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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://www.y4it.org/workshop.

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Silvia Giordano

ACM Distinguished Speaker

Dr. Silvia Giordano joint SUPSI in 2003, at the Department of Technology and Innovation (DTI), a member of the Directory Board of the Institute of Systems for Informatics and Networking, and the head of the Networking Lab in the University of Applied Science - SUPSI. She is also a member of the IEEE Computer Society, IFIP WG 6.8 and a board member of ACM N2Women.

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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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Y4iT 2015

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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.

Tentative Program

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Secret to Designing Games: Understanding Processes and Reverse Engineering
Mr. Alvin Chan
Tech Talk
Intel
Tech Talk
Mr. Johan Janssens
Tech Talk
Microsoft
Tech Talk
Oracle
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Data Privacy Law
Prof. Harry Roque
Is the future mobile networking?
Dr. Silvia Giordano
JISSA and Cybersecurity Awareness, Development and Training (CADET) Program: What you don't know about information security will hurt you
Mr. John Ruero
OpenStack: Why and How
Mr. Jerome Gotangco
Y4iT Discussion Forum Session
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Welcome Address
Mr. Jonathan De Luzuriaga
Are you ready for the next BIG thing in Domain name space?
Mr. Kelvin Wong
Tech Talk
Microsoft
Tech Talk
Sheryl Hermoso
Trust on the Net
ISOC

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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Jonathan Defensor De Luzuriaga

President, Philippine Software Industry Association
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Silvia Giordano

Head of Networking Lab, University of Applied Science - SUPSI
ACM Distinguished Speaker
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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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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).



About UPSITF

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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UP SYSTEM INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY FOUNDATION, INC.

info.y4it@upsitf.org


+(63) 02 436 2217, +(63) 02 920 2080 +(63) 02 920 203 +(63) 02 920 2036
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