Facebook Tech Talk on Mobile Apps, Cashing, and Ads


Are you interested to know about how tech giants attack some of the most exciting problems in software industry, or to network with other local professionals? Then, don't miss this opportunity!

You are invited to a tech talk given by Facebook Vancouver office and hosted by IEEE Vancouver Women In Engineering Group and Joint Computing Chapter. Female engineers from Facebook will talk about their solutions for some of the large scale problems that they are currently working on. Participants will have the opportunity to ask questions to speakers. There will also be half an hour of networking and socializing prior to and after the talks.

Some refreshments will be provided.


Amanda Johnson, Release Engineering. Amanda has been working at Facebook for almost five years in various roles, and is currently a manager on the Release Engineering Technical Program Manager team. Amanda's talk will cover how her group ships code to the native applications, specifically on iOS and Android, and how that compares to how they deploy code on web.

Melita Mihaljevic, Production Engineer. Melita has been at Facebook for less than a year, working mostly on caching infrastructure. Her talk will cover what makes scaling Facebook difficult and how two major parts of caching infrastructure have a key role in solving those difficulties.

Sara Motiee, Software Engineer. Sara has been working at Facebook for almost two years, mostly working on ads interfaces. Her talk covers how Facebook Advertising works by introducing Facebook Ads products and an overview of Facebook Ads ecosystem architecture.

  Date and Time




  • Date: 24 Sep 2014
  • Time: 06:15 PM to 08:30 PM
  • All times are (GMT-08:00) Canada/Pacific
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  • 515 West Hastings Street
  • Vancouver, British Columbia
  • Canada V6B 5K3
  • Building: SFU Harbour Centre
  • Room Number: 1600 Canfor Policy Room
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  • Co-sponsored by IEEE Vancouver Joint Computing Chapter
  • Starts 08 September 2014 03:00 PM
  • Ends 23 September 2014 11:55 PM
  • All times are (GMT-08:00) Canada/Pacific
  • No Admission Charge


18:15 - 18:30: Networking

18:30 - 18:55: Talk on App Shipment

18:55 - 19:20: Talk on Caching

19:20 - 19:45: Talk on Ads

19:45 - 20:15: Q&A

20:15 - 20:30: Networking