Events

Events for developers in Mexico (November 2019)

These IT industry conferences range from the development of mobile applications to the management of cloud-based services.

In November, Mexico hosts different events for software developers. In these meetings, programmers can learn about the latest trends in the industry and find out about the news that leading companies have.

The topics discussed in these IT industry conferences range from the development of mobile applications to the management of cloud-based services. Learn more about these events here.

Huawei Developer Day 2019

Chinese tech giant Huawei presented its Developer Day 2019 in Mexico. In this event, the company introduced the services that currently allow more than 1.07 million developers to contribute directly to intelligent ecosystems.

Huawei Mobile Services (HMS) are tools created to develop a secure ecosystem considering all the usage scenarios of millions of Huawei users globally. This ecosystem is based on the base services of the Chinese company (HMS Core and its relevant functions) in addition to the services for developers.

HMS already benefits more than 500 million users worldwide, including more than 20 million Huawei ID users in Latin America.

Currently, 14 core capabilities of HMS (Core Capabilities), 51 services, and 885 APIs have been open to developers worldwide to provide them with the tools to develop applications for a connected future in all scenarios. By integrating HUAWEI Mobile Services developer software kits (SDKs), developers can use Huawei’s extensive and unlimited capabilities.

GDG Cloud MX

On November 11, the Google Cloud Developer Mexico community was attended by Benjamin Sánchez, a research scientist at the Google Brain team, and Antonio Guzmán, Google Developer Expert for Google Cloud and Developer Advocate at Xertica.

Benjamin talked about his current research, which focuses on smell recognition systems. At the meeting, Google experts spoke about what is AI, ML, and Deep Learning. They also mentioned what deep learning methods developers can use to predict, generate, and understand data in graph form. Finally, it was said how professionals could use these methods for a machine to develop a sense of smell.

Antonio offered a practical introduction to BigQuery ML, in addition to showing how ML models can be created, analyzed, and executed in BigQuery using familiar language like SQL in minutes and with minimal effort.

Singularity University Summit

Singularity University returns to Mexico after two years of success and surprising results in technology. The Singularity University Summit event brought the latest technological advances, trends in different industries, and the tools to place a business at the forefront and help entrepreneurs achieve exponential growth.

SingularityU Mexico Summit in Jalisco is a space specially designed to provoke conversations about the future; on global trends and technologies that include robotics, artificial intelligence, biotechnology, nanotechnology, blockchain, energy, and much more. The event featured speakers who had not been to Mexico before, as well as innovative workshops led by the world’s leading innovation community. 

Singularity University (SU) is a global innovation and learning community that uses exponential technologies to solve the significant challenges of the planet and build a better future for all.

The collaborative platform empowers individuals and organizations to learn, connect, and innovate with disruptive solutions using accelerated growth technologies such as artificial intelligence, robotics, and biotechnology.

It is located at the NASA Research Center in Silicon Valley, with members from 119 countries and with more than 431 impact initiatives. The SU community is made up of entrepreneurs, companies, impact organizations, governments, investors and academic institutions that are driving positive changes in the areas of health, environment, security, education, energy, food, prosperity, water, space, resilience in the face of disasters, shelter and governance. 

OpenBanking, Fintech & Blockchain

The OpenBanking, Fintech & Blockchain Summit will be held on November 14 and 15 at the St. Regis Hotel in Mexico City. In this meeting will be present Investment Funds, Fintechs, regulators, and bank leaders with international recognition. Among the topics to be discussed at the conference are digital banking, payment systems, credit, wealth management, crowdfunding, RegTech, RealTech, InsurTech, Blockchain, cybersecurity, and fintechs. Each speaker will share trends, challenges, and the different technologies that are being used in financial services to maximize profits, efficiency, and cost reduction.

At the Summit, entrepreneurs, regulators, and executives will contrast their experience and concerns in panels that will be focused on different areas of traditional banks against fintech. 

The idea of this event is to offer a few days of intensive training by key actors in the industry. They will teach and transmit methodologies that can be implemented in the short term by their institutions, businesses, and other services that they can provide to the entire banking ecosystem, digital payments, fraud, regulations, and other fields.

Among the participants of the event, there will be executives of e-commerce giants such as Amazon and Alibaba, as well as representatives of banks such as BBVA, Banorte, Santander, and Citibanamex.

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