#Devfest 2015 Agendas & Schedule

Posted By: Unknown On Thursday, November 26, 2015


DevFest 2015 Season
GDG Birgunj

Date: 26th Nov

Code Better, Aim Higher”

SHIFT A (Morning): 10:00 - 14:00
Lunch: 14:00-14:45
SHIFT B (Afternoon): 14:45 to 17:00

Dipesh Kumar
Google, Google Developers & Communities (GDG, GBG, WomenTechmakers, GEG, Startup Grind, etc.) in Nepal
Saroj Dhakal
Android 6.0 Marshmallow  Preview
Saroj Dhakal
Building the Future Nepal with Android + Success Story
Anish Shrestha
Firebase - Build your First App Track
Anish Shrestha
Cardboard and Virtual reality
Dipesh Kumar
Digital Advertising & Success Story (Women Developer)
Sneh Bagaria
a) Business: Short-Debriefing on startups & entrepreneurship with open source & google’s tools, Adwords, SEO,etc
b) Success Story: CEO @ Janki Tech.
Amit Agrawal
Information Privacy and Internet Security
Saroj Dhakal
Developers Tools (Overview )
Opensource Apps, Wikidata, Wikipedia, etc
Saroj Dhakal
Developers Tools (Overview )
Google Developers, Android Studio, etc
Anish Shrestha
Mini-Code Lab “Making Android App
Anish Shrestha
GEO, Google Mapmaker, Openstreet Map, Local Guides and Trip Advisor
Dipesh Kumar
Ignite, Success Story, Wrap-Up & Thinks Giving

Devfest is postponed to 26th of November | #Notice

Posted By: Unknown On Saturday, November 7, 2015

We would like you to inform that, the event which was as scheduled on 7th of Nov, Now has been postponed to 26th of Nov, due to unavoidable situation as seen in the Birgunj. We are highly concerned about your security for which no any risk was taken which made us to go for a new date.
For more details please visit: gdgbirgunj.org
We very much positive that the event will go much more interesting and awesome on 26th Nov. Looking forward to see you there.

Those who have already registered, will soon be notified about the conformation of their participation either via an email or via a SMS/Phone-Call. And those who are still waiting for the Luck, here it's your change to be a part of such an Awesome event.
Yes, registration is still open and can be submitted at gdgbirgunj.org
Happy Dipawali and Chatt 2072

Devfest 2015 General Notice

Posted By: Unknown On Saturday, October 31, 2015

Birgunj, Nepal

Sponsored By: Google


Google Developer Group under the brand of GDG Birgunj is once again coming up with its yearly event in Nepal. Event is scheduled for 26th of November here in Birgunj.
GDG DevFests are large, community-run events that can offer speaker sessions across multiple product areas, all-day hack-a-thons, code labs, and more. In 2015, the official DevFest Season runs from September 01st through November 30th. GDG DevFest is inspired by and uniquely tailored to the needs of the developer community. GDG DevFest at its core, is powered by a shared belief that when developers come together to exchange ideas, amazing things can happen.
Google Developer Group Birgunj (GDG Birgunj) is a volunteer-run organization focused on inspiring local developers and institutions who are interested in Mobile, Web, Google and open source technologies. In Nepal, there are two GDG's officially recognized by Google, GDG Kathmandu (since 2011) and GDG Birgunj (since 2013).

On 26th November GDG Birgunj is placing the GDG DevFest Season 2015 for the second time in Birgunj with a theme
Code Better, Aim Higher
Venue: Pujan Hotel | Time:10 Am onwards.

Google Apps, Android, Firebase, codelab, cardboard, Web, Material Design, Geo, Developer tools, Opensource, startups, Privacy & Internet security, Virtual Reality, etc. are the topics to be covered in the event.

We urge all of interested institution/organization/community/person to support this great event by joining us on the very day. The details about the registration and agendas can be found on:
Register Here: goo.gl/forms/XMqtk64qlV

Dipesh Kumar

Membership Opens Now

Posted By: Unknown On Thursday, July 2, 2015

The GDG is an initiative formed out of passion and goodwill. The occasional Google merchandise and long-term benefits for a member are:
1) Connect with other developers in the region.
2) Offers a platform to discuss and share, through talks, seminars, etc.
3) Be recognized in the developer community.
3) Mentor-ship opportunities from senior developers in the community.
4) Network with Google’s speakers during events.
5) Receive merchandise from Google.
6) Be a part of GDG Birgunj Core Team and regular meetups.
7) Develop with the Google Dev tools & free supplements
8) Membership Certificates.
9) Discount upto 60% in our Events Tickets.

Price and Fares:
For 1 Year: Rs.600/
2) For 2 Year: Rs.1000/
Hurry Up!! Primitive OFFER !! Free T-shirt for Each Member * * Offer is for Limited Period.

WomenTechMakers 2015 Birgunj : A Report

Posted By: Unknown On Thursday, April 9, 2015

This year we celebrated the WomenTechmakers 2015 on 24th of March. 
Event was placed in Birgunj Public College at 11:00 AM.
A group Photo of WTM 2015

Sonal Agrawal
 The Event was lead by Sonal Agrawal (designer at Picovico), there were all together 60 attendees and volunteers. She gave her talks on Womentechmakers program, her journey as a Women in Technology and shared her experience about her up's & down's as a Designer at Picovico.
Moreover, the audience was delighted by the demo and training session on "How to Use the PICOVICO Android App".

