Great North DevFest

Nov 13, 2021 · Windsor, Canada

THIS IS A FREE EVENT - PLEASE FINISH YOUR RSVP IN THE LINK BELOW

<br/>https://gdg.community.dev/events/details/google-gdg-windsor-presents-great-north-devfest/

&lt;h2&gt;&lt;b&gt;What is the Great North DevFest?&lt;/b&gt;&lt;/h2&gt;&lt;p&gt;Google Developer Groups across Canada are excited to work together to host the 2nd annual Great North DevFest. DevFests are Google-sponsored software developer conferences that allow the local software development community to come together to network and learn about the coolest new technology out there.&lt;/p&gt;&lt;p&gt;The 2nd annual Great North DevFest is an opportunity for tech-minded folk across North America to geek out and share experiences.&lt;/p&gt;&lt;p&gt;&lt;span style=&quot;color: inherit; font-size: 20px;&quot;&gt;&lt;b&gt;The Schedule&lt;/b&gt;&lt;/span&gt;&lt;/p&gt;&lt;p&gt;This schedule is tentative and may change. By November 1, 2021, it should be close to finalized :)&amp;nbsp;&lt;br&gt;&lt;/p&gt;&lt;p&gt;Check back often as we are adding new speakers weekly.&lt;/p&gt;&lt;h2&gt;&lt;b&gt;We are currently looking for speakers!&amp;nbsp;&lt;/b&gt;&lt;/h2&gt;&lt;p&gt;Interested in presenting at the Great North DevFest?&amp;nbsp;&lt;/p&gt;&lt;p&gt;Please submit your idea here -&amp;gt; &lt;a href=&quot;https://sessionize.com/great-north-devfest-2021/&quot;&gt;&lt;span&gt;https://sessionize.com/great-north-devfest-2021/&lt;/span&gt;&lt;/a&gt;&lt;/p&gt;&lt;h2&gt;&lt;b&gt;What Canadian Google Developers Groups and Google Developer Student Clubs are contributing to this?&lt;/b&gt;&lt;/h2&gt;&lt;p&gt;We are pleased to have the following groups play a part in making this event a success.&lt;/p&gt;&lt;ul&gt;&lt;li&gt;&lt;a href=&quot;https://gdgyyc.com/&quot; style=&quot;background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255);&quot;&gt;GDG Cloud Calgary&lt;/a&gt;&lt;br&gt;&lt;/li&gt;&lt;li&gt;&lt;a href=&quot;https://www.linkedin.com/company/gdg-cloud-fredericton/&quot;&gt;GDG Cloud Fredericton&lt;/a&gt;&lt;/li&gt;&lt;li&gt;&lt;a href=&quot;https://gdgmontreal.com/&quot;&gt;GDG Montreal&lt;/a&gt;&lt;/li&gt;&lt;li&gt;&lt;a href=&quot;https://gdg.community.dev/gdg-richmond/&quot;&gt;GDG Richmond&lt;/a&gt;&lt;/li&gt;&lt;li&gt;&lt;a href=&quot;https://gdg.community.dev/gdg-st-albert/&quot;&gt;GDG St. Albert&lt;/a&gt;&lt;/li&gt;&lt;li&gt;&lt;a href=&quot;https://www.meetup.com/GDG-Windsor/&quot;&gt;GDG Windsor&lt;/a&gt;&lt;br&gt;&lt;/li&gt;&lt;li&gt;&lt;a href=&quot;https://gdsc.community.dev/university-of-windsor/&quot;&gt;GDSC Windsor - University of Windsor&lt;/a&gt;&lt;/li&gt;&lt;li&gt;&lt;a href=&quot;https://gdsc.community.dev/st-clair-college/&quot;&gt;GDSC - St Clair College&lt;/a&gt;&lt;/li&gt;&lt;/ul&gt;</p>

Agenda<br/>

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Speakers<br/>

Chander Dhall - Cazton (CEO)<br/>

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Faisal Abid (GDE) - Eirene (Chief Technology Officer)<br/>

