Facebook second developers conference is going to be held in Lahore on November 3, 9:00 AM at Plan9 Arfa Kareem Technology Park, in partnership with Plan9, PlanX, The.Next i/o and P@sha.
The first ever Facebook developers meetup was also held at the same place on 1st of June in effort to introduce the audience with Facebook’s latest tool kits for the developers in Pakistan.
Everyone is invited to apply for an invite only full-day workshop from Facebook that mainly focuses on the company’s top partners. During the workshop, Facebook executives from Facebook Product, Partnerships, and Engineering teams will address the participants to give them exclusive, hands-on instruction via code demonstration, technology-talks, and updates about the latest Facebook Platform products.
Agenda of the meetup
The workshop mainly focus on software engineers and product managers from various sectors. There will be 3 workshops held at the same time on November 3 and each participant can only attend 1 out of those 3 workshops at maximum. Following are the topics for workshops:
- Reaching your audience with Bots on Messenger
- Building fast and reliable login flows with Account Kit
- Making your apps globally accessible with React Native
Anyone can register for the workshop as the registration is free but participation is based on invitation only and it is limited to just 200 participants.
The speakers for the events include well known figures from Pakistan as well as from Facebook Product teams who had their own success stories to share. Some of the notable speakers include:
- Sarim Aziz — Strategic Product Partnerships at Facebook
- Emeka Afigbo — Team Lead for Facebook’s Product Partnership in the Middle East
- Umair Sadiq — Software Engineer at Facebook
- Hasnain Lakhani — Software Engineer at Facebook
- Ethan Goldman-Kirst — Software Engineer at Identity Tools Team at Facebook
- Andrey Belokrylov — Software Engineer at Facebook
Due to limited seats available, Facebook has decided to invite only their priority customers — software engineers and product managers who use their APIs. Unfortunately, registration date has been passed. 23rd October was the last day to apply for Facebook meetup.
Can I Attend More Than 1 Workshop?
Since the three workshops are going to be held simultaneously, each attendee can participate in only one workshop.
Can I Bring A Friend/Co-Worker With Me?
This is strictly an invite only event. To be considered as a participant, all interested attendees must fill the application form. No walk-ins will be entertained.
Can Students Also Attend This Workshop?
This workshop is intended for software product developers and product leaders. However students with a working product/service may be considered.
Will We Be Provided With Laptops/Desk Tops At The Venue?
The shortlisted attendees are required to bring their own laptops and chargers for the workshop.
When Will The Shortlisted Candidates Be Informed?
Shortlisted candidates would be informed by Oct 24th.
Can I Apply After The Registrations Are Closed?
Unfortunately we would not be entertaining any applications after 23rd October 2016.
Facebook for Developers Lahore on Facebook Event