Google I/O Extended 2016 Is Happening


Google I/O, the annual conference focused on software developers organized by Google will once again be held in California. Over the past few years, we’ve seen some amazing technology from the tech giant especially for Android, Chrome, Chrome OS, App Engines etc.

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Held for the 7th consecutive year, the event is usually 48 hours in duration and includes speeches from popular figues including Sundar Pichai himself, giveaways and a whole lot of other stuff.

Google I/O Extended 2016 – What Is It and what can we expect?

As for 2016, Google I/O will be held from the 18th to 19th May 2016 in Mountain View, California. Registrations for the event have been closed, but fear not, those who cannot make it to California can take part in the Google I/O Extended programme. Organized locally by GDG (Google Developer Group) Sri Lanka, the event is open to anyone interested.

Google I/O
Google I/O Extended 2016

Held for the fourth consecutive year Sri Lanka, the event is hosted this year by Dialog in collaboration with Ideamart and includes a live stream from Google I/O 2015, including the keynote address and other live sessions merged with local interactive speaker sessions, a Hackathon session and of course food, drink and entertainment.

The event will be held from 6pm 18th of May to 6am 19th May 2016 at the Sri Lanka Exhibition and Convention Center (SLECC).

The theme for this year’s Extended programme is about collaboratively showcasing local talent to the world. Thus Dialog is going all out to empower Sri Lankan technological talent. As such, the event will consist of a demo area and an I/O conference area specifically for registrants and invitees.

Other goodies include free T-shirts, Food and drinks, a free dialog SIM card with numbers starting from 077 GGL/0777 GGL and a lot more. We can’t really give you any hints so you’ll just have to come and see for yourself.

Registrations are now closed. Those who have registered should check their inbox for confirmation emails (as we ourselves have done).

As always, we, the bunch of awesome people known as Team ReadMe will be there bringing you the latest and greatest at announcements as soon as they are made.

You can click here to read more on Google I/O. For a list of I/O Extended event being held in Sri Lanka, click here.

We hope to see you there.



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