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GDG Devfest Hong Kong 2019 – Call for Speakers

GDG DevFest starts!

Most biggest Google relative technological, community, and developer event in Hong Kong on 23-Nov-2019.

Now we are calling for speakers

Do you do anything interesting thing about development recently? Or has experience with running communities want to share. You are the person we are looking for!

Not yet prepare the topic ready for speaking

We offer you some ideas The following are some of the ideas we provide but are not limited to these. As long as you have any cool things want to share, please don’t hesitate to share it with everyone.

Mobile & Web

  • Kotlin
  • Flutter / Dart
  • Material Design
  • Maps
  • Android
  • Google Play
  • Google Assistant (AoG)
  • AMP
  • PWA
  • Angular
  • Polymer
  • WebXR, AR & VR
  • Others

Cloud

  • ML Kit
  • Firebase
  • Containers & Kubernetes
  • Big Data
  • Serverless / Cloud Function
  • Others

Machine Learning

  • TensorFlow / Lite
  • AIY
  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Machine Learning
  • Others

 

Sign up right now!

Please subscribe to your session with the following information.

  1. Session title
  2. Outline in session description
  3. Session Type
  4. Level of expertise / Target audience
  5. Language

Session Format:

  1. Regular session (40 minutes)
  2. Workshop (40 minutes)
  3. Panel Discussion (40 minutes)

We can NOT commit full travel expenses for now.

Please send the information to [email protected]

Organisers 主辦

GDG Hong Kong
GDG Cloud Hong Kong
TensorFlow Hong Kong
Hong Kong Kotlin User Group

Sponsor 贊助

Google

Venue Sponsor 場地贊助


Department of Computer Science, City University of Hong Kong

Kotlin/Everywhere Hong Kong : “Kotlin as a Language for Concurrency” & Codelab

Date & Time: Sat, October 12, 2019 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM
Location: LT-15, Yeung Kin Man Academic Building City University of Hong Kong

Kotlin/Everywhere又返嚟啦!今次我地特意邀請了經驗Kotlin用家George Leung嚟同大家分享Kotlin作為一個並行性語言嘅心得!

聽完Talk隨即有Beginner程度Codelab學”Kotlin Basic and Functions”

今次仲有限量Kotlin/Everywhere T-shirt同其他精美紀念品送,先到先得!

*** All sessions are in CANTONESE (zh-yue-Hant-HK) ***
*** 此活動主要以廣東話/粵語進行 ***
###Please register in Eventbrite###
Register Link: https://gdghk-kotlinpart3.eventbrite.com

內容預告:
>> Talk “Kotlin as a language for concurrency” – George Leung
內容程度: 初級至中級
語言: 廣東話演說及英文slides

>> Codelab: “Kotlin Basic and Functions”
內容程度: 初級
語言: 廣東話演說及英文materials

參加者請帶備具有互聯網連接的筆記本電腦(PC,Mac或Chromebook)及電腦charger參與Codelab。

Codelab是初級程度,無需Kotlin / Coding經驗,但有基本Coding經驗會對理解codelab有幫助。至少見到Code唔會驚先!

Kotlin/Everywhere Hong Kong : A Day of Kotlin

### Please register in https://gdghk-kotlinday2019.eventbrite.com/ ###
*** CANTONESE (zh-yue-Hant-HK)/ Mandarin Sessions***

繼續Kotlin/Everywhere系列! 上次codelab活動Java轉Kotlin應該令大家初步體驗到Kotlin的精簡syntax及強大functions。 今次8月31日下午的A Day of Kotlin會帶大家再深入一點又廣闊一點地學習Kotlin的技巧及應用!我們特意邀請了台北亞太智能機器(APMIC)的宋豐价(Dave Sung)來分享使用Kotlin Coroutines在Android App處理API的心得,還有活躍於Developer Communities的OurSky分享Kotlin實現Microservices的實戰經驗,由Eillot Wong主講! 聽完Talk隨即有Codelab即場學用Kotlin寫native Android app! 今次仲有限量Kotlin/Everywher紀念品,先到先得!

