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DevFestX (extended independently organized DevFest)



About Google DevFest First:

“DevFest events are a great opportunity to learn more about Google technologies and developer products. The events also give one a chance to meet developer advocates and engineers who work on those products and ask them any questions one might have"

About GTUG DevFestX:

On a similar note, GTUGs plan to organize a conference for enthusiasts of all experience levels, from new users to core developers – DevFestX. Most of the details here pertain to the DevFestX (gtug.devfestx.com

In short: 

        DevFest: Organized By Google & Supported by GTUGs

        DevFestX: Organized by GTUGs & Supported by Google

Focus of DevFestX:

Forming an integrated community of developers at a national scale making it easy for everyone to reach out and help each other in their future endeavors.


About GTUG DevFestX, New Delhi 2012 :
DevfestX is being organized at New Delhi, India to start with. Once successful there, it will be organized on biannual basis in rest of the India.
Through this wiki, we hope others can try something similar in their countries. 

Date :  11-12th Feb, 2012

Venue: Google, Gurgoan 

Format: Key Notes, Around 7 speaker sessions (mix of Googlers and Community Speakers), hackathons, networking, party and more :)

Events

  1. Ice-breaking Events :

Conference ice breaker activities are absolutely perfect for ensuring that the delegates are wide awake, enthusiastic, ready and willing to hear.

            These include :
      • Questionnaire
      • Change Challenge
      • Paper Tearing
      • An Idea Challenge
    2.    Everyday Google (150-180 people)

This includes talks and discussion by the developers on the various Google technologies that we encounter 

      • Android
      • Chrome
      • NFC for Android
      • HTML5 Web Apps
    3.     Google Core (80-100 developers)

This event is for the core developers who are interested or are already working on Google APIs. This event will focus primarily on  

      • Hackathons
      • Android App Sprint
    4.     Lunch & High Tea

Lunch and High Tea for the guests to be arranged at the venue




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