Build With AI

British Columbia Institute of Technology, 3700 Willingdon Avenue, Burnaby, V5G 3H2

Witness cutting-edge AI applications in real-time. From Vertex AI and Duet AI to Gemini, see how these innovations are reshaping industries.

Apr 20, 8:00 PM – Apr 21, 1:00 AM



Key Themes

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About this event

Build with AI event is community-led technical workshops or hackathons hosted by Google Developer Groups (GDG). Events aim to help developers learn and apply their skills on GenAI trends and products from Google.

These events are meticulously designed to empower developers to both learn about and apply their skills to the latest trends and products in Generative AI, as offered by Google.

We warmly welcome developers from every corner of the tech sphere, including Backend, Android, and Flutter developers, and cater to all levels of expertise. Our aim is to provide an inclusive, enriching experience that fosters growth, innovation, and collaboration among tech enthusiasts eager to explore the frontiers of Generative AI.

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What to Expect at Build with AI 

​⚙️ Engaging Session Formats:

​Workshops: Tackle AI challenges and explore real-world solutions.

​Innovative Tech Demos: Experience the power of AI through live demonstrations of Google’s Vertex AI, Duet AI, and Gemini.

​Insightful Tech Talks: Absorb knowledge from industry leaders sharing the latest in AI's technical progression.

​Quickfire Lightning Talks: Enjoy bite-sized bursts of inspiration and information from our expert lineup.

​Personal Unplugged Stories: Hear the raw, slide-free narratives of those at the forefront of AI, sharing their journeys with no filters attached.


​Learning and Development: Advance your skills with workshops, demos and learn from the masters of the craft.

​Networking and Collaboration: Connect with fellow enthusiasts and professionals to expand your network and uncover collaborative opportunities.

​Innovation and Inspiration: Discover new use cases and innovative applications of AI that you can take back to your projects or organizations.

​🌐 A Space for Everyone:

​GDG Surrey is proud to create an inclusive environment that not only welcomes but also values diversity. Here, every participant is encouraged to share, learn, and contribute to the collective wisdom of the AI community.

​💡 Join Us:

​Mark your calendars for April 20, 2024, and prepare to immerse yourself in an event that’s set to inform, inspire, and ignite your passion for AI. From tech enthusiasts and seasoned developers to curious learners, Build with AI has something for everyone.

​Stay tuned for updates on the workshop schedules and speakers.

Code of Conduct

GDG Surrey is dedicated to offering a harassment-free experience for everyone, regardless of gender, age, sexual orientation, disability, physical appearance, race, or religion. We are committed to a welcoming environment that fosters open dialogue and mutual respect.


  • Respectful communication is paramount. Avoid demeaning, discriminatory, or harassing language and behavior.
  • Consent is crucial. Do not engage in unwelcome physical contact or attention.
  • Be mindful of your surroundings and fellow participants. Act with integrity and respect.

This code applies to all attendees, speakers, sponsors, volunteers, and staff at our events, both in-person and online environments.

Violations may result in actions ranging from warnings to expulsion without refund, at the discretion of the organizers. 

Please note: All attendees should bring their own laptops. You will need a personal gmail account and a Chrome browser to participate in the labs.

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April 20 – 21, 2024
8:00 PM – 1:00 AM UTC


  • Laurence Svekis

    Google Developer Expert, Workspace

  • Roman Jaquez

    Philips Health Systems

    Google Developer Expert in Flutter / Dart

  • Daryl Ducharme

    Google Inc.

    Regional Developer Advocate (North America) for Google Cloud

  • Eric Ampire

    Lottie Files

    Mobile Engineer

  • Margaret Maynard-Reid

    ML Engineer

  • Ryan Rad

    Northeastern University

    Assistant Professor Of Computer Science

  • Kevin Blanco


    Senior DevRel Advocate

  • Samichi Saluja

    ISSofBC Career Services

    Employer Relations Specialist

  • Wesley Chun

    Principal, CyberWeb Consulting

  • Lenka Pitonakova

    Qubiq Interactive

    Research and Education Software Engineer / Tech Clinical Counsellor

  • Ahmad Awais

    Google Developer Expert


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  • Priti yadav

    Noddle Care Inc.

    GDG Organizer

  • Yashi Girdhar

    Software Developer, Event Manager

  • Sam Huo

    Senior Software Developer, Mentor

  • Sowndarya Venkateswaran

    Data Scientist, Instructor

  • Riya Eliza

    The University of British Columbia

    Graduate student | Mentor

  • Darshan Parikh

    Autodesk Inc.

    Android Engineer | Co - Organizer

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