DevFest Pwani 2023

The Aga Khan Academy, Mombasa, Oceanic Road, Mombasa, 80100

DevFest Pwani 2023: The ultimate tech event for developers on the Kenyan coast. Join us for DevFest Pwani 2023, learn from the industry's best, network with other developers, and build your skills. With tracks ranging from web development to mobile development to cloud and machine learning, there is something for everyone.

Nov 25, 2023, 5:00 AM – 2:00 PM


Key Themes

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About this event

We'll have a wide range of topics covered, from web development to mobile development to machine learning. There will also be workshops and networking opportunities.

Whether you're a beginner or a seasoned pro, DevFest Pwani 2023 is the event for you. So don't miss out, register today!

DevFests are local tech conferences hosted by Google Developer Groups (GDG) around the world. 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.



Saturday, November 25, 2023
5:00 AM – 2:00 PM UTC


Arrival & Registration
Open Remarks & GDG Keynote (Main Hall)
Keynote: Leveraging Developer Communities (Main Hall) for Growth
Partners Keynote: Moringa School (Main Hall)
Partners Keynote: Payd (Main Hall)
Web Keynote (Main Hall)
Android Keynote (Main Hall)
Cloud/AI Keynote: AI-driven Swahili Localization in Open Source: Bridging Communities, Cultures, and Code (Main Hall)
Alpha Breakout Room: Performant Rendering with Jetpack Compose (Lightning Talk)
Bravo Breakout Room: Enhancing Authentication Security (Lightning Talk)
Charlie Breakout Room: Enhancing UI Intuitiveness with Flutter Animation (Lightning Talk)
Delta Breakout Room: Scaling Large Language Models for Natural Language Processing on Vertex AI (Lightning Talk)
Alpha Breakout Room: Transforming Farmer's Lives Using Android in Kenya
Bravo Breakout Room: Art of OpenAPI Driven Development
Delta Breakout Room: How to get started with Large Language Models and Generative AI using Vertex AI on GCP
Group photo + Lunch (Main Hall)
Alpha Breakout Room: It's a Modularised world
Bravo Breakout Room: Authentication with Firebase
Charlie Breakout Room: Unleashing Flutter's Magic: Crafting Exquisite User Interfaces with Widgets, Animations and Design: PDF Creation in Flutter
Delta Breakout Room: Building LLM Applications With LangChain and PALM API
Alpha Breakout Room: Building for Automotive OS & Android Auto
Bravo Breakout Room: PDF Creation in Flutter
Charlie Breakout Room: Jetpack Glance Widgets: Crafting a Seamless Experience
Delta Breakout Room: Building Effective Sentiment Analyzers with TensorFlow: A Practical Workshop
Alpha Breakout Room: Best Practices for Cryptography and Key Exchange in Android
Bravo Breakout Room: Building PWA with Angular: Using PWAFIRE
Charlie Breakout Room: Building Beautiful UIs with Flutter
Delta Breakout Room: Leveraging Computer Vision in the Health sector
Closing Remarks + Networking (Main Hall)


  • Khadija Abdul


    DevRel Community Manager

  • Benaiah Wepundi


    Chief Maverick

  • Rose Oketch

    Moringa School

    Team Lead

  • James Mwai


    GDE and CTO

  • Abel Masila

    Cass AI

    Staff Software Engineer

  • Hillary Nyakudi

    Localization Lead

  • Chris Muga


    Software Engineer

  • Felix Jumason

    Frontend Developer

  • Antony Wugoma

    Pwani Teknowgalz

    Code Instructor

  • Victor Ashioya



  • Harun Wangereka

    Apollo Agriculture

    Sofware Engineer - Android

  • Marvin Hosea


    Founder and Managing Director

  • Ivy Wahome

    Flutter Developer

  • Frank Tamre


    Engineering Manager

  • Victoria Mutai

    Assent Inc

    Software Developer

  • Jack Siro

    Software Engineer & Tech Writer

  • Derrick Mwiti

    GDE Machine Learning

    Layer AI, Data Scientist

  • Benard Ngoda


    IOS/ Android Developer

  • Jacquiline Gitau

    WTM Ambassador

    Building a Data Layer that fits your overall app architecture

  • Brayan Kai

    Data Scientist & Technical Writer

  • Jilks Smith


    Android Engineer

  • Chris Achinga

    Software Engineer

  • Lina Mwakitawa

    WTM Ambassador & Pwani Teknowgalz Mentor

  • Farah Abdirahman


    Software Developer