The UK web design and dev conference scene has historically been incredibly vibrant. Thankfully, it is bouncing back to full strength after lock down.
If you’re looking to learn something new and meet your peers, there is a great mix of events happening around the country and online for you to attend.
If you are attending (or running) an event we’ve missed below, leave a comment and we’ll get it added.
What is it about? “A series of free quarterly events for digital creators, producers, managers and administrators, aiming to inspire Leicester’s digital design community.”
What is it about? “UX Glasgow is an informal, co-operative monthly meetup. We welcome everyone who cares about user experience — no matter whether you’re a client, a visual designer, an information architect, a copywriter, a developer or a usability specialist. Discuss, debate, share info and learnings, or ask a question.”
Digital People in Peterborough
What is it about? “DPiP is a community promoting all things digital in Peterborough and beyond, supporting wellbeing and mental health through a common interest in digital technologies.”
MK Geek Night
Where: Milton Keynes
What is it about? “Milton Keynes Geek Night is a quarterly evening event for the digital and creative communities combining talks from some of the best speakers in the UK and beyond, with the opportunity to watch new and up and coming presenters.”
The UX Conf
When: September 13th 2023
What is it about? “Tired of classic philosophical talks? We want to shake things up and have how-to demos of different UX and UI design tools instead. Plus, interactive sessions to keep your creative juices flowing”
Page Builder Summit
When: 18th – 22th September 2023
What is it about? Building great WordPress experiences with page builder tools.
State of the Browser
When: 23rd September 2023
What is it about? “A yearly one-day, single-track conference with widely-varying talks about the modern web, accessibility, web standards, and more.”
WP Accessibility Day
When: September 27-28th, 2023
What is it about? “WP Accessibility Day is nonprofit organization that runs an annual 24-hour virtual conference, “WordPress Accessibility Day,” dedicated to promoting and learning website accessibility best practices for WordPress websites.”
WordPress Web Agency AI Summit 2023
When: September 28 – 30th, 2023
What is it about? “Discover the practical use cases of using AI in development, marketing, design, web agencies management, and freelance services, ask questions and gather insights.”
Developer! Developer! Developer! East Midlands
When: 7th October 2023
What is it about? “DDD East Midlands is an inclusive, not-for-profit technology conference that celebrates the unique tech, talent and companies that the East Midlands has to offer.”
When: 20th October 2023
What is it about? “WDC started in 2007 with the idea of bringing together a community of designers, developers and anyone who worked with the web along with students who had recently started learning about the web.”
When: EVENT CANCELLED
What is it about? “Canvas is a community of makers and product people in the UK & beyond. We’re on a mission to positively impact our communities lives by sharing insider stories and insights to help them grow & elevate their craft.”
When: 3rd November 2023
What is it about? “When creativity is provided with room to grow, it paves the way for innovation. Embracing innovation offers your organization a valuable edge. Each individual has the capacity for increased creativity. Discover techniques to enhance your creative abilities at UX Brighton 2023.”
When: 10th November 2023
What is it about? “ffconf is a full day of eight carefully curated sessions for an audience that cares about the future of the web, and who want their ideas challenged.
When: 7-8th December 2023
What is it about? “Through a series of inspiring talks, discussions, and practical masterclasses led by top minds of our industry, you’ll develop skills paramount to your success – coding, architecture, engineering practices, and tech leadership.”
PHP UK Conference
When: 15 – 16th February 2024
What is it about? “The largest dedicated PHP event in Europe, PHP UK welcomes hundreds of leading developers to London for two days of talks, networking and socials.”