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A curated list of delightful Conversational AI resources.

Awesome Conversational AI Awesome

A curated list of delightful Conversational AI resources to help you dive in and create awesome chatbots or digital assistants.


  • Books and Papers
  • Clients
  • Conversational UX
  • Natural Language Understanding
  • Platforms

Books and Papers

  • An Annotated Reading List of Conversational AI - An annotated list of mostly academic papers on all the topics around Conversational AI. Created in 2018.
  • Designing Bots - This practical guide shows you how to design and build great conversational experiences and delightful bots that help people be more productive.
  • Designing Voice User Interfaces - Whether you are designing a mobile app, a toy, or a device such as a home assistant, this practical book guides you through basic VUI design principles, helps you choose the right speech recognition engine, and shows you how to measure your VUI's performance and improve upon it.


  • Alexa - Deploy your chatbot or virtual assistant as a skill to Amazon's cloud-based voice service Alexa.
  • LINE - Connect your chatbot to LINE and make use of their bot designer for prototyping needs.
  • Messenger - Enhance your Facebook Page experience by adding a chatbot through Messenger.
  • MS Teams - Make us of the MS Teams bot SDK and framework to turn your chatbot into an MS Teams app.
  • Slack - Reach your end users where they work by deploying your chatbot to Slack.
  • Telegram - Make use of the Telegram Bot API to easily connect your chatbot to Telegram.
  • WhatsApp - Use WhatsApp Business Platform APIs to connect bots with customers.

Conversational UX

  • Conversation Design Institute - An institute, first of its kind (as far as I know), offering courses, certifications, and an annual conference on Conversational Design.
  • Creating AI Conversations Panel Series - Creating AI Conversations is a series of panel discussions that delve into the thinking, research, and process around crafting the personalities, conversations, and interactions of AI entities with people. Organized by Stanford MediaX.
  • SAP Conversational Experience Design - SAP Conversational Experience Design (SAP CxD) is a design language for enterprise conversational products. It provides guidelines and tools for designing conversational products that integrate seamlessly across business applications.
  • - Provides in one place the most important news, commentary, research, and analysis of voice technology.
  • Voiceflow - A conversation design tool for teams to design, prototype and launch voice & chat assistants.

Natural Language Understanding


  • Amazon Lex - An AWS service for building conversational interfaces for applications using voice and text.
  • Chai - Open-source platform for developers to build chatbots using Python and deploy them to the Chai mobile app.
  • Dasha - Conversational AI platform as a service with a strong focus on voice.
  • Dialogflow - Lifelike Conversational AI with state-of-the-art virtual agents by Google.
  • OpenDialog - OpenDialog enables you to design, develop and deploy conversational applications. Offers an open-source version and an Enterprise edition.
  • Rasa - A platform to create virtual assistants at scale. Offers an open-source version and an Enterprise edition.
  • SAP Conversational AI - An end-to-end chatbot building platform from SAP. Comes with a free Community edition and an Enterprise edition.