DevFest is an annual decentralized tech conference hosted by Google Developer Groups across the globe. This year, DevFest is an opportunity to rebuild our local communities. 📢 Register at https://bit.ly/devfest2021cdo
Nov 27, 2021, 7:20 AM – 2:00 PM
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About this event
DevFest is an annual decentralized tech conference hosted by Google Developer Groups across the globe. Since we transitioned virtually, our team has been trying new things and ways on how to rebuild our local community and create a safe space where our participants feel the sense of belonging.
📌 MAIN HALL: ✦Alaiza Geene Maandig, Engineering Performance Coach at High Output Ventures || About this talk: How to build your own community, expand your network, and develop a collaborative and supportive group of professionals.
Fireside Chat: Network your way to success
📌 MAIN HALL: ✦Alexis Snelling, CEO Founder at WeTransact, ✦Mariam Ispahani, CEO at Sonali Bioplastics, ✦Sharita M. Humphrey, Finance Expert & Business Mentor at Sharita M Humphrey Consulting, ✦Michelle Zaffino, Founder & CEO at MyLibrarian Inc., ✦Amy Wood, Program Manager, Most Fundable Companies at Pepperdine University, and ✦Jaclynn Maxwell Hudson
An Introduction to Rust
📌 VIRTUAL ROOM 1: ✦Roger Madjos, Engineering Lead at High Output Ventures || About this talk: Overview of the Rust programming language, pros and cons and list of the most relevant language features.
Synthetic Datasets for Machine Learning
📌 MAIN HALL: ✦Edmund Salcedo Jr., 3D Engineer at Skunk Works || About this talk: Generating large amounts of data for training machines with free to use tools.
📌 MAIN HALL: ✦Ahmet Melek, Machine Learning Engineer at Primer AI || About this talk: We will talk about the fundamental concepts in today's NLP (tokenization, word embeddings ...) and review the popular NLP tasks (QA, NER, Chatbots) with code examples.
Intro to Automated UI and Integration Testing
📌 MAIN HALL: ✦Raven Duran, Engineering Lead at Symph || About this talk: This will be a beginner's guide to having automated UI and Integration tests for their web and mobile apps. This talk will highlight some basic tools they can use to start making automated tests and thus making development changes much more stable and reliable (avoiding those moments wherein a fix introduces a different issue).
Introduction to Bazel
📌 VIRTUAL ROOM 2: ✦Arjay Sitoy, Backend Developer at High Output Ventures || About this talk: How to handle monorepos the google way
Introduction & Advantages of Using PWA
📌 MAIN HALL: ✦Toni-Jan Keith Monserrat, Assistant Professor at UPLB and CTO at Senti || About this talk: When it is about making a good experience for your user, it is not about making it mobile friendly, you have to make it also offline friendly. Here are some tips and tricks and making your app as user friendly as possible with the help of service workers, workers, and making it the best PWA that you will ever have
🍲 Dinner Break 🍲
30-minute dinner break
Hosts intro to networking activity & Games
Networking with our Sponsor: Innovuze Solution Inc.
📌 MAIN HALL: ✦Speed Dating: A Job Fair & Career advise mini-meetup with Silver Sponsors
It’s all Learn, Fun, and Games at DevFest 2021
📌 MAIN HALL: ✦Game night, awarding, closing ceremony, and PHOTO OP