GDG Reading & Thames Valley DevFest 2016 - Free giveaways & exciting talks

GDG Reading & Thames Valley
Sat, Nov 19, 2016, 9:30 AM (GMT)

About this event

Reading and Thames Valley DevFest is back!!  

Reading and Thames Valley DevFest 2016

Join us for a full day of exciting presentations and workshops centered around Google's web technologies, Cloud platform, mobile development, big data and machine learning technologies. 

Speakers  include: 

• Sharif Salah - The beginners guide to machine learning for Android developers

• Mete Atamel - Building ASP.NET apps on Google Cloud Platform

• Gustav Maskowitz - How Google works with and helps startups on Cloud technologies

• Robert Kubis - Overview of GCP 

• Jia-Wen Choo - Introduction to R (data analysis) with codelab

• Chris Guest - Kubernetes, Pi and Docker

• Florian Rathgeber - Jupyter Notebooks

• Nana Fifield -  Hackathon - behind the scenes 

• Perusha Moodley on Tensorflow 

Codelabs include: 

R, R-Studio and Shiny with Jia-Wen Choo: Data scientists seem to be divided into R and Python camps. Both languages are well entrenched in the community and highly sought after skillsets today. If you don't know anything about R now is your chance to see what it is all about. 

Developing for Tango with Unity - Joe Reeve: we will be learning about development for the Tango Augmented Reality Platform (, learning about the underlying technology and how to build upon and combine many of the examples to build unique and personal apps.The key point we want people to understand is how easy it is to build seemingly complex apps

Angular 2 with Atif Khan: 

In this codelab, you'll learn how to deploy, monitor, debug, and scale a Node.js & Angular 2 web application on Google Cloud Platform

Panel: "Ask a Googler" with Robert Kubis, Sharif Salah, Gustav Maskowitz: 

Panel discussion around BigData / Machine Learning / Kubernetes / GCP. A chance to ask questions to the technical team joining us for the day. They travel the world giving talks, labs and training companies on Google technology and they are at our disposal for an hour! Prepare your questions!


Get your hands on some freebies, Google Cardboards, Chromecasts, stickers, etc... Limited quantity, first come first serve. 

What's more our partner O'Reilly is sponsoring a free e-book for every attendee (you do have to show up to qualify - the URL will be provided on the day). You will have a choice from the following exciting selection:

Call for speakers: 

If you would like to speak at our event please fill in the attached form and we will be in touch! 

Book your slot and stay tuned.... the site will be updated with speakers and demos, etc.

A sneaky peak of some of the SWAG - spot prizes across the day;