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Event Date: February 10, 2018 7:30 am - 5:45 pm

IOT Track


.Net Languages | Agile | Architecture | ASP.Net/MVC | Azure/Cloud | IOT Track | Open Topics 1 | Open Topics 2 | Software Testing | SQL/BI | VS/TFS | Web Development 1 | Web Development 2 | Web Development 3 | Xamarin/Mobile | All


8:30AM-9:40AM | 9:50AM-11:00AM | 11:10AM-12:20PM | 1:20PM-2:30PM | 2:40PM-3:50PM | 4:00PM-5:10PM | All

Walt Quesada Bio
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Creating Cross-Channel Conversational Experiences

8:30AM-9:40AM, IOT Track - Room TBD

The voice and chat options out there are many these days. Do I build an Alexa skill or do I build a Google Action or Microsoft Skill? How about a Facebook Messenger bot or Slack bot? How's about all of the above? In this session learn how to build a bot that works everywhere using tools like Microsoft Bot Framework, Google API.AI and C#.

Arthur Garcia Bio
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IoT - Device to Cloud

9:50AM-11:00AM, IOT Track - Room TBD

This talk will show how to take an IoT device from building the device to getting data in Azure. We will discuss how data moves from the device thru the various parts of Azure and then into a format that we can report and analyze. We will pass around working devices and show how data moves to Azure. I will also demo the new Microsoft IoT DevKit.


11:10AM-12:20PM, IOT Track - Room TBD

Brian Sherwin Bio
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Rise of the Bot: Building Interactive Bots with Language Understanding

1:20PM-2:30PM, IOT Track - Room TBD

Whether it is an interaction with a service, a website or a pre-screening process, Bots (or digital conversations) are rapidly becoming a part our digital experience. There are common problems that all bot developers face from I/O to language understanding to platform integration. In this session, you will learn how to design, build and connect bots that will engage your users wherever they are. Using the Microsoft Bot Framework, we will examine patterns for interaction and how to handle integration with APIs and natural language processing with the Microsoft Cognitive Services. Come learn how to successfully get your own bot started today.


2:40PM-3:50PM, IOT Track - Room TBD

Bryan Soltis Bio
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Microservice Magic - From a Headless CMS to Alexa in 30 minutes

4:00PM-5:10PM, IOT Track - Room TBD

Want to see how quickly you can build an Alexa skill with a Headless CMS? With so many solutions requiring content to be repurposed, developers need to understand how to leverage microservices to build dynamic solutions, ready for whatever comes next. In this session, Kentico Technical Evangelist Bryan Soltis will show you how to combine cloud-hosted content with Azure to bring your content straight to your Alexa users through the power of Azure Functions.