AI Meetup (Austin): voice AI with Amazon Alexa


Nov 15, 06:00 PM CST
  • Austin (US) (Capital Factory, 701 Brazos St, Austin, TX 78701) AICamp
  • 60 RSVP
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Welcome to the in-person monthly AI meetup in Austin. Join us for deep dive tech talks on AI/ML, food/drink, networking with speakers and fellow developers

Agenda (CDT):
* 6:00pm~6:30pm: Checkin, Food/drink and networking
* 6:30pm~6:40pm: Welcome/community update
* 6:40pm~7:30pm: Tech talks
* 7:30pm: Q&A, Open discussion and closing

Tech Talk 1: Unveiling the Tech Behind Amazon Alexa: From Concept to Conversation
Speaker: Yao Zhang @Amazon Alexa AI
Abstract: We will take an exclusive journey into the heart of innovation to unveil the remarkable tech journey behind Amazon Alexa, from its conceptual origins to the dynamic conversational intelligence it is today.
In this talk, we will delve into the captivating world of voice AI, exploring the evolution of this groundbreaking technology. Whether you are a tech enthusiast, a developer, or simply curious about the magic behind your favorite voice assistant, this talk will provide a fascinating insight into the world of Amazon Alexa. Get ready to be inspired, informed, and amazed by the technology that is redefining how we interact with the digital world.

Topics/Speakers:
Stay tuned as we are updating speakers and schedules. If you have a keen interest in speaking to our community, we invite you to submit topics for consideration: Submit Topics

Venue:
Capital Factory, 701 Brazos St, Austin, TX 78701 Google Map
How to find us: Captain America Room at 8th floor.

Lucky draw
We will raffle winners for prizes during the event. To enter the lucky draw, "comment" the post on LinkedIn: LinkedIn Post

Sponsors:
We are actively seeking sponsors to support AI developers community.  Whether it is by offering venue spaces, providing food, or cash sponsor. Sponsors will have the chance to speak at the meetups, receive prominent recognition, and gain exposure to our extensive membership base of 5,000+ local or 300K+ developers worldwide.

Community on Slack
- Event chat: chat and connect with speakers and attendees
- Sharing blogs, events, job openings, projects collaborations
Join Slack (browse channels and join the #austin channel)

Yao Zhang

Applied Scientist at Amazon Alexa AI, leverages large language models for personalization. She earned a Ph.D. in Biomedical Engineering from the University of Texas at Austin in 2020, with research focused on machine learning for cancer research. From 2020 to 2022, Yao worked as a Data Scientist and Machine Learning Scientist at Expedia Group, specializing in natural language understanding.
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