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Association for Voice Interaction Design - Annual Meeting 2018

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AVIxD's annual meeting at SpeechTEK 2018.

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Association for Voice Interaction Design - Annual Meeting 2018

  1. 1. AVIxD Annual Meeting 2018 #SpeechTEK @avixd
  2. 2. Our Mission:  Community – Discovering and defining together what it means to be voice interaction and experience designers.  Information – Sharing information: career knowledge, news, resources, and opportunities for professional growth.  Awareness – Eliminating apathy and antipathy toward the need for good design of automated voice services. About AVIxD
  3. 3. Our Mission:  Advocacy – Advocating for the general public who use our applications and products and for good design in general.  Education – Providing educational knowledge to companies and the public about automated voice services.  Research – Spurring and conducting valid and meaningful research into voice interaction and experience design techniques. About AVIxD
  4. 4. AVIxD Committees / Working Groups  You do not have to be a board member to lead and/or join a committee or working group! – Working groups are intended to address specific projects, topics, and activities of interest, such as designing for multi-lingual use; multi-modal voice interactions; or fostering collaboration between the research community and industry.  New groups: discuss with the board – It’s in the bylaws! Get Involved!
  5. 5. AVIxD Committees / Working Groups  Virtual Brown Bag  Publications / Journal  VUI Design Standards - Best Practices Wiki  Annual Workshop and White Paper  Digital Media (Web)  Marketing and Outreach About AVIxD
  6. 6. Committee Reports
  7. 7.  Workshop  Wiki  Publications  Brown Bag  Treasurer  Website Committees
  8. 8. Workshop / Wiki 2016 began focus on developing Wiki to include guidelines for conversational user interfaces in other contexts  2017 onsite (part 2 of Wiki) cancelled  Virtual / online workshop under consideration  Would you be interested?  Topic, areas of interest?  Wikispaces is going out of business  Wiki is currently being migrated to our own server
  9. 9. Publications  Need participation:  Please send your articles  We are also seeking people to review papers ◦ Mark Smolensky ms6134@att.com or Contact@avixd.org
  10. 10. Our website is avixd.org  Journal  Wiki link  Job postings  News and Events  Twitter, LinkedIn and Yahoo Groups links  Brown Bag Presentations Website
  11. 11.  Current Balance: $5809.68.80  Spending in 2017/2018: $523.07  Current membership numbers ◦ 59 full members ◦ 467 members on LinkedIn  Membership group rates available, Silver, Gold, and Platinum. Treasurer: Amy Goodwin
  12. 12. Three presentations in 2017  Voice Design and Social Robotics  Hanging out with Alexa  Parlay your VUI Experience into ChatBot Design For 2018: We need presenters!  TOPICS: Your choice ◦ 45 minute – could be a small topic! Brown Bag
  13. 13. What’s Next? Get Involved!
  14. 14. General Membership Involved Membership Board What’s Next? Get Involved!  Looking for people to help us fill this pipeline!  Discussion:  Growing the organization: How do we get more people involved at all levels?  What projects should we be doing to facilitate this?  Who here today is willing to help in this effort?
  15. 15. General Membership Involved Membership Board What’s Next? Get Involved!  AVIXD Virtual Membership Summit  Date: Friday, May 4th, Noon Central  Topics:  Growing membership!  Projects!  RSVP: info@avixd.org

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