Google DevFest 2022

Clayton Hotel, 286 Clyde St, Glasgow, G1 4AR

DevFest is an annual decentralized tech conference hosted by the Google Developer Groups (GDG) community. GDGs host these events around the globe. DevFest 2022 marks the 11th year of DevFest and represents the beginning of the second decade of the GDG community.

Nov 12, 2022, 8:30 AM – 5:00 PM


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About this event

Google DevFests are local tech conferences hosted by Google Developer Groups (GDG) around the world. Each DevFest event is crafted by its local organizers to fit the needs and interests of its local developer community. Whether it be through hands-on learning experiences, technical talks delivered in local languages by experts, or by simply meeting fellow local developers, DevFest attendees learn how to build together and innovate on Google's developer tools.

This year, DevFest at GDG Glasgow will feature leading experts on Google technologies in areas like Android, Firebase, Flutter, Machine Learning, Artificial Intelligence, Cloud and so much more!

Join us for tech talks, deep dives, workshops, hands-on experiences, and hacking & debugging events, all centered on your favorite Google technologies. 


08:30 am - 9:15 am: Registration & Breakfast

12:00 pm - 01:00 pm: Lunch

02:45 pm - 03:15 pm: Coffee Break & Networking

CUSTOM HOUSE 1 - Main Room

09:15 - 09:50: [Keynote] Inspire the Next Generation into Computing Science - Toni Scullion 

Exploring the landscape of Computing Science in schools in Scotland with a particular focus on the gender gap. Highlighting some of the challenges, good practices, and opportunities to get involved to make a difference.

09:50 am - 10:25 am: Android App Bundles and Feature Delivery - Diego Grancini

10:25 am - 11:00 am: Optimising your web page loads - Barry Pollard

11:00 am - 12:00 am: Power up your Flutter apps with Voice - Akanksha Singh

01:00 pm - 01:35 pm: Slivers in Flutter - Renuka Kelkar

02:10 pm - 02:45 pm: Give an edge to your mobile application using Firebase - Kartikey Shukla

03:15 pm - 3:50 pm: Big Data, Tools and the Cloud - Marzia Deodato

3:50 pm - 04:25 pm: Why should we think on plants while coding? - José Enrique Calderón Sanz

4:25 pm - 05:00 pm: Measuring Core Web Vitals - Barry Pollard

MILLWRIGHT ROOM - Workshops/Deep Dives

09:50 am - 10:55 am: Synced apps with Flutter and Atlas app services - Markandey Pathak

11:00 am - 12:00 pm: Server Driven UI in Flutter - Divyanshu Bhargava

01:00 pm - 02:45 pm: Machine Learning in the Web: Intro to TensorFlow.js - Patty O'Callaghan

03:15 pm - 05:00 pm: The new world of Jetpack Compose in Android - Mhapankar Bajaj

CUSTOM HOUSE 2 - Kids & Teenagers track / Responsive web / Machine Learning - Java Workshop

09:50 am - 10:15 am: Coding at Mearns Primary School - Fiona Mossman

10:15 am - 10:45 am: How I coded an AI attedance application for my school - Lewis Shearer

10:45 am - 11:05 am: My Sensei is a robot! Karate training application for beginners - Tomás Estrada

11:00 am - 11:15 am: Game design: How I coded a bullet hell BossFight - Charlie Hopkins-Ng

11:15 am - 11:30 am: My smart student buddy - Daisy Johnston

11:30 am - 12:00 pm: Smash The Stereotype: How Next Tech Girls aims to get more women in tech - Emily Hall-Strutt

01:00 pm - 01:35 pm: Games in Flutter - Shourya Kelkar

01:35 pm - 02:10 pm: Introduction to Responsive Web Design - Cleyra Uzcátegui

02:10 pm - 02:45 pm: Creating Responsive UI for Authentication flows - Salih Guler

03:15 pm - 05:00 pm: Workshop: Do Machine Learning like a Rockstar - machine learning for Java Developers - Erik Bamberg


09:50 am - 10:25 am: Empowering remote education with the Tutors Open Source Project - Jordan Harrison

10:50 am - 11:25 am: 10 Things That Can Go Wrong w/ML Projects (and what you can do about it) - Joinal Ahmed

11:25 am - 12:00 pm: Destroy the dilemma - REST vs gRPC during model serving using TensorFlow Serving - Ashmi Banerjee



Saturday, November 12, 2022
8:30 AM – 5:00 PM UTC


  • Toni Scullion


    Founder of the non-profit charity dressCode

  • Akanksha Singh

    JP Morgan Chase & Co.

    Software Engineer

  • Ashmi Banerjee

    Technical University of Munich

    Google Developer Expert (GDE) ML, Women Techmakers Ambassador

  • Barry Pollard


    Web Performance Developer Advocate

  • Charlie Hopkins-Ng

    Jordanhill School

    S1 Student

  • Cleyra Uzcategui

    JPMorgan Chase & Co.

    Software Engineer / WTM Ambassador

  • Daisy Johnston

    Jordanhill School

    S5 Pupil

  • Deepanshi Bajaj

    J.P Morgan Chase Bank

    Senior Software Engineer Android

  • Diego Grancini

    J.P. Morgan & Chase

    Android developer

  • Emily Hall-Strut

    Next Tech Girls


  • Erik Bamberg

    J.P. Morgan

    Senior Software Engineer

  • Fiona Mossman

    Mearns Primary School

    Acting Principal Teacher

  • Joinal Ahmed


    AI Consultant- Google Cloud, GDC

  • Jordan Harrison

    Charles River Laboratories

    Software Developer

  • José Enrique Calderón Sanz

    JP Morgan Chase

    Lead Software Engineer

  • Kartikey Shukla

    JP Morgan Chase & Co

    Sr Associate

  • Lewis Shearer

    S2 Student at Jordanhill School

  • Markandey Pathak

    J.P. Morgan Chase

    Vice President

  • Marzia Deodato


    Software Developer

  • Patty O’Callaghan

    Charles River Laboratories

    Tech Lead / Machine Learning GDE

  • Renuka Kelkar



  • Salih Guler

    AWS Amplify

    Senior Developer Advocate at AWS Amplify

  • Shourya Kelkar

  • Tomás Estrada

    1st Dan - JKS Scotland

  • Yogita Kumar

    Mobile App Developer, Blogger, Trainer

  • Divyanshu Bhargava


    Mobile Lead


JP Morgan Chase & Co logo

JP Morgan Chase & Co

Dresscode logo



  • Patty O'Callaghan

    Charles River Laboratories


  • José Enrique Calderón Sanz

    JP Morgan Chase & Co


  • Cleyra Uzcategui

    JPMorgan Chase & Co.


  • Lewis Shearer

    Jordanhill School

    Team member

  • Marzia Deodato