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Thank you TEKsystems!

One of the great things about DevFest Florida is that it’s made possible by the generosity of our sponsors. This year that proves to be true once more. TEKsystems is our latest Gold Sponsor this year. Please help us say thank you to them. Peop...

DevFest Florida: The App

Hey folks, in case you wanted to carry the schedule in your pocket, favorite the sessions you’re interested in check out our app on the Play Store AND the App Store. With more features coming soon, it’s a great tool to have to get the most out o...

Inclusivity Scholarship Tickets

###Update (02 Oct 2017) : We’ve announced our scholarship ticket recipients. ### No, we don’t have Hamilton tickets. We’ve got something better! Tickets to DevFest Florida! 😄 We want to make sure that we are serving **ALL** the folks of Tampa,...

Why attend a conference?

If you haven’t seen our speaker lineup yet you should check it out. If you have, then you know we curated a LOT of great talks by some talented folks from the local community and from around the world. Topics ranging from animation on the web to...

WDW Swan Resort - Room rate for out of town guests

Rooms are available to book now! If you’re a speaker or are coming in from out of town and want to stay a few nights and enjoy Disney World we’ve got a pretty sweet deal. The Walt Disney World Swan Resort is located in the Epcot Resort Area. Wh...

CFP period is over

We want to thank all of you that have submitted your abstracts for talks at this year’s DevFest Florida! This year we surpassed last years submissions with almost 4 times as many submissions. We’ve received submissions from all over the world as ...

Thank you Sourcetoad!

One of the great things about DevFest Florida is that it’s made possible by the generosity of our sponsors. This year that proves to be true once more. Sourcetoad is our first Silver sponsor this year. Please help us say thank you to Sourcetoad b...

Two weeks left for CFP close

We want to thank everyone that’s submitted so far. We’ve almost tripled the number of submissions from last year. That’s pretty crazy! All of the submissions are inspiring. It is going to be tough to select our speakers this year only because w...

Why are we doing this?

Each of the organizers is going to share a bit about why they’re interested in organizing DevFest Florida. Here’s my story. My name is Michael Traverso. I’m a Google Developer Group organizer in Tampa Bay and I’m also the founder of a mobile so...

Tickets on sale

We’re starting ticket sales for DevFest Florida! We wanted to offer our fans, attendees from last year and anyone else excited for this year to get a great deal. To save at least 20% off of an early bird ticket get yourself a Faithful Supporter ...

Call for papers is open

DevFest Florida 2017 planning is underway. Have you solved a tough problem with Angular? Used a new library to simplify something with Android? Are you passionate about designing apps & web apps? Are you interested in showing off your amazing...

Code of Conduct

GDG Tampa Bay, GDG Central Florida, and GDG Space Coast are chapters of the larger Google Developer community, as such we follow and enforce the GOOGLE DEVELOPER COMMUNITY GUIDELINES. We, the group organizers and/or event organizers, reserve the r...

What to do in Florida

Orlando is the home of DevFest Florida 2017. However while you’re not at the conference there is so much more to enjoy the weekend of November 5th. While many of you know about a certain mouse that calls the area home we’d like to share all of the...