Date(s) - 09 Jun 2020 - 10 Jun 2020
9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Novartis Institutes for BioMedical Research



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The Pistoia Alliance UXLS Project Team will be holding its 3rd Annual Conference at Novartis Institutes for BioMedical Research (NIBR) on Tuesday 9th and Wednesday 10th June 2020. The Pistoia Alliance UXLS project and community enables UX practitioners to share UX best practices in the life sciences. Find out more about us at


User Experience is the science of conducting research with end users of digital products (software, websites, mobile apps, connected devices, etc.) and using the insights gained from that research to design products which are as easy to use as possible. The conference is specifically focussed for UX practitioners in the life sciences field and will have a mixture of hands-on interactive sessions in addition to seminar style talks.


Who should attend?

The conference aims to empower UX in the life sciences R&D and is specifically for anyone with an interest in applying UX in the life sciences such as

  • User Researchers
  • UX Designers / Interaction Designers
  • Information Architects
  • Content Strategists
  • UX Engineers / Software developers / UI Designers
  • Business Analysts
  • Product Owners


Conference Programme

The conference will consist of a number of plenary sessions. The plenary sessions will be held in parallel to some workshop sessions. We will have a networking reception on the evening of the 9th June 2020.


Call for speakers

Conference organisers are looking for sessions with a specific life science focus or sessions which are tackling problems practitioners are encountering in the life sciences. In particular we are looking for submission that focus on Enterprise UX, Data Visualisation, Digital Transformation, Designing at Scale (Design Systems etc.), Communicating Research and R&D tools.

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Call for sponsors

So if you have a product and/or service offering in the UX for Life Sciences, then we would like to hear from you. By sponsoring our events you will be networking with some of the most influential figures in the industry. Our sponsors get involved to:

  • Enhance brand recognition
  • Showcase new products
  • Maintain existing relationships
  • Meet prospective clients

Please contact Zahid Tharia for sponsorship opportunities.