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Phoenix, AZ /

Special ASU Meetup

ASU Computing Commons (Room 120) 501 E. Orange Street , Tempe, az 85281 (map)

This meetup is an opportunity for students and faculty to be introduced to the meetup and mix with the regular meetup attendees.

Come for the entire time or as soon as you can.


Those who are interested in voice technology whether you are a student, professional, or hobbyist.

Creating Skills for Alexa takes more than just developers, it also takes designers, managers, and conversationalists.

If you have an interest in any of the following, you are invited to explore how you can contribute to voice technology:

• humanities

• linguistics

• communications

• screenwriting

• behavioral science

• product management

• business

• entrepreneurship

• computer science

• engineering

• and more...


5:00pm – Start Meetup

5:00-5:15pm – Arrive & meet other attendees

5:20-5:50pm – Part 1: Careers in Voice Technology – Developers, Designers, Managers, and Conversationalists

5:50-6:10pm – Food and talk

6:15-6:30pm – Voice News and Resources

6:30-6:45pm – Demos

6:50-7:20pm – Part 2: Non-Technical Overview of Amazon Alexa

7:25-7:50pm – Part 3: Creating an Alexa Skill using the ASK CLI

7:50pm – Q&A

8:00pm – Goodbye

Food and location provided thanks to ASU.

March meetup will resume at the normal location: DriveTime

• What to bring

Laptop (optional)


Supplied by ASU. Thank you!



ASU Computing Commons, 501 E. Orange St., Room 120

See map:


Info and rates:

Could cost as much as $12

Normally the closest parking is Apache Boulevard Parking Structure


Hamilton will be playing at Gammage this night (starts at 7:30pm) so the Apache parking structure might not be the best. The Rural Road structure might be a better option. Rural Structure map:


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