UX Events in CEE – 2020 Edition (COVID-19 Update)

UX Events in CEE – 2020 Edition (COVID-19 Update)

Update: As the world turned upside down, we’ve updated our list of UX events in CEE. Check the status of all events below!

Last update: 1st June 2020

The UX scene in Central and Eastern Europe is thriving.

The CEE region is not just a popular IT outsourcing hub – it's got its own rapidly developing UX communities as well. LiveSession itself is living proof, as we're based in Wrocław, Poland.

We'd like to introduce you to top UX events in CEE, from Prague, Bratislava and Budapest all the way to Warsaw, Riga and Kyiv. Ready to discover what Central and Eastern Europe has to offer in terms of 2020 UX conferences?

Let's dive in!

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  1. UX Events in Poland

  2. UX Events in Ukraine

  3. UX Events in Slovakia

  4. UX Events in the Czech Republic

  5. UX Events in Hungary

  6. UX Events in the Baltics

  7. UX events in Croatia

UX Events in Poland

Ace! 2020

ACE! is a two-track product design and agile development conference in Kraków, Poland

Where: Kraków

When: May 20-22, 2020

Language: English

ACE! is a two-track conference dedicated to agile software development and product design. The Process track is focused on agile best practices, while the Product segment will include inspiring talks from such professionals as Alastair Somerville, a sensory design consultant. All presentations will be held in English, and the event's location in Kraków, Poland makes it easily accessible from every part of Europe.

Register for ACE! 2020


POLISHOPA is a popular design thinking conference in Bydgoszcz, Poland

Where: Bydgoszcz

When: June 1-4, 2020

Language: Polish/English

POLISHOPA is a design thinking conference in Bydgoszcz, Poland. Although you may not have heard of the location before, it's definitely worth stepping off the beaten path! The event will leave you inspired with design thinking use cases and best practices. Talks are held in both Polish and English. Although this year's agenda is still in the works, it's sure to be impressive. Last year's speakers came from international companies like Johnson&Johnson and Motorola, as well as Polish giants (Allegro, mBank).

Register for POLISHOPA 2020


Product Camp is a prominent digital product conference in Gdynia, Poland

ProductCamp 2020 Online is a 3-day digital event for product people: product managers, UX designers, researchers and growth hackers.

The Barcamp Day is free. Join and choose from over 50 talks from Digital Product, UX & Research professionals such as Zalando, Free Now, OLX, Booking.com, Oracle, Accenture.

Conference line up consists inspirational talks and practical case studies run by world-class product leaders such as Laura Klein, Marty Cagan and other great speakers from companies like Atlassian, BMW and Flixbus.

Read more about ProductCamp 2020

UX Poland

UX Poland, one of the biggest UX conferences in CEE

Where: Warsaw

When: TBA (usually late September)

Language: Polish/English

One of the most prominent user experience conferences in Europe,UX Poland has been the meeting place for the best professionals in the industry for more than a decade now. You can expect to hear valuable insights and case studies from Poland's top UX designers, researchers and other experienced product people. The vast majority of the conference is held in Polish.

Read more about UX Poland


Mobiconf, a mobile development conference in Kraków, Poland

Where: Kraków

When: October 1-2, 2020

Language: English

Connecting mobile designers and developers, Mobiconf is a one-of-a-kind event taking place in Kraków, Poland. The 2020 edition is focused not only on UX/UI and development but also on project management and challenges that come with creating mobile products. Again, the whole conference is in English, and Kraków is a beautiful city to visit – a win-win choice!

Register for Mobiconf 2020

Halo Design

Halo Design, a chill UX/UI meetup in Kraków, Poland

Where: Kraków

When: April 2020 (recurring throughout the year)

Language: Polish/English

Looking for something laid-back yet insightful? Halo Design is a chill UX/UI meetup that has already gained a cult status in the Kraków design community. Some parts of the event are held in Polish, yet very edition features at least one talk in English. Don’t hesitate to join if you’re in town – the tickets are always in high demand!

