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Where is the event?

The 2022 UXPA Boston Conference is a one-day event on Friday, October 14. It will be held at the Sheraton Boston Hotel, 39 Dalton Street, Boston, MA 02199.

How can I purchase tickets?

You can purchase tickets on our Eventbrite page: https://uxpabos2022-annual-conference.eventbrite.com.

Is the conference schedule published?

The conference schedule is published here: https://uxpabostonconference2022.sched.com/

Are there any COVID health and safety precautions in place?

In light of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, we are implementing safety protocols that all attendees are expected to follow while attending the annual UXPA Boston Conference on Friday, October 14. You must

  1. Bring proof of vaccination* with you to show at registration at the Sheraton Boston Hotel on October 14 in order to receive your lanyard and badge
  2. Wear a mask, regardless of your vaccination status, unless you are actively eating or drinking.
  3. If you have not been vaccinated or cannot wear a mask for medical reasons, you are agreeing to provide a doctor’s note as proof of your medical exemption.

* We will adhere to CDC guidelines regarding proof of vaccination, which are as follows. You are considered fully vaccinated:

  • 2 weeks (14 days) after your dose of an accepted single-dose vaccine
  • 2 weeks (14 days) after your second dose of an accepted 2-dose series
  • 2 weeks (14 days) after you received the full series of an accepted COVID-19 vaccine (not placebo) in a clinical trial
  • 2 weeks (14 days) after you received 2 doses of any “mix-and-match” combination of accepted COVID-19 vaccines administered at least 17 days apart

How can I make reservations at the Sheraton Boston Hotel?

If you are traveling from out of town or would like to stay at the hotel where we are holding the conference, please use this link to reserve a room at our group rate:

Book your group rate for UXPA Boston 21st Annual User Experience Conference

Note the following information:

  • Start Date: Thursday, October 13, 2022
  • End Date: Saturday, October 15, 2022
  • Last Day to Book: Thursday, September 22, 2022
  • Group rate: $347 USD per night, excluding all taxes

Will this be a hybrid event? Can I access it online?

To keep costs low and make this event affordable for everyone, this will be an in-person event only.

What do I need to bring the day of the conference?

For the most part you need only bring yourself. You do not need to bring your registration receipt since we can check you in just with an ID.

Laptops, notebooks and other note-taking equipment are allowed and Wi-Fi Internet access is available free of charge. A majority of the presentation rooms feature seating arranged in a lecture format, so expect to keep note-taking materials on your lap.

What should I wear?

A majority of presenters and participants will be dressed in business casual attire. Suits and other formal attire are rare. Conference space is air-conditioned but popular sessions are sometimes crowded, so temperatures throughout the day can vary. If you are likely to be chilly in an air-conditioned space or hot in a crowded space, layered clothing may be a good idea.

What is there to eat?

Breakfast (bagels, muffins, drinks), snacks (healthy and sugary), and a box lunch (two sandwich choices and one vegetarian option) will be provided with your registration. A late afternoon cocktail hour networking event will offer additional drinks (water, sodas, a variety of wines, beers, and liquors) and snacks (crackers, cookies and desserts) at no additional charge. If you have dietary restrictions feel free to bring your own food or notify the conference organizers ahead of time and accommodations will be made to the best of our ability. All attendees are free to bring snacks, food, etc. as they prefer.

How can I stay hydrated throughout the day?

The conference space will feature both built-in water fountains and strategically-placed water coolers from which you may draw water freely. Cups (but not bottles) will be provided. If you are ecologically-minded, feel free to bring your own reusable bottle.