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    July 24-26 | Newark |

     

    Natural language is revolutionizing the way we interact with devices, services, products and one another. VOICE is where the world's top platform providers, brands, agencies, investors, startups and developers explore the cutting edge of the multi-modal engagement era.  Read our Code of Conduct.

     

     

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    $40 Billion

    U.S. retail shopping via voice will exceed $40 Billion by 2022 according to Voicebot.ai

     

    1.2 Trillion

    It's forecasted that "50% of all searches will be voice searches by 2020” according to comscore

    33 Million

    The number of voice-first devices in U.S. is more than 33 million based on a new study by VoiceLabs

    80%

    80% of developers worldwide are embracing A.I. according to a recent Stack Overflow survey

     

    We're looking for a variety of talks that encompass natural language from voice assistants to chat bots and IOT enablement. Deeply technical to marketing and strategy. There is a MainStage + 8 breakout rooms and talks can vary in length from 15 minutes up to a full day workshop. 

    Deadline April 6th 5pm ET

     

    We're looking for a variety of talks that encompass natural language from voice assistants to chat bots and IOT enablement. Deeply technical to marketing and strategy. There is a MainStage + 8 breakout rooms and talks can vary in length from 15 minutes up to a full day workshop. 

    Deadline April 6th 5pm ET

    VoiceSummit.ai

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    EVENT SCHEDULE

    Day 1 - July 24

    08:00 AM

    Registration & check-in

    9:00-10:30AM

    8 Deep Dive Workshops

    10:30 - 11:00AM

    BREAK

    11:00AM-12:30PM

    8 Deep Dive Workshops

    12:30-1:30PM

    LUNCH

    1:30-3:00PM

    8 Deep Dive Workshops

    3:00-3:30PM

    BREAK

    3:30-5:00PM

    8 Deep Dive Workshops

    5:00-8:00PM

    Startup Showcase, Reception

    Day 2 - July 25

    08:00 AM

    Registration & check-in

    9:00-9:45AM

    Opening Keynote

    10:00 - 11:00AM

    BREAK & Exhibits

    11:00AM-12:30PM

    Main Stage + 8 Breakouts

    12:30-1:30PM

    LUNCH

    1:30-3:00PM

    Main Stage + 8 Breakouts

    3:00-3:30PM

    BREAK & Exhibits

    3:30-5:00PM

    Main Stage + 8 Breakouts

    5:00-6:00PM

    Networking Happy Hour

    Day 3 - July 26

    8:00- 9:00AM

    Registration & check-in

    9:00-10:00AM

    Keynote

    10:00- 11:00AM

    Roundtables & Exhibits

    11:00AM-12:30PM

    Main Stage + 8 Breakouts

    12:30-1:30PM

    LUNCH & Exhibits

    1:30-2:30PM

    Closing Keynote, Awards & Raffles

    2:30-4:30PM

    Exhibitor Move-out

    SUBMIT TOPIC

    Event Highlights

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      Keynote Speaker: David Isbitski, Chief Evangelist, Amazon Alexa

      Re-imaging the future through voice

      Dave has been a professional speaker, trainer and evangelist for over a decade. He has taught full-day courses on many topics including Mobile Apps, Cloud and the Web. Dave has helped launch numerous technology platforms, frameworks and programming languages across an array of devices at both Microsoft and Amazon. Dave is also an author for Lynda.com and can be found on twitter as @TheDaveDev and the Amazon Apps & Services Blog http://bit.ly/amazon-blog.

    • Hands on workshops

      Hands-on Sessions

      Development, Design & More

      Choose from more than 50 workshops across an array of coding, design, product and marketing courses. You will leave VOICE armed with the knowhow to accelerate your career, startup or major company initiative.  
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      Smart Cities

      Voice and Chat Are Playing a Key Role

      Every major city in the world has a Smart Cities initiative - and for good reason. As people are making cities their homes, workplaces and favorite tourist destinations - being connected and access to services is more important than ever. At VOICE, you'll learn how to integrate NLP into your Smart City and who's leading the way.

    MEET THE SPEAKERS

    David Isbitski

    David Isbitski

    Chief Technical Evangelist | Amazon

    David Isbitski

    David Isbitski

    Chief Technical Evangelist | Amazon

    David Isbitski is Amazon's Chief Evangelist for Alexa and Echo, introducing the world to the power of Voice. He has helped launch numerous platforms and products at both Microsoft and Amazon and made a career out of helping people be successful with technology. Towards that end, he has delivered keynotes at major conferences around the world. A Jersey Shore native, David loves being near the ocean. He returns to his roots at the New Jersey Institute of Technology, where he graduated Cum Laude from the Honors Program with a B.A. in Information Systems.

    Anne Weiler

    Anne Weiler

    Co-founder and CEO | Wellpepper

    Anne Weiler

    Anne Weiler

    Co-founder and CEO | Wellpepper

    Anne Weiler, is co-founder and CEO of Wellpepper, a clinically validated and award-winning platform for digital patient treatment plans. She co-founded Wellpepper in late 2012 with Mike Van Snellenberg to address issues in communication and continuity of care after a personal experience when her mother was released from 6 months in the hospital with no instructions and a month before a follow-up visit. Anne’s expertise spans from concept to go-to-market for technology startups and established businesses. Prior to Wellpepper, Anne was VP of Marketing for iQMetrix, and Director of Product Management at Microsoft Corporation. She joined Microsoft in 2001 with the acquisition of Canadian web content management company Ncompass Labs.

