Today, we’re excited to announce reserved seating is open for the Amazon Alexa session tracks and hackathons at AWS re:Invent 2017, the largest gathering of the global Amazon developer community. AWS re:Invent provides an opportunity to connect with peers and technology experts, engage in hands-on labs and bootcamps, and learn about new technologies and how to improve productivity, network security, and application performance, all while keeping infrastructure costs low. AWS re:Invent runs from November 27 to December 1, 2017 in Las Vegas.
The Alexa session tracks will include hands-on workshops, interactive chalk talks, and technical breakouts with content you can immediately apply. The Amazon Alexa session tracks will fill up fast, so reserve your seat today.
Alexa Technical Sessions
We will have a variety of learning opportunities for developers. Come experience a hackathon where you can change the future of smart cities or your office. This will include Attend one of our deeply technical trainings ranging from Alexa and the Alexa Skills Kit, Alexa Smart Home, Alexa Gadgets and Gaming, the Alexa Voice Service as well as AI and Science. These sessions will fill up fast, so visit the AWS re:Invent website to reserve your seat today. If you are unable to reserve a seat for a session you wish to attend, please add yourself to the walk-up list. We are holding back 25% of the seats in every session for walk-ups. View additional highlights of some of our activations below:
Smart Cities Hackathon: Connect People to Their Environment Using Alexa and Voice
Date: Wednesday, Nov. 29
Time: 8 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Location: The Park/LINQ Lot
Cities of the near future will take artificial intelligence to a new level. Come solve problems of the modern city in the Smart Cities Hackathon around social good, infrastructure, health, education, entertainment, and sustainability. You will meet experts from the Amazon Alexa team including representatives from the Alexa Skills Kit, Alexa Voice Service, Alexa Smart Home, and others. Come hack with the brightest developers around in a space where groundbreaking ideas can emerge. See what you can create in nine hours with a chance at the $7,500 prize pool and other cool gear. Register here.
Hack Your Office: Build Alexa Skills that Help You at Work
Date: Thursday, Nov. 30
Time: 8 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Location: The Park/LINQ Lot
How would you voice-control your office using artificial intelligence? Come solve the problems you face in the Hack Your Office Hackathon. You will meet experts from the Amazon Alexa team including representatives from the Alexa Skills Kit, Alexa Voice Service, Alexa Smart Home, and others. Come hack with the brightest developers around in a space where groundbreaking ideas can emerge. See what you can create in seven hours with a chance at the $5000 prize pool and other cool gear. Register here.
Alexa Speaker Meet and Greet
Date Wednesday, Nov. 29
Time: 3 p.m. - 4 p.m.
Location: Linq Lot Beer Garden
This event provides an exciting opportunity to meet with Alexa re:Invent speakers! Come meet face-to-face with a few of the Alexa leaders and speakers from Alexa sessions taking place at re:Invent this year. You will be able to talk to senior Alexa evangelists, engineers, and partners. You don’t want to miss this! No registration necessary.
The Amazon Alexa session tracks will fill up fast, so reserve your seat today. We look forward to seeing you in Las Vegas.
Source: Alexa Developer Blog