[GDG NYC] January Meetup - Entrepreneurs Nights

Mon, Jan 9, 2017, 5:00 PM (EST)

About this event

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Please note that we'd like to include in this event an informal Entrepreneurs discussion.  If you'd like to propose a talk about an idea for business that you've been thinking about or working on please use this form:  https://bit.ly/gdgny-speaker-signup  (you can include the word "Entrepreneur" in the talk abstract)  

5:30pm Doors Open

6:00pm Discussion about Entrepreneurial ideas and LIGHTNING TALKS

6:15 pm Lightning Talk: "Camlistore: Your Personal Data Store For Life" 

Speaker Bio: Clive Boulton & Don Phan

Abstract: From Billionaires to Moms, some people care deeply about preserving their family photos, this lightning talk about Brad Fitzpatrick's 20 percent time talk at Google will talk about the projects aim, capabilities and technologies (GoLang, Android). How they marry up with NYC focus on Blockchain technologies.

6:30pm FEATURED TALK: "How to Open Source an Android Application"

Abstract: In this talk, Mikhail Nakhimovich will be going through the steps he took at NY Times to take something from an idea and transform it into a full fledged open source library on Maven Central.  Topics will include project structure, signing up for public maven account, creating PGP keys and all the other gritty details the internet doesn't tell you about.

Speaker Bio: Mikhail Nakhimovich is a senior Android developer at the New York Times and a Google Developer Expert in Android.

7:30pm Lightning Talk: "3 reasons why Kotlin should be on your road-map"

Kotlin is a JVM Language that is growing in use and popularity especially in the Android community. In this lightning talk Ken will give a quick overview of the language, it's capabilities and uses, and the tools available to get started with Kotlin.

Speaker Bio: Kenneth Ford is a Back-End Software Engineer for Capital One. He writes Java for most of his day but plays around with Python, Go, and lately Kotlin. Before Capital One he was an intern for UnitedHealth Group and Bachinit.

8:00pm "High school students working with GDG"

We will introduce Brooklyn Tech High School Students. Their club is called "CWTC Administrators BTHS Club"   CWTC stands for "Connecting with Tech Companies"

8:30pm Survey & Wrap-Up

9:00pm Doors Close