Faisal is a Google Developer Expert, Entrepreneur, and Engineer. He is a programming language enthusiast and loves solving software engineering challenges across the stack</p>At any point during the day, you can find Faisal writing mobile apps in Flutter, building backends in Dart, Node.js or Rust, creating models with Tensorflow or deploying services with Kubernetes.</p>Faisal Abid is...<br/>

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Frank Abbruzzese - AlphaKOR (President)<br/>

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Dewan Ahmed - Red Hat (Senior Developer Advocate)<br/>

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Nav Singh - Manulife (Software Engineer | GDE | GDG Montreal)<br/>

Android developer at Manulife Google Developer Expert for Android, Mobile Software Engineer at Manulife, Organizer at GDG-Montreal, Mentor for Android-Kotlin Nano-degree at Udacity, and write articles about Android and Kotlin. Apart from his day-to-day job, He spends his time learning new technologies/frameworks. During his free, he loves to watch Netflix, or you can find him at Gym. <br/>

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Vivek Yadav - gohighlevel (Sr. Developer)<br/>

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Joel Humberto Gómez Paredes - IBM (Application Developer)<br/>

Application Developer at IBMGoogle Developer Expert in Web Technologies and Google Maps PlatformJS Full Stack DeveloperMaster Pokemon<br/>

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Márton Kodok - REEA.net (Senior Software Architect)<br/>

Márton is a Google Developer Expert(GDE) On Cloud, top user on Stackoverflow with 192k reputation, software developer, international speaker &amp; passionate about mountain hiking.Active contributor for open-source solutions like Beanstalkd console, and Riak admin interface. Expert in Cloud Technologies, Scalability, HA, Serverless, Cloud Run, Vertex AI, database systems like BigQuery, Redis, M...<br/>

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Guillaume Blaquiere - Veolia (Lead Cloud Architect/GDE Cloud)<br/>

Guillaume is a Google Developer Expert on Cloud Platform since 2019 and works at Veolia as Lead Cloud Architect. </p>Java developer for more than 15 years, and despite positions of responsibilities, he has always kept his wish to create, develop, discover and test new solutions, especially in the Cloud, the machine learning or Python and Go language.&nbsp;</p>Innovation addict and Goog...<br/>

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Joe Birch - Buffer (Android Engineer)<br/>

Joe Birch is an Android Engineer and Google Developer Expert for Android and Actions on Google based in Brighton, UK working on the Android team at Buffer. He is passionate about creating meaningful products, diving into new technologies and sharing his experiences with the community along the way. Outside of work Joe is building Compose Academy and also loves to dabble in electronics projects ...<br/>

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Karan Balkar - LTI (Mobile App Developer)<br/>

Karan Balkar is a mobile application developer primarily working on Android since the past 5 years. He has also worked on Augmented reality / Virtual reality based mobile applications and is passionate about exploring new innovative technologies. </p><br/>

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Procheta Nag - BGC Engineering Inc. (UI/UX Designer)<br/>

Procheta is a UI/UX Designer at BGC Engineering Inc, Canada. She has a Masters’s degree in Human-Computer Interaction from Simon Fraser University and Bachelor’s in Computer Science &amp; Engineering. She made several research publications on renowned conferences like IEEE, ACM. She is always excited to learn and solve complex design problems that evolve around ubiquitous technology.She is enga...<br/>

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Abhishek Doshi<br/>

I am the one who loves to create beautiful apps with Flutter and help people, develop great apps and spread knowledge.! I am also the Semi-Finalist for Build For Digital India, 2020 organized by Google India. I have participated in 30+ hackathons as participant, mentor, judge and organizer. I love to solve daily life problems by creating apps for the same. I have created 30+ apps using Flutte...<br/>

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Vasudev Maduri - Accenture AI (Sr.Machine Learning Engineer and Cloud Evangelist)<br/>

Vasudev is a Sr. Machine Learning Engineer working at Accenture AI. His past works are related to Google Cloud, Deep Learning, and Cloud Computing.His research areas include predictive analytics, video analytics, and his research work has been published in more than 10 journals and recently filed a patent. He is also 6x certified on Google Cloud PlatformHe is an active open source contributor, ...<br/>

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Shubhra Sarker - Electronics Arts (Software Engineer)<br/>

