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WIndsor Google Developers Group: DevFest Returns

WINDSOR, ON (October 17, 2023) – The Windsor Google Developers Group (GDG) is thrilled to announce the fourth annual Windsor-Essex DevFest, scheduled for Saturday, October 28, 2023. This event promises to be filled with networking, cutting-edge technology discussions, and opportunities for personal and professional growth.

Google DevFests are renowned software developer conferences that unite local technologists from industry and academia to explore the latest advancements on topics like Artificial Intelligence, Cyber Security, Software Development, and Cloud Computing.

The conference also includes a track dedicated to high school students. Participants will work in groups to assemble a car kit, program its controls, and build collision avoidance capability using proximity sensors.

“This event presents an opportunity to connect, acquire knowledge, and establish new connections in the dynamic tech sector,” said Dr. Ali El-Sharif, Co-Lead of the Windsor Google Developers Group. “The event features exciting innovations made possible by Artificial Intelligence in medical diagnostics, transportation, and large language models. Whether you’re a seasoned tech veteran, embarking on your tech career journey, or simply intrigued by technology, there’s valuable content tailored for all participants.”

This event is organized by the Windsor Google Developers Group (GDG) chapter in collaboration with the Google Developer Student Clubs from the University of Windsor and St. Clair College. Supporting companies and organizations include WETechAllianceEPICentreRIIS, and event sponsor, Coulter Software.

“Windsor-Essex DevFest is a catalyst for fostering collaboration, innovation, and professional development in our region’s tech ecosystem,” said Yvonne Pilon, President and CEO at WETechAlliance. “Uniting visionaries, industry leaders, and emerging talent, this event cultivates a vibrant community where meaningful connections spark innovation, and knowledge fuels the growth of our regional tech talent.”

The event includes 25+ sessions featuring global and local speakers.

Now in its fourth year, this day-long event is one of the largest regional technology events dedicated to the local software development and tech talent community will be held at the St. Clair Centre for the Arts.


WEtech Alliance has served as a catalyst for technology and innovation in the Windsor-Essex and Chatham-Kent, Ontario regions since 2011. We’re a non-profit organization that provides entrepreneurs and companies with business services, training, I.P. and commercialization support, mentorship and strategic connections to help bring new ideas to market, scale to the next level and build a dynamic culture and a community of innovation.

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