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《城市創科大挑戰》City I&T Grand Challenge – Calling for Applications

「城市創科大挑戰」現正接受申請。

由創新科技署主辦,香港科技園協辦,GDG Hong Kong支持的「城市創科大挑戰」現邀各位參加(包括小學、中學、大專院校學生組以及公開組)在今年大挑戰的「智創香港新常態」主題,和「環境的可持續發展」和「保持社交聯繫」副題下,提出創意構思,以協助香港社會適應新的生活方式和應付未來的挑戰。

参賽截止日期: 2021年6月30日

要獲取更多「城市創科大挑戰」的資料,可瀏覽網站: www.citytechgc.hk

The inaugural City Innovation and Technology Grand Challenge is now open for application.

The Grand Challenge is organised by the Innovation and Technology Commission of the Hong Kong SAR Government. Google Developer Groups Hong Kong (GDG Hong Kong) is a supporting organisation, The Grand Challenge is now inviting all (including, Students, from primary school, secondary school to universities and tertiary education institutes, and the public) to submit innovative ideas to help the community to adapt to the new ways of living and prepare for future challenges under the theme of “Innovating for Hong Kong’s new normal”, and two subthemes of “Environmental Sustainability” and “Social Connectivity”.

Deadline for application: 30 June 2021

More details about the Grand Challenge are available at : www.citytechgc.hk

Ho Jeng AR – “Behind the Scene”

[好正呀!! 好正呀!! 好正呀!!]

一個月前 Google HK 特別為香港人推出左隻 app 叫 Ho Jeng AR !!!隻App 大人細路都啱玩,但原來入面都用左好多Google AI 同 AR 技術。

今次GDG 請左 Google Partner Innovation Team 既人,係下個星期一 (23/11) 同大家分享下係 Ho Jeng AR 呢左app 入面,用左咩AI,AR 技術去訓練模型同製作程式。

主題:Ho Jeng AR – “Behind the Scene”
日期: 2020年11月23日
時間: 19:00 – 20:00
形式:Online Event
語言:英文 (Englsih)

報名連結:https://gdg.community.dev/e/m9vtk3/

DevFest Hong Kong 2020 with GDG, DSC, WTM

10月除左有4日連假食野增磅,仲有4日DevFest學野增值!

DevFest Hong Kong 2020 with GDG, DSC, WTM下星期六10月10日連續兩個weekend ONLINE! 共24個Talk! 3個hands-on workshop! 涵蓋ML, Web, Android, Flutter, Cloud, UX, Kotlin, Google Assistant, Map!

Not only a long weekend holiday, there is also 4days DevFest in the exciting October!!

DevFest Hong Kong 2020 with GDG, DSC, WTM will start from next Saturday, 10 October, two weekends ONLINE! A total of 24 Talk! 3 hands-on workshops! Covering ML, Web, Android, Flutter, Cloud, UX, Kotlin, Google Assistant, Map!
Free online event. Stay Tuned for the Livestream link to be announced later next week.

[詳情及報名 Details & Register]

DevFest 2020 TW & HK Official website: https://devfest2020.web.app/

Co-hosts:

Support:

Partner:

  • 香港資訊科技界工會 Hong Kong Information Technology Workers’ Union https://hkitwu.org/

Special Thanks to:

GDG Devfest Hong Kong 2020 – Call for Speakers

GDG DevFest starts – 4-day Online DevFest!

Most biggest Google relative technological, community, and developer event in Hong Kong on 10,11,17,18-Oct-2020.
Due to concerns around the coronavirus (COVID-19), our DevFest will become online.

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

Women Techmakers (WTM)

  • 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 & Duration
  4. Level of expertise / Target audience
  5. Language
  6. Online Event Format (Real-time / Provide video / …)

Session Type:

  1. Regular session (20/40 minutes)
  2. Workshop (20/40/60 minutes)
  3. Panel Discussion (20/40 minutes)

Please send the information to [email protected]

Co-hosts 聯合主辦

GDG Hong Kong
DSC CityU
DSC HKU
DSC HKUST
Women Techmakers Hong Kong

Sponsor 贊助

Google

Support

TensorFlow Hong Kong
Hong Kong Kotlin User Group

Partner
Hong Kong Information Technology Workers’ Union (香港資訊科技界工會)

