6.30 - Hello's
6.40 - TBC
7.00 - Developing for Google Glass - Timothy Jordan / Hoi Lam
8.00 - Hands on with Glass
Hands on with Glass
An opportunity to get hands on with some Glass units. Try out some innovative apps and demos and start to get a feel for what you will need to consider when creating your own apps.
Timothy Jordan - Staff Developer Advocate, Google
Timothy is a Staff Developer Advocate at Google working on the Glass platform where he's helped launch the Google Mirror API and the Glass Development Kit. He previously worked on Google+ where he helped launch multiple plugins and APIs including the +1 button. He has taught broadcasting, theater, engineering, and various forms of new media at the University of California at Santa Cruz, the Academy of Art University, and the Digital Media Academy. He has a B.S. in Computer Engineering, a Theater Arts graduate degree, and an M.F.A. in Digital Arts and New Media from U.C. Santa Cruz. He loves solving problems and believes in improving life through science and art.
Hoi Lam - Senior Google Developer Advocate, Google
Hoi is a Senior Developer Advocate at Google for Wearables including both Android Wear and Google Glass. He previously worked on Google Cast where he was part of the launch team for both the Google Cast SDK and Chromecast in Europe. Prior to joining Google, he founded Exahive to disrupt the mobile commerce marketplace with new technology and business models. Hoi was an Equity Research VP at Deutsche Bank and Citigroup between[masked] advising technology CEOs, CFOs on corporate strategy and institutional investors on technology investments. Before banking, he was an enterprise architect at Accenture heading up product management for large client programmes. Hoi holds a Master and Bachelor degree in Space Engineering from the University of Cambridge.
A special thanks to Google for sponsoring the Beer, Soft Drinks and Pizza
I've blogged about this event with the key takeaways here:
You might also be interested in my photos and review from the London launch event here, which covers some of the basics of Glass:
Thanks again to the Londroid team, Skills Matter and Google for a great meetup!