| Duration: 361 minutes

In this video we talk with UX legend Jared Spool about the many reasons why designers of all skill levels should attend a UX / design conference including: - Getting to know the people in your community and what they're up to - Participating in workshops led by experts in their respective fields - Exploring the various experiences among different conference formats You can still sign up for UI22 this year in Boston: http://ui.uie.com/ Or look for local conferences to your area, such as Big Design here in Dallas: http://bigdesignevents.com This is an excerpt from Jared Spool's full interview with ProjectUX: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=M5IxFQjBmK4&t Web: http://projectux.tv Twitter: http://twitter.com/projectuxtv Jared Spool: http://twitter.com/jmspool Brandon Ward: http://twitter.com/uxward Produced by Rob Andrews and Teresa Nguyen Edited by Rob Andrews