GDG Hong Kong’s ML Series 2020

於5月23日至24日這個Weekend,為大家帶來5個Online Talks活動,分享不同類型不同難度Machine Learning主題。

ML Series 總共有5個Online Talks,詳情及報名如下:

5月23日 (星期六)

11:00 am – 12:00 noon
>> Part 1 “Image Segmentation for Surface Defect Detection”
by GDG Hong Kong’s Orix
https://www.meetup.com/GDG-Hong-Kong/events/270668244/

12:00 noon – 1:00 pm
>> Part 2 “How to extract 𝓧 from receipts?”
by OurSky’s Elliot
https://www.meetup.com/GDG-Hong-Kong/events/270668297/

5月24日 (星期日)

11:00 am – 12:00 noon
>> Part 3 “Creating Customized Word Cloud”
by GDG Hong Kong’s Yeung
https://www.meetup.com/GDG-Hong-Kong/events/270668319/

12:00 noon – 1:00 pm
>> Part 4 “Horse Racing Prediction 賽 馬 預 測”
by TensorFlow Hong Kong’s Kinni
https://www.meetup.com/GDG-Hong-Kong/events/270668326/

1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
>> Part 5 “Recognize text, facial features, and objects in images with ML Kit for Firebase: Android”
by GDG Hong Kong’s Aaron
https://www.meetup.com/GDG-Hong-Kong/events/270668349/

主辦|Co-organizers:
GDG Hong Kong
TensorFlow Hong Kong https://fb.me/TensorFlowHK

支持機構|Support Organization:
香港資訊科技界工會 Hong Kong Information Technology Workers’ Union
www.hkitwu.org

WTM HK IWD‘20

Women Techmakers IWD ’20 Meet-up @ Google Hangout

Event details: 

Date: May 2 (Saturday) 

Time: 2 – 3pm

Format: Google Hangouts (Register in Eventbrite in advance https://www.eventbrite.com/e/women-techmakers-hk-iwd-2020-tickets-103439941650)

 

About this event:

Join our online panel discussion to hear three impactful senior women leaders in the technology industry to share their views on Gender Gap and their career journey. They are all from different backgrounds. We are pleased to welcome Jessica Liu, Julie Pourtois and May May Wong, our impactful senior leaders in Hong Kong.

 

Topic: Together We Rise

Panel discussion: “Time to close the gender gap in Technology industry” 

Please kindly note that this panel discussion will be conducted in ENGLISH Only. 

The discussion will be around raising awareness of the Women in Tech topic inside or even outside the Tech Industry, as well as how we attract and engage more Senior Women Leaders on this topic as role models for other women in tech.

 

Schedule:

  • 5 mins: Introduction
  • 40 mins: Panel Discussion
  • 10 mins: Q&A

 

Honor Speakers:

  • Julie Pourtois – Managing Director at PALO IT Hong Kong
  • May May Wong – Customer Experience Manager at Asia Miles
  • Jessica Liu – Founding Member at Planto

 

Know more about our speakers:

Jessica Liu

Jessica is the founding member of Planto, a fintech company redefining the way consumers in Asia manage their money. The data-driven personal finance assistant proactively and predictively gives financial advice to help consumers reach their financial goals. Jessica has been invited to speak at events held by institutions such as Hong Kong FinTech Week, Women100, UBS and J.P.Morgan to talk about building products that consumers love. 

Aside from Planto, Jessica is active in several women’s advocacy initiatives, especially in the realms of fintech and financial inclusion. She is a member of Women in Tech HK, Google’s Women Techmakers and Moxie Future. She also used to be the lead singer of a post-rock band.

 

Julie Pourtois

Julie Pourtois is a Managing Director at PALO IT Hong Kong, with more than 15 years of experience in the Information Technology and Services industry. Skilled in Management, Organisational Strategy, Stakeholders Relations, and Corporate Communications. Driven to positively impact and lift up the organisations, businesses, and larger communities she engages with.

 

May May Wong

May May Wong is a design thinker who is passionate in making a change in corporates. She has over 10 years of experience in insight synthesis on research data. Her specialism covers digital experience design in recent years, leading a team of researchers and designers to redefine customer experience for a loyalty programme.

 

Looking forward to e-meeting you on 2 May and register on Eventbrite now!
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/women-techmakers-hk-iwd-2020-tickets-103439941650

Feel free to share this invite to someone you think they might be interested! 

