Build Voice-Enabled Experiences with Alexa

Get deep-dive into future of voice-based experience

01:45 PM to 05:30 PM, 26 October 2018, Bangalore

Alexa is Amazon’s cloud-based voice service available on tens of millions of devices from Amazon and third-party device manufacturers. With Alexa, you can build natural voice experiences that offer customers a more intuitive way to interact with the technology they use every day.


  • Developers to carry their laptops or to be provided with Desktops to work on building skills
  • Wi-Fi connectivity (to handle concurrent connections for all participants)
  • Power strips for the laptops.
  • Audio Video Projector, Microphone, training room style setup preferred for the venue.
  • Amazon developer account and verified AWS account created in advance, so developers don’t spend time doing that in the workshop.


1:45 PM - Intro to Alexa

  • The future of voice-based experiences
  • Overview of Echo, Alexa, and the tools used to build Alexa skills.

2:15 PM - Skill Building Basics

  • Intro to Intents, Slots, Samples
  • Handling Requests with AWS Lambda and Node.JS
  • Build your first skill:
  • Certify and Publish your skill

4:00 PM - Voice Design

  • The principles of Voice Design
  • Best practices for engaging skills
  • Brainstorming and flow diagrams
  • Using the Skill Builder tool


Sohan Maheshwar

Alexa Evangelist