This is a Rasa User Group NYC. We host meetups for existing Rasa users and everyone who is interested in open source conversational AI and chatbots. The main goal of this group is to have a place where Rasa community in NYC could meet, talk about their projects and experiences using Rasa and building intelligent assistants.
This group is open to all conversational AI enthusiasts regardless of their background and experience. If you are a beginner - join this group and attend the events to learn more about Rasa and conversational AI, if you are a hands-on Rasa user and work on interesting projects - join this group and attend the events as a speaker!
We are happy to have you in this group and we are looking forward to seeing you in upcoming Rasa User Group NYC events! If you haven't done so, make sure to join the global Rasa Community on https://forum.rasa.com
Hello Rasa enthusiasts,
It's about time to have a second Rasa User Group NYC meetup! Let's meet early next year to talk about the Rasa projects, share ideas and chat about the expectations for the conversational AI in the year 2019!
7:00pm - 7:05pm Welcome and the overview on what's new to Rasa, by Justina Petraityte, developer advocate at Rasa
7:05pm - 7:20pm Improving RASA NLU Training Using Machine Learning Interpretability Techniques by Zvi Topol CEO/Data Scientist at MuyVentive, LLC
This talk will present a few machine learning interpretability techniques that can be used by developers to improve training of their RASA NLU models.
7:20pm - 7:40pm Using RASA to power a McDonald's Voicebot, by Nathan Stratton, the CTO and founder of Vocinity
Using RASA technology integrated with Speech-to-Text and Text-to-Speech to create a voice customer service bot (voicebot) that can be used to have a conversation with your local McDonald's.
And, as chatbot development can be time-consuming, presenting some sample tools to make things easier.
When: 31st Jan 2019, doors open 6:30pm EST, talks start at 7pm EST.
Since we have a limited space, make sure to RSVP for the event.
See you soon!
The Rasa team