Speaking at Amuse UX Conference

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

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…
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VUI Workshop in Budapest on Oct 31!

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…
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Giving Voice @ UX Week: Thank you!

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!
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New talk video available: UX London 2018

Cheryl's 45-minute version of "The Future of Voice" as presented at UX London 2018 is now available on Vimeo! The content has been significantly updated since its last presentation at Microsoft Research, incorporating feedback from attendees at previous presentations and adapting to include late-breaking developments like Duplex and Xiaoice. Thanks to the folks at Clearleft for the wonderful opportunity, and to everyone who shared their perspectives after the talk! Reach out to Cheryl if you're interested in bringing her take on the future of voice interaction to your company or conference. Check out the video: The Future of Voice: Cheryl…
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Two new talk videos available: Interaction 18 and Microsoft Research

It's been an eventful few months for Ideaplatz founder Cheryl Platz. In February, she had the honor of following Alan Cooper on the Interaction 18 main stage in Lyon, France. Check out the video on Vimeo. And in March this year, Microsoft Research published the video debut of the full-length "Future of Voice" talk she delivered as an invited speaker in December. The video also includes post-talk discussion with attendees including Bill Buxton. Check out the video on the Microsoft Research site. Cheryl also had the pleasure of presenting her "Giving Voice to your Voice Designs" workshop at the Office…
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Don’t miss Cheryl at Interaction Week 18

On February 6, 2018, Cheryl is honored to return to the IxDA's renowned Interaction conference. This year, she brings her product design talk "From Blank Page to World Stage" to the main stage at Interaction Week '18 in Lyon, France. The 35-minute version of this talk (that debuted at Design Matters in 2017) will be presented at 10:25am, immediately following the keynote by design legend Alan Cooper. "From Blank Page to World Stage" on the Interaction 18 website
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The Future of Voice (talk): Now Available

Cheryl Platz, founder of design education company Ideaplatz, had the honor of debuting her brand new VUI vision talk, "The Future of Voice", at Webdagene 2017 this October in Oslo. If you couldn't join us live, the 18-minute version of the talk is available below. Based on the warm reception the talk received in Oslo, Cheryl was invited to present a new extended version of the talk for the Microsoft Research community in December. Both the short (18-20 minutes) and keynote length (30-45 minutes) talks are available for further booking - reach out to us at info@ideaplatz.com for a quote!…
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Launching our Corporate 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…
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VUI workshop in Oslo: Almost Sold Out

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…
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