The GSU chapter of the ACM presents Smart-Home 101: Developing Your First Amazon Echo App Dr. Marco Valero Manager of Software Engineering Internap Corporation This talk will focus on home automation concepts, technologies, and infra-structures. I'll explain and demo how to develop a new skill for the Amazon Echo. About the Speaker: Marco Valero is the Manager of Software Engineering at Internap Corporation, a high-performance Internet infrastructure service provider. He received his M.S. and Ph.D. in Computer Science from Georgia State University in 2009 and 2012. He is an active developer of back-end services, technology enthusiast, and home-automation early adopter. Win a valuable door prize! One lucky attendee will win a virtual-reality headset. Thursday, October 13, 2016 12:00 p.m.-1:00 p.m. Sinclair Suite Room 217, Student Center East Everyone welcome! Free refreshments! For more information about the GSU ACM chapter, please visit our website: acm.cs.gsu.edu<https://na01.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=http%3A%2F%2Facm.cs.gsu.edu&data=01%7C01%7Carandall2%40STUDENT.GSU.EDU%7C4edd731e780548c2d25e08d3edb26f28%7C704d822c358a47849a1649e20b75f941%7C0&sdata=gpqrl3YH6ve1TyKdduPs%2BDgRbrL%2BXduayMIJPYfw868%3D&reserved=0>. ________________________________ The chapter welcomes the following new members: Brian Cabigon-Soliber.