DevFest NYC 2023: The Tech Event of the Year

The Times Center, 242 West 41st Street, New York, 10036

DevFest NYC 2023 is a must-attend event for anyone interested in tech and innovation. Get your tickets today!

Nov 11, 2023, 3:00 – 11:30 PM


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About this event

📣 DevFest NYC 2023 is the biggest and best ever!

🗽On November 11th, The Times Center will be transformed into an innovation and learning hub where you can meet the best and brightest from the tech and business worlds and hear their insights on the latest trends and technologies

From AI/ML to Web to Cloud, you'll learn everything you need to know to stay ahead of the curve. And with famous speakers, keynotes, panels, food, drinks, and fun, you're sure to have a blast.

🤝Join us for an exciting day of learning, networking, and fun!

Doors Open at 10am

⭐️Be sure to visit the New York Times recruiting booth before 2 pm!

10am - 10:30am Breakfast: Fuel up for a day of learning and networking with a delicious breakfast.

10:30am Stage and Hall Open: Explore the hall and check out the booths from Google and other leading companies.

Seating in the Stage is first come, first serve!

10:45am Welcome: Get welcomed to the event and learn more about what's in store for the day.

10:50 am Kristen Dudish, VP of Product Design, The New York Times

11:05 am Meet and hear from the Google Chrome, Google Maps, Google Government and Policy and Developer Relations teams: Learn about the latest and greatest from Google, and get a chance to ask questions to the experts.

11:05 Naveen Nigam, Google

11:30 Una Kravets, Google

11:50 Rick Viscomi, Google

12:10 Kate Smith, Google

12:30 Kevin Lee, Google

12:50 - 1:50 am Lunch in the Hall, check out the booths with products and swag: Enjoy a delicious lunch and browse the booths to learn more about the latest products and services from Google and other leading companies. 

1:50 pm Stage Opens

2:00 pm AI/ML Track: Learn about the latest trends and developments in AI and ML from leading experts in the field.

2:00 pm Women Techmakers Intro - Rana Abdelhamid (Google) and Madona Wambua (Jibu Labs)

2:00 pm Women in AI Panel - Meet Famous Speakers and the Women Techmakers Team - join us for an inspiring panel discussion with some of the most influential women in the US

Moderator: Natalia Villalobos, VP, NY Times, Former Googler


Jaclyn Rice Nelson, Co-Founder + CEO, Tribe AI

Kavya Kopparapu, Research Engineer, Deepmind Google

Karla Palmer, Manager, AI for Social Good Google

Kaitlin Ardiff, Senior AI Engineer, Google

3:00 pm Josh Alphonse, ByteDance

3:20 pm Maddie Shang, OpenMined

Gen AI training program perfect for:

  • Developers who want to learn AI and ML
  • Data scientists who want to expand their skill set
  • Business professionals who want to understand how AI and ML can be used to transform their businesses
  • 💻 A laptop is optional

4:20 pm Roya Kandalan, Aware

4:40 pm Ume Habiba, Kode with Klossy

4:50 pm Chris Grimm, Google

5:10 pm Naveen Nigam, Google

5:30 pm Thank you to all the volunteers!

5:30 pm Event Reception: Hors d'oeuvres and a DJ: Enjoy delicious hors d'oeuvres, non alcoholic beverages and dance the night away with a live DJ.

6:30 pm Close: Thank you for attending!

🎟️ Tickets are just $20 and support GDG NYC, a community organization that brings cutting-edge tech education and networking opportunities to everyone. Get yours today!

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See you at The Times Center, designed by Renzo Piano - a premier event venue in the heart of Manhattan!



Saturday, November 11, 2023
3:00 PM – 11:30 PM UTC


  • Naveen Nigam


    Head of Developer Ecosystems - North America

  • Natalia Villalobos

    The New York Times

    VP, Inclusion Strategy & Execution at The New York Times

  • Una Kravets


    Web DevRel CSS & DevTools Lead

  • Rick Viscomi


    Staff DevRel Engineer

  • Kate Smith (She/her)


    Program Manager, Technical Customer Experience and Developer Solutions

  • Sequoyah Patrick


    Program Manager, Global Lead- Women Techmakers

  • Rana Abdelhamid


    Global Marketing and Partnership Lead

  • Madona Wambua

    Jibu Labs

    Founder & CTO

  • Madeleine Shang


    Sr. ML / Research Engineer

  • Roya Kandalan

    The Cigna Group

    Senior Research Scientist

  • Ume Habiba




  • Eva Sofianos

    GDG Bronx


  • Linda Kovacs


    Software Engineer


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  • Ralph Yozzo


    GDG Organizer

  • Anna Nerezova

    GDG Organizer

  • Bhavik Chopra

    Pace University

    Computer Science Graduate Student

  • Shivika Arora

    JP Morgan

    Executive Director, Product

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