Google IO Event

SpinDance to Provide Keynote Address as a Platinum Sponsor of Upcoming Google I/O Event in Grand Rapids

SpinDance, Inc. of Holland, Michigan, will participate as a platinum-level sponsor at the upcoming Google I/O Extended conference in Grand Rapids this month. SpinDance Software Lead, David Keenan, will provide a keynote address on the features and benefits Scala offers Android development.

Google I/O, held this year at Moscone Center West in San Francisco, California, is one of the premier technology conferences in the world. Google I/O features highly technical, in-depth sessions focused on building web, mobile, and enterprise applications with Google and open web technologies such as Android, Chrome, Chrome OS, Google APIs, Google Web Toolkit, App Engine, and others.

To leverage the tremendous popularity of the event, Google created I/0 Extended for local developer communities to stream the event live, plus add a layer of local speakers and breakout sessions to complement the program. The local Grand Rapids event will be held in the Loosemore Auditorium at the Richard M. DeVos Center, courtesy of Grand Valley State University, on Thursday, May 28, and Friday, May 29.

SpinDance, Inc., located in Holland and Cascade, Michigan, is a provider of systems engineering and software development services to companies across multiple industries throughout Michigan and beyond. Since its founding in 2000, SpinDance has helped its customers build and deliver connected, smart products. SpinDance has recently focused its attention on the growing “Internet of Things,” with an emphasis on connected consumer products.

According to Eric Smith, Vice President of Engineering for Spindance, “Google I/O has become an industry standard conference for software developers seeking to understand how to make products smarter and more connected through embedded, cloud, and mobile software. As our West Michigan developer community grows, hosting events like this one are crucial to keeping the momentum going.”

Talks from the local tech community will be interspersed between live-streamed Google talks on wearable technology, design, innovation, and more. Day one will open with a keynote address broadcast live from Google at 12:30 p.m.. Additional keynotes and breakout sessions begin after the first meal break and continue for the next two days.

Thanks to sponsors such as SpinDance, the event is only $25 per person (seating is limited). For more information about the event, or to register, visit http://www.ioextendedgr.com/#/home.

About SpinDance

SpinDance specializes in connected, smart consumer products and Internet of Things (IoT) solutions. Since its founding in 2000, SpinDance has helped companies achieve their product goals with innovative, well designed, high quality software solutions. SpinDance serves customers ranging in size from Fortune 100 to funded start-ups in a variety of industries including automotive, appliances, insurance, banking, and consumer electronics.

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