19. September 2019 - Clarion Hotel Energy Stavanger

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Don’t miss out on the most immersive, high-energy learning experience for conversational AI professionals.

Experts, speakers and trainers stand ready to enhance your skills and push you to the next level. With a program designed to deliver measurable results, Boost Camp will help you make your virtual agent even smarter - and create amazing results for your company.

At the end of the day you get to celebrate your achievements at an awards dinner, where you can socialize and exchange knowledge with like-minded professionals and experts from

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Early-bird tickets
on-sale now

Only 2 750 NOK* (289 EUR) before 21. June

Tickets include access to Boost Camp, stage programme, workshops, food and refreshments during the day and event dinner in the evening.

Ticket prices increase to 3 500 NOK (365 EUR) from June 21, 2019.
*VAT not included


 What you can expect at Boost Camp

Develop your skills to ensure that every interaction with your virtual agent is as smooth and positive an experience as possible. Here is how we will make you better equipped at accurately translating customer queries and requests into actionable outcomes.

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Case study insights

Discover what others are achieving with their virtual agents across key sectors including banking, insurance, telecom, the public sector and more.

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Ahead of the game

Get the very latest news of where the technology is heading from the team at, and what it means for AI Trainers.

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Enhance your skills

A selection of workshops lets you sharpen your specialties and lay the groundwork for new skills. Choose one workshop from either list in each time-slot below. 

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Build your network

Meet like-minded professionals who make up the 800+ strong group of AI Trainers working around the world.

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Workshop time-slot 1 (12:00-13:00)

Choose one workshop from the following list:


Enhancing the end-user experience
Discover which data gives you the most valuable information about your end user’s experience and how to use it to improve to your virtual agent.

Robotic troubleshooting
The devil is in the details. Learn how to troubleshoot in real time to tame unruly virtual agents and ensure a smooth and frictionless experience.

Uncovering the secrets behind great conversations
Virtual Agents need structure and hierarchy to deliver the best conversations. Discover the best practices for mastering the basics of great conversations.

A great (virtual) personality
It’s easy to go online and read about how to create a personality for your VA. It is just as easy to fall into the trap of taking it too far. The experts at will teach you how to craft a virtual personality based on research findings for what works and what doesn’t.  

Workshop time-slot 2 (13:45-15:00)

Choose one workshop from the following list: 

Be visible and approachable
Discover the best practices for making your virtual agent easy to find, and how you can lower the threshold for your customer to start a conversation.

Connecting robots in a Virtual Agent Network
Create a one-stop-shop for information and transactions by connecting multiple virtual agents through a single chat window.

Writing good dialogue and conversation flows can be tricky. Learn the how to make your VA communicate with simple, understandable phrases that ensure smooth interactions.

Taking action with robust conversations
Learn how to set up context and goals to enhance the user experience for smooth interactions with APIs. This will teach you how to take your VA’s capabilities to the next level and enable it to provide your customers with means to perform tasks and resolve requests automatically.


A state-of-the-art venue

The Clarion Hotel Energy is Stavanger’s largest and most exciting conference hotel.

It is the perfect place to get both creative and productive, and will ensure that you get the most out of your Boost Camp participation.


Boost Camp 2019



Agenda Item





Welcome & opening remarks



Yrja Oftedahl





Growing together: What’s been happening in 2019



Lars Selsaas - CEO,
Henry Iversen - CCO,
Camilla Gjetvik - COO,






Panel Discussion: Finding the right balance between human and machine


Moderated by Yrja Oftedahl





Coffee break with a light snack





Case Study: 3 companies using VAs differently shed light on the many ways
Conversational AI can be useful



Moderated by Yrja Oftedahl





Information about workshops


Yrja Oftedahl





Workshops session 1















Workshops session 2






Coffee break with a light snack






Insight: Consumer trends and digitizations


Ole Petter Nyhaug





What’s next? How we plan to make you shine even brighter in the future.


Halvard Totland - CPO,











Closing remarks

Henry Iversen - CCO,








Award Dinner



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Hosted by Yrja Oftedahl  

Yrja brings with her a wealth of experience from the startup scene - both in Norway and internationally. Her mission is to spread awareness about the incredible future of technologies and empower people to join in on transforming humanity. She is also the winner of the UN Student Prize 2019 for her work with the “Power Ladies” podcast where she showcase women who stand out in their field of expertise through deep interviews.

We are thrilled to have someone of her professional caliber hosting of the first-ever Boost Camp.


Consumer trends and digitization by Ole Petter Nyhaug

We are also very excited to announce that Ole Petter Nyhaug is going to share his experience and knowledge about consumer trends and digitization with us. Ole Petter is a well-known specialist in fields of consumer insight, market analysis, and trends. He is one of few Norwegians who has served as an advisor to global brands like Coca-Cola, Unilever, Audi, Heineken, Telefonica, and IKEA.

Ole Petter’s presentation will deliver foresight and insight into how organizations should prepare to catch the next wave of consumer trends and digitization.

Here’s what you missed at the 2018 AI Trainer Convention

Held in Oslo on 4 October 2018, the inaugural AI Trainer convention was the first event of its kind with more than 90+ attendees from around the world.

Boost Camp looks to build on the success of this one-off event, with in-depth workshops, presentations and a chance for AI Trainers to interact with one another and experts in the field to share tricks of the trade of working with conversational AI.