Category Archives: News

2019 Board Elections

The board of the Association for Conversational Interaction Design (ACIxD) is preparing for the annual election of new board members. Five seats are up for re-election. The current members whose terms are complete are; Helen Vanscoy (PTP), Mark Smolensky (AT&T), Deborah Rapsinski, Kristie Goss (Concentrix), and Shelley Moore (Verizon). Members who have a year left […]

AVIxD Is Getting A New Name! We are now ACIxD

The Association for Voice Interaction Design, AVIxD, will be changing its name to the Association for Conversational Interaction Design, known as ACIxD. “‘Conversational’ is really the prevailing term that’s now being used to describe our industry,” said Helen Van Scoy, a long-time ACIxD board member. “We wanted to use an umbrella term that covers all […]

Brown Bags!

    Hello Everyone, Brown Bags are back and we have several lined up.  We hope you can join us! ________________________________________________________ Tue, October 09, 2018  12:00 AM – 1:00 PM CDT Modeling Conversation for Chatbots with Mike McTear The major intelligent agent platforms have converged on terminology involving intent identification and entity extraction, yet use […]

AVIxD Open Roundtable Series

The AVIxD Open Roundtable Series is an unscripted virtual forum for voice interaction design practitioners to get together and discuss topics of relevance to voice interaction design, such a best practices and industry trends.  Since voice interaction design is a rapidly changing field and voice designers may be the only one of their kind in […]

AVIxD Virtual Membership Summit

AVIxD Virtual Membership Summit Friday, May 4, 2018 from 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM (CDT) All interested AVIxD members are invited to this open forum meeting to discuss growing the organization, how people can get involved, and the projects that we are doing now, as well as future projects! We need YOU!  Looking for more […]