ConverCon, the Conversational Interface Conference is back on October 17th for its third year and we are delighted to announce that Accenture The Dock have joined us as our platinum sponsor.
“Accenture’s The Dock is a perfect fit for ConverCon, and we are thrilled to have them supporting our leading edge community. Leading innovation by design, their team are bridging that gap between design and tech with projects that look to the future of conversations and explore the new world of conversational design”, says Paul Sweeney ConverCon Co-Founder and EVP of Product at Webio.
The Dock is Accenture’s flagship R&D and Global Innovation Centre based in Dublin, Ireland where design, business and technology come together under one roof. The Dock is home to a diverse team of 300 creative problem-solvers made up of highly talented experts in design, engineering, artificial intelligence and IoT. The multi-disciplinary team at The Dock research, incubate, prototype and pilot digital and emerging technologies together with clients and partners to pioneer new ways to fulfil human needs using emerging technology.
As well as sponsoring the conference, Grace Hughes, Senior Content Designer from Fjord, part of Accenture Interactive will be taking to the stage to discuss how to navigate the unchartered seas of conversations and will share some considerations and suggestions to help navigate this exciting new space.
Commenting on ConverCon Paul had this to say, “ConverCon is a community where designers, developers and digital executives come together to share best practices in what is working today and what the implications might be for the future if all these amazing technologies continue to improve at their current rates of improvement. Conversational technologies will be driven by artificial intelligence that could have profound implications for how we live our lives as individuals and how we interact with companies and governments. Webio are proud to be playing our small part in bring people together from around the world so that we can have these conversations”,