GDG DevFest MienTrung 2018 – a Festival for developer in Central Region

About GDG DevFest MienTrung 2018

DevFest is a festival for developer community organized in various format: seminars, training programs, codelabs, hackathons,… This is one of the major annual event held by Google Developer Groups at over 600 chapters in different countries all around the world.

DevFest was held for the first time in 2016. And this is the third year GDG has accompanied with Danang Developer Community, which is always welcomed by most of developers in the region. DevFest 2018 is taking place in three days, consisting two main events: Hackathon and Demo Day.

THEME: “Developing mobile or/and web-based applications in building a smart and innovative city”
Hackathon

It is expected that 100 best developers and IT students will be selected from registration list to form into 20 teams and do hackathon in 48 hours of intensive working for their application/products. This a great environment for developers to cultivate teamwork, network and multi-dimensional thinking, objective feedbacks and communicate with customers.

Time: From 30 November to 2 December, 2018.

Location: Danang Software Park – 02 Quang Trung, Hai Chau District, Danang.

Demoday

After Hackathon, the best 10 teams will be selected to pitch their solutions/products in Demoday in front of Judges and community with more than 500 tech-lovers to find the winners, as well as a chance to call for investment and seek development resource later. 20 Hackathon teams will be allocated separate booths to interact with tech community.

Time: From 13:30 pm to 17:30 pm on December 02nd, 2018.

Location: Grand Tourane Hotel, 252 Vo Nguyen Giap St., Danang.

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Hackathon Rules:

Who can participate?

  • Developers
  • IT or non-IT students
  • Tech-lovers
  • Do not hesitate, you are all welcome!

Regulations for Hackathon participants:

  • You can join individually or with your team form 3-5 members
  • Your project can not be completed over 30%. (if not, your project is not qualified for win the prizes)
  • Encourage to use at least 01 tech platform of Google: Android, Flutter, Angular, …

Grading Criteria:

  • Ideas: Based on the program’s theme (Innovative and practical)
  • Technology
  • Feasibility
  • The level of completion (In terms of features)

Award structures:

  • The winner: 10.000.000 VND + Cloud Credit worth 400 USD from Google + 01 month package for 5 members from SURFSPACE worth 10,000,000 VND + 1 laptop voucher in Phong Vu worth 3.000.000 VND (for laptop costs over 15 mil VND) Capsule coffee machine IZI and coffee from Cubes Asia.
  • The runner – up: 3.000.000 VND  + Cloud Credit worth 400 USD from Google + 1 laptop voucher in Phong Vu worth 3.000.000 VND (for laptop costs over 15 mil VND) Capsule coffee machine IZI and coffee from Cubes Asia.
  • Young Potential Award: 3.000.000 VND + Cloud Credit worth 400 USD from Google + 1 laptop voucher in Phong Vu worth 3.000.000 VND (for laptop costs over 15 mil VND) + Capsule coffee machine IZI and coffee from Cubes Asia; Prizes are applicable to groups with 100% student membership.
  • Community Spirit Award: 2.000.000 VND + Cloud Credit worth 400 USD from Google + 1 laptop voucher in Phong Vu worth 3.000.000 VND (for laptop costs over 15 mil VND) + Capsule coffee machine IZI and coffee from Cubes Asia. Prizes for innovative projects that address social issues such as environment, waste treatment, climate change.
  • Popular vote Award: VND 2.000.000 + 1 laptop voucher in Phong Vu worth 3.000.000 VND (for laptop costs over 15 mil VND).
  • Award from the Da Nang Business Incubator: Directly entered the VII course of incubating and receiving the certificate from the Department of Information and Communication Danang.

This is an event free of registration fee, amongst a lot for other free things.

Join the event to take the chance:

🌟 Update the latest technology trends through sharing session from our keynote speaker.

🌟 Follow and cheer on the Hackathon team presentations.

🌟 Try you fortune with our Lucky Draw at the end of event.

🌟 Visit exhibition booths from IT companies in Vietnam.

🌟 Interact with 20 Hackathon teams in reserved area.

Hackathon registration link: bit.ly/hackathondevfest18
Demoday registration link: bit.ly/demodaydevfest18eng
WATCH THE EVENT SCHEDULE: HERE

*** GDG DevFest 2018 is a festival connecting programmers in the Central Region, a program by the Da Nang Business Incubator (DNES) in collaboration with the Danang ICT Infrastructure Development Center (IID). and the Google Developer Group MienTrung (GDG MienTrung) community group with the support of organizations:

  • mgm technology partners Vietnam (Diamond sponsor)
  • Phong Vu Trading Joint Stock Company (Diamond sponsor)
  • Media sponsorship ICT Magazine Danang
  • Framgia Vietnam Co., Ltd (Silver sponsor)
  • Cubes Asia Limited Company (Coffee sponsor)
  • Ylinkee Limited Company (Bronze sponsor)
  • Wakumo Vietnam Co., Ltd. (Bronze sponsor)
  • AgilityIO Company (Bronze sponsor)
  • CTNET Corporation (Crowdfunding sponsor)

And other partners: SURFSPACE, Greenwich University, Iviettech, Techsoup…

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