Events with the Alexa Team

Hackathons, Conferences, Presentations, & Community Meetups

The Alexa team participates in a variety of events throughout the year and we’d love to meet you at one. Get hands-on learning and learn to build an Alexa skill at a bootcamp or hackathon, attend a presentation at smart home events, join in the conversation at select conferences, or connect with fellow developers at a local meetup.

Conferences & Presentations

Attend a presentation, join in the conversation, or interact with Alexa at select conferences.

Community Meetups

If you’re interested in connecting with fellow developers join a local, community-run meetup.

Bootcamps & Hackathons

Get the hands-on experience of building and testing an Alexa skill at the next hackathon.

Conferences & Presentations

Alexa teams participate in a variety of events ranging from conferences to presentations and others in between. Watch, learn, or experience Alexa at an upcoming event.

ANNOUNCING: "Hello Alexa", the Educational Roadshow, coming to Los Angeles
April 11

Learn how to build compelling voice experiences for Alexa, the service that powers millions of devices. This free, immersive hands-on learning experience will guide you through skill building 101, dive deep into technical curriculum, and gives you an opportunity to attend breakouts for IoT/SmartHome or Business Development tracks. Register today »

MIT EmTech Digital
March 27-28
San Francisco, CA

Join Alexa Vice President Toni Reid as she discusses the Evolution of Alexa. MIT EmTech Digital explores how AI impacts impacts every industry, and how human-machine interaction is becoming increasingly natural and intuitive. Discover more about the event »

SpeechTEK 2017
April 24-26
Presentation: April 26, 1:30 p.m.-4:30 p.m.
Washington, DC

Alexa's Principle Design Technologist David Bliss and Head of User Experience Phillip Hunter discuss general capabilities and use real-world examples of skills to illustrate voice experience design best practices. Learn more about the presentation »

Phorum Philly
April 27
Philadelphia, PA

Michael Francisco, Alexa Senior Manager - Business Development, joins Mobiquity and others to lead a Blockchain workshop focused on innovation with Alexa. Register today »

Collision
May 2-4
New Orleans, LA

Alexa Vice President Steve Rabuchin presents at the tech-focused conference Collision. From the organizers: "Attendees include CEOs of both the world’s fastest growing startups and the world’s largest companies, alongside leading investors and media." Register today »

Tech Summit West
May 2 & May 4
Los Angeles & Orange County, CA

Focused on home builders and integrators, Tech Summit West welcomes Alexa's Dan Quigley, Principle Smart Home PM, opens the day in each location with a keynote titled "Building a Smarter Home With Alexa." Register today »

Community run meetups

Run by developers and enthusiasts, local community meetups give you the opportunity to meet 1:1 with others who share an interest in developing Alexa skills. You can also join an Alexa meetup group near you to get notified of future community events in your region.

Graz JavaScript Meetup welcomes Amazon Alexa
March 30, 6:30 p.m.
Graz, Austria

Join Amazon Alexa Solutions Architect Liz Myers in a skill building workshop. Bring your laptop. Register for the event now »

Amazon Alexa meetup Dublin
April 4, 6:00 p.m.
Dublin, Ireland

Join the Dublin area Alexa meetup group for their next event. The theme is Wordpress, Alexa, and Virtual Reality. Register for the event now »

Amazon Alexa meetup Los Angeles
April 6, 6:30 p.m.
Los Angeles, California

Join the Los Angeles area Alexa meetup group for their next event. The theme is developing beyond the screen. Register for the event now »

Skill Creation - Step-By-Step
April 13, 6:00 p.m.
Columbus, OH

If you want to see how an Alexa skill is done, from beginning to end, come to this meetup. Columbus Alexa meetup organizers Bryant Schuck and Stuart Crane will show every step in the process, demonstrating everything, and then making changes to the skill and showing how it all works. Register for the event now »

Join The Ubiquitous Voice Revolution!
April 13, 6:30 p.m.
Layton, UT

This working group meetup gathers professionals, academics, enthusiasts, and anyone interested in the dawning of Ubiquitous Voice. Register for the event now »

Boston Alexa developer and enthusiasts meetup
April 25, 6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Boston, MA

Alexa Champion Joel Evans is planning the next Boston Alexa meetup for April 25th. Let him know if you can make it and please take the poll on the meetup page to weigh in on which location they should choose for the next meetup. Register for the event now »

Alexa Developers of the South East Valley
April 27, 6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Tempe, AZ

Alexa Champion Andrea Bianco is planning the next Tempe Alexa meetup for April 27th. This meetup will be focused on Alexa Smart home. Register for the event now »

Bootcamps & Hackathons

At bootcamps and hackathons, developers learn new technologies and create projects through hands-on education with Alexa Solutions Architects. Join us to learn how to build and submit skills for publication.

HACKPrinceton
March 31-April 2
Princeton, New Jersey

For 36 hours from March 31 - April 2, HackPrinceton will bring together 500 developers and designers from across the country to create incredible software and hardware projects. The theme at HackPrinceton this semester is "Spring Forward", where Princeton will provide a comfortable and enlivening atmosphere for you to build out progressive, innovative, and crazy ideas. Amazon Alexa will be onsite to help you code. Register now »

Amazon Alexa skill building workshops at AWS Summit
April 19
San Francisco, CA

The AWS Summit brings together the cloud computing community to connect, collaborate and learn about AWS. In this two day event, you can choose from a multitude of learning opportunities covering a broad range of topics and technical depth. Amazon Alexa will be leading 4 skill building workshops on day two. Register now »

Philly CodeFest Alexa Skill Building Bootcamp
April 27
Philadelphia, PA

Philly Codefest is pleased to present, Amazon Alexa Skill Building Bootcamp, presented by Alexa on April 27 from 4-6pm. The workshop takes place at Drexel University's College of Computing & Informatics, Rush Building, 30 North 33rd Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104. Space is limited so register today. Register now »