Doors open at 5:30pm. Food & soft drinks will be served. Event starts at 6:00 pm.
Title: Making an Action - You Can Do It!Speaker: Allen Firstenberg
Description: Many people think that writing an Action for the Google Assistant requires learning Machine Learning. Nothing is further from the truth! Allen will show how you can build on the skills you already know (web, mobile, and/or server) to create awesome Actions.
Bio: Allen is a Google Developer Expert for the Google Assistant, spending his free time helping other developers learn how to harness the power of voice agents. He is the author of the O'Reilly book Designing & Developing for Google Glass & occasionally wears blue shirts & answers questions on Stack Overflow.
Title: Introduction to Building Canvas GamesSpeaker: Nick Felker
Building voice-enabled experiences on smart displays is as easy as building a website! In this talk, Nick Felker will explain the new Interactive Canvas APIs & how you can get started with building your own voice-powered game.
Bio: Nick Felker is a Developer Relations Engineer at Google, focused on helping developers build next-generation hardware & software that work with the Google Assistant.
Title: How to Build an E-Commerce Site with AMPSpeaker: Ben Morss
Description: Learn how to build an interactive AMP site of the future.
Bio: Ben is a Developer Advocate at Google, where hes working to help the Web be faster & more beautiful. Prior to Google, he worked at the New York Times & AOL, & before that he was a full-time musician. He earned a BA in Computer Science at Harvard & a PhD in Music at the University of California. Rumor is that he still runs a band called Ancient Babies.
Title: Introducing the Google Analytics AcademySpeaker: Anna Nerezova
Description: Join the Google Analytics Academy course for beginners & learn how to create an account, implement tracking code, analyze basic reports, & set up goals & campaign tracking.The course consist of 4 units, which well go through together. Meet in person or alternatively through a hangout to participate in each weeks meeting for a total of 4 weeks, beginning in September.Earn a certificate of completion at the end & continue with the Advanced course to work toward your Google Analytics Individual Qualification certificate.
Bio: Anna Nerezova has 15 years of experience in analytics & optimization. She is on the 100 Women in Analytics to follow by Google Analytics & is a Google Cloud Engineer Scholar. She is passionate about applying the latest technologies to provide solutions that bring growth & better experience for all users.