HackLab Student Developer Conference

Level up your software development skills with this full-day intensive

We’re thrilled to announce our first HackLab Student Developer Conference, March 21, 2015 at the Shaw Conference Centre. $35 - includes coffee/snacks, lunch and an all-ages evening social. studentdevcon.com

Join us for talks, workshops and hands-on projects. Developers from some of the top tech-enabled companies in the world will share how they build software and encourage participants to level up their programming abilities in the fields of mobile development, machine learning and building at scale.


  • Design for Developers
  • Machine Learning 
  • Building Web Systems

Confirmed Speakers: 

  • Andrew Vilcsak: AirBnB, AirBnB Mobile Lead
  • Timo Ewalds: Google.org, Founder of nexopia.com, now engineering at Google.org
  • Kit Chen: Alieo Games, Founder of Alieo Games, PhD Candidate AICML
  • Mike Deering: Mitre Media, CTO of MitreMedia
  • Randy Marsden: Apple, Creator of Swype and Dryft (acquired by Apple) 

HackLab Student Developer Conference is for university-level developers, including high school students* with a prerequisite of Comp Sci 20 or equivalent. 


Teachers, educators & parents: please contact Startup Edmonton if you have any questions or requests regarding high school student participation. We look forward to hearing from you! hello@startupedmonton.com