GDG Mississauga Devfest

Sheridan College - Hazel McCallion Campus, 4180 Duke of York Boulevard, Mississauga, L5B 0G5

DevFest is a yearly global technology conference organized by the Google Developer Groups (GDG) community. GDGs organize these gatherings worldwide. Come and be part of a full day filled with tech discussions and the opportunity to network with prominent figures in our industry.

Nov 4, 2023, 1:00 – 9:00 PM



Key Themes

Career DevelopmentDevFest on CampusGoogle Cloud

About this event

Join us for an engaging day at our upcoming event, where we have a diverse range of sessions and speakers lined up:

9:00 AM - 9:45 AM: Registration

Kickstart your day by checking in and getting ready for an enlightening experience.

9:55 AM - 10:05 AM: Welcome and Agenda Overview

Get a glimpse of the exciting day ahead as we set the stage for what's to come.

10:10 AM - 10:30 AM: Sheridan College’s highlights by Kristin Armstrong

Discover the outstanding achievements of Sheridan College with insights from Kristin Armstrong, Sheridan's Associate Dean.

10:40 AM - 11:10 AM: Career Progression Discussion with Naveen Nigam, Head of Developer Relations, Google

Gain valuable career insights and advice from Naveen Nigam, a prominent figure in the tech industry.

11:20 AM - 11:50 AM: Zohaib Butt, the Founder of Google Cloud Partner

Explore the world of Google Cloud with Zohaib Butt, Founder of Badal.

12:00 PM - 12:50 PM: Lunch/Networking

Take a break to refuel and network with fellow attendees.

1:00 PM - 1:50 PM: Startup Founders Panel

Listen to the stories and experiences of successful startup founders.

2:00 PM - 2:30 PM: Anuj Jaitly, IBM partner

Anuj from IBM will share insights into the latest developments in the tech world.

2:40 PM - 3:10 PM: Implementing LLMs and PaLM 2 in by Faisal Abid

Join Faisal Abid, GDE and Founder of Eirene, as he delves into LLMs and PaLM 2.

3:20 PM - 4:00 PM: The Impact of Mentorship with Dr. Golnaz Golnaraghi and Sameer Lal

Learn about the transformative power of mentorship from Dr. Golnaz Golnaraghi and Sameer Lal.

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM: Group Photo and Networking

Don't miss this opportunity to engage with industry leaders, gain valuable insights, and expand your network. We look forward to seeing you at the event!


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  • Pizaan Tadiwala

    Ministry of Transportation Ontario

    GDSC Lead

  • Connor Uhrig

    Sheridan College

    Vice President

  • Tanveer Sran

    Social Media Lead

  • Ashton Sicard

    Workshop Lead

  • Shia Surani

    Social Media Lead

  • Aniedi Udo-Obong

    Regional Leader

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