Steve Portigal pointed out to me that he just wrote up his own impressions on four user experience related conferences he attended this autumn:
- Creative CanUX in Banff in September
- About, With, and For (AWF) in Chicago in October
- Designing for User eXperience (DUX) in San Francisco in November
- Ethnographic Praxis in Industry Conference (EPIC) in Seattle in November

I just read all of Steve’s impressions, and aside from giving you a close insight on what went on at these conferences, his comments also teach you a thing or two about what makes a good conference to begin with. I cannot fail to conclude that conferences themselves need their own experience designers.