內容程度: 初級

語言: 廣東話及英文slides,部分內容會按講者意願以廣東話/國語進行。

內容預告:

  • 13:00 “Kotlin + springboot + k8s = microservices” – Elliot Wong,OurSky,香港
  • 14:10 “When coroutines meet RESTful API in Android app” – 宋豐价(Dave Sung),亞太智能機器(APMIC),台北
  • 15:00 Codelab: Build an e-commerce Android app with Kotlin and Material Design

參加者請帶備具有互聯網連接的筆記本電腦(PC,Mac或Chromebook)參與Codelab,請預先安裝Android Studio 3.3或以上。 今次Codelab是初級程度,無需Kotlin/Mobile App開發經驗,但有基本Coding經驗會對理解codelab有幫助。只少見到Code唔會驚先!

活動會在City University of Hong Kong, 李達三葉耀珍學術樓(AC2), 1/F, LI 1503進行。

The 1st Global Voice & Travel Hackathon – Hong Kong Round

*** Some sessions will be conducted in CANTONESE/Mandarin ***
*** Must Register on Eventbrite http://gdghongkong.eventbrite.com/, NO walk-in due to security requirement of event venue ***

>> 12hours Hackathon! Win the Google Home Mini & 500 Euro Kiwi.com voucher by Learning & Hacking!

Date & Time: Sat, September 28, 2019 10:00 AM – 10:00 PM HKT
Location: Google Hong Kong Office

Let’s celebrate World Tourism Day by inviting everyone to redefine the travel experience using the Google Assistant. GDG Brno organizes the 🎉1st Global Voice & Travel Hackathon 👩🏻‍💻 👨🏻‍💻 inviting over 50 cities all over the world to build Travel topics Google Assistant applications. More about the global hackathon: https://www.voicehackathon.org

Each of the top 10 global winner teams will get 500 EUR voucher from Kiwi.com!

The Hong Kong round will be hosted by GDG Hong Kong on 28 Sept 2019(Sat) in Google Hong Kong office. The teams (3~5 participants per team) will have 12 hours to create their own Google Assistant Voice App, and do an 8mins presentation + 2mins Q&A. Our Hong Kong local round juries will choose the 3 winning teams, and the campaign team will take part in the Grand Finale 2-3 days after the local round by submitting a 2mins presentation video.

We have invited the Google Assistant Google Developer Expert Wolke Lin from TaiChung to be our hackathon mentor and jury! 🇹🇼👨🏻‍💻We also invited guests from GDG Shenzhen and Google Hong Kong to be our juries. 👏🏻👏🏻

The event is free admission and target for general public whether they are programmers, designers, marketers, or simply enthusiasts.

Training will be provided on 14 Sept 2019(strongly recommended for hackathon participants, register via https://gdghk2019-aogcodelab.eventbrite.com) & during the hackathon event day on 28 Sept 2019.

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>> Details of the Hong Kong Round Hackathon
Event/Workshop Language: Cantonese/Mandarin, English slides and materials

Content Level: Beginner

Hackathon Topic: Build a Travel topics related Google Assistant App
Hackathon Presentation: Each team performs 8mins presentation + 2mins Q&A of their Google Assistant App, in Cantonese/Mandarin/English

Judging Criteria:
・ Nice Idea: exciting, creative, innovative or unique
・Conversation Design: intuitive “human-like” conversation
・Functional Software Part: technologies applied, completeness

>> Prize for Champion(1 team), each team member will get:
・a Google Home Mini
・extra HKD 100 valued AIRSIM (https://www.airsim.com.hk/simcard)
・online learning platform credit (TBC)
・eligible to take part in the global Grand Finale

>> Prize for 1st Runner Up(1 team), each team member will get:
・a Google Home Mini
・extra HKD 100 valued AIRSIM
・online learning platform credit (TBC)

>> Prize for 2nd Runner Up(1 team), each team member will get:
・extra HKD 100 valued AIRSIM
・online learning platform credit

🎉Each participants(includes 3 winning teams) will get a HKD 50 valued AIRSIM! Special Thanks to AIRSIM! 😘

>>Things to Bring: **Each Team/ Each Individual Participant must bring a laptop** PC, Mac or Chromebook with the latest versions of the popular browsers. Remember to bring the charger.

