DevFest 2019

GDG Milton Keynes are proud to announce our annual DevFest 2019 on: Saturday 9 November 2019 at BSI Kitemark Court Join new and experienced developers, entrepreneurs, local business leaders, attendees and special guests from the Milton Keynes and surrounding areas. Experience keynotes, talks and get hands-on training in codelabs with Google expert trainers covering everything from Android, G Su

Nov 9, 2019, 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM

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About this event

GDG Milton Keynes are proud to announce our annual DevFest 2019 on:

Saturday 9 November 2019 at BSI Kitemark Court

Join new and experienced developers, entrepreneurs, local business leaders, attendees and special guests from the Milton Keynes and surrounding areas.

Experience keynotes, talks and get hands-on training in codelabs with Google expert trainers covering everything from Android, G Suite, Kotlin, Firebase, Machine Learning, GCP, Dialogflow, Google Assistant and much more.

So hurry to book your free slot at the Google DevFest Milton Keynes 2019 where you can spend a day geeking out, chatting to like-minded people and learning in a fun environment.

Agenda
Atrium (Main Hall)
10.00 - 10.05
Robert Lee | GDG Milton Keynes Lead
Welcome to DevFest 2019 and announcing the competition for the best Tweet, YouTube comment and LinkedIn post

10.10 - 10.50
Marc Cohen | Developer Advocate, Google Cloud Platform at Google
Talk: Learn How to Build a State of the Art Machine Learning Model

10.55 - 11.40
Pietro Maggi | Android Developer Advocate at Google
Talk: Android App Bundle and Dynamic Delivery

11.45 - 12.30
Alex Palcuie | Site Reliability Engineer at Google
Talk: Getting Started with Site Reliability Engineering

12.30 - 13.30
Lunch in Atrium (Main Hall)

13.30 - 13.35
Robert Lee | GDG Milton Keynes Lead
Announcing the competition winners for the best Tweet, YouTube comment and LinkedIn post for the morning

13.35 - 14.20
Martin Hawksey | Chief Innovation, Technology and Community Officer at Association for Learning Technology, UK
Talk: The Google Analytics of Things

14.25 - 15.00
Alicia Williams | Developer Advocate, G Suite and Google Cloud Platform
Talk: Data Analysis with G Suite and GCP

15.05 - 15.10
Robert Lee | GDG Milton Keynes Lead
Closing DevFest 2019, special presentation to The Pace Centre, competition winners for the best Tweet, YouTube comment and LinkedIn post for the afternoon

Room - Harrington
10.10 - 10.50
Amel Bennaceur | Lecturer in Computing and Communications at The Open University
Talk: Machine Learning and Software Engineering: Separated by the Same Language πŸ‡¬πŸ‡§|πŸ‡ΊπŸ‡Έ

10.55 - 11.40
Sharon Rai | Entrepreneur Development Manager at NatWest Entrepreneur Accelerator
Talk: Pitch Perfect!

11.45 - 12.30
Jamie Mackay | Employment Expert at MAKEMEAVIDEOCV
Talk: How to land the dev job you really want

12.30 - 13.30
Lunch in Atrium (Main Hall)

13.35 - 14.20
Thomas Harrison | Commercial Engagement Manager at BSI
Talk: Leaping from Concept to Commercialisation for Entrepreneurs and Developers

14.25 - 14.55
Luke Thompson | Occupational Therapist and Assistive Technology Lead, The Pace Centre
Talk: Our Google Assistant Dream

Room - Kitemark Theatre (Codelabs)
Come prepared for Codelabs with a personal laptop + charger running Chrome, your gmail account and login set up and Android Studio 3.3+ or IntelliJ IDEA installed

10.10 - 10.50
Alicia Williams | Developer Advocate, G Suite and Google Cloud Platform
Codelab: Bring data, Machine Learning (ML and loads more!) to G Suite with the power of Apps Script

10.55 - 11.40
Martin Hawksey | Chief Innovation, Technology and Community Officer at Association for Learning Technology, UK
Talk: Think Voice First: Rapidly building zero cost conversational interfaces in G Suite with Dialogflow

11.45 - 12.30
Marc Cohen | Developer Advocate, Google Cloud Platform at Google
Codelab: Build a Digit Classification model on a Google TPU Using Keras and TensorFlow

12.30 - 13.30
Lunch in Atrium (Main Hall)

13.35 - 14.20
Pietro Maggi | Android Developer Advocate at Google
Codelab: Refactoring to Kotlin

14.25 - 14.55
Ognyan (Oggy) Hayverov | Android Developer at Pulselive
Talk: The importance of Test Driven Development (TDD)

Feel free to book directly in meetup here or on eventbrite (but don' t book on both)
https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/devfest-milton-keynes-2019-tickets-77858712505

Organizers

  • Robert Lee

    REAS Group

    GDG Lead Organizer

  • Jason Berryman

    418.dev

    GDG Lead Organiser

  • Sam Head

    REAS Group Ltd

    GDG Organizer

  • Robin Lee

    REAS Group Ltd

    GDG Organizer

  • Ngozi Thomas

    GDG Organizer

  • Elliot Bolt

    GDG Organizer

  • Feiazie Baksh

    REAS Group

    Digital Solutions Architect

  • Ariadni Argyropoulou

    REAS Group

    Organiser

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