student developer conference 2016

9:00 AM - 5:00 PM | SATURDAY, MARCH 12, 2016

SHAW CONFERENCE CENTRE (9797 JASPER AVENUE)

 

Student DevCon is a chance to learn from some of the top developers in our community and around the world, put into action what you learn in hands-on workshops, and meet and connect with other student developers from across campuses. Registration closes Thursday, March 10 at 5PM. 

  • Topics: 
    • Machine Learning
    • Version Control
    • Game Development
    • Web Development
    • How To Get Hired At A Startup / Why You Should Work At A Startup
    • Panel: What I Wish I Knew When I Was A Student

Student DevCon is for university-level students with a focus on computing science. High school students with Comp Sci 20 or 30 are also encouraged to attend. 

Your registration fee includes: 

  • 6 Sessions: Keynotes, Workshops and Panels
  • Breakfast, Lunch, Coffee, and Snacks
  • Startup Edmonton T-Shirt

Schedule & Confirmed Speakers:

  • 9: 00 AM: Coffee & Registration

  • 9:30 AM: Keynote: Patrick Pilarski, Alberta Innovates Centre for Machine Learning

  • 10:15 AM: 

    • Workshop 1: Version Control with Ben Zittlau, Jobber

    • Workshop 2: Game Development with Andrew-David Jahchan, MADSOFT Games

  • 11:45 AM: Lunch

  • 12:45 PM: Keynote: David Quail, Software Developer & Entrepreneur

  • 1:30 PM: Keynote: Forrest Zeisler, Jobber

  • 2:15 PM: Coffee

  • 2:45 PM: 

    • Workshop 3: Preflight Beta with Stephanie Enders, Startup Edmonton

    • Workshop 4: Web Development with Mike Deering, Miter Media

  • 4:00 PM: Panel with Ross Lockwood, Tammy Valgardson, Daelan Wood

  • 5:00 PM: Mixer