DevFest for Ukraine, Humanitarian Android Software Engineering

DevFest for Ukraine is a charity technical conference (virtual only) that will bring together 20 speakers over two days, with live broadcasts from London and Lviv.

He will cover key topics for the future of technology, including trends in Android, the web, and artificial intelligence (AI).

The promoters behind the event said their initial goal was to raise several thousand dollars – thanks to multiple donations from individuals and partners, the group has already doubled its goal.

With the funds raised, this developer conference will aim to allow the purchase of first aid kits, bulletproof vests and several tons of humanitarian aid.

The conference will take place online on June 14 and 15, with live and recorded sessions from the UK and Ukrainian capitals, as well as live Q&A.

Developer speakers

Industry speakers include Romain Guy and Chet Haase, who have been building Android since version 1.0, Jhey Tompkins and Una Kravets from the Google Chrome team, and Robert Crowe from the TensorFlow team who will talk about trends in Android development. machine learning (ML).

Participation is based on donations: a donation will provide access to the live stream and recordings after the event.

Attendees will also have the opportunity to interact with approximately 1,000 other developers from around the world, and most importantly support an important cause.

All funds raised will go to three Ukrainian non-governmental organizations: “Come Back Alive”, “Nova Ukraine” and “Children’s Voices”. Each of them supports a different cause in a public and transparent way. Learn why the organizers chose these organizations.

You can join the fundraiser on the website to access live streams and session recordings at this link devfest.gdg.org.ua

Hashtags include #DevFestForUkraine and #StandWithUkraine

Gordon K. Morehouse