Alexa Meetup @ Haarlem.Tech

Kickoff Meetup

11, April 2018

Sharing trends of Alexa, Voice User Interface and Alexa’s ecosystems.

Haarlem.Tech’s First meetup of Amazon Alexa in the Netherlands and the first meetup of JAWS-UG Haarlem, hosted by EvoSwitch.


hoiAlexa is Amazon’s voice service and the brain behind tens of millions of devices like the Amazon Echo, Echo Dot, and Echo Show. Alexa provides capabilities, or skills, that enable customers to create a more personalized experience. There are now more than 25,000 skills from companies like Starbucks, Uber, and Capital One as well as other innovative designers and developers.

For who: Developers, business marketers, researchers and other tech-enthusiasts.

Date: 11, April 2018 (Wed) 18:00 – 21:00

Place:, hosted by Evoswitch.
J.W. Lucasweg 35, 2031 BE, Haarlem – The Netherlands

Alexa Meetup

11, April 2018

Event Day Countdown

Participants Registered










Max Amordeluso (Amazon, head of Alexa Skills Kit team in Europe)

– Tomoharu Ito (Freelance, Alexa Developer, organizer of JAWS-UG Haarlem)

– Hidetaka Okamoto (DigitalCube.Inc, Software Engineer, Alexa Lover from Japan)

– Jun Ichikawa (Infrastructure Engineer, One of the big influencer of Alexa in Japan)

– Kana Kitagawa (Student, Alexa Lover from Japan)


17:30 Open

18:00 — Welcome talk (

18:15 — Trend of Amazon Alexa (Max Amordeluso)

18:45 — Short introduction Alexa Voice Service (Tomoharu Ito)

19:00 — Love smart home skill with Amazon Alexa (Jun Ichikawa) online presentation

19:15 — Sort introduction development Alexa Skills (Hidetaka Okamoto) online prestentation

19:30 — Experience with Amazon Alexa in my life (Kana Kitagawa) online presentation

19:45 — Networking and drinks

21:00 — Close


Important Note

The event is inside a datacenter which requires identification of its visitor. Therefore participants of the meetup need to fill out this form. At the entrance you will have to present a valid ID (passport, driver’s license). This information will only be used for security identification.

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