    Noah Vadnai

    Noah Vadnai

    VP of Product and User Experience | A + E Networks

    Noah Vadnai

    Noah Vadnai

    VP of Product and User Experience | A + E Networks

    Creative product leader with years of mobile, Web and digital video experience. Big fan of user-centered, iterative, data-driven product approaches.

    Areas of focus include video on demand, subscription products, voice interfaces. Experience leading Agile product and UX teams and managing a large portfolio of products at scale.

    Chiori Hori

    Dr. Chiori Hori

    Principal Research Scientist | Mitsubishi Electric Research Laboratories (MERL)

    Chiori Hori

    Dr. Chiori Hori

    Principal Research Scientist | Mitsubishi Electric Research Laboratories (MERL)

    Dr. Chiori Hori has worked on spoken language processing technologies since 1998. In 2002, she worked on spoken interactive Q&A using a real-time Automatic Speech Recognition (ASR) based on Weighted Finite-State Transducer (WFST) with over-a-million word vocabulary, at NTT. She joined CMU to work on speech translation/summarization technologies in 2004 and then moved to ATR/NIC in 2007. She led the NICT ASR research group and their system to first place in the English TED talk recognition at IWSLT for three consecutive years from 2012. She invented a WFST-based cross-lingual dialog technology which was implemented on a humanoid robot ASIMO and recipe on-the-fly dialog systems at NICT. She has been working on neural network based technologies for Human-Robot communication at MERL since 2015. She is a member of the Speech and Language Processing Technical Committee (SLTC) of the IEEE Signal Processing Society and an editorial board of Computer Speech and Language.

    Apoorva Bapat

    Apoorva Bapat

    Head of Natural Language Processing | PocketChange

    Apoorva Bapat

    Apoorva Bapat

    Head of Natural Language Processing | PocketChange

    Head of Natural Language Processing and most of Backend Development. I develop secure and accurate Natural Language Processing algorithms for accurately predicting text posts across user's web page suggesting PocketChange approved charities working for the cause. Establishing secure and quick communication between NLP algorithms on AWS machines and chrome extension.

    Jeff Nelson

    Jeff Nelson

    Founder/CTO & CEO | Blavity/Cinchapi

    Jeff Nelson

    Jeff Nelson

    Founder/CTO & CEO | Blavity/Cinchapi

    Jeff Nelson is the founder and CEO of Cinchapi, an intelligent data platform out of TechSquare Labs that provides real-time analytics and machine learning to help businesses gain insights faster to drive dynamic outcomes. He has flexed his tech muscles at MailChimp and Ionic Securityworked, and worked as a developer in Chicago, St. Louis, New York and the Bay Area before settling in Atlanta. Nelson is also the co-founder and CTO of media site, Blavity, where he curates perspectives on black experience. He holds a B.S., Computer Science, from Washington University in St. Louis.

    JZ Zhang

    JZ Zhang

    Product Manager | Capital One

    JZ Zhang

    JZ Zhang

    Product Manager | Capital One

    Call me JZ, like the rapper, even though my name is Jenny Zhang. After living in San Francisco and working in UX in NYC, now I’m working in the DC area as a Product Manager at Capital One. My favorite skill is paper prototyping and I’m passionate about involving designers/ developers/analysts early in the product planning process. I have spoken about card-based UX and shopping journeys, judged women in tech awards, organize my own meetup, and am part of a women in product mentoring group. I received my degree in Anthropology from Stanford University.

    Spencer Utley

    Spencer Uttley

    Sr. Product Manager | Intuit

    Spencer Utley

    Spencer Uttley

    Sr. Product Manager | Intuit

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    VOICE will be hosted at New Jersey Institute of Technology in Newark, NJ

    Voice will be hosted at the New Jersey Institute of Technology.

    The New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT) located in downtown Newark, a short train-ride from NYC, is both technology-rich, and provides a unique backdrop for VOICE attendees. Newark is one of the first to become a Smart City, as part of a digital transformation initiative that brings together academia, government and business to innovate and create next-gen urban technology and infrastructure. NJIT, with its state-of-the-art Wellness and Events Center, is central to this effort.

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    New Jersey Institute of Technology

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    Hotels & Lodging

    Need a hotel room during the conference? VOICE has secured discounted room rates with nearby hotels. Limited rooms are available at this discounted rate.

    Click the register link or call the hotel directly to reserve your room.

    The Historic Robert Treat [Host Hotel] | $139 per night

    50 Park Pl, Newark, NJ 07102 View on Map Register

     

    The Tryp by Wyndham | $139 per night

    24 E Park St, Newark, NJ 07102 View on map

    Guests may call the hotel at 973-642-7100 and request to make reservations under the “MODEV” block. Individuals making reservations will be required to provide a credit card and contact information at the time of reservation.