DevFest Canada 2023 @ UBC: Over the Google Cloud with Machine Learning

UBC Life Building, 6138 Student Union Boulevard, Vancouver, V6T 1Z1

DevFest 2023 @ UBC is a tech conference targeted for students, developers, and industry experts interested in diving deeper into the exciting world of machine learning and generative AI with Google Cloud. At DevFest, we inspire students to learn directly with industry professionals, explore Google’s innovative technologies, and leave the conference with confidence in tech.

Dec 2, 2023, 1:00 – 5:30 AM

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Career DevelopmentCloud Study JamDevFest on CampusExplore MLML Study JamMachine LearningTensorFlow / Keras

About this event

DevFest 2023 @ UBC is a tech conference targeted for students, developers, and industry experts interested in diving deeper into the exciting world of machine learning and generative AI with Google Cloud. At DevFest, we inspire students to learn directly with industry professionals, explore Google’s innovative technologies, and leave the conference with confidence in tech.

Our theme for this year’s DevFest 2023 @ UBC is Over the Google Cloud with Machine Learning. As the inaugural conference of GDSC UBC, DevFest 2023 @ UBC will provide exceptional learning opportunities catered specifically for students, including, but not limited to, inspiring keynotes, insightful talks, hands-on demos, interactive workshops, and engaging networking sessions. We seek to provide students with a milestone opportunity to work with machine learning and generative AI and a place for others to build meaningful relationships. 

Event Highlights:

  • Date: December 1st, 2023
  • Time: 5:00 PM - 9:30 PM (Dinner will be served!)
  • Venue: UBC Life Building, Room 2302

Agenda:

  • 5:00 PM - 5:20 PM Registration
  • 5:20 PM - 5:30 PM Opening
  • 5:30 PM - 6:00 PM Fireside Chat Session with Ve Sharma
  • 6:00 PM - 6:20 PM Icebreaker Activity: Find Your Match
  • 6:30 PM - 7:00 PM Navigating Explainable AI Talk with Elyes Manai
  • 7:00 PM - 7:30 PM Dinner
  • 7:30 PM - 8:30 PM Tech Talk & Workshop with Poonam Upadhyay
  • 8:30 PM - 8:45 PM Closing Remarks
  • 8:45 PM - 9:30 PM Boothing & Open Networking

When

When

Saturday, December 2, 2023
1:00 AM – 5:30 AM UTC

Speakers

  • Elyes Manai

    DL & AI Researcher

  • Poonam Upadhyay

    Google Cloud

    Analytics and AI Specialist

  • Varun Sharma

    Adauris

    Chief Technology Officer & Co-Founder at Adauris

Organizers

  • Brian Ho

    Google Developer Student Clubs UBC

    GDSC Lead

  • Mayank Rastogi

    Head of Operations

  • Kathy Lo

    Board Advisor & Head of First Year Representatives

  • Ashkan Gharahgozli

    Vice Lead

  • Jason Kuo

    Tech Coordinator

  • Chiko Yamamoto

    Relations Coordinator

  • Dylan Lau

    Tech Coordinator

  • Sean He

    Relations Coordinator

  • William Nguyen

    Tech Coordinator

  • Karen Agustino

    Project Manager

  • Yilian Zhao

    Project Manager

  • Karen Zheng

    Marketing Coordinator

  • Di Hu

    University of British Columbia

    Tech Coordinator

  • Aniedi Udo-Obong

    Regional Leader

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