Speaking

CONVERSATIONAL INTERFACES

Since 2016 I have delivered technical and non-technical talks about conversational interfaces to different audiences. My Bots 101 was presented at the Tarugoconf conference in Spain in September 2017. It was an introduction to conversational interfaces and four tips for conversational design.

Bots vs Humans is a presentation about the challenges found in the development of Natural Language based chatbots and voice interfaces. I have delivered it at the Bilbostack conference in Bilbao in January 2019, and at the ADDC conference in Barcelona in July 2018, and remotely as a guest lecturer with Ariel Jalali at the University of California Los Angeles (UCLA).

NLP with Dialogflow is a more technical talk, as it was designed for the developer community events. It describes how Dialogflow processes user utterances to execute functions and respond to users in a conversational way. The talk also dives deeper into how natural language processing works. I have delivered this talk at the Morcillaconf conference organised by the Google Developers Group in Burgos in September 2019 and next at the WTM ZGZ conference organized by the Mullerestech and Google Women Tech Makers communities in Zaragoza in October 2019.

I have designed a Conversational Interfaces for Marketing Executives session for the InDigital program at ESADE. Framed in a wider program it describes different use cases of conversational interfaces along the customer journey in different industries that includes examples and key figures and provides guidance on the high-level development of conversational projects. During 2019 I delivered it at alumni events and as part of the InDigital program in Madrid and Barcelona and more sessions are coming in 2020.

I have designed in-company sessions for different organisations, but I have been asked to be discreet about most of them. To name a few of my works with companies that have been publicly shared, in 2016 I delivered an online session about my chatbot, Eva, and conversational interfaces in healthcare to a community of health insurance executives Switzerland called healthetia, and in 2017 and 2018 I attended an event organized by Ogilvy as a speaker, and presented a session called bots4health. The sessions were organized for health industry partners of the agency in New York and Copenhague, where they invited myself and other conversational experts to share our experiences, insights and thoughts.

In the last times, I have started to speak specifically about conversational interfaces in legal contexts. I presented at Robotiuris, an event for lawyers organized by Garrigues and Microsoft, as well as at the National Conference of Lawyers.

In 2019 I had the great pleasure of sharing a panel with philosopher Adela Cortina, and High Court Judge Eloy Velasco, and discussed artificial intelligence and the ethical considerations when applying it to job automation at a session organized by Deusto University .

In November 2016 I gave a talk about artificial intelligence and conversational interfaces in the Diape event organized in Murcia, where I explained what lies behind these technologies, and talked about the applications of AI we are already using in our daily life.

WOMEN IN TECHNOLOGY AND ENTREPRENEURSHIP

My first talk about Women in Technology, in 2012, was at Rupy, a Ruby and Python conference organised in Brno, Czech Republic. I have delivered versions of this talk in Rails Girls events in Prague, Berlin and Córdoba, in Google Women Tech Makers and Google Developers Groups events in Córdoba in 2013, and in Campus Party in Berlin and London in 2013 and 2014.

After 2014 I reduced my public speaking and focused on other topic. I started speaking about women in technology again in 2017, with my talk Women in Tech Km 0.

In May 2019 I moderated a panel in the WomenNOW event organized by ABC and Banco Santander in the Reina Sofia Museum in Madrid. Three women in technology and science, talked about their lives as a minority in the industries and the advice they would give young women and girls considering a career in tech.

Later on, in November 2019, I moderated a panel of women in technology in the Diape event organised in Murcia.

In the last year I have also recorded an interview about women in technology for the program Enlaces in the Spanish speaking TV channel Deutsche Welle in Germany and during the spring of 2019 I scripted and recorded two 1h-long courses about women in technology for LinkedIn Learning.

PODCASTING

In 2018 I started scripting and producing the podcast Chatbots en Español, distributed in ivoox, spotify, itunes and other platforms. The podcast series had 5 episodes. In 2019 I participated as a guest in the podcasts En el Mundo Real, Mas que Startups, ESADE INDIGITAL, and intervened as a guest of Carlos Iglesias in Onda Cero Barcelona.

TIMELINE

2020

Two more LinkedIn courses!