>>What’s Google Assistant?
Google Assistant is an artificial intelligence-powered personal virtual assistant that enables conversations between you and Google to get things done. Google Assistant is available on mobile and smart home devices, already accessible on more than 1 Billion+ devices.

AoG Workshop: Build a personalized, Firebase powered Google Assistant App

*** CANTONESE (zh-yue-Hant-HK) sessions***
***Must Register on Eventbrite http://gdghongkong.eventbrite.com/ ***

Date & Time: Sat, September 14, 2019 10:30 AM – 1:30 PM HKT
Location: LT-15, Yeung Kin Man Academic Building City University of Hong Kong

• Preparatin Codelab for The 1st Global Voice & Travel Hackathon – Hong Kong Round

This AoG codelab is preparation workshop for the participants joining The 1st Global Voice & Travel Hackathon – Hong Kong Round(Register hackathon https://gdghk2019-aoghackathon.eventbrite.com). In this codelab, attendants will have a basic understanding of Actions on Google and will be able to create an APP for the Google Assistant.

Some seats are available for non-hackathon participants, you may consider to register the hackathon after this codelab event.

• What we’ll do
This time we will briefly go through the basic of Action of Google and Google Assistant, then we will do the code lab level 2 & 3. You’ll learn how to deploy a NodeJS AoG project to Firebase, define Dialogflow custom entities, request permission to s user information, store user preference and data in session or cross-conversations, handle user silence and cancellations, respond user with sound effects and visual responses.

• Google Assistant Developer Community Program
To encourage attendants to build great Google Assistant apps, Google(not GDG Hong Kong) has offered a developer community program. For all developers(not only attendants of this event) who submitted an eligible app to Google Actions directory before Sept 30, 2019 at 11:59 PM (PST) and successfully approved by Google, will get a Google Assistant t-shirt + cloud credits for a year, and may get a Google Home device for further checkpoint achieved. Read details and T&C in: https://developers.google.com/actions/community/

• What to bring
**Must bring a laptop** (PC, Mac or Chromebook)! The labs will run on all of the latest versions of the popular browsers. For the best experience, make sure your laptop has Chrome installed.

• Important to know
*Must Register on Eventbrite
*We may not let you join the event if you have no laptop on the event day.
*Make sure your laptop has enough battery or bring the charger.

• What’s Google Assistant?
Google Assistant is an artificial intelligence-powered personal virtual assistant that enables conversations between you and Google to get things done. Google Assistant is available on mobile and smart home devices, already accessible on more than 1 Billion+ devices.

Kotlin/Everywhere Hong Kong : Kotlin 101

*** This event is in CANTONESE (zh-yue-Hant-HK) only***
*** 此活動主要以廣東話/粵語進行 ***

*** 請經由 Eventbrite 報名 (十分重要) ***
###Please register in Eventbrite###
Register Link: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/kotlineverywhere-hong-kong-kotlin-101-tickets-65516719271

Want to get started with Kotlin, but don’t know where to begin? Join us for our Kotlin/Everywhere event.
Together we’ll work through a code lab of refactoring Java to Kotlin. You will know the syntax and features of Kotlin and get some hands-on experience.

Date & Time: Sat, July 27, 2019 10:00 AM – 1:30 PM
Venue: LT-10, Academic Building, City University of Hong Kong

Content level: Beginner
Language: Cantonese(廣東話), with English slides

10:00am Introduction to Kotlin
11:30am Break
11:40am Codelab – Refactoring to Kotlin
13:00pm Event ends

Attendees will need a laptop(PC, Mac or Chromebook) with an internet connection, You need to install Android Studio 3.3 or IntelliJ IDEA in advance.

Prior Kotlin experience is not assumed, but some programming experence will help you to understand the codelab faster. We will do our best to briefly introduce relevant concepts.

