Researching the Researchers: From 721 responses to 5 personas to a new conference

Four members of our Advancing Research curation team join Lou to discuss the research they did to help shape our inaugural Advancing Research conference (New York City; March 30-April 1, 2020). The team analyzed over 700 survey responses (including about 10,000 answers to open-ended questions!) to learn about user and customer researchers, their learning behaviors, Read more

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Advancing Research Conference

How we Researched and Designed the Advancing Research Conference

There are more researchers focused on users, customers, and products than ever before, and those researchers’ needs are changing. Rosenfeld Media has already interacted with researchers through the Advancing Research community, which we curate, but wanted to learn more about who they are, where they work, and how they learn. And—as a conference-production company—we wanted Read more

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Call for presentations

UPDATE: Call for Proposals closed

Thank you to everyone who applied to speak at the very first Advancing Research conference!

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New research conference

New conference for researchers starts with…research

When we decided to explore the idea of putting together a new conference for researchers of various stripes, we started with our own research: a survey that drew over 700 responses in July of 2019. We’re using what we’ve learned to begin developing the Advancing Research 2020 program, and we encourage you to benefit from Read more

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