OTC MeetUp #3

In-person Tech Meetup


We successfully hosted our third official in-person event with over 75 people!

We had an event full of learning and good conversations, with four lightning talks and some snacks, in collaboration with Devfolio, LetsUpgrade and Made In Mumbai!

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When and Where


Time (IST) Event
2:00 - 3:00 PM Networking
3:00 - 3:15 PM 'Hacking The Hackathons' by Anas Khan, Ajay Maurya and Ayesh Nagdawala

We would like to share our hackathon experience, from writing our first lines of code to experiencing failure and feeling lost, to eventually winning three consecutive hackathons in just three months. Throughout our journey, we have encountered both merits and demerits of participating in hackathons. In this talk, we aim to provide essential insights before entering a hackathon, including key do's and don'ts to excel in such events. We will also explore the various opportunities that hackathons can offer, such as securing internships and networking with industry professionals. We would also like to talk about how hackathons should be taken as an opportunity to come up with innovative solutions and solve a real world problems.

3:20 - 3:35 PM 'Managing Geospatial Data in PostgreSQL' by Yash Kalwani

Storing, managing and issues with data spatial data in a transactional database; optimizing spatial data for scale — serving millions of requests per day; demo of rendering spatial data on front end

3:40 - 3:55 PM 'Let's Talk about Freelancing' by Darshan Rajpurohit (ft. Kartik Soneji)

In this talk, I will be covering what is freelancing, how to start it, ways to get your first clients, how you can turn freelance as a side business/full-time business, build your own brand, Share my experience, what problems someone might face at the start and how to overcome that, and a lot more.

4:00 - 4:15 PM 'Designing for Retention' by Swapnil Borkar

Retention is a key metric for apps that constitute on how well a business does. This talk shows you why it's important, how it's measured and some design led examples on how retention is implemented in innovative ways so you keep coming back.

4:15 PM till they kick us out Snacks and Networking

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