UXPakistan: A Student-run Design Conference

UX Pakistan, being the largest non-profit conference, is the pioneering force behind design gatherings in Pakistan today, and is a dedicated platform to bring all product and service design disciplines together, from research, marketing and design, to technology, sales and business. Since its launch in 2017, UX Pakistan has grown from a few individuals into a network to more than 1500 people now. The initiative was started by Index, a student-led design and innovation society at LUMS under the supervision of Dr. Suleman Shahid, and is now supported by the leading design organizations in the country like Design Foundation and is supported by the industrial design muscle with companies like Designist, Cordoba, etc on board.
With a cumulative of 20 workshops and about 50 keynote speakers since its inauguration, UX Pakistan has been applauded and recognized by many leading experts in the industry and academia. We organize workshops on various design fronts, from Service Design, Virtual Reality to Design Sprints and Graphic Design, to name a few, which are moderated by leading practitioners in Pakistan and abroad. Moreover, a diverse lineup of subject matter experts at the conference, has successfully delivered and sparked conversations to understand design as a whole and enable digital customer satisfaction.
This year, we aim to provide a platform where design practitioners and students can undergo an inspiring and transformative experience that will help them learn design in Pakistan, while also getting to network with experts the industry. LUMS, being one of the most forward thinking, interdisciplinary universities in Pakistan, provides an excellent platform for curating and celebrating design gatherings in Pakistan.