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Lets come together and learn more about voice interfaces.

19:00 - Meet & greet

19:30 - Audio files, images and more in Morse coder skill (25 min - 5 min Q&A)
Kay Lerch - Winner of Alexa Challenge

- introducing Morse coder skill (winning project)
- working with SSML and app cards
- leveraging Metaphone algorithm for phonetic siblings

20:00 - How to build user-proof experiences (20 min - 5 min Q&A)
Dr. Matthias Keller - Chief Scientist @ Kayak

- Brief overview of KAYAK's Alexa skill
- Voice interface design
- Measuring and improving user experience

20:25 - Lightning Talk
Hicham Tahiri cofounder of (

GUI Programming for Alexa: Why and How?

20:30 - Workshop

20 minutes to think and talk about voice interfaces.

20:50 - Discussion with bagels, fingerfood and beer

22:00 - End

The Amazon Echo ( a device by Amazon currently sold in the US. We will bring two devices. While we mingle and get to know each other the Echos can be tried.