DevFest Holidays Extravaganza

GDG New Brunswick
Sat, Dec 8, 2018, 11:00 AM (EST)

About this event

Let's get together for another, big event of the year - DevFest. We will have talks, we will have codelabs, workshop, hackathons and lots of cool gadgets to win. We will also celebrate holidays, so we can have fun while we learn.This is going to be epic! Join the slack channel #devfest18 for more details - System Requirements for Codelabs, and ARCore Workshop, Hackathon Ideas and Judging Criteria, and prizes to win.

**** Special Announcement - Best, first-time female speaker Awardee gets a Google Home Hub ****

RSVP Here:

Join our slack channel at

11:00AM - Welcome and Networking. Wear your ethnic best for a chance to win a Google Home Mini.
11:20AM - Pulling the Strings of Web DX by Westbrook Johnson
11:40AM - Material Design 2.0 by Ernest Grzybowski
12:00PM - Speed up Android Development with Jetpack by Vikram Mada
12:20PM - Observables with RxJS by Purnima Nagpal
12:40PM - Feast n Play (There will be prizes - 4 Google Chromecasts to be won)
1:00PM - Track 1:
Session: Google Cloud - All you can code buffet - Speaker TBA
CodeLabs: Qwiklabs (Chance to win 3 Google Home mini(s) for completing full 'quests' within a week)
1:00PM - Track 2: ARCore Workshop (Chance to win a Daydream VR headset. Complete this workshop, i.e. having the completed app deployed on an android phone)
1:00PM - Track 3: Mini-Hackathon -
Topics -
AI for Social Good -,
Visualize 2030 -
Team with the best new idea, or best adaptation of existing idea and execution will win "Google Home". Must join Slack Channel for more details, including resources, starter kits, judging criteria, presentation templates. Teams will start forming, a week in advance, on Slack Channel.
4:00PM - Selection of winners and prize giveaways. Concluding remarks, 4:15PM - [Optional] Head over to nearby bar for after-party! Also on-the-house.

Code of Conduct:
All members of the Google Developer Group (New Brunswick) are expected to adhere to our Code of Conduct.
• Be nice.
• Be respectful and constructive.
• Be collaborative.

Harassment of any kind (physical, verbal, digital) will not be tolerated and can potentially lead to expulsion from events, or even from the community.
A more detailed version of the Code of Conduct is posted here (
P.S. - Calling all who would like to present at the meetup. And, the volunteers who would like to help organize the event. Please send out a message to me.