Shubhra Sarker is a master’s graduate from Simon Fraser University currently working as a Software Engineer at Electronic Arts. He completed his bachelor’s degree with the major of Computer Science and Engineering from Khulna University, Bangladesh.He completed his MSc in Human-Computer Interaction (HCI) with an emphasis on Augmented Reality and Game Programming. He has expertise in AR/VR devel...<br/>

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Mike Hoff - ATB Financial (Disaster Recovery / Datacenter Manager | GDG Organizer)<br/>

Mike has been in IT for over 30 years - yes, he's older than he looks! - including roles as Programmer, DBA, Sys Admin, BA, PMP, and various leadership positions. He's experienced the highs and lows of IT in retail, healthcare, government, consulting, a dot com, and a brief stint as IT Manager at Winsport Canada. Mike does occasional public speaking engagements on Job Hunting and Risk Managem...<br/>

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Madona Syombua - Streem-Frontdoor (Android Engineer)<br/>

Madona Syombua is an Android Engineer at Streem-Frontdoor, founder of Budgeting Buddy, Women Who Code Mobile Lead, Women Tech Makers Ambassador, a Grow With Google Scholarship recipient 2018 and a developer who enjoys sharing her Android knowledge and teaching other's how to make Android applications. She will guide you through making your first app! <br/>

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Mohit Sarveiya<br/>

Mohit is a Google Developer Expert for Kotlin and Android. He was an early adopter of Kotlin! Over the years, he has talked in various communities around the globe and has helped many companies adopt Kotlin and Coroutines.<br/>

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Elad Shechter - Yad2 (CSS/HTML Architect at)<br/>

Elad Shechter is a Web Developer specializing in CSS &amp; HTML design and architecture.Besides this, he is a Writer of various globally known CSS articles and a CSS speaker.<br/>

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Kamal Shree<br/>

Kamal is a Google Developer Expert in Flutter &amp; Dart with 11 years of experience in Web Technologies, Android and Flutter. She has worked for multinational firms in India, the Netherlands and USA. She is an active Youtuber (WhatsUpCoders) and an International Speaker. <br/>

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Hosts<br/>

Mike Hoff - ATB Financial (Disaster Recovery / Datacenter Manager | GDG Organizer)<br/>

Mike has been in IT for over 30 years - yes, he's older than he looks! - including roles as Programmer, DBA, Sys Admin, BA, PMP, and various leadership positions. He's experienced the highs and lows of IT in retail, healthcare, government, consulting, a dot com, and a brief stint as IT Manager at Winsport Canada. Mike does occasional public speaking engagements on Job Hunting and Risk Managem...<br/>

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Procheta Nag - BGC Engineering Inc. (UI/UX Designer)<br/>

Procheta is a UI/UX Designer at BGC Engineering Inc, Canada. She has a Masters’s degree in Human-Computer Interaction from Simon Fraser University and Bachelor’s in Computer Science &amp; Engineering. She made several research publications on renowned conferences like IEEE, ACM. She is always excited to learn and solve complex design problems that evolve around ubiquitous technology.She is enga...<br/>

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Nav Singh - Manulife (Software Engineer | GDE | GDG Montreal)<br/>

Android developer at Manulife Google Developer Expert for Android, Mobile Software Engineer at Manulife, Organizer at GDG-Montreal, Mentor for Android-Kotlin Nano-degree at Udacity, and write articles about Android and Kotlin. Apart from his day-to-day job, He spends his time learning new technologies/frameworks. During his free, he loves to watch Netflix, or you can find him at Gym. <br/>

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Danny Thompson - Google (Developer Relations)<br/>

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Shaimaa Abbas - WTM (Ambassador)<br/>

Experienced Senior Front end Developer with a demonstrated history of working in the healthcare Systems. High Skilled in System Analysis and Design for healthcare solutions, User Experience Architect, aware of end-to-end iterative model of software life cycle and Software development process. Experienced working in Agile teams, Scrum methodology. I Love working with people and enjoy spending ti...<br/>

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THIS IS A FREE EVENT - PLEASE FINISH YOUR RSVP IN THE LINK BELOW

<br/>https://gdg.community.dev/events/details/google-gdg-windsor-presents-great-north-devfest/

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