Alexa Skills Tour

August 17, 8200 Coral Sea St, Mounds View

August 18, 7000 Central Ave NE, Fridley

$150 - First 100 registrations are FREE. Register NOW

Start Building for Voice with Alexa

Join Voicehacks and Amazon Alexa for two days of hands-on training on building for voice with Alexa. We’ll show you how to design, build, and launch skills for Alexa and reach millions of customers. We’ll also share our pioneering knowledge in the field of voice design. Attend our workshop to join the ranks of thousands of designers, developers, and brands who’ve created more than 12,000 skills for Alexa.

This event is free for the first 100 registrants in each city as part of our commitment to remain accessible to all aspiring skill builders. The schedule includes introductory and advanced courses by Amazon, partner technologies, and brands. Register today to reserve your spot. Registration includes training, food and drinks, and swag.


Day One

8:30am: Doors, Registration & Breakfast

9:30am – 10:30am: Welcome & Medtronic Presentation by Jim Peichel

10:30am – 12:00pm: Skill Building 101 with Justin Jeffress & Akersh Srivastava

12:00pm – 1:00pm: Working Lunch

1:00pm – 2:00pm: Orbita Presentation by Bill Rogers

2:00pm – 3:30pm: Skill Building 201 with Justin Jeffress & Akersh Srivastava

3:30pm – 4:30pm: Open hacking & hands-on support

4:30pm: Adjourn

Day Two

8:30am – Doors, Intros/Recap & Breakfast

9:30am – 10:30am: Open hacking & hands-on support

11:30am – 1:30pm: Working lunch

1:30pm – 2:00pm: Open hacking & hands-on support

2:00pm – 3:00pm: Alexa Demos

3:00pm: Adjourn

Workshop Resources

To help you be better prepared for the workshop, you'll be accessing the following developer sites and resources.


Justin Jeffress

Justin Jeffress

Sr. Solutions Architect, Amazon
Akersh Srivastava

Akersh Srivastava

Sr. Solutions Architect, Amazon

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Pitch a Demo or Talk

Have an engaging skill or skill-building insights you’d like to share? Please submit an application and we'll do our best to fit you into the program.

Tour Partners

Alexa Orbita Medtronic


August 17

8200 Coral Sea St, Mounds View

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August 18

7000 Central Ave NE, Fridley

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