7 Upcoming Web Design Conferences in 2016

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Throughout the year we take the opportunity to venture out of the office here in Milton Keynes and attend some truly exceptional web design conferences and workshops. 2016 will be no different. Web design and web development conferences have quickly evolved over the last decade, with some fascinating insights in to current web design trends and what the future of web design may look like.

Here at westfourstreet web design, we have compiled a list of 7 upcoming UK based web design conferences taking place this year and have highlighted the ones which we will be attending. So if you happen to see us, come over and say ‘hi’. So lets cut right to the chase. Here is the list in order of date.

Industry Conf 2016 – The Practical Web Conference

Industry Conf 2016

Where & When: Newcastle Upon Tyne, UK – April 20, 2016
Website: 2016.industryconf.com
Attending: Unfortunately not this year

“The conference will be packed with practical content and techniques covering everything from design to front-end web development from people who work at companies / organisations like the United States Digital Service, The UK Government Digital Service, Facebook, Salesforce and more. oining us will be speakers Erie Meyer, Rian van der Merwe, Caroline Jarrett, Beth Dean, Jonah Jones, Wes Bos, Stephanie Rewis and Jennifer Brook.”


Render 2016 – A New Frontend Conference

Where & When: Oxford, UK – April 21 & 22, 2016
Website: 2016.render-conf.com
Attending: Unfortunately not this year

“Render conference is two packed days of technical front-end talks from a seriously awesome line-up of speakers, including Bruce Lawson, Sara Souiedan and Harry Roberts. Whatever your current level, you’ll leave overflowing with new ideas you can put into practice straight away.”


UX London 2016

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Where & When: London, UK – May 18-20, 2016
Website: 2016.uxlondon.com
Attending: Yes

“We bring engaging industry leaders from around the world to present a combination of inspirational talks and lively, hands-on workshops. Learn from the authors, founders, directors and designers – working at companies like Google, Lego, Cooper and IDEO – who are helping push the industry forward.”


Port 80

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Where & When: Newport, UK – May 20, 2016
Website: port80events.co.uk
Attending: Unfortunately not this year

“We run events for people who design or build websites, who are involved with the designing/building of them or who are just plain old interested.”


ScotlandCSS

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Where & When: Edinburgh, UK – June 1, 2016
Website: scotlandcss.launchrock.com
Attending: Unfortunately not this year

“ScotlandCSS is a warm, friendly and fast paced, single track conference held in the beautiful city of Edinburgh on June 1st 2016. Speakers and attendees come to visit us from around the globe to share their experience and knowledge on all matters CSS! Previously we have hosted four editions of ScotlandJS and are aiming for a similar feel for this event.”


UX Scotland

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Where & When: Edinburgh, UK – June 8-10, 2016
Website: uxscotland.net/2016
Attending: Unfortunately not this year

“The conference for the UX, service design and digital communities in Scotland and the north of England is back for another year – this time as a 3 day event. Returning for its 4th year, UX Scotland is a hands-on, practical UX & design conference that allows participants to connect and learn from their peers and leaders in the industry.”


The Lead Developer

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Where & When: London, UK – June 23–24, 2016
Website: 2016.theleaddeveloper.com
Attending: Yes

“When you’re busy leading a team, coding and maintaining standards, how do you find the time to stay ahead of new technologies and develop yourself as a technical lead? The Lead Developer 2016 is a 2-day conference featuring practical advice from experts on leading and motivating your team and high-level sessions on new and disruptive technologies.”