Abstract: In this session, you will learn how to create your own Assistant Apps that work with the Google Assistant. Using Dialogflow, you will see how easy it is to create a conversation with a user, leveraging Google's cutting-edge machine learning, by simply programming some example sentences and replies. Using a simple web hook written using node.js, you can interface your Assistant App with your own server backend. This is a great session for any developer to learn how to build for the Google Assistant and make use of Dialogflow's natural language capabilities.
Bio: As Developer Advocate for API.AI, Dan teaches engineers to build conversational experiences using the magic of machine learning. He’s worked with conversational UX since 2010.
Before landing at Google, Dan co-founded America’s first insect farming technology company, Tiny Farms Inc., and worked as a software engineer at several California companies. He’s mentored hundreds of software and technology students at Hack Reactor, one of the world's top coding academies, and held a full-time faculty position at Birmingham City University.