UCD Gathering returned for a 2nd year in 2021

UCD Gathering is a virtual event for user-centred design and research practitioners from the UK, Europe and beyond.

Our programme included a mixture of inspiring keynotes, engaging tutorials, live sessions, interactive group sessions, speaker Q&A - plus an all-important hallway track where people could meet and share experiences with fellow practitioners.

We are committed to improving participant and speaker inclusivity and creating a safe space for everyone to enjoy. All participants must adhere to our Code of Conduct.

What can you expect from our programme?

Our 2021 programme brought together topics from across the spectrum of User Centred Design. Not just limited to functional design skills, you will find the practical alongside the thought provoking brought to you by speakers across Europe and North America.

Our keynotes came from a variety of different industries and will be covering diverse topics like designing the future, accessibility, making better decisions and your career odyssey.

We have a strong emphasis on research, accessibility and inclusivity in this programme as we firmly believe these are cornerstones of User Centred Design. You'll also find sessions on combining UX with data science, systems thinking and negotiation.

There was something for everyone in the 2021 programme whether a seasoned practitioner or just getting started in your UCD career.

Jen Thomson (Programme Chair)

Times on this programme are in London (UK) timezone, for your reference, the following is our current date and time:

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