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Dec 4–5, 2017: Training
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Designing AI-based conversational UIs

12:05pm12:45pm Wednesday, December 6, 2017
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Who is this presentation for?

  • Designers, product managers, and engineers in AI companies

Prerequisite knowledge

  • Familiarity with conversational UI or messaging app basic concepts

What you'll learn

  • Gain a deep understanding of conversational UIs and how AI is going to be delivered in these new types of UIs
  • Learn design best practices and where conversational AIs are headed in the future


For the first time, messaging apps have surpassed social networks in usage and growth. Mohammed Abdoolcarim shares best practices for designing for AI-based conversational UIs, such as those employed in messaging apps, drawn from work done at Apple, Google, and GoButler. Along the way, Mohammed discusses why WeChat has become so successful and outlines the design issues facing conversational UIs.

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Mohammed Abdoolcarim


Mohammed Abdoolcarim is cofounder and head of product at Vahan, a company building a virtual coach for Uber drivers and distributed workers. Previously, he was lead product manager at Siri and a manager at Google, Apple, Misfit (acquired by Fossil), and GoButler. He hold a degree from Stanford’s