DevFest Kisii 2023

Kwanza place, Kisii - Kisumu Road, Kisii, 40200

Welcome to Devfest Kisii Edition 2023. GDG Kisii brings together Developers, Innovators, tech enthusiasts, and entrepreneurs on a weekend of community-led technical learning and a shared passion for technology. Be sure to RSVP!

Nov 4, 2023, 6:00 AM – 1:00 PM


Key Themes

AndroidAngularCloudCommunity BuildingDevFestFirebaseFlutterMachine LearningWeb

About this event

About DevFest 

DevFest is an annual event hosted by the Google Developers Groups worldwide to bring technology closer to developers. 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 and technology.

The event will include speaker sessions, code labs, lightning sessions, study jams, and training with speakers from Google, Google Developers Experts, Women Techmaker Ambassadors, Startup founders, and entrepreneurs.

Want to Speak at DevFest Kisii ?

DevFest Kisii 2023 will cover multiple product areas such as Android, Firebase, Google Cloud Platform, Google Assistant, Flutter, machine learning with TensorFlow, Mobile Web, lightning talks, and much more.

Speaking of being a part of it, you've got options! You can submit a talk or workshop proposal that's around 30 minutes long. And guess what? There's no limit to your brilliance; submit multiple proposals if you've got 'em. We'll sift through them and pick what tickles our tech-loving fancy the most. Simply submit through the link:

Speakers Note:

Please note that the community is currently not in a position to cater for your travel and accommodation expenses. While we regret that we are unable to provide direct financial support, please rest assured that our team is committed to assisting you in finding the best and most cost-effective options for your journey to DevFest Kisii. This includes but is not limited to Visa Letter recommendation, accommodation options, and much more.

Consent statement

By entering the event premises, you consent to photography, audio recording, and video recording of yourself and your voice. You also consent to the release, publication, exhibition, or reproduction of any and all recorded media of your appearance, voice, and name for any purpose whatsoever in perpetuity in connection with the event and its organizers, including, by way of example only, use on websites, in social media, news and advertising.

We respect your privacy and we would like to ensure you have a notable moments of DevFest Kisii 2023. Should you prefer not to be involved in any photography, Videography, audios and the likeliness, Please notify our organizing team prior or during the event. Our team will make every effort to accommodate your request and ensure your privacy is respected.

If you have any questions or concerns about this consent statement, please contact the event organizers at [].



Saturday, November 4, 2023
6:00 AM – 1:00 PM UTC


Attendees check-ins and Tag collection
Welcome | About GDG
AI for economic inclusivity & Empowerment
Avoiding common pitfalls in AI/ML Design
Soft Skills for Developers
Leveraging Soft Skills for Effective Software Development
Design Principles for UI/UX: Crafting Compelling User Experience
Game Development 101
Beyond the Bug: Explore Cyber Security in Development
Making Impact and Confidence in Boosting Open Source Contribution
Lunch Break
Beyond Documentation: The Art of Story Telling in Technical Writing
Community Partners - Lighting Talk
WTM Kisii Dinner


  • Dr Ronald Tombe

    African Institute of Indigenous Knowledge Systems node, Kisii University, Kenya

    Program Coordinator, Lecturer

  • Anesu Makwasha

    Tose Tech LTD

    CEO & Founder

  • Teresa Abuya

    Kisii University

    Cisco Certified Instructor

  • Edinah Nyaboke Kangwana, MBS, MHC.

    Arise Circle KE

    Founder & CEO

  • Latifa Noor

    Pwani Teknowgalz

    Co-Founder PsychBeing & Mentor

  • Peris Bosibori

    Lecturer, Kisii Polytechnic| Business Owner

  • Hillary Nyakudi

    Localization Lead

  • Kelvin Kiprop

    Alternate Limited

    Software Engineer

  • Shem Tom

    Indie Game Developer

  • Felix Masigwa

    Kabarak University

    Cybersecurity Student & Robotics Enthusiast

  • Brian Mugo

    Open Source Contibutor


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Propel logo


SheCodes Africa Kisii logo

SheCodes Africa Kisii

Finda logo


GDSC Kisii University logo

GDSC Kisii University

GDSC Keroka technical training institute logo

GDSC Keroka technical training institute


  • Collins Jumah

    Strategic Partnership

  • Anne Mburu

    WTM Ambassador| Speakers Coordinator

  • Lina Mwakitawa

    WTM Ambassador | Media and Communication Lead

  • Faith Wanyangu

    WTM Ambassador | Strategic Planner

  • Paul Ogolla

    Technical Lead

  • Andrew Mbugua

    Liquid Telekom

    Speakers Coordinator

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Featured Attendees

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  • Alfred Matongo

    Komaza Forestry

    Test Analyst

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  • Stevary Bosuben

    TechGraft Consultancy