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26Sep
UXNight: Conversation Design
5:45 PM - 11:59 PM Ales Unlimited: Beer Basement
Date: September 26, 2018 to September 26, 2018
Where: Ales Unlimited: Beer Basement, 222 Hyde St, San Francisco, California, United States, 94107
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Event Type: Business
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Join us for an evening to learn how to design conversational interfaces.  As machines grow smarter, we strive to make interactions more human-like and easier to use.  Conversational design is more than writing a script.  It involves critical thinking and combines various fields of UX including interaction design, voice UX, copywriting, user interface design, visual design, and system architecture.  Learn from experts on how to streamline search and make it easy for the user to accomplish tasks with conversation design. "Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Conversation Design but Were Afraid to Ask" Cathy Pearl, Head of Conversational Design Outreach at GoogleAuthor of Designing Voice User Interfaces (O'Reilly Media) The term "conversational interfaces" is thrown around a lot these days, but what does it actually mean?  Will we soon be having conversations with everything around us, like our toothbrushes and trash cans? What's the difference between a chatbot and a VUI?  How do we build these highly interactive systems in the right way? This talk will tell you what Conversation Design is and some of the best practices to make sure we get it right. "Designing Voice UX for Car Interfaces" Chris Liu, Product Designer and R&D Mercedes Benz North America& Cohost of Design Review Podcast Conversation design is powerful because it gives the user a direct path to find what they are looking for.  In this presentation, Chris will teach you key design principles to consider when designing a conversational interface for a car.  He'll show you how to navigate the user, keep their attention, and repurpose design patterns for consistency and clarity.    More presentations to be added! Stay tuned! Meet our Speakers Cathy PearlHead of Conversation Design Outreach at Google Cathy Pearl is Head of Conversation Design Outreach at Google, and the author of the O'Reilly book, "Designing Voice User Interfaces".  She's been de