Month: December 2015

GDGDevFest Maduai 2015 Event Report


GDGDevFest Madurai 2015

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Event Report

  • We invited 40% Professional developers and 50% student developers, 10% business people and few startups
  • We had 50% Women Participation.
  • We were live with Hash tag: #gdgmadurai, #gdgdevfestmadurai2015 on Twitter, Facebook and Google+.
  • The full event is broadcast live through youtube
  • Developers learned how to use Angularjs, Google Material design, Google Maps, New features in Android 6.0, Google brillo OS and Google launchpad program.
  • We contacted the Image quiz program on end of every session to motivate audience. The winner got some prizes.
  • We build a small game to randomly select registration number and gave some goodies.
  • Android mobile app for the event created and shared with audience.
  • We conducted a logo contest to redesign Google Logo. Got very good response on this.

Few statistics:

# Participants Registered 184
# Participants Invited 100
# Participants Attended 126
# Women Participants 54

Participant’s details here

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Time Topic Speaker
9.00 – 10.00 AM Registration
10.00 – 10.30 AM Keynote Sholai Rasu, Research Engineeer, Nokia Networks
10.30 – 11.15 AM Building the awesome app with Angular JS Senthilkumar, Senior Engineer, Qualcomm Inc
11:15 – 11:30 AM Tea
11.30 – 12.15 PM Android Material Design Shraddha Pandey,Tech Android Developer, Icicle
12.15 – 12.45 PM Integrate Google Maps in your App Prasanna Vijayan, Tech UI/UX Engineer, Icicle
12.45 – 1.15 PM Building Chat Enabled App with Firebase Paimpozhil, CTO, Blaze
1.15 – 2.00 PM Lunch
2.00 – 2.15 PM Hello Marshmallow (Android 6.0) Balaji Babu, Validation Engineeer, Intel ODC
2.15 – 3.00 PM HTTP The protocol of Web Vinay,Tech Devops Engineer, Icicle
3.00 – 3.30 PM Google on IoT Yeswanth, IoT Evangelist , IoTMadurai
3.30 – 4.00 PM Google Lunchpad for Startup Senthil Kumar K, organizer , MaduraiStartup
4:00 – 5.30 PM Startup Product Show
5:30 – 6.00 PM Networking and Reception


  • Developers/students able to understand the latest trend in mobile/IoT/Web development in India. Tools and technology available from Google to build the sustainable market ready Mobile/Web application. Start-ups gets opportunity to show case their products and get some traction from local customer.

Google Logo Design Contest

Food & beverages:

# Meals & tea/snacks 120