Date(s) - 08 May 2019 - 09 May 2019
9:00 am - 5:00 pm




The User Experience for Life Science conference will provide insights from UX leaders within the User Experience for life science community. Learn about the latest advances in UX within the R&D life sciences and healthcare communities. Spaces are limited, reserve your space now.



Key topics covered

This conference aims to empower UX in the life sciences R&D and is specifically for anyone with an interest in applying UX in the life sciences such as:

  • Enterprise UX in the life sciences
  • Improving the UX of scientific software through the collaboration of software vendors and pharma
  • Design Operations in UX in Life Sciences
  • UX maturity
  • User research in the life sciences
  • Agile and UX

For participants new to UX we have arranged a number of introductory parallel sessions to UX.


Who should attend?

This conference aims to empower UX in the life sciences R&D and is specifically for anyone with an interest in applying UX in the life sciences such as:

  • User Researchers
  • UX Designers
  • Information Architects
  • UX Engineers
  • Software Developers
  • Business Analyst
  • Product Owners


Mark Boulton

Digital Communications lead at EMBL

Mark Boulton Image


Michael Montello

Senior Vice President, R&D Tech at GSK

Conference Agenda

UXLS Conference Agenda



  • Aleksandra Ziolkowska-Cabezon (ChemAxon)
  • Chiara Gabella & Severine Duvaud (SIB)
  • Edmund Johnson (AbCam)
  • Jacek Ziemski (Roche)
  • James  Hoeksma (AstraZeneca)
  • Jennifer Cham
  • Kirk Brote
  • Lee Duddell (UserZoom)
  • Matan Berson (BenchSci)
  • Mia Bohleman & Alex Voorhees (GSK)
  • Michael Wilson  (Perkin Elmer)
  • Mira Nair (BioStrata)
  • Revathi Nathaniel (EBI)
  • Revital Kristal & Dana Inbar (BioData)
  • Roger Attrill (Linguamatics)
  • Ryan Morinelli (GSK)
  • Simon Fortenbacher (GSK)
  • Stephen Tomlinson (Webcredible)


Conference Hotel

We have agreed a conference rate for our conference delegates at Novotel Stevenage. The conference rate is a tariff of £78 (inclusive of VAT) – to include breakfast, wifi and car park. You need to call the hotel and book with a group reference of 54623763.
Hotel telephone number: +44 (0)1438 533 015 Option 1


Call for Proposals

We are seeking high quality submissions for this conference.

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Conference chairs

  • Paula de Matos, UXLS Project Manager, Pistoia Alliance
  • Rob Graham, Global Head of UX, AstraZeneca
  • Roger Attrill, UX Specialist, Linguamatics
  • Simon Fortenbacher, Director of Tech, R&D User Experience, GSK


Code of Conduct

All delegates are required to abide by our code​of​con​duct​.com, licensed under a Cre­ative Com­mons Attri­bu­tion 3.0 Unport­ed License.


We are grateful for the support of our sponsors.




Call for Sponsors

So, if you have a product and/or a service offering in UX for Life Sciences, then we would like to hear from you.

By sponsoring our events you will be networking with some of the most influential figures in the industry. Our sponsors get involved to:

  • Enhance brand recognition
  • Showcase new products
  • Maintain existing relationships
  • Meet prospective clients


For more information on how you can get involved, please contact Zahid Tharia (