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Apr 4, 2024

Build with AI by Google Developer Groups Charlotte

Build with Al is a global event series aimed at enabling developers across the world to learn and build using Google’s latest artificial intelligence and machine learning technologies. Generative AI is transforming how we interact with technology. Build with AI is a community-led technical workshop hosted by Google Developer Groups  Charlotte (GDG Charlotte). The event is aimed at helping developers learn and apply their skills on GenAI trends and products from Google. Developers from all segments (including Backend, Android & Flutter devs) and all skill levels can benefit.


Location: Woodward Hall (Room 106) located in: University of North Carolina at Charlotte

8812 Craver Rd, Charlotte, NC 28223

Parking: Parking available at the following two locations

8755 Student Union Ln, Charlotte, NC 28262 (Union Deck)

8921 University Rd, Charlotte, NC 28262 (Cone Deck 2) 


5pm-5:30pm: Networking

5:30pm-6pm: Earl Gay, Principal Architect at Google Cloud

Session overview: Duet AI Inside & Out: Duets and Copilots make the world of Generative AI a developer’s sidekick to supercharge their productivity. In this session, we will walk through common use cases for integrating Generative AI into a developer’s workflow, and then we will break down how these tools works under the hood.

6:15pm-6:45pm: John Manning, MD, Google Developer Expert in Dart/Flutter

Session overview: A Founders Approach – Generative AI and its Impact on Startups. In this session, we will cover some of the key considerations of Generative AI from the perspective of an entrepreneur. We will cover common use cases, potential risks, and the importance of responsible AI in this scene.

Speaker Bios 

Earl Gay: is a Principal Architect at Google Cloud, where he has worked for the past 5 years. Based out of Charlotte, NC, Earl is a proud alumnus of UNC Charlotte, where he obtained his Bachelor of Science in Computer Science. Day-to-day, Earl works closely with enterprise companies headquartered in the Carolinas to help design solutions around the entire Google Cloud Platform portfolio from Generative AI to Application Development and all things in between.

John Manning, MD: is a Google Developer Expert in Dart/Flutter. He is cofounder and CEO of MayJuun, a technology startup that builds novel healthcare apps in Flutter. His company created and maintains the FHIR-FLI packages that connect Flutter apps to healthcare data in FHIR®, which has been used by health tech developers worldwide. Dr. Manning practices clinically in Emergency Medicine at Atrium Health’s Carolinas Medical Center in Charlotte, N.C., where he teaches medical students and residents principles in emergency medicine care and clinical informatics. He specializes in live-coding software applications in front of a large audience, teaching relevant development and health tech principles while simultaneously writing code.

For any questions or help finding the venue please call/text Miguel (GDG Charlotte): 704-728-7376

The event is open to Charlotte Students and Charlotte community. All experience levels are welcome. Registration is required. 

Connect: Meet local developers and technologists. All are welcome, including those with diverse backgrounds and from various companies and industries.

Learn: Learn about Google’s latest artificial intelligence and machine learning technologies through a hands-on workshop

Grow: Apply your knowledge and connections to build great products and advance your skills, career, and network. Give back to your community by helping others learn, too.

Attendees follow link to earn a badge for attending this event – https://goo.gle/buildwithai-attendee


Hosted By

Miguel Avila, Organizer

Miguel is a first-generation college graduate from a low-income, immigrant family, an Alum of UNC Charlotte and the Stanford Latino Entrepreneurship Initiative. A Venture For America Fellow, and the Co-Founder of Daily View Pools LLC. A swimming pool contractor building outdoor spaces that inspire time together.

Outside of work, Miguel is a startup mentor at UNC Charlotte’s 49er Foundry and runs the Google Developers Charlotte where he hosts events . He is the Organizer for Google Developers Group Charlotte, and a Global Shaper in Charlotte at the World Economic Forum.


Rey Velasco, WTM Ambassador

Ryan Edge, GDE & GDG (Sr. Software Engineer)

Hi there 👋! I am a Google Developer Expert in Flutter and a Software Engineer who is passionate about civic hacking and front-end development on mobile, desktop, and web platforms. I blog somewhat regularly on hashnode. I live in Charlotte, NC but I’m a Louisiana native ⚜️. I’m a nerd jock 🤓🏃, an anime enthusiast, an epicure, and an advocate for equality ✊🏾 🦄.

Complete your event RSVP here: https://gdg.community.dev/events/details/google-gdg-charlotte-presents-build-with-ai-by-google-developer-groups-charlotte/.


April 4
5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Event Category:


Woodward Hall (Room 335) located in: University of North Carolina at Charlotte
8812 Craver Rd
Charlotte, NC 28223 United States