"We are committed to bringing smart city benefits to all citizens -- including those who are aging and living with disabilities [...] we're linking people and city infrastructure to reduce energy use, enhance environmental resilience, and improve quality of life -- all while making cities safer and more efficient." –Charlene Lake, Senior Vice President - Corporate Social Responsibility and Chief Sustainability Officer, AT&T

New Jersey Institute of Technology
Newark, USA

July 22-26, 2019

Time Left Until VOICE 2019


Our homes are smarter than ever now that there's a device for us to interface with to control our entertainment, lights, heat and security system. But not far off, our cities will soon support this new reality and our college campuses are well on their way to having all the familiar comforts of home for students who have been raised in a voice-first household. Come learn from the industries leading figures in the Smart era.

Beyond voice-control-enabled light bulbs, thermostats, locks and doorbell cameras, connected products for the home have branched out for everything from homebrewing beer, smart trashcans and even the connected toilet.

Which companies are at the forefront of connected home products?

What are some common monetization trends?

How have smart spaces enabled greater accessibility and inclusion?


Voice assistants in dorms and on campus, are being explored as an accessible form of 24/7 information about campus life, from dining hall to directions, activities, and safety - without the tech hurdle.

What are the privacy concerns?

Smart home technology has the potential to simplify and enrich the lives of the elderly with easy-to-use natural language interface technology.

How does using smart devices to communicate with resident engagement systems benefit residents and staff in senior living communities?

Voice skills are helping patients get help more efficiently and obtain information, such as dietary guidelines, activity restrictions, and even wait times in nearby emergency rooms.

How are use of voice assistants evolving in light of HIPPA Privacy rules?

Adding a voice component to city security systems means that more people can get access to help just by asking.

Which security areas are being impacted by voice-first tools?

What are the privacy concerns?


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Voice-powered digital health solutions dramatically reduce the barriers to engagement by providing an intuitive, hands-free care experience.
– Nathan Treloar, Co-Founder and President of Orbita

The growth of voice payments is poised to accelerate exponentially faster than mobile payments
– Mark Weber, CEO

The number one thing to do when moving toward integrating AI into your UX design is to hire a diverse team.

– Steph Hay, VP, Conversational AI Design & Integrated Experiences, Capital One