DevFest 2023 by GDG Burnaby πŸ”οΈπŸπŸŒ† 🎊

Northeastern University in Vancouver, 410 West Georgia Street, Vancouver, V6B 1Z3

An immersive summit for visionary designers, innovative developers, and passionate tech aficionados! πŸŒŸπŸ“š Discover, connect, network, and let's make magic together! ✨

Nov 25, 2023, 5:00 PM – Nov 26, 2023, 2:30 AM

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Key Themes

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About this event

BC DevFest 2023 by GDG Burnaby πŸŽŠπŸ’šπŸ

Dive into the most anticipated tech rendezvous of the year, brought to you by Google Developer Groups Burnaby. Uncover the myriad of innovations and expertise waiting to be explored at DevFest.

DevFests are local tech conferences featuring demos, and workshops on the latest tech from Googlers, Google Developer Experts and speakers from the industry. In 2022, there were 550+ DevFests, helping 320k+ developers worldwide.

Our conference celebrates a rich tapestry of insights from local talents and international tech maestros. Featured themes include Software Engineering, Web Development, Game Development, Mobile Development with Flutter, How to Speak at Tech Conferences, Improv Speaking and more exciting topics!


GDG Burnaby DevFest attendees agree to follow the Code of Conduct


🌐 Join our network: Browse our continuously updated schedule, get acquainted with our diverse speakers, and dive into a plethora of sessions spanning numerous tech domains.

Stay informed with every detail by joining our channels: https://linktr.ee/gdgburnaby.

πŸ“ Venue: DevFest promises to be an unforgettable tech extravaganza, and we've chosen two remarkable campuses as our event venues. Get ready to explore the best of both worlds at Northeastern University's and Simon Fraser University's (SFU) Downtown Vancouver campuses!

Our journey begins at SFU Harbour Centre's Fletcher Challenge Theatre and its grandeur sets the stage for our captivating opening and closing ceremonies. For the heart of the action, we'll head to Northeastern University's vibrant campus where you will dive into a world of innovation, collaboration, and knowledge-sharing.


🎀 Speakers: Be a voice at DevFest! Have groundbreaking insights or a revolutionary idea? BC's tech community awaits!  πŸ—£οΈ

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🀝 Volunteer: Join our behind-the-scenes crew! The lifeblood of our event lies in our dedicated volunteers. Step into the heart of DevFest and aid us in orchestrating an unforgettable experience. Reach out through our Slack community or LinkedIn pages.

Apply by filling out our volunteer application form. </ClosedForDevFest2023>


πŸš€ Sponsors: Elevate the event! GDG Burnaby, a volunteer-powered initiative, thrives on fostering free and affordable tech education. Our events, filled with impactful sessions and networking avenues, rely on our gracious sponsors. Aid in our mission, and make a difference.

Our sponsorship package can be viewed here.


πŸ’‘ Community Partners: Amplify the impact and forge partnerships! Collaborate with us as a community partner for DevFest. 


πŸŽ“ Scholarships: We're thrilled to announce that we're offering scholarships for DevFest 2023! If you're passionate about tech but need some financial assistance to attend, this is your chance.

Please fill out our scholarship application, and we will reply. </ClosedForDevFest2023>


πŸ’Œ Connect & Communicate: For any inquiries, suggestions, or discussions, our digital door is always open: gdburnabybc@gmail.com.


Joining GDG Burnaby is a two-step process:

First, create a GDG profile by clicking the Sign Up button: https://gdg.community.dev

Second, join GDG Burnaby by clicking the Join button: https://gdg.community.dev/gdg-burnaby/


✨ Exclusive perks await!

🍴 Relish complimentary snacks and beverages.

πŸŽ‰ Enjoy breakfast, hot beverages πŸ΅β˜•, cool swags πŸ›οΈ and raffle prizes πŸŽπŸ“¦


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When

When

November 25 – 26, 2023
5:00 PM – 2:30 AM UTC

Agenda

Check-in and breakfast @ SFU Harbour Centre
Opening Keynote @ SFU Harbour Centre
Sessions and Workshops @ Northeastern University Vancouver
Lunch with Leadership
Sessions and Workshops @ Northeastern University Vancouver
Sessions and Workshops @ Northeastern University Vancouver
Closing Keynote @ SFU Harbour Centre
Event teardown and closure

Speakers

  • Uttam Tripathi

    Google

    Head of Global Developer Programs, Developer Relations Ecosystem

  • YK Sugi

    Propel

    Senior Developer Advocate

  • Edmund Lee

    lululemon

    Senior Technology Manager

  • Partho Ghosh

    SecurityScorecard

    VP, Product

  • Adam Berg

    XYZ Digital

    CEO

  • Harsh Modi

    Bell

    Lead Security Architect

  • Sobhana Jaya-Madhavan

    Simon Fraser University

    AVP at Simon Fraser University and President at BC-IBN

  • Mike Hoff

    BlackBerry

    Disaster Recovery / Datacenter Manager

  • Federico Fregosi

    Cloud Architect

  • Aarti Gadhia

    Microsoft

    Principal Security Specialist

  • Julian Joseph

    TELUS

    AI Product Manager

  • Angelo Liao

    PNW Climate Week

    Founder

  • Jean-Sebastien Provost

    Nobul Technologies

    Lead Data Scientist

  • Martin Wulff

    Electronic Arts

    Sr. Manager II, EAX Support

  • Weder Ribas

    Autodesk

    Principal Software Engineer

  • Brenda Benham

    Memorable Presenter Consulting

    Founder & Presentation Trainer and Coach

  • Ingrid BROUSSILLON

    Griottes Polyglottes

    Team-building for Social Impact Let’s play with purpose!

  • Ildar Sharafeev

    The Same Tech

    Senior Software Engineer & Tech Lead

  • Christopher Iba

    Digibuild

    Senior Software Engineer | Crypto

  • Dean Guest

    Workday

    Principal Managing Partner

  • Adobea Foli

    lululemon

    Product Manager, Retail Reporting

  • Fiona Skelton

    Hootsuite

    Senior Mac System Administrator

  • ChengCheng Tan

    Cheng2 Design LLC

    LLM & AI Safety Consultant

  • Francis Alturas

    GoDaddy

    Senior Product Designer