5 reasons why you should not miss the Global DevSlam – Dataconomy

The Global DevSlam is counting down the days to its grand launch. The world’s biggest coding and development networking event for learning, skills, and talent acquisition will be held for four days, from 10 to 13 October, at the Dubai World Trade Center to celebrate all things code!

The Global DevSlam will bring together an influential ecosystem of top software engineers, data scientists, coders, and developers from all over the world hosting the most active and strong community network of technical minds, skills, and talents. Professionals, creators of popular software, libraries, frameworks, and the coding world’s radical superstars, who have left their mark on the coding world, will take the stage at the Global DevSlam.

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The first mega event in its region

The Global DevSlam will be the first event in the region where public and private businesses with ambitious transformation projects can interact, find, and hire top developers and coders worldwide, enabling the largest coding recruitment drive in the region.

The event’s four-day agenda is live and full of exciting conferences, training sessions, networking opportunities, and hackathons. The Global DevSlam will also host advanced Red Hat, Microsoft, Google, and InterSystems workshops. Participants will have the chance to experience the exhibitions of dozens of leading companies, such as Zoom, VMware, Autodesk, and many others.

Follow disruptive tech and trends shaping tomorrow

Global DevSlam’s power-packed conference agenda will include industry-leading conversations on Python, artificial intelligence, machine learning, blockchain, DevOps, Javatalks, metaverse, mobility, NFTs, gaming, quantum computing, cloud, Kubernetes, and many more disruptive technologies and trends shaping tomorrow.

The world’s top talents and teams will come together for DevSlam Hack Challenges, the largest hackathon in the region with over 3,000 participants, to create innovative solutions to address real-world problems with inspiring ideas.

Launched with the support of Coders HQ, a transformational project by the UAE government to help coders become strategic enablers of the UAE digital economy, Global DevSlam is expected to host over 15,000 visitors from more than 170 countries all over the world. The event will present great networking, discovery, hiring, and career opportunities.

5 Reasons Why You Should Not Miss The Global Devslam
The Global DevSlam will bring together an influential ecosystem of top software engineers, data scientists, coders, and developers from all over the world

5 reasons not to miss the Global DevSlam

There are countless reasons not to miss the Global DevSlam, the largest coding and developer community meetup in the Middle East and the world. The five most important of these are as follows:

1. The world’s biggest meetup for the developer community 

More than 15,000 participants from 170 countries, including prominent talents, decision-makers, and visionaries from the world of coding, will come together. The event presents great opportunities for networking, inspiration, hiring, and career. Conferences will take on the subjects trending in the coding world, including but not limited to artificial intelligence, machine learning, Blockchain, DevOps, Javatalks, metaverse, mobility, NFTs, gaming, quantum computing, cloud, Kubernetes, and others.

2. The world’s largest Python conference, PyCon MEA now in Dubai

The Global DevSlam makes a great breakthrough, bringing the world’s largest Python conference to the region. PyCon has hosted smash-hit python community conferences in over 50 countries. It is now making its first appearance in the region as Global DevSlam presents PyCon MEA in collaboration with the Python Software Foundation. Pycon MEA will present 80 speakers and more than 100 hours of interactive learning opportunities.  

3. Exciting series of hackathons

The DevSlam_Hack Challenges will gather the most talented individuals and teams from around the globe to develop innovative solutions to thematic challenges. Over 800 programmers will have four days to address real-world problems with their creative solutions:

The Global DevSlam teams up with Microsoft and Hackmasters to gather the best of the best to hack and showcase futuristic innovations that define an internet for sustainability.

In a one-day hackathon, Emirates NBD challenges the best tech minds in the MENA area to develop creative solutions to three distinct challenges: payments, SME lending, and personal data economy.

A-nex Korea invites hackers to its annual Ko-World hackathon to test, evaluate, and expand its cryptography exploiting skills.

4. Certified workshops

The Global DevSlam will host two certified workshops to take your coding skills to the next level:

Le Wagon

Le Wagon is one of the world’s most renowned coding boot camps. It helps students reinvent their careers through technology by offering immersive web development and data science boot camps. Le Wagon will run the following workshops at the event:

Blockchain Council

The Blockchain Council offers a variety of certificates that are tailored to suit Web3 aficionados of diverse backgrounds. Blockchain Council will run the following workshops at the event:

5. Career opportunities from global organizations

Industry titans in the UAE are embarking on a major tech expansion mission, fueling an increase in the need for programmers. Take advantage of career-changing opportunities as the Global DevSlam is expected to host the largest hiring event for the coding world. 1000+ career opportunities from global organizations will be waiting to be seized by the right talents.

Get involved now!

Global DevSlam will be the first-of-its-kind event in the region, dedicated to the community of coding and development. You can find detailed information about the Global DevSlam and get your pass here.

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