Build Actions for Your Community | Firebase Firestore Demo

GDG Reading & Thames Valley
Thu, Jul 12, 2018, 6:30 PM (BST)

About this event

Learn how to build Actions for the Google Assistant by our amazing new WTM Actions on Google GDE, Amanda Cavallaro!! Amanda is going to give us a short talk on how to build actions and then dive straight into the code with a lab that she presented in Madrid at the WTM conference last weekend. Prepare to be hands-on!

Watch a demonstration of the Firebase Firestore and its real time facility, along with another specific area of the program called Firebase Functions by Jules Ham, one of the co-founders of Apps In The Sky.

We also have some cool swag to share!

What is this event about?
This is part of a global initiative supported by Google Developers and the Assistant Team.

6.30 PM Food, drink & networking
7.00 PM Welcome & Intros
7:10 PM Conversational Experiences with Google Actions by Amanda Cavallaro
8:15 PM Firebase Firestore demo by Jules Ham

Amanda Cavallaro is a software developer, passionate about Cloud technologies, Human-Computer Interactions and Chatbots. During the day she works at, when the sun goes down she wears her cape of Google Developer Expert for Google Assistant and is a Women Techmakers Lead and Community Organiser at GDG Cloud London. You can speak to her in Portuguese, English, Italian and a little of Japanese. You can find more info about her on her website:

Jules Ham is one of the co-founders of Apps In The Sky, the mobile app specialists, whilst also being a master of many trades having commercial experience as diverse as mobile apps, back-end servers, web apps and enterprise databases. He has developed apps and systems for use in highly secure, results-focused environments and advocates creative yet millimetrically-perfect design.

• What to bring
Laptop and your ideas