Dwight Goins

Thoth Speed Engineers

Dwight Goins

Dwight Goins is a Solution Architect for South East Toyota Finances (SETF) by day where he designs cloud-based financial solutions. In his nightlife, he is the Chief Algorithm Officer (CAO) of THOTH Speed Engineers where leads a team of developers creating computer vision based medical simulations, augmented reality-based call center apps, and all things IoT and AI related. He is forced to work on Raspberry Pi, Arduinos and Linux systems. If that isn’t enough he tirelessly contributes to open source projects, as well as a maintains an updated InfoSec Certified Ethical Hacker Instructor license with InfoSec Institute. He maintains an active MVP honor as well as a MCT (Microsoft Certified Trainer) license and holds the MCPD, MCSD, Windows 10 Developer, Azure and AWS certifications, as well as a Certified Data Recovery Professional (CRDP) license. In his spare time, he finds a way to take care of his 3 beloved daughters, wife, and extended family by constantly keeping them entertained through traveling, family fun and ancient African ceremonies.

Buiding 3D Experiences in Unity


Have you ever wanted to learn how to build a 3D experience or application and run it on multiple devices? Well come to this session to learn how to use the Unity 3D Game development engine and design and build applications that can run on multiple devices such as phones, tablets, AR, VR headsets, desktop and laptops. In this session we will cover how to get started, what language to use, how to build out your story, how to work with lights and build and deploy your app.

Build your first Bot with Cortana Skills

Development (Room 228)
10:00 AM - 10:50 AM

Conversation as a platform is a new way to build experiences and applications. In this paradigm the application deals with conversations with services and AI aka Bots. Let me show you how to get started building your first Bot with Cortana Skills. This bot can be used on Cortana devices throughout your home and business. In this session we'll cover an introduction to bots, talk about where AI fits in, and show you how to build, test and deploy your bot for a Cortana skill. Hopefully at the end of this session you take enough notes to get started building your own Bot.

What's New in augmented reality?

IoT/Mobile/VR/AR (Room 202)
01:00 PM - 01:50 PM

In light of the recent Magic Leap device release, come find out about what's new in the AR and VR world with Magic Leap and Windows Mixed Reality and learn the differences between Windows Mixed Reality devices and Magic Leap. This session will discuss the differences between how to develop applications using Magic Leap and Windows Mixed Reality and talk about the new features Microsoft has released for HoloLens and Windows Mixed Reality headsets. Plus you never know you may get to see all these devices in person and try them out for yourself!