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Doors open at 6:30pm and ends around 8:30pm Entrance information and security: We will enter at 111 8th Ave at the corner of W. 15th Street and use the designated Google entrance. Please bring your government issued ID. Start Time 7pm Title: How Focusing makes it easier to be the Best: Description: Jonathon will discuss his own entrepreneurial journey and how he was able to use focus in order to raise over $20M and become one of the leading Govtech companies in his sector and more... Speaker: Jonathon Ende, Founder & CEO, SeamlessDocs (seamlessdocs.com) Biography: Jonathon is a serial entrepreneur and currently CEO of SeamlessDocs, one of the leading govtech companies. He is incredibly passionate about government innovation and digital inclusion. He is dedicated to bringing his diverse and creative skill set and applying all his resources to truly changing the way that government works and making the web more accessible. Start Time 8pm Approximate Title: Building with GSuite: Use Gmail, Drive, Calendar, Sheets, Slides & more Abstract: Anu and Lesley invite you to come learn how to develop with the productivity tools you use every day! Did you know the G Suite family (Docs, Sheets, Drive, Gmail, etc) have APIs in a variety of languages? We'll walk through an overview and examples of how to automate useful tasks with Cloud integrations. Biography: Anu Srivastava works in Developer Relations for GSuite in New York. She advocates for developers on the top of the GSuite platform to enhance their businesses, specifically focusing on the APIs for Docs, Sheets and Slides. She previously worked as a software engineer on Android and Cloud in the California Bay Area. In her free time she likes to perform with her dance group in Manhattan. Lesley Cordero is a Developer Advocate for Google Classroom and G Suite for Education in New York. She works with product, engineering, and developer relations to enhance the experiences of EDU partners integrating with Google. She previously worked as an Engineer & Analyst for other EDU organizations/companies. Title: AMP and More Speaker: Ben Morss - Developer Advocate at Google on AMP Abstract: More and more, companies are using AMP to create e-commerce and other interactive sites. But any new framework introduces new challenges! So we created our own simple AMP e-commerce site to find the best ways to create an interactive AMP site that worked well for the users - and for us, the programmers. Bio: Ben is a Developer Advocate at Google, where he’s working to help the Web be faster and more beautiful. Prior to Google, he worked at the New York Times and AOL, and before that he was a full-time musician. He earned a BA in Computer Science at Harvard and a PhD in Music at the University of California. Rumor is that he still runs a band called Ancient Babies. Title: NYC Mayor's Office Open Data Week wrap up lightning talk This presentation by Ralph Yozzo will show reasons why SeamlessDocs and companies like it are very important to our future. We need technology and government and law to collaborate for a better future for us all. Ralph is the author of https://tax.tidalforce.org which is an application that in part allows you to see your New York City property tax history and compare to others. Host / MC: Michael Gold Michael is the Entrepreneur in Residence at NYU's Future Reality Lab where he is commercializing cutting-edge augmented reality technology. His previous work experience includes: - Co-founder & CEO, Holojam; Patented technology for social AR & VR experiences. Sundance 2017 Best VR & SXSW 2017 VR/AR Top 5 Finalist. - Co-founder & CTO, Clubster (acquired 2017); experiential marketing consultant to LG, Starbucks, and Target
ABOUT STUDY JAM: Go from beginner to professional Android developer in 6 weeks. In this course you will learn the basics of Android programming. Participants who complete the course (and final project) will receive a certificate from Google, swag, and the potential for joining Google Launchpad (pending app quality). You also get discounts on the Android nanodegree if you choose to continue your Android journey. REGISTRATION: If interested, sign up here: http://bit.ly/gdgny-studyjam2016-cfp (http://www.google.com/url?q=http%3A%2F%2Fbit.ly%2Fgdgny-studyjam2016-cfp&sa=D&sntz=1&usg=AFQjCNE2LfiLKOlvcFmXuUH-zpKIMgfVuw) to participate in the Study Jam. Participation is free. We do expect participants to take the course seriously by completing lessons and projects and participating in study group discussions. Coding experience. No prior coding experience is assumed. However we expect participants to have basic experience with computers (e.g., install software, use browser etc.) and have the ability to create accounts online (e.g., on Udacity and GitHub).