Pacific Region DevFest

GDG Los Angeles Android
Fri, Oct 16, 2020, 10:00 AM (PDT)

About this event

GDG LA Android is proud to be promoting the Pacific Region Devfest, put on for the benefit of all GDGs in the Pacific region. Special thanks to GDG San Fernando Valley for organizing. 

You will be able to watch the live stream on YouTube! There will be opportunities for Q&A.


Come learn about Machine Learning, Firebase, Android and more at the Pacific Region Devfest!


Bob van Luijt - Semantic Search on GCP with the Weaviate vector search engine

During this presentation, we will discuss how Weaviate works, what use cases you can solve with it, and we will live-build document search engine and perform some of the out-of-the-box classification features.

Sean McQuillan - On the road to Compose

Developer Advocate @ Google. Sean has a decade of experience as a startup engineer in San Francisco where he learned how to build successful apps. Sean is passionate about building high quality products - quickly. When he is not working on Android you can find him fiddling on the piano or crocheting hats.

Jetpack Compose is a new UI toolkit for Android that lets you write less code to build powerful Material applications. It’s currently being developed in the open. In this talk you will learn what Jetpack Compose is and how it can simplify your code, increase reusability, and help avoid bugs.

Iñaki Villar - Building Android Projects with kts


Friday, Oct 16
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM (PDT)