Introduction to the Bot Framework and Main Components of Chatbot Development

English Introductory AI & Machine Learning

In this session, attendees will be introduced to the Bot Framework and the main components that are used in chatbot development. Main topics: - Introduce Bot Framework & main components - Demo: LUIS & Natural Language Understanding - Chatbot development: under the hood - Demo: Flight booking chatbot - Testing Chatbots in Azure - Demo: webchat channel


Jamie Maguire

Developer, Microsoft MVP (AI) & Pluralsight Author

Based in the UK, Jamie Maguire is a Software Architect, Developer, and Microsoft MVP (AI). He is a lifelong tech enthusiast with over 20 years of professional experience. He has collaborated on many projects including working with the Department of Corrections in Northern America, NHS, National Geographic, Twitter, University of Michigan, and Unilever. Jamie is a keen contributor to the technology community and has gained global recognition for articles he has written and software he has built. He is a STEM Ambassador and Code Club volunteer, inspiring interest at grassroots level. Jamie shares his story and expertise at speaking events, on social media, and through podcast interviews. He has co-authored a book with 16 fellow MVPs demonstrating how Microsoft AI can be used in the real world and regularly publishes material to encourage and promote the use of technology. Most recently Jamie has produced technical content videos for technology skills platform Pluralsight. Find out more at

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