By Calvin Khong
For the first time ever in Malaysia, Google Malaysia will be hosting g|Malaysia event in Kuala Lumpur from October 3-4, 2012 at the Berjaya Times Square Hotel. The purpose of this event is to show Google's ongoing effort to support technology innovation in Malaysia.
The event is also perfect for those who want to learn the technology innovation in Malaysia.
There event will be on going for two days with the first day targeted to marketers, webmasters, government and entrepreneurs. There will be non-technical and technical presentations focusing on Google products, platforms, tips and trends for businesses. Attendees will also get to see applications built by Malaysian developers for Malaysia and the world.
As for the second day, university faculty staff and students are the main audiences. Presentations will focus on Google products such as apps for education, programmes and opportunities that are beneficial for universities. Attendees will also get to hear about university student experiences with Google.
At the same time, the second day is also for developers as on 4 October, the giant search company will also hosts GDG DevFest Malaysia, which is a event that connects Malaysian developers to Google developer advocates and engineers. There will be introductory and medium-level sessions on best practices for using Google technologies like App Engine, Web Services, HTML5 and Android.
g|Malaysia is also a place for local developers to showcase their talents. If you have created or built something cool using a Google product, tell Google about it while registering and stand a chance to present at g|Malaysia.