主辦|Organizer:
GDG Hong Kong

支持機構|Supporting Organization:
Department of Electrical Engineering, City University of Hong Kong

A Hands-on Introduction to TensorFlow 2.0 Beta

*** Must Register on Eventbrite to secure a spot, no walk-in will be entertained***
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In our August 19 meet-up, we’ve invited Josh Gordon, Developer Advocate at Google with TensorFlow to join us!

TOPIC:
A Hands-on Introduction to TensorFlow 2.0 Beta
By Josh Gordon, Developer Advocate, Google

WHAT TO EXPECT:
In this 90 minute tutorial, we will briefly introduce TensorFlow 2.0, then dive in to training neural networks. This tutorial is targeted at folks new to TensorFlow, and/or Deep Learning. Our goal is to help attendees get started efficiently and effectively, so they can continue learning on your own. Attendees will need a laptop with an internet connection, there is nothing to install in advance. Prior machine learning experience is not assumed. We will do our best to briefly introduce relevant concepts. The goal of our tutorial is not to teach you everything you need to know (of course), but to get you started and overcome any initial barriers, so you can continue learning on their own.

ABOUT THE SPEAKER:
Josh Gordon works on the TensorFlow team at Google, and teaches Applied Deep Learning at Columbia University and Pace University. He has over a decade of machine learning experience to share. You can find him on Twitter at https://twitter.com/random_forests
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Get your ticket at Eventbrite now: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/a-hands-on-introduction-to-tensorflow-20-beta-tickets-64954818611

 

主辦|Co-organizers:
GDG Hong Kong, TensorFlow Hong Kong

支持機構|Supporting Organization:
Department of Electrical Engineering, City University of Hong Kong

Women Techmakers 晚吹 : Mobile Apps 101

Date & Time: Tue, July 23, 2019 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM
Location: CG Marketing [Room 1911-13, 19/F Park-In Commercial Centre, 56 Dundas Street, Mong Kok]

7月WTM Happy Hour主題Mobile App 101! 除了歡迎行內朋友參加,特別希望讓唔熟呢行或者唔識Tech的朋友認識Mobile App行業的趨勢及開發技術! 小組形式,唔識都唔駛怕醜隨便問。歡迎任何性別。

歡迎黎同我地一齊把酒談Tech! 有小食。
請到Eventbrite報名 https://wtmhk-072019mobileapp101.eventbrite.com

關於Women Techmakers

Women Techmakers (WTM)是一個由Google支持的國際計劃,一直透過提供技術分享、資源、聚會,致力支持及凝聚在Technology行業女性,同時鼓勵更加女性加入此行業。

Facebook Page: WTMHongKong

主辦|Organizer:
Women Techmakers Hong Kong

支持機構|Supporting Organization:
CG Marketing

GDG Meet-up & Tech Talks on Firebase

*** Must Register on Eventbrite, no walk-in due to security requirement of event venue ***

We’ve invited Doug Stevenson, Developer Advocate at Google with Firebase to join our meet-up in July 2019.

>>Agenda
Talk: Build and scale serverless mobile apps with Firebase and Google Cloud
By Doug Stevenson, Developer Advocate, Google

Eventbrite Link: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/gdg-meet-up-tech-talks-on-firebase-tickets-63038924119#

I/O Extended 2019 Hong Kong

*** THIS EVENT IS IN CANTONESE (zh-yue-Hant-HK) ***
*** 此活動以廣東話/粵語進行 ***

Register Link: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/io-extended-2019-hong-kong-tickets-61979450204

Date And Time: June 15, 2019 10:00 AM – 12:30 PM
Location: Master Concept (5/F New Media Tower, 82 Hung To Road, Kwun Tong)

活動簡介:

一年一度嘅 Google I/O 已於5月7-9日舉行。

我地一班去咗I/O的GDG organizer/GDE及香港友好會親身分享I/O中的所見所聞。
想同我地一齊重溫過中精彩嘅發佈,重點更新既懶人包,或者係同一班志同道合嘅朋友交流。咁就記住要黎呢個活動啦。

而我們亦準備了由I/O帶回來禮物供抽獎。

門票有限,先到先得。

主辦|Co-organizers:

GDG Hong Kong, Women Techmakers Hong Kong

場地贊助|Venue Support:

Master Concept

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