Design for nation building takes spotlight in conference

UX Philippines

Posted at May 25 2018 01:16 PM | Updated as of May 25 2018 01:56 PM

Beyond aesthetics, a good design has significant applications in various industries including technology, business, health, and government. 

Make it human-centered, and it can contribute to nation building.

This is the advocacy of pioneering organization UX Philippines (UXPH), a non-profit organization that promotes human-centered design practices among professionals and enthusiasts across the ASEAN region.

On May 26 and 27, UXPH is holding a design conference titled "UXPH2018: Navigating Design Crossroads" at The Globe Tower in Bonifacio Global City, Taguig. 

This collaborative event aims to explore and showcase the possible applications of design thinking in technology, business, health, and government sectors, among others. Invited are some of the pioneering UX and design thinking experts from different parts of the globe. 

Niaw de Leon

Samantha Yuen

Ben Kim

Paul Sherman

Ondrej Machart

Henry Nahurski

UXPH2018 aims to gather design professionals, UX practitioners, design stakeholders, and other think tanks to discuss how design can be used to the betterment of the Philippines, UXPH said on their website.

Emerging trends, experience reports, and challenges concerning design and user experience will be tackled.

For more information about UXPH2018, visit

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