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2nd Annual Google IO Extended at Rutgers Newark

Wednesday, May 17, 2017 - 10:00am to Friday, May 19, 2017 - 6:00pm
1 Washington Park
Alfred Blake
Kristina Durante
Todd Nakamura
Manojit Nandi
Rahul Anand
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Rahul anand

We are hosting the Google I/O Extended event at Rutgers Business School again this year! Last year we had over 150 people attend on a single day and featured emminent speakers!

This year we have made it even better! 3 days of Technology, Entrepreneurship, Hackathons and more! With over a 100 signups already we will be connecting students, entrepreneurs, Google and Industry Execs, Companies and Startups.

This is an initiative by students and entrepreneurs at Rutgers University.


Reserve your spot before the event is fully sold out. Link to register:

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Thanks to our partners and collaborative groups for the initiative

// The Ideas Maker // Rutgers University // Google Developers Group North Jersey // NJ Small Business Development Center // Rutgers CEO // America's SBDC // The Services Group // NYC 3Ducation //
Please sign up for either one of the following days: Or all three of them!

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Day 1: May 17 (The Technology Day)
From 10:00am to 6:00pm we will be getting through hand's on sessions, IO livestream, networking and more.
// Livestreaming the I/O
// On the spot pitch competitions
// Hands on Code Labs
// 3D printed Give-aways

Day 2: May 18 (Business Day)
From 10:00am to 6:00pm we will be getting through hand's on sessions on how to make better business strategies and decsions.
// Startup Pitch
// SEO Hands-on Session
// Introduction to Google Analytics, Adwords and Adsense
// 3D Printing and 3D design
// Getting on Google: The guide to taking control of your business

Day 3: May 19 (Half Day Hackathon)
From 10:00am to 6:00pm we will be working on challange based micro hackathons using google cloud and more!
// Create apps using Google Cloud
// Bonus: Showcase your work to local development companies and (get hired)
Our Speakers

Alfred Blake
Alfred is the assistant director of the Entrepreneurship Programs Rutgers Business School & Founder of Rule Breaker University. A successful business man, he additionally mentors and coaches entrepreneurship to over 500 students in the Newark and New Brunswick campuses of Rutgers Business School.

Todd Nakamura
Todd is the founder of Google Developers Group North Jersey.

Kristina Durante
Kristina Durante is an associate professor of marketing and the marketing PhD program coordinator at Rutgers Business School. Kristina is a social psychologist interested in the biology of decision-making.
Richard Berta

Richard is the DoubleClick Agency Lead at Google. His motto in three words: "Simplify, Amplify, Optimize." He is a Googler who's accumulated ten years of experience across digital & social marketing, including: programmatic media, marketing automation, management consulting and media sales.

Rafael Soberal
Rafael is an award-winning creative director with a strong business sensibility leads multi-country teams to develop and reposition brands across the US, Asia, Europe, and Latin America through strategic integration of digital, social, and traditional solutions. His clients include the likes of Disney!

Cheryl McCants
Cheryl McCants is a bilingual, award-winning communications professional and entrepreneur with 25+ years of experience. She is the president and CEO of Impact Consulting Enterprises, a New Jersey-based strategic communication, marketing and public relations firm with global reach.

Manojit Nandi
Manojit Nandi is a data scientist who has worked in cyber-security and marketing analytics. He specializes in statistical machine learning and is interested in how to use data to solve problems with high social impact.

Rahul Anand
Rahul Anand is the founder and general partner at The Ideas Maker, a web and app development company which he founded while persuing his degree at Rutgers. He is also the Rutgers Student Entrepreneur of the Year and an ex-google employee.

More Speakers to come!
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