables you to keep track of your cash flow, see how much tax you owe and file VAT, RTI and Self Assessment returns directly to HMRC.


User Vision

User Vision has been delivering quality UX insight, design and strategy to clients across the globe since 2000.

We are a consultancy dedicated to improving the customer experience of our clients’ products and services, ensuring that they meet the needs of the target audiences in a way that is both usable and compelling.

We create bespoke solutions based on our clients’ individual needs and can utilise a wide range of services including consulting, testing, reviewing, evaluation and training to ensure these needs are met. We believe that engaging design has to be underpinned by robust research into who the users are, how they behave and what they need. This insight is the foundation of effective design solutions. .




Cultivate provide end-to-end product development, from early stage problem/solution validation, through to iterative design, development and delivery. Our senior team has years of experience helping companies understand their customers, explore potential solutions and deliver products that meet both customer and business needs.

Cultivate are long-term practitioners of Lean Startup and Lean UX. We've been part of the movement since it’s conception, working closely with Jeff Gothelf and Josh Seiden, authors of Lean UX on client projects and workshops.

We can support you at any stage of your product development journey, with extensive experience in ideation, user experience design, software engineering and product management.

Our clients cover FTSE100 companies, VC-backed startups, and public sector organisations including GOV.UK, The North Face, LivingSocial, J.P. Morgan and many more.

We value input from all areas of business in pursuit of the right product, and flex our approach to fit with the unique environments of our clients.


Border Crossing Media

Border Crossing Media specialises in user experience research, strategy and design. We help companies, from start-ups to multi-nationals, deliver better products, services and campaigns.

By applying a user centred approach to design we challenge clients to deliver what matters most to people, providing great user experiences that result in a real return on investment.

We have a proven track record of developing concepts and delivering new products and services that succeed. Clients include: The Scottish Government, NHS24, Lockton Global Insurance, The Business Gateway, Lothian Buses, WebHelp and the University of Edinburgh.

Border Crossing Media


UX Design Edge

UX Design Edge helps teams create better user experiences through practical design training and consulting for mobile, web, and desktop applications.

Our specialty is to help software professionals create modern, intuitive, simple, efficient, and delightful user experiences, using tools and techniques that are practical with limited time and budgets. We are based in Vermont USA, but our clientele is global.


Want to improve your team’s UX design skills? Our “hands on” customized, onsite UX Design Essentials Workshop will help your entire team learn the essentials in 3 days. Our one-day virtual onsite UX workshops focus on specific skills. Learn at your own pace with our one-hour, on-demand virtual classes.


Let us improve your product's user experience. We can help you make your product great through innovative new designs, UI makeovers, visual refreshes, remote design reviews, and answering your design questions. We can even help you design your UI from scratch.

UX Design Edge

Our Partners

Become a Partner


Together with our sponsors we aim to create great experiences and delight our participants.

We're interested in creating bespoke sponsorship packages for interested parties, and we also offer a number of "off the shelf" sponsorship options.

Alternatively, if you'd like to provide swag, giveaways, or other resources as a supporter, we'd love to hear from you.

If you're interested in becoming an UX Scotland sponsor or supporter, please download the sponsor pack (~350kb PDF) or contact Cara Hanman for more information, or to discuss things further.

Get the sponsor pack

Community Groups

A 10% discount is available to user groups and meetups that help promote UX Scotland 2016 to their members.

If you organise, or are a member of, a user group and would like more information on supporting UX Scotland and securing this discount for your members, please contact us using the button below.

Contact Cara

Former Sponsors

We're grateful to the fantastic companies that have sponsored previous editions of UX Scotland.

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.