The Fourth Annual
UX Symposium

UX: in Smart and Connected Worlds

29 April 2020, Worcester Polytechnic Institute, Worcester, MA

About The Event

About UXSYM

UXSYM is a conference hosted by the User Experience and Decision Making Laboratory at Worcester Polytechnic Institute. This one day event features speakers and workshop sessions that focus on innovating with user experience.

Where

Campus Center,
Worcester Polytechnic Institute,
Worcester, MA

When

Wednesday
29 April 2020

UXDM Lab @WPI

The UXDM laboratory was established in Fall 2011through a generous gift from Dyn Inc. The mission of the lab is to conduct high-quality research with significant contributions to theory and practice while providing outstanding learning opportunities for WPI students.

CONSORTIUM FOR UX INNOVATION

The mission of this consortium is to develop an innovation ecosystem for conducting leading edge research that enables organizations to create value through outstanding user experience and to provide outstanding UX education and training through academic- industry collaborations.

Call for Proposals for UXSYM

The Call for proposal UXSYM 2020 is open!

Topics

UXSYM accepts submissions with general and/or advanced UX topics that have practical takeaways for conference attendees, which are a mix of students, academics, and practitioners.

Proposals can include (but are not limited to) topics such as:

  • Fairness, Ethics, and Design
  • Connected Customer Experience
  • Robotics
  • Health & Wellness
  • Designing for Security

Timeline

  • Proposal Submissions Due: March 7, 2020 at 11:59 PM EST
  • Proposal Acceptance Notification: March 27, 2020
  • Final Presentation Materials Due: April 24, 2020
  • Conference Date: April 29, 2020

Submission

All submissions will be reviewed by the review committee.

Sessions are scheduled in 60 to 75-minute time slots (each session should include time for Q&A).

These sessions may take the form of presentation (talk with PPT slides) or fireside chat/panel (2 to 4 experts and a moderator discussing ideas, methods, experiences, etc.).

Please use the provided template

If you wish to participate as a presenter, please email your proposal using the provided template to gr-uxsym-cfp@wpi.edu by March 7, 2020.

Sponsor UXSYM 2020

Sponsorship helps provide free tickets to high school teachers and students and makes it possible for college students to attend the conference at a significantly discounted rate.

All sponsors are acknowledged on Symposium website and slideshows during the conference.

If you would like more information on sponsoring UXSYM 2020, please reach out to us at uxsym@wpi.edu

Past Sponsors

UXSYM Is created in partnership with our Amazing Sponsors and Corporate Contributors; The following Sponsors helped make UXSYM 2019 Possible

Bose Coporation

Convene

Dell

Embr Labs

Fidelity

Google

MAPFRE/Verti

Minim

MyRide

Oracle

PawSox

Pearl Partners

Savant

UMASS Medical School

UXMetricsGeek.com

Veo Robotics, Inc.

Virence Health

Wipro

Event Venue

Event venue location info and gallery

Worcester Polytechnic Institute, Worcester, MA

WPI's 95-acre campus sits high on a hill in historic Worcester, Massachusetts. This convenient central location puts students close to all the best the city has to offer, including the Worcester Art Museum, the EcoTarium, and the world-renowned American Antiquarian Society.

Buy Tickets

Admission

$99 $75

(through march 28)


  • Event Admission
  • Workshops
  • Fireside Chat
  • Coffee & Networking Breaks
  • Lunch
  • Networking Reception

Rate Schedule

EarlyBird

February 04 - March 28 | $75.00

Regular

March 29 - April 28 | $99.00

At the Door

April 29 | $125.00

Student Rates

Regular

February 04 - April 28 | 20.00

At the Door

April 29 | $30.00

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