DevFest Addis 2022

Ethiopia Science Museum, Africa Park, Addis Ababa, 1000

DevFest is an annual decentralized tech conference hosted by Google Developer Groups across the globe. 2022 will be the 11th year ๐ŸŽ‰ of DevFest and marks the beginning of the second decade of the GDG community.

Dec 10, 2022, 5:00 AM โ€“ 3:30 PM

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About this event

Devfest Addis is an annual developer conference held by Google Developer Groups (GDGs) all around the world aiming to bring developers, students, companies, and awesome speakers together in one place to share their experiences.

The event will take place on Saturday, December 10, 2022, at the newly inaugurated Ethiopia Science Museum, and will feature keynotes on Google Developer Community, Metaverse, Ethiopia Industrious Engineering, Hacking, Women in Tech, and many more.

DevFest'22 will also feature technical sessions happening at once on Flutter, Svelte, Machine Learning/AI, AR/VR, Game Development, Robotics, and more.

There will be a UI/UX Case Study Competition, Mobile App Hackathon, and Capture The Flag (CTF) session that will run during the event.

Introducing Merkato, where attendees can showcase their previous works/projects and network with other peers in sections we call แ‰ฐแˆซ(แ‰ แˆจแŠ•แ‹ณ). 

When

When

Saturday, December 10, 2022
5:00 AM โ€“ 3:30 PM UTC

Agenda

5:00 AMRegistration
7:00 AMCTF (Capture The Flag)
7:00 AMKeynote | Ethio Telecom
7:05 AMKeynote | Building Skills and Growing with Google Developer Community
7:10 AMKeynote | Metaverse and Ethiopia
7:15 AMKeynote | Engineering Industrious Ethiopia
7:20 AMKeynote | Google Crowdsource: Diversity in Machine Learning
7:25 AMKeynote | A2SV: Milestones and Future Goals
7:30 AMKeynote | How to thrive in exponentially growing and diversifying world of technology
7:35 AMKeynote | Yekolo Temari Community
7:40 AMKeynote | Involving Women in Tech
7:45 AMBreak | Audience Game
8:00 AMCase Study | UI/UX Presentation Demo
9:30 AMLunch ๐Ÿ•
10:30 AMHackathon | Mobile App Development
10:30 AMPanel Discussion | Freelancing for Ethiopian Developers
10:30 AMWorkshop | Modern Web Applications with SvelteKit
10:30 AMWorkshop | Building Industry-Standard Flutter App using MVVM Architecture
10:30 AMWorkshop | Machine Learning on Edge Devices
10:30 AMWorkshop | AR/VR
10:30 AMWorkshop | Chewatacon: Building Games
10:30 AMWorkshop | Mechatronic System Development
11:45 AMMerkato
2:00 PMAnnouncement | CTF Winners
2:10 PMAnnouncement | Hackathon Winners
3:20 PMClosing Remarks

Speakers

  • Auwal Muhammad

    Google

    Developer Ecosystems Program Manager

  • Daniel Getachew

    GuzoTech

    Founder & CEO

  • Natnael Kebede

    NERD

    Chief NERD

  • Kaleab Tefera

    A2SV

    Head of Education for Group 31

  • Milka Hailu

    Phenom Technologies

    Founder & CEO

  • Tabitha Kavyu

    Google Corwdsource

    Community Coordinator

  • Mearaf Tadewos

    Fairway

    Software Engineer

Facilitators

  • Melake Wubshet

    iBrave Software Technology

    Software Developer

  • Robert John

    Google

    Google Developer Expert

  • Daniel Getachew

    GuzoTech

    Founder & CEO

  • Natnael Kebede

    NERD

    Chief NERD

  • Mikias Abebe

    KelalTech

    Founder & CTO

  • Biruk Yohannes

    Chewatacon

    AR/VR & Game Developer

Panelists

  • Eyosias Samson

    Freelance

    Front End Engineer

  • Adonias Mulugeta

    Freelance

    Web Developer

  • Simon Sissay

    Freelance

    Software Engineer

  • Abel Ashagrie

    GigzHub

    Full-stack Developer

Moderator

  • Bruck Sewnet

    InfinEth Solutions PLC

    ICT Consultant

Hosts

  • Amanuel Teferi

    Affable / GDGAddis

    Backend Developer / Co-Organizer

  • Eden Abdisa

    QTF

    Web Developer

Partners

Ethio Telecom logo

Ethio Telecom

Telebirr logo

Telebirr

Organizers

  • Daniel Nigusse

    Salla

    GDG Organizer

  • Mariamawit Alemu

    WTM Lead

    Co-Organizer

  • Nabil Mohammed

    GDGAddis

    Co-Organizer

  • Bereket Wijore

    GDG Addis / Chapa financial technologies

    GDG Co-organizer / Product designer & event manger

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