GDG ABA To Host Google DEVFEST SE 2017

1000 Developers, Tech Entrepreneurs and Google Experts From All Across Nigeria

We are excited to officially announce to you that the “Google Developer Group (GDG) Aba” will be hosting Google Developers Festival (DevFest) 2017 for Southern and Eastern Nigeria.

The conference will hold on Friday November 10, 2017 (8am – 5pm) at the El-Dorado Event Center Aba-Owerri Road Aba, Abia State.

The hosting right came as a result of the votes cast by Managers of Google Developer Groups in the region and GDG Aba came out victorious.

DevFest Southern and Eastern Nigeria is the biggest Google technology conference in Nigeria that brings together the world experts in Android, Web, Cloud and other Google Technologies.

It is crafted to be a phenomenal atmosphere for every Developer, Tech Enthusiast, Entrepreneur, Student and Google expert across Nigeria.

The large scale community-run event that offers keynote, speaker sessions across Google products, all day hack-a-thons, codelabs, hack fair, and product pitches have been uniquely tailored to the need of our local tech community.

Last year, DevFest Southern and Eastern Nigeria Season 2016 was successfully held in Port Harcourt, Rivers State. Where we had over 500 developers, entrepreneurs, students, organisations, government representatives and Google experts.

For DevFest Southern and Eastern Nigeria Season 2017, rockstar speakers and Googlers from Google Nigeria will speak and facilitate sessions on the following technologies:

● Google Technologies And How We Can Leverage On Them To Solve Local Problems
● Android App Development & Kotlin
● Firebase
● Google App Engine
● Progressive Web Apps
● Polymer
● Machine Learning And Artificial Intelligence
● Hands-On Codelabs On Android App Development
● Robotics And Drone Technologies
● Google Assistant
● Opportunities For Ladies In Technology
● Business Model For Startups
● Android Things

Developers in the region will be given an hour session to showcase and launch their Startups at the conference. GDG Aba members have commenced active development prior to the event and at least 3 projects and Startups will be demoed and launched at DevFest Aba 2017.

You cannot afford to miss DevFest Aba 2017 for any reason. Join other developers and entrepreneurs in Nigeria to learn, network and share awesome experiences.

Follow this link to reserve your seat.

To see the full event schedule, breakout sessions, rock star speakers, partners, hotel listings and accomodations, visit

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We strongly believe GDG DevFest Aba 2017 will be bigger, impactful and more successful than the previous editions leaving a remarkable landmark in Abia, Southern, Eastern and Nigeria at large.

For companies, businesses, organizations, individuals and volunteers interested in partnering with GDG DevFest Aba 2017, kindly complete this partnership form:

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Akelachi Kejeh

I'm interested in telling the story of African tech and startups. I also host a tech and startup radio show titled Rivers of Unicorns