GDG Cloud Sydney September Meetup 2023

1 Darling Island Rd, 1 Darling Island Road, Pyrmont, 2009

GDG Cloud Sydney is back for a technical meetup this Sep in Sydney! Join us for a technical meetup. RSVP here:

Sep 21, 2023, 7:45 – 10:15 AM


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About this event

GDG Cloud Sydney is back for a technical meetup this Sep in Sydney! Join us for a technical meetup, RSVP here: .

Come Hire!:

There are 10 minutes dedicated to the meetup for hirers to advertise their recruitment and for job seekers to promote themselves to those hirers.

This meetup is in the in-person format, there are no plans to stream the event*


This meetup is organised in partnership with Dented Code.

"Dented Code teaches coding skills that you need to become a full stack developer and help you advance your career, pursue your dream job, or enjoy the freedom of life as a freelancer." - Learn more on their website.

We will also give out 3 licenses from JetBrains 1-year subscription to any of JetBrains' IDEs with a raffle. You can use the 100% discount code on CLion, DataGrip, DataSpell, GoLand, IntelliJ IDEA Ultimate, PhpStorm, PyCharm, ReSharper, ReSharper C++, Rider, RubyMine, WebStorm, or dotUltimate.


Talk 1: Encryption & Decryption: Securing Your Data in the Cloud

Data security is a top priority for businesses of all sizes. As more and more data is migrated to the cloud, it's important to understand how to protect your data from unauthorized access.

In this session, experienced developer Pavitra Vobilisetty will take you through the basics of encryption and decryption. You'll learn about the approach Pavitra has taken to encrypt data and migrate it into Google Cloud Platform (GCP).

She will also explain why encryption is important and how it can help you protect your data in the cloud. She'll also give a live demo of how to encrypt and decrypt data using GCP.

This session is perfect for anyone who wants to learn more about encryption and decryption. Whether you're a developer, or just someone who wants to be more informed about data security, this session is for you.

About The Speaker Pavi:

Pavitra is a senior data engineer at Kasna having years of experience coding and migrating data into the cloud. She’s very passionate about data, cooking, and playing video games.


Talk 2: Using the latest TensorFlow features for better Skin Disease Detection

Join us for an insightful session as we delve into the latest advancements in TensorFlow, Google's open-source machine learning framework. In this talk, we'll explore the cutting-edge features that TensorFlow brings to the table, enhancing the efficiency and user-friendliness of machine learning development. Additionally, we'll take a closer look at a real-world application of TensorFlow through a skin disease detection project aimed at identifying common skin cancers in Australians. Get ready to discover the latest in machine learning technology and its impactful applications in healthcare.

About The Speaker Kushal:

Kushal is an engineer with a passion for data science and artificial intelligence. He is ready to embark on a journey toward a Ph.D., exploring the vast potential of Data Science and AI. His goal is to contribute significantly to the advancement of knowledge in this transformative field.

Event Schedule:

5:45pm - Event doors open

6:15pm - Introduction and hiring connect for those hiring/wanting to be hired (5 for each group and every individual gets 1 min max)

6:30pm - Talk 1 - Encryption & Decryption: Securing Your Data in the Cloud - By Pavitra Vobilisetty

07:00pm - QnA (3 questions only)

07:15pm - Talk 2 - Using the latest TensorFlow features for better Skin Disease Detection by Kushal Pokhrel

07:45pm: QnA (3 questions only)

8:00pm - Raffle for the JetBrains IDE licenses

8:15pm - Event end



Thursday, September 21, 2023
7:45 AM – 10:15 AM UTC


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  • Gary Lou

    Community organiser

  • Geshan Manandhar

    Simply Wall St.

    Community organiser

  • Roshan Ghale


    Community organiser

  • Katharine Russell

    Simply Wall St

    Community organiser

  • Adhish Panta

    Community organiser

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