[Special Event] Building Conversational UX with Actions on Google

Wed, Jun 21, 2017, 6:30 PM (EDT)

About this event


This event will take place in the main Google Building in the GWB Room.  Please enter the Google NYC offices on 9th Ave closer to 16th St. We will have a registration desk in the lobby with GDG NYC volunteers. You need to check in there - show ID, pick up badge and then security will guide you to elevators to 4th floor. The room is right outside elevators first door on right

PLEASE NOTE: There will be  NO FOOD OR DRINK SERVED AT THIS EVENT - we had to schedule this at the last minute so unfortunately a lot of the logistics were harder to handle. However, we hope you find the speaker/talk worthwhile - the event is just an hour long so it should give you plenty of time before/after to get food on your own.


A huge thanks to the Google Developer Relations (Actions on Google) Team for covering the venue costs for this event. And major kudos to our wonderful Google NYC DevRel team (Jen/Sheny) for helping make this happen at really short notice.


This is a special event, one of a 2-part series of talks around the Google Assistant ecosystem and development tools & practices including "Actions on Google" and API.AI. 

We also hope this helps motivate submissions and support for the ongoing Actions on Google DEVELOPER Challenge that runs till the end of August 2017.


5:30 - 6:30pm Registration

This event is at the Google main offices which means all attendees need to provide FIRST and LAST names and bring PHOTO ID that matches that name, before being admitted by Google Security.

Note that  the registration is manned by volunteers and WILL CLOSE BY 6:30PM so they can attend the feature talk. Late arrivals will not be admitted so arrive early.

6:30pm Welcome


7:00pm  Featured Talk: Building Conversational UX with Actions on Google

Speaker: Sachit Mishra (Developer Programs Engineer @Google)

Sachit works on libraries, documentation, and outreach efforts for Actions on Google as a Developer Programs Engineer. He has also supported Android TV and Google Cast. Prior to Google, Sachit was a software engineer working at companies like Bloomberg, Intuit, and Grooveshark.


Conversational interfaces are quickly becoming an essential component of every service and product. By building ‘Actions on Google’, developers can reach Google Assistant users and deliver custom experiences, services and information. In this talk, we'll describe the key components of Actions on Google, show you how to build your first action using tools such as API.AI, and explore VUI best practices in order to design compelling conversational experiences.

Follow Sachit on G+ at  +SachitMishraDeveloper and join the Actions On Google community for help and announcements.

7:45pm Q&A, Networking

8:00pm Doors Close