Do you want to learn about Chatbots from Facebook, Google, Slack, Dashbot, Assist, GupShup, Swelly, Chatbots Life & Many More?
The Chatbot Conference featured the top bot entrepreneurs, speakers, and platform with the single goal of sharing the most impactful insights with the goal of the answering the most pressing questions in the Chatbot Space. We want to discover what is working, what patterns are emerging, what should bot builders be building, what are the best ways to market and monetize your bot and much more.
- 36 of the Top Speakers in the Bot Space
- Learn from platforms such as Facebook, Slack, Google, etc
- Learn from Top Bot Startups like Swelly, Sensay, Foxsy & more.
- Get insights from Analytics from Dashbot & BotAnalytics
- See what is working in for Brands, Enterprises, Startups & more
- Future of Bots
What Types of Bots should Bot Makers Build?
One of the goals is to gain insight into the Chatbot space and see what is working best. We want to get a top down view of the Chatbot ecosystem, see what use cases and types of interactions that are winning and be able to answer this simple question:
What types of Bots should Bot Makers be Building?
How should Chatbots be Built?
Once we have an idea of ‘What to Build’, next is the question of how to build it. We will explore tools and discuss chatbot UX design and best practices. Lastly, we cover discovery and monetization strategies and learn from the most successful bots.
Topics & Speakers
Ecosystem Panel: On this panel we will explore the current state of the Chatbot ecosystem with top thinkers and thought leaders in the space. Our panelists will give us their thoughts on emerging trends, patterns and provide us with their perspective on what the Chatbot landscape looks today, and what it will look like in the future.
- Anand Arivukkarasu | Product Growth, Facebook
- Arte Merritt |CEO & Co-Founder, Dashbot
- Jack Crawford | CEO & Founder, Datalog
- Ilker Koksal | CEO & Co-Founder, BotAnalytics
- David Pichsenmeister | Co-founder, Oratio
Insights from Top Bots Panel: Get practical advice for bot creators. Our panel of experts explore the what it takes to have success in the Chatbot space, with insights sourced directly from successful bots.
- Liz Snower | Co-Founder, CONVRG
- Jin Tanaka | Founder, Foxsy
- Sam Udotong | Founder, Fireflies
- Ilian Georgiev | CEO / Co-Founder, HiCharlie
- Crystal Rose | CEO, Sensay
Chatbot UX & Design
Amir Shevat, Head of Developer Relations @Slack: Keynote Designing Bots
Amir is the Head of Developer Relations at Slack and the author of Designing Bots. In his Keynote, Amir shares his insights into designing bots and also gives some hints on how to get your bot featured by Slack.
Shane Mac, Founder & CEO @Assist: It's not about Bots it's about Friction
Shane is the Founder and CEO of Assist, one of the top hi-end bot builders. Assist has helped companies like 1-800 Flowers launch their bot on Messenger and across a variety of other channels. In this talk, Shane discuss the true power of bots and brings the CTO of 1-800 Flowers on Stage to Discuss how Bots are impacting large enterprises.
Bot UX & Design Panel: We explore the latest trends and techniques on designing chatbots. Discuss how designing bots is different and what is working best.
- Alex Quintana |Product Manager, Quizlet
- Rob Lubow | Co-founder & Chief Creative Officer, Botcopy
- Vittorio Banfi | Co-Founder & CEO, Botsociety
- Obaid Ahmed | CEO & Founder, BotMock
- Joshua Nguyen | Product Principal, Hipmunk
Chatbot AI & NLP
Alex Weidauer, Co-Founder & CEO @Rasa: AI with Alex from Rasa
Alexander Weidauer is co-founder and CEO of Rasa, the leading open source conversational AI company for the enterprise. He shares the latest state of Artificial Intelligence and Natural Language Processing and how they are quickly evolving in the bot space.
Mert Topcu, Founder @Bdost: AI & NLP for Bots
Mert is the Founder of Bdost and the Sr, Program Manager of Google Assistant where he is helping drive the future the mother of all voice-activated assistants. Previously he helped launch Amazon Kindle and his background is in Ai, NLP, and business. In his spare time, Mert is co-authoring the Book on Developing chatbots with Stefan.
In this talk Mert gives an overview of the current state of NLP/NLU and where it needs to go from here. He also discusses briefly on how we can best leverage NLU in bots from a technical perspective.
Emerging Bot Technology
Mark Stephen Meadows, Co-Founder & CEO @Botanic: Chatbot Avatars
Mark Stephen Meadows is an American author, inventor, and artist. He has 15 years in AI, 20 in VR, and 5 in blockchain he has designed and developed AI applications at some of the world's top research labs (Xerox-PARC, SRI, Waag, and others). As founder and CEO of Botanic he leads the vision of the company by inventing new methods of computer-human interaction, designing the hearts and minds of highly social software robots. The bots that Botanic is working on are like cartoon characters you can talk to.
Beerud Sheth, Founder @GupShup: Bot2Bot
Gupshup, a smart messaging platform that enables developers to build messaging bots and services that work across all channels. Beerud is a huge proponent of Bot2Bot messaging and recently launched a messaging channel for bots to communicate with other bots! In this talk Beerud discuss the future of Bots and how they will be made like lego blocks. This concept is referred to as Bot2Bot where different pre-build capabilities will be strung together to solve problems in new and innovative ways.
Business of Bots
Peter Buchroithner, Co-Founder & CEO @Swell: Growing your Bot with Pete from Swell
Peter is also the founder of Swelly, one of the most popular bots on Messenger, with over 5 Million Users. In this talk he shares key insights that helped Swelly get to 5 Million users and become of the most popular Chatbots.
Bot & Brands Panel: Explore how brands and enterprises are approaching and using bots. What types of use case are most common and effective? What is the best way to engage a Brand/Enterprise?
- Clara de Soto | Co-Founder, Reply
- Seth Greenfield| Co-Founder, imperson
- Stefan Trockel | CEO & Co-Founder, Mercury
- Alison Darcy| CEO & Founder, Woebot
Chatbot Marketing & Monetization Panel: With over 100,000+ bots discovery is now a real challenge. On this panel we explore how experts are approaching ChatBot discovery. Learn what's working and what's not.
- Dan Gailey | CEO & Co-Founder, Radbots
- Matthew Black | Managing Partner, Black Ops
- Audrey Wu | Co-Founder, CONVRG
- Matthew Clementson | Growth Lead, Hu:toma AI
Sylvain Perron, Co-Founder & CEO @Botpress: Bot Insights with Sylvain
Sylvain Perron is the co-founder of botpress. He is from Quebec, Canada and loves to code.
Who should take this course:
- UX Designers
- Job Seekers
- Anyone interested in technology
This content was filmed during the Chatbot Conference 2017 in San Francisco CA. If you have any questions regarding our conference please visit us online. Conference was organized by Chatbots Life.