Y4iT 13:

Are You Ready?

“Y4iT the 13th: Are You Ready?” dares the Filipino youth to brave the unknown. In the dynamic world of IT today, individuals may have the skills and potential needed, but are they confident enough to take the next step? Y4iT poses this challenge, together with its objective of inspiring the youth and recognizing them as key drivers in the Information Technology industry.



Be part of the most anticipated IT event in the country.

Register by visiting http://reg2015.y4it.org and simply follow the steps provided. Register NOW to avail of the EARLY BIRD PROMO until July 24, 2015.

IT Workshops

For Educators & Professionals

UPSITF invites interested educators and professionals to participate in its 3-day series of training workshops set to take place during the 13th Y4iT at Meeting Room 13 of the SMX Convention Center in Pasay City. These workshops will provide a professional development opportunity designed to broaden the knowledge and enhance the IT skills of professionals to make them more effective and competitive in their field. Register now at http://sitf.typeform.com/to/ySsdAo.


Y4iT the 13th: Are You Ready
September 9, 10 and 11, 2015
Function Rooms 1-5
SMX Convention Center, Pasay City
Metro Manila, Philippines



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CHED Endorsement

The 13th Youth Congress on Information Technology, happening on Sept. 9-11, 2015 at the SMX Convention Center in Pasay City, is officially endorsed by the Commission on Higher Education.


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Seize the day!

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Go forth and learn.

Confirmed Speakers

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Bam Aquino

Senator, Republic of the Philippines
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Christine Balatbat

User Experience Team Lead, UXMNL
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Alvin Chan

Strategist, Mashup Garage LLC
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Jerome Gotangco

Cloud Consultant, HP Helion APJ Team
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Sheryl Hermoso

Training Officer, Asia-Pacific Network Information Centre (APNIC)
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Johan Janssens

Chief Innovator, Timble
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Kee Lacanilao

UX Designer
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Rowena Oyos

Apple Distinguished Educator, Brent International School Manila

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Ramon Pastor

President & CEO, Rogomi
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Harry Roque

Chairman, Center for International Law Philippines
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John Ruero

President, Philippine Society of IT Educators
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Kelvin Wong

Head of Outreach & Public Responsibility for APAC, Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN)



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About Y4iT

Established in 2003, the Youth Congress on Information Technology (formerly known as the Philippine Youth Congress on Information Technology)—commonly known as Y4iT—is an annual information technology event in the Philippines, organized by the UP System Information Technology Foundation (UPSITF).

Aimed primarily at college students, professionals, educators, IT experts and enthusiasts,Y4iT is an enabling event for today’s youth and aspires to recognize young Filipinos as key drivers in the dynamic IT industry. Since its launching, Y4iT has gone on to be at the forefront of information technology gathering events in the Philippines. Various relevant and exciting IT topics are presented and discussed. The event is co-organized by the Y4iT Volunteer Corps (YVC).


The UP System Information Technology Foundation (UPSITF) Inc. is a non-government organization focused on the application of Information and Communication Technology for development. It partners with UP Information Technology Development Center in providing various services such as, but not limited to, Education Development, IT Human Capital Development, Research & Development, Software Engineering, ICT Policy Development and Planning, and IT Project Management.

The Foundation’s flagship project Youth on Information Technology or popularly known as Y4iT is an annual event organized by UPSITF, in cooperation with UP Information Technology Development Center (UP ITDC) and Y4iT Volunteer Corps (VolCorp), that attracts at least 25,000 attendees every year.

Apart from staging the biggest IT event in the country, UPSITF also offers in information technology courses on current IT trends and various programming languages and software development projects. Course participants include fresh college graduates, government employees, teachers, and professionals.

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