Engineer A Better Future The 15th Youth Congress on Information Technology

September 5-7, 2017 | SMX Convention Center
Mall of Asia Complex, Pasay City

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Y4iT Professionals Event


Sandeep Shukla Head of the Department of Computer Science and Engineering at Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur, India

Philip Gioca Country Manager at Philippines

Damian Haas Regional Director, Oracle Academy at Oracle Corporation

Rodge Bucao UX Research Coordinator at Oracle NetSuite

Raymond Francis Sarmiento Director at UPM-NIH National Telehealth Center

Ramon Pastor President & CEO at Rogomi, Inc.

Fred Chua President at My3D Concepts Corporation

Sam Harris AWS Education Program Manager | APAC at Amazon Web Services

Michie Ang Director at Women Who Code Manila

Mary Grace Mirandilla-Santos Independent ICT Policy Researcher at Internet Society - Philippines Chapter

Gabriel Villorente Senior ICT Associate at UP Information Technology Development Center

David Tapang Education Lead at Microsoft Philippines

Prae Seributra President at Starfish Country Home School Foundation

Joseph Pencil Vice President of Engineering at Kalibrr

Joan Magno Senior Product Manager at Kalibrr

Albert Dela Cruz Managing Director at RIGELTECH Corporation

BA Racoma IT Officer II at UP NOAH

Raymund Liboro Commissioner and Chairman at National Privacy Commission

Nicole Cordoves Writer, Online Editor, Host, and Ambassadress at Manila Bulletin Publishing Corporation

Gino Carino Co-Founder and CEO at Makerspace Manila

Chezka Monica Fermin Bataan Peninsula State University

Jasmine Malinao Project Manager at UP Information Technology Development Center

Marie Jude Bendiola Communication Researcher at Philipps Universität Marburg

Surawut Phornthabthong Senior Solution Architect at Amazon Web Services

...and more! Stay tuned for our upcoming announcements.


SMX Convention Center
Mall of Asia Complex, Pasay City

Badge claiming starts at 7 AM

Gates open at 7 AM

Event proper: 9 AM - 4 PM || Break: 12 NN - 1 PM

About Y4iT

Established in 2003, the Youth Congress on Information Technology — commonly known as Y4iT — is an annual information technology event in the Philippines.

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.

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Congress Badges Per Day


Early Bird Rate until July 30, 2017 11:59 PM


Regular Rate July 31, 2017 to September 4, 2017 11:59 PM



Small Group 50-99 people


Big Group 100+ people


Walk-In Rate September 5 to 7, 2017




Entrance to the Y4iT Plenary and Exhibit Halls. You will be granted access to talks of IT experts and booths and activities of Y4iT partners.

Congress Kit

The official Y4iT Congress Kit. This includes AM and PM snacks, souvenir program, and many more freebies from us and from our sponsors!


Certificate of Participation for each congress day. This shall serve as proof of your attendance and participation in this year’s Y4iT.

FAQ Frequently Asked Questions

Who can attend the event?

Y4iT is mostly attended by IT students, professionals, and enthusiasts, but of course, everyone is invited to join.

How do I register for the event?

To register online, go to and follow the steps provided. To register on-site, just go to the registration booth, provide the Secretariat with necessary information, and pay for the total registration fee.

Can I register online and pay on-site (during event day)?

Yes, you may accomplish the registration form online and pay during event day. However, badge rates depend on the date of purchase and not of registration. Payments made during the event day will follow the walk-in rate.

Can I register online and pay offsite (direct payment at UPSITF office or bank deposit) but claim my badge/s on-site?

Yes, you may claim your badge/s on-site or during the event when you register online and pay before the event. Just present the Registration Summary and proof of payment.

Why should we register online?

Those who register online will be prioritized during the event. On-site registrants (walk-in participants) will only be accommodated at 9am.

I failed to bring or print out my Registration Summary. Would I still be able to claim my badges?

Yes. Just bring proof of payment to claim your badges.

I lost my badge, would the management still be able to replace it?

Unfortunately, Y4iT will not replace lost badge/s.

Can I bring food inside the venue?

As per the rules of the SMX Convention Center management, bringing in of food items is NOT allowed in the venue.

How long will the program be?

Gates open at 7am. The program starts at 9am and ends at 4pm.

Will there be different programs per day?

Yes, there will be a different program for each day. Expect to learn and be inspired by different speakers and topics each day.

I lost my certificate code, would the management still be able to replace it?

Unfortunately, Y4iT will not replace lost certificate codes.



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Terms and Conditions


Tickets are non-refundable but transferrable.


Y4iT reserves the right to cancel or replace speakers.


Lost certificate codes will not be replaced.

The Organizer

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 and Development, Software Engineering, ICT Policy Development and Planning, and IT Project Management.