Monday, December 22, 2014

GDG Philippines in 2014

As we count the last days of 2014, let us look back at the events organized by GDG Philippines for the past twelve months of the year.

GDG DevFest Philippines 2014

Held last October 24, GDG DevFest Philippines 2014 had more than 472 participants, 7 technical talks, and 8 code labs/workshops. We also set up a booth for Android Wear, Chromecast, and Google Cardboard.

Women Techmakers: Manila 2014

Women Techmakers: Manila was held on International Women's Day (March 8). Technical, non-technical and business topics were discussed by 100% women speakers. There were also Dart and Android Code Labs in the afternoon facilitated by women. One hundred eight people attended the event, and more than 80 percent of the participants are women.

Google I/O 2014 Extended Manila

During the I/O Extended event, more than 80 participants watched the keynote live (It is around twelve midnight in the Philippines). Before the keynote, there was a small program.

Dart Flight School

Google Cloud Platform Days



GDG Campus Roadshows

Other Events

  • Nueva Ecija Technologies @ Work: Student Developers Day (January 18)
  • Philippine Agricultural Youth Leaders' Summit (February 8)
  • - Applications for Agriculture in the Modern World
  • UST Thesis Ideation Seminar (February 11)
  • Polytechnic University of The Philippines Annual ECE Conference (February 18) - Android and Arduino talk
  • ReadySaster Briefing (May 2)
  • 1st Philippine Techcamp: Disaster Risk Reduction and Resilience Building (May 5-6)
  • 1st Philippine Techcamp Hackathon (May 9-10) - mentoring about Google technologies
  • Readysaster Hackathon (May 10-11) - mentoring about Google technologies
  • Tayuman Manila Mapup (September 25):
  • ... and some others not listed

2015 Plans

Next year, we will be conducting Android Fundamentals Study Jam, Polymer Polytechnic, Women Techmakers: Manila, Google I/O 2015 Extended, GDG DevFest Philippines 2015, and meetups and workshops about Android, Android Wear, AngularJS, Go, Polymer, and other Google technologies. For updates on our next events, add GDG Philippines in your Google+ circles.