Andromeda Founder Gives Keynote at DevSpace Conference CEO Michael Dowden invited to speak at online technology conference

Andromeda Galactic Solutions Founder & CEO, Michael Dowden, gave a keynote presentation for the DevSpace Technical Conference. The conference is a not-for-profit headquartered in Huntsville, Alabama, but this year’s conference was held online via Twitch.

To help this year’s DevSpace conference stand out from all the other online events, they hosted a keynote-only event with hand-picked technology speakers who were asked to present on a topic important to them.

“I saw this as a fantastic opportunity to talk about something that wouldn’t necessarily fly at many technology conferences,” said Dowden. “I wanted to share a message of ethics and accessibility in a way that technologists would appreciate, with an appeal to remember the people impacted by the technology we build.”

Dowden’s talk, titled simply “Pants,” was a pun-driven analogy comparing opportunity and oppression to one’s relationship with this ubiquitous article of clothing. One conference attendee had this to say: “It not only was full of countless pants puns, but actually had an amazing message of accessibility and consciousness of others as tech people.”

As a free event, this year’s DevSpace conference doubled as a fundraiser for the non-profit organization. Donations are still being accepted through the conference website.

About Andromeda Galactic Solutions Founded in 2015, Andromeda has a mission to facilitate connections between people in an ethical, accessible way, using technology when necessary. The company was created to address community issues through a unique combination of technology and services, believing that sustainable companies should generate net social gain with every product and service offered. Visit false for more information.

About DevSpace

DevSpace is an annual developer’s conference that takes place in Huntsville, Alabama. Technological interests run the gamut of every language, and DevSpace aims to cater to this entire atmosphere. DevSpace offers talks on a variety of languages, offering attendees the ability to improve their skills within their daily technology of choice and the ability to become familiar with new technologies.


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