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First DevFest Switzerland announced!


GDG Zurich, GDG Geneva, GDG Basel, GDG Fribourg & GDG Bodensee with many developers and experts are proud organizers of the first edition of the DevFest Switzerland.

Swiss Google Developers Groups are proud to announce the first GDG DevFest CH which is the biggest Google related event in Switzerland carefully crafted by GDG community! The event will take place on 26-27th of November in Zurich.

What to expect

  • In this conference, we will have 200+ attendees and 10+ speakers from different locations over Europe.Google Developer Experts will also perform on these dates!
  • We try to focus on technical aspects and deliver high quality talks.
  • Two days talks & codelabs dedicated Android, Web, Cloud & Open Source technologies.
  • Codelabs where participants will have an opportunity to get some new practical skills from the best developers in Google-related technologies.

So hurry up to book tickets to the event, this will be a fantastic chance to learn in the company of coders, hackers, geeks and just experts of our industry.

Festival organizers

Google development groups from all over Switzerland are sharing experiences and gain new knowledge. Each group – is open to all community of developers that create exciting projects and share their experience with passion about Google technologies.

By the way, it’s pleasure to announce that call for papers is opened! Apply and share with us your knowledge and experience.

You can find information about registration, speakers, tickets and other latest news on the conference website,Facebook, Twitter or Google+. Don’t miss anything interesting!

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Jean-Baptiste Clion

True Google fan & Cloud technologies addict, always trying to design & develop innovative solutions. Share his passion for coding, always ready to help, motivate & animate on Google technologies.


Real Cloud enthusiast, always ready to help and share with web communities. He is a strong team player and has natural skills for leadership and organisation.

François 'ftiff' Levaux

If you're a MacAdmin, you might already know him. He loves technology, but the end user should be at the center of it. A ten year-old should get it instantly. François is also the Social Media Manager of TEDxBasel.

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