Connecticut User Experience Professionals Association
The Connecticut Chapter of the User Experience Professionals’ Association is a highly active community for those with an interest in usability, user experience design, and their many related fields. CT UXPA is a regional chapter of the User Experience Professionals Association (UXPA).
Membership to CT UXPA is free. We have over 600 members, and continue to grow. Our regular events attract attendees from around the state. Join now to get the latest information on our planned events, receive job listings, and become part of the active user experience community in Connecticut.
CT UXPA is a regional chapter of the Usability Professionals’ Association (UXPA). The UXPA supports people who research, design, and evaluate the user experience of products and services. Established in 1991, it continues to be the organization of choice for usability professionals worldwide. The UXPA holds a yearly international conference, publishes new findings through both the Journal of Usability Studies (JUS) and through User Experience Magazine, and has chapters around the world.
- Serve as the authoritative source on the practice of usability, user-centered design (UCD), and user experience (UX) in Connecticut.
- Facilitate professional development and education within the UX field.
- Promote the business value of user experience, research, design and evaluation to business and other entities.
- Foster a community of user experience professionals through knowledge sharing and networking.
- Provide effective UXPA Governance.
Meet other professionals throughout Connecticut. Join our Meet-ups, Facebook and LinkedIn groups, or our active Slack channel.
Join our mailing list for news on upcoming workshops, meet-ups, events, talks, and panel discussions. We hold regular events to proviDe a space to learn and practice UX.
We are actively promoting UX across the state to encourage investments by both corporations and government agencies. Tap into resources at CT UXPA if you need help at your company selling the value of UX.
Why User Experience?
The business benefits of adding UX to a product development process include:
Increased sales and revenues
Decreased training and support costs
Reduced development time and costs
Reduced maintenance costs
Increased customer satisfaction
2017 – 2019 Events topics include:
- Ronnie Battista, The Big Picture: Designing the Future UX Vocation
- Susan Weinschenk, How To Apply Brain And Behavioral Science To Design
- Katie Lukas @Cronin Co., Design is the new Management Consulting
- Dan Klyn Workshop: Developing Successful Stakeholder Agreements
- Jared Spool: Design is a Team Sport starting at 7:15pm
- Gary David, Ethnography for Experience Design
- Russ Bukowski, Agile and UX: Successes & Challenges
- Design Disruptors Film Screening
- TellArt & UTC: Internet of Things and Designing Connected Experiences
2019 Board Members
Immediate Past Board Members
Vice President 2017-2019
Secretary 2017- 2019
Join the Board, and contribute to a vibrant and growing UX community in Connecticut.