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Welcome to GDG Burnaby 🏔️🌄 (a.k.a. GDGBBY), Metro Vancouver's Google Developer Groups. We are a volunteer-run, community-driven official chapter of Google's worldwide developer network, known as Google Developer Groups (GDGs). We are an open, inclusive community of over 100 members focused on developer success.

Let's grow the community together 🙌. 


"Empowering Communities Through Technology: Our Vision for Google Developer Groups Burnaby"

At GDG Burnaby, we envision a world where technology is a force for positive change in every corner of society. Our non-profit, volunteer-run organization fosters innovation, collaboration, and inclusion within local communities. We believe uniting developers, enthusiasts, and tech professionals can create a brighter future for all.

Our Vision :

Inspire Innovation: We strive to inspire individuals to push the boundaries of technology, fostering a culture of continuous learning and creativity. We envision a world where every community member is empowered to develop groundbreaking solutions that address real-world challenges.

Foster Collaboration: We aim to catalyze collaboration, bridging the gap between diverse skill sets and backgrounds. Our vision is to create a platform where experts and novices can unite, exchange ideas, and build meaningful projects that benefit society.

Champion Inclusion: In our vision, diversity is celebrated, and inclusion is a core principle. We work tirelessly to create a welcoming and supportive environment where people from all walks of life can thrive, ensuring that technology's benefits are accessible to everyone.

Drive Social Impact: Google Developer Group aspires to be a driving force for positive social impact. We believe in using technology to address global challenges, from improving education and healthcare to tackling environmental issues and beyond. Our vision is to be at the forefront of tech-driven social change.

Empower Volunteers: We value our dedicated volunteers, who are the heart and soul of our organization. Our vision is to empower and support these passionate individuals, providing them opportunities for personal and professional growth as they contribute to our mission.

Together, we are Google Developer Group committed to making this vision a reality. Through our collective efforts, we believe we can transform the world through technology, leaving no one behind and creating a brighter, more inclusive future for all.


🎤 SPEAKERS

We always seek speakers for monthly meetups, Google events and other events. Please submit your talk here (DevFest 2023) if you have something extraordinary to share with the Burnaby/Lower Mainland tech community. We will contact you with further details if the topic excites our audience.

🤝VOLUNTEERS

As a community-run event, event volunteers are critical to our success! We need volunteers to help us in the in-person event. If you want to volunteer, please reach out in discord and send us an intro and some insights on how you can add value to our community.

🚀SPONSORS

GDG Burnaby is a volunteer-driven group dedicated to providing people of all skill levels free and low-cost access to professional networking and the opportunity to learn new technology skills in various formats. We rely on sponsors to defray the costs of our events, such as speaker fees, educational material, catering, equipment rental, and advertising our events to reach more people in our community. Get a sponsorship package from our drive 

🎟️COMMUNITY PARTNERS

Email us if your community is willing to partner with us for the upcoming Devfest conference. 

🎓 Scholarships: We're thrilled to announce that we're offering scholarships for DevFest 2023! If you're passionate about tech but need some financial assistance to attend, this is your chance. Please fill out our scholarship application, and we will reply.

📲Contact Us

For any further queries or communication, the best way is to contact the organizers directly via email at gdgburnabybc@gmail.com.


Joining GDG Burnaby is a two-step process:

First, create a GDG profile by clicking the Sign Up button: https://gdg.community.dev

Second, join GDG Burnaby by clicking the Join button: https://gdg.community.dev/gdg-burnaby/


Disclaimer: GDG Burnaby is an independent group; our activities and opinions should not be linked to Google, the corporation. To learn more about the GDG program, visit https://developers.google.com/community/gdg

We acknowledge all First Peoples of this land and celebrate their enduring connections to the country, knowledge and stories. We pay our respects to elders and ancestors past, present and emerging.

🦄 About GDG

Google Developer Groups (GDG) is the largest developer community in the world, with over 1000+ GDGs in 140+ countries around the globe. Each GDG is a local community hub of professional developers who share expertise and passion for Google’s developer technology.

GDG communities organize and coordinate activities centred around helping developers learn, connect, and grow while building a strong sense of belonging to the local and global Google Developer Groups community. 

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Vaishnavi Venkata Subramanian

GDG Lead Organizer
Electronic Arts

Jacky Yeu-Shih Tung

Co Organizer GDG Burnaby

Rajat Dipta Biswas

Co Organizer GDG Burnaby

Shivanshu Bansal

Google DSC President

Vandana Kala

UX Designer

waquas Mohammad

Machine Learning Engineer

Raymond Chan

Software Engineer
9GAG

Remya Nair

Database Administrator

Sam Huo

Software Architect

Samichi Saluja

AI Marketing Strategist

Riya Eliza

Graduate student
The University of British Columbia

Parm Dhillon

Bachelor of Computer Science Graduating 2026

Katie Hong

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