UX Events in Ukraine


Krupa, the biggest interface design conference in CEE, takes place in Kyiv

Where: Kyiv

When: November 20-22, 2020

Language: English

Ukraine only has one prominent UX conference – but what a conference it is! Krupa claims to be the biggest interface design conference in Eastern Europe. The event is held in Kyiv and the previous edition included talks from Don Norman, the UX founding father, Vitaly Friedman from Smashing Magazine and Guillermo Torres from Airbnb, among others. If this doesn't sound impressive to you, we really don't know what will!

UX Events in Slovakia

By Design Conference

By Design Conference is a notable UX design event in Bratislava, Slovakia

Where: Bratislava

When: June 6, 2020

Language: English

The theme of this year's By Design Conference is shift by design. Speakers from Spain, Russia, Ukraine and the USA will give talks on how to design products for the world in transformation. If you're into social issues in design, Bratislava is the place to be for you this June! The event is quite special, as it covers the more human side of UX, design and related fields.

Register for By Design Conference 2020

UX Events in Czech Republic


WebExpo is a Prague event for user experience, design and web development professionals

Where: Prague

When: September 18-20, 2020

Language: English

A conference with 13 years of history, WebExpo is a massive event for everyone involved in creating websites – including, of course, UX professionals. It's a great chance to listen to 70 speakers coming from such companies as IBM, Microsoft and the Emirates Group. The topics range from accessibility and design patterns to business development and Messenger chatbots. If you're looking to expand your horizons in a wide array of web-related subjects, this is the place to go.

Register for WebExpo 2020

UX Events in Hungary

Amuse UX Conference

Amuse UX Conference is the sole big event for user experience professionals in Hungary

Where: Budapest

When: October 16, 2020

Language: English

Amuse is the only UX conference in Hungary. Although the 2020 agenda is not available yet, the one from the previous edition gives us high expectations for this year. The list included speakers from Google, Booking.com, Shopify, YouTube, UXPin and Facebook – to name just a few of the most prominent examples! Budapest is easy to reach from every part of Europe (and many places of the Middle East too) – why not give it a try?

UX Events in the Baltics

UX Riga

UX Riga is the biggest UX conference in Latvia and in all Baltic countries

Where: Riga, Latvia

When: TBA

Language: English

UX Riga will take place for the 7th time in 2020. It's the largest user experience conference not only in Latvia but also in all Baltic states. Speakers of the last edition included Mike Dick from Survey Monkey, Vitaly Friedman from Smashing Magazine and Jim Kalbach, a notable O'Reilly author. This year's agenda is still in the making and we're excited to see what's to come!

Digital Elite Camp

Digital Elite Camp is a unique growth hacking event in Estonia

Where: Laulasmaa, Estonia

When: June 11-13, 2020

Language: English

Although not exactly a UX conference, Digital Elite Camp is a great pick for those interested in growth hacking and CRO. The concept and the location make it particularly tempting – why not spend three days on the Baltic coast (four days, including the pre-party) and learn best practices from top growth professionals? SPAs, saunas and lots of top-notch knowledge are included. This year's line-up includes Peep Laja, the CEO and Founder of CXL Institute. More big names are going to be announced soon. So, destination: Estonia?

Register for Digital Elite Camp 2020

UX Events in the Croatia

Design 2020

Hosted in Cavtat, Croatia, Design 2020 is a big conference on all things design

Where: Cavtat

When: May 18-21, 2020

Language: English

If you'd like to take part in a comprehensive design conference, Design 2020 is what you're looking for. The agenda will cover a wide range of topics, from theory, methods and processes to behavioral sciences, engineering and industrial design. And the cherry on top? The venue is Hotel Croatia Cavtat, a luxury building on the Adriatic coast, just a short drive from Dubrovnik. What's not to love?

Register for Design 2020

Digital Lab.in

Digital Lab.in is a Croatian UX conference, hosted on the Istria Peninsula

Where: Labin

When: September 25-26, 2020

Language: English

Located on the scenic Istrian Peninsula, Labin plays host to Digital Lab.in,Croatia's biggest UX conference. Every year, it involves talks from top design and developments professionals. Speakers are coming from top-tier companies like Booking.com and Google. The conference's stunning seaside location is an additional asset!

Register for Digital Lab.in 2020

We did our best to list all the interesting UX conferences in CEE. Still, if we missed something, don't hesitate to let us know in the comments!

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