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Google Android Developer Challenge Launch Party

posted May 1, 2011, 7:25 AM by Richard Zulu   [ updated May 1, 2011, 10:11 PM ]
Google  launched an Android Developer Challenge for Sub Saharan Africa http://goo.gl/vwc14 April 2011

The Android Developer Challenge is designed to encourage the creation of cool and innovative Android mobile apps built by developers in Sub-Saharan Africa. Invent apps that delight users and you stand a chance to win an Android phone and $25,000 USD. To get started, one has to choose three defined eligible categories , build an Android app in a team or by yourself, and submit it via the competition website by July 1st. 

Google Technology Users Group Kampala is hosting an Android Developer Challenge Launch Party this Month where Android Developers, Mobile enthusiasts, students and Tech Bloggers are all invited.

Event Details Date: 6th May 2011 Time: 5pm - 7pm Venue: Google Uganda Offices

Directions to Venue: http://goo.gl/g6tRo

Program Lineup

1. Welcome Address by Organizers (5 minutes) - Richard Zulu, GTUG Kampala Lead

2. Android Trends & Brief Introduction to the Competition
(10 minutes) - Ham Namakajjo, Country Manager Google Uganda

3. Android Guest Speaker (20 minutes) - Simon Kaheru, SMS Media

4. Writing an Android app, Android Marketplace, Android devices (45 minutes) - Victor Miclovich, Android Developer

5. Breakout sessions & Wrap-up (30 minutes)
       Breakout sessions
       Quiz

6. Refreshments and Networking time

Loads of Android and GTUG swag to be won at the event.

To register for the event, visit Events Registration on the GTUG Kampala website.

See you then.