Monday, October 13, 2008

Google DevFest

Thanks to Daniel Cerventus for highlighting this to me. Daniel Cerventus has been the person behind a great number of initiatives of bringing Malaysian young entrepreneurs together!

You can check out Malaysia Entrepreneurs here .

What: Google will be holding a DevFest Singapore. Join us for a day of coding and fun, where we’ll cover topics ranging from OpenSocial & App Engine to YouTube & the Google Maps API.

Who: You! Developers. Any developers who are keen with Open Social, familair with APIs, have your own developement house. Only 50 developers in Malaysia will be selected for this event.**


Meet 4 engineers working in Google Inc, Mountain view
Learn tutorial and best practicies for Open Social API
Hands on Open Social API workshop
Work with like minded developers from Singapore and Malaysia

Tour silicon valley like hackspace (Garag3)
Business match making with entrepreneurs and startups in Singapore.
Win Mystery prizes from and a whole load more stuff***
50% of your travelling and accomodation will be subsidized*
maybe if you are good enough, a career with Google.

We’ll provide space, power, and refreshments. You just need to bring your own laptop, ideas and enthusiasm to complete the mix.

When: Tuesday October 28th, 2008 1:00PM-10PM

Where: Singapore Management University

Update: If the respond is good enough we might charter a bus down to Singapore.

* subsidy of travelling and accomodation will be reimbursed by E27 up a maximum amount of S$125. Please provide relevant copies of reciepts. Repayment process will take 4 - 5 weeks.

** Selections are done by MYE and E27 . It will be based on experience and motivation of the developer.

*** Update: Seem like food and swag might be limited but knowledge is limited to how much you want to learn.

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