UX Café

The UX Café is an informal forum where HCI community from diverse streams of research, design, development, strategy and academics come together to showcase their best work and talk about their successes and failures and learn from each other.

Selected Presenters

  • Design Thinking/Design journey at SAP
    Lakshman Pachinila (SAP Labs)
  • Quantifying Creativity for Modern Workplaces
    Sujath Asad Ali Junaid
  • Engaging Youth Through Popular Music to Restore Rightful Ownership of Data.
    Dani Kalarikalayil Raju, Jose Kalarikalayil Raju and Aparna Kulkarni
  • Informatica Connector Toolkit
    Rejeeb Mohammed
  • Headway– a collaborative Guide to Cancer Survivors
    Hrudaya Veena Yanamandala
  • UX for Healthcare
    Abhimanyu Kulkarni (Philips Design)
  • Co-Designing Healthcare in Channapatna.
    Arjun Harish Rao and Mahima Chandak
  • Capturing the moment, Researching wearables)
    Durgaprasad Yemula, (Peepal Design)
  • Voice Augmented Experiences
    Satheesh, (SlangLabs)
  • Challenges in running a design studio in India
    Anil, (Lollypop Designs)
  • Making Data Visualization Effective
    Hemanth Kumar Anumandla

Track 01- UX Challenger

New and Innovative
Emerging trends, path breaking concepts and ideas that push the envelope

Track 02- UX Ninja

Tools and Methodologies
Discovered a software that changed the way you worked? A methodology that helped generate order out of chaos? Share your experiences of tools and techniques that have helped you scale, optimize or changed the way you work. *Please note: Submissions under this track should offer an honest perspective on your experience and not recommend any software based on any commercial interests

Track 03- UX Champion

Success and Failure - Case studies

This track is for the “Doers” – people who roll up their sleeves and get their hands dirty on the field. Demonstrate case studies that pushed you to think out of the box, take risks and solve old problems in a new way. We welcome you to talk about your successes and more importantly learning through failure, so we may all grow together as one.

Track 04- UX Leader

Design Leaders

You have been there, done that and now you help others tread the path of success. If you have managed or mentored a design team or made a difference to how design is perceived in the organisations, this is the forum to share your story. We invite you to inspire and lead the way for the next wave of change!

Track 05- UX Catalyst

Academia + Industry collaboration

Stories of collaborative innovation, how you leveraged each other’s strengths and what you learnt from the process

Format for submissions

This is a presentation only track. You do not need to submit any papers. You can submit your presentations under the following two categories

  1. Long presentations [20 mins including Q&A]
  2. Short presentations [15 mins including Q & A]

Submission link: Easy chair

Important Dates

  • Abstract submission: Closed
  • Full Submissions: Closed
  • Dec 10: Intimation of shortlisted talks
  • 16-18 December 2018: India HCI 2018, Bangalore


Atul Manohar

Prachi Sakhardande