Holiday Edition 2023: Mini Conference and Networking Nirvana πŸŽ„βœ¨

Convergence, 777 Hornby Street, Vancouver, V6Z 1S4

Dive into a festive tech extravaganza! Join GDG Burnaby for our Holiday Mini Conference and Networking Nirvana on Dec 20, 5 pm-8:30 pm.

Dec 21, 2023, 1:00 – 4:30 AM


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About this event

🌟 GDG Burnaby Presents: Holiday Mini Conference and Networking NirvanaπŸŽ„πŸš€

Join us on December 20th from 5:00 pm to 8:30 pm for an evening of festive tech delight at our Holiday Mini Conference and Networking Nirvana! πŸŽ‰βœ¨

🍿 Snacks and Socializing:

Kick off the evening with a spread of delicious snacks and warm beverages. Connect with fellow tech enthusiasts, share experiences, and build meaningful connections in a relaxed and festive atmosphere.

🎀 Speaker Sessions:

Immerse yourself in knowledge with our lineup of esteemed speakers (in alphabetical order):

Anna Gradie: "Elevate your Confidence with Three Science-Based Strategies"

Mike Hoff: "Job Hunting Tips & Tricks"

Rick Bains: "Goal Setting and Achieving!"

YK Sugi: "Public Speaking for Techies: Zero to Hero"

🌐 Networking Nirvana:

Cap off the evening with Networking Nirvana, where you can mingle with speakers, fellow attendees, and industry professionals. Forge new connections, exchange ideas, and set the stage for collaborative endeavors in the coming year.

'Tis the season for joy, learning, and a sprinkle of tech magic! Don't miss this unique blend of holiday cheer and tech brilliance. Reserve your spot now, and let's celebrate the season in tech style! πŸš€πŸŽ„



Thursday, December 21, 2023
1:00 AM – 4:30 AM UTC


  • Mike Hoff


    Disaster Recovery / Datacenter Manager

  • YK Sugi


    Senior Developer Advocate

  • Rick Bains

    Content Creation - Marketing Consultant

  • Anna Gradie

    Anna Gradie Coaching



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  • Vaishnavi Venkata Subramanian

    Electronic Arts

    GDG Organizer

  • Jacky Yeu-Shih Tung

    Co Organizer GDG Burnaby

  • Rajat Dipta Biswas

    Co Organizer GDG Burnaby

  • Shruti Mandaokar


  • Hugo Carneiro

    DevFest2023 Volunteer

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