 

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被強制檢疫人士清單可視化

Hi!雖然因為 #武漢肺炎 關係,我地近來取消咗好多meetups,但我地一路以來仍然好希望用唔同嘅方法,運用我地嘅專長同技術,推廣 #技術普及 ,引導更多嘅IT人才去實現夢想、承擔社會責任。

用科技影響社會,呢個係 #GDG 一直以來嘅目標之一。

我地嘅Co-organizer Orix Au Yeung 今日就用咗#GoogleMapsPlatform 嘅 #GeocodingAPI 同 #GoogleSheets 嚟將大家近來都好關注嘅被強制檢疫人士嘅清單可視化,有幸得到近二千share!

Hello there! Despite recently we cancelled many meetups due to the outbreak of #coronavirus, we have been busy in trying to use our expertise and skills in a lot of ways promoting #TechnicalLiteracy and in turn encouraging more IT professionals to achieve their goals & take up more social responsibilities.

It has been always one of our goals of #GDG to change the society we are living in through technology.

Today, our co-organizer, Orix Au Yeung, used the #GeocodingAPI in #GoogleMapsPlatform & #GoogleSheets to visualize something the public has been concerned a lot: The list of Compulsory Quarantine of persons due to the virus! It is our pleasure to announce that currently his post has reached nearly 2,000 shares on Facebook.

#GoogleDevelopers #GDG #GDGHK #GDGTWHK

特別公告

因應近日武漢肺炎在本港爆發,基於各位健康及安全考慮,GDG Hong Kong將取消2月內的所有活動。
記得戴口罩、勤洗手,祝大家身體健康。

Due to the Novel Coronavirus 2019 (Wuhan) outbreak in Hong Kong, all GDG Hong Kong activities in February 2020 are suspended.
Protecting participants’ health is our first priority.

#GDGHK #GDG #GoogleDevelopers #GDGHK10 #GDGTWHK

廣東話Google Assistant Night

*此活動以廣東話進行 **This Event will be conducted in Cantonese Zh-HK ##
場地保安要求不可Walk-in,請在到 https://gdghk-jan-assistant-night.eventbrite.com 登記免費Ticket。

廣東話Google助理已經launch左幾個月!廣東話版限定彩蛋你知唔知?幾間本地出名既服務商已發佈佢地自己既廣東話Actions,又試玩左未?

喺香港衣食住行,有幾多野係Google助理可以幫到手呢? 我地會即場教大家在自己手機設置及體驗廣東話Google助理。

最後我地會有Codelab,請大家帶備手提電腦,寫廣東話Action其實唔難,冇Coding經驗都寫到。 同場亦會教埋最實用常見的Action功能:Firebase連接第三方API及推送通知。 搶先做首批本土廣東話Actions!!
#ActionsOnGoogle #GDGHK #GDG #GoogleDevelopers #GDGHK10

日期:January 20, 2020 at 7 PM – 9:30 PM
地點:21/F, Google Hong Kong Office, Tower 2, Times Square, CWB

活動流程:

  • 介紹Google助理功能及廣東話限定彩蛋
  • 動手在手機設置及體驗廣東話助理 (Android >=5.0或者iOS >=10)
  • Codelab 學寫廣東話Action:DialogFlow設計廣東話Chatbot,Firebase 連接第三方API及發出推送通知 (初級至中等程度)
  • 有小食及飲品提供

請帶備:

• 有連接Wifi功能及已安裝Chrome的手提電腦,及充電火牛

• 信用卡(Optional),Codelab會教大家如何免費使用Firebase連接第三方API及推送通知,但Firebase仍會要求你忝加信用卡資料到你的Firebase帳戶

!重要事項!
因場地保安要求不接受Walk-in,請在到 https://gdghk-jan-assistant-night.eventbrite.com 登記免費Ticket。
活動以廣東話進行。

GDG Devfest Hong Kong 2019 CANCELLED

Due to the current condition of Hong Kong, we are sorry to announce that our GDG DevFest Hong Kong 2019 has been canceled.

We have not taken this decision lightly, and have kept hope until last week that the situation would improve (enough) so we could still hold a great event. Our participants and speakers Safety is always our top priority, therefore, we unfortunately have to make this tough decision.

We hope we will see you soon.

GDG Devfest HK Organizers’ Team
[email protected]

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