Devfest is an annual decentralized tech conference hosted by Google Developer Groups (GDGs) across the world. This year 2022 made it the 11th year of Devfest which marks the beginning of the second decade of the GDG Community.
Each Devfest event is crafted by its local organizers to fit the needs of its local developer community which could be through hands on learning experienced, technical talks delivered by experts, or by meeting with fellow local developers.
However, Devfest 2022 Egbe had her own conference on October 1st, 2022. The event was held at Tobiloba Event Centre, Egbe, Yagba West Local Government Area, Kogi State.
Attendees learned how to build together and innovate on Google’s developer tools. Not only to exchange knowledge and share experiences, but also to get inspired, celebrate the community and simply be together. It’s a cheerful tech gathering, focused both on technology and the people behind it.
Guests were superbly received by some beautiful hosts who guided them through registration and handed over GDG swags afterwards.
Lead speaker, Anna Jarkova, a Google Developer Expert (Android) opened the stage by speaking about “Modern background work in Android”.
Ajiola Oluwabukunmi, took the stage afterwards to talk about “The Concepts of Artificial Intelligence”.
Mark Mfonido, took the gathering through the “Payment integration services and secure transfer in web and mobile applications”.
Boluwatife Akinlabi, a product designer, took participants through “Design Impact: Measuring success in UX design” .
Yogita Kumar (Google Developer Expert Flutter) gave a lecture on “Responsive Design in flutter”.
Gabriel Yashim, took the audience through “The Intrinsic value of Data” .
Santiago Carrillo (Google Developer Expert ‘Android’) gave a lecture on “Fast Prototyping with Android (Kotlin), Firestore, and Jetpack Compose.
Devfest 2022 Egbe was a wrap!
The event ended up with selfies and group photos with each participant leaving with more knowledge.
In the words of Ms Dada Oluwapelumi Mercy, a co-organizer, “If you weren’t there the previous year, I am pleased to inform you that Devfest2022 Egbe was a success. We got to learn and network with tech enthusiasts, developers, experts and entrepreneurs. And, yes! We had fun too.Every community thrives on collaboration and we believe that together as a tech community we would reach more people”.
Afolayan Stephen (Lead Organizer)
Dada Oluwapelumi Mercy (Co- Organizer)