Seattle-area voice design workshop on Nov 30

Workshops
After two years of touring the world, "Giving Voice to your Voice Designs" is coming home! We're offering the full-day version of this renowned voice design workshop in Redmond, WA on November 30. $350 includes all fees, snacks, a boxed lunch, and take-home materials. A 10% discount is available for teams of 4 or more when booking together. Don't miss this rare opportunity to take this workshop with a small group without traveling abroad! Perfect for both first-party voice designers (at companies like Amazon or Google), multimodal designers looking to add voice to existing experiences, and product managers or developers without design support looking to improve their experiences. Get your tickets today at Eventbrite. This workshop is in high demand around the world, and is regularly updated and refined based…
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Speaking at Amuse UX Conference

Talks, Workshops
Cheryl is in Budapest today to speak at Amuse UX Conference, bringing a newly updated version of her groundbreaking talk The Future of Voice. Want to download the slides? We've got your back. Future of Voice: Amuse UX 2018 (PDF) A few additional seats have been added to our full-day Giving Voice to Voice Designs workshop scheduled during Amuse workshop day on Halloween - grab one here for $330 before they're gone again!
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Expanded corporate training available

Workshops
This week, Cheryl had the honor of leading a two-day conversational UI workshop for a talented group of designers and other futurists at BMW Group in Munich, Germany. Thanks to everyone on the team for the opportunity, and the excellent questions along the way! Is your design team looking to level up their skills in the face of increased input and output complexity? Our workshops can help. Reach out to us today to discuss a single or multi-day workshop plan customized to your team's needs. Choose from these popular full day workshops and mix and match to fit within your training budget: Giving Voice to your Voice Designs Conversation beyond voice: chatbots, multimodal design, and research techniques Personality for Conversational Agents Storyboarding for Product Design Collaborative Creativity through Improv Want…
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VUI Workshop in Budapest on Oct 31!

Talks, Workshops
Join us for our full-day voice workshop in Budapest on October 31 Amuse UX has booked us for a rare full-day version of our world-renowned voice design workshop, Giving Voice to your Voice Designs. Our curriculum has been updated in 2018 for even more interactivity, and received rave reviews at UX London 2018 and UX Week 2018 in its half-day form. This full day format allows plenty of time for hands-on exploration of your voice skill, feature, or idea - and some concepts not discussed in the half day version of the class. This will be the last public presentation of the workshop in Europe this year! Get your tickets now - only $330 for the day. Tickets available on the Amuse UX site. Cheryl speaks at the main Amuse…
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Giving Voice @ UX Week: Thank you!

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Cheryl was honored to bring Giving Voice to Your Voice Designs, our world-renowned voice design workshop, to a large group of nearly 50 passionate designers at UX Week 2018 in San Francisco this August. The 2018 version of the course brings greater interactivity and opportunities for hands-on work. Take a peek at some of the in-progress design work, and reach out to us if you'd like to bring this workshop to your own event! [gallery link="file" columns="4" size="medium" ids="256,254,261,257,258,259,260"]
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Launching our Corporate Workshops

Workshops
Thank you to the fine folks at POP in Seattle, who brought Ideaplatz on site to teach the full day version of our popular "Giving Voice to Your Voice Designs" workshop. The discussions were fantastic, full of great ethical questions and skill ideas. Can't wait to see how they apply their new design skills to voice designs! Interested in booking a workshop for your own team? Reach out to us at info@ideaplatz.com with your proposed class size and what content you're interested in. Rates scale based on format, workshop length, and number of participants. Thx @muppetaphrodite for your incredible workshop today at @POP_Agency. Full of actionable insights to shape our process for designing VUI! pic.twitter.com/diLgCaFa9Q— Di Dang (@dqpdang) September 15, 2017
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VUI workshop in Oslo: Almost Sold Out

Workshops
Tickets are going fast for our FULL-DAY voice design workshop, Giving Voice to Your Voice Designs, scheduled for October 18 at the Webdagene conference in Oslo, Norway. Cheryl Platz will be bringing this acclaimed experience to Norway after rave reviews during past presentations of this workshop at Interaction '17, Carnegie Mellon University, UX Lisbon, Puget Sound SIGCHI and EuroIA 2017. Click here for more information and to purchase your tickets. Workshop attendance is only available as an add-on to conference admission. As of this writing, only 8 spots remain for this workshop. Cheryl will also be debuting a new mainstage talk about the future of voice design on October 20 during the main conference proceedings. Don't miss it!
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Join us at EuroIA in September 2017

Workshops
Cheryl is honored to be bringing her renowned workshop, Giving Voice to Your Voice Designs, to EuroIA in Stockholm, Sweden. Join her on September 30 for her four-hour tutorial and gain practical, actionable understanding and guidance you'll be able to immediately apply to your own voice designs. Tickets for the conference start at 300 Euro for 1-day admission. From the EuroIA website: The EuroIA summit is Europe’s leading Information Architecture (IA) and User Experience (UX) conference. It is a unique event that brings together veteran Information Architects, experts from diverse fields practising IA, and newcomers to the practice of IA and UX design. It showcases best practices and real-world results, along with the methods used to get there.
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Private VUI Workshops Available

Workshops
Does your design studio want to add voice user interface design to your skill set? Cheryl's internationally renowned VUI workshop Giving Voice to Your Voice Designs is now available for corporate bookings. Our basic flat-rate package includes a 5-hour on-site workshop for up to 20 students with workshop creator and instructor Cheryl Platz. (Puget Sound bookings will not incur travel fees.) Students will walk away with reference handouts, sample deliverables for a voice skill, and a private reference link to the workshop presentation for 90 days. For a more customized experience, contact us with your needs. We can discuss larger audiences, custom presentation lengths, and door splits for public workshops. Available dates are limited. Contact us early for best availability!
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