• 10 Dec 2014 1:50 PM | Andrew Wirtanen (Administrator)

    GIANT Conference 2015 have announced their six keynotes and 63 other speakers. The conference will once again be held in Charleston, South Carolina.

    The six keynotes are:

    • Aaron Draplin (Draplin Design Company)
    • Dan Willis (Cranky Productions)
    • Denise Jacobs (The Creative Dose)
    • Leslie Jensen-Inman (Center-Centre)
    • Scott Berkun (The Year Without Pants)
    • Sonya Looney (Professional mountain biker)

    Head to for the complete speaker list. Early bird registration is open till February 28, 2015. Stay tuned for potential Triangle UXPA discounts.

  • 15 Oct 2014 5:34 PM | Andrew Wirtanen (Administrator)

    The folks behind the GIANT Conference have announced a new one-day conference series. The first one will be in Charlotte on Friday, January 23, 2015. Registration is open now and only $99 to the first 50 people.

    The keynote speakers are Lou Rosenfeld and Jared Spool.

    Visit for more info.

  • 15 Oct 2014 5:26 PM | Andrew Wirtanen (Administrator)

    Congratulations to Triangle UXPA member Bill Albing, who will be presenting at the WritersUA Conference in Charleston on October 28, 2014. Bill's talk is titled Using Customer Analysis in UA Design (UA: User Assistance).

    Registration is still open for the conference at

  • 12 Aug 2014 5:06 PM | Andrew Wirtanen (Administrator)

    The inaugural Hopscotch Design Fest schedule is now available. The 2-day festival features keynote sessions from architect Shohei Shigematsu, tech leader Harper Reed, organizational innovator Sarah Miller Caldicott, IBM designer Doug Powell, and artist/designer Elle Luna. The Triangle UXPA is proud to be a Design Partner of the event.

    Learn more and download the schedule.

  • 12 Aug 2014 11:43 AM | Andrew Wirtanen (Administrator)
    Blend Conference is in Charlotte, NC on Sept 11-13th. Blend Conference is a generalist conference featuring 60+ speakers from around the world. In total there will be 48 sessions, 8 workshops, and 4 keynotes. The conference is divided up into 4 tracks that cover user experience, design, front-end and back-end development.

    The conference sports a diverse lineup of speakers. Notable keynotes this year will be:
    • Mike Monteiro of Mule Design, 
    • Kimberly Bryant of Black Girls Code, 
    • Scott Hanselman of Microsoft, 
    • and Jennifer Pahlka of Code for America. 
    The conference will also feature world class speakers Mark Boulton, Abby Covert, Greg Hoy, Allison House, Chris Coyier, Steve Klabnik, Sougwen Chung, Val Head and many more. View the diverse list of speakers on Lanyrd

    We’ve partnered with Blend Conference to provide you a 10% discount. Just use the discount code ‘ UXPA’ when you register.
  • 07 Jun 2014 11:40 AM | Andrew Wirtanen (Administrator)
    Hopscotch Design Festival is a new 2-day "gathering to discover the people designing the future". The Triangle UXPA is proud to be a partner organization, contributing ideas and speaker recommendations. The initial lineup for the festival was announced on June 5th and tickets are now available for purchase on
  • 28 Apr 2014 11:23 AM | Andrew Wirtanen (Administrator)
    The 2014 All Things Open Conference has announced their call for speakers. The deadline for submission is Friday, May 30. 
    For Developers, Programmers and Designers:

    The conference will explore software development and UI design, surrounding topics such as languages, user experience, version control, responsive design, testing and deployment. The focus of this conference is how these topics and issues affect the enterprise.
    The conference is October 22-23, 2014 at the Raleigh Convention Center.
  • 21 Mar 2014 2:45 PM | Andrew Wirtanen (Administrator)
    Jeff Gothelf (author of Lean UX) is leading a Lean UX workshop in Charlotte on Thursday, April 24, 2014. 

  • 13 Mar 2014 11:25 AM | Andrew Wirtanen (Administrator)
    Every two years, our parent organization - UXPA International - does a salary survey. The survey is open to all UX professionals. You do not need to be a member of the UXPA or Triangle UXPA. 

    Take the Survey! (Anonymous; takes 10-15 minutes)

    Here's a little more info the UXPA:

    The User Experience Professionals Association periodically surveys the UXPA membership and others in the user experience field to learn more about who we are, where we work and what we do. Please give us 10 to 15 minutes of your time to help improve the user experience industry by adding your data to this anonymous and confidential survey.

    This survey is open to anyone who works in the UX field, so please ask your friends and colleagues to participate. The more data we get, the more accurate our overall analysis will be.

  • 04 Mar 2014 4:16 PM | Andrew Wirtanen (Administrator)
    AIGA Raleigh has organized an Adobe Workshop on Responsive Design. The workshop is Saturday, March 22 from 9am-1pm at the McKimmon Center (NC State University). Visit the Eventbrite listing for more details and registration. Pricing ranges from $40-50.

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