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June Golang meetup

GDG Berlin Golang
Wed, Jun 13, 2018, 7:00 PM (CEST)

About this event

Hello Gophers,
for the June meetup we will meet to enjoy the long day from the birdview of the Optiopay offices!

If you'd like to give a talk - submit your proposals here:

If you'd like to suggest topics for the fishbowl session - submit your topic here:

If you have more ideas - talk to us at the Gophers slack: in the #berlin channel, and follow us on twitter:


18:45-19:15 Networking over drinks and pizza

19:15-19:30 Welcome words

19:30-20:00 Develop Computer Vision Apps With Go / Marian Montagnino
Computer vision is one of the strongest drivers of tech innovation today. By teaching a computer to intelligently recognize the objects it encounters, an immense knowledge is gained about the world around us. Join this trailblazing technology; develop your own Go applications for object detection.

20:00-20:30 Announcements, HR lost & found, break

20:30-21:00 Using go to understand the Y Combinator / Jeremy Huiskamp
The book The Little Schemer explains the Y Combinator, but this is a difficult piece of code to reason about for someone new to functional programming. Fortunately, scheme can be translated quite easily to go, so that we can use a more familiar environment to explore how it works.

21:00-end Networking


Marian Montagnino, full-time Golang developer at Graymeta, Inc.
Marian earned a dual BS degree in Computer Science and Mathematics from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (Troy, NY) and MS in Applied Mathematics from Stevens Institute of Technology (Hoboken, NJ).
She has been programming in Go since early 2014. She loves hiking, painting and reading books on theology and philosophy.

Jeremy Huiskamp, interim CTO at OptioPay
Jeremy is a back end developer from Canada. He has been working in go for two years and is definitely not an accomplished functional programmer.

ABOUT Optiopay

OptioPay is a payment processor with a difference. Our mission is to integrate payments to employees or customers with effective marketing to create a completely new, performance based, advertising channel. For recipients we offer flexibility and value by offering diverse payout options. Our company, backed by international venture capitalists and banks, is based in Berlin with a talented team of 50 hailing from no less than 20 nations. All possess exceptional drive and exceptional passion to change how people receive money. To this end we have created the first payment solution software for marketing payouts and aim to become the #1 processor for companies paying individuals. How? By offering lower costs to senders, greater value & flexibility to recipients and an untapped new channel for advertisers.

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