Plan for 2014
What we did :
GDG Jordan Meetup2 January 1 , 2014
The first meetup that we are using to talk about our plan through the year 2014 and for the mechanism and business strategies with all GDG managers in jordan ,and there are alot of people who have joined the GDG program after our DevFest event so should we have to meet to talk about the annual plan.
GDG Al-Zaytoonah University , GDG Amman , GDG ASU , GDG Polytechnic , GDG WISE University , GDG Yarmouk University.
جوجل : أيام الأنترنت العربي Google : Arabic Web Days February 1 , 2014
Arabic content on the web represents just 3 percent of the total digital content online—yet Arabic speakers make up more than 5 percent of the global population,so we set up event to talk about the achievements of young people in the development of Arabic content on the internet and we hosted many of the entrepreneurs like Abjjad ,Techno Echo , Google localization manager and many others, and someone has helped us from GSA and GDG ASU.
Pictures Link : http://goo.gl/HIGvIm
Events we participated in :
Droidcon Tunisia 2014 March 1-2 , 2014
Google Developer Group Tunisia
Our GDG Manager participated in the Droidcon event and talked about the Android App for Business ,this is the first time we did it outside Jordan and it was a unique opportunity for us to creativity.
Startup Weekend Amman III , February 13 , 2014
Yarmouk University Mobile Day March 5 , 2014
Participated in the event held at Yarmouk University , we talked about mobile applications and how to improve your own application through some libraries and new tools such as Volley and Sherlock.
What we are preparing and planning for:
Google Summer Of Code 2014 . NEXT EVENT >>>
After two day google will launch the GSOC Challenge for students , and we will make an event to talk about this challenge and how can students participate and the steps to do it and some tips to be winners , we are thinking to do it on April 12 , 2014.
Mini Summit for Google Communities in Jordan ( GSA , GDG ). we will choose the date with google coordinator in MENA.
its an idea we were planning for doing it with GSAs and GDGs Community
We think the idea with our coordinator Malak El Masry to set up the mini summit for GSAs and GDGs in Jordan and we have some topics that we will explain them for students Like android 101 , google apps (website , drive , map and youtube).
DroidLab April 5 , 2014. NEXT EVENT >>>
with GDG Polytechnic , and we prepared everything for Speaker and attendance , and we will share the Speaker form for whom interesting to become a speaker at Droid Lab and who has experience in Android platform , GDG Yarmouk got the sponsorships and hall for the event and GDG Polytechnic will help us to organizing the event .
Google IO Extended , June 25-26 ,2014.
in this year our team will processing a special event for Google IO conference,and this is the first time to hold a IO extended event in Jordan.
Chrome Cast , July 2014.
we will do the first event for Chrome Cast in Jordan , and after that we will do a workshop for this with Samsung branch in Jordan.
its a global google event in MENA for new GSAs , and they will hold it in Jordan again so we will help them in some things and we will ask them if they can give us the focus on the stage to talk about google community and GDG program.
DevFest 2014 , October 2014
This year, we will all of us to setup a single DevFest to be the biggest DevFest event in the world
*GDG Al-Zaytoonah University , GDG Amman , GDG Aqaba
GDG ASU , GDG Polytechnic , GDG WISE University , GDG Yarmouk University.*
And we set some of the topics that will put them in this year Like
Android , Chrome Cast , Google Glasses , App Engine and Dark ,and we are planning to bring up speakers from outside Jordan such as Droidcon Tunisia speakers
Levant Android challenge ,August 2014
We are discussing to create an Android Challenge in levant region ( Jordan , Palestine , Syria , Lebanon ), and we will do it with alot of GDGs chapter in MENA like
Palestine : GDG Gaza , GDG Nablus , GDG Ramallah
Jordan : GDG Al-Zaytoonah University , GDG Amman , GDG Aqaba , GDG ASU , GDG Polytechnic , GDG WISE University , GDG Yarmouk University.
Also We met Zain Telecom company to be sponsors at this hackathon , and we will meet Samsung and LG for more sponsorships .
Special Thing ST
The special thing we have done is we created a Website “ from the remaining money from the amount allocated for the DevFest “ www.gdgyarmouk.com
This is what we have planned in this year, and we hope that we present more :D