Apply to speak at SustainableUX

SustainableUX is back for 2019 and looking for speakers.

Topics that resonate with our audience include:

  • Designing and coding low-bandwidth and low-energy sites
  • Reducing energy use of internet infrastructure
  • Designing sustainable products
  • Psychology and behavior-change
  • Ethics and design

Check out past talks for a flavor.



February 12, 2019, Eastern Time Zone USA.


Give your talk from anywhere, so long as it’s quiet and has good internet.

Pre-recorded backup:

For 2019, we’re requiring speakers to supply a backup of their talk on YouTube or another other hosted platform. Why? Glitches happen, and we want to ensure our audience doesn’t miss a thing.


Up to 50 minutes, including an optional 5 minutes for Q&A.

Free event, unpaid:

We’re entirely volunteer run and don’t charge for tickets. So we can’t pay speakers (sorry). But we do encourage attendees to donate to nominated charities. We raised over $10k in 2018.


We are committed to having as diverse a line-up of speakers as possible. We are signatories of Your can also read our Code of Conduct.

Closing date:

November 30, 2018.

By donation:

We encouraging attendees to give to climate causes as a token of appreciation to speakers and volunteers. In 2018 we raised over $10,000 for conservation causes.


In 2017, 1,200 attended from all over the world—every continent except Antarctica. It included a mix of UX and web folk, students, academics, and business people. Many thousands more have watched the recorded talks on YouTube.


On Slack. Contact us for an invitation.

Ready? Apply →

Questions? Email us.