2019

BOTS vs HUMANS @BILBOSTACK Bilbao (SP)
Women in Tech @ Enlaces Deutsche Welle TV (DE)
Conversational Interfaces and Customer Journeys @ Podcast “En el Mundo Real”
Conversational Interfaces Use Cases @ ESADE Madrid (SP)
Conversational Interfaces Use Cases @ ESADE Barcelona (SP)
MODERATOR @ WomenNOW Madrid (SP)
ETHICS IN AI @ Universidad de Deusto Bilbao (SP)
CHATBOTS IN LAW @Congreso de la Abogacía Valladolid (SP)
Conversational Interfaces Use Cases @ ESADE Madrid (SP)
NLP with Dialogflow @Google Developers Group DEVFEST Burgos (SP)
NLP with Dialogflow @Google Developers Group DEVFEST Prague (SP)
NLP with Dialogflow @Google Women Tech Makers Zaragoza (SP)
CHATBOTS IN LAW @Robotiuris Madrid (SP)
AI and Conversational Interfaces @ Diape (SP)
MODERATOR @ Diape (SP)

2018

BOTS vs HUMANS @KOPON Conf Barcelona (SP)
BOTS vs HUMANS @Google Developers Group DEVFEST Córdoba (SP)
BOTS4HEALTH @ OGILVY Healthbots Copenhague 2018 (USA)
FIX A BOT WORKSHOP @UXConf Berlin (DE)
BOTS4HEALTH @ OGILVY Healthbots NYC 2018 (USA)
BOTS vs HUMANS @ remote guest lecture with Ariel Jalali UCLA (USA)
BOTS vs HUMANS @ ADDC Conf (SP)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Uc9Ei3Ax-qM
WOMEN IN TECH @Google Women Tech Makers Córdoba (SP)
MENTOR @ Startup Weekend eHealth Cordoba (SP)
MENTOR @ Startup Weekend Social Impact Marbella (SP)
INNOVACION PARA NO TECNÓLOGOS @El Garage Hinojosa del Duque (SP)
MENTOR @ Akademia by Bankinter + Universidad de Loyola Córdoba (SP)
PRODUCT DESIGN WORKSHOP @Sopinet (SP)

2017

BOTS 103: Expectations and reality @CITY.AI MADRID (SP)
PARTICIPANT & WINNER @Startup Weekened Cordoba (SP)
CHATBOTS @I.E.S Gran Capitán (SP)
50%: Google for women @Google Developers Group DEVFEST Córdoba (SP)
BOTS 102: BUILD A BOT @Autentia (SP)
INNOVACION PARA NO TECNÓLOGOS @Universidad de Loyola Córdoba (SP)
INNOVACION PARA NO TECNÓLOGOS @EOI Lucena (SP)
INNOVACION PARA NO TECNÓLOGOS @Universidad Loyola Sevilla (SP)
BOTS 101: CONVERSATIONAL INTERFACES @Tarugoconf (SP)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=idPcNg78XyE
INNOVACION PARA NO TECNÓLOGOS @EOI Murcia (SP)
INNOVACION PARA NO TECNÓLOGOS @EOI Cartagena (SP)
SALUD DIGITAL @Universidad de Córdoba (SP)
AGILE @Betabeers Córdoba (SP)
PROTOTIPADO @Universidad de Loyola Córdoba (SP)
CONVERSATIONAL INTERFACES @Healthetia (CH)
INNOVACION PARA NO TECNÓLOGOS @EOI Lucena (SP)

2016

CHATBOTS IN HEALTHCARE @VASOCH (IN)

2015

NETWORKING IN BERLIN @Instituto Cervantes (DE)
THE POWER OF NETWORKS @Mrgn.in (DE)
WOMEN IN TECH @Rails Girls Córdoba (SP)

2014

WOMEN IN TECH @Universidada de Córdoba (SP)
RAILS GIRLS BEGINNERS WORKSHOP @cosfera (SP)
SOCIAL MEDIA WORKSHOP (DE)

2013

WOMEN IN TECH @Campus Party London (UK)
COWORKING @Remote with Coworking Valencia (ES)
GLOBAL-LOCAL COLLABORATION @Coworking Europe Conference (ES)
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INDUSTRY FOCUSED COWORKING @Coworking Europe Conference (ES)

RAILS GIRLS BEGINNERS WORKSHOP @co.up (DE)
THE POWER OF COWORKING @Bett Coworking (DE)

2012

WOMEN IN TECH @Rupy (CZ)
RAILS GIRLS BEGINNERS WORKSHOP @Locus Workspace (CZ)
RAILS GIRLS BEGINNERS WORKSHOP @Red Hat (CZ)
WOMEN IN TECH @Campus Party (DE)
RAILS GIRLS FOLLOWUP WORKSHOP @co.up (DE)
RAILS GIRLS BEGINNERS WORKSHOP @co.up (DE)