Chi speaking at Google event in Newcastle

Android Update: The future of Android and tech in the North East

Android is the world’s most popular mobile platform. To date, it is responsible for powering hundreds of millions of mobile devices in more than 190 countries. It is estimated that the Android eco-system is responsible for 207,000 jobs, contributing to the 1.2 billion pounds that video games brings to the UK’s revenue.

Google is proud to present the first of its Android Update talks in the tech hub of Newcastle. Featuring a presentation from Google engineer Matt Henderson, Matt will discuss the importance of Android to the digital economy, where Android is heading in the future and what opportunities it presents to developers be they new to the industry or heads of studios.

Hosted at Campus North and attended by Newcastle Central MP Chi Onwurah the evening will also be a celebration of the 20,000 digital jobs within the city featuring an opening speech by Chi plus talks from local game developers The event is free and will be followed by networking drinks.

Thursday 25th January 6pm – 8:30pm

Campus North Sunco House, 5 Carliol Square, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 6UF


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