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If you're interested in voice, technology, innovation, conversational AI and design, let's meet up and build a strong community to share ideas, experiences, insight and perspective within the technological wave that is voice and Amazon Alexa.

Stay tuned for the launch early 2019! Please join the group to get notified when it's organised but in the meantime look out for great events and workshops with Amazon here (https://developer.amazon.com/alexa-skills-kit/anz).

Upcoming events (2)

Amazon Alexa Dev Day 2019 Melbourne

Sheraton Melbourne Hotel

Alexa Dev Day is back in Melbourne! Alexa Dev Days are free, interactive events produced by Amazon. Engage in hands-on sessions where you will learn to create voice experiences, hear the latest on UI design, and industry trends. Join us for training sessions, workshops, live demos, and networking with Alexa experts and your peers. Register here: https://alexadevday2019melbourne.splashthat.com/ Azi Farjad, Alexa Developer Evangelist Azi is an Alexa Developer Evangelist at Amazon. Her role involves inspiring and helping developers to build voice experiences using Alexa. She has been a developer and software consultant for a variety of products during her career and passionate about creating great voice experiences with Alexa. Joe Muoio, Alexa Developer Evangelist Joe helps developers build voice-enabled applications in his role as an Alexa Developer Evangelist based in Seattle. Don't forget your laptop! Register here: https://alexadevday2019melbourne.splashthat.com/ AGENDA 8:30 AM - 9 AM REGISTRATION 9 AM - 12 PM HOW TO BUILD AN ALEXA SKILL An Overview of Echo and Alexa skills Intents, Slots, and Samples Persistence with AWS DynamoDB and Sessions Attributes Alexa Presentation Language 1 PM - 5 PM KEY PRINCIPLES TO DESIGN AN ENGAGING ALEXA SKILL Voice Design Situational Design Learn How to Publish an Alexa Skill 5 PM CLOSE AND NETWORKING Feel free to share event details, pictures and learnings and tag #MelbourneAmazonAlexa #AlexaDevs #AlexaDevDay

Melbourne Amazon Alexa: AGL Skill

AWS Melbourne Office

Hi Melbourne Amazon Alexa community, Get ready for another insightful evening on Wednesday 18th September 2019 at Amazon Web Services (AWS) Melbourne Office. Come along and join fellow voice enthusiasts, advocates and developers (Alexa and others) to hear and talk about voice and conversational AI. Also, share food and drinks whilst making new friends. Most of all, we have great presentations. This month we have Hannah Bourke and Calvin Schnierer from AGL Energy who will provide an overview of what the AGL skill does and how it works behind the scenes, including maintaining session data to provide a consistent user experience, and slot filling. They will also go through how they developed for the Alexa Multi Modal experiencing using APL (Alexa Presentation Language) and some key challenges that they came up against when working on the platform. https://www.agl.com.au/alexaskill We also have our meetup member, Sabarinath Gopalan, present how his skill, Magic Words. Agenda 6:30pm Pizza & Drinks 7:00pm Welcome 7:05pm AGL Energy Alexa Skill 7:45pm Sabarinath Gopalan, Magic Words Alexa Skill 8:15pm Mingle and networking 8:30pm Meetup concludes Feel free to share event details, pictures and learnings and tag #MelbourneAmazonAlexa

Past Events

Melbourne Amazon Alexa: VERSA Agency

AWS Melbourne Office

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