Swati Bagaria

Swati Bagaria works as a Marketing and Business personnel at CodeMyMobile at Noida, India. She presented her talks on her life as a Marketing Woman. Highlighted the relation between Technology and Business and how she has come to this point. She also presented about the Code-My-Mobile and how to get max-benefits from such organizations.

Sonal Agrawal gave 2 talks sessions and a demo on Picovico. And Swati Bagaria presented a techtalk on CodeMyMobile and a plenary speech on Women's as a Coder.

Event was supported  by Code For Nepal and PicoVico. A simple task was carried over by Code For Nepal and the winner was provided with a Laptop Bag. Moreover, a leather ladies bag, party-purse etc. was included too as the prize items from Google Developers.

Girls on Ignite Session
Seven enthusiastic girls took part in the IGNITE Session on the very day.
Ragini spoke on " My plans for a Building a Company". Reshma spoke on "Being a Finance Minister". Nitu spoke on "Importance of Technologu/IT in Business". Shristi gave her talks on "My Dream of being Entrepreneur". Rinku and Rani spoke on "Women's in Development" and Juli gave her talks on "Women's Security and Prevention"

A huge swags and prizes were also provided for the attendees. Stickers, WTM Kit, Free Food, Certificates and tons of Prizes were awarded at the event.
Swags & Prizes

Taking a short flash back, techtalks was started at 11:30 AM, Dipesh Kumar introduced the session with a short info in GDG, GBG and Google Developers and the communities of Google. And then the stage was carried over by Swati Bagaria stating plenary ideas in Women in technology. Around 11:45 AM, The session was formally started by Sonal Agrawal, she introduced Women Techmakers Program, status of women in Nepal, Girls in Code and many more such talks.
A video screening session was carried for about 30 mins, Inspirational videos and pictures were presented at the event. Moreover, few success stories of national and international identities was also screened at the big Screen.
After Lunch, Swati took over the stage and introduced her ideas and views on Code My Mobile structure and Use. After that, A training and Demo session on Picovico Android App was presented by Sonal Agrawal.
A short task was introduced by Code For Nepal which was mentored by Dipesh , basic theme of task was as "Clean Birgunj". In here, a group has to take a picture of Dirty area/place (1. Open Drainage, 2. Garbage Dump area, 3. Child playing on Street 4. Or any other such related scenes). Which has to be then uploaded in Twitter or Facebook with a hash-tag #CleanBirgunj. As per feedback, it was a great task as stated by the attendees. Though, due to bad internet connection we were not able to post the threads and pics on Cloud, but we tried to share our views and experience via Talks on the Ignite Session.

And Finally, the ignite was carried over. The interesting talks and ideas was shared by the Girls who volunteered to present in Ignite. 
Winners of WTM 2015, Ignite and Task
Shristi won the first prize (Laptop Bag, A gift hamper from Code For Nepal), Nitu won a the Second prize (Leather Bag, A gift hamper from WomenTechmakers.Org), and Rani, Resma including other attendees who took part in Question Answer round were provided with a consolation prize (a party purse) from GDG Birgunj.

As per feedback and reviews, the event was very fruitful and quite interesting. The theme "Create.Connect.Celebrate" was really implemented at Birgunj on March 24.

Official Event Page: https://developers.google.com/events/5227191506829312/
Photos: http://goo.gl/bWlw2a

Special Thanks:
-- Amit Agrawal (GBG Kathmandu)
-- Ravi Kumar (Code For Nepal)
-- Arbind Shrestha (Birgunj Public College)
-- Raj Bhandari (Air Tunnel Network, Nepal)
-- Dipesh ji & Hasmoddin Samani (Birgunj, TV)
-- Chandra Shekhar Kushwah (GDG Birgunj)

And last but not the least, our Thanks goes to all the partners, sponsors, well wishers, members and volunteers. Thank You Every one for making our Event Successful.

WomensTechmakers 2015 Series

Posted By: Unknown On Sunday, March 15, 2015

Women Techmakers is Google’s brand and global program for women in technology. Women Techmakers provides visibility, community, and resources for women in technology to drive innovation and participation in the field. Women Techmakers events are designed to promote an environment of inclusion for women in technology, as well as celebrate women leading the industry. We want to advance, grow, and celebrate women developers, designers, and technology entrepreneurs. 
This Year it is placed at Birgunj on 24th of march (11 AM onwards).

Click Here for:

Speakers: Sonal Agrawal (GBG Kathmandu, PicoVico); Swati Bagaria (Code My Mobile, India); Sabnam Shrestha (Code For Nepal); Dipesh Kumar (GDG Birgunj)
Venue: Birgunj Public College (BIM Building)
Registration is FREE of Cost. 

To Get your seat booked, Register Now!!
Type GDGBRJ<space>WTM<space>Your-Full-Name and send to 4001

GDG Campus Road Show: Birgunj Public College

Posted By: Unknown On Thursday, January 22, 2015

Year 2015 started with the GDG Campus Road Show at Birgunj Public College (BIM Building). The event was focused for first and second year students for which the below agendas were presented at the event. Few talks on security, android apps, google car, AdWords social sites were also carried.

Introduction: GDG and Google 
Google Apps for Work 
Demonstration and Quick Over-view on Google Sites & Blog 
Google Adsense 
Basic concept of Cloud 
Questions & Trouble Shootings 

Event Photos: CLICK HERE

 This year much more productive events and meet-up shall be coming. We are looking forwarded to get invited by your local school or colleges. Hurry Up!
The Best way to get connected with us is via our Facebook page: fb.com/gdgbirgunj
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