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GDG DevFest Hong Kong 2018

本年度 GDG DevFest 將於11月3日於香港城市大學舉行。今年我們將兵分四路,帶來超過20個環節,涵蓋Cloud Technologies,Machine Learning,MobileWeb等不同範疇。

自2010年起,DevFest一直是我們每年最大型的活動,參與人數由約80人到去年超過300人。這一直支持著我們發展,去為香港的資訊科技行業建設一個可持續發展的生態圈。

一個良好的生態圈並不能單靠我們這一群開發者,所以今年我們亦邀請了 Women Techmakers,將我們的願景帶給每一個人。

GDG DevFest 是一個免費的活動,由開發者舉辦,為開發者而設。在這裡你將會得到由Google,行業領袖,科創企業,及本地社區所帶來的行業資訊。

Event 網站 https://devfest2018.gdghk.org/

GDG DevFest, our annual developer conference for the developer community, will be held on 3-Nov in City University of Hong Kong. This year, we have one more track compare with last year. We have 4 tracks and over 16 sessions covering areas of Cloud Technologies, Machine Learning, Mobile, Web, and more.

Since 2010, DevFest has become our largest event of the year. From one single track with 80 people, to 4 tracks with over 300 people. We bring the best to the community, to build a sustainable ecosystem in the industry.

Not only more sessions for more people. We understand a healthy ecosystem cannot be just formed by us. So, this year, we also bring Women Techmakers with us. To bring the same message to the young developers, and beyond the limit of genders.

With speakers from Google, Industry Leads, Startups, and Local Communities, we bring the best content to the community. If you miss it, you will have to wait for another year. And most important is, the event is FREE.

Insider Tips to Kick Off Your Tech Career

軟件開發行業的職位廣告的要求經常寫了多種技術名稱,是否需要懂得全部才有機會得到interview?又是否必需IT相關學位? 太多技術又應該如何開始學起?

Women Techmakers HK今次邀請到兩位軟件開發行業的資深行內人士來分享加入此行業的”Must Have” & “Good to Have”的技術/技能要求,及分享選用人才心得。 今次活動除了有talk sharing,還著重跟嘉賓及在場行內行外人的交流分享!

嘉賓簡介:

Ben Cheng,Co-Founder of Oursky
Oursky是一間Web / Mobile產品開發工作室,在香港及台灣都有開發團隊。他們活躍於大大小小的科技會議,更發佈自己的open-source library。他們的office有豐富娛樂設施,還有幾位貓主子長駐office。可能係香港最吸引的工作環境之一!

Ray Hui,Manager, Organisation & Talent Development of HK01
HK01除了是一間傳媒公司,現在已逐漸轉型為一間互聯網企業,透過提供多元化Internet services成為香港人生活平台。近年大量招聘組成了一個龐大的本地及內地開發團隊,成為IT界搵工熱話。

歡迎初入行或有與趣加入軟件開發行業的人士參加!同時歡迎已在此行業的engineer、項目經理等等來到一起交流入行心得。 不是女性都歡迎參加!

特別鳴謝場地贊助: jobsDB (SEEK Asia)

活動流程:
7:00pm Pizza Time🍕 & Networking
7:30pm Ben’s sharing (Cantonese)
8:00pm Q&A, free chat with the Ben & Ray
9:00pm end

• Important to know
Event Language: Cantonese
Free Ticket here: http://gdghongkong.eventbrite.com/

Women Techmakers International Women’s Day ’18 Meet-up

**Must Register by this google form: http://bit.ly/iwd18hongkongreg
**Register Now before 19 March 2018 23:59.

Successful applicant will be notify by email soon after registration closed.

We are proud to be hosting the 2018 International Women’s Day Celebration, a women’s tech conference. This event will highlight the stories of our growing female community of designers, developers, and technology entrepreneurs.

Event Language: Cantonese, some sessions will be in English

Agenda
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Welcome and Opening (Cantonese & English)
Opening Speech Guest: Leonie Valentine,
Managing Director, Sales & Operations at Google Hong Kong

Talk 1: “What’s key in digital transformation” (Cantonese)
Speaker: Verlebie Chan,
Program Manager, Commercial Software Engineering at Microsoft Greater China Region

Talk 2: “Mobile Application Trends” (Cantonese)
Speaker: Jennifer Chan,
Google Play Business Development manager at Google Hong Kong

Talk 3: “Democratization of AI and Big Data” (Cantonese)
Speaker: Delon Yau,
Technical Evangelist, Commercial Software Engineering at Microsoft Greater China Region

Panel Discussion – “Building a New Horizon: IT Gender Diversity in Hong Kong” (Cantonese)
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Venue Sponsor: Google HK
Promotion Partner: HKSTP

Women Techmakers Hong Kong

Friday Chill Out & Talks on e-Wallet and Mobile Payment

Women Techmakers (WTM) 為大家請來杭州WTM Lead, Kiki Liao, 現職 阿里巴巴產品運營,來分享e-wallet 科技趨勢。 香港GDG成員Peter Lo也會為大家分享外國的Mobile Payment的發展情況及最新動向。

Date: 6 Oct 2017 (Friday)
Time: 7:00pm
Location: Cherrypicks, 18/F, 10 Knutsford Terrace Tsim Sha Tsui

7:00pm Registration & Chill Out
7:30pm Talks

Talk 1: Hang Zhou The Cashless City  (Language: English)
Speaker: Kiki Liao
Alibaba Product Operation
GDG HZ Organizer
WTM HZ Lead

Talk 2: View from the foreigners – Mobile Payment (Language: Cantonese)
Speaker: Peter Lo
CEO, CG Marketing
Instructor, SCS – The Chinese University of HK
GDG HK Organizer

Free Ticket: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/friday-chill-out-talks-on-e-wallet-and-mobile-payment-tickets-38308152716

Thanks Cherrypicks for venue sponsorship!

Google Cloud OnBoard – After Event聚會

Google首個香港區Google Cloud培訓活動Google Cloud OnBoard將於下周四於九展舉行。

不論你有否參加Cloud OnBoard, 我們都歡迎你來After Event,與參加者及對GCP有興趣的開發者互相交流。

我們將於Cloud OnBoard活動完結後, 到附近餐廳(地點待定)交流及用膳(自費)。

日期: 13-July-2017
時間: 7:00 PM – 9:30 PM

歡迎各位於Telegram群組@GDGHongKong提供意見. 到時見!

請在Meetup中登記及報名 https://meetup.com/GDG-Hong-Kong/events/241356591/

Google I/O 2017 Redux

Did you attended #io17 or #io17extended ? Some of us attended on site and it is time for us to share what we have seen. #Firebase, #GoogleAssistant , #GoogleHome , #Daydream , #AMP , #AndroidThing, #PWA, #AndroidO , #TensorFlow , and more Feel free, come and join us.

Date: 5 June 2017 (Monday)
Time: 19:30-21:00 (Registration starts at 19:15)
Location: Google Hong Kong, **21/F**, Tower 2, Times Square, Causeway Bay

Our guest: Kazunori Sato, Staff Developer Advocate from Google, will be joining us.

Agenda

  • #io17 Trip Sharing by I/O participants
  • Product Update on Android, Android Pay, Firebase, and PWA by I/O participants
  • Machine Learning and Tensor Flow – by Kaz Sato

Note: Session will be conducted by either Cantonese or English at speakers’ preference.

Please kindly register to attend at the following link: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/google-io-2017-redux-tickets-34874723236

Women Techmakers Hong Kong – IWD 2017

Sponsored by HKSTP

Women Techmakers(WTM) is Google’s global program for women in technology, providing visibility, community and resources to drive innovation and participation in the field.  https://www.womentechmakers.com/

<< WTM Global Event Series – International Women’s Day >>

This year, WTM Hong Kong will celebrate the International Women’s Day(IWD) on 8th of April. A half day event features inspiring speakers, technical sharing and networking opportunities.

Event details as follow:

Date: 8th April, 2017 (Saturday)
Time: 1:00PM – 6:30PM
Venue: G/F, Innocentre, 72 Tat Chee Avenue, Kowloon
Language: Cantonese and English (Some talk sessions will be conducted in Cantonese with English slides)

* Registration on Eventbrite is a MUST *
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/iwd-2017-women-techmakers-hong-kong-tickets-32432966877

Tentative Schedule

13:00  Check in
13:15  Welcome
13:30  Women Guest Talk – Ping Wong
14:15  Women Guest Talk – May Yeung ^
15:00  Icebreakers
16:00  Refreshment
16:30  Talk Session “What difficulties met when starting start up” – Kinni Mew^
17:15  Talk Session “Falling in love with the problem, rather than the solution” – Andrew Green
18:00  Closing
18:30  End and After Dinner*

*The After Dinner is at your own expense. Anyway, it must be a great chance to build network with WTM friends! Don’t miss it. 🙂

^ Talk Sessions will be conducted in Cantonese with English slides.

Target Group

  • Women who are working in Technology, learning about Technology, or are just interested in Technology.
    We also welcome other gender, we encourage you come with your women friend who is in technology.

* Volunteers open for registration now, application for Volunteer will close at 17th of March(Fri) 23:30.

Guest Speakers

 >> Guest 1: Ping Wong


Ping has been working in ICT industry over 15 years as a business development and marketing professional, also a columnist for multiple well-known media .

She is a serial female entrepreneur and currently the CEO of EVENTION. She also contributes to the Internet community by taking volunteer work of being Director and Startup Working Group Convener of Internet Society Hong Kong and Director of Hong Kong Internet Registration Corporation.

http://pingwong.hk/

 >> Guest 2: May Yeung

(Brief Introduction of May is coming soon)

>> Guest 3: Kinni Mew
Kinni Mew

Co-founder of Mindlayer

As a young company, its innovative projects have received fundings like Technology Start-up Support Scheme for Universities (TSSSU) 2016/17, Cyberport Incubation Programme 2016/17 and DBS Accelerator Program2016. In 2015, Mr. Kinni Mew was nominated by CityU to join the Cyberport University Partnership Programme (CUPP). In collaboration with Stanford Graduate School of Business, Mr. Kinni Mew went to Silicon Valley for a one-week entrepreneurship boot camp and visited Google, Facebook Headquarters and other companies at Silicon Valley. Mr. Mew was then awarded with cash prize of HK$100,000 in the ‘Global Entrepreneurship week China-Hong Kong’.

>> Guest 4: Andrew Green

Andrew Green
UX, Product Management, Agile coach and consultant @ Manner

Throughout his 15 year career, Andrew has worked extensively both as a UX Design, Product Management and Agile leader. Previously he was Head of Product Management & Design at SEEK Asia (jobsdb & jobstreet) and Director of User Experience at Razorfish in New York City. He has lead product design and management for projects around the world with Ford, Mercedes-Benz, SEEK, Lonely Planet and Racing.com.