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

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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 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 1

Lope Doromal Jr.

IBM Philippines Inc.

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

Patrick Palacios

Appsolutely

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

Speaker 3

Arvin Yason

Accenture

Speaker 3

Papon Yongpisanpop

Amazon Web Services (AWS) Thailand

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 (Philippines)

Welcome Address

Mon Ibrahim

Monchito Ibrahim
UP System IT Foundation (UPSITF)

Cloud Technical Essentials: Computer Storage Database and Security

Papon Yongpisanpop

Papon Yongpisanpop
AWS Trainer


Kyle Chua

Kyle Matthew Chua
AWS Associate Trainer

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

Continuation of Cloud Technical Essentials: Computer Storage Database and Security

Papon Yongpisanpop

Papon Yongpisanpop
AWS Trainer


Kyle Chua

Kyle Matthew Chua
AWS Associate Trainer

Data Privacy Act of 2012: Privacy's Ally against Technological Threats

Cleo Martinez

Cleo Martinez
National Privacy Commission (NPC)

Lunch

Skills of the Future

Rosshell Clemente

Rosshell Clemente
Oracle Philippines

AWS GameDay Hackathon

Paul Sears

Paul Sears
Amazon Web Services (AWS)

Tech Talk by Amazon Web Services (AWS)

Break

Robotics as the Future

Mylene Abiva

Mylene Abiva
FELTA Multi-Media Inc.

Tech Talk

Acer

How Blockchain is Transforming Industries Today

Lope Doromal

Lope Doromal Jr.
IBM Philippines Inc.

#Malasakit in the Time of AI

Fe Nunez

Fe Nuñez
Workbank Inc.

The Evolution of Deals and Rewards

Patrick Palacios

Patrick Palacios
Appsolutely

Location: UPFI Film Center

Location: Ang Bahay ng Alumni

Registration

Registration

Opening Ceremonies

Welcome Speech

Tep Misa

Tep Misa
AWS Country Manager (Philippines)

Welcome Address

Rachel Roxas

Rachel Edita Roxas
Computing Society of the Philippines (CSP)

Cloud Technical Essentials: Computer Storage Database and Security

Papon Yongpisanpop

Papon Yongpisanpop
AWS Trainer


Kyle Chua

Kyle Matthew Chua
AWS Associate Trainer

Keynote Speech by Acer

Break

Big Data, Artificial Intelligence and Healthcare

Iris Tan

Iris Tan
UP College of Medicine Medical Informatics Unit

Continuation of Cloud Technical Essentials: Computer Storage Database and Security

Papon Yongpisanpop

Papon Yongpisanpop
AWS Trainer


Kyle Chua

Kyle Matthew Chua
AWS Associate Trainer

Are you Ready for your #lifesbestwork?

Maria Rico

Maria Cecilia Rico
Optum

Lunch

Creating Entrepreneurs

Allan Sahagun

Allan Sahagun
Oracle Philippines

AWS GameDay Hackathon

Paul Sears

Paul Sears
Amazon Web Services (AWS)

Tech Talk by AWS

Break

Tech Talk by Acer

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

Future Workforce

Arvin Yason

Arvin Yason
Accenture

Event Venues

Event venue location info and gallery

UPFI Film Center

Ang Bahay ng Alumni

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Address

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