25-27 September, University of the Philippines Diliman, Quezon City, Philippines

Register About The Event

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.

Simultaneously, in collaboration with Y4iT, Amazon Web Services (AWS) will be conducting its annual cloud computing event, AWS Siklab Pilipinas. It is a 2-day training bootcamp with a 1-day career fair for individuals in IT, Computer Science, and related courses / fields. The event is packed with insightful lectures, cloud computing bootcamp with specialized topics, and an AWS GameDay Hackathon. Learn from AWS professionals, build your cloud skills for the future, and find great career opportunities in one event! With AWS builders and engineers, you will be diving into topics on Serverless, Artificial Intelligence, and Machine Learning.

Where

UP Diliman, Quezon City

When

Wednesday to Friday
25-27 September

Event Speakers

Here are some of our speakers

Speaker 1

Mylene Abiva

FELTA Multi-Media Inc.

Speaker 1

Ariel Betan

University of the Philippines System

Speaker 3

Kyle Chua

Amazon Web Services (AWS)

Speaker 1

Rosshell Clemente

Oracle Philippines

Speaker 2

Monchito Ibrahim

UPSITF

Speaker 3

Sophia Lucero

Philippine Web Designers Organization (PWDO)

Speaker 3

Gen Macalinao

Department of Information and Communications Technology (DICT)

Speaker 3

Cleo Martinez

National Privacy Commission (NPC)

Speaker 3

Grace Mirandilla-Santos

Better Broadband Alliance | Internet Society (ISOC) - Philippines Chapter

Speaker 3

Stephen Misa

Amazon Web Services (AWS)

Speaker 3

Margaret Ann Mislang

Indra

Speaker 3

Nazreen Mohamad

Amazon Web Services (AWS) Malaysia Sdn. Bhd.

Speaker 3

Fe Nuñez

Workbank Inc.

Speaker 3

John Quintos

Project Hestia

Speaker 3

Maria Cecilia Rico

Optum

Speaker 3

Rachel Edita Roxas

Computing Society of the Philippines (CSP)

Speaker 3

Allan Sahagun

Oracle NetSuite Philippines

Speaker 3

Maria Paulino Savillo

JobStreet

Speaker 3

Paul Sears

Amazon Web Services (AWS)

Speaker 3

Jaymar Soriano

UP Department of Computer Science (DCS)

Speaker 3

Iris Tan

UPCM Medical Informatics Unit | UP Manila Interactive Learning Center

Event Schedule

3 days. 2 venues.

Here are the programs for each venue for each day.

Location: UPFI Film Center

Location: Ang Bahay ng Alumni

Registration

Registration

Opening Ceremonies

Welcome Speech

Tep Misa

Tep Misa
AWS Country Manager

Welcome Address

Mon Ibrahim

Monchito Ibrahim
UP System IT Foundation (UPSITF)

Student Registration on AWS Educate to receive free credits and complete registration on AWS Training Digital Classroom

Keynote Speech

Break

Philippine Policy and the Future of Digital Connectivity

Grace Mirandilla-Santos

Mary Grace Mirandilla-Santos
Better Broadband Alliance, Internet Society (ISOC) - PH Chapter

[Lecture] Cloud Practitioner Essentials: AWS Cloud Concepts & Core Services

Tech Talk on Privacy

Cleo Martinez

Cleo Martinez
National Privacy Commission (NPC)

Lunch

Skills of the Future

Rosshell Clemente

Rosshell Clemente
Oracle Philippines

[Lab] AWS Educate Portal

Tech Talk by Amazon Web Services (AWS)

[Lecture] Cloud Practitioner Essentials: AWS Architecting

Break

Break

Robotics as the Future

Mylene Abiva

Mylene Abiva
FELTA Multi-Media Inc.

[Lecture] Cloud Practitioner Essentials: AWS Security

Tech Talk

Acer

[Lecture] What's Next - AWS Training & Certification

Tech Talk by IBM

#Malasakit in the Time of AI

Fe Nunez

Fe Nuñez
Workbank Inc.

Location: UPFI Film Center

Location: Ang Bahay ng Alumni

Registration

Registration

Opening Ceremonies

[Lecture & Lab] Deploying WebApps on Cloud with AWS Solution Architects

Welcome Address

Rachel Roxas

Rachel Edita Roxas
Computing Society of the Philippines (CSP)

Break

Keynote Speech by Acer

[Lecture & Lab] Deploying WebApps on Cloud with AWS Solution Architects

Big Data, Artificial Intelligence and Healthcare

Iris Tan

Iris Tan
UP College of Medicine Medical Informatics Unit

Lunch

Tech Talk

Maria Rico

Maria Cecilia Rico
Optum

AWS GameDay Hackathon
Awarding of the Best Performing Teams

Paul Sears

Paul Sears
Amazon Web Services (AWS)

Creating Entrepreneurs

Allan Sahagun

Allan Sahagun
Oracle Philippines

Tech Talk by AWS

Break

Tech Talk by Acer

Tech Talk

Anatomy of an Attractive Fresh Graduate

Maria Savillo

Maria Paulina Savillo
JobStreet.com

#Malasakit in the Time of AI

Fe Nunez

Fe Nuñez
Workbank Inc.

Project Hestia: Optimizing Efficiency of Bluetooth Controlled Portable Land Vehicle for Person with Phocomelia Syndrome Using Approximation Algorithm

John Quintos

John Quintos
Project Hestia

Registration

Opening Ceremonies

Welcome Address

Ariel Betan

Ariel Betan
University of the Philippines System

Computational Brain Science: The Future is Here

Jaymar Soriano

Jaymar Soriano
UP Department of Computer Science

The Dangers of Social Media

Gen Macalinao

Gen Macalinao
Department of Information and Communications Technology (DICT)

Tech Talk by Acer

Tech Talk on FinTech

#Malasakit in the Time of AI

Fe Nunez

Fe Nuñez
Workbank Inc.

Break

Tech Talk by Acer

Sophia Lucero

User Interface and User Experience Design

Sophia Lucero
Philippine Web Designers Organization (PWDO)

At The Core of Progressive Innovation

Marge Mislang

Marge Mislang
Indra

Anatomy of an Attractive Fresh Graduate

Maria Savillo

Maria Paulina Savillo
JobStreet.com

Tech Talk by Accenture

Event Venues

Event venue location info and gallery

UPFI Film Center

Ang Bahay ng Alumni

Frequently Asked Questions (F.A.Q.)

Congress Badges

Congress Badge Rates Per Day

Early Bird Rate
Until August 15, 2019
₱600

Regular Rate
August 15 - September 20, 2019
₱700
Individual

₱650
Small Group (50-99 people)

₱600
Big Group (100+ people)

Walk-In Rate
September 25-27, 2019
₱750

Due to the limited number of seats, early registration and payment are strongly recommended to ensure your participation. We cannot guarantee seats for walk-ins.

Contact Us

We're always standing by and eager to help.

Address

3/F Vidal Tan Hall, Quirino Avenue corner Velasquez Street, UP Diliman, Quezon City, Philippines 1101