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LUMS to Host UX Pakistan Design Conference 2019 and the First Google Home Developers Summit


Pakistan is home to plenty of capable creators and youthful masterminds, with incredible style and noteworthy thoughts. Tragically, frequently those thoughts neglect to happen as intended essentially in light of the fact that the individual being referred to didn't approach the correct chances to associate with applicable gatherings of people conveniently.

This youthful ability should be sustained and guided by those with more learning and experience. Progressively, this features the significance of having the correct stages to enable us to develop and thrive, and outline future strides on the best way to take these fleeting contemplations and transform them into unmistakable, viable substances.

Such stages work best when conceptualized as networks conquering any hindrance between masterminds, makers, and clients – on account of planners, through human-focused structure standards.


The UX Pakistan Design Conference was established to furnish participants with an all-encompassing background of the planning world, showing the most recent in UX (User Experience) patterns and advancements, and how to make consistent computerized and non-advanced encounters amid multi-day loaded up with fascinating workshops with regards to communication structure, AR/VR, plan hackathons and rivalries, and enlightening converses with an outstanding line-up of industry and plan pioneers and experts.

Built up in 2017, the Conference is basically a stage for new businesses and UX creators to display their thoughts and be assessed by experts. The past two years saw 28 speakers, 11 hands-on workshops, and overpowering reaction and call to return greater and better in 2019.

2018's UX gathering was an exceptional achievement, as it had the introduction of the nation's first User Experience Design grants. The National Design Awards held across the country investment, with the honor accommodation classes including Design for Social Impact, Fashion and Textile, and Product and Game Design. The champs were chosen by means of a fastidiously picked jury of structure tycoons.

Remarking on a year ago's an affair, the President of INDEX (The Design Society at LUMS), Numra Azhar (Student @LUMS) stated,

" The objective of UX Pakistan is to advance and achieve mindfulness the significance of 'good structure' by getting individuals from assorted foundations and orders to one stage. This occasion has opened a path for client experience plan experts to connect with novices particularly early vocation experts and understudies. I, being from a science foundation have exceeded expectations in this field, setting up the way that everybody can figure out how to be a decent creator."

The current year's motivation is to put the focus on inventive structures and to transform these into genuine administrations and items that take care of true issues. This objective must be accomplished through the joint endeavors of common society and the proceeded with help of industry pioneers, experienced scientists, and scholastics, and the way of life at establishments like LUMS, which hold occasions, for example, UX Pakistan, various workshops, and even has the National Incubation Center.

Simultaneously to the UX Pakistan Design Conference, LUMS is likewise facilitating the main Google Home Developers Summit. Without precedent for Pakistan, a group from Google will come to talk on Home Automation; speakers incorporate Faisal Feroz, Director Partner Engineering at Google, Ryo Ga, APAC Head of Technical Account Management at Google, Sean Cho, Head of Technical Account Management at Google, John Fieg, Head of the Home Automation Division at Google, Kevin Nilson, Head of the Technical Solutions Engineering at Google, and John Fieg, Head of the Home Automation Division at Google.

In 2019, members will get an opportunity to grandstand their ability and work through the UX Pakistan Design Challenge and Design Awards. Members can likewise apply with their new companies for the UX Pakistan Design Showcase. Not just this, every one of the speakers going to the current year's meeting will share anecdotes about their very own adventures and tasks, just as what drove them to concoct their thoughts.

Keynote speakers during the current year's gathering incorporate Abbas Saleem Khan, CEO of Opera Digita, Asif Baki, Head of Research and Insights, Next Billion Users at Google, Usman Riaz, Founder of Mano Animation Studio, TED Senior Fellow, Burgan Shealy, who additionally is the Interaction Designer at Google, Shahzad Nawaz ( Chief Creative Officer and Advisor to CEO at AAP Media), Garen Checkley, Emerging Market Design Strategy at Google. Moreover, the occasion will include Sadia Khurram, Chief Customer Experience Officer at Jazz, Benedict Davies, UX Designer at Google, Suleman Shahid, Founder UX Pakistan, who is additionally an Assistant Professor at LUMS, just as Sadaan Ahmad, Founder/CEO at Vanilla Arcade, Jaffer Hussain, Founder at Offroad Studios, Creative Consultant at CricinGif and Design Educator at VCD-BNU. With all these incredibly skilled names, the experience will undoubtedly be brimming with differentiated learning.

The originator of INDEX and UX Pakistan, Dr. Suleman Shahid, Assistant Professor at LUMS, shared his perspectives, saying,

" Present day complex issues can't be fathomed by a solitary order. We need a multidisciplinary approach for comprehension and tackling these issues and plan, as a procedure and activity, can help a ton in taking care of those fiendish issues out there. To spread structure in its actual quintessence in Pakistan, we need a grassroots development beginning from schools and going as far as possible up to organizations and the legislature. Occasions like UXPAKISTAN and UXCAMPS, which attempt to bring present-day creatives (creators, business pioneers, technologists, skilled workers, designer, and craftsmen) on one stage for spreading the genuine estimation of configuration, are only a beginning stage."

This meeting is a terrific undertaking of progress and tremendous experience of learning in the field of the structure. UX Pakistan 2019 is equipped to give openings, mentorships and a stage for association with everybody inside the business, from built-up experts to future business visionaries